30 Dec '16, 8pm

What makes Altium Designer's 3D measuring tool so awesome? The world may never know!

What makes Altium Designer's 3D measuring tool so awesome? The world may never know!

The Altium Designer PCB layout editor gives designers the ability to display their board in glorious 3D. With the help of Microsoft® DirectX, the PCB editor allows the complete visualization of printed circuit boards, completely loaded with all of their components. You can then view the loaded board, zoom in, rotate it, and thoroughly examine it in full, three-dimensional detail. You can view it from any angle or position that you choose, or even use orthographic projection to examine the board closely. The Native 3D™ PCB editor gives the designer not only a highly realistic view of what the fully assembled board will look like, but also the ability to perform critical design tasks, such as 3D clearance checking, examining the location and presentation of text strings, inspecting each individual 3D layer within a single layer mode, and even performing measurements directly...

Full article: http://www.altium.com/blog/value-built-3d-measurement-tool

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