Blagnac, France; Montreal, QC, Canada (PRWEB) March 15, 2012
Presagis, a leading provider of commercial-off-the shelf (COTS) modeling, simulation, and embedded graphics solutions, and Aeroconseil, a subsidiary of AKKA Technologies and an international leader for aircraft engineering and air transport services, today announced a strategic business relationship. The relationship provides both groups customers a powerful, combined solution, consisting of expert consulting services and solutions that can be leveraged from cockpit design through to final certification.
Aeroconseils consulting services include a holistic understanding of the aircrafts entire development life-cycle, from design to operation; making AKKA Technologies Group a unique player in the aeronautics sector. Aeroconseils use of Presagis best-in-class tools, VAPS XT and VAPS XT-178, enables both Groups to offer customers dynamic, interactive, graphical interfaces for safety and mission-critical avionics and embedded displays. Presagis COTS object-oriented DO-178B qualifiable HMI tools facilitate the certification process, enabling the development of avionics graphics applications that can be certified to comply with safety critical regulations while meeting the broad range of requirements from diverse aerospace customers.
The Aeroconseil – Presagis relationship provides increased value to our customers, said Nicolas Lambert, Head of the Operations and Cockpit Systems department, Aeroconseil. Customers will benefit from the world-leading expertise in cockpit design and human factors, from the preliminary and conceptual studies until certification. Aeroconseil and AKKA Technologies Group assist their customers in defining a process that enables them to structure cockpit design phases using rapid prototyping cycles, as well as include Human Factor aspects. Presagis tools greatly support the process that we help define.
With its strong international presence, Aeroconseil delivers cutting edge avionics consulting to the industry. This expertise, combined with Presagis next-generation HMI development software, is a natural fit, said Robert Kopersiewich, Vice President Embedded Graphics & Mission Critical Solutions, Presagis. Our shared goal is to push the boundaries in avionics and embedded display technology in order to deliver the most advanced, dynamic, and interactive displays available on the market today.
About AKKA Technologies
AKKA Technologies, a European Engineering and Technology Consultancy Group, supports major industrial and service sector clients throughout the various phases of their projects, from R&D and design studies to industrial production. Expertise in a range of complementary fields means that AKKA Technologies can offer real added value to its clients in every market segment, including aviation, automotive, space/defence, consumer electronics, telecommunications, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, iron and steel, energy, rail, marine and the service industry.
The mobility of its teams and its international position mean that AKKA Technologies works on projects at the cutting edge of technology all over the world.
Following the takeover of Aeroconseil, the AKKA Technologies Group now has 10,000 employees working at 50 sites throughout the world, including Belgium, France, Germany, India, Italy, Morocco, the Netherlands, North America, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Tunisia, the UAE and the United Kingdom. The pro forma, unaudited Group revenue for 2011 is expected to be 545 million Euros, over 16% of which comes from international activity.
AKKA Technologies is listed on EuronextTM Paris Compartment B ISIN Code: FR0004180537.