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Mentor Graphics PADS 9.0 - Advanced PCB Design
(broadcast:11 August 2009):
Jim Martens, Product Marketing Manager PADS, and John Isaac, Direct of Market Development for the Systems Design Division of Mentor Graphics, discuss PADS 9.0 for advanced PCB design.
This significantly-enhanced release of the PADS flow adds new levels of functionality, scalability and integration, enabling designers to leverage many of Mentor's unique and innovative technologies for design, analysis, manufacturing and multi-disciplined collaboration.
With the scalable PADS 9.0 flow users can cost-effectively design their products from standard to the industry's most complex, highest performance, and densest PCBs. [Keywords: PADS Suites, PADS Layout, PADS Router]
About Jim Martens:
Jim Martens is Product Marketing Manager of the Mentor Graphics PADS® products which include PADS Layout (formerly PowerPCB), PADS Logic, PADS Autorouter, DxDesigner®, and HyperLynx®. He has over 20 years of EDA industry experience in design, applications engineering, sales, and marketing.
He has a BS in marketing from Alfred University.
About John Isaac:
John Isaac is Director of Market Development, Systems Design Division at Mentor Graphics.
He has worked in the EDA industry with printed circuit board (PCB) and integrated circuit (IC) technology for over thirty years.
His career started with IBM where he managed the development of EDA systems for IBM's internal design of their high-end ICs and PCBs.
He then joined Mentor Graphics where he was responsible for design kit development with application specific IC (ASIC) vendors.
A graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, John received a B.S. in electrical engineering.
About Mentor Graphics
Mentor Graphics® is a leader in electronic design automation, with the broadest industry portfolio of best-in-class products for technology areas such as design for manufacturing, functional verification, electronic system-level design and integrated PCB-FPGA systems design.
Mentor Graphics is the market and technology leader in PCB design, providing a range of scalable design solutions: the Expedition series, for the creation of today's most complex PCB designs; the Board Station® family, the market standard solution for the PCB design challenges of the global enterprise; and the PADS® flow, the leading Windows-based solution for complex PCB design.
Express Logic develops, markets and supports the ThreadX® real-time operating system (RTOS), NetXTCP/IP networking stack, USBX USB stack, FileX® embedded file system, and PEGX GUI toolkit for embedded applications.
ThreadX is a royalty-free, full source code, small-footprint, low-overhead RTOS that is extremely easy to learn and use. ThreadX is one of the most widely deployed RTOS products in the world, with over 1.25 billion products based on ThreadX.