Altair Acquires Electromagnetics Software Solutions Expert, newFASANT

Leading provider of high-performance computing (HPC) and data analytics solutions, Altair, has announced the acquisition of newFASANT – a provider of computational and high-frequency electromagnetic simulation solutions. newFASANT’s solutions address a wide range of electromagnetic problems in areas such as antenna design and placement, radar cross section (RCS) analysis, automotive V2V/ADAS, and infrared/thermal signatures.

Originally a spin-off from the University of Alcalá, near Madrid, newFASANT is home to world renowned industry pioneers. It's software portfolio contains various full-wave and high frequency asymptotic electromagnetic solvers, when combined with Altair Feko, will allow Altair to leapfrog its competition and offer advanced solutions in relevant technology areas like V2V, Doppler effects, radome analysis, periodic structures, reflect-arrays and others.

According to James Scapa, Altair’s CEO and Founder, the integration of newFASANT’s software solutions with their advanced solutions offerings solidifies Altair’s place as a world leader in high-frequency electromagnetics, a critical technology that supports advanced digital communications for areas such as IoT, cellular networks, mobile phones and connected devices, V2V, radar and radio.