COVID-19 Press Release

Emergency Licences

With schools and universities across the world closing due to the Covid-19 crisis there is an urgent need to enable students to work from home. If you are an Educational institute please contact us for more information on how we can assist with remote learning and access to the Proteus software.

Eligible students can work with the full, professional version of Proteus and will simply login to a cloud server to license the software.

Please read the full covid 19 statement .

Stay safe everyone!

55th Higher Education Expo 2020

55th Higher Education Expo 2020 in China

This year our Chinese Distributors Windway Technologies, along with their counterpart Fengbiao Educational Co.,Ltd attended the 55th Higher Education Expo in Changsha International, Hunan Province - China. It aimed to explore a new mode of education, and promote the modernization of higher education. The exposition attracted over 1000 educational establishments, incorporated in to six major exhibition areas of nearly 80,000 square meters to accommodate the 10,000 strong visitors.

Proteus Simulation software, Hardware experimental equipments and other systems based on Proteus simulation were displayed at the event. There, we provided the opportunity for the teachers to experience Proteus first hand. Many teachers showed their interest in Proteus and the related equipments. They engaged in many conversations with the teachers which allows Labcenter and Windway to reach a cooperation in the future with the educational establishments.

The entire Expo was a huge success and we would like to thank all the teachers for their engagement and support.

46th World Skills Competition in China

46th World Skills Competition in China

Labcenter were in partnership with our Chinese distributors Windway at the World Skills Competition 2019. Held in Jilin Forestry technician college, 26 students from 8 provincial teams participated in the competition using Proteus. The winning students will enter the national trials and will have the opportunity to represent China in the 46th world skills competition in 2021.

New USA Distributors

Edasim

We would like to introduce our new USA distributor and welcome EDAsim to the set of international organizations selling Proteus. EDAsim also have many offices in South America and a large knowledge of the US market. They have also just completed a trade show at CareerTech VISION 2019 in California. This was a highly successful show with a great deal of networking taking place and an introduction of the Proteus IoT Builder.

National Skills Competition - South Korea

STM32 Training in China

Our Chinese distributors - Windway Technologies Pvt. Ltd. has engaged in Professional STM32 technical training of electronic technology team based on Proteus Design Suite Software. This was held in Beijing Information Technology College.
Their engineer was invited to be a training instructor where he give lectures on the STM32. The training course was mainly about the latest technology and application of Proteus V8.9, Embedded experiment method of Proteus simulation, STM32 introduction and so on.
After the training, the attendees had a deeper understanding of Proteus simulation and STM32 technology, which will be helpful for the attendees in their education.

National Skills Competition - South Korea

National Skills Competition - South Korea

The competition was organized by the Ministry of Employment, Labor, Busan Metropolitan City, Busan Metropolitan Office of Education, the Korea Industrial Manpower Corporation and the Busan Metropolitan Competition Committee.

Using the Proteus software, 1,847 athletes, 13,000 officials and citizens participated in fifty competitions in 50 occupations including industrial robots.

Congratulations to the winners - Busan Mechanical Technical High School.

National Skills Competition - South Korea

Events, Exhibitions and Competitions - China

Our Chinese Distributors Windway Technology HongKong Ltd have had a busy summer in the educational sector using Proteus. They held many events / exhibitions / competitions and training all over China, educating students in Proteus VSM simulation, Proteus IoT builder with Raspberry Pi & Arduino and Proteus Visual Designer. Some of the events were hosted at:

◘ Guangdong AIB Polytechnic College - PAEE training and Certification.
◘ Guangzhou Fengbiao Educational Technology Co., Ltd - Proteus training.
◘ Guangdong Polytechnic Normal University - Proteus Training.
◘ South China University of Technology - IoT Exhibition & Competition.
◘ Annual Academic Conference of Teaching and Research Association. - Electronic Courses.
◘ Zhuhai Campus of Sun Yat-Sen University - Exhibition.
◘ Southwest University Electronic Technology Electronic Circuit Teaching Research Association - Conference.

Microchip Masters Conference 2019.

Microchip Masters 2019

We had another successful year in Arizona for the Microchip Masters conference. The Proteus VSM software includes widespread support for Microchip products and is used extensively by Microchip FAEs in their work. The Masters conference is a technical training conference together with a third party exhibition area.

Genius Olympiad 2019 Competition.

