Why ODB++ Should Replace Gerber Outputs on Your Next Project

ODB++ (Open DataBase++) is a proprietary, structured, hierarchical data format used in the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) industry for exchanging design and manufacturing data between different software tools and systems. It was developed by Valor Computerized Systems Ltd. and is now maintained by Mentor Graphics, a Siemens Business. ODB++ is the preferred data output for… Read More »

The Top 5 Reasons to Outsource Your Electronic Product Development

Outsourcing electronic product design to a specialized services company is a strategic decision that can bring numerous benefits to your next engineering project. This is especially beneficial when working with a company that is positioned to act as an extension of your own engineering team. By partnering with a company like FREEDOMCAD, you can leverage… Read More »

From Footprints to Fabrication

So I’ve got a great idea for a new product, I run to my computer to start researching components, drawing up the schematic, and sketching out the mechanical outline. I’ve got the circuits mapped; a rough component placement & the fab drawing created. I’m ready to get this gem into layout so I start to… Read More »

Freedom CAD Services Garners ISO 9001-2015 Re-certification

Freedom CAD Services successfully passed the ISO 9001-2015 Re-certification Audit performed by TÜV Rheinland.  Freedom CAD was re-certified with no nonconformities identified.  “Passing the ISO 9001-2015 re-certification Audit without any nonconformities is a tribute to the efforts of the entire Freedom CAD staff.”  Said Brian White, Director – Business & Compliance.  “It reinforces the top-to-bottom… Read More »

Tech Generators to Market Freedom CAD Services

Tech Generators (TG) www.tech-generators.com, an Engineering Services Consultancy has agreed to represent Freedom CAD Services (FCS) www.freedomcad.com, one of the largest, independent Electronic Design Services companies in North America. FCS is best known for its complex, high-speed Printed Circuit Board Design (100G) & Signal Integrity / Power Simulation expertise. FCS also offers Electrical & Mechanical… Read More »

Scott Miller Interviewed by PCB007 – Taking Care of Customers & Staff

Andy Shaughnessy speaks with Scott Miller, COO of Freedom CAD Services, who shares an update on the company’s current level of business operations under COVID-19 restrictions. Miller explains that Freedom CAD remains fully operational during the COVID-19 quarantine. Staff members have been telecommuting for years, so the company’s day-to-day operations are relatively unchanged. He also… Read More »

COVID-19 / Coronavirus Preparedness

Over this past week, the growing threat of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has become a global issue that is impacting all of our lives. The management at Freedom CAD Services would like you to know that we are taking every precaution to minimize its impact on our employees and our ability to service our customers. All Freedom CAD… Read More »

Scott Miller Interviewed by Design007 – What You Need to Know: Designing Complex PCBs

[one_half valign=”top” animation=”none”] [/one_half] [one_half_last valign=”top” animation=”none”] The I-Connect007 editorial team sat down with Freedom CAD’s Scott Miller to talk about the industry’s demand for more increasingly complex PCBs, and the challenges this presents. They also discuss Freedom CAD’s in-house training programs, the company’s recent book authored by Scott, and why communication is such an… Read More »

Looking for Contract CAD Services and PCB Design Consultants?

Freedom CAD Conference Room

Do you want a second set of eyes on your CAD or PCB project? If you work on a small internal engineering team or your schedule is overloaded with projects nearing their deadlines, adequately reviewing your projects can be challenging. Instead of slowing down your production or sending your designs to fabrication and assembly before… Read More »