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Mentor, as Siemens business will hold the "What's New in VX2.4 for PADS Professional & Xpedition" webinar on October 4, 2018, at 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. US/Pacific.
Each version of Xpedition and PADS Professional adds additional features and provides bug fixes. Attend this webinar to learn how to leverage these new features. Quickly find out what you will gain by moving to the newest version.
About the Presenter
Kyle Lake is an Applications Engineer for Oasis Sales. Before joining Oasis, Kyle was a Corporate Marketing Engineer at Mentor Graphics where he was responsible for helping customers identify solutions to their PCB design issues.
His primary focus at Oasis is supporting advanced solutions: PADS Professional, the Xpedition Enterprise Platform and PCB simulation tools for high-performance designs.
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Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
Artificial intelligence (AI) has been making inroads into a variety of industries in the past decade or so, from automobiles to medical devices. Naturally, EDA tool companies are taking a look at AI. Does AI offer a way forward for PCB design tool developers? I recently interviewed Paul Musto, director of marketing for the Board Systems Division of Mentor. We discussed Mentor’s plans for integrating AI into EDA tools, and why we may be at the very beginning of understanding the pros and cons of this new technology.
Bill Acito, Cadence Design Systems
The challenges faced by the PCB designers of today are significant. If we examine the breadth of designs, we find ever-increasing data rates and more high-speed signal routing that drive additional challenges meeting signal-quality requirements, including reflection signal loss and crosstalk issues. At the same time, designers are being asked to complete designs in shorter cycle times and in smaller form factors. They must come up with new and more complex routing strategies to better control impedance and crosstalk. Manual implementation is often time-consuming and prone to layout errors.
Chang Fei Yee, Keysight Technologies
Crosstalk is an unintentional electromagnetic (EM) field coupling between transmission lines on a PCB. This phenomenon becomes a major culprit in signal integrity (SI), contributing to the rise of bit error occurrence in data communications and electromagnetic interference (EMI). With the existence of mutual inductance and capacitance between two adjacent transmission lines on a PCB, crosstalk has become more severe due to the shorter signal rise/fall times at today’s higher data speed rates.