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XJTAG Now Includes Free Layout Viewer
Layout Viewer helps pinpoint problem areas.
Cambridge, UK — XJTAG has released XJTAG version 2.5, which now includes a free layout viewer. The XJTAG Layout Viewer has been designed to improve productivity by allowing engineers to quickly visualize the exact location of faults.

The Layout Viewer works in conjunction with XJDeveloper and XJRunner. XJDeveloper allows engineers to quickly and easily set up and run tests on a circuit and create and customize tests to their requirements. XJRunner is a specialized run-time environment for testing, includes a range of special features for debugging, testing and repair work.

If a board fails an XJTAG connection test, XJRunner tells the engineer the type of fault it has found and which nets are faulty. It now also provides clickable links to show the location of these nets and the most likely positions of the physical fault on the board.

In addition, Layout Viewer can show the distance between objects and provides control over which layers are visible. This makes it easy to see specific items on a board. Engineers can use the zoom tool to view relevant information and can choose to print the graphics or export them to the clipboard or a file.

The Layout Viewer helps to shorten and simplify the design/debug process because engineers can immediately visualize a fault in a board, without needing to open additional software or having to go back to the board designer for assistance.

Contact: XJTAG, Dirac House, St. John's Innovation Centre, Cowley Road, Cambridge CB4 0WS UK +44 (0)1223 223007 fax: +44 (0)1223 223009 E-mail: Web:


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