Now Certified for Pre-TA2 Acceptance Testing on SiriusXM Receivers

The All-in-One Infotainment Tester (AST-1000) now supports SiriusXM Pre-TA2 Testing as certified by SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Montreal, Canada, July 10, 2019 Averna, the leading global Test & Quality Solutions provider, announced today that the software-defined AST-1000, powered by NI LabVIEW and the NI VST, has received SiriusXM’s certification as a Pre-TA2 SiriusXM instrument.

The AST-1000 is an all-in-one extensible, future-proofed platform that can handle all of today’s infotainment RF and non-RF test needs while also easily accommodating changing standards, new protocols and additional applications for wide-ranging product test and validation requirements.

SiriusXMWith this additional certification, SiriusXM testing is more flexible & reliable than ever before, allowing users to manipulate power output in real-time, and manually adjusting any loss during transmission from the generator to the receiver.

“We are very excited to release this additional benefit for our AST-1000 customers. While the system was already the most flexible infotainment tester on the market we are pleased to release more enhanced features, relevant for all radio manufacturers.” -Matt Jecz, Director R&D & Test Platforms, Averna Technologies Inc.

Additional Key Features and Benefits

  • averna astSupports all common radio, video, navigation and connectivity protocols
  • Flexible PXIe architecture allows integration of other applications/cards
  • Ideal for design validation as well as functional and EOL testing
  • Standardized APIs for seamless upgrade from older Averna RF signal-source products

Pricing and Availability

The AST-1000 is designed for both manufacturing and validation and pricing varies accordingly. All information regarding hardware and available protocols is available directly on Averna’s website or please contact Averna directly at

About Averna

As a global Test & Quality Solution leader, Averna partners with product designers, developers and OEMs to help them achieve higher product quality, accelerate time to market and protect their brands. Founded in 1999, Averna offers specialized expertise and innovative test, vision inspection, precision assembly and automated solutions that deliver substantial technical, financial and market benefits for clients in the aerospace, automotive, consumer, defense, life sciences, semiconductor, telecom and other industries. Averna has offices around the world, numerous industry certifications such as ITAR registration, and is partnered with National Instruments, PTC, Keysight Technologies and JOT Automation.

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