Singapore’s Nanyang Polytechnic Awards Tender to Tektronix for Video Test
MTM400 and MTS4SA Enables Video and Compliance Test Learning for Students

BEAVERTON, Ore., November 5, 2008  - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced that Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP) in Singapore has chosen Tektronix MTM400 MPEG Transport Stream Monitors and MTS4SA PC Based MPEG Analysis Tools.  The new instruments and software will equip NYP students with industry-leading video test equipment and provide a standards compliant environment in video transmission and receiver technology. It will also provide students with the opportunity to work on DVB-T technology and develop receivers (set-top boxes) to decode transmissions.

The technology provided by Tektronix will enhance the industry readiness and competitiveness of NYP students through use of the latest video and compliance test equipment to develop high quality video transmission technology. The MTM400A provides a complete solution for real-time transmission monitoring of MPEG transport streams over RF, IP, and ASI interfaces. The powerful user interface provides intelligent hierarchical views of network information, media, and data allowing engineers to rapidly identify the root cause of underlying service problems. The MTS4SA supports a wide range of DTV standards, including MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB.

"Tektronix video and compliance test equipment will help to prepare students for the real world with an authentic and up-to-date training environment that will stretch their capability for innovation." said James Alderton, Marketing Director of Tektronix Asia Pacific. 

About Nanyang Polytechnic

Nanyang Polytechnic provides quality education and training to prepare students and adult learners for work and life, equipping them to be life-long learners and to contribute to the technological, economic and social development of Singapore .

About Tektronix

Tektronix is a leading supplier of test, measurement, and monitoring products, solutions and services for the communications, computer, and semiconductor industries - as well as military/aerospace, consumer electronics, education and a broad range of other industries worldwide. With 60 years of experience, Tektronix enables its customers to design, build, deploy, and manage next-generation global communications networks, computing and advanced technologies. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix has operations in 19 countries worldwide. Tektronix' Web address is

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