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Keysight is offering a free workshop specifically designed for signal and power integrity engineers trying to accurately model their PCBs—a task that is now more challenging given today’s ever increasing data rates.
During the hands-on workshop “Keysight EEsof EDA Simulation Tools for Signal Integrity and Power Integrity,” attendees will learn about new tools in ADS 2016 that can improve PCB simulation accuracy. In particular, this covers the pure electromagnetic-simulation-based SIPro (Signal Integrity Professional) and PIPro (Power Integrity Professional). SIPro and PIPro provide a cohesive workflow within ADS for signal integrity and power integrity applications in high-speed digital board design.
Tuesday, Jan. 17; Thursday, Jan. 19; Thursday, Feb. 9; and Tuesday, Feb. 28
Jan. 17 Event: Hillsboro, OR, Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland/Hillsboro, 20001 NW Tanasbourne Drive, Hillsboro, Oregon
Jan. 19 Event: Bellevue, WA, Residence Inn by Marriott Bellevue-Downtown, 605 114th Ave SE, Bellevue, Washington
Feb. 9 Event: Richardson, TX, Keysight Technologies, 1220 E. Campbell Road, Suite 100, Richardson, Texas
Feb. 28 Event: Chandler, AZ, Hyatt Place Phoenix/Chandler Fashion Center, 3535 W. Chandler Blvd., Chandler, Arizona
Registration is required to attend. Click here to register.
The I-Connect007 Team
When we began planning the October issue on signal integrity, we arranged a conference call with a variety of industry experts. Mike Steinberger of SiSoft, Mark Thompson of Prototron Circuits, and Yogen and Sunny Patel of Candor Industries joined editors Andy Shaughnessy, Patty Goldman, Happy Holden and Publisher Barry Matties on the call for a spirited discussion about the challenges related to signal integrity and some of the tricks of the trade for helping ensure SI.
Andy Shaughnessy, PCBDesign007
Nine Dot Connects has certainly blazed an interesting trail. The company started out as an Altium reseller, but in less than a decade, Nine Dot Connects has also become a design service bureau and a provider of PCB design instruction, training, and consulting services. I recently interviewed Paul Taubman, technical services director for Nine Dot Connects. We discussed the company’s expansion from VAR to service bureau and content provider, and the changing landscape of PCB design instruction.
Pete Starkey, I-Connect007
Altium held a very successful AltiumLive PCB Design Summit in San Diego, California at the beginning of October for the benefit of their North American design community, and followed it three weeks later with a counterpart European event in Munich. And what an eye-opener it proved to be—literally hundreds of delegates, a superbly organised and managed programme, billed as a completely immersive two-day interactive design experience on a theme of learning, connecting and getting inspired.