The M9099 Waveform Creator from Agilent Technologies Inc. is a modular software application for the Agilent M9381A PXIe Vector Signal Generator that supports analog and digital modulation formats. M9099 Waveform Creator is the latest addition to Agilent’s lineup of modular PXI and AXIe products. It was specifically designed to support customers who need to create and manage the assembly of custom waveforms for developing and testing defense electronics, military radios, and next-generation wireless communication devices. Agilent’s SystemVue software (a focused design automation environment for electronic system-level design) and its 89600 VSA software (a comprehensive set of tools for signal demodulation and vector signal analysis) work together in the M9099 Waveform Creator environment.
Waveform Creator can create individual segments using available waveform plug-ins or user-created plug-ins. Assembling a signal is a matter of dragging and dropping waveform segments into tracks and modifying the segment attributes with user-definable parameters. Noise, IQ impairments and precorrections can be customized for the aggregated waveform as needed. Finally the signal is downloaded to the M9381A PXI VSG or a waveform file. During each step Waveform Creator automatically recalculates the final waveform and displays the result prior to download.
Available now, the Agilent M9099 Waveform Creator base configuration sells for $4,200. A free 30-day Waveform Creator trial license is available for download.