Keysight Technologies Joins 5G Automotive Association to Connect Emerging 5G Wireless Communications Innovations with Latest Automotive Applications

  
  

Keysight working with 5G automotive association to bring next-generation connected mobility solutions to market faster

Highlights:

  • Keysight will contribute 5G design and test expertise to advance 5GAA's mission to develop, test and promote communications solutions; initiate their standardization process; and accelerate the commercial availability of these technologies in the automotive industry
  • Keysight will collaborate with wireless communication and automotive leaders to set up 5G automotive test cases; define certification processes; address vehicle-to-x (V2X) test and interoperability challenges; and support trial deployments

SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 28, 2017

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced it has joined the 5G Automotive Association, or 5GAA (www.5gaa.org). With its rich expertise in 5G design and test, as well as the collaborations with leading 5G research companies and academics, Keysight looks forward to contributing in connecting the next-generation 5G wireless communication and the automotive technologies together to innovate connected mobility and road safety.
                                                                                             
As an active member in a number of automotive industry associations; wireless standard organizations, including 3GPP, and leading 5G consortia; Keysight is playing a strategic role in providing the broadest design and test tools—from legacy 2G, 3G and 4G, to emerging 5G wireless technologies. Keysight currently provides the automotive industry with the most comprehensive array of design, simulation and test solutions for 5G research, including the industry's first 5G exploration library of simulation software.

"Keysight has a strong track record of providing industry leading design, test and manufacturing solutions for the wireless communications, millimeter wave and automotive systems tests," said Siegfried Gross, vice president and general manager of Keysight's Automotive and Energy Solutions. "With our participation in the 5G Automotive Association, we look forward to contributing and applying our 5G insights to the next-generation of intelligent transportation technologies."

"We welcome Keysight's industry leadership in the 5G design and test arena," said Dino Flore, director general of the 5GAA. "Coupled with their experience in a wide spectrum of test and measurement applications for connected and autonomous cars, their participation will bring valuable insights to our association as we work on developing intelligent transport systems of the future for the automotive industry."

About 5GAA

The 5GAA was formed on Sep. 27, 2016 and is comprised of automakers and network providers who are collaborating to solve issues related to connected mobility and road safety needs through 5G mobile networks. Applications that 5GAA are working on include connected car autonomous driving, ubiquitous access to services and integration into smart cities and intelligent transportation. Additional information is available at www.5gaa.org.

About Keysight Automotive and Energy Solutions

Keysight works with the world's leading automotive electronics companies throughout the automotive ecosystem—helping them drive their innovations, from design, to test, to market—faster, and at a lower cost. Technologies includes wireless, 5G, RF, millimeter wave, automotive Ethernet, high-speed digital, optic, power component, power conversion, battery, EV/HEV, functional test and more. Additional information is available at www.keysight.com/find/automotive.


About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight's solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, internet infrastructure, aerospace & defense, automotive, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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