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Trilithic Offers Free Web-based Training & Certification for 860 DSPi Digital Installation Analyzer

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, February 13, 2009) – Trilithic Inc. is now offering free web-based training and certification for the 860 DSPi Digital Installation Analyzer used to install and maintain analog, digital, HSD and VoIP cable services.

The courses are available at www.trilithic.com/training.

Offered 24/7 in Trilithic’s online learning environment, each course typical requires 1 – 3 hours to complete. The web-based training was developed especially for working professionals that are unable to take time from field work to attend traditional classrooms.

“On-demand training expands educational training opportunities for our customers around the world,” said Terry bush, President of Trilithic. “By offering high-level training on the technology and tools they use in the field, we assist our customers to improve the integrity of their service and increase customer satisfaction. In addition, Certification Program not only assures managers their field staff is competent, — it provides proof of educational achievement for adult learners. ”

All that is needed to access the courses is Internet access and a standard web browser. Upon coursework completion, students are offered a post-assessment exam to test knowledge retention and achieve Certification on Advanced Services Testing using the 860 DSPi.

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Trilithic launches Seeker BB-2 Automatic Leakage Detection System

Automatic GPS-based system uses breakthrough quadrangulation process to improve the accuracy of cable leakage detection and increase operational efficiency

Indianapolis (October 22, 2008) – Trilithic Inc. announced the release of the Seeker BB-2 Automatic Leakage Detection System today. Designed for cable network providers, the system improves the accuracy and efficiency of cable leak detection with GPS technology and a breakthrough process known as quadrangulation.

Unlike most systems that require operator intervention, the Seeker BB-2 is fully automated. Housed in heavy-gauge aluminum to withstand the rigors of the road, it’s designed for placement inside cable fleet trucks where it smoothly and seamlessly detects leaks through a monopole antenna.

The system’s quadrangulation process pinpoints and gauges the relative strength of cable leaks from a distance with the same accuracy of a technician measuring data from within 10 feet – a real breakthrough in leakage detection equipment. Most systems don’t detect differences in leakage strengths, nor can they pinpoint leaks with any accuracy without operator intervention.  As a result, leaks are largely identified through customer reports and often given the same repair priority.

Quadrangulation changes this with a patent-pending analytical process in Trilithic’s Leakage Analysis Workshop (LAW) software. LAW pinpoints and records the exact location of leaks and computes relative strengths. This data is automatically uploaded to the LAW server through a WiFi adaptor when a fleet vehicle drives through WiFi hot spots. Data for all fleet vehicles is analyzed and processed daily, generating automated reports that eliminate redundancies and prioritize repairs. This increases overall operational efficiency for the cable network and improves service to subscribers.

Additional information on the BB-2 Leakage Detection System is available at Trilithic’s corporate website:  http://www.trilithic.com/Broadband Instruments. A product video may be viewed at www.seekergps.com.

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