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April 3, 2023

3 for 3: PortBridge: Simplifying the Path from Design to Test

Teradyne’s PortBridge facilitates a streamlined flow of information from bench to automated test equipment (ATE), enabling design and bench engineers to communicate directly with the ATE for debug, and test engineers to understand and diagnose failures in the flat patterns. In Teradyne’s new video series, 3 for 3, where we provide 3 answers for 3 pressing questions about trends in semiconductor test, Richard Fanning, Design Lead for Teradyne’s PortBridge, discusses the benefits of this essential tool.

Learn more about PortBridge in our previous blog post and contact us if you’re interested in learning more.

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Richard Fanning is a lead software engineer at Teradyne, leading the PortBridge software initiative. Prior to this role, he led the software development of the HexVS instrument board and the characterization API and GUI improvement project, and architected the Protocol Aware solution in IG-XL, in addition to working on numerous other instrument and software projects for the FLEX, UltraFLEX and UltraFLEXplus platforms. Richard has worked at Teradyne since graduating from Harvey Mudd College in 2000.

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