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Embedded Software Development

Reliable Embedded Software Development Solutions

Reliable Embedded Software Development Solutions

Ansys embedded software development solutions align the design process according to safety standard objectives, reduce development costs, and accelerate time to certification by a factor of two.


Full Steam Ahead

Find out why the world’s railway leaders rely on Ansys to develop embedded software that meets the highest certification standards for safety.

Accelerated Embedded Software Development

Ansys provides a model-based embedded software development and simulation environment with a built-in certified automatic code generator to accelerate embedded software development projects. System and software engineers use Ansys to graphically design, verify and automatically generate critical embedded applications with high dependability requirements. Ansys SCADE solutions are highly interoperable and can be easily integrated into existing development flows, optimizing development, and increasing communication among team members.

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    Develop and integrate advanced algorithms and features
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    Improve consistency and traceability throughout the workflow
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    Verify and validate your code and design
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    Automatically generate code that meets certification requirements

For 2024 R1, we're reimagining application development with our
revolutionary model-based solution, Scade One. Experience the efficiency
and innovation of a brand-new UI / UX, unlock the power of the digital thread,
and bridge the gap between model-based tools and textual programming.

Open model based approach, from system to software.

Scade One integrates the Ansys system architecture modeler (SAM) on the SysML v2 open standard. Enables MBSE from the start

Bridge the Gap between Model-Based Tools and Textual Programming

Scade One captures the best of two sides, between the ease of use and approachability of model-based tools and the power of general-purpose programming languages.

New UI & Visual Coding Experience.

Scade One has a modern and immersive user interface (UI). It offers various services to allow the user to design models quickly and effectively and focus on developing his application.

From Manual to Automated Coding

Scade One includes an entry- level option, Scade One Essential, created for small and medium businesses that are building innovative products with a start-up fund- raising scheme and companies in energy, industrial machinery, and consumer electronics.

2024 R1 Scade One
2024 R1 Scade One


Webinar: Ansys SCADE What’s New

Ansys 2024 R1: Ansys SCADE What’s New

This 2024 R1 webinar provides insights on the latest Ansys embedded software enhancements on A&D with ARINC 661, software architecture FACE for Aerospace & Defense, and the cockpit display system project timelines. 



Ansys embedded software solutions provide an array of powerful capabilities to help you develop safe and reliable software designs, faster. 

  • Embedded Control Software Development
  • Man-Machine Interface Software
  • Certified Code Generation Across Industries
  • Model-Based Systems Engineering


From commercial aircraft to autonomous vehicles, the quality of the embedded software development process determines operational efficiency and safety. Certified code generators like the one in Ansys SCADE ensure that your embedded software will work as planned, the first time and every time.

Despite all their autonomy, today’s smart products still must interact with a human being occasionally through an intuitive, easy-to-use man-machine interface. You can optimize the usability and reliability of your interface using software development and certified code generation tools from Ansys.

Ansys code generators and verification tools have been qualified/certified at the highest level of safety across six market segments by more than 10 safety authorities worldwide, including: DO-178C up to Level A for aerospace and defense applications,  ISO 26262 up to ASIL D for automotive applications, IEC 61508 up to SIL 3 for transportation and industrial applications, EN 50128 up to SIL 3/4 for rail transportation applications, and IEC 60880 demonstrated compliance for nuclear applications by many nuclear safety authorities. 

Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is key to using systems models to define requirements, design, analysis, and verification and validation activities throughout the development cycle. It keeps track of these interdependencies with an evolving model instead of written design specifications, so you can be sure that all subsystems mesh together in a finely tuned whole, even as you continue to change the design.


Autonomous Software Development

Develop, validate and auto-generate autonomous vehicle software that complies with key standards ISO 26262 and DO-178C.


Autonomous Sensor Development

Ansys provides a comprehensive autonomous vehicle sensor simulation capability that includes lidar, radar and camera design and development.

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Battery Simulation

Battery Management Systems

Ansys offers an integrated solution for battery management system (BMS) design and development that allows for risk-free virtual testing.

Avionics and Flight Control

Avionics and Flight Controls

Ansys tools are pivotal for driving the analysis, development, and certification of avionics software, accelerating time to market.


Electrified Powertrain System Integration

Integrate highly complex, electric vehicle and hybrid-electric vehicle powertrains and their subsystems and components with Ansys simulation software.

Gas Turbines

Gas Turbines

Ansys gas turbine simulation solution enables you to design and optimize the next generation of gas turbines.

Autonomous system development

Autonomous System Development

Model-based safety and cybersecurity assessments using Ansys simulation help to accelerate autonomous system development and certification.

Vehicle Electrical Systems

Vehicle Electrical Systems

Optimizing automotive electrical system design with simulation enables automotive engineers to deliver the connected, autonomous vehicles of the future.

Vehicle Powertrain

Vehicle Power Train

Learn how Ansys simulation enables the optimization of vehicle power train design to deliver performance, fuel efficiency and environmental goals.


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Technical Paper

Efficient Development of Safe Automotive Software with ISO 26262 and ASPICE using SCADE

This methodology handbook provides detailed explanations on how to fully satisfy ISO 26262:2018 safety-related requirements and recommendations with a SCADE model-based software development approach.


Efficient Development of Safe Railway Application Software with EN 50128/EN 50657

This methodology handbook provides detailed explanations on how to fully satisfy requirements of EN 50128:2011 (Software for communication, signaling and processing systems) and EN 50657:2017 (Software for rolling stock applications) with a SCADE model-based development approach to achieve safe and reliable software, while promoting an efficient model-based development and verification strategy.




Ansys + Rail-Mil

Behind every complex component of an electrified system is a need for a smart and safe software controller that manages the performance and safety of the system over the lifetime of the component and the system.


Xmobots Group Unmanned Systems

Xmbots develops UAVs for civilian within a number of markets, including agriculture, environmental, security and energy. The Brazilian-based company must comply with aviation certification standards, like DO-178 when developing UAVs for the Brazilian market. This is why they chose to use SCADE as part of their development process. Their development cycle went from 2 years for an entirely hand-codded application to 6 months with SCADE.


Ansys + Volkswagen

Ansys and Volkswagen are working together to further improve the capabilities of the SCADE framework towards continuous integration and testing.


Ansys + Mecalac

Establishing industrial safety guidelines for the production and operation of heavy construction equipment is key in the prevention of human mishaps, including accidents, as well as damage to machines and materials during Mecalac’s day-to-day operations. Mecalac used SCADE to support a more efficient software development process that increased code quality and ISO safety compliance, resulting in significant time savings while increasing overall operational efficiency.



White Paper

Charged Up: A Holistic Approach to Developing Large-Scale Battery Management Systems

 This white paper describes the use of Ansys solutions for battery management, including physics-based simulation solutions to develop a system-level view of the battery using Twin Builder, medini analyze and SCADE.



Subaru is Taking Control of ECUs with Ansys SCADE

Engineers use Ansys software to develop a digital twin of safety relays that will integrate real-time sensor data with simulation results to predict failures.




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BY: Tim Puls & Michael Reiss

Harnessing Multicores for Faster Validation and Compliance

Ansys and Elektrobit have created a tightly controlled, automated process for generating and verifying AUTOSAR-compliant embedded software code via powerful multicore environments. 

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4 Ways to Increase Safety and Security of Battery Management Systems Using Simulation

Let’s take a look at four ways you can use simulation to design a BMS that meets the major challenges of efficiency, safety, and reliability.

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All Systems Go with Model-Based Design for Embedded Software

Ansys SCADE Suite, a model-based development environment for reliable embedded software, provides an end-to-end solution via an all-in-one platform.

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