ConnectEDA and Labcenter Conclude PCB Router OEM Agreement

Boston, MA (PRWEB) May 21, 2004 –

– ConnectEDA and Labcenter Electronics Ltd. today announced their agreement for Labcenter to market ConnectEDA’s ELECTRA Shape-Based Autorouter on a worldwide basis. Labcenter’s Proteus PCB Design Software is a leading mainstream PCB CAD system vendor based in Grassington, UK. The ConnectEDA and Labcenter agreement now gives Proteus customers the opportunity to benefit from high-performance shape-based routing with the impressive speed and completion rates of ELECTRA.

Ben Franklin, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at ConnectEDA stated, “We’re extremely happy to have Labcenter as an OEM partner for the ELECTRA Shape-Based Autorouter. With Labcenter’s already large customer base and the new option for ELECTRA with Proteus PCB, we are very excited about the opportunity to expand our mutual customer bases even more widely in the mainstream PCB market.”

John Jameson, Managing Director of Labcenter Electronics said: “We have been looking for a partner to provide high performance autorouting technology for some time, and ELECTRA offers just the right combination of price and performance for our customers. With Proteus now offering schematic capture, SPICE/CPU co-simulation, PCB Design and now shape-based autorouting, we feel more than ever we can claim it to be “The Complete Electronics Design System”.

ELECTRA is available from Labcenter and its authorized agents effective immediately. A free 14-day fully functional trial version of ELECTRA can also be downloaded at

About ConnectEDA

ConnectEDA, owned by the Belgium company Konekt SPRL, is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. ConnectEDA and Konekt are dedicated to providing affordable PCB routing tools to the mainstream PCB market. ConnectEDA’s ELECTRA PCB autorouter is now offered as the high-performance routing solution by ten PCB CAD companies and represented by over 25 distributors worldwide. ConnectEDA can be reached at or by phone at 1-617-924-4848 for North American inquiries and +32-2-521-9310 for International inquiries, email: [email protected].

About Labcenter

Labcenter Electronics Ltd. specializes in providing CAD software for the electronics industry.

The Proteus Professional range covers schematic capture, simulation and PCB layout

together with products for hardware/software co-simulation of popular microcontrollers.

Labcenter is located in Grassington, North Yorkshire, England and can be reached at +44 (0) 1756 753440, email: [email protected]. Labcenter Electronics is represented in the North American market by R4 Systems Inc., telephone +1- 905-898-0665, email: [email protected]

ELECTRA is a trademark of Kokekt SPRL. All other company and product names mentioned herein may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners and should be treated as such.

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Ibrar Ayyub

Ibrar Ayyub is an experienced technical writer with a Master's degree in computer science from BZU Multan University. He has written for various industries, mainly home automation, and engineering. He has a clear and simple writing style and is skilled in using infographics and diagrams. He is a great researcher and is able to present information in a well-organized and logical manner.

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