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Silicon Labs Offers Comprehensive Symbol Model Library To Accelerate Embedded System Design

Hundreds of Symbol Models for Silicon Labs' Mixed-Signal MCU Portfolio Available for Complimentary Download

(PresseBox) (Austin, Texas, ) Silicon Laboratories Inc. (NASDAQ: SLAB), a leader in highperformance, analogintensive, mixedsignal ICs, today introduced a webbased library of schematic symbols and printedcircuit board (PCB) footprints to help developers designing with Silicon Labs' embedded mixedsignal products streamline application development and accelerate time to market. The online symbol library supports Silicon Labs' latest microcontrollers (MCUs) including the Si10xx wireless MCU family, ultralowpower F99x/F98x devices and capacitive touchsense MCUs; USB, Ethernet and LCD interface products; and the Si1102/20 proximity and ambient light sensors.

Silicon Labs' schematic symbols and PCB footprints are available for download in a vendorneutral format that can be exported to leading computeraided design (CAD) and computeraided engineering (CAE) tools using the complimentary Ultra Librarian reader from Accelerated Designs, Inc. Developers can download the reader software to view .bxl symbol and footprint files and generate components and their attributes in virtually any electronic design automation (EDA) CAD/CAE format. Silicon Labs' standard footprints generated by the reader are based on the IPC-7351 specification.

"Silicon Labs is committed to helping our MCU customers get into production as quickly as possible," said John Ellis, director of software and tools for Silicon Labs' Embedded Mixed-Signal products. "These online tools provide our customers with a fast and flexible way to release symbol models in every format, streamlining the development of embedded applications powered by Silicon Labs MCUs."

To download the Ultra Librarian Reader and Silicon Labs' symbols and footprints, visit

An enhanced version of the Ultra Librarian software, available for purchase from Accelerated Designs, enables software models to be modified and autogenerated to meet any userdefined requirement.

About Accelerated Designs, Inc.

Accelerated Designs, Inc. is a privately held company located in Huntsville, Alabama. It provides integrated circuit vendors, electronic manufacturers and electronic engineers with a onestop source of data for all computeraided design (CAD), simulation, 3D models and other engineering data in a form that allows them to customize the data to meet their own company requirements and the requirements of their customers. Its industrialsized library tool, Ultra Librarian, and an existing library of 500,000 electronic design automation CAD parts can be ported to any CAD tool. Additional company information is available at

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