inspectAR joins Cadence Design Systems


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inspectAR has officially been acquired by Cadence Design Systems, the market leader in Electronic Design Automation software and services. inspectAR will continue to grow and operate independently from its headquarters in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

“For the past 1.5 years, inspectAR has been on a tear, adding immense value to hardware teams and engineers around the world,” says Mihir Shah, one of the inspectAR founders. “We’ve amassed thousands of users, teamed up with some of the biggest names in the industry, and built some of the most innovative technology to really bring a new lens into the hardware development space — and we’re just getting started.

The deal benefits inspectAR users in several ways, Mihir says.

“We are going to continue keeping the platform entirely vendor-agnostic, and adding support for even more EDA software and lab tools in the near future. Whether you use Cadence or another EDA tool to design PCB’s, we want to accelerate your hardware development. We now have far more resources to achieve our goals, and a far broader reach to get valuable insight from customers working in every part of the hardware sphere.”

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