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Tektronix WFM8300 Waveform Monitor Receives 2015 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award

Tektronix WFM8300 Waveform Monitor Receives 2015 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award

Editors of Cable Spotlight Honor WFM8300 for Important Role in Helping Cable Operators, Video Service Providers Transition to 4K/UHD

BEAVERTON, Ore., July 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tektronix, a leading worldwide provider of test, measurement and monitoring instrumentation, announced today that the WFM8300 waveform monitor has received a 2015 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award from, a TMC sponsored cable technology website. The award honors the most innovative cable technology solutions available in 2015. Applications were evaluated and awarded by the editors of Cable Spotlight.

The WFM8300 waveform monitor, with quad-3G-SDI inputs and new field-upgradable software, offers a comprehensive monitoring and measurement solution for quad-link 4K/UHD formats for such applications as camera lineup, color grading, color correction, content QC (quality control), and facility maintenance applications.

In order to make the platform future-proof, the WFM8300 waveform monitor was designed with an internal architecture that can handle 4K data rates enabling implementation of 4K/UHD formats support as an existing product upgrade. This effectively eliminates the need to incur the unnecessary capital expenses of having to purchase new monitoring equipment when transitioning to 4K/UHD.

"We are honored that WFM8300 has received a 2015 Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award," said Charlie Dunn, general manager, Video Product Line, Tektronix. "The WFM8300 waveform monitor allows cable operators and other video service providers to make the transition to 4K as seamlessly and cost-effectively as possible."

"It is my pleasure to recognize Tektronix with a Cable Spotlight Product of the Year Award for its contribution to the advancement of cable technology solutions," said Rich Tehrani, CEO, TMC.  "I look forward to seeing more innovation from Tektronix in the coming year."

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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

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For further information: Media Contact: Amy Higgins, PR Manager, Tektronix, [email protected], 503.627.6497, TMC Contact: Rebecca Conyngham, Marketing Manager, 203-852-6800, ext. 287, [email protected]