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Minister of State Visits Valydate Inc.

One of the many key ingredients to the success of Valydate Inc. is the National Research Council's Industrial Research Assistance Program, which is more commonly referred to as IRAP. This program was valuable to Valydate in helping to build the company's business plan as well as providing connections to vital industry contacts.

The National Research Council Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP) is part of the government's innovation plan within Economic Action Plan 2012 to stimulate economic growth through innovation within small and medium sized enterprises in Canada, as highlighted by the Honourable Gary Goodyear. The offical press release can be found here

The speech of the Honourable Gary Goodyear, PC, MP, Minister of State about Valydate can be read here.

Valydate Wins DesignVision Award at DesignCon 2012

Surpassing hundreds other companies, Valydate was recently recognized at Santa Clara's DesignCon 2012 as an award winner of DesignVision Award in the category of Design Verification Tools. According to UBM Electronics, "winner were selected based on three criteria: how well the product met the market's vision and offered unique insight into customer needs; the originality of the solution and if it offered a new approach to meeting market needs; and the quality of the implementation and how well it fits the market requirements."

The full article can be read here.

3 PCB Power Integrity Concerns and How to Solve Them

Detailed attention to Power Integrity is a requirement for today's complex electronic designs. Poor stack-up design, low voltage, split planes, and misused de-coupling caps all lead to Power Integrity problems. 

Optimized performance and long-term reliability can be achieved when analysis supports key decisions such as stack-up design, power plane design, de-coupling cap use, and materials selections. 3 key areas of PCB Power Integrity concern can be found here, with indications of how Power Integrity Analysis directly supports these critical decisions.

Arrow ACES – Meet Our New Partner

We are happy to have the consulting arm of Arrow Electronics, ACES (Arrow Consulting Engineering Services) as our new partner. ACES provides immediate access to pre-screened, qualified, and certified third-party design services companies in North America. They will promote and support Valydate throughout Canada and the US.

More inforation about ACES can be found here.

5 High Speed Signal Integrity Concerns and How to Solve Them

Detailed attention to Signal Integrity is a requirement for today's high speed electronic designs. Optimized performance and long-term reliability can only be achieved when analysis supports key design decisions such as device settings, materials selection, pcb stackup design and routing constraints. 

5 key areas of Signal Integrity concern can be found here, with indications of how Signal Integrity Analysis directly supports these critical decisions.

5 Methods to Reduce Your Hardware Development Cycle

Many of our clients employ innovative methods to safely reduce their hardware development cycle. We asked our clients who are designing very complex electronics to share with us the methods they employ to de-risk and reduce their hardware development cycle. Their top responses can be found here.

Leo Lax joins Valydate Board of Advisors

Valydate is pleased to welcome Leo Lax to our Board of Advisors. Mr. Lax has been the CEO of Skypoint Capital Corporation since its inception and actively involved with over 18 privately held company, and even held the Chairman of the Board position for most of them. Therefore, he brings to Valydate a wealth of knowledge and guidence. For more information, click here.