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We have come a long way – part 3

I left off in part 2 of this blog asking the question “have we exhausted all avenues in our search for layout productivity?” Although there has been no revolutionary technology as with the initial CALMA systems, there have been some incremental improvements that help oil the gears when doing layout. On line DRC has been […]

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We have come a long way – part 2

If I said ‘sticks’ to you, what comes to mind? Well you could reply with ‘bits of wood’ or ‘an American rock band from the 70’s’ or ‘a river in Hades’ and you would be correct. However when you ask the question in the context of EDA, well that’s a different story. ‘STICKS’ or ‘stick […]

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We have come a long way – part 1

  It’s amazing what you find when you clean out your garage. I came across some old photographs of the first CALMA systems I worked on. Boy, have we come a long way since those days. Those early CALMA Graphic Data Station (GDS) systems that I worked on back in the late 1970’s were considered […]

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