Averna’s AST-1000 now Supports SiriusXM Pre-TA2 Testing

Leading global Test & Quality Solutions provider, Averna announced that the software-defined AST-1000, powered by NI LabVIEW and the NI VST, has received SiriusXM’s certification as a Pre-TA2 SiriusXM instrument.

The AST-1000 is an all-in-one extensible, future-proofed platform that can handle all of today’s infotainment RF and non-RF test needs while also easily accommodating changing standards, new protocols and additional applications for wide-ranging product test and validation requirements.

With this additional certification, SiriusXM testing is more flexible & reliable than ever before, allowing users to manipulate power output in real-time, and manually adjusting any loss during transmission from the generator to the receiver.

According to Matt Jecz, Director R&D & Test Platforms, Averna Technologies Inc., While the system was already the most flexible infotainment tester on the market, they are pleased to release more enhanced features, relevant for all radio manufacturers with additional benefit for the AST-1000 customers.

Additional Key Features and Benefits

  • Supports all common radio, video, navigation and connectivity protocols 
  • Flexible PXIe architecture allows integration of other applications/cards 
  • Ideal for design validation as well as functional and EOL testing 
  • Standardized APIs for seamless upgrade from older Averna RF signal-source products

The AST-1000 is designed for both manufacturing and validation and pricing varies accordingly.