All-Platform, All-Brand, All-Age

 

M1™ is the only platform-agnostic, brand-agnostic, and age-agnostic solution available, meaning it supports any instrument - every oscilloscope brand, every digitizer brand, every EDA tool, regardless of how old it is.  M1 even supports more models than the manufacturer's own software supports in most cases: more Agilent scopes than Agilent supports, more Tek scopes than Tek supports, etc. because we continue to support them long after the manufacturer has stopped.  We call this "hardware abstraction."

M1 Waveform Tools™ incorporates multiple major areas of functionality that result in extraordinary flexibility and make M1 your ideal choice for constructing and operating multi-analysis or multi-platform/multi-vendor test stands, including digitizer systems with up to 100 channels that are now equivalent in functionality to a bench scope. This flexibility is a direct result of M1 being written not to sell you a particular brand of hardware, but to accelerate real-word workflow that incorporates many different brands and types of hardware.

ASA's philosophy of hardware abstraction leads to a number of benefits:

Perpetual support

Unlike the platform manufacturers, ASA never stops supporting an instrument

Service Life Extension

Don't let ScopeCo's business model force you into purchasing new hardware

Decouple software and hardware

The functionality layer shouldn't depend on whose hardware you happen to be using

Correlation by design

Multiple teams, different instruments - ONE algorithm

No 'Death by 1000 Cuts'

Don't buy multiple point-functionalities at exorbitant prices

Training, procurement, and collaboration services

Services enable you to optimize your entire workflow


Digitizers


Oscilloscopes


EDA Tools


Test Stands

By this, we mean that the scope or digitizer has the bandwidth, sample rate, and memory depth that is needed for the desired measurement.
We learned this phrase from the platform companies. They used it in conjunction with other phrases like "customer sensitivity to minimum viable functionality". At ASA, we call this design philosophy "half screwed together". It's never acceptable at ASA to solve only part of the problem or try to guess what the customer won't notice before they buy it.
By this, we mean that the scope or digitizer has the bandwidth, sample rate, and memory depth that is needed for the desired measurement.
In the unlikely event that your device isn't already supported, we have leveraged several decades of supporting all manner and all brands of scopes to produce a tool that rapidly determines what is required to support a new instrument quickly and with as little impact on you as possible. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you're interested.