P-CAD

P-CAD

(application)
A CAE system marketed by CADAM, an IBM company.
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Though not seen around the industry much anymore, Rich, many longtime readers will recall, revolutionized CAD and CAM software as founder of P-CAD, which at one point boasted the world's largest ECAD installed base, and Advanced CAM Technologies (ACT), which developed the still popular CAM350.
3 includes major improvements to schematic import tools for P-CAD, PADS Logic.
Drawings from P-CAD, Altium and Protel can also now be imported via the intermediate format ACCEL ASCII to enhance interoperability and flexibility.
Mentor's new translators enable migration of Protel, P-CAD and OrCAD designs and libraries to PADS PCB design solutions.
2; PADS PowerPCB Binary version 5; P-CAD PCB/Schematics 2004; Zuken CADIF 8; Zuken CADSTAR PCB/Schematics/3D 7; Acrobat PDF 1.
Version 7 of the Trilogy 5000 solution has been enriched with wide-ranging enhancements facilitating multi-vendor assembly engineering, substantial additions to DFM verification and extensions to Trilogy's ample range of CAD interfaces including Mentor PowerPCB V5, Orcad, Altium P-CAD, and many others.
The Ultra Librarian is designed to automate the creation of both CAD footprints and symbols in a rules-based parametric environment that produces consistent and correct CAD data, which can be imported into multiple CAD tools, including Cadence Allegro, OrCAD Capture, and Concept; Mentor Graphic's Design Concept, DxDesigner, Expedition, Design Architect, Board Station RE and XE, and PADS; and Altium's P-CAD and Altium Designer tools.
The design inductees include two deans of CAD software development: Rich Nedbal, the founder of P-CAD, and the late Alan Finch, of Racal-Redac, Who conceived the gridless router.
The former reseller of P-CAD and other tools has severed its relationships with most of those vendors to concentrate on the Cadence lines, which it says make up about 95% of its revenues.
Mentor Graphics Corporation (Nasdaq:MENT), the market leader in printed circuit board design (PCB) solutions, today announced the availability of new translators that enable migration of Protel, P-CAD and OrCAD designs and libraries to PADS(R) PCB design solutions.
Two years later, P-CAD had over 100,000 users, at which point Nedbal sold the firm to Accel Technologies.
Altium's products offer tailored solutions covering a range of hardware and software design processes and include Altium Designer (of which Nexar, Protel, CAMtastic and CircuitStudio are licensing options), P-CAD and TASKING brands.