Enabling the Integration of Electronic, Electric and Software Engineering with Product Lifecycle Management Solutions
As of January 1, 2011, CAE Consulting products and services are available as part of the xPLM Solutions portfolio. For more information see our public announcement xPLM.com: News. For 24 years, CAE Consulting has been developing innovative integration solutions between industry leading computer-aided engineering, PLM and ERP applications. Customers include international companies from the automotive, aerospace and other manufacturing industries.
Integrate provides industry leading integrations for the full suite of ECAD and Software development tools and extends the PLM solutions’ ability to support a true Mechatronics product structure and management including the testing, collaboration, and access to component databases. PLM provides the backbone of data configuration, project and workflow management all services essential to the successful automation and control of the various ECAD system data and processes. Workgroup, enterprise and external communications are enhanced through the inherently distributed architecture of PLM systems. Integrate saves time and adds traceability to the product design processes.
PLM with Electric Design
EDA-Cable-Harness integrates the leading electric and harness capture tools with PLM systems.
PLM with Programmable Logic Systems
EDA-Firmware integrates the leading Programmable Logic Design tools for processor code design, PLD design, and FPGA design with PLM systems.
PLM with EDA Logic Capture
EDA-Logic integrates the leading EDA logic capture tools with PLM systems. The EDA-Logic module integrates the task of hierarchical design, file, and library management. Features include the automatic extraction of BOMs and attributes (properties) and the implementation of design variants and alternates.
PLM with Printed Board Layout
EDA-Layout integrates the leading EDA-PCB-Layout tools with PLM systems. The EDA-Layout modules automate the task of module based PCB design and data management.
PLM and Software Design
EDA-Software integrates software design systems based on the change management of source and executable code development with PLM systems. This provides total control of the software design data and processes into a complete project consisting of 3D CAD data, electronic data, software structures, and documentation. The EDA-Software modules support integration of distributed software design environments with hardware design processes. Engineering changes in the project caused by software revisions are fully supported. Features include the automatic extraction of software source and object module structures and the implementation of bill-of-materials of software items for production.
Inspect and Test it!
Provides design viewing and analysis for design collaboration, downstream engineering, test and repair.
Provides component database access and management from PLM of schematics.
Provides high quality translation and viewing of design and Library data.
Provides seamless support of design collaboration with local engineers, ODMs, and fabricators. Also supports co-viewing and markup of designs, plus graphical Netlist and BOM comparison.
Mechatronics for Electronics
Provides full support of inter-departmental collaboration, mechatronics for electronic and electrical design, firmware-hardware synchronization in PLM and support of multi-site production processes. Mechatronics serves to synchronize initial and delta updates between electronic CAD and mechanical CAD. The application supports exchange of PCB outline and component placement, common product structure defined in PLM, combined Bill-of-Materials, and exchange of documentation.
Product Information Sheet for Autodesk Vault
Autodesk Vault Integration for EDA (368 KB)