With Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, and Solid Edge, a digital thread was woven throughout the complete VisionVenture prototype camper vehicle by Hymer engineers. As with all of their designs, they relied on a complete and integrated portfolio of software, hardware, and services, to build a thorough digital twin of the car. In all of their locations across Europe, Hymer experts use Solid Edge® software for computer-aided design (CAD). They act as a VisionVenture models made with NXTM software by an external industrial designer were transferred. According to Stefan Ziegler, director of industrialization research and development (R&D) at Hymer, “Solid Edge has a helpful user interface, so it is simple to learn; new coworkers only require minimum training.”
Case Study – Siemens SW Hymer
- Digital twin: by using the Solid Edge-created digital twin as the only source of truth for all of these uses, all data is made universal and linked.
- Virtual Prototyping: Hymer builds prototypes of their cars in virtual reality using the Teamcenter® program (VR).
- Digitalized product creation: Using tools from the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, they produced an extensive digital twin of the car.
- Freedom and comfort: Hymer offers travelers home-like comforts like living spaces, kitchens, and restrooms. It is a method of accommodation and contributes significantly to the tourist industry in many nations.