Product Enhancement and Design Evolution
A part of Calian’s engineering breadth and depth includes the design evolution of a product or service. This can range from simple product enhancements to complex architecture changes.
Whether the design evolution is specific to a Calian product, or a product that was developed by one of our customers, our engineering teams can provide the services and expertise required to evolve a product into the next generation of capabilities.
- Product Roadmap
- Product Change
- Product Test and Validation
- Design Adaptation
- Government and Military Applications
Calian’s design teams take a proactive approach to the evolution of product capabilities and applications.
Our design teams stay current with new technologies, assess market needs, meet with our customers to generate specific use cases and develop subsequent release plans ensuring product development milestones are achieved.
The scope of design changes can vary from software enhancements including updated or new applications, to hardware changes ranging from new component values, chassis modifications or the re-layout of a CCA.
Calian’s engineering expertise and configuration management process can support all levels of change for our customer’s products.
Product Test and Validation
Test and validation are critical aspects of any design evolution project.
Calian’s comprehensive test capability is completed during all phases of the design evolution process ensuring requirements are met. This includes software, hardware and unit level testing.
Calian offers design adaptation to transform product designs for customers around the globe so they can be manufactured in Canada. Calian has substantial experience in analyzing external designs and adapting them for production in Canada.
Benefits of Canadian manufactured products include a verified and reliable supply chain, quality components, reduced shipping costs and access to Canadian Content and Value Proposition for Canadian programs with ITB requirements.
Government and Military Applications
Our products are designed to work in some of the most demanding government and military applications.
Calian has partnered with General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada (GDLS-C) on the evolution of the Power Control Module used in the Light Armoured Vehicles (LAV).
This next generation product includes many enhancements which provides GDLS-C with a competitive edge over their competitors.