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Altair’s Acquisition of Concept Engineering Bolsters their Smart Visualization Platform to Accelerate the Development, Manufacturing, and Service of Complex Electrical Systems

Altair, a global leader in computational science and artificial intelligence (AI) recent acquisition of Concept Engineering, a leading provider of automatic schematic generation, visualization and debug technology bolsters their EEvision platform to deliver solutions that automatically generate and enable on-the-fly exploration of E/E architectures and wiring harness CAD data. The EEvision platform is designed to …

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Siemens Capital™ acquires Radica Software, makers of a cloud-based E/E schematic design CAD solution. Why pursue another electrical design software as a product offering?

Building on their extensive Capital product capabilities for the design, manufacture, and service of electrical/electronic (E/E) systems Siemens‘ acquisition of Radica Software Sdn. Bhd., based in Ipoh, Malaysia expands its Capital™ E/E systems software portfolio. This new cloud-based E/E solution named Electra™ X brings a modern, browser-based electrical design SaaS solution to SMB and individual …

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Can AI be used to create PCB designs?

Can AI Be Used to Create PCB Designs?

CELUS GmbH, a deep tech software company based in Munich, Germany says “yes!” and has developed an engineering platform to do just that. How?

Jama Connect®: Accelerating Systems Development with Requirement Management and Live Traceability™

How does Jama Software’s approach to managing the vast array of complex engineering requirements provide organizations a competitive advantage? Their approach is a software solution developed specifically to provide unified requirements management and traceability across organization development processes whether that be the traditional V-model, Waterfall, Agile, or otherwise. Jama Connect requirements management software with Live …

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MODELON IMPACT: COLLABORATIVE SYSTEM DESIGN AND SIMULATION ON THE CLOUD

Traditional simulation and modeling workflows for products and systems design often use a manual steady-state analysis approach and require extensive time for model library development, are often dependent on a single user, and do not support modern shift-left collaboration workflows. When model simulation workflows are siloed, they not only extend design cycles but also deprive …

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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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Lifecycle Insights 2022 Study Findings:  Companies are Investing in Electrical Power and Signal Distribution Systems

Over the past two years, the world has experienced an unexpected disruption from the COVID pandemic. We encountered shifts in the way we work and live that have created opportunities and exposed weaknesses. Even as people hope everything will get back to normal, the pandemic continues to alter choices that both individuals and businesses make.  …

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PCB Libraries: Who are they and what do they do

All electronic product designs, from small handheld devices to complex space and military applications, start with components. Each one must be mounted securely and accurately on the printed circuit board (PCB) for the product to work properly. A single miscalculation can result in a company having to scrap a fabricated PCB and start a new …

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