Xmbots develops UAVs for civilian agricultural, environmental, security and energy use. The company found that SCADE modeling capabilities from ANSYS reduced the need for hand coding. By leveraging SCADE, the company made three different drone versions in just one year.
SCADE on-board the UAS P.1HH HammerHead - The Use of SCADE to develop the P.1HH Vehicle Control & Management System (Integrated Modular Avionics System) greatly reduced development time and effort. A small engineering team modeled, verified, compiled and integrated 125,000 lines of code to control an unmanned aerial system in 18 months.
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