Design Automation


Altium Designer improves productivity

4 November 2015 Design Automation

At the PCB West conference, held in California in September, Altium announced the next major update to its flagship PCB design tool, Altium Designer, giving attendees an exclusive first look at all of the new features coming to Altium Designer 16 before its scheduled release. This update will allow engineers to get their designs done even faster and error-free with the addition of new automation and productivity tools.

A new alternative part choice system allows designers to fully control their component selection process with backup part choices for manufacturing.

Visual clearance boundaries allow designers to understand the impact of their routing decisions in real time with visual clearance boundaries between objects on a board. The latest version also allows designers to create organised and efficient board layouts with new component placement options.

Altium Designer 16 will be available as a free upgrade to all Altium Subscription customers.



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