E/E Systems Article Roundup

By Sarah Bartash

The following is a collection of industry articles on Capital E/E systems development and electrical systems. 

1. Siemens’ New Open Xcelerator Business Platform: Following in the Footsteps of the PLM and Automation Divisions

Publication: (July)

Description:  Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio is already a well-known, world-leading platform with all the important digital tools needed for efficient product development and management. There are solutions such as Teamcenter for cPDm, NX CAD, Simcenter as a basis for simulation and analysis work, Polarion for software integration, Capital for electrical, Opcenter for manufacturing operations, MENDIX for lowcode, MindSphere for the IoT operating system and edge computing, and so on. In this article, Verdi Ogewell delves into Siemens Xcelerator as an open business platform. READ MORE.

2. Wire Harness Design: The Secret to Developing Successful Aerospace & Defense Products

Publication: (July)

Description: The aerospace industry is undergoing a tremendous amount of change. This white paper explores how improving your harness design tools and processes enables your business to meet today’s challenges and bring success to your programs. READ MORE.

3. SpaceIL using Siemens software to simulate conditions for Moon mission

Publication: Jerusalem Post (August)

Description: Siemens Digital Industries Software announced that Israel’s SpaceIL has incorporated the Siemens Xcelerator software and services portfolio into its strategic digital engineering program for its upcoming Beresheet 2 mission. SpaceIL will employ Capital™ software to design electrical harnesses and Polarion REQUIREMENTS software to manage program requirements and traceability, according to the organization. READ MORE.

4. Ensure Functional Safety Using Siemens’ AUTOSAR Solutions

Publication: Semiconductor Engineering (September)

Description: Functional safety is at the top of automotive manufacturers’ list of priorities in every development phase, beginning with E/E system design. Vehicle safety requirements are becoming more demanding and solution architects and engineers are looking for ways to manage it all. With the help of a comprehensive AUTOSAR solution that provides fast deployment, enhanced performance, virtual validation, cybersecurity, and functional safety, they can. Read on to find out how they are doing it!

5. Cool technology at the Siemens IESF Automotive Conference 2022

Publication: EE World (September)

Description: The Integrate Electrical Solutions Forum (IESF) started as a conference for the automotive engineering community. The current version of IESF includes a mix of technical and business presentations, panels, and workshops. Here are a few of the more notable presentations from the 2022 event, as reported by Lee Teschler. READ MORE.

6. Siemens launches cloud-native software for electrical design

Publication: Design World (October)

Description: Siemens announced the immediate availability of Capital Electra X, a new cloud-native electrical design software as a service (SaaS) offering aimed at individual electrical designers or small teams that require an affordable yet powerful electrical design solution. Part of the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio of software and services, Capital Electra X offers users sophisticated electrical design capabilities with lower cost-of-ownership and shorter time-to-productivity than traditional on-premises solutions. READ MORE.

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