Genius Olympiad Competition 2019

Labcenter Electronics was proud to sponsor 'HeroTech Romania' in the Genius Olympiad 2019 competition in New York. They won GOLD in the robotics category! They created a sensor network using integrated WIFI (ESP8266) and the infrared Barrier method to detect when a person is in a room and turn on or off the lights automatically. This was controlled by the App they created using Xamarin Forms framework. Congratulations guys!

Mjolnir battery electric urban concept car.

Shell Eco Marathon India Challenge

The Labcenter sponsored Mjolnir battery electric urban concept car recently entered the Shell Eco Marathon India Challenge event. Designed and build by students at RV College of Engineering the car performed well, completing four laps of the MMRT short club track. With significant improvements in development we hope for even better things next time as the team gears up for Shell Eco-Marathon Asia event to be held in Malaysia starting April 29, 2019.
More about the Event: Shell India Twitter
More about Project Garuda: Project Gardua
See how Labcenter's simulation software could help with your project : www.labcenter.com/simulation/

Prolab & Labcenter in South Korea.

South Korea Polytechnic Seminar

Our South Korean distributor Prolab and Labcenter recently attended the Korea Polytechnic Seminar. Both the PCB product and the Proteus VSM simulation product were well received by the attendees with a lot of interest in the Proteus Design Suite as a complete EDA solution!

Cybermotion & Labcenter in Chengdu.

Chinese Exchange Event - Chengdu

Windway Electronics on behalf of Labcenter Electronics held an exchange event in Chengdu. Many experts from Chinese famous universities were invited to report on Proteus in university courses, such as Circuits, Computer Organization and embedded development. During the event, they introduced Proteus IoT Builder for Arduino & Raspberry Pi along with the PAEE certification. The whole event was a great success!

New member of staff.

Labcenter Staff

We are pleased to welcome our newest member of staff David Aspinall to our team at Labcenter's UK head office. David has a long history of Software development and will be joining the PCB Development team.

Cybermotion & Labcenter at Motihari College.

Proteus Workshop at Motihari College - India

Our Indian Distributors - Cybermotion Technologies Pvt. Ltd. held a workshop at Motihari College, Bihar based on Industry relevant Embedded System Design.

Workshop in Guangzhou Panyu Polytecnic.

Proteus Workshop at Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic

On July 9th 2018, an electronics design, simulation and development training class was held, sponsored by Guangzhou Panyu Polytechnic and co-organized by Labcenter's Chinese distributor - Windway Technologies Ltd.
A total of 20 first-line teachers from 13 vocational and technical colleges across the country participated in the 15-day Proteus training. The training included: Proteus schematic design, microcontroller and embedded simulation, digital and analogue circuit simulation, PCB design, modelling technology, Visual Designer and IoT Builder.
The class was to improve the electronic circuit teaching level of vocational schools and colleges, promote the concept of modern vocational education and teaching methods, and help schools to train skilled and skilled talents in the electronic field. It was a great success!

Microchip Masters Conference 2018.

Microchip Masters 2018

We had another successful year in Arizona for the Microchip Masters conference. The Proteus VSM software includes widespread support for Microchip products and is used extensively by Microchip FAEs in their work. The Masters conference is a technical training conference together with a third party exhibition area.

Cybermotion & Labcenter in SATI Vidisha.

Proteus Workshop in SATI Vidisha - India

Cybermotion in association with Samrat Ashok Technological institute (SATI) Vidisha, M.P., organised a 2 day Workshop on Embedded Design and Simulation based on Proteus VSM and PCB, at SATI Vidisha, for the Faculty and Students of SATI Vidisha, M.P., under the World Bank Funded TEQIP 3 Program.

Cybermotion & Labcenter in Mumbai.

VSM Seminar in India

Labcenter and Cybermotion recently completed a one day workshop on Proteus VSM technology to BSc IT researchers and instructors in Mumbai, India.
This is part of a general training and information series of workshops focussed on the benefits of rapid prototyping embedded systems with Proteus VSM in industry and in higher education.

Windway & Labcenter in Beijing.

Proteus Training in Beijing

From 13th - 15th January, Labcenter and Windway held a three-day Proteus course at Beijing Information Technology College.Training includes: Proteus schematic capture, circuit simulation skills, microcontroller system debugging, PCB Layout, Visual Designer & IoT Builder. There were more than 60 teachers from all vocational colleges around Beijing attending the training.
1月13至15日,风标电子联合北京信息职业技术学院举办了一个为期三天的Proteus培训班。培训内容包括:Proteus原理图绘制、电路仿真技巧、单片机系统仿真和调试、PCB绘制、可视化设计和 IoT Builder。超过60名来自北京周边地区的职业技术院校老师参加了此次培训。

Inware at IOTHINGS ROME 2017.

