CAD Design Software
CAD Design Software (CDS) is the leading developer of
custom Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software for advanced electronic circuit design applications. CDS is headquartered in
Santa Clara, California, and has sales and distribution offices in the United States, Europe, and India.
CDS Core Businesses Solutions
CDS offers award-winning layout solutions for all circuit design technologies. CDS’ 3 core markets are IC packaging, Hybrid / MCM
/ LTCC, and RF / Microwave. However, CDS also offers software solutions for many advanced, niche, and developing technologies.
CDS Total Business Solutions
1985 - CAD Design Services started as an RF/Microwave service company
Major customers: Teledyne, Raytheon, Harmonic Lightwave, Endwave.
1990 – CAD Design Software division (CDS) formed to develop circuit design software.
1991 – CDS introduces
GerbART (bi-directional Gerber Converter)
1992 – CDS introduces
Hybrid / MCM layout software
1995 – CDS introduces
IC Package Design Software
1997 – CDS secures private funding and introduces Semiconductor Packaging Designer.
1997 – CDS introduces
mBGA™ Designer as result of partnership with Tessera Technology.
1998 – CDS begins major market expansion into Japan and Asia
2000 – CDS introduces Stacked Die Designer as result of a development partnership with Intel.
2001 – CDS introduces
Signal Integrity system for IC package analysis
2002 – CDS secures major private funding and introduces
Advanced DRC and interfaces to
2002 – CDS’
Hybrid / MCM Designer awarded 3rd place in Top Ten Developments in Ceramic Interconnect Technology by the Ceramic Interconnect Initiative (CII) at IMAPS 2002.
2003 – CDS introduces
Advanced MCM and intelligent interfaces to
AWR Microwave Office and
(Now known as Ansys) products (HFSS,
2004 – CDS introduces intelligent interfaces to
and begins major work to develop custom software applications for various companies.
2005 – CDS’ Bondwire Optimizer
(BWO) software awarded “Best New Product in Package Design
Software & Equipment” at SemiconWest 2005 by Advanced Packaging
2006 – CDS
is involved in major auto-router development project.
2007 – CDS
Lead Frame Intelligization and major routing
commands including Push, Spread, and Plow, and Flip Chip
2008 – CDS
LTCC design and manufacturing (CAM)
system. Developed with a major U.S. LTCC foundry, it
reduces fab set up time from two weeks to less than a day,
dramatically reducing design and fab times.
Association with DuPont for LTTC Design Automation (Read
Design Automation Including Routing Optimization and Gold
Wire Cost Optimization.
CAD Design Software and Cadence Design Systems, Inc.
launch flow for Chip-Lead Frame-Board Co-Design (Read
CAD Design Software Releases version 8.1. Includes new
features for Lead Frame and Links to Ansys Simulation,
plus much more. Now compatible for AutoCAD v2013 and New
EPD for Windows using the AutoCAD 2012 OEM Engine. (Read
Beyond - CDS is
committed to delivering design software for all new
CDS is used by some of the largest and well-known names in the world:
Superior graphics engine
Lack of true “design” tools in the EDA industry
CDS is written by experienced designers
CDS has established numerous partnerships
Best Customer Support in the industry
Strong foundation for Concurrent Engineering
CDS Technical Capability
Support for all technologies
ACIS-based 3D solid modeling
Flexible component libraries
Advanced design verification
Superior routing capability
High speed capability
Advanced region modelers
Advanced artwork generation
Future of CDS
CAD Design Software
continues to innovate through new advances in software design,
bringing its customers software tools quickly while new
technology is being introduced in the rapidly changing
electronics world. We don’t want to be your vendor; we want to
be your software technology partner.
As our customer, we are
committed to implementing all of your requests to improve your
business. Our thorough consultation process ensures that you
receive the software solution that best fulfills your circuit
design requirements. Our goal is simply to provide, on a
continuing basis, the best solutions possible for you.
We see a bright future
ahead. We hope you are a part of it!
Fastest time-to-market layout designs, rapid
CAD Design Software: Helping you work smarter, not harder.