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November 14, 2017
November 14, 2017

Happy Holden and Charles Pfeil Discuss the Past and Future of PCB Design, Part 2

In Part 2 of this feature interview, I-Connect007 continues the conversation with industry icons Happy Holden and Charles Pfeil at the recent AltiumLive 2017 event in San Diego. In this half of the interview, they discuss the potential for artificial intelligence in EDA software tools, the graying of the designer pool, and what can be done to draw more young people to PCB design.

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November 13, 2017
November 13, 2017

AltiumLive Summit—Munich, Germany, Part 2

Pete Starkey describes Day 2 of the AltiumLive 2017 event in Munich, Germany.

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November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017

AltiumLive 2017 Munich: Sold Out!

I-Connect007 recently sat down with Ted Pawela, Lawrence Romine, and Judy Warner of Altium to wrap up their sold-out AltiumLive 2017 PCB Design Summit in Munich, Germany. This conference was packed full of PCB designers who attended a series of great keynotes and an excellent technical program. They discussed some of the highlights of the show, including designers’ reactions to a new version of Altium Designer 18 and the brand-new Altium Nexus tool.

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November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017

Happy Holden and Charles Pfeil Discuss the Past and Future of PCB Design, Part 1

I-Connect007 joined Happy Holden and Charles Pfeil at the recent AltiumLive 2017 event in San Diego for a discussion about the current state of PCB design, what the future holds, and what it means to be a designer. Here is Part 1 of that discussion.

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November 7, 2017
November 7, 2017

AltiumLive Summit—Munich, Germany, Part 1

Pete Starkey describes Day 1 of the AltiumLive 2017 event in Munich, Germany.

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October 31, 2017
October 31, 2017

Rigid Flex and Embedded Components

In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Altium’s Ben Jordan about rigid-flex design in Altium Designer – and how you can use those same capabilities for embedded components as a bonus!

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October 30, 2017
October 30, 2017

AltiumLive 2017 Germany Highlights

Here is a video of the highlights from AltiumLive 2017 in Munich, Germany.

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October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Designer adaptation in the changing PCB industry

Those unwilling or unable to make the necessary adaptations, as Darwin would put it, go the way of the dodo. This article discusses the kinds of changes PCB designers need to be willing to embrace in order to adapt—in mindset, in knowledge, in methods, and in tools. 

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October 27, 2017
October 27, 2017

Altium’s TASKING division reports record revenue and customer growth

Altium announced that its TASKING division reported revenues of $11.7 million, representing growth of 18 per cent for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2017. In addition to record revenue performance, TASKING acquired a record number of new customers, achieved ASPICE Level 2 certification, and introduced four new products to complement its highly successful TASKING VX Compiler Toolset.

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October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017

Coverage of AltiumLive 2017 in Munich, Germany

Altium recently conducted its first-ever European users conference, AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit, at the Westin Grand Munich. Speakers included Lee Ritchey of Speeding Edge, Simon Payne of Cambridge Technology Group / XJTAG, Thomas Wischnack of Porsche Engineering Services, and Andreas Doering of IBM Research Laboratory.

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