Altium has announced another new daughter board for its desktop NanoBoard reconfigurable hardware development platform. This latest plug-in daughter board targets Altera’s low-cost Cyclone® III EP3C40 FPGA in a 780 BGA package. The daughter board includes a range of on-board memories for application use and a 1-Wire memory device used to store board identification and related information.
Altium is exhibiting, for the first time, at online event Virtual PCB, which runs February 24-25, 2009.
Altium continues to expand programmable device options for its NanoBoard reconfigurable hardware development platform. Its released a new Xilinx Virtex-4 daughter board aimed at high performance signal processing, FPGA-based applications.
Altium launches its European seminar series starting February 3, 2009. The series will focus on the latest release of Altium Designer, which introduces 40 news features and 230 enhancements that expand the next generation electronics design solution.
Altium will be joined by customers from a range of industries to provide demonstrations and insights into the latest release of Altium Designer at this year’s embedded world show.
Altium has added a new file importer, for CADSTAR design files, to the latest release of its next generation electronics design solution, Altium Designer. It’s the latest addition to Altium Designer’s design translation wizard, which already supports legacy design files from Allegro, OrCAD, DX Designer, and PADS, as well as Altium’s earlier P-CAD and Protel design tools.
Altium is again sponsoring the FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC). The FRC teams, all teams of high-school students, will be able to use Altium Designer, Altium’s next generation electronics design solution, to develop custom circuits and modules for their robots.
Altium has won the EDN China Innovation Award for its next-generation electronics design solution Altium Designer.
Altium has chosen Triacon Scientific to be its channel partner for Sweden. Triacon Scientific is the third reseller appointed in Europe in three months and signifies growing regional demand for Altium’s next-generation electronics design solutions.
Altium has published a set of benchmarks for 3D PCB design performance using Altium Designer, its next generation electronics design solution. With this set of benchmarks, designers can decide which card best suits their needs and budget.