Who are we?


Pi Innovo engineering has been working with embedded model based controls on large complex programs for more than 20 years.   Our OpenECU rapid controls prototyping system has been used by both Pi Innovo and customer engineering teams to develop a broad range of prototype and production embedded controls applications in markets including automotive,  heavy-duty, off-highway and marine.   At Pi Innovo, we are united in our purpose to enable our customers’ success.

What do we do?

  • Supply our OpenECU rapid controls development platform
  • Support customers with world class systems, controls and software engineering services
  • Deliver production ECUs targeted at low to medium volume applications
  • Provide custom ECU and electronics design solutions

OpenECU combines the robustness and reliability of a production ECU with a proven user friendly rapid controls prototyping development platform. Because our controllers are designed to be customized, our customers’ specific application needs can be satisfied without compromise.

Pi Innovo engineering is best known for

Using our OpenECU rapid control prototyping platform, Pi Innovo engineering has been involved in a broad range of embedded controls development projects. We apply that experience to support your embedded controls needs.

Custom ECU / Electronics Designs

We have been designing, developing and customizing ECUs for more than 20 years. Applications include gasoline and diesel engine controllers, diesel exhaust aftertreatment controllers, injector driver modules, UAV engine controllers, chassis controllers, and sensor-less BLDC controllers – we have the experience to support your custom ECU needs.

Why do customers like to work with Pi Innovo?

We provide very high quality products and services that meet all your requirements, typically in a shorter time-frame than our competition could offer.

Pi Innovo engineering has been working with embedded model based controls on large complex programs for more than 20 years. Through this experience, we have developed optimized methods for developing embedded controls models. Our control models are optimized for speed and size to get the most out of your application, constructed to allow for growth as system requirements evolve (reducing development and testing time), and constructed with full traceability back to requirements.

Pi Innovo has been operating under formal software and hardware development processes since the inception of the company. We are ISO9001-2008 and CMMI Level 3 certified, demonstrating our ability to deliver high quality production software. We have the experience to adjust the level of process rigor to meet the timing/cost/deliverable needs of any program. At Pi Innovo, we understand that one size does not fit all!

Teamwork! Pi Innovo works in small cross-functional teams comprised of highly experienced engineers, many of whom come from automotive OEMs and Tier 1 companies. Small teams, typically with co-located experienced engineers, applying proven development and project management processes enable us to provide high quality product in reduced time frames. We apply the appropriate processes in an effective and efficient manner.

From technology transfer to integrated customer teams, flexible IP ownership, and collaborative working styles, Pi Innovo always works to keep our customers’ best interests in mind. We work the way our customers need us to work.


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