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    Weekly Digest: Printed Electronics and PCB Design

    Stephanie Hardman
    |  February 8, 2019

    We’ve collected everything published this week to bring our readers resources to read, watch and listen to all in one place. This week we’ve explored  Printed Electronics on the podcast by discussing materials and modern applications of the technology. We’d like to take an opportunity to share a few other recent resources on the topic:

    Printed Electronics Whiteboard Video with David Marrachki  

    How to Design Printed Electronics in Altium Designer 19, with David Marrachki 

    Printed Electronics Support in Altium Designer 19 

    This week on the OnTrack Podcast with Judy Warner

    In this week’s podcast, Judy talks with Chris Hunrath from Insulectro about Printed Electronics Applications and Innovations, an area of high-growth for the material supplier. Listen in to learn about interesting new applications and the advanced materials that are driving innovation.

    The OnTrack Podcast dissects relevant topics and issues for pcb designers from schematic capture all the way to the manufacturing floor and brings you tips, information and guidance from industry leaders such as John Watson, Lee Ritchey, Rick Hartley, Eric Bogatin, Bil Herd and many many more. You can listen to or watch the podcast on all your favorite podcast apps including Podbean, iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, TuneIn, Youtube, PlayerFM and if you can’t find us, let us know! 

    New Webinars in February

    Sign up for live and on-demand webinars across all regions and languages here. You can also register today for one of the Altium Designer 19 Live Webinars coming up this month: 

    How To Increase Design Productivity With The Interactive Properties Panel

    Multiboard Improvements

    Easy, Modern And Powerful Pcb Design

    New Experiences Of Part And Library Component Search

    Draftsman Improvements

    The Art Of Defining The Layer Stack For A Multi-layer High-speed Pcb

    Altium Videos on YouTube

    Did you know, there is an Altium Academy Channel. Watch the Getting Started with Altium Designer playlist, a helpful series if you are just getting started with Altium Designer software. While you’re there, please remember to subscribe! 

    New this week on the Altium Youtube Channel:

    John Watson on The Next Big Thing

    John Watson's Component Shortage Hacks

    John Watson on Available Resources to Keep up to date

    PCB Design Release Process - OnTrack

    Lee Ritchey on High-speed Board Manufacturing

    Lee Ritchey's Tips on Book Publishing

    What is Spread Glass?

    Lee Ritchey on PCI and PCI Express

    New ECAD on the Cloud Blog

    There is a new topic on the Altium Resource Hub covering the cloud and collaboration. Take a look: 

    Are You Ready for the Cloud?

    How Collaboration Changes with the Cloud

    How Does the Cloud Change the DFX Process?

    A Firewall or the Cloud: Which is More Secure?

    The Implications of Going Fileless

    Accessing New Components Faster: Can the Cloud Make a Difference?

    Articles on the PCB Design Blog

    For the avid reader, there’s never a shortage of informative articles on our PCB Design Blog. Check out the new content on the blog this week: 

    The Need To Control Routing Impedance

    Draftsman: What’s New in Altium Designer 19

    SMART System for Data Management

    How Integrated PCB Design Software Helps you Manage Documentation and Outputs

    Adding Fabrication Tolerance Options to Your Manufacturer Deliverables

    Choosing Equivalent ICs in Your PCB

    Meeting Standards: IPC 6012 Class 3 Annular Ring

    Click to read new articles on the Altium Blog and while you’re there please leave a comment. We always appreciate feedback. 

    Oldie but Goodie

    Curious for more Printed Electronics information? Check out this Podcast with Tactotek: What are Injection Molded Structural Electronics? It’s from August 2018 and shares some of the pain points of working with IMSE technology before Altium Designer 19. 

    While you’re there, remember to like and subscribe to our Youtube Channel.

     

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