AudioDev and dr. schwab IT, two leading suppliers of testing equipment for Blu-Ray Discs (BD), have decided to join a strategic collaboration within optical media with primary focus on BD.
The companies announced that they were studying the way
they will work together in order to provide complete
testing services for the Blu-ray format, by combining the
measurements provided by the AudioDev and dr. schwab IT
"A study with a major customer to both companies is being
conducted, the AudioDev said in a statement. "The study
aims at showing how the measurements from AudioDev and dr.
schwab IT testers can be combined to provide an increased
process window for the customer, and by such giving
indications on how to offer other customers superior value
in the future," the company added.
Headquartered in Sweden, AudioDev is a
leader in providing complete solutions for quality
assurance. Examples of applications where AudioDev is
currently active are optical media, flat panels, and
glass- and lens manufacturing.
dr. schwab Inspection Technology GmbH is a provider of
high-end physical inspection equipment, mainly providing
surface inspection solutions to control, monitor and
optimize manufacturing processes of optical disc media.
The companies said that the strategic cooperation would
mainly allow the companies to offer complete testing
solutions when required by their customers, while it could
also involve collaboration in other areas.