XJTAG tests televisions

Bridgend-based TVonics Solutions has selected the XJTAG boundary scan development system to debug, test and programme its diverse range of energy-efficient digital TV products.

Engineers at TVonics’ design facility are using Cambridge firm XJTAG’s development system to speed up debug and test of ball grid array (BGA) populated printed circuits boards. These are fitted with a wide range of electronic devices including MPEG source decoder chips, flash memory, Ethernet controllers, I2C devices, and termination resistors.

TVonics has also integrated XJTAG with the production JIG tester at its contract manufacturing partner, Sony Manufacturing’s site in Pencoed, to enable products to be tested and programmed in-line in one single process.

The XJTAG development system is a cost-effective solution for debugging, testing and programming electronic printed circuits boards and systems throughout the product lifecycle. XJTAG said it reduces the time and cost of board development and prototyping by allowing early test development, early design validation of CAD netlists, fast generation of highly functional tests and test re-use across circuits using the same devices.