Sirona Dental Systems Speeds IEC 62304 Compliance Using VectorCAST Embedded Software Testing Platform

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World leader in dental technologies utilizes Vector Software solutions to shorten development times, reduce costs, and ensure compliance.

Vector Software, the leading provider of dynamic software test tools for safety-critical embedded applications, announced today that Sirona Dental Systems has chosen the VectorCAST platform for embedded software testing of their GALILEOS 3D Digital Imaging Systems.

Serving dealers and dentists worldwide for over 130 years, Sirona is the world leader in digital dentistry and dental technology. Sirona products represent the cutting-edge of modern dental treatment, research, and development. Their leading global position rests on a commitment to customer service, manufacturing excellence, and technological innovation.

“We evaluated VectorCAST based on very specific criteria that included the vendors’ experience in safety-critical embedded software testing and the ease in which the solution could be integrated into our IEC 62304 development process,” commented Michael Dalpiaz, Development Manager, Imaging Systems at Sirona Dental. “The VectorCAST tools allow for simple test case construction and the complete generation of test code including stubs and drivers. With VectorCAST/Manage we can now automate daily regression testing and easily manage test campaigns across multiple test environments.”

"Sirona Dental joins a growing list of Vector Software’s medical device customers that includes Boston Scientific, Terumo Heart, Hoana Medical, Covidien, Impact Instrumentation, and Medtronic,” said William McCaffrey, Vector Software’s Chief Operating Officer “Sirona Dental’s adoption of VectorCAST is another example of how Vector Software’s technology is helping medical device companies improve their product development processes.”

About Vector Software, Inc.
Founded in 1989, Vector Software is the leading provider of automated software testing tools for developers of safety critical embedded applications. Vector Software’s VectorCAST line of products, automate and manage the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing. The VectorCAST tools support the C, C++, and Ada programming languages.

Vector Software’s Product Family
VectorCAST/Requirements Gateway
Modified Condition / Decision Coverage (MC/DC) module
DO-178B and FDA Qualification Packages

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About Sirona Dental Systems
Sirona, the dental technology leader, has served dealers and dentists worldwide for more than 130 years. Sirona develops, manufactures, and markets a complete line of dental products, including CAD/CAM restoration systems (CEREC), digital intra-oral, panoramic and 3D imaging systems, dental treatment centers and handpieces. Visit for more information about Sirona and its products.

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