Training & Events
Upcoming Training & Events:
July 11-15, 2016 @ Taipei, Taiwan – Thunderbolt™ 3 Developer Plugfest
Date TBA @ GRL Santa Clara, CA, High Speed Memory Interface Design Challenges & Solutions
Past Trainings & Events:
June 6th-8th @ TX, the Austin Convention Center – Design Automation Conference (DAC)
GRL will showcase USB Power Delivery Test Solutions at Tektronix TIF seminar on May 17 @ Taipei, May 18 @ Hsinchu, May 24 @ Beijing, May 27 @ Shenzhen and May 31 @ Shanghai.
April 25-29, 2016 @ Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, Oregon, USA – GRL will host USB-PD test suites – USB-IF Compliance Workshop #99 (Registration required)
April 20, 2016 @ GRL’s Santa Clara lab – NVM Express: Design and Validation Challenges and Solutions – Granite River Labs (GRL), featuring with Oakgate Technology, SerialTek, and sponsors Quarch Technology & Serial Cables.
March 9, 2016 @ Taipei (Ball Room, 3F, Sherwood Hotel) – Solution Showcase of Thunderbolt™ 3 Developer Conference (Plugfest) – GRL hosting Thunderbolt3 Electrical Test suite.
March 14-17 2016 @ Taipei (The Westin Taipei) – USB-IF IOP Plugfest
February 23, 2016 @ Taipei/February 24 @ Hsinchu, Taiwan: Joint Seminar with Anritsu
January 20-21, 2016 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center – GRL will demonstrate Test Solutions for PCI Express Gen 4, USB Power Delivery, and DisplayPort Over Type-C, and GRL Director of Engineering Darren Grey will present 20Gb/s+ High Speed Serial Bus Test Solutions (joint seminar with Anritsu).
Jan 20, 2016 @ Hsinchu: Joint Seminar with PINSYUN
November 15-19, 2015 @ Westin Taipei, Taiwan – VESA PlugTest – GRL hosting Sink and Link Layer suites.
TBA @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Seminar – Ultra High Data Rate Standards Test Challenges and Solutions.
November 9-13, 2015 @ Westin Taipei, Taiwan – USB Compliance Workshop – GRL hosting USB Power Delivery test suite.
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 @ VESA PlugTest, Milpitas, CA – DisplayPort Over Type-C Logo Test Plan, presented by GRL Chief Technology Engineer Mike Engbretson (contact GRL for materials; VESA members only)
Tuesday, September 8th, 2015@Keysight Digital Measurement Forum 2015, Seoul Korea – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo.
September 8-9 @ GRL, Santa Clara, CA – GRL hosts the first NBASE-T Plugfest, in co-operation with the NBASE-T Alliance.
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 – Keysight and GRL present a of USB Power Delivery webinar (Language: Chinese)
Tuesday – Thursday, August 18-20, 2015 @ IDF15 Intel Developer Forum, San Francisco, Technology Showcase – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo (Tektronix booth).
Thursday, August 20, 2015 @Keysight Measurement Insight 2015, Bangalore India – USB Power Delivery Test Solution Demo.
Wednesday – Thursday August 12-13, 2015 @ Flash Memory Summit, Santa Clara Convention Center (Booth 119, SD Association) – GRL’s Miki Takahashi demoing UHS-II Card and Host Emulator and UHS-II Scope Protocol Decode SW demo and discussing the latest developments in ultra-fast solid state memory card technologies.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 @ National Taiwan University, Taipei – Free Seminar – USB Type-C interface Measuring Technology and Challenges USB Type-C – Presented with Keysight Technologies, ICT-Luxshare, SGS, ETC, and ACE Solution.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 @ The Ritz Carlton, Shenzhen, China & Tuesday, July 14, 2015 @ The Westin Taipei, Taiwan– GRL presentation on Challenges in Design, Development, and Validation of HDMI 2.0 devices – HDMI 2.0a Developer Conference (HDMI 2.0 Adopters only – register via Adopter extranet)
June 18, 2015 @ Tektronix, Santa Clara, CA, – Free Seminar – USB Type-C Testing – Presented with Tektronix.
May 13, 2015 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Seminar – High Speed Signal Integrity Design & Measurement Technical Seminar – Presented with Keysight Technologies and Microlease
January 27-30, 2015 DesignCon @ Santa Clara Convention Center – GRL demonstrated their latest Test Solutions in the Expo, and GRL Director of SI Engineering Miki Takahashi presented “Using Microprobing, Modeling and Error Correction Techniques to Optimize Channel Design” (joint whitepaper with Keysight Technologies).
