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  • RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification)

    By quantum on 04/02/2008
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    Quantum CAD are currently researching some aspects of printed electronics. RFID (Radio-Frequency identification) lends itself to printed electronics but currently, the printing of microprocessors and batteries are difficult. Coin batteries still power most RFID solutions.Antennae, Discretes, Sensors & Interconnects are currently manufacturable and have been used for some time....

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  • Cadence Allegro PCB Design

    By quantum on 03/28/2008
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    Here at Quantum CAD we use just about every type of PCB design software there is on the market, such as Cadence Allegro/Orcad layout, Mentor Expedition/Pads, Zuken CR5000/Cadstar, Visula and Altium Designer/Protel. However, my personal experience and expertise lay with Cadence Allegro and to a slightly lesser extent Mentor...

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  • Pros and cons of outsourcing PCB Layout

    By quantum on 03/26/2008
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    Quantum CAD has recently conducted some surveys in order to find out what customers are looking for from a PCB design company. The results showed that the following aspects are key: responsiveness reliability competence interpersonal skills accessibility consistent service skills and knowledge Why do companies  choose to outsource PCB...

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  • Nepcon UK cancelled – NEW Electronics Week

    By quantum on 03/26/2008
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    In case you missed the news, after 39 years Reed Exhibitions have pulled the plug on Nepcon UK, the UK longest-running electronics event. Reed claim that the industry moving to China and India is the prime reason for its demise. Yet it is clear that the competition provided by...

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  • Electronic Product Lifecycle Management e-PLM

    By quantum on 03/26/2008
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    Collaboration means working with others, where there is exchange of information within a team. In today’s workplace this means internal and external.  Very few companies’ develop products on their own. The capability of a collaborative team is far greater than individuals. Businesses are being driven to collaborate more effectively...

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