Mentor Graphics is proud to have had Xpedition PCB Layout featured as one of NASA Tech Briefs' Products of the Month in 2014—which means that it's now in the running for one of the three Products of the Year awards. To check out this year's nominees (and, of course, to vote for Xpedition, if you're so inclined), visit the voting page here: Vote for NASA Tech Briefs' 20th Annual Readers' Choice Awards. The voting deadline is January 23, 2015.
Here is what NASA Tech Briefs has to say about Xpedition in their nominee description:
Mentor Graphics Corp. (Wilsonville, OR) introduced the first phase of a new systems design enterprise platform for printed circuit board (PCB) systems. The Xpedition™ platform combines an intuitive design environment with designer-driven automation. The Xpedition PCB layout enables placement planning for performance and reuse; efficient routing of complex, dense topologies; and electromechanical optimization. The Sketch Router™ provides interactive control of the auto-assisted routing process.