Development (hardware and software)


Your tailored solution In the area of development, more than 50 ACD Group engineers provide you with support from the concept to pre-series. The ACD engineers work agilely according to structured development processes, e.g. the V-model and heed industry-specific as well as country-specific standards. Our customer-specific development includes:
  • Preparation of circuit diagrams
  • PCB layout design
  • Device design and constructionn
  • Planning, programming and documentation
  • Hardware
  • Software
Our services in detail

Hardware development

We accompany development projects from the first idea through to the production of the components and devices.

In doing so, we use various development tools:

  • Circuit board creation with OrCAD
  • PCB layout design with Zuken Cadstar
  • Device design with Adobe Photoshop
  • Device construction with Solidworks


  • CAN, Ethernet, USB, RS485, RS232, SPI, I²C
  • Digital control units, displays, battery technologies, touch and multi-touch applications
  • Radio modules, radio connection (UMTS, GPRS, GSM, LTE, DECT, WLAN, ISM band, Bluetooth, RFID, NFC, GPS)
  • Diverse processor types/microcontroller such as ARM processors, Intel Celeron, Intel Atom, AMD Fusion

Software development
In close customer collaboration, we accompany you in a holistic manner. Throughout the product life cycle, starting with planning, on to programming and documentation and right through to support. Individual software for areas such as logistics, individual retail, social affairs, industry or medicine is part of our product range.

In doing so, we use various development tools:

  • Windows CE Platform Builder
  • Windows 7 Embedded IBW/ICE
  • Microsoft Embedded Visual C++
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005/2008/2010
  • C# (Compact Framework 3.5/.NET Framework 4.5)
  • Pascal/Delphi
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Code Red Eclipse


  • Operating systems: Win CE, Win XP, Win 7, Linux, Android, μC/OS-II
  • Driver: System driver, camera, power management, WLAN
  • APIs: Scanner, RFID, CF DeveloperPack
  • Programs & tools: System configuration, data transfer

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