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September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

Maintain your bill of materials

Proper bill‑of‑materials (BOM) management is crucial to electronics design realisation, but even if it is well executed, issues can come up that will prevent designs from moving through the manufacturing stage. It pays to invest time to maintain your bill of materials as a design progresses, writes Leigh Gawne of Ciiva.

Read via Electronics Weekly

September 20, 2017
September 20, 2017

RTW SMTAI: Judy Warner Discusses AltiumLive: 2017 and Her New Role

At SMTA International in Rosemont, Illinois, Judy Warner of Altium discusses her new role as director of community engagement. She also details AltiumLive: 2017, which takes place October 3-4 at the Hilton San Diego Resort and Spa. AltiumLive: 2017 features Happy Holden and Charles Pfeil, as well as a robot design challenge and battle.

Read via I-Connect007

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

Readers invited to attend PCB design summit

Altium has announced its first annual PCB design conference created to help engineers grow their design expertise and contribute to the advancement of the electronics design community. The AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit will grant attendees the opportunity to learn new skills, interact with like-minded engineers, and get inspired to design next-generation electronics from industry icons and design masters.

Read via Dataweek

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Meeting the PCB design challenge

Although the IoT is still in its early days, applications developers are already looking to put more electronics into smaller packages. Not only that, many products are being designed to fit into odd shapes or to fit into whatever space may be available in existing devices.

Read via New Electronics

September 6, 2017
September 6, 2017

Five Minutes With... Matt Schwaiger, Vice President, Altium

The role played by Altium is an interesting one in the embedded space. With its design-automation software and other related tools, Altium helps its customers with their projects. In this week’s Five Minutes with…discussion, I spoke to Matt Schwaiger, Altium’s VP of Customer Success. We went through many of the issues that face today’s design engineer.

Read via Embedded Computing Design

August 31, 2017
August 31, 2017

Altium acquires Toronto-based Upverter

Toronto-based electronic design innovator Upverter Inc. has been acquired by Altium, a leading global provider of design software for the electronics industry.

Read via Electronic Products and Technology

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Altium Acquires Upverter and EE Concierge

You're in the middle of a PCB design but you are missing a part. You can create the symbol, footprint, and 3D model yourself, or you can use the EE Concierge service.

Read via EE Web

August 30, 2017
August 30, 2017

Altium Expands Cloud-Based Offerings with Acquisition of Upverter

Electronic design software company Altium Limited has acquired Upverter, Inc., the developer of the world’s first fully-cloud, fully collaborative electronics design system. Based in Toronto, Canada Upverter’s entire team of engineers, including its CEO and co-founder Zak Homuth, will join Altium. This transaction will augment Altium’s cloud-based competencies and drive further differentiation and growth for Altium in the market for next-generation electronic CAD software.

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August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

'A Million Users': Now with Altium, Upverter Dreams Big

On Aug. 28, Altium announced a deal to acquire Upverter, a developer of cloud-based PCB design tools and services. Upverter cofounder Zak Homuth spoke with PCD&F editor in chief Mike Buetow about what the deal means for the startup company and its users.

Read via Printed Circuit Design and Fab

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

Altium Acquires Product Design Software Company Upverter

The Toronto-based company that specializes in “making hardware less hard” has announced in a blog post that they are being acquired by Altium. Australia-owned Altium is a leading provider of design software for the electronics industry.

Read via Techvibes