Tektronix has released TekDrive, the first native oscilloscope-to-cloud software solution to facilitate global data collaboration directly on an oscilloscope, PC, phone or tablet.
Created to enable ultimate ease and accuracy in data accessibility and collaboration, TekDrive provides engineers the ability to instantaneously share and recall data directly on an oscilloscope, eliminating the need for cumbersome data-sharing practices.
“This technology is a game-changer for teams,” says Tami Newcombe, president of Tektronix. “Clients tell us about insecure data-sharing practices that are awkward and unreliable, and now with TekDrive, data sharing is secure and lightning-fast. Launching TekDrive today marks a major expansion of our Tektronix vision to focus on relevant and cutting-edge software solutions that directly correspond to the latest industry needs.”
“I joined Tektronix to help inspire the next wave of innovation in electronics engineering, and projects like this will do exactly that,” says David Sulpy, chief information officer at Tektronix. “Engineers needed their workspace in the cloud to securely manage complicated, real-time data from their oscilloscopes. TekDrive fulfills that need, whether they are working in the lab or at home.”
“Aggregating data from various instruments has always been a challenge. Engineers often use unsecured USB sticks, or worse, snap photos of the instrument’s screen with a phone,” says Siddharth Deliwala, director of laboratory programs at the University of Pennsylvania. “Being able to share data directly from instruments via TekDrive is a breakthrough for engineering teams in the commercial and academic space to learn and innovate efficiently.”
TekDrive allows for data to automatically become accessible, usable and shareable across teams and partners, making remote work easier—all with industry-leading security practices built-in. Also, TekDrive is the first general-purpose test and measurement file system with scope-like data visualizations.
The TekCloud Developer Program also provides a secure way for third-party developers to add native TekDrive capability to their devices, instruments and software applications. With a quick integration, any vendor of hardware or software can unleash the ecosystem of TekCloud storage, streaming, visualization and analysis into their products.