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Will Cadence’s New OnCloud SaaS and E-Commerce Platform for Electronics Design Entice More Companies to Consider Cloud-Hosted Solutions?

The design tools and applications necessary to develop electronic products are among the most critical, expensive investments design companies make. For electronic product design companies, the cost of entry to the design tools and the applications they require to develop their products is often one of the most critical choices and expensive investments they make.  …

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ULTRA LIBRARIAN: WHO ARE THEY AND WHAT DO THEY DO?

Historically, developing library footprints, symbols, and 3D models that accurately reflect component manufacturer data sheets and take PCB manufacturing and assembly into account has been tedious, time-consuming, and often prone to errors. In this PCB Librarian and library tool-focused blog series, I continue to explore companies that provide, support, and accelerate electronics product design with …

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The Future is More Automated and Integrated with Zuken and Vitech Solutions

Each year Zuken hosts Zuken Innovation World (ZIW), an industry event that brings together customers, partners, and industry professionals to network, learn, and innovate. This year, ZIW co-located with Integrate22, Vitech’s inaugural event aimed at fostering dynamic, vibrant discussions around systems engineering. Lifecycle Insights’ Chief Analyst Chad Jackson attended the event. The following are his …

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Expanded Digital Thread Support a Major Theme in NX’s Summer Release

For the past few years, Siemens has released a new version of NX every six months. On Tuesday, June 22nd, 2022, they announced the capabilities of the 2022 summer release. Lifecycle Insights’ analysts Arvind Krishnan and Chad Jackson share their takeaways from the new release. NX’s Growing Support for Collaboration between Mechanical and Electronic Engineers …

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New Offerings Announced at HxGN LIVE Global 2022

HxGN LIVE Global 2022 kicked off on June 20th in Las Vegas, NV. Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan attended the event. At the event, Ola Rollen, CEO of Hexagon AB, shared his vision for the future. The following are the takeaways and observations that Arvind had throughout the event. Manufacturing companies are looking to implement …

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OpenBOM Has Several Critical Capabilities To Help Manufacturing Companies Succeed

Arvind Krishnan, our senior analyst, met with  Oleg Shilovitsky and Steve Hess from OpenBOM. The discussion centered around the critical capabilities and new product features in OpenBOM. Arvind also got to witness a small demonstration of the solution. The following are Arvind’s takeaways and observations. Can OpenBOM’s PLM solution help small and medium-sized manufacturing companies?  OpenBOM’s pricing transparency …

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aPriori Technologies And The Value It Provides To Manufacturing Companies

Our Senior Analyst, Arvind Krishnan, met with Rick Burke and Damian Petrini from aPriori Technologies. The discussions centered around the critical problems faced by manufacturing companies and how aPriori’s solutions address these issues. The following are Arvind’s takeaways and observations. How early must design engineers worry about the cost of manufacturing their products? Typically, design …

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Taking the 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Beyond PLM and CAD

During the week of June 20th, Dassault Systèmes hosted their annual Analyst Days event in Paris, France, briefing experts in the industry on their vision for their solutions for today and tomorrow. Our CEO and Chief Analyst, Chad Jackson, attended the event. A significant theme from the event was the growing breadth of the 3DEXPERIENCE …

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Ecosystem Of  Hardware And Software Tools From NVIDIA – What it Means to Designing Complex Products?

Today’s smart, connected products are becoming increasingly complex, and designing and manufacturing them requires many digital solutions. Simulation is one essential solution that engineers can harness to drive design decisions, optimize, and thoroughly validate their designs. It is the kind of tool that facilitates modern product development. There’s one drawback, however: Simulation takes time. It’s …

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