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Advantest Talks Semi

Join Keith Schaub, vice president of Technology and Strategy at Advantest, as he interviews industry experts on the latest semiconductor and ATE technology trends. Listen in for insightful, bi-monthly talks on how innovative technologies are advancing the future of test and the world as we know it. The views, information, or opinions expressed during the Advantest Talks Semi series are solely those of the individuals interviewed and do not necessarily represent those of Advantest.

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More than Moore or More Moore? Here is what’s next!
What's Next in the Future of High-Performance Computing? In this episode, experts will discuss the plans for the coming era of computing and will reveal how the semiconductor industry is continuously evolving to address the looming high performance compute challenges -- moving us beyond Moore's Law. Listen in as John Shalf, Department Head for Computer Science at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and former deputy director of Hardware Technology for the Department of Energy Exascale Computing Project, helps us uncover how the semiconductor industry will revolutionize HPC over the next decade. 
39:22 09/26/2022
Unconventional Knowledge about PCIe Gen 5 NVMe SSDs & CXL
The rapid evolution of advanced memory and storage technology is helping to transform the modern world at lightning fast speeds. Blink and you could miss the latest innovations. The new Flash SSD memories are blisteringly fast (up to 128 Gbps), powered by leading edge PCIe Gen. 5 & CXL. Essential for next generation data centers, artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G applications, the latest Flash SSDs are debuting at the Flash Summit Conference and Expo August 2-4, 2022. Listen in as Advantest Flash Memory experts describe what’s changing in the market, why it’s changing, and how Advantest’s MPT3000 is always a step ahead of the competition.
27:28 08/02/2022
Semiconductor Leaders use AI/ML Applications at the Edge - Find Out Why.
Artificial intelligence has significant value-creation potential in the semiconductor industry with recent value estimates in the mobile industry alone in the $100’s of Millions to over $1 Billion dollars. To capture this value, leading semiconductor device manufacturers want to unleash and scale their proprietary AI and ML methodologies in the intensely competitive winner-takes-all environment where aggressive innovation is required while product life cycles continue to shrink. Listen in as experts from PDF Solutions, Vishnu Rajan engagement director, Greg Prewitt director of product management, Excensio test operations, and David Park, vice president of marketing, join me, Keith Schaub, vice president of technology and strategy at Advantest, to learn the latest of what is happening at the “edge” of semiconductor test.
24:01 07/05/2022
The VOICE of Silicon
What would semiconductor chips say if every chip had its own “VOICE” and communicated in a variety of languages? Would self-driving cars talk among themselves rendering traffic a thing of the past? And would they continuously monitor and discuss their conditions and their life expectancies? Would chips be programmed to communicate directly with Advantest testers using their native languages? Listen in as Steve Pateras, vice president of marketing and strategic business development at Synopsys, Klaus Dieter Hilliges, Advantest 93000 platform extension manager, and I, Keith Schaub, vice president of technology and strategy at Advantest, discuss this revelation and some of the many innovations being showcased at the annual Advantest VOICE developer conference taking place May 17-18th 2022 at the OMNI Montelucia in Scottsdale, Arizona. 
20:18 04/18/2022
$1 Trillion in Semiconductor Revenues by 2030?
Despite the pandemic, semiconductors hit a new global revenue milestone in 2021, reaching a record US$584 billion. Current forecasts project we’ll pass US$1 trillion by 2030. Is this realistic? With the test sector leading the way, AI and machine learning connected ecosystems are analyzing data in near real-time to gain new insights and help drive new advancements in IC technology. Listen in as Keith Schaub, Advantest’s VP of technology and strategy, chats with Marc Hutner, senior director of product marketing, for proteanTecs, about some of the current thinking and innovative developments that can help us reach the $1T goal line. 
31:57 03/15/2022
Smart Manufacturing Boosts Semiconductor Test IQ
Listen in as Advantest’s smart manufacturing experts describe how semiconductor testing is getting an IQ boost from some of the recent smart manufacturing innovations in high volume production test. Learn how the fully-integrated work flow is enabling cloud and edge analytics across the entire semiconductor test value chain. 
15:08 01/18/2022
Advantest Life Science Enables Rapid COVID-19 Detection (English)
Advantest debuts a potentially new life saving technology to assist in the fight against deadly viruses like Covid-19. Join us, as Noriyuki Masuda, senior director of life sciences at Advantest provides a stimulating overview of the NanoScouter, an innovative approach combining nano technology with AI and Machine Learning for rapid detection of Covid-19 and other viruses. 
12:47 11/15/2021
Advantest Life Science Enables Rapid COVID-19 Detection (Japanese)
Advantest debuts a potentially new life saving technology to assist in the fight against deadly viruses like Covid-19. Join us, as Noriyuki Masuda, senior director of life sciences at Advantest provides a stimulating overview of the NanoScouter, an innovative approach combining nano technology with AI and Machine Learning for rapid detection of Covid-19 and other viruses. 
13:22 11/15/2021
VLSIresearch Talks 2021 Semiconductor Trends
What are the latest semiconductor trends and what do they say about our future? That’s the one trillion-dollar question. Risto Puhakka, president of VLSIresearch, helps us decipher current trends and provides us with invaluable insights on the innerworkings of the complex semiconductor industry.  
24:24 09/21/2021
Supply Chain & Tearing Down Data Silos
Episode 4 features two experts from PDF Solutions – Vishnu Rajan, engagement director, and David Park, vice president of Marketing – who discuss big data’s impact on the semiconductor supply chain and what’s needed to tear down the inefficient data silos and move toward a fully connected data ecosystem. 
27:12 07/21/2021
Test the Techies
In Episode 3,  Advantest technical experts Don Blair, Hagen Goller and Jeff Brenner compete in a fun and lively “Test the Techies” VOICE Conference-themed quiz show.
16:38 06/10/2021
From AI and ML to Chess and Semiconductors
Episode 2 features AI software expert Benjamin Lobmueller, business development manager of Advantest Cloud Solutions™ (ACS), who presents fascinating AI history, along with how Advantest is integrating AI and ML advancements in its ACS strategy.
21:57 05/14/2021
Semiconductor Test: Then and Now
The first episode features two of Advantest’s industry veterans  – Ira Leventhal, vice president of Applied Research and Technology, and Alan Hart, senior director of R&D – who discuss “then and now” in the semiconductor test industry. 
23:39 04/07/2021