Internet of Things Conference - Italy

On 22nd November Labcenter and Inware participated in the IOTHINGS conference in Rome, Italy. With over 1000 participants there was a lot of interest both in the Proteus PCB Design product range and also in our new IoT Builder product using Arduino Yun.

Cybermotion in conjunction with NIT Jaipur.

Embedded Design Workshop

Our Indian distributor, Cybermotion Technologies, is currently engaged in industry relevant training workshops on Proteus VSM. The latest embedded design workshop, held on 28th and 29th October was organised in conjunction with NIT Jaipur, a leading technical institute in North India and proved extremely popular with attendees.

Training in Nanjing, China on IoT Builder and the Proteus Design Suite.

Nanjing Training Seminars

In November 2017, Windway Technologies successfully held the 2017 Windway Electronic Teaching Seminar in Nanjing. At the conference, we released the latest Proteus V8.7 version, introduced the latest intelligent electronic design and simulation technology, and demonstrated some example projects. The new IoT Builder product was showcased and generated strong interest from the audience. We also invited a number of experienced Proteus application experts to make speeches and share achievements such as teaching reform, construction of virtual platform and resource base, innovative design and electronic contest.
At the same time, Windway Technologies also participated in the 50th Higher Education EXPO China held in Nanjing International Expo Center. The three-day exhibition attracted tens of thousands of teachers from colleges and universities to visit and Proteus generated strong interest from attendees.
2017年11月,广州市风标电子技术有限公司,在南京成功举办了 2017风标电子实验教学技术南京交流会。会上,我们发布了Proteus最新的V8.7版本,介绍最新的智能电子设计和仿真技术,并演示了示例工程,引起现场观众的浓厚兴趣。会议还邀请了多位国内经验丰富的Proteus应用专家、作主题报告,分享了教学改革、虚拟平台与资源库建设、创新设计和电子竞赛等教学成果。同一时间,风标电子还参加了在南京南京国际博览中心举办的第50届全国高教仪器设备展示会。为期三天的展会,吸引了全国多所高校上万名教师前来参观,风标电子的展位也达到了很好的展示效果。期待第51届全国高教仪器设备展示会,2018年4月26-28日,我们武汉再聚。

Information about the Proteus 8.7 software release.

Proteus 8.7 Released

We are pleased to announce that Proteus 8.7 has been released. The main features added are support for complex length matching topologies (e.g. for DDR3), automatic via stitching for power planes, automatic via shielding for routes, enhanced auto-placement to support double sided placement, floorplanning and placement rooms and an improved library management interface with part differencing.
We have also launched a new Internet of Things product (IoT Builder) that works with Visual Designer and the Arduino Yun to vastly simplify the design of prototype IoT appliances controlled from your mobile phone or tablet.
For more information on the release, please click here or for a full listing of features and fixes please log on to our support forums and look under the 'Updates and Fixes' section.

Microchip Masters Conference 2017.

Microchip Masters 2017

For the 12th year running we attended the Microchip Masters conference in Phoenix, Arizona. The Proteus VSM software includes widespread support for Microchip products and is used extensively by Microchip FAEs in their work. The Masters conference is a technical training conference together with a third party exhibition area.

Inware Trade Show

Embedded IoT Trade Show

2017 edition of EMBEDDED IOT (part of a larger event named IOTHINGS) featured insights on the three main applications of IoT: Smart Home, Supply Chain Management and Industry 4.0.
Under the spotlight: embedded IoT solutions with sensor networks, IoT platforms, certifications, the most used HMI modules in IoT applications.
Key business topics: Smart Environment, Smart Parking, eHealth, Waste Management and Smart Lighting.
Thanks to the collaboration with partners and trade associations the event featured live demo areas and “hands on” experiences on innovative IoT solutions for the respective technologies.
The show counted over 1800 visitors from 15 countries and +120 speakers, 82 sponsors, exhibitor & partners with over 20 conference sessions.

Successful training seminars in Haifa, Israel of the Proteus Design Suite.

Haifa Training Seminars

Zvika Rozenshein, with cooperation with Engineering IQ successfully conducted a 30 hour Proteus training seminar in ORT Kiryat Motzkin high school near the city of Haifa in Israel. The main focus of the seminar was virtual prototyping with Arduino based projects using the Proteus Design Suite software.

