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Tektronix Leads in Innovation as Six Products Named Finalists for Best in Test Awards

Following Nomination by Test & Measurement World Editors, Online Voting Continues through December

BEAVERTON, Ore., Dec. 14, 2012 - Tektronix, Inc., a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, today announced that six Tektronix products have been named by Test & Measurement World as finalists in the Best in Test Awards competition. Winners are selected through an online voting process that will remain open through the end of 2012.

The annual Best in Test Product Awards honor important and innovative new products and services in the electronics test and measurement industry across 15 categories. Nominees are selected by Test & Measurement World editors from thousands of possible choices, representing those products deemed to be the most innovative and significant in each category.

Tektronix is well represented in this year's balloting with nominations in a diverse range of categories spanning RF, signal analysis and software.

"As the leader in oscilloscopes we are honored to again be named a finalist in the Best in Test Awards presented by Test and Measurement World. As this year's nominations demonstrate, we continue to lead the way in oscilloscopes and are bringing innovative new products to life in many other segments as well," said Amir Aghdaei, President, Tektronix; Danaher Group Executive. "Given the fast pace of change, maintaining leadership requires a strong emphasis on innovation and focus on meeting customer needs, and Tektronix is clearly stepping up to the challenge."

Here are the Tektronix nominations:

RF/MW Test Category - PSM3000, PSM4000 and PSM5000 Series RF and Microwave Power Sensors/Meters

Oscilloscopes Category - Visual Trigger

Signal Analyzers - Tektronix OM4000 Coherent Lightwave Signal Analyzer

Signal Integrity/High-speed Test - BERTScope Bit Error Rate Tester

Signal Source Category - AFG2000 Series Arbitrary/Function Generator

Software - Certus 2.0 ASIC Prototyping Debug Solution

In addition, Tektronix affiliate Keithley Instruments received a nomination in the Power Supply category for its Model 2657A High Power System SourceMeter instrument.

"Since 1991 we have had the annual tradition of selecting the Best in Test Award winners," said Janine Love, Editor in Chief, Test & Measurement World, UBM Tech. "We received an outstanding group of new innovative products and services this year. We look forward to hearing what our readers think of these selections and which products they believe will define our industry for years to come."

To vote on the award finalists, visit:

Winners will be announced during the Best in Test 2013 Awards ceremony on January 31, 2013 in the Chiphead Theater in conjunction with DesignCon 2013, which takes place January 28-31, 2013 at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California.

Wondering what else Tektronix is up to? Check out the Tektronix Bandwidth Banter blog and stay up to date on the latest news from Tektronix on Twitter and Facebook.

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About Tektronix
For more than sixty-five years, engineers have turned to Tektronix for test, measurement and monitoring solutions to solve design challenges, improve productivity and dramatically reduce time to market. Tektronix is a leading supplier of test equipment for engineers focused on electronic design, manufacturing, and advanced technology development. Headquartered in Beaverton, Oregon, Tektronix serves customers worldwide and offers award-winning service and support. Stay on the leading edge at