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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

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                                  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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                                Young robot designers innovate with Altium’s support

                                CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 7, 2008 – Altium Limited, the electronics design industry’s leading developer of unified electronic product development solutions, has donated licenses of its Altium Designer integrated electronics design software to FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) for use in its annual robotics design competition.

                                All 1,500 teams of high school students participating in the 2008 FIRST Robotics Competition received access to Altium Designer unified electronics design tool, the first professional electronics design software ever provided to the competition. More than ten percent of the teams registered for a copy of the Altium Designer. At the FIRSTChampionship to be held April 17-19 in Atlanta’s Georgia Dome, robots created by the various teams from a standard kit of parts will compete in a series of matches to determine which is the world’s best.

                                Gerry Gaffney, Senior Vice President & General Manager Americas, Altium , said, “It’s great to be able to offer these young designers - tomorrow’s electronics and industrial designers - an insight into the future of electronics design.  That they are using exactly the same tool as professional engineers designing systems for space, the ocean, our highways and our factories, is very exciting for Altium. Altium believes that product innovation is the future of electronics design – and this marries perfectly with FIRST’s own vision."

                                "With its generous contribution of electronics design software to FIRST Robotics Competition teams, Altium makes it possible for us to turn the FIRST vision of inspiring young people's interest and participation in science and technology into a reality," said FIRST president, Paul R. Gudonis. "We thank Altium for its commitment to young engineers, and consider the company a valued new member of the FIRST community.”

                                Altium Designer is the only electronics design tool that combines hardware, software and embedded design within a single design application. Altium Designer offers the FIRSTteams everything they need to design their custom electronics and sensors from concept to assembly. With Altium Designer now included in the competition kit of parts, teams can develop custom circuits and modules for the robots they are creating using the same professional design tool used by organizations such as NASA, Cochlear and Cessna..

                                This year’s contest has added a new element which sees each team developing hybrid controls that allow team members to give physical cues to their robots during the competition. By using Altium Designer, students can add custom sensors that provide circuit feedback to their robots during the so-called autonomous section of the contest, when the robots will operate independently of their human masters.

                                Altium sponsors over 900 universities, research projects and student competitions in the United States and around the world, including the University of Toronto and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.


                                About Altium 
                                Altium Limited (ASX:ALU) provides world-leading unified design solutions that break down the barriers to innovation, and help organizations easily harness the latest devices and technologies, to create their next generation of electronic products.

                                Altium’s solutions are unique because they unify the separate processes of electronics design, all within a single electronics design environment, working off a single data model, which links all the aspects of electronics product design into one process.

                                Founded in 1985, Altium has headquarters in Sydney, Australia, sales offices in the United States, Europe, Japan, China, and resellers in all other major markets. For more information, please visit

                                Altium, Altium Designer, LiveDesign, and their respective logos are trademarks or registered trademarks of Altium Limited or its subsidiaries. All other registered or unregistered trademarks referenced herein are the property of their respective owners, and no trademark rights to the same are claimed.

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