Altium Limited has released its financial results for the first quarter ending 30 September, 2008, reporting sales growth of 28% and revenue growth of 22%.
Altium has appointed CADvision as its channel partner in France. Altium and CADvision will launch its new partnership at the Sophia Antipolis MicroElectronics (SAME) Forum, held October 1-2, 2008.
Altium has extended its FPGA support to include the Altera Stratix® III and LatticeXP2 families of programmable devices.
Altium Limited has won the inaugural Software and Embedded Systems category in this year’s Engineers Australia Engineering Excellence Awards.
Altium is appointing six master distributors which will sell Altium’s unified electronics design solutions. Altium’s new master distributors are Advanced Technology Corporation of Japan, ADT Co., Ltd., Ryoyo Electro Corporation, Sophia Systems Co. Ltd., Tokyo Electron Device Limited and Vitec System Engineering Inc.
Digi-Key Corporation, a global distributor of electronic components, and Altium, have announced a global distribution agreement
Altium is supporting the future of design innovation in two student projects from the University of New South Wales and the University of Iowa. The students are using Altium’s unified electronics design solution to design, build and race solar cars in a series of competitions to promote the development of solar energy.
Altium has announced significant investments in China which will accelerate the migration of users to Altium’s latest-generation electronics design tool, and boost the teaching of unified electronics engineering in Chinese universities.
Austrade has commented on Altium’s investment in the China electronics design industry. Chief Economist Tim Harcourt sees Altium’s success as a symbol of the economical phenomenon of modern China and the important role that Australia has played in that transformation.
Altium has extended its Business Software Alliance (BSA) membership to include the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region. The move will strengthen Altium’s IP protection and complement its anti-piracy movements in China and the rest of Asia.