Apr 20, 2020

Altium has some great online training courses coming up.  You can learn more or register here.

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This Instructor Lead Altium Designer 20 course will walk through the entire design capture process, starting from User Interface, Project creation, Schematic entry, then Layout, Documentation and finally Fabrication Outputs. In addition to the design-centric modules, it will explore building the libraries for use in design capture and layout, walking…

Apr 09, 2020

The folks at IPC sincerely hope that you and your families are staying safe during this unprecedented global crisis. The effects of COVID-19 are creating new challenges as we adjust to sheltering in place. You can find current information on scheduled events as well as IPC’s response to the crisis on the 

Mar 27, 2020

Altium is offering Free Altium Academy Virtual Sessions!  

As many of us are now working from home, we wanted to give our PCB design community access to our FREE Altium Academy Virtual Sessions. These weekly interactive sessions are short and focused and allow time for live Q&A. We’ll have topics for users of every tool, including industry best practices, professional development courses as well as Altium Designer specific courses...something for everyone!As part of our Altium Academy Sessions, the Tech Tracks will dive into industry-specific PCB design challenges that engineers face and how to overcome them. Additionally, we will have specific Altium Designer courses with our Altium Essentials JUMPSTART Series.

Mar 10, 2020

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Altium, announces that Seeed, the IoT hardware enabler, has embedded the Geppetto electronic design application into its Seeed platform. Seeed users can now go straight from creating a design, to manufacturing a working printed circuit board in just one session.

Geppetto is a ground-breaking cloud-based design tool that allows anyone to design electronics. Until now, Gumstix was the only company using Geppetto to create and manufacture custom electronics. Now users can create Geppetto-based designs and have them manufactured by Seeed. A…

Mar 03, 2020

911EDA, a PCB design industry leader, is excited to announce the official opening of a new PCB design sales and support office in the Bay Area. We now have offices in the Bay Area, San Diego, and Boston.

911EDA, a PCB design industry leader based in Carlsbad, CA, is excited to announce the official opening of a new PCB design sales and support office in the Bay Area. We now have offices in the Bay Area, San Diego, and Boston.

911EDA specializes in providing PCB design and electronic engineering services. We use all of the major design tools including Altium Designer, Allegro, PADs, OrCAD, and Expedition. We support customers across the United States.

Ryan O'Connor, President of 911EDA and head of the San Diego office says "The Bay Area was a sensible choice…

Feb 14, 2020

EMA Design Automation will present a free Webinar at 2 PM Eastern on February 27, 2020. SI/PI Model Extraction: Everything you wanted to know but were afraid to ask will provide attendees with the latest techniques and advances in model extraction to ensure complete and accurate analysis of your designs. 

Analysis and verification of your designs before production is a must-have these days. As designs become more sophisticated so do the complexity of the models needed to properly characterize design behavior. Approximations of design parasitics and interconnect effects are no longer "good enough." Extraction provides a way for design teams to accurately model critical interconnect and parasitic effects to develop a true digital representation of design behavior. …

Feb 07, 2020

Global Electronic Contract Design Engineering Market Size, Share 2020-2023: Explains Recent Trend and Future Growth, Feasibility, Regional Outlook and Future Forecast

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Worldwide "Electronic Contract Design Engineering" Market report 2020 sheds light on key attributes of industry which incorporates market dynamics and growth of Electronic Contract Design Engineering industry in upcoming years. This report also provides in-depth information of Top key players, Types and Applications and geographically analysis and contains…

Feb 04, 2020

Istvan Novak

DesignCon, the nation’s largest event for chip, board, and systems design engineers, today announced Istvan Novak, Principal Signal and Power Integrity Engineer, Samtec, as the 2020 winner of its prestigious Engineer of the Year Award. The Engineer of the Year Award recognizes the best of the best in engineering and new product advancements at the chip, board, or system level. Each year, the award winner receives a $1,000 grant or scholarship to present to the educational institution of their choice. Novak has selected to donate to the Radio Club of the Technical University of Budapest…

Jan 15, 2020

EMA Design Automation, a full-service provider and innovator of Electronic Design Automation (EDA) solutions, today announced CADSync™, providing a streamlined way to accurately pass high-fidelity design data and changes between Cadence PCB and SOLIDWORKS. “ This patent pending technology provides native bidirectional collaboration and traceability,” said Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA. “ Design teams can now work in concert for early communication and data sharing, enabling them to successfully launch mechatronic products on time and on budget.”

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Jan 10, 2020

This article was written by Nolan Johnson with PCB007.  Original source

I recently spoke with Lawrence Romine, VP of corporate marketing at Altium, about what he thinks design customers need to know and the importance of education and communication between designers and manufacturers.

Nolan Johnson: Given what Altium is working on and developing and what you're hearing from your customers about the cloud, etc., look at the next 12–24 months. What do your design customers need to learn and know to be successful in the future?

Lawrence Romine: That's an…