VisSim / Embedded Controls Developer vs its nearest competitor

Features VisSim/Embedded Controls Developer VisSim/ECD’s nearest competitor
DSP interface Yes Yes
DSP interface supports interactive block mode Yes No
DSP interface supports real-time gain change and plots Yes Yes (‘external’ mode)
DSP interface supports native TI C2000 EVM/eZdsp JTAG drivers Yes No
Support for TI C2407 Yes No
Support for TI F2812 Yes No
Suport for TI C5000 and C6000 DSPs Yes Yes
C-Code Generation Yes (add-on option) Yes (add-on option)
User-coded custom blocks Yes (Fortran, C, Pascal, etc. via DLL) Yes (only Fortran and C)
Vector operations Yes Yes
Speed of simulations Up to 10x faster Slow
Stiff Integration Yes, Backward Euler Yes
Adaptive Step Integration Yes Yes
Implicit solver Yes No (user must code it)
Parameter Optimization Yes (native to VisSim) Yes (cost option)
Diagram Linearisation Yes Yes
Variable discrete sample rates Yes Yes
Diagram creation Easier Harder
Auto connect Yes Yes
Auto disconnect Yes No
Auto align Yes No
Bitmaps Yes No
Modelling hierarchy Unlimited, created with mouse Hierarchy requires opening up new windows, each of which has to be closed manually
Plot blocks Easier, with more functions Yes (cumbersome “scope” function has only one input per scope)
Strip charts Yes, with data capture, scrolling and multiple traces No
Plot Zooming Yes, mouse controlled Yes
Diagram Tuning & Debugging
Variables Yes Yes
Visual Error Trapping Yes, highlights the block No
Single-Step Integration Yes No
Over-plotting Yes No
Man-Machine Interface Yes Yes
Automatic Dialogue Box creation Yes Yes (‘masking’)
Automatic Data Table creation Yes No
Animation Yes No
Components Library Yes Yes
Compensator Design Yes Yes
Real-time card interface Available (cost option) No
State Chart capability Yes Available (cost option)

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