"צביקה רוזנשיין, בשיתוף חברת "עצה הנדסית" קיימו בהצלחה השתלמות מורים ארצית בת 30 שעות בביה"ס "אורט קרית מוצקין" שליד חיפה, בישראל. הנושא העיקרי בהשתלמות היה פיתוח פרויקטים מבוססי ארדואינו תוך ניצול יכולות המידול והסימולציה של תוכנת פרוטאוס."

New member of staff.

Labcenter Staff

We are pleased to welcome Cameron to the Labcenter development team. Cameron has joined us fresh from college and will be starting out as a junior programmer, mainly working on the simulation side of the Proteus development team.

Lecturer Training in China.

Lecturer Training in China

In January 2017, Windway Technologies and Sun Yat-sen University jointly organized the 7th Proteus Senior Training Lecturer training course, attracted 35 teachers from all over the country to participate. The training course is taught by the professor from Sun Yat-sen University, Proteus Authorized Specialists and engineers of Windway Technologies. With the excellent teaching experience and laboratory resources of Sun Yat-sen University we can improve their Proteus teaching level of electronics and microcontrollers.
2017年1月,广州市风标电子技术有限公司联合中山大学,成功举办了第7期“Proteus高级培训讲师”师资培训班,吸引了来自全国各地的35名教师参加。培训班由中山大学教授、Proteus培训认证专家(PAS)和风标电子工程师授课,借助中山大学优秀的教学经验与实验室资源,提高学员在电子和单片机嵌入式方面的Proteus教学应用水平

Proteus Design Suite passes Ucamco compliance testing and is certified as producing correct Gerber X2 output.

Proteus Certified GerberX2 Compliant

We are pleased to announce that the Proteus Design Suite has completed the certification process for Gerber X2 compliance. Labcenter and Ucamco R&D worked closely together on this project. Ucamco’s quality team fully verified Gerber X2 sample files generated by Proteus and confirm that they conform to the X2 specification.
Please see this press release for more information.

Information about the Proteus 8.6 software release.

Proteus 8.6 Released

We are pleased to announce that Proteus 8.6 has been released. The main features added are automatic length matching tracks on the layout, new layer stackup and drill pass management and support for assembly variants in Proteus projects.
We have also added support for STM32 ARM® Cortex™-M3 simulation in Proteus VSM.
For more information on the release, please click here or for a full listing of features and fixes please log on to our support forums and look under the 'Updates and Fixes' section.

Proteus Design Suite receives an innovation aware for product of the year best content at the Korea Electronics Show 2016.

Product of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that the Proteus Design Suite won an innovation award for product of the year (best content) at the Korea Electronics Show 2016. Labcenter were represented at the show by Prolab Co Ltd, our exclusive representative in South Korea.
2016년 한국전자전(KES 2016)에서 Proteus Design Suit가 올해의 혁신적인 제품으로 (베스트 콘텐츠) 선정되어 Labcenter의 한국총판인 (주)프로랩이 수상하였다.
Contact: sale@prolab.co.kr

Proteus Design Suite booth at the Korea Electronics Show 2016s.

Korea Electronics Show 2016

In October 2016, Labcenter were represented at the Korea Electronics Show (KES) in Seoul by Prolab Co Ltd. KES is listed amongst the leading electrical shows in the world, with more than 770 exhibitors, organizing more than 2340 exhibiting stalls and around 53,000 attendees.
2016년 10월, Labcenter의 한국 총판인 (주)프로랩은 2016년 한국전자전 (KES 2016)에 Proteus Design Suit 제품을 가지고 출품하여 소개하였다. 이번 전시회 참가업체 규모는 약 810여개 전시업체와 함께 해외바이어 3,400여명을 포함한 67,000여 명의 국내외 참관객이 몰려 대성황을 이루었다.
Contact: sale@prolab.co.kr

Proteus Design Suite training day in Chengdu, China.

Chengdu Proteus Seminars

A series of successful training days on the Proteus Design Suite were recently held in Chengdu, China by Windway Technologies. Topics covered included Flowchart Programming with Visual Designer, IOT technology and embedded systems simulation with Proteus VSM.
风标电子公司在中国成都成功地举办了多日的Proteus技术培训,主题涵盖了基于流程图的可视化设计,物联网技术、嵌入式技术的基于ProteusVSM的系统仿真等。
Contact: sales@windway.cn

Proteus 8.5 information.

Proteus 8.5 Released

We are pleased to announce that Proteus 8.5 has been released. The main features added are Gerber X2 and the new Visual Designer Module (separate licence required). On the side, there have been other user requested features and fixes added. For more information on what this includes, please click here or log on to our forum support forums and look under the 'Updates and Fixes' section.

