SHANGHAI, China, March 18, 2014 -- SEMICON CHINA -- Test Systems Strategies, Inc. ("TSSI"), a world leader in test pattern conversion and validation solutions, and Waterstone Electronics Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. ("Waterstone"), announced today their partnership to serve the high customer demand for TSSI tools and support in the greater Shanghai high-tech region of China.
"The explosive growth of design projects in Shanghai brings high demand for TSSI products to provide quality test patterns preparation," said Hau Lam, TSSI's CEO. "As more and more Chinese companies in-source test functions for higher control of their device quality, cost, and standardized design-to-test methodology, TSSI's well known high quality software tools for the last 35+ years are in the best position to provide the best-in-class solutions. Furthermore, TSSI's methodology reaches into design verification space to assist with test-aware design simulation of ATE patterns, improve design and test team collaboration via the same tool environment, and therefore, ensure first-time test pattern success. Waterstone is the company with rich experience in both design and test to represent TSSI in this growing Shanghai region."
"It is our honor to cooperate with TSSI and become the official distributor in Shanghai. With their leading technology for converting functional and structural simulation data from EDA (electronic design automation) output formats to ATE (automatic test equipment) program files, we believe TSSI's products can meet Chinese customers' requests very well. It will be the best cost performance supplier for Chinese customers," said John Tang, General Manager of Waterstone Technology. "Waterstone Technology has many years of experience in IP market and has good understanding of local customers' demands. We believe our partnership will bring great success for both TSSI and Waterstone Technology in China."
TSSI is a world leading provider of test pattern conversion and validation software solutions. Design and test teams of all sizes use TSSI products to save time, cut costs, and dramatically decrease time to market. TSSI provides innovative products and premier services for converting functional and structural simulation data from EDA (electronic design automation) output formats to ATE (automatic test equipment) program files. The company’s revolutionary Virtual Test technologies offer design and test teams time and cost savings in pre- and post-silicon test program verification, debugging, and failure analysis. One of the company’s major contributions includes the invention of the Waveform Generation Language (WGL), the de-facto standard for DFT (design-for-test), ATPG (automatic test pattern generation) and tester interface. Readers can learn more about TSSI by visiting www.tessi.com.