ODB++ Solutions Alliance Development partners are bringing leading edge software solutions to the marketplace every day.
ODB++ Solutions Development Partners
Aegis Industrial Software Corporation
Aegis imports ODB++ directly into their CAD-aware FactoryLogix® Manufacturing Operations Software for new product introductions, factory-wide material logistics, shop floor MES, real-time dashboards, historical reporting and total product/process traceability.
Altium Designer has it's roots in the industry's first ever PCB design solution for the Windows platform, and has fully supported ODB++ as a preferred fabrication, DFM and DFT output database for over 10 years. Altium continues it's commitment to support ODB++ and bring PCB designers everywhere the best and most robust design and fabrication solutions.
ANSYS uses ODB++ as the gateway into its electromagnetic field solvers HFSS, SIwave, TPA and Q3D Extractor.
Artwork Conversion Software Inc
Artwork offers translators from ODB++ into GDSII, OASIS, DXF, Gerber, STEP, IDF, Ansys/Ansoft simulators, SolidWorks, AWR's MW Office, Agilent's ADS; high resolution ODB++ rasterizers (TIFF, BMP - monochrome and grey scale) for photoplotters, inkjets and laser direct imaging equipment.
ASTER Technologies is the leading supplier in Board-Level Testability analysis tools, capitalizing on proven expertise in electrical rules checking and test coverage analysis. ASTER has partnered for many years with Mentor / Valor to maintain updated ODB++ interfaces in TestWay, twExpress and QuadView
ATI South Korea
Advanced Technology Incorporated has developed an ODB++ to bitmap conversion engine to deploy to PCB testing machines.
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.
CADCAM-E.COM, Inc. (CCE)
CADCAM-E.COM, Inc. (CCE) is developing integration between ODB++ compatible design flows and MCAD and ECAD 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.
Corelis offers a broad line of JTAG/boundary-scan test software and hardware products. Corelis ScanExpress software supports the ODB++ format to assist in rapid boundary-scan test development.
CST STUDIO SUITE reads ODB++ from multiple PCB design processes to perform fast and fullwave electromagnetic analysis of signal and power integrity.
DfR Solutions - Sherlock Automated Design Analysis™ software uses ODB++ as a critical part of its automated translation from electronic CAD to full three dimensional (3D) computer aided engineering (CAE) designs with embedded material information.
Novarm develops ODB++ support for its DipTrace product. We believe ODB++ is the optimal way of exchanging data between ECAD and manufacturing.
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.
All of Frontline’s CAM, DFM and Engineering tools are fully ODB++ compliant. Frontline recommends ODB++ as the optimal method for CAD-CAM data exchange for PCB fabrication.
FUJITSU Manufacturing Industry Solution FTCP customers use ODB++ interfaces to output/input worldwide useable manufacturing and CAD-CAE (Simulators, DRC tools, DFM tools) interfaces.
FUJITSU Corporate Product Technology & Monozukuri Development Division customers use ODB++ interfaces to output worldwide useable manufacturing and CAD-CAE (Simulators, DRC tools, DFM tools) interfaces.
GigaVis is an AOI manufacturer and has supported ODB++ format over 10 years for its inspection, measuring and imaging solutions
Intellitect uses ODB++ as the data exchange method to their custom application software.
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.
JTAG Visualizer is a platform independent tool that enables inspection of PCB schematics and lay-out for testability as well as fault repair. JTAG Visualizer will import ODB++ and convert to snf for schematics and bnf for lay-out.
Keysight 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.
Kulicke and Soffa
Kulicke and Soffa integrates into the product design and development flows of its customers using ODB++. Fully-featured ODB++ input Kulicke and Soffa's line-programming software guarantees fast and accurate manufacturing ramp up. This counts for Kulicke and Soffa's entire range of SMT assembly platforms, delivered to the worldwide electronics manufacturing market.
Lotenz Solution's PeakView platofrm supports import of ODB++ format for PCB/package EM simulation.
Nagoya Electric recommends ODB++ as input to its NLB-SX, NVI-FZ, NVI-FX PCB Assembly inspection systems, for fast set-up and accurate defect detection.
By relying upon ODB++, we can connect popular third party PCB tools to Microwave Office and AXIEM/Analyst software, thereby extending compatibility to vendors such as Altium, Intercept, and more. ODB++ enables the flow of PCB layout data (exported from vendor tools in ODB++ format) into NI AWR software for post-layout, final design-stage verification.
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.
Oscillated Recall Technology
Oscillated Recall Technology provides the ODB++ import and export features, and the high speed and the high quality 3D simulations for etching/compensation, plating and FDTD based electromagnetic simulation to drastically improve your productivity.
Panasonic Factory Solutions Company holds as its corporate mission: "To contribute to the development of the world with manufacturing solutions."
Philoptics, Co. Ltd.
Philoptics Co. Ltd. manufactures and sells semiconductor manufacturing machines and equipment. The company is based in Suwon, South Korea.
Creo View ECAD reads ODB++ for visualization and comparison of ECAD PCB product-models whilst being fully integral to PTC’s PLM solutions.
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.
Founded in 1986 SEICA has progressed from developing its first in-circuit Test system for the domestic electronics industry to become a world leader in Flying Probe and functional test systems. Today Seica is one of the major suppliers of test equipment, with more than 1400 systems installed on 5 continents. 5 subsidiaries; France, United States, China and Germany, with a global distribution network covering market needs worldwide. In more than 25 years of activity, SEICA has supplied turnkey and custom installations for diverse market sectors, from telecommunications, automotive and IT to medical and avionics, as well as a to multitude of contract manufacturers parts.
Simplify Design Automation, Inc
ODB++ is used in SimplifyDA's autorouting solutions to expedite PCB and IC-packaging designs for a variety of design environments.
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.
Software Companion's GerbView software imports ODB++ files and will convert ODB++ to PDF and other formats.
Sonnet Software’s ODB++ translator allows ODB++ users to apply Sonnet’s high accuracy electromagnetic analysis engine to their designs
Temento Systems S.A.
Temento Systems provides test, debug and verification systems for PCB and hardware platforms. They are developing an ODB++ parser that will be integrated into their tool set.
Ubisense recommends ODB++ as best-practice for data hand-off into PCB fabrication, assembly and test.
Unisoft imports ODB++ into it's suite of software tools for rapid New Product Introduction (NPI) for OEM and contract electronics manufacturers. Fast setup of assembly, AOI, test equipment, assembly documentation, etc. and shop floor MES for board and box build traceability and reporting.
Visionics product EDWINXP allows Export and Import of ODB++ format and also reconstruction of Circuits from ODB++ data
GerbTool has provided ODB++ compatibility for many years already, now fully sustained via the ODB++ Solutions Alliance.
Xpeedic Technology, Inc.
Xpeedic's SI tools read PCB layout via the ODB++ interface, enabling accurate and fast electromagnetic simulation for high speed systems.