2020 SiliconExpert