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Labcenter Electronics, a leading UK based EDA software company, announces the completion of its support for Gerber X2 in Proteus Design Suite. The output has been fully verified by Ucamco, who confirm it conforms to the X2 specification.
Ucamco’s Gerber X2 format provides a fail safe, standardized method for automatic transfer of layout data and PCB design information from CAD to CAM. Today, more than 20 major software vendors are supporting the Gerber X2 format confirming its status of de facto standard image format for the PCB manufacturing industry.
Labcenter CEO John Jameson commented: “Using the latest version of Gerber X2 shows our commitment to this format and allows our customers to optimize the exchange of PCB fabrication data with the PCB manufacturers.”
Ucamco's Managing Director Karel Tavernier states: “Ucamco is pleased with the high quality of the Gerber X2 output of Proteus. By implementing this new technology Labcenter renders good service to the progress of the PCB industry.”
Ucamco (formerly Barco ETS) is a market leader in PCB CAM software, photoplotting and direct imaging systems, with a global network of sales and support centers. Headquartered in Ghent, Belgium, Ucamco has over 25 years of ongoing experience in developing and supporting leading-edge photoplotters and front-end tooling solutions for the global PCB industry. Key to this success is the company's uncompromising pursuit of engineering excellence in all its products. Ucamco also owns the IP rights on the Gerber File Format through its acquisition of Gerber Systems Corp. (1998).