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Keithley Webinar Demystifies Testing of MIMO Communications Systems

(PresseBox) (Cleveland, ) Keithley Instruments, Inc. (NYSE:KEI), a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems, will broadcast a free webinar titled "Demystifying Testing of MIMO Communications Systems" on Thursday, March 5, 2009. This one-hour seminar will provide an overview of the critical requirements for testing MIMO-based technologies and outline test methods that are applicable to 802.11n WLAN, 802.16e Mobile-WiMAX Wave 2, and LTE wireless communication standards. This webinar will be presented by representatives from Keithley Instruments, Inc. and Azimuth Systems. To register for this event, visit www.keithley.com/events/semconfs/webseminars.

Multiple-Input, Multiple-Output (MIMO) technology is the foundation of expanding 3G technologies like HSPA+ and Long-Term Evolution (LTE), and the next generation of 4G wireless broadband technologies, including IEEE 802.16m and LTE Advanced. It employs techniques such as spatial multiplexing, adaptive antenna processing, and beam forming to deliver greater throughput and range, which will enable ubiquitous high-speed voice, video, and data services.

This webinar is recommended for wireless test engineers, wireless technology researchers, antenna designers, and wireless engineers and system designers.

About the Presenters

Robert Green is the senior market development manager at Keithley Instruments, Inc. During his 17-year career at Keithley, Bob has been involved in the definition and introduction of a wide range of products, including picoammeters, electrometers, digital multimeters, and temperature measurement products. For the last ten years, he has focused on the development of specialized products for the wireless industry. Bob holds a BS degree in electrical engineering from Cornell University and an MS in electrical engineering from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.

Graham Celine is the senior director of marketing with Azimuth Systems. Graham joined Azimuth Systems after a 13-year career period working on data networking. Starting in product support with LANNET, a switching startup later acquired by Lucent Technologies, Graham led the international support and services group based in Tel Aviv, Israel. After moving to the United States, he became director of technical marketing. With Avaya's spinoff from Lucent, Graham became vice president of solutions management, responsible for Avaya's MultiService Networking Group. He holds a BSc in electrical engineering from the University of the Witwatersand in South Africa.

Registration Information

"Demystifying Testing of MIMO Communications Systems" will be broadcast on March 5, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Central European Time (9:00 a.m. EST) for the European audience and at 2:00 p.m. EST (8:00 p.m. Central European Time) for the North American audience. Access to the webinar is free, but advance registration at www.keithley.com/events/semconfs/webseminars is required. The webinar will also be archived on Keithley's website for those unable to attend the original broadcast. For more information on Keithley or any of its test solutions, visit www.keithley.com.

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About Keithley Instruments GmbH

With more than 60 years of measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments has become a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems from DC to RF (radio frequency). Our customers are scientists and engineers in the worldwide electronics industry involved with advanced materials research, semiconductor device development and fabrication, and the production of end products such as portable wireless devices. The value we provide them is a combination of products for their critical measurement needs and a rich understanding of their applications to improve the quality of their products and reduce their cost of test.

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