December 10, 2014 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Seminar – USB Type-C, Power Delivery, and Display Technology: Groundbreaking Opportunities & Test Challenges – Presented with Keysight Technologies and ElectroRent Corporation
November 19, 2014 @ Park Plaza Hotel, Bangalore, India – Free GRL Inaugural High Speed Design and Validation Forum – Presented with Tektronix and TRS Rentelco
November 20, 2014 @ Granite River Labs, Bangalore, India – Free HDMI Plugfest – Presented with Tektronix and TRS Rentelco
October 21-23, 2014 @ SD Association 2014 Fall General Assembly Meeting, Madrid, Spain – GRL Sponsors UHS-II Expo and Presents UHS-II Seminar
May 13 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free MIPI Test Seminar presented by GRL, UNH and Microlease
November 20 – November 22, 2013, SD Card Association UHS-II Workshop and Protocol Test Solution Demo, Embedded Technology Show, Pacifico Yokohama, Japan
November 21, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – PCI Express 3.0 Test Seminar and Hands-On Workshop
July 24th and July 25th, 2013 @ Granite River Labs Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore, India – Granite River Labs India Inauguration
July 18th & 23rd, 2013 @ Granite River Labs- Free DDR 3/4 Seminar Presented by MetricTest
June 13, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – In-Situ De-embedding (ISD). An accurate and cost-saving alternative to TRL calibration – by Dr. Ching-Chao Huang
May 29, 2013 @ Agilent Technologies, Tokyo, Japan – UHS-II Technology Overview – The Challenge of SD4.0. Presented by Miki Takahashi, Director of Signal Integrity Engineering, Granite River Labs & Chair, SD Association UHS Task Group
May 21-22, 2013 @ Taipei and Hsinchu, Taiwan – Compliance Testing and Application Solutions for High Speed Digital Interfaces Seminar, by Granite River Labs and ACE Solution
May 14, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Signal Integrity Measurement Seminar and Hands-On Training, by Ben Chia
May 8-9, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Free Signal Integrity Seminars with Rohde & Schwarz
April 25-26, 2013 @ Teledyne LeCroy, Santa Clara, CA – Free USB 3.0 Pre-Compliance Testing Workshop
February 21, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, Hsinchu, Taiwan – UHS-2 Compliance Seminar, by Miki Takahashi-GRL & Joe Lin
October 17th, 2012, Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – High Speed Interface IP Qualification- Pitfalls & Best Practices
September 27 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Power Integrity Seminar
May 22 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Practical DDR3 Signal Integrity Design and Measurement Seminar
April 30 @ VESA DisplayPort Seminar, Taipei, Taiwan – DisplayPort CTS Update & Overview
March 8 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA &
March 22 @ Granite River Labs, Hsinchu, Taiwan – PCI Express 3.0 Compliance Test Seminar and Hands-On Lab
Feb 16-18 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – DisplayPort 1.2 Correlation and Info Seminar
Mar 15-17@ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – SATA Interoperability Workshop #10 Dry Run
Mar 18 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – USB 3.0 Compliance Test Seminar and Hands-On Lab
May 16 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – SPSI: S-Parameters for Signal Integrity, by Eric Bogatin
May 17 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – Practical VNA and TDR Measurements Hands-On Lab Training
June 24 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – USB 3.0 Compliance Test Seminar and Hands-On Lab Training
Dec 8 @ Granite River Labs, Santa Clara, CA – DSiM 2011 ‘Compliant by Design’ De-Embedding Seminar & Hands-On Labs
Nov 15@ Westin Hotel, Taipei, Taiwan – SATA IO Interoperability and Technical Training
Recent Event Highlights:
PCI Express 3.0 Test Seminar and Hands-On Workshop:
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH:
Thursday, November 21, 2013 @ Granite River Labs, 3500 Thomas Road, Suite A, Santa Clara, CA 95054
This Seminar and Hands-On workshop featured guests Rohit Bhasin from ElectoRent’s ATP team and Rick Eads and Thorsten Goetzelmann from Agilent. All three shared Agilent experiences and solutions in testing PCI Express 3.0 designs.
- Introduction to PCIe Architecture and Compliance Testing. Presented by Eugene Sushansky of Granite River Labs
- PCIe 3.0 Transmitter Testing Features and Specifications. Testing PCIe 3.0 TX BASEand CEM tests, PCIe 3.0 Automation and Testing Ramifications of 16 GT/s for PCIe 4.0, followed by demo of BASE tests. Presented by Rick Eads of Agilent
- PCIe 3.0 Protocol Compliance. Demonstration of Gen3 Protocol Compliance test and capture of test data using Gen3 PCIe Protocol Analyzer. Explanation of what is required to pass protocol compliance at PCI-SIG gold suite. Presented by Rohit Bhasin of Electro Rent
- PCIe 3.0 Receiver Testing. Overview of BASE and CEM specifications as well as SRIS/SRNS/Common reference clock testing and understanding their differences. Demo will feature BASE specification testing. Presented by Thorsten Goetzelmann of Agilent
Labs featured Agilent Test Equipment:
- Agilent DSOX Series Real time Oscilloscopes
- J-BERT high performance serial BERT
- PCIe Gen 3 Protocol Analyzer and Protocol Test Card (PTC).