PLANO, Texas, March 10, 2009 – Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division and a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services, and Remcom, Inc. of State College, Pennsylvania, a market leader in the field of electromagnetic simulation software, today announced that Remcom has licensed the D-Cubed™ software component product 2D Dimensional Constraint Manager (2D DCM) and incorporated it into the latest release of its flagship product, XFdtd® Release 7.0 (XF7).
XFdtd provides engineers with design, simulation and analysis tools for modeling the electromagnetic characteristics and effects of a variety of devices including antennae, microwave circuits and wireless communication devices. Among a wide range of enhancements, XF7 has introduced significant improvements in its CAD modeling capabilities, including a new parametric sketcher that is based on the D-Cubed 2D DCM.
“The D-Cubed 2D DCM was integrated with XF7 to enable our customers to more productively create solid models, whether building new parts, or editing features in imported parts,” said Bradley Flubacher, Senior Software Engineer at Remcom. “We selected the D-Cubed 2D DCM because it was clearly the most credible option in the market. The D-Cubed 2D DCM’s status as the industry-standard sketching engine, coupled with an excellent support service and the stability of Siemens PLM Software as a component supplier, ensure market-leading value for Remcom and our customers.”
“As the world’s leading supplier of geometric constraint management technology and components, our software solutions – such as the D-Cubed 2D DCM product – are used in most of the leading mechanical CAD, CAM and CAE software applications available today,” said Joan Hirsch , vice president of Product Design Solutions, Siemens PLM Software. “Remcom is now among the first electromagnetic simulation software suppliers to license the D-Cubed 2D DCM product, and the latest example of the ever broadening appeal of our PLM Components family of solutions.”
Remcom has been a market leader in the field of electromagnetic simulation software for nearly 15 years, creating the first universally usable full wave EM solver to be based on the Finite Difference Time Domain (FDTD) method. In addition to its flagship product, XFdtd®, Remcom provides a suite of innovative software and services for antenna design and propagation. Remcom is committed to its customers’ unique needs, offering flexible licensing options for installations of all sizes as well as custom engineered solutions. Visit www.remcom.com for more information.
PLM Components are software tools that support innovation and promote interoperability in CAD, CAM, CAE and PLM applications. Siemens PLM Software develops these components, uses them throughout its own applications and licenses them to independent software vendors and end-user organizations. PLM Components include the Parasolid® and D-Cubed software products, widely used technologies that provide 3D part and assembly modeling, editing and interoperability, 2D/3D parametric sketching, motion simulation, collision detection, clearance measurement and visualization functionality. Applications include mechanical CAD, CAM, CAE, mold design, sheet metal, AEC, GIS, structural, plant and ship design, CMM, reverse engineering and sales configuration. For more information, please visit www.siemens.com/plm/open.
Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of the Siemens Industry Automation Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) software and services with 5.9 million licensed seats and 56,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with companies to deliver open solutions that help them turn more ideas into successful products. For more information on Siemens PLM Software products and services, visit www.siemens.com/plm.
The Siemens Industry Automation Division (Nuremberg, Germany) is a worldwide leader in the fields of automation systems, low-voltage switchgear and industrial software. Its portfolio ranges from standard products for the manufacturing and process industries to solutions for whole industrial sectors that encompass the automation of entire automobile production facilities and chemical plants. As a leading software supplier, Industry Automation optimizes the entire value added chain of manufacturers – from product design and development to production, sales and a wide range of maintenance services. With around 42,900 employees worldwide Siemens Industry Automation achieved in fiscal year 2008 total sales of EUR8.7 billion.
Note: Siemens and the Siemens logo are registered trademarks of Siemens AG. Parasolid and D-Cubed are trademarks or registered trademarks of Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and in other countries. XFdtd is a registered trademark of Remcom, Inc. All other trademarks, registered trademarks or service marks belong to their respective holders.