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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

Ansys 2022 R1 continues to grow leading capabilities to support international standards for safe and interoperable embedded software in A&D (DO-178C, ARINC 661, FACE), Automotive (ISO 26262, AUTOSAR) and Industry (IEC 62508, EN 50128).

Now all software V&V activities are further accelerated thanks to a unique model coverage assistance capability for both designers and testers.

Enhancements include:

  • New visual identity and UX improvements for SCADE Suite, including new capabilities like Digital Verifier, plus the further expanded AUTOSAR Classic support.
  • Cockpit Display System DO-178C certification guidelines and SCADE Display graphic effects library has been added into SCADE Display.
  • SCADE Architect and Avionics package now has full support of FACE 3.1 modeling with improved UX in the browser.
  • Model Coverage Assistance and ALM Gateway have been implemented into SCADE Test and SCADE Lifecycle.


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Ansys 2022 R1: Maximize Efficiency for Critical Embedded Software with Ansys SCADE

Explore the latest innovation highlights for Embedded Control Software Verification & Validation in Ansys 2022 R1 and learn how they will be a gamechanger in your embedded systems workflow and software development projects.

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Ansys 2022 R1: Ansys SCADE for Avionics

Explore the latest embedded software enhancements in Ansys 2022 R1 for avionics displays and learn how they will substantially advance cockpit display system development projects 

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Electrification, Safety, Autonomy: Ansys SCADE 2022 R1 Addresses Key Challenges of Embedded Automotive Software

Explore the latest embedded software enhancements in Ansys 2022 R1 and learn how they substantially advance automotive embedded software development projects, while increasing communication among team members. 

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Ansys 2022 R1: Model-based (WCET) Computation for Critical Embedded Software with Ansys SCADE

Register for this special presentation, as we join our partner AbsInt GmbH to share the latest updates in the Stack Verifier gateway with AbsInt aiT for model-based WCET (Worst-Case Execution Time) analysis.



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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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.

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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.



Meggitt USA and Ansys

Engineering consulting company Meggitt USA works within a wide range of industries including aerospace. Requirements changes were causing costs and schedules to slip, so the company adopted ANSYS SCADE and ANSYS Simplorer for use during the product testing stage. The company recouped its investment in software after two programs and has increased productivity by a factor of three.


SKURKA Aerospace and Ansys

SKURKA Aerospace uses the ANSYS toolset for mechanical and magnetic design simulation, including system requirements validation and development through SCADE integration with Simplorer.


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.



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Simulate Flight Control Systems With Embedded Software in the Loop

Software is a huge part of any new transportation design. Complex systems like electric aircraft require a holistic approach to achieve system-level simulations with embedded software in the loop.

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The Free Download of Ansys SCADE Student Is Available Download Ansys Free Student SoftwareDownload Ansys Free Student Software

As more and more students participate in design competitions, capstone projects and simulation-led design for homework and projects, they need access to engineering software off-campus.

Webinars on Demand

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Critical Embedded Systems and Software Development Solutions for Railways

This webinar will demonstrate the benefits of a model-based embedded software development and simulation environment with a built-in automatic code generator to accelerate embedded software development projects.

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