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2016 Supporters

Diamond Supporter

Established in 2005, Optimal+ provides integrated, comprehensive, universal test management solutions software for the entire test process. Optimal+ is committed to helping test and semiconductor professionals master test management through its solutions software so they can achieve unprecedented ROI on their technology assets and lower test cost of ownership. A privately held company, Optimal+’s founders are a seasoned management team with experience at the world’s best-known semiconductor and computer companies. Optimal+ is a growing global company and has world-wide operations in Asia-Pacific, Europe and the United States.

Platinum Supporters

Advantest Corporation
Advantest Corporation is the world’s leading automatic test equipment supplier to the semiconductor industry, and also produces electronic instruments and systems. A global company, Advantest has long offered total ATE solutions, and serves the industry in every component of semiconductor test: tester, handler, mechanical and electrical interfaces, and software. Its logic, memory, mixed-signal and RF testers and device handlers are integrated into the most advanced semiconductor production lines in the world. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest established its first subsidiary in 1982, in the USA, and now has subsidiaries worldwide. Among them, Advantest America, Inc. is based in Santa Clara, CA., Advantest (Europe) GmbH is based in Munich, Germany, and Advantest Taiwan Inc. is based in Hsinchu, Taiwan.

Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics is the leader in comprehensive test and diagnosis solutions for today’s nanometer-scale IC designs. Our solutions are focused on providing the most cost-effective high quality tests for all designs including automotive, IoT and giga-gate ICs.

PDF Solutions
PDF Solutions, Inc. is the leading provider of yield improvement technologies and services for the IC manufacturing process life cycle. We offer solutions that lower costs of IC design and manufacture, enhance time to market, and improve profitability.

Silver Supporters

Cadence® Encounter® test technologies optimize test coverage and product
quality while reducing development costs and schedules. A single logic +
DFT synthesis engine and environment optimizes area, timing, and power
to deliver the highest quality netlist for both physical implementation
and ATPG flows.

SL Power
SL Power Electronics is a global leader in the design, manufacturing and marketing of differentiated internal and external AC/DC and DC/DC power conversion solutions for demanding Test & Measurement applications. SL Power’s family of power supplies allow test & measurement equipment designers to spend less time on isolating the “measurement” part of their design from external influences. Our new TE Series power supplies meet the new Level VI efficiency requirements by the Department of Energy, plus enhanced performance to meet strict electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) parameters.

Bronze Supporters

The ARM comprehensive product offering includes 32-bit and 64-bit RISC microprocessors, graphics processors, enabling software, cell libraries, embedded memories, high-speed connectivity products, peripherals and development tools. Combined with comprehensive design services, training, support and maintenance, and the company’s broad Partner community, they provide a total system solution that offers a fast, reliable path to market for leading electronics companies.

Astronics Test Systems
As the largest provider of Test with Burn-in for CPUs worldwide, Astronics Test Systems may be the best-kept secret in test. Close collaboration with our customers results in a solution tailored to your unique requirements. Because the only test system you want is the one that’s made for you.

Pickering Switching Solutions
Pickering Switching Solutions is comprised of two companies who are leading suppliers of high reliability switching solutions – Pickering Electronics and Pickering Interfaces. Pickering Electronics was established in 1968 by John Moore to supply high-quality reed relays for use by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in switching systems. Pickering Interfaces designs and manufactures modular signal switching and simulation for use in electronic test and verification. We offer the largest range of switching and simulation products in the industry for PXI, LXI and PCI applications. Our products are specified in test systems installed throughout the world and have a reputation for providing excellent reliability and value.

Founded in 2010, Qualtera offers the next generation of industrial big-data analytics platforms for integration, storage, visualization and mining of high-volume semiconductor test and manufacturing data. Qualtera’s database, internet and cloud technologies allow systematic and real-time exploration of 100% of the high-volume data streams from test and manufacturing operations. Customers benefit from exceptional engineering productivity, real-time worldwide operational insight and in-depth analytics for rapid response to manufacturing and test issues.

Qualtera service offerings include on-demand data integration, rapid high-volume data analytics and yield improvement services.

Qualtera employees and founders leverage long-standing experience in product introduction, product yield and quality management and foundry interface as well as years of experience in development and deployment of in-line fault classification software for semiconductor manufacturing, acquired at leading semiconductor companies.


Synopsys’ synthesis-based test solution provides designers the fastest and most cost-effective path to high-quality manufacturing tests and high-volume silicon. It spans the full flow – from IP all the way through post-silicon test – and includes testability analysis, compression, fault models, built-in self-test, and yield analysis. This year Synopsys will highlight TetraMAX® II, the next-generation ATPG and diagnostics solution delivering 10X faster runtime and 25% fewer patterns; Synopsys’ comprehensive, ISO 26262-certified automotive test solution for achieving higher quality, safety, and reliability; and advanced diagnostics and yield analysis solutions enabling 7nm manufacturing test readiness.