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DesignCon Announces 2012 DesignVision Award Winners
Feb 02, 2012 (04:02 PM EST)
Recognizing innovative companies, unique products and tools
SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Electronics, the daily source of essential business and technical information for the electronics industry's decision makers, today announced the 2012 DesignVision Award winners, including Valydate Inc., Mentor Graphics, Altium, Molex, Memoir Systems, Akros Silicon, Apache Design and Oscium. The DesignCon technical committee, including 130 engineers and industry editors, evaluated products from hundreds of exhibitors to choose the winners, who were recognized today at an awards ceremony at DesignCon 2012 in Santa Clara, Calif.
"The DesignVision Awards celebrate the achievements of the most innovative electronics companies and the unique tools that support customer needs to improve and simplify the design process," said David Blaza, VP, UBM Electronics.
Winners were selected based on three criteria: how well the product met the market's vision and offered unique insight into customer needs; the originality of the solution and if it offered a new approach to meeting market needs; and the quality of the implementation and how well it fits the market requirements.
The 2012 DesignVision winners include:
Valydate Inc., Valydate Design
Mentor Graphics, Calibre RealTime
Molex, EXTreme Guardian Solutions
Altium, Altium Designer 10
Memoir Systems, Algorithmic Memory®
Akros Silicon, Energy$ense™ Family of Digital Power Management Units (DPMUs) Semiconductor Components and ICs Category
Apache Design, Inc. (a subsidiary of ANSYS), RTL Power Model (RPM)
"We had quite a challenging time choosing these winners among all of the innovative products we judged," said Patrick Mannion, Content Director, EDN and DesignCon. "Ultimately, our 2012 winners represent the best of the best in each of their respective industries."
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SOURCE UBM Electronics