1/7/2005 - Measurement Computing Corporation announced that it has joined the LXI Consortium. Joining such companies as Agilent, VXI Technology, Keithley and Rohde & Schwarz at the Strategic Member level, Measurement Computing will be in an ideal position to help direct the organization's development of a standard for LAN-based test and measurement.
According to Measurement Computing CEO, Ben Bailey, "LAN-based instruments are in our laboratories now, and will soon be in the hands of our customers. By joining together in the LXI Consortium to define standards for communication and data organization between LAN-based instruments and computers, we are ensuring that every customer in this mixed-vendor world will be able to purchase, with confidence, products that work together and with all the popular software platforms. So this is what the LXI Consortium and standard is really about. It is not about technical breakthroughs or controlling the market, it is about promising our customers a trouble-free experience no matter who they purchase from."
About Measurement Computing Corp.
Measurement Computing Corporation is a market leader in the design and manufacture of computer-based test and measurement hardware and software. These products include analog and digital I/O boards, serial and GPIB interfaces for the USB, PCI, ISA, cPCI, PCMCIA, and PC/104 buses, as well as RS-232/485 serial interfaces. The privately owned company, founded in 1989, has more than 70 employees and markets its products worldwide through direct sales, a distribution network, and the worldwide web. Visit www.mccdaq.com for more information.
About the LXI Consortium
LXI is the next-generation, LAN-based modular architecture standard for automated test systems managed by the LXI Consortium, a not-for-profit corporation made up of leading test and measurement companies. The group's goals are to develop, support, and promote the LXI standard. LXI's compact, flexible package, high-speed I/O, and prolific use of LAN meet the needs of aerospace defense engineers developing radar, electronic warfare, satellite, and military communications systems.
A backgrounder on LXI is available at www.lxistandard.org/find/lxi_backgrounder. Additional information about the LXI Consortium's product offerings, licensing, specifications and membership is available at www.lxistandard.org.
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