LXI Consortium Announces Upcoming Conference in China

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NIWOT, CO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 -- The LXI Consortium is pleased to announce its upcoming technical conference sponsored by the Chinese Institute of Electronics, the China Instrument and Control Society, RIGOL Technologies and the LXI Consortium on May 22, 2013 in Beijing, China. The conference will focus on the technical challenges and solutions for connecting instrumentation via the network and demonstrate how these are best addressed using LXI (LAN eXtensions for Instrumentation).

"China's test and measurement market has seen unprecedented growth in recent years," said Xing Fei, VP Marketing, RIGOL Technologies. "As strategic members of the LXI Consortium, we are excited to partner in the development of the LXI Standard and accelerate its adoption in Asia," Xing Fei added.

The conference will bring together leading test & measurement companies from around the world, and local Chinese customers and industry experts. Original research, user applications, and design and test procedures in product development will be presented. The presentations will be in Chinese or English with simultaneous translation. The following key topics will be discussed: -- What is an LXI instrument and what are the customer benefits? -- Case studies for LXI applications -- Latest developments in the LXI Standard, including HiSLIP and IPv6 -- Migrating existing and developing new high performance LXI applications using HiSLIP -- Setting up and configuring your LXI instrument, including working with IT -- IVI drivers and their importance in developing LXI applications -- The benefits of getting your instrument LXI certified -- State of the LXI Standard and where it is going The conference will also feature a "Plug Fest" (conformance testing session) to help member companies verify product compliance with the LXI specification, as well as a trade show for members to demonstrate their latest LXI products and feature sets.

For more information or to register for the conference, visit the LXI registration website: http://www.lxistandard.asia.

About LXI Consortium The LXI Consortium, www.lxistandard.org, is an industry consortium that maintains the LXI specification, promotes the LXI Standard, and ensures interoperability.

With more than 55 of the top T&M companies sponsoring and developing this technology, and more than 1907 products in over 227 different product families, LXI (LAN eXtensions for Instrumentation) is the current and future standard for test & measurement (T&M). LXI has demonstrated the fastest ramp-up of any communications standard in the history of the test industry and products from leading test and measurement companies.

About RIGOL Technologies Founded in 1998, RIGOL Technologies, Inc. is an ISO9001:2000 Quality Management System and ISO14001:2004 Environmental Management System Certified company, an emerging T&M leader and a technology innovator in Electronic Measurement and Chemical Analysis.

RIGOL's premium line of products includes Digital Oscilloscopes, RF Spectrum Analyzers, Digital Multimeters, Function/Arbitrary Waveform Generators, Digital Programmable Power Supplies, HPLC and UV-Vis Spectrophotometers, which help the engineers, researchers, and educators address their measurement challenges in confidence with affordability than even before.

RIGOL is a certified LXI conformance test house in Asia and is headquartered in Beijing, China, with branch offices in Cleveland, Ohio and Munich, Germany. The company has 400 employees and more than 150 distributors or representatives offering products and services in over 60 countries/regions on six continents.

EDITORIAL CONTACT: Bob Helsel Executive Director LXI Consortium execdir@lxistandard.org