TROY, MI – Altair acquired Concept Engineering for an undisclosed sum.

Concept Engineering provides automatic schematic generation tools, electronic circuit and wire harness visualization platforms, and electronic design debug tools.

“Concept Engineering’s advanced, reactive visualization technology is a best-in-class solution to help organizations accelerate their designs that have specific design architecture requirements, as well as rigorous service needs,” said James R. Scapa, founder and CEO, Altair. “Integrating this technology into our electronic system design suite will offer our customers comprehensive and fast visual representations of complex system models and debug capabilities for electronic systems.”  

Concept Engineering’s electronic system visualization and semiconductor design debug technology is available standalone and is also integrated into more than 40 OEM EDA and CAD tools. The company has customers in three primary market segments: semiconductor design; EDA and CAD tool development; and industries with complex electrical systems.

“With more than 30 years of experience, we are proud to have built tools and technologies that help electronic design engineers easily understand, debug, optimize, and document electronic designs,” said Gerhard Angst, president and CEO, Concept Engineering. “Being part of the Altair ecosystem will expand access to our tools at a time when the complexities surrounding electronic systems are greater than ever. We also look forward to continuing our deep and longstanding partnerships with our OEM clients.”

Concept Engineering’s software will be integrated into Altair’s Electronic System Design suite and available via Altair Units.

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