"MediaTek has a proven record in optical storage production as well as product innovation through their focus on research and development. We are very pleased with the order for the Catalysts and we look forward to continuing our long-term business relationship with MediaTek as they expand into new product areas," said S.I. Wei, General Manager, Teradyne Taiwan Ltd. "The Catalyst is not only a cost-effective test solution for MediaTek's production test, its rich set of development software and engineering instruments provide a valuable design verification and characterization tool."
Catalyst dominates the SOC market with over 1000 systems shipped. Test capabilities include full coverage for converters, DSL, wireless/RF, networking, and power management applications. With more than 4,000 individual users worldwide, Catalyst's IMAGE(TM) programming system is the most widely used ATE software environment. Catalyst offers multi-site testing, providing the best test economics, and the most comprehensive suite of analog instrumentation for test coverage and production flexibility. When a mobile phone call is placed, or a PC, printer, scanner, pager, or DVD is utilized, Catalyst tested ICs make it happen and with the lowest cost of test.