Altium , developers of unified electronic product development solutions, have won the inaugural Software and Embedded Systems category in 2008 Engineers Australia Engineering Excellence Awards. The Engineering Excellence Awards recognise the commitment of engineering to the community at large, to engineering excellence and rigour and to innovation in the designs submitted.
Altium won the inaugural Software Embedded Systems category with Altium Designer, which is an electronics design solution. The award acknowledges the engineering vision and rigour in the continued development of the unified solution in the Altium Designer.
The award also acknowledges a number of other features of Altium Designer including:
- Single data model at the centre of the solution
- Real-time 3D visualisation of printed circuit boards
- Real-time 3D clearance checking between printed circuit boards and the cases into which they will be placed as part of the overall design
- The operating system
The Altium Designer provides the design engineers a single view of all the processes involved in taking a product from concept to the customer.