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Preview Altium Designer 18 at AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit

September 15, 2017
Preview Altium Designer 18 at AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit

Preview Altium Designer 18 at AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit

The Latest Altium Designer Release Officially Unveiled at Altium's First-Ever Global PCB Conference

San Diego, California - September 15, 2017 - Altium is excited to announce an exclusive preview of Altium Designer® 18 at its upcoming global PCB design conferences, “AltiumLive 2017”.  AltiumLive 2017 is a completely immersive, two-day design experience where engineers from all over the globe are encouraged to attend this special, interactive event.

The first summit of its kind, AltiumLive 2017 is targeted specifically at those seeking to expand their knowledge and learn about the latest innovations in PCB design. Attendees will have the opportunity to connect with industry peers and design professionals, learn new skills with in-depth professional development courses, and witness exciting keynote presentations by industry leaders. Those in attendance will also get an exclusive look at Altium Designer 18, the next generation of intelligent electronics design software and the number one professional PCB design solution worldwide.

High Performance Made Simple with Altium Designer 18

Altium Designer continues its focus on delivering new, easy-to-use and productivity enhancing PCB design tools as part of a single, unified application. Leveraging feedback and suggestions from the design community, Altium Designer 18 features capability updates and performance optimizations to significantly enhance user experience and productivity. In addition to the easy-to-use, modernized user interface, Altium Designer 18 will also feature a much anticipated upgrade to 64-bit architecture and multi-threading for greater stability, speed, and functionality. These updates will not only allow designers to increase their design speed and task execution, but will also provide more flexibility and control, simplifying the overall design process.

“I think what PCB designers will appreciate most about the upcoming release of Altium Designer 18 is a significant improvement to the user interface to increase usability and productivity”, said Mike Creeden, founder of San Diego PCB, and IPC Master trainer. “Altium has really listened to their users and has made improvements and enhancements in all the right places.”

In one of five unique professional development courses covering design best practices, AltiumLive will host a course dedicated to fundamentals of PCB design using Altium Designer 18. Attendees are encouraged to experience the exciting updates Altium Designer 18 has to offer firsthand at this year’s annual PCB design summit.

Register for AltiumLive 2017: Annual PCB Design Summit

Registration for “AltiumLive 2017: ANNUAL PCB DESIGN SUMMIT” is open with locations in Europe and North America. The North American event will take place in San Diego, California on October 3rd and 4th, 2017, while the European event will be held in Munich, Germany on October 24th and 25th, 2017. Space is limited, so early registration is encouraged for anyone interested in attending.

For more information or to register for “AltiumLive 2017: ANNUAL PCB DESIGN SUMMIT”, please visit the event information page.  





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About Altium

Altium LLC (ASX:ALU) is a multinational software corporation headquartered in San Diego, California, that focuses on electronics design systems for 3D PCB design and embedded system development. Altium products are found everywhere from world leading electronic design teams to the grassroots electronic design community.

With a unique range of technologies Altium helps organizations and design communities to innovate, collaborate and create connected products while remaining on-time and on-budget. Products provided are ACTIVEBOM®, ActiveRoute®, Altium Designer®, Altium NEXUS, Altium Vault®, Autotrax®, Camtastic®, Ciiva, CIIVA SMARTPARTS®, CircuitMaker®, CircuitStudio®, Codemaker, Common Parts Library, Draftsman®, DXP, Easytrax®, NanoBoard®, NATIVE 3D, OCTOMYZE®, Octopart®, P-CAD®, PCBWORKS®, PDN Analyzer, Protel®, Situs®, SmartParts and the TASKING® range of embedded software compilers.

Founded in 1985, Altium has offices worldwide, with US locations in San Diego, Boston and New York City, European locations in Karlsruhe, Amersfoort, Kiev, Munich, Markelo and Zug, and Asia Pacific locations in Shanghai, Tokyo and Sydney. For more information, visit www.altium.com. You can also follow and engage with Altium via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube.