Keysight and Aunt Gilda: How we didn’t name the company

Most of us have named someone or something in our lifetimes - a company project, a favorite car, a child, maybe even an imaginary friend. Getting to the perfect name for our new design and measurement company proved much more rigorous and headache-inducing than we anticipated.

PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

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PAM4 and FEC Push the Limits of the Shannon-Hartley Theorem

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.15

The Shannon-Hartley theorem states that there is a theoretical maximum amount of error-free data that can be delivered over a specified channel bandwidth in the presence of noise. By increasing either

5 min read

#Communications #Network Test #PAM4 #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

Beyond business: How two Bay Area companies joined forces for the greater good

Corporate Social Responsibility

Beyond business: How two Bay Area companies joined forces for the greater good

HAMISH GRAY 2018.10.10

As we recognize the one-year anniversary of the Tubbs wildfire that directly impacted Keysight headquarters, 1,500 of our local employees and the Sonoma County community, I am reminded of the days dir

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#Great Place to Work #Community and Volunteerism

How Do You Define The Mission-Critical Internet of Things?

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How Do You Define The Mission-Critical Internet of Things?

Cheryl Ajluni 2018.10.08

Here’s a question for you: How do you define mission-critical in the Internet of Things (IoT)? Some might say that a mission-critical IoT device or application is one with the potential to impact life

7 min read

#Internet of Things #Wireless Device Test #Healthcare

Tips for Advanced Network Analysis

RF + Microwave

Tips for Advanced Network Analysis

Matt Campbell 2018.10.05

It requires much more than just S-parameters to completely characterize an active RF device. Complex tests must be set up to find compression, intermodulation distortion (IMD), spurs, and more. Tradit

5 min read

#Network Analyzers

400ZR – Optical Coherent Moves to Data Center Interconnects

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400ZR – Optical Coherent Moves to Data Center Interconnects

Nicole Faubert 2018.10.05

Optical coherent transmission technology, initially used in long-haul transmission, is evolving into metro networks and expanding to data center interconnects. Significantly faster data transmission r

3 min read

#Communications #Network Test #Data Center Infrastructure #400GE

Keysight P937xA USB VNA vs. Anritsu Shockline MS46122B

RF + Microwave

Keysight P937xA USB VNA vs. Anritsu Shockline MS46122B

Matt Campbell 2018.10.05

You have your workspace set up with your oscilloscope, waveform generator, and vector network analyzer. Now all you're missing is some desk space to actually do your work. What if I told you that you

9 min read

#Network Analyzers

3 Tips for Better IoT Device Battery Life

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3 Tips for Better IoT Device Battery Life

Cheryl Ajluni 2018.10.05

I absolutely hate it when my smart phone dies prematurely. Unfortunately, it’s not the only Internet of Things (IoT) device I have to worry about these days. I also own a Fitbit and an Apple Watch. Wh

5 min read

#Internet of Things #Wireless Device Test