RS Group plc recently selected Siemens as its strategic electronic design automation (EDA) provider for its new cloud native, DesignSpark Circuit Simulator tool. (Image courtesy RS Group)

Siemens PartQuest software will power the RS DesignSpark Circuit Simulator, a cloud native environment for designing, modeling, simulating, and analyzing electronic and mechatronic circuits and systems.

PLANO, Texas—Siemens Digital Industries Software reported that the RS Group plc selected Siemens as its strategic electronic design automation (EDA) provider for its new, cloud-native DesignSpark Circuit Simulator tool, empowering users to streamline the design process.

After an extensive technical evaluation of available solutions, RS selected Siemens PartQuest™ software as the enabling technology to power the latest generation of its DesignSpark Circuit Simulator tools. PartQuest is a cloud-based circuit simulation tool that supports analog, digital, mixed-signal, and multi-domain designs, Siemens said in a release.

DesignSpark is said to provide a comprehensive environment to design, model, simulate, and analyze electronic and mechatronic circuits and systems for the DesignSpark engineering community, reported to comprise 1.3 million members.

“The RS DesignSpark vision is to educate, influence, promote, and enable engineers to design responsibly for a better world,” said Mike Bray, vice president of Innovation for DesignSpark, RS Group, in the release. “Our DesignSpark Circuit Simulator, available now, has the right set of tools to help our extensive community improve productivity and deliver innovation faster. Siemens demonstrated they have the cutting-edge cloud technology we need to help us achieve our vision.”

“Siemens is pleased to have been chosen by RS as a key technology partner for its DesignSpark platform,” said A.J. Incorvaia, senior vice president of Electronic Board Systems at Siemens Digital Industries Software, in a statement. “The DesignSpark Circuit Simulator offers robust circuit design and simulation resources to a DesignSpark community eager for advanced technology and solutions that help realize more end products in a collaborative environment that facilitates peer-to-peer knowledge sharing.”

Siemens Digital Industries Software helps organizations digitally transform using software, hardware, and services from the Siemens Xcelerator business platform. The company’s software and comprehensive digital twin are used by companies to optimize their design, engineering, and manufacturing processes.