2022-07-07 | Press release | Advantest’s VOICE 2022 Developer Conference Concludes Successful Event with Record Attendance
Maximum capacity reached for registrations and referrals
SAN JOSE, Calif., July 07 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Leading semiconductor test equipment provider Advantest Corporation’s (TSE:6857) VOICE 2022 Developer Conference has reached capacity for attendance and sponsorship at the OMNI Montelucia Hotel in Scottsdale , Arizona, May 17-18. Over 300 people attended the event, the majority of whom were Advantest customers and partners. In total, more than 60 companies were represented at VOICE 2022. This year’s event featured more than 65 technical papers presented in eight breakout sessions over the two days.
The 2022 conference received 119 abstract submissions from 31 companies from 13 countries. The documents were reviewed by a technical committee made up of 20 Advantest customers representing 12 companies. A total of 66 papers were accepted for presentation in the technical breakout sessions, fifty percent of which were authored or co-authored by clients.
In addition to the technical sessions, VOICE featured a Partners’ Expo, three highly regarded speakers and an initial “fireside chat” conducted between G. Dan Hutcheson, Vice President of TechInsights and Manish Bhatia, Executive Vice President of Operations worldwide at Micron. In addition to paper presentations, attendees had the opportunity to hear from R&D engineers and technology experts from Advantest during the technology booth showcase. A workshop day followed VOICE, which provided a hands-on learning experience for participants. Evening events and scheduled breaks provided attendees with valuable networking time.
This year’s program focused on crucial topics in the automatic test equipment (ATE) industry, adding technical tracks on digital high performance topics and new emerging market drivers and trends, including the data innovation and big data analytics, cybersecurity and security. edge and cloud solutions.
VOICE is made possible thanks to the organizational work of a steering committee, made up of volunteer representatives from Advantest and its customers, and the support of event organizations sponsorwhich brought together 22 companies, including two new participants this year.
Best Item and Best Booth Award
Thanks to the VOICE mobile application, participants voted to select the best technical presentations and the best technology booth. Brendan Tully of Amazon and Mike Kozma of Advantest won the Best Paper Award for their presentation entitled “New ATE Testing Techniques Using PCI-Express with Link Scale-PCIe to Solve Scan, Structural, Protocol and Third-Party Integration Challenges” ,” as did Stefan Walther and Linda Hänel of Advantest for their article, “Migrating the Test of Medium Power Mainstream SOC Devices Using UHC4T/DPS128 to a Single XPS256 DPS Solution”.” Honorable mentions were awarded to Ram Mowdhgalya Mani and Gabriel Tellechea from AMD for their paper titled “Screen Outliers with Adaptive Test Points to Improve Quality and Reliability”,” and to Oscar Solano Jimenez and Satoshi Tatematsu from Advantest for their paper, “S-Parameter Capability on the V93000 for Millimeter Wave Devices.” Sonny Banwari and his Advantest team won the award for best booth. This year’s booth was titled “ACS Edge 2.0.”
At the closing ceremony, the VOICE Steering Committee presented its Visionary Award to Gabriel Tellechea of AMD, a key Advantest customer who has provided ongoing and sustained support to the conference since its first attendance and presentation in 2011.
Presenting the Visionary Award at Tellechea, Ronald Goerke, CEO of VOICE, said: “From the start, this annual international event has been organized by and for members of the semiconductor test ecosystem. The success of the program is directly linked to the dedicated testing professionals who shared their valuable time, knowledge and insight into industry trends. We want to publicly recognize someone who has really brought vision at the VOICE Developer Conference year after year.”
To see all the highlights from this year’s conference, visit the VOICES Infographic 2022.
VOICE 2023 will return to the popular host city of Santa Clara, California. For more information, visit https://voice.advantest.com.
About the VOICE Developer Conference
Managed by a steering committee of volunteer Advantest and customer representatives, VOICE is the premier developer conference for the growing international community of users and strategic partners involved with the Advantest V93000 and T2000 SoC test platforms as well as Advantest memory testers, test cell managers and solutions. The conference offers a unique opportunity to participate in making semiconductor test operations as efficient and profitable as possible. Attendees gain and share valuable information, build lasting relationships, and learn what’s new in Advantest test equipment, drivers, and applications.
About Advantest Corporation
Advantest (TSE: 6857) is the leading manufacturer of automatic test and measurement equipment used in the design and production of semiconductors for applications such as 5G communications, Internet of Things (IoT), vehicles autonomous, high performance computing (HPC), including artificial intelligence. (AI) and machine learning, and more. Its state-of-the-art systems and products are integrated into the world’s most advanced semiconductor production lines. The company also conducts R&D activities to address emerging testing challenges and applications; develops advanced test interface solutions for wafer sorting and final testing; produces scanning electron microscopes essential for the manufacture of photomasks; and offers system-level test solutions and other test-related accessories. Founded in Tokyo in 1954, Advantest is a global company with facilities around the world and an international commitment to sustainable practices and social responsibility. More information is available at www.advantest.com.
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