High Tech Electronics Industry

Today’s marketplace for high-tech electronics demands smaller, lighter weight products with increased functionality and advanced features.

  1. Overview

    Today’s marketplace for high-tech electronics – from consumer electronics to power and control instruments – demands smaller, lighter weight products with increased functionality and advanced features.

    In order to decrease time-to-market and stay ahead of the competition, Electronics Product Designers need to respond to ever-changing demands of their industry. Electronic and Semiconductor technology is evolving leading to rapid changes in Electronics and Mechatronics and the tools that design component systems.
    There is now a demand to cram more functionality into the same size or smaller package than that of the previous model or competition. This industry is driven by the competition to create smaller devices with increased functionality, demanding product design tools that can "economise" physical space.

    More features usually translate to greater electronic complexity and components that need to dissipate heat. Due to market demand, product enclosures cannot grow in size but need to maintain their size or get smaller even with the increased functionality of new models. Also denser packaging requires a greater level of detail at the component level to optimise proper flow analysis.

    The emergence of new global environmental standards like RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) such as lead substances which are toxic and require that all products sold and handled in the European Union market comply by July 1st 2006.

    Finally, with continued miniaturisation of microcontroller systems, more traditional hardware components, such as switches and displays are being replaced with software functionality. For example, what took an array of 12 buttons to function a product a couple of years ago, can now be done with two buttons and an LCD display.

    Industry trends: increased complexity, denser packaging, aggressive cooling, recyclables, software replacing hardware, globalisation, consumer – short product cycles and demand for aesthetically pleasing products.

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  3. Solution

    New Technology CADCAM’s solutions deliver the full range of modelling, simulation and communication tools. Integrated PCB design, PCB packaging, housing design, thermal analysis and ECAD integration, help electronic products manufacturers quickly develop highly sophisticated designs and deliver products with lower cost, higher reliability and faster time to market.

  4. Benefits

    • Reduced time-to-effectiveness for new users by 50%
    • Cut CAD licensing and maintenance costs
    • Cut design cycle by 40% while improving product aesthetics and packaging efficiency
    • Lowered development costs by 30%
    • Cut 2 to 3 weeks from tooling developments
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