ASEE.

ASEE 2016

Labcenter attended the ASEE conference in June, 2016 for the second year running. The ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of engineering education. It is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders such as deans, faculty members and industry and government representatives.

Microchip Masters Conference 2016.

Microchip Masters 2016

For the 11th year running we are attending the Microchip Masters conference in Phoenix, Arizona on the week of 15th August 2016. The Proteus VSM software includes widespread support for Microchip products and is used extensively by Microchip FAE's in their work. The Masters conference is a technical training conference together with a third party exhibition area. See you there!

Grassington Festival 2016.

Grassington Festival 2016

Labcenter will be sponsoring the comedy night at this years Grassington Festival (29th June 2016). Titled 'Live at the Marquee' this night will include Not one, not two but four stars this year on our stellar comedy night. We have the joys of Rich Hall’s Hoedown, Rob Beckett, Mouth Of The South, Shappi Khorsandi and Justin Moorhouse - Compere. The festival has been providing a lively and enriching cultural experience to residents and visitors for 34 years with its combination of performances, visual arts and live music. For the last two weeks of June each year, Grassington comes alive in a myriad of colours and creativity as artists, bands, art enthusiasts and local people collaborate to entertain and inspire with unusual and unique live performances, from music, dance and street theatre to workshops, talks, walks and creative challenges.

New distributor.

Engineering IQ

We are pleased to announce that Engineering IQ are our new authorized representatives in Israel.

Proteus 8.4 information

Proteus 8.4 Released

We are pleased to announce that Proteus 8.4 has been released (December 2015). The Proteus 8.4 release is the first official release with support for Windows 10. In particular, a significant amount of work was done to improve support for high-DPI monitors.
The other major work done was in interactive routing where the design-rule aware routing now supports curved tracks and curved track segments. You can now route curved tracks simply by holding the CTRL key down while placing a route.

New member of staff.

Labcenter Staff

We are pleased to welcome Freddie to the development team. Freddie joined us from the hardware industry with a background in mathematics and will be predominantly working with the Proteus PCB Design team.

ASEE.

ASEE 2015

Labcenter attended their first ASEE conference in June 15 - 17, 2015 which was a true success. The ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition is the only conference dedicated to all disciplines of engineering education. It is committed to fostering the exchange of ideas, enhancing teaching methods and curriculum, and providing prime networking opportunities for engineering and technology education stakeholders such as deans, faculty members and industry and government representatives.

Microchip Masters Conference 2015.

Microchip Masters 2015

For the 10th year running we attended the Microchip Masters conference in Phoenix, Arizona on the week of 17th August 2015. The Proteus VSM software includes widespread support for Microchip products and is used extensively by Microchip FAE's in their work. The Masters conference is a technical training conference together with a third party exhibition area.

Proteus 8.3 information

Proteus 8.3 Released

We are pleased to announce that Proteus 8.3 has been released (June 2013). The Proteus 8.3 release was focussed on simplifying some of the common jobs that are often required but can be time-consuming and distracting from the main development goals of the project.
By popular demand, we have now developed the ability to import and export in the STEP / IGES format. This is widely used in the transport from ECAD to MCAD such as SolidWorks, and fits with the previously added BSDL part import and PADS ASCII footprint import. Project Notes simplifies and streamlines the documentation requirements for a project and the changes to the BOM enable rapid styling and consistent output of the report.

Embsay Juniors wearing the Labcenter Logo shirts.

Community Support

Labcenter Electronics are proud to sponsor the local Embsay Juniors under 17's football team. Embsay juniors is a small, friendly club based in Embsay North Yorkshire. The club is predominantly an under 7s to under 11s club who play in the Dales Friendly League. We also have two older teams, under 12s and under 17s who play in the Craven, Aire & Wharfe Junior League. They pride themselves on being an inclusive and fair club. We believe that fair play and player development is more important than a win at all costs attitude. Our sponsorship helps enable the club to send their old kit to children in a community in Malawi

Grassington Festival 2015.

Grassington Festival 2015

Labcenter once again sponsored a night of the Grassington Festival. The festival has been providing a lively and enriching cultural experience to residents and visitors for 34 years with its combination of performances, visual arts and live music. For the last two weeks of June each year, Grassington comes alive in a myriad of colours and creativity as artists, bands, art enthusiasts and local people collaborate to entertain and inspire with unusual and unique live performances, from music, dance and street theatre to workshops, talks, walks and creative challenges.