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Averna introduces AST-1000 RF signal source

August 022016
Averna introduces AST-1000 RF signal source

August 1, 2016 – Averna, a global Test & Quality Solutions provider, launched the AST-1000 infotainment RF signal source based on the NI Vector Signal Transceiver.

 The  AST-1000 can generate all common infotainment RF signals, including AM/FM, DAB, GPS, HD Radio, and Sirius/XM. This solution is ideal for validating automotive infotainment systems.

Due to the AST-1000’s software-defined architecture, this instrument will soon accommodate new signals, including connectivity protocols like Bluetooth and WiFi, and non-RF signals like CAN for bus monitoring.

Key Features

  • Supports all common broadcast radio and navigation protocols
  • FPGA framework
  • Integration with Averna URT Instruments
  • PXIe architecture allows integration of other applications/cards
  • Rackmountable, it handles lab validation as well as functional and EOL testing

About Averna

As a global Test & Quality Solution leader, Averna partners with product designers, developers and OEMs to help them achieve higher product quality, accelerate time to market and protect their brands.

About National Instruments

Since 1976, NI has endeavored to make it possible for engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges with powerful platform-based systems that accelerate productivity and drive rapid innovation. Customers from a wide variety of industries – from healthcare to automotive and from consumer electronics to particle physics – use NI’s integrated hardware and software platform to improve the world we live in.