Zuken Introduces AIPR for CR-8000
Company offers a three-stage approach to artificial intelligence-powered printed circuit board design within its flagship CR-8000 platform.
September 20, 2023
Zuken Inc., provider of electronic design automation solutions, has introduced a three-stage approach to artificial intelligence-powered printed circuit board design within its flagship CR-8000 platform.
Autonomous Intelligent Place and Route (AIPR)
The Autonomous Intelligent Place and Route product line introduces a platform for AI-based place and route, which evolves in stages. This product enables Mimic Route and Smart Autorouter together with Zuken’s AI-based products detailed below.
Basic Brain: Elevating Design
Zuken’s Basic Brain transforms PCB design at the foundational stage by learning from Zuken’s library of design examples and existing design expertise. Integrated into the CR-8000 platform, Basic Brain enhances the user experience by routing the design using the Smart Autorouter based on learned approaches and strategies.
Dynamic Brain: Fusing AI with Design
In the second stage, Zuken’s Dynamic Brain learns from your PCB designers, sng past design examples and integrating them into AI algorithms. Combining customers’ best practices with AI insights results in accelerated design iterations and enhancements in productivity, within the framework of the CR-8000 platform.
The third stage is the Autonomous Brain, an AI-driven powerhouse in continuous learning mode. The Autonomous Brain’s capability to self-improve with each project his available exclusively within Zuken’s CR-8000 platform.
“Our three-stage AI approach empowers designers with an enhanced toolkit within the CR-8000 platform, accelerating design cycles and unlocking new dimensions of creativity,” says Kazuhiro Kariya, senior managing executive officer, and chief technical officer of Zuken.
Key Advantages of Zuken’s Three-Stage AI Approach within CR-8000:
- Learning sources that transfer best practices to new projects
- Enhanced collaboration between AI insights and human expertise
- Accelerated design iterations and reduced time to market
- Continuous self-improvement and evolution of AI capabilities
- Integration into Zuken’s advanced CR-8000 platform
- The Autonomous Intelligent Place and Route and Basic Brain products will be available in Q1 2024. The Dynamic Brain and Autonomous Brain products will be available in future releases.
Sources: Press materials received from the company and additional information gleaned from the company’s website.
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