The XPace feature list describes the functions and their application benefits in space management. The range of functions available depends on the module package installed:
- XPace Basic includes the functions for shelf planning and the interfaces to database systems.
- XPace Professional adds space optimization features to these functions.
- XPace Enterprise complements this functionality with server-side deployment mechanisms.
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The XPace Enterprise module contains all the functions of XPace Professional and extends them to provide online communication options, a web interface and central data management and data provisioning. Field service, trading partners and customers have access to approved planogramming data.
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The XPace Professional module contains all the functions of XPace Basic and adds functions for space management through analysis, optimization, versioning and shelf maintenance.
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XPace Basic is the module for shelf planning with XPace. It contains the core functionalities for the construction of shelves from fixtures, for positioning and arranging products and for processing the occupancy planning.
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Answers to frequently asked questions about XPace.
XPace has been around since 2005, when it was a pure Windows application, replacing its predecessor software Sirius. Since 2007 (since version 3.0) XPace is available for Windows and Mac OS X.
- … a multi-platform solution that can be used on multiple operating systems
- … for both simple and complex 3D geometries and data structures
- … with support for all relevant interfaces and formats
- … with standard solutions plus extensive expansion options
- … with easy operation in the simple case, but with all design freedom
- … and integration in business processes
System and Environment
XPace runs on all current Windows systems and Mac OS X; on Windows in 32-bit and 64-bit environments, on the Mac as 64-bit version.
XPace requires at least Windows XP or an Intel-based Mac and a Java runtime environment from 1.6 upwards.
The exact system requirements can be found here: XPace 3.2 system requirements.
XPace licenses are either workstation licenses or floating licenses.
Workstation licenses are bound to the workstation or PC on which XPace is installed.
The floating license model distributes licenses from a license server. XPace can be installed on any number of workstations. When the program is started, a license is used, if available. At the end of the program, the license is returned to the server-side license pool.
None. XPace does not require any database system to be installed. The XPace database uses XML as the data format; no special installations, libraries or drivers are required.
XPace can import data from and export it to any database. XPace uses the usual ODBC and JDBC database interfaces. After the import, the database source is no longer required. The import of data from databases is optional, data can also be imported from other sources (CSV text files, Excel).
The (optional) Enterprise Server can be based on SQL databases. The default configuration of the Enterprise Server uses MySQL.
XPace supports standards and open formats for all data interfaces:
- for the connection to existing database systems, merchandise management systems and ERP systems and the transfer of product and product carrier data: Excel, CSV text files, XML, ODBC and JDBC database drivers
- for 3D geometries of products and product carriers: XML, X3D, OBJ and VRML/WRL
- for all objects of the data basis: XML
- for imports, exports, and reports: XML, XSLT, XSL-FO, HTML, PDF, and Excel
- for images: JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIFF and BMP
Images and 3D models
For 3D product and fixel representations, XPace supports these formats:
- OBJ (Wavefront OBJ)
- VRML and WRL
Many 3D modelling tools can create and export these formats, e.g. Blender, Cinema4D and many CAD systems.
XPace models and planograms can be exported in
XPace supports images in the formats
Certain format variants should be avoided: XPace does not support CMYK JPEGs.
Reporting and Exports
XPace can generate reports in HTML, PDF and Excel formats. XPace exports data in XML and CSV formats as well as UN/Edifact formats. XPace enables feeding info terminals and mobile apps provided by retailers.
XPace manuals, working documents and documentation support users in their daily work.
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Articles, Papers and Brochures
Demo and Test Installations
Please contact us for presentations, demos, tests and further information about our products.
Drivers and Libraries
Currently no tool downloads available.
We offer comprehensive customer support for our products.
We support you with introductory and further training courses so that you can quickly achieve useful results with our products. You can also count on us for the further use of our products: with on-site coaching, we can also accompany you in later project phases if desired.
You can find our training and seminar programme here.
Tailored to our products, we offer maintenance contracts that give you access to our hotline, current updates and access to upgrading options. Updates, extensions and information are available for you to download. This keeps your software investment up to date.
Current versions of our software are provided online, they can be loaded and installed via the Update function within the program. The updates are provided as part of a maintenance contract. Together with the maintenance contract, users receive the login data for the purchase of updates of their software.
This is how you can reach our support:
in Germany: 0800 NUMERIKON
international: +49 202 76969 52
by mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
XPace’s functionality does not meet all of your requirements? Do you need additional functions, interfaces, analyses, renderings or formats? Extension points are the answer.
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