Aegis launches TestXcell for electrical test
Feb 24, 2005
Aegis Industrial Software has announced TestXcell, its new electrical test program generation product. TestXcell is a comprehensive circuit assembly test solution that provides Automated Test Equipment (ATE) programming, DFT analysis, fixture design output, and schematic viewing.
TestXcell, derived from Digitaltest's C-Link, has a proven history and market acceptance with over 900 users worldwide. An OEM agreement between Digitaltest GmbH, Herbert Schmidt GmbH and Aegis Inc. allows Aegis to deliver an unrivalled best-in-class NPI suite, handling BOM and CAD import and compare, SMT line programming, documentation creation and now electrical test program generation.
With the addition of TestXcell to the Aegis NPI software suite, the circle of manufacturing information control is complete. Manufacturing and test engineers can manage the entire test process from intelligent graphical design data input through net adaptability checking, component testability checking and full mechanical fixture design to the generation of tester input lists and circuit description files.
Jason Spera, CEO at Aegis, said "An increasing number of customers were asking Aegis to add ET into our portfolio. ET is a very specialized discipline so when we heard about C-Link from Herbert Schmidt we immediately started discussions and I am really pleased with the result. With the dedicated 20-person strong R&D team we can expect rapid support and development of new functionality according to the TestXcell roadmap."
"Grant Boctor, president at Digitaltest commented, " I am very happy to have Aegis as a global reseller of our test software, with their large installed base, over 550 sites worldwide, we believe it will not be too long beforeTestXcell is established as the ET market leader."