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Hexagon is the global leader in digital reality solutions, combining sensor, software and autonomous technologies. Our solutions free our customers to harness the rapidly increasing amounts of data, putting it to work to boost efficiency, productivity, quality and safety across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, public sector and mobility applications.
Hexagon’s MSC Software CAE simulation solutions enable engineers to validate and optimize product designs using virtual prototypes. Customers in almost every part of manufacturing use our software to complement, and in some cases even replace, the physical prototype “build and test” process that has traditionally been used in product design.

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MSC Nastran

MSC Nastran is a multidisciplinary structural analysis application used by engineers to perform static, dynamic, and thermal analysis across the linear and nonlinear domains, complemented with automated structural optimization and award winning embedded fatigue analysis technologies, all enabled by high performance computing.


Marc is ideal for product manufacturers looking for a robust nonlinear solution. It has capabilities to elegantly simulate all kinds of nonlinearities, namely geometric, material and boundary condition nonlinearity, including contact. It is also the only commercial solution that has robust manufacturing simulation and product testing simulation capabilities, with the ability to predict damage, failure and crack propagation. Combined with its multi-physics capabilities that help you couple thermal, electrical, magnetic and structural analyses, Marc is the complete solution that can address all your nonlinear simulation requirements.

CAD fatigue (CF) is the fastest and most robust fatigue solution on the market today.

CAE fatigue is a random response and vibration fatigue solver for the frequency domain plus a fatigue solver for the time domain. It works with mixed random and deterministic loadings or standard time domain-based loadings to provide fatigue life and damage predictions, as well as several forms of response statistics. It is exceptionally fast, easy-to-use and capable of handling very large models.
The software is sold in 4 different package configurations – Premium, Frequency, Random, and Time.


Materials are used everywhere across multiple industries, ranging from material suppliers through automotive and aerospace to electronics and medical applications. By leveraging materials usages at their full potential, Digimat enables material innovation, lightweight product designs and reduces waste materials to create a significant and sustainable impact.
Digimat is the state-of-the-art multiscale material modelling platform focusing on the micromechanical modelling of complex multiphase materials such as plastics, composites, metals, and elastomers, revealing how they perform at part and system levels. Digimat bridges the gap between materials, manufacturing processes, and structural part performance to design innovative high-performance products while minimising weight, cost and time-to-market.
Digimat solutions form a holistic system based on three pillars:
• Digital materials laboratory to virtually design and test materials
• Multiscale simulations to enrich FEA and connect materials, manufacturing and performances
• Additive manufacturing focusing on polymers and composites


Adams is a multibody dynamics simulation tool to model moving part dynamics and the effects of forces on mechanical systems. With Adams Car vertical products, engineering teams can quickly build and test functional virtual prototypes of complete vehicles and vehicle subsystems. Working in the Adams vehicle vertical environment, automotive engineering teams can exercise their vehicle designs under various road conditions, performing the same tests they normally run in a test lab or on a test track, but in a fraction of time.


The Romax simulation range provides specialised tools for electromechanical simulation and Multiphysics design optimisation. Romax Energy helps transmission design engineers to predict efficiency of electro-mechanical systems, and ultimately to design more efficient products while balancing other conflicting performance criteria. While important in many applications, efficiency is especially critical in the automotive industry, where reducing power losses equates to reduced fuel consumption (ICE) or extended range (EV). Romax Energy allows users to calculate power losses, fuel consumption and emissions for a given drive cycle (based on user-defined or imported measured data).

Virtual Road Test Drive

VTD is our toolkit for the creation, configuration, presentation and evaluation of virtual environments in the scope of road and rail based simulations. It is used for the development of ADAS and automated driving systems as well as the core for training simulators. It covers the full range from the generation of 3d content to the simulation of complex traffic scenarios and, finally, to the simulation of either simplified or physically driven sensors. It is used in SiL, DiL, ViL and HiL applications and may also be operated as co-simulations including 3rd party or custom packages. By its open and modular design it can easily be interfaced and integrated. They enable autonomous vehicle developers to validate scenarios through various test platforms:
• Model in the loop (MiL)
• Software in the loop (SiL)
• Hardware in the loop (HiL)
• Driver in the loop (DiL)
• Vehicle in the loop (ViL


Simufact software solutions allow you to simulate a wide range of forming, joining processes, as well as metal-based additive manufacturing processes to optimise manufacturing processes, reduce costs and time-to-market, while improving product quality.
The Simufact software solutions are divided into three product lines that have been developed for the specific requirements of each individual processes: Simufact Forming, Simufact Welding and Simufact Additive.


Real-time Solutions for Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality.
ODYSSEE CAE is a unique and powerful CAE-centric innovation platform that allows engineers to apply Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Reduced Order Modelling (ROM) and Design Optimization to workflows. It allows you to benefit from modern data science technology by creating cost efficient digital twins through real-time predictive modeling and optimization for both CAE simulation data and physical test data.
ODYSSEE A-Eye is a unique and powerful image-based machine learning solution that accelerates product design and development via real-time parametric simulation and optimization using machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) solutions.

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