LitePoint, a leading developer of advanced wireless test solutions, announced today that the LitePoint® IQxel-160™ Connectivity Test System won the 2013 EDN China Innovation Award as the product leader in communications testing in the Test and Measurement category. The EDN China Innovation Award is one of the most prestigious honors in the electronic design industry. “We are proud that the LitePoint IQxel-160 was chosen for the ‘Leading Product’ award among the pool of 144 nominated products," said Gary Wang, VP and general manager of LitePoint China. “As an industry-leader in wireless testing, LitePoint is always innovating to meet its goal of delivering the fastest, most current wireless test solutions for our customers. The IQxel-160 was presented the prestigious EDN China Innovation award due to its ability to address testing of the newest Wave 2 capabilities of the 802.11ac standard, including 8x8 MIMO, beamforming calibration, MU-MIMO, and true 160MHz of channel bandwidth including both contiguous 160MHz channels and 80+80MHz non-contiguous bonding options.” Yorbe Zhang, Head of Content, EDN-China, said, “China engineers and EDN-China editors chose LitePoint because of their solid track record of delivering 802.11 MIMO test systems. The IQxel-160 addresses the need for high-performance 4x4 MIMO testing, while providing a future-proof solution for 802.11ac extending up to its highest data rates. The engineers and editors who voted for LitePoint were impressed by LitePoint's business model for collaboration and the global support network in terms of its capability to offer proven wireless test solutions.” The EDN China Innovation Awards aim to promote a deeper awareness of cutting-edge technologies and the development of China’s Electronics industry through innovation. The awards are aimed at recognizing the best as well as the leading products on the market. EDN China invites its 50,000 readers and online subscribers to vote for products based on technological innovation. A panel of EDN China editors, experts and engineers narrow down the nominations and winners by technical categories.