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                                • Altium Designer

                                  Professional unified design system, high productivity stress-free environment and Native 3D™ PCB editor

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                                  Centralized platform for ECAD design data, library, workflow and team management

                                • CircuitStudio

                                  Professional PCB design tool, ready to pick up and go

                                • Ciiva

                                  Transform intent into realizable design with intelligent parts that manage themselves, so you don't have to.

                                • CircuitMaker

                                  Streamlined PCB Design tool custom built for your community

                                • Altium Subscription

                                  Altium products are constantly being updated to provide the latest technology

                                • TASKING

                                  World-renowned for superior compiler technology, TASKING tools have been used for over 25 years

                                • Product Extensions

                                  Additional tools, analysis systems, support for new devices and design flows for Altium products

                                • Altium DXP Developer Platform

                                  Create and deploy custom extensions and business system integration for Altium products

                                • Octopart

                                  Fast, accurate, and easy to use component search, that connects you with supply chain and component data.

                                • Perception Software

                                  Making ECAD collaboration effortless in PLM environments

                                Altium Designer 17

                                Stress-free, Native 3D™ PCB design for professionals

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                                Altium joins Ministry of Industry & Information Technology for the 2010 National Electronics Talent Competition in China

                                Altium Designer named electronics design software for competition

                                March 23, 2010, Beijing – Altium has announced that it will provide Altium Designer software and training for the 2010 National Electronics Talent Competition. The strategic partnership between Altium and the Talent Exchange Center of the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology aims to provide the most advanced technologies and the best design platform to cultivate and support innovation in the electronics industry.

                                “We are very glad to take part in this competition. It is a platform to help young electronics engineers get access to the most advanced tools and technologies, so that they can carry out their innovative ideas and make their dream of innovation come true,” said Roger Shen, Regional CEO Greater China, Altium. “Altium continues to support innovation in electronics design in China, with training designed to help elevate the overall design skills and capabilities of the new generation of Chinese electronic engineers and support the shift of China’s electronics design industry from 'Made in China' to 'Created in China' and 'Designed in China'.”

                                Li Jianwei, Chief of the Talent Development Division, Talent Exchange Center of the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology, said, “Altium Designer is an excellent design tool with powerful functionalities. We believe the software and training provided by Altium will help the participants make the most of their talents and creativity in the competition.”

                                Currently, more than 900 universities around the world, including the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the University of Toronto, use Altium’s electronics design solutions. In China, Altium has cooperated with a number of key Chinese universities including Tsinghua University, South China University of Technology and the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, since the initiation of its Altium Academic Program in 2008. Altium provides these universities with product and training as specially negotiated packages, has established joint labs, and launched the Altium Designer Skill Certification Center for vocational education institutions.

                                The National Electronics Talent Competition is a technical contest sponsored by the Talent Exchange Center of the Ministry of Industry & Information Technology among college students across China. This is its second year in 2010. The competition promotes innovation among college students to encourage them to put theory and knowledge into practice, to improve students‟ skills for the job market, to encourage them to actively take part in extracurricular technical activities, and to create premium conditions for outstanding talent. As a partner of the competition, Altium will sponsor 100 sets of Altium Designer as the designated design automation tool. In addition, Altium will also provide training and tutoring for all competitors throughout the event.


                                Deborah Wang
                                The Hoffman Agency
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                                Alan Smith
                                Altium Limited
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                                About Altium
                                Altium Limited (ASX:ALU) creates electronics design software based on the belief that anyone who wants to create electronic products that make a difference should be able to do so. Altium’s unified electronics design environment links all aspects of electronics product design in a single application that is priced to be as affordable as possible. This helps electronics designers break down barriers to innovation, harness the latest devices and technologies, manage their projects across broad design "ecosystems" and create connected, intelligent designs.

                                Founded in 1985, Altium has headquarters in Sydney, and operates worldwide. For more information, visit

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