SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2011
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) today announced new versions of its Advanced Design System and Electromagnetic Professional software.
ADS 2011.10, the latest release of Agilent's flagship RF design software, and EMPro 2011.11, the company's updated 3-D modeling and simulation platform, both feature enhancements to further speed and improve RF design and verification.
Agilent will demonstrate ADS 2011.10 and EMPro 2011.11, along with other products and services for wireless communication, at European Microwave Week (Stand G301), Oct. 11-13 at Manchester Central in Manchester, England. The new software releases will also be on display at the IEEE Compound Semiconductor IC Symposium, Oct. 16-19, in Waikoloa, Hawaii.
ADS 2011.10 Enhancements
ADS is the industry's leading electronic design automation software for RF, microwave and signal-integrity applications. ADS 2011.10 provides users with continued enhancements for RF printed circuit board, MMIC and multi-technology design, including:
In addition to these features, ADS 2011.10 also now supports Agilent's new 89601B Vector Signal Analysis software, and offers redriver/retimer models for the HSD channel simulator, as well as native ADS 2011 PDK documentation and a sample design kit. Agilent has also significantly improved ease of use and error detection for Desktop LVS.
EMPro 2011.11 Enhancements
Tightly integrated with Agilent's ADS, EMPro is used to create 3-D models and analyze electrical performance of packages, connectors, antennas and other RF components. The EMPro 2011.11 release builds on advances made available in 2011.07, introducing key improvements to the FEM simulator:
U.S. Pricing and Availability
Agilent's ADS 2011.10 is expected to ship in late October. The EMPro 2011.11 release will be available for download in late October. Pricing for the ADS and EMPro environments start at $8,000 and $7,000, respectively.
More information on ADS 2011.10 and EMPro 2011.11 is available at www.agilent.com/find/eesof-ads2011.10 and www.agilent.com/find/eesof-empro2011.11, respectively. Photos of the new software releases are available at www.agilent.com/find/ADS_EMPro_2011_images.
About Agilent EEsof EDA Software
Agilent EEsof EDA is the leading supplier of electronic design automation software for microwave, RF, high-frequency, high-speed digital, RF system, electronic system level, circuit, 3-D electromagnetic, physical design and device-modeling applications. More information is available at www.agilent.com/find/eesof.
About Agilent Technologies
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company's 18,500 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $5.4 billion in fiscal 2010. Information about Agilent is available at www.agilent.com.
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