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July 9, 2020 

Elementary, Mr. Watson: PCB Components Naming Conventions

John Watson, Altium

There is a poem by John Godfrey Saxe from a Hindu fable about the six blind men of Indostan who went to see the elephant. The first man felt the side of the elephant and concluded that he was touching a wall. The second felt a tusk and exclaimed, “This is not a wall at all; it is a spear.” The third blind man feeling the huge trunk decided that it was a snake. The fourth felt the elephant’s leg and said, “It is obvious that this is a tree.” The fifth man touched the massive ears and decided he felt a fan. Finally, the last blind man felt the tail of the elephant, proudly proclaiming, “You are all wrong; this is very clearly a rope... More >

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Just Ask Happy: Integrating Design Processes With IEEE HIR

I-Connect007 Editorial Team

We asked for you to send in your questions for Happy Holden, and you took us up on it! The questions you've posed run the gamut, covering technology, the worldwide fab market, and everything in between. Enjoy.

Q: How will the PCB design process change to align with the IEEE Heterogenous Integration Roadmap (HIR), and do you think this will happen?

A: This is happening now! New EDA system tools are being created for the growing automotive complexity of autonomous vehicles. These tools can also be applied to other electronic systems, such as mobile phones, 5G networking, medical, space, high-performance computing, and IoT... More >


Blackfox to Offer Online IPC Training & Certification - Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Blackfox will offer online IPC training and certification beginning in mid-April. The following lecture-based classes will be offered remotely for CIS, CSE and CIT certification: IPC-A-610, IPC/WHMA-A-620, IPC-A-600 and IPC-6012. We will be using web conferencing with a live Master IPC Trainer to deliver IPC training. Certification testing will be conducted through the IPC EDGE 2.0 platform, offer remotely proctored exams. Click for more info.
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Connect the Dots: The Power of Forward Thinking

Bob Tise and Matt Stevenson, Sunstone Circuits

Innovation comes in many forms and from more places these days. Bob Tise and Matt Stevenson discuss how innovative electronic devices all contain PCBs, and share pro design tips for bringing new products to the market.

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Working Remotely

Since the COVID-19 outbreak, we’ve seen many PCB designers and design engineers moving out of their company offices and into their home offices. As we’ve discovered, not everyone likes working from home; some designers miss the interaction of face-to-face meetings or being able to leave their problems in the office each day...
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