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Nine Dot Connects is hosting its latest free webinar “Improving the Altium ECAD / MCAD Connectivity Experience” on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 11 am (PT) / 2 pm (ET).
In 2008 Altium revolutionized the way we handle information between the ECAD and MCAD tools. This first generation of tools can be summarized as the passing STEP files to and from the ECAD and MCAD tools. Since then, we have been stuck in this 1st generation of what we call mechatronic collaboration.
Through their partnership with SOLIDWORKS, Altium has brought forth the second generation of mechatronic collaboration. This collaboration not only improves the ability to move data between the MCAD and ECAD worlds, it also removes much of the manually administrative tasks that the first generation of collaboration demands. It goes beyond moving STEP files, and in fact, it does not involve moving STEP files.
Join Nine Dot Connects and learn the differences between the two generations of ECAD and MCAD collaboration, and the benefits that the second generation of collaboration brings to the design process.
Click here to register for this free event now.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007
Last year, Altium launched its AltiumLive event with shows in San Diego and Munich, Germany. This year, the event has expanded to include an extra day of classes. Altium is gearing up for the San Diego event in early October and the German show in January 2019. I recent spoke with Judy Warner, director of community engagement for Altium, about what designers should expect at both shows, and how the company can build on the success of the 2017 events going into the future.
I-Connect007 Editorial Team
Not too long ago, historically speaking, most electronic products contained only one PCB. But multi-board designs have become almost ubiquitous over the past decade, and EDA software companies are working to improve and simplify the multi-board design process. Editors Andy Shaughnessy and Stephen Las Marias spoke with Ben Jordan, director of product and persona marketing for Altium, about the company’s multi-board design tools, the challenges that customers face, and the numerous trade-offs that designers must contend with while performing multi-board design.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Whether we’re ready for it or not, 5G technology is coming. We decided to speak with John Hendricks, market segment manager for wireless infrastructure at Rogers Corporation, and Ben Jordan, director of product and persona marketing for Altium, about the challenges related to 5G and what this means for PCB designers and fabricators.