Category Archives: Test Automation

Posts that relate to production test, manufacturing test, hardware design validation, environmental testing, and other test automation topics.

Multi-Board Programming with VTOS Tools™

kozio-multi-board-programmingIt is often desirable when manufacturing circuit boards to program several boards in parallel. This entry describes a process for programming multiple circuit boards in parallel using Kozio’s VTOS Tools™. Read more

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New VTOS Tools support for NXP QorIQ T1xxx

VTOS ToolsVTOS DDR and VTOS Scan Plus were updated to support NXP QorIQ T1xxx family of processors. Use the the tools for DDR3/4 tuning and validation. Create tests and commands for working with GPIO, I2C, SPI, UART, Bluetooth, Ethernet PHY, and SD/MMC/SDIO devices. Read more

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Creating Custom Tests with Kozio Scripting

VTOS ToolsWe added a new feature to make it easier to add custom tests and custom commands to your test configuration. Read more

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Introducing JTAG Integration with VTOS Tools™

JTAG Integration with VTOS ToolsKozio offers new product integration that reduces the effort of bringing up new boards, or automating the testing of newly manufactured boards. Kozio is providing seamless integration with JTAG programmers. Read more

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DDR Optimization, HW Testing, and Programming for Zynq SoCs

VTOS ToolsIf you are looking for embedded tools that will save you months of effort optimizing and validating your Zynq-based design, we have just announced support. Kozio will release a DDR calibration and optimization tool, a hardware interface test tool, and a device programming tool for board designs using the Zynq All Programmable SoCs. Read more

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Test Automation Using vAccessTest™

vaccess-banner-smallKozio provides vAccessTest for free to help customers learn how to use the vAccess API for device test automation. Read more

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Introducing the New vAccess™

vaccess-banner-smallvAccess™ is a Windows library (DLL, lib, and header file) that Kozio provides. It exposes a programmatic interface for integrating VTOS Tools with third-party user interfaces, such as NI’s TestStand and custom test executives.
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Testing a Million DDR Memories

kozio-vtos-ddr-vaccess-bannerWhether you are building one hundred embedded devices, or building a million embedded devices, you always want to know that DDR memory is calibrated and working perfectly. If your final product relies on DDR memories, which is almost a given these days, ideally you want to verify that every cell of memory is functioning perfectly. The three most common challenges are: Read more

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Mobile DDR and DDR2 Support for Sitara AM335x Designs

vtos-ddr-banner-1Kozio announced VTOS DDR™ support for Mobile DDR and DDR2 memories used with Sitara AM335x board designs. Read more

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DDR Testing and Tuning of QorIQ P5 Board Designs

vtos-ddr-banner-1Kozio has released a new VTOS DDR™ package supporting board designs using QorIQ P5 processors from Freescale. VTOS DDR provides several benefits over other DDR verification solutions.
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