ODB++ Solutions Development Partners
Agilent believes the ODB++ format can offer significant advantages over other manufacturing formats used in the EDA industry. These benefits can increase productivity for both Agilent’s customer base and internal hardware design efforts.
ANSYS uses ODB++ as the gateway into its electromagnetic field solvers HFSS, SIwave, TPA and Q3D Extractor.
Assembléon integrates into the product design and development flows of its customers using ODB++. Fully-featured ODB++ input into Assembléon’s line-programming software guarantees fast and accurate manufacturing ramp up. This counts for Assembléon’s entire range of SMT assembly platforms, delivered to the worldwide electronics manufacturing market.
BQR Reliability Engineering Ltd
BQR partners with Mentor to create integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and fiXtress to enable designers to evaluate the electrical stress level, to perform stress derating analysis and schematic modeling, to provide actual power dissipation for thermal analysis and to predict the warranty and service life (MTBF). The use of fiXtress will enable designers to improve product robustness while reducing time to market.
CADCAM Group partners with Mentor to create integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and CATIA v5 MCAD processes.
Cadence and Valor have partnered for over 10 years to provide mutual customers with the ODB++ output from the Allegro design system, now including built-in graphical viewing. See the “Resources” section to register for download.
Downstream has partnered for many years with Valor and now Mentor to maintain updated ODB++ interfaces in Blueprint PCB and CAM350.
PCB-Investigator designed by EasyLogix ODB++ is the most advanced format to provide information in a suitable way to different departments. Exchanging necessary information between development and manufacturing with PCB-Investigator and ODB++ as interface helps reducing costs in many ways. Blur the boundaries of ECAD, MCAD and CAM with the powerful combination of ODB++ and PCB-Investigator.
Intercept Technology Inc.
For 15+ years, Pantheon, Intercept Technology’s PCB, Hybrid and RF layout software, has offered designers embedded DFM verification with additional options for verification checking in Valor using ODB++. As the ODB++ file format’s uses continue to expand, Intercept remains committed to supporting it through the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.
Mentor recommends ODB++ as the most efficient way to transfer a PCB product from the design-phase into fabrication, assembly and test. ODB++ is implemented by Mentor as the basis for all DFM and fabrication, assembly and test process preparation and engineering.
Nimbic has partnered with Mentor Graphics in the integration of ODB++ interface to enable chip-package-system 3D full-wave Electromagnetic Integrity solutions for Signal, Power and EMI.
In partnership with Frontline PCB Solutions, Orbotech supports ODB++ for integration of its leading inspection, imaging and repair systems into the product design and development flows of the world's largest electronics product OEMs.
Panasonic Factory Solutions Company holds as its corporate mission: "To contribute to the development of the world with manufacturing solutions."
QBuild provides a real-time, two way link between PADS and ERP systems using ODB++. Engineering benefits from improved efficiency and cost-reduction. Modify, update and create design information without leaving the PADS design suite.
Remcom's XFdtd Electromagnetic Simulation Software easily imports ODB++ PCB files and also allows ODB++ PCB import within our unique CAD Merge functionality, allowing retention of modifications to the PCB that were applied previously to avoid rework.
Sigrity integrates the SpeedXP signal and power analysis tool suite to the Mentor and selected other ECAD flows via the ODB++ interface maintained by the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.
Quantum-SI and Quantum Channel Designer, SiSoft’s tools for parallel and serial link analysis, read ODB++ to perform fast, accurate and reliable system-level signal integrity, timing and crosstalk analysis.
TDM International specializes in comprehensive bespoke solutions to complex in-circuit and functional test problems. TDM International are currently planning a solution that supports ODB++.
Ucamco (former Barco ETS) has both certified ODB++ input and ODB++ output since 1998. By joining the alliance we re-affirm our commitment to our customers to supply them with an up-to-date and reliable ODB++ input and output.
GerbTool has provided ODB++ compatibility for many years already, now fully sustained via the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.
CADVANCE AlphaIII-Design provides ODB++ output feature. You can pass the design information to other design and manufacturing processes through it.
Through the ODB++ Solutions Alliance partnership, Zuken supports ODB++ within the CR-5000 and CR-8000 design systems.
ODB++ Best Practice Users
Daiei Electronics is a design bureau in Japan, and we provide high speed and the high frequency wiring board, the semiconductor test board, and the evaluation board, etc. We can provide design data as ODB++, if customers request it.
MDS have been in PCB design for almost 37 years and very capable of doing any PCB designs at the shortest lead time. We have been using the ODB++ CAD/CAM data exchange format since 2000 and proudly offering it as the best practice method to export fabrication, assembly, and test data from its PCB design tools.
We provide design and manufacturing for hi-layer-count multi-layers and hi-reliability printed circuit board with ODB++.
Professional Circuit Designs Ltd
Professional Circuit Designs Ltd promotes ODB++ as the most intelligent and accurate path into the PCB Manufacturing flow
Sierra Circuits encourages customers to provide data for PCB fabrication and assembly in the ODB++ format to ease DFM review
Spectral Response EMS recognizes that our customers need lightning-fast response and no-excuses performance in assembly and test. ODB++ and our Valor NPI system are our tools of choice.
NEC TOPPAN CIRCUIT SOLUTIONS, INC. (TNCSi) provides high-performance PWB design and manufacturing service. We recommend ODB++ for accurate and faster data handling.
Ubisense recommends ODB++ as best-practice for data hand-off into PCB fabrication, assembly and test.
UP Media Group
UP Media Group has long believed the electronics industry must kick its Gerber habit, and supports the ODB++ Solutions Alliance as a superior CAD/CAM hand-off process to Gerber.