Burtonsville, Md. (ots) - Enhanced PCBNavigator Provides
Expedition Integration And Enables Orcad Capture And DxViewDraw Users
To Define Routing Constraints And Manage ECOs Bi-Directionally
Precience, Inc., a leading developer of electronic design
automation (EDA) design-for-supply-chain solutions, today announced a
new integration that delivers powerful support for Mentor Graphics
Expedition PCB layout software. Working through the Mentor
Graphics® OpenDoor(SM) program, Precience enhanced its
PCBNavigator® integration solution to enable Orcad Capture and
DxViewDraw users to design for the Expedition PCB layout tool,
defining routing constraints and managing engineering change orders
"Mentor Graphics Expedition PCB layout tools are the new standard
in scalable tools for the layout, analysis, and manufacture of
highly-complex PCBs. By working with our OpenDoor partners such as
Precience, we are demonstrating our commitment to providing new
customers with a path for adopting Mentor's EDA tools," said Doug
Johnson, director of marketing, Systems Design Division, Mentor
"PCBNavigator 3.2 software is at the cutting edge of integration
technology," said Ahmed Khan, president and CEO of Precience.
"By providing a common constraint database for Orcad Capture,
DxViewDraw, and Expedition PCB users, constraints and design rules,
such as those required to direct Mentor's AutoActive® routing
technology, can be defined. The new integration also provides these
users the functionality needed to truly benefit from the power of the
Expedition PCB Series layout tools."
About PCBNavigator 3.2 Integration Solution
The PCBNavigator 3.2 solution provides complete bi-directional
integration between schematic capture tools and Expedition PCB Series
layout tools. The design rule constraint spreadsheet editor enables
rule passing for nets, pins, components and boards. Design integrity
is maintained and synchronization with printed circuit board (PCB)
ECOs (reference design, rules, etc.) is automated. ECOs can be easily
read into Orcad Capture and DxViewDraw through automatic Swap file
PCBNavigator 3.2 software is integrated at the database level with
schematic and target PCB systems. The user can select comp/net/pin in
the schematic editors and appropriate rules are highlighted
automatically in the PCBNavigator spreadsheet (dynamic cross-probing
link). The solution automatically checks the PCB ECO file and reports
items that can be back annotated to the schematic design.
Price and Availability
PCBNavigator 3.2 software is sold by Precience and through the
company's worldwide reseller network. The product is priced at
$1,995.00 for a single node-locked seat and is available immediately.
Floating and site licenses are also available. The product is
available on Windows 98/NT/2000. Interested users are encouraged to
visit our Web site at www.precience.com/pcbnav and download an
unrestricted license for a 15 day trial.
About Precience, Inc.
Precience is a leading worldwide developer of EDA
design-for-supply-chain integration technology products including
PCBNavigator 3.2, Obsolescence Manager, and PartNavigator® 2.0.
Precience is a privately held company established in 1995 with
corporate headquarters at 4040 Blackburn Lane, Suite 180,
Burtonsville, Maryland, 20866. To learn more about Precience and its
products, please visit the Precience Web site at www.precience.com.
For further information contact Precience at (301) 421-9054, or via
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Precience, PCBNavigator, PartNavigator, and Obsolescence Manager
are trademarks or registered marks of Precience, Inc. Mentor Graphics
and AutoActive are registered trademarks and OpenDoor and Expedition
are servicemarks and/or trademarks of Mentor Graphics Corporation.
All other trademarks or registered marks are the property of their
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