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Proteus Users Can Access EMA's Ultra Librarian 14 Million-Part DatabaseJune 28, 2018 | EMA Design Automation
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EMA Design Automation announced the availability of Ultra Librarian symbols, footprints, and 3D models for PCB designers using the Labcenter Electronics Proteus Design Suite. “Adding Ultra Librarian support for Proteus users means a whole new set of additional designers can save valuable design time by downloading verified library content rather than creating it from scratch,” said Manny Marcano, president and CEO of EMA. “This gets us one step closer to our goal of providing the ‘Gold Standard’ of PCB content for all electronics designers.”
The Proteus Design Suite is a complete EDA software solution for professional PCB design, comprising schematic capture, microcontroller simulation, and PCB layout. With this latest update to Ultra Librarian, Proteus users will be able to export symbols and footprints in the Proteus format from UltraLibrarian.com or the Ultra Librarian desktop software. Coinciding with the Ultra Librarian update, Labcenter is releasing Proteus version 8.8 that includes updates to their model import capability. In this new version, models are checked for compatibility with Proteus during import with the results shown on the import log. Also, large schematic parts can be split into multiple elements during the Proteus import process, and pins can also be rearranged in different positions around the component body.
“Our Proteus users often need the symbols, footprints, and 3D models for the constant flow of new silicon devices,” said Iain Cliffe, executive director at Labcenter Electronics Ltd. “Ultra Librarian’s rapid generation of library content should satisfy our users’ needs and also provide them with access to a huge repository of high quality CAD models.”
For more information about Ultra Librarian, click here.
About EMA Design Automation, Inc.
EMA Design Automation is a trailblazer in product development solutions offering a complete range of EDA tools, PLM integrations, services, training, and technical support. EMA is a Cadence® Channel Partner serving all of North America. EMA develops Ultra Librarian®, TimingDesigner, CircuitSpace, CIP, EDABuilder, and a host of custom solutions to enhance the OrCAD products, and all are distributed through a worldwide network of value added resellers. EMA is a privately held corporation headquartered in Rochester, New York. Visit EMA at www.ema-eda.com for more information.
About Labcenter Electronics Ltd.
Labcenter Electronics Ltd. was founded in 1988 to develop high quality, affordable CAD software. The first launch of the Proteus Design Suite followed soon after and a continuous focus on product development and innovation has evolved Proteus into one of the most cost effective, fully featured EDA packages on the market. With current sales in over 50 countries spanning the globe, Labcenter is continuously expanding both its product portfolio and its customer base. Labcenter Electronics Ltd. is headquartered in the UK and the Proteus Design Suite is sold through a worldwide network of distributors and directly on the Labcenter website. For more information, click here.
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