Simulation in 2009
Future Facilities launches 6SigmaET...
its thermal modeling and simulation tool specifically designed for the electronics industry. Launched at Semi-Therm, the new software builds on Future Facilities existing work in the data centre space, bringing advanced thermal solving technology to electronics design.
Simulation in 2010
Optimal Thermal Solutions (OTS) adopts 6SigmaET...
as its thermal simulation platform. With over 70 years of combined experience in the thermal management market, OTS works with a global network of suppliers and manufacturers of thermal management products.
“6SigmaET is fast, fits our thermal modeling needs perfectly, and experimental testing in our laboratories has proven that the simulation results predict component temperatures with accuracy.” Norbert Engelberts, Founder, OTS
Simulation in 2011
6SigmaET starts working with Facebook’s Open Compute Project...
improving the thermal design of the group’s Intel-based servers.
Researchers from the University of Texas at Arlington used 6SigmaET to create, simulate and fine tune their proposed solution to the servers’ thermal design issues.Read the full case study
Simulation in 2012
Multi-national infrastructure provider CommScope adopts 6SigmaET...
with customers in over 130 countries, CommScope is at the forefront of intelligent communications infrastructure. As one of the company’s largest customers at the time, this deal put 6SigmaET on the map for thermal simulation and design.Read the Ebook
Simulation in 2013
Bosch Multimedia Portugal adopts 6SigmaET...
as its thermal simulation platform for electronics.
“6SigmaET proved to be the best market choice due to its ability to import all BOSCH PCB and product files, by its simulation speed and for its flexibility to adapt to different simulation environments.”
Miguel Peixoto, Process Engineer, BOSCH
Simulation in 2014
cementing 6SigmaET’s role as a vital subset of the Future Facilities brand and a key product offering for the business. The new website also acts as a hub for blogs and information on the electronics simulation side of Future Facilities.
Simulation in 2015
French media and entertainment giant Technicolor SA switches from Siemens to 6SigmaET...
to optimize the heat output of its set-top boxes.
“I liked 6SigmaET because it’s specific to electronics: no need to define everything, a component is a component. I am very satisfied with the software” Patrice Vachus, Technicolor SA
Simulation in 2016
Military and aerospace engineering firm Ten Tech adopts 6SigmaET...
for its advanced modeling and liquid cooling simulation capabilities. This decision cut the firm’s average modeling time by 30%.
“6SigmaET’s high-performance, cloud-based solving allowed us to scale without hardware limitations, giving us the opportunity to double the number of projects we can take on.” William Villers, Director of Engineering, TEN TECH LLC
Simulation in 2017
Research launched with over 350 engineers...
by 6SigmaET to understand the role of thermal management in electronics design.Read the report
Working with Intel, 6SigmaET launches a neutral file format for thermal simulation...
the new format allows engineers to share simulation data between different platforms encouraging collaboration and providing an open standard for the industry.Read more
Simulation in 2018
6SigmaET launches VR simulation tool...
the newly launched twelfth release of 6SigmaET supports Oculus Rift technology, allowing engineers to physically walk around ‘inside’ their designs, identifying inefficiencies and thermal hotspots from a whole new perspective.Read more