JTAG Technologies white paper

Tell me about JTAG/boundary-scan!

JTAG/boundary-scan provides a quick and easy method for testing electronic Printed Circuit Board Assemblies or PCBAs for manufacturing faults. It is also widely used for programming ICs such as cPLDs, FPGAs and flash memories on the circuit boards in production as well as after product manufacture if software/ firmware updates are needed.

In this white paper we will go into more detail about:

Purpose and advantages of structural testing  

How JTAG/boundary-scan works

JTAG/boundary-scan applications

About JTAG Technologies

Why use boundary-scan?

Reduced Time to Market

Faster ROI

Reusable Test Vectors

Reduced Test Time

Reduced Design Iterations

Increased Availability

Efficient and Economical Production

Why choose JTAG Technologies?

Testing and device programming solutions

Solutions for Design, Production and Service

One of the primary architects of boundary-scan

Customers in more than 50 countries

More than 10,000 systems sold

World class, worldwide support

The number one dedicated boundary-scan company

Global Representation

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