Development

Are you looking for product optimization or for a new development? We rely on our RF competence, with our own pre-development and validation.

Your strong development partner: clear and open communication at eye level.

Multifunctional controls, operating elements and control units: as an OEM system supplier, digades offers you clever and versatile individual solutions. Our experienced project managers accompany you from the very beginning and transform your product idea to series production readiness. Your product is already in development? We bring your concept, sample or product on course for success at any time.

Development services at a glance

Long-distance remote controls are one of the core competences of digades' developments

remotely control with high performance

Simply control complex systems - with electronics solutions from digades

easily control complex systems

interact comfortably and safely - with electronics solutions from digades

interact comfortably and safely

We accompany you in the development process from the very beginning. Our innovation incubator, the digades advance development department, provides you with the latest findings as well as proven technologies to look beyond the horizon together with us. Transform your product idea into a mature series product.

Control, remotely control, interact safely and comfortably: clever solutions for your success.

Your advantages with digades development - a dedicated contact person is available to you at all times

Your benefits

  • Many years of experience as a system service provider in the automotive OEM business in the development and production of multifunctional controls, operating elements and control units

  • Agile, highly qualified engineering team

  • Modular platform solutions: many things do not have to be developed from scratch

  • Advice on the clever use of various technologies

  • From the idea to the production-ready product - everything completely from one company

  • Extensive support incl. redesign

  • Proven high delivery quality

  • Honest, open communication via a fixed contact person

Our individually arranged teams guarantee maximum know-how in the following areas:

Systems engineering

System engineering at digades

We translate your requirements into a holistically structured process, which leads in a controlled manner from the product idea to your product ready for series production and aligns all crafts to a common goal.

  • Requirements Engineering (IREB)
  • Requirements Management (IREB)
  • System architectures and interface specifications
  • System and behavior analysis (simulation)
  • Algorithm and function development
  • Functional safety (ISO 26262)
  • Methodical and VDA-compliant risk management (e.g. FMEA)

Hardware Development

circuit board in detail view

We stand for clever solutions. This means combining existing and future technologies in a meaningful way instead of reinventing the wheel every time. Whether your hardware drives, flies, is permanently installed or is carried - we find the optimal design for every application.


By the way, we can also reinvent:

  • Hardware architectures with robust designs (if desired, according to ISO26262 up to ASIL-D)

  • Circuit design and development

  • Risk management with FMEA and FMDEA

  • RF & Antenna design including 3D field simulation up to the GHz range

  • EMV & thermally optimized designs

  • Creation of layouts and production documents also for flexible printed circuit boards

  • Functional tests and evaluation

Software engineering

digades employee works in software engineering

The digades embedded software development team competently implements your system design - from requirements analysis to architecture to design and implementation.

  • Supported by model-based development and code generation via Matlab/Simulink

  • Tool-supported, MISRA-compliant static and dynamic code analysis

  • AUTOSAR

  • Individual app and backend development

Construction

digades construction

Our experienced designers work precisely according to your ideas and always keep the requirements of your industry in mind. digades' design team's scope of duties includes:

  • Housing design for electronic components

  • Concept design including 3D models

  • Support of the tool manufacturer

  • Support of the EMPBs of the housing supplier, incl. dimensional reports

  • Support of the production transition

Prototyping and fixture construction

digades sample and fixture construction

In our own prototyping and fixture construction, digades specialists ensure

  • Construction of various prototypd series according to development status

  • Test equipment and fixture construction

  • Rapid prototyping (3D printing, CNC milling)

  • Producing micrographs

  • Mechanical stress measurements

Hardware Validation

digades hardware validation

Hammering. Ripping. Shaking. Carefully selected tests ensure a guaranteed minimum field failure rate.

  • Hardware validation planning and implementation according to relevant norms and group standards

  • Development of own test rigs for automated test scenario execution

  • Temperature change and climate tests

  • Electrical automotive tests

  • Vibration and shock tests

  • Haptics and material tests

Software Validation

digades Software Validation: Developer turns the controller on the test device

Our team of experts will guide your product through the technical and content testing of the software for maximum quality.

  • Static and dynamic verification
  • Validation (ISTQB)
  • Test strategies, test management, documentation with complete traceability
  • Test automation
  • Model-based development
  • Component, integration and system tests

Test Engineering

Testing of a panel with digades

The following processes ensure a consistently high quality of your product:

  • Development of test concept

  • Definition of test procedure

  • Design of test equipment

  • Programming of test procedure

  • Installation and commissioning of test equipment

  • Proof of capability (measuring system analysis procedure type 1 to 3)

Production Technology

A technologist works in the digades production centre (Photo: Augen-Futter.com)

Clever planning and monitoring of tailor-made production processes ensure high production efficiency and excellent quality of your product.

  • Process development in the areas of SMD and assembly of electronic devices

  • Development-accompanying, close-to-production sample production

  • Process qualification and start of production: Proof of capability for the technology used and installed processes

  • Development of packaging and logistics concepts in coordination with you and the suppliers

  • Series-accompanying monitoring and continuous improvement of the production processes

  • Assembly according to requirements (automated, manual)

Certification and conformity

digades notepad and pen

We pave the way for your product to be successful on the market and take care of:

  • Certification according to RED, KBA, EAC, FCC, ...

  • Country certifications

  • EU-DoCs issued

  • Delivery of certification documents for development results and customer assemblies

  • Monitoring of compliance with standards

Project Management

digades employees at work in the digades production centre

Your digades project manager is your contact person during the entire development process up to SOP.

  • Independent, certified project management office (our project managers have successfully completed IPMA Level D / partially Level C)

  • Project manager is responsible for deadlines, costs and quality

  • Milestone development process for maturity testing

  • Project management in matrix organization

  • Proactive, continuous exchange with you

Our Mission

Sascha and Tim Berger run the digades family business .

It is our mission to make peoples‘ life easier, more comfortable and secure.

Realization at the highest level.

We work according to the latest standards. AUTOSAR, IATF, FUSI - from prototype to series.

a digades product is validated
Hardware and software in top form. Not only perceived, but tested.
Prototyping and fixture construction at digades
Do you need technologies that are precisely tailored to your product?
Auxiliary heating radio remote control from digades
For almost 30 years now, we have been connecting products in various applications.
Functional safety according to ISO26262
We ensure safety in series.
digades Software Validation: Developer turns the controller on the test device
Optimum performance: high ranges with low energy consumption
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We support you with the worldwide certification of your product.
digades lives quality in all company processes
More than just standard.
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With AUTOSAR, we ensure the reliable connection and integration of your products.

experience and competence.

30 years of development and production.
Intelligent, high-quality designed products.

Differential lock switch from digades before installation in an OEM vehicle
A control unit for rough terrain.
The differential lock switch is a central control element in the dashboard that allows the user to control the vehicles differential locks.
eCall switch on BMW Motorrad
Rapid aid for motorcyclists in case of an accident
eCall switch is a control unit with push-button and cover flap that allows the user to make an emergency call and is mounted directly on the motorcycle handlebars.

All relevant competencies united.

We are RF specialists.
Stable partnerships ensure complementary know-how.

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Contact us

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Always on the pulse of time.

We are always on the move.
Innovative in all company departments.

The top of the state of the art.

We look for your clever solution. Functional, safe and reliable.

digades close-up production of a product developed in-house.
You expect production at the highest level? We rely on production according to a safety concept, for guaranteed minimum field failure rates.