Providence, RI (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 -- Vector Software, the leading provider of dynamic software testing solutions for embedded systems, announced today that MBtech, an internationally leading engineering and consulting service provider in the automotive and aerospace industry, has selected the VectorCAST platform for development of their Smart Connectivity Hub embedded system.
The Smart Connectivity Hub from MBtech is an embedded system that makes it possible to integrate mobile communication into various aspects of work and life. The Smart Connectivity Hub was designed as a universal gateway that allows the establishment of a secure remote connection with the network topology of a vehicle or other networked devices. The Smart Connectivity Hub allows users to access various vehicle functions such as audio and comfort controls via mobile device such as a smart phone or tablet.
The VectorCAST platform is a family of products that automates testing activities across the software development lifecycle and has been TÜV SÜD certified for ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 software development since 2010.
“Key to our selection of VectorCAST was that it offers a single software engineering platform that can manage process complexity and support strategic quality, compliance, collaboration, and release readiness initiatives,” said Stefan Sauerer , MBtech. “VectorCAST supports us in verifying and validating safety-critical embedded software by the standard ISO 26262, to deliver high-quality software to our clients.”
“We were also very impressed with the level of service we received from Vector Software,” continued Stefan Sauerer. “Their staff is highly knowledgeable in embedded systems and provided us with superior and customer support that helped expedite integration and customization.”
"MBtech is one of many automotive customers using VectorCAST to streamline their safety-critical software development activities according to ISO 26262," said Bill McCaffrey, Chief Operating Officer at Vector Software. "The VectorCAST solution provides organizations with the necessary tools and process support for compliance with ISO 26262. We look forward to working with MBtech to drive greater value to their customers using our technology."
About Vector Software, Inc.
Vector Software is the world’s leading provider of software testing solutions for safety and business critical embedded applications. Companies worldwide in automotive, aerospace, medical devices, industrial controls, rail, and other business critical sectors, rely on Vector Software’s VectorCAST™. By automating and managing the complex tasks associated with unit, integration, and system level testing, VectorCAST helps organizations accelerate development and ensure the reliability of their embedded software applications. Founded in 1989 by embedded software engineers, Vector Software is headquartered in East Greenwich, Rhode Island USA, with offices worldwide and a world-class team of support and technology partners. To learn more, visit Vector Software at http://www.vectorcast.com
About the MBtech Group – a company in the AKKA Technologies Group
The MBtech Group is an internationally leading engineering and consulting service provider focusing on the mobility industry. From the automotive industry to rail transport to aerospace, companies worldwide profit from the integrated solutions offered by MBtech as a member of the AKKA Technologies Group. MBtech supports automotive and aircraft manufacturers and suppliers beginning with the detailed specifications, covering the design, calculation and testing onward to series maturity - regardless of whether components, systems or modules, whether new development, integration or testing are required. MBtech then combines these engineering competencies with customized consulting and training services. In addition, MBtech's customers enjoy the benefits of access to the expertise and resources of the entire AKKA network.
AKKA Technologies is a leader in the automotive and aerospace sector in Germany and France. The Group employs approximately 10,000 engineers and consultants in more than 20 countries worldwide. MBtech has approximately 3,000 employees at locations in Europe, North America and Asia. In 2011 the MBtech Group generated a turnover of approximately 390 million euros.
Lynda Gaines, Vector Software, Inc., http://www.vectorcast.com, (401) 398-7185, [email protected]