Real-time buying

A partnership is announced between OrCAD and component distributor Digi-Key to provide free component data via the Internet to OrCAD customers in North America. OrCAD is a leading supplier of Windows-based EDA software and services to electronics companies worldwide. Digi-Key is one of the fastest-growing electronic component distributors in the US.

The partnership is to provide electronics design engineers with real-time pricing, availability, lead-time, specification, symbol, and footprint information on electronics components.