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UBM Tech, the daily source of essential business and technical information for decision makers in the electronics industry, held its annual DesignCon conference and expo last week in Santa Clara, CA. Met with enthusiastic industry reception, DesignCon 2014 was attended by more than 5,000 members of the chip, package, board and systems design communities.
Mentor Graphics Corp. announced it has strengthened its automotive software solution by purchasing the AUTOSAR assets, including the Mecel Picea AUTOSAR Development Suite, from Mecel AB.
Agilent announced the newest version of its Command Expert software for faster and easier instrument control in many test application development environments.
Intercept Technology Inc., a leading provider of PCB, RF, Hybrid, and high-speed design software, recently released a version of its Mozaix schematic design software that no longer requires top level sheets and block symbols to build hierarchy in a schematic.
Modelithics Inc. welcomed Syfer to the Modelithics Vendor Partner (MVP) Program. Syfer and Modelithics have collaborated to develop a Microwave Global Model™ for Syfer’s 0603 case-size High Q Ultra-Low ESR capacitor family. These simulation models are substrate scalable, part-value scalable, pad scalable, and orientation selectable (vertical or horizontal surface-mount).
Agilent's ADS controlled impedance line designer solves key challenges in designing chip-to-chip links
Agilent Technologies Inc. introduced Agilent EEsof EDA’s Controlled Impedance Line Designer. The software product quickly and accurately optimizes stack up and line geometry for multigigabit-per-second chip-to-chip links, using the most relevant metric.
AWR Corp., the innovation leader in high-frequency EDA software, will preview new features and enhancements in its pending V11 release of the AWR Design Environment™ during DesignCon 2014, January 20-21 in Santa Clara, CA.
Modelithics Inc. has teamed with Mini-Circuits to develop high-accuracy simulation models of Mini-Circuits’ 3.2 x 1.6 mm case-size surface-mount LFCN Low-pass filters and HFCN High-pass filters. The substrate-scalable models are validated up to 13 GHz, depending on the frequency band specifications of each filter.
Agilent Technologies Inc. announced the release of GoldenGate, its RFIC simulation, verification and analysis software. Agilent EEsof EDA’s GoldenGate 2013.10 provides RFIC designers with easy-to-use EVM-, BER- and ACPR-type measurements and enables them to quickly analyze and diagnose problem areas in large-signal analysis.
AWR Corp. announces the winners of its 2013 Xidian University student design competition, held this autumn in Xi’an, China as part of the company’s global Student Design Competition Program. The Xidian competition was announced in June of this year and resulted in dozens of high quality designs being submitted. The winners were announced during an awards ceremony this November.