The I-Connect007 Top Five Stories of the Week


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It has been a busy week! In case you missed them, here are the five top editor's picks of the week collected from all of I-Connect007’s various news sources and publications, including Design007, PCB007, SMT007, The Daily Newsletter, and our weekly newsletters for SMT007, Design007, and MilAero007.

Ambarella Adopts Cadence Clarity 3D Solver for AI Vision Processor Development
Cadence Design Systems Inc. announced that Ambarella Inc. adopted the Cadence Clarity 3D Solver for the design of their next-generation AI vision processors.

Digi-Key Electronics Launches PCB Builder to Streamline Ordering Experience
Digi-Key Electronics, a global electronic components distributor, announced that it now offers a PCB Builder tool to streamline customers' ordering experience of PCBs and to more broadly support their rapid prototyping needs. The PCB Builder allows PCBs to be shipped directly from the PCB manufacturer and will allow customers to receive instant quotes from multiple PCB companies all in one place.

Manncorp Assists Northwestern University’s Efforts Against COVID-19
In the fight against COVID-19, Manncorp is behind the scenes, helping to keep things going. Even in this time of social distancing, Manncorp is still dedicated to helping establishments, especially those on the front lines, by providing equipment and service for bringing production in-house.

Foundations of the Future: Scholarships, Leadership Roles, and Career Aspirations
Scholarships are hugely important, especially when helping students avoid and alleviate college debt. Charlene Gunter du Plessis highlights some of the 2019 IPCEF scholarship winners, as well as a book on the topic written by Dr. John Mitchell, IPC president and CEO.

SpaceX Manned Mission Promises More Success for Milaero and Electronics Manufacturing
On May 30, 2020, SpaceX became the first non-governmental organization to send human cargo into orbit and to a successful docking rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS). On June 1, Nolan Johnson spoke with military/aerospace consultant and I-Connect007 columnist Mike Hill about the significance of this mission.

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