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SANTA ROSA, Calif .– (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS)

What: High-speed digital standards are evolving and generational technological changes introduce new testing challenges for digital designs. At DesignCon 2021, Keysight technical experts will highlight high-speed digital designs at all stages of product development, enabling customers to anticipate testing challenges and optimize performance, as well as accelerate the time-to-market of high-speed computing interfaces, data center connections and consumer electronics.


August 16 – 18, 2021


Keysight Booth 807

San José McEnery Convention Center

Exhibition information

Tuesday August 17, 2021: 11 am-6pm PDT

Wednesday August 18, 2021: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. PDT

Keysight will provide the following demos that will help speed up a customer’s digital designs:

  • PathWave design
    • PathWave Advanced Design System (ADS) and workflow wizards to reduce design iterations in next-generation memory system designs.

  • High speed computing interfaces
    • PCI Express (PCIe) Transmitter (Tx) and Receiver (Rx) test solutions (PCIe5 and PCI6 pathfinding) that examine signal integrity issues, connector crosstalk issues, receiver jitter sensitivity , overall channel insertion loss and attenuated signals.

    • Input / Output Buffer Information (IBIS) specific algorithmic modeling interface (AMI) models on an enhanced dual data rate (DDR5) bit-by-bit channel simulator that provides signal access, automated control Device Under Test (DUT) for rapid test repeatability and a data repository for rapid analysis of results and rapid decision-making.

  • Data center connectivity
    • An automated test system for 100Gbps (800G) physical layer (PHY) validation that requires unique precision measurements to validate new test methods and specifications before the standard is completed.

    • A conformance testing solution for 400GBASE devices and components to achieve increased bandwidth in data center networks and designed to incorporate forward error correction (FEC) constraints into physical design validation.

  • Consumer electronics
    • USB4 and DisplayPort 2.0 compatible solutions over a low cost passive cable (using inaccurate approximations and partial data suppression to represent content), with Keysight’s UXR Series Oscilloscope.

  • Signal integrity
    • Providing insight into associated signal integrity issues such as reflections, eye diagram closure, crosstalk, and receiver-level bit errors for physical layer interconnect components up to 800G.

  • Intelligent automation of software testing
    • How to enable businesses to see their technology through the eyes of their users to identify and resolve interface errors and performance issues before they go into production.

In Executive ballroom Room 210E, Keysight test and measurement experts will offer free Keysight Education Forum (KEF) sessions:

Sessions of Tuesday, August 17

  • 32 Gb PAM4 Advanced Testing Challenges with PCIe 6.0

  • Next Generation Development in the Type C Ecosystem

  • Physical layer validation challenges to characterize 100 Gbps / lane designs

  • Solving forward error correction issues

Sessions of Wednesday, August 18

  • Guide to Recalibrate Signal Integrity Intuition for Memory Interfaces

  • Accelerate the latest skills for power integrity design / debugging

  • Next Generation Memory Solutions

  • Find out why testing of 5G disaggregated elements in isolations is necessary to ensure proper O-RAN Fronthaul compliance

Also, on Tuesday August 17, visit the Chiphead Theater from 2:15 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. for Keysight’s Modernization of tests and measurements technical session.

Additional information about the event is available at:

Media activities

Contact Geri LaCombe to schedule media briefings and solution demonstrations.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight offers advanced design and validation solutions that help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight’s commitment to speed and accuracy extends to software-based insights and analytics that bring tomorrow’s technology products to market faster throughout the development lifecycle, in design simulation, prototype validation, automated software testing, manufacturing analysis and optimization of network performance and visibility across the enterprise, service provider, and cloud environments. Our clients cover the global industrial communications and ecosystems, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics markets. Keysight generated $ 4.2 billion in revenue in fiscal 2020. For more information on Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS), visit us at

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