Sewing Machine

Client Overview

World’s leading home appliance manufacturer and vendor

Business Challenge

Acclivis Contribution

  • Hardware Components Selection & Analysis
  • Modular System Architecture & Design ( Hardware & Firmware )
  • Rhapsody based model driven application development
  • Motor Control System Engineering and Development
  • System User Interface – design and development
  • Electro-Mechanical Interface design & development
  • Analog Signal Processing
  • BOM Costing and Optimization
  • Firmware design and development
  • Testing: Unit testing, Functional testing, System testing
  • IEC Standards and Compliance/li>

Product Features Developed/Supported by Acclivis

  • STM32F100 based Controller Board platform
  • Brushed DC motor closed loop control system
  • Stepper motor open loop control system
  • Support for different 400 stitches
  • Software database for all the stitches
  • Different stitching features
  • Stitching speed control
  • Dimension control
  • Mirroring
  • Reversing
  • Sequence/Pattern generation
  • Stepper motor-controlled thread cutting
  • Over current protection module

Tools and Technology

  • Firmware | ARM Keil uvision
  • Development board | S32K144 EVB boards for initial development
  • Hardware Design | Altium for schematic and layout development
  • Simulation | IBM Rational Rhapsody
  • Testing | JIRA and Python for test scripts
  • Project Management Tools | Kanboard, Gitlab, Bitbucket

Client Benefit

  • Increased profitability due to reduced BOM.
  • Modular and maintainable codebase with proper documentation which was not available earlier.
  • Faster Time to market for product as the product used Rhapsody Model driven development tool for automatic code generation.
  • Also due to Rhapsody the code had very less bugs as the code was auto-generated.
  • Complete Testing automation of the application code so reduced time for testing.
  • Reduced maintenance costs for all the multi-variant product as there is a single codebase.