Keysight Technologies Simplifies Lab Management and Optimizes Learning in Engineering Teaching Labs

February 5, 2019 11:00 AM

New software solution offers educators and lab managers improved control over lab instruments before, during and after teaching sessions

SANTA ROSA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, today introduced the BenchVue Lab Management and Control solution, a new software tool designed to simplify the configuration, monitoring and tracking of lab instruments, while optimizing student learning.

Practical hands-on learning using real, industry-standard bench instruments is one of the most valuable experiences universities and teaching institutes offer engineering students hoping to thrive in the workplace after graduation. However, with dozens of test benches, each equipped with multiple instruments, educators managing electrical engineering labs need to spend significant time manually setting up test benches, configuring and updating instrument firmware, and tracking lab assets for calibration and repair.

Keysight’s new BenchVue Lab software application enables educators to spend less time on the manual set up and tracking of lab instruments and focus on what really matters—providing a high-quality teaching experience. It does this by giving educators centralized control, data logging and automation to seamlessly connect, configure and monitor all instruments within a lab. An intuitive interface eliminates the need for programming, simplifying remote instrument control, measurement analysis and development of automated tests with Keysight instruments. Built on the powerful BenchVue software platform, BenchVue Lab leverages its data capture, data logging and report generation capabilities, making it a powerful teaching tool for instructional laboratories.

The BenchVue Lab solution consists of Manager and Client applications. Manager serves as the main software application installed on the lab administrator’s PC for centralized control and management. Client runs on test bench PCs and connects all the instruments at individual test benches.

Keysight’s BenchVue Lab enables educators to:

Keysight’s new BenchVue Lab Management and Control solution is available now at a cost of $6,250 USD. Additional information on the product is available at www.keysight.com/find/lms. Information on the BenchVue Education Lab and Control Collection bundle, designed to deliver added cost savings to educators, is available in the product fact sheet.

About Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) is a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers, and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world. Keysight's solutions optimize networks and bring electronic products to market faster and at a lower cost with offerings from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in networks and cloud environments. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, aerospace and defense, automotive, energy, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $3.9B in fiscal year 2018. More information is available at www.keysight.com.

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Geri Lynne LaCombe, Americas/Europe

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Source: Keysight Technologies, Inc.

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