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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

July 2021

What's New

 In Ansys 2021 R2, Ansys embedded software solutions enable even more development optimization and increased communication among team members.


FACE Technical Standard Conformance

Ansys helps speed development of mission and safety-critical display systems for defense applications.    


Safe Embedded Automotive Software

Ansys simplifies the design and verification flow for automotive projects with enhanced AUTOSAR, A-SPICE, and ISO 26262 support.


Tool Qualification

New qualifications allow Ansys to be a one-stop-shop for safe software certification across all industries, for the highest safety integrity/assurance levels.



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.



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.


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 + 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.



Methodology Handbook

Efficient Development of Safe Avionics Software with DO-178C Objectives Using SCADE Suite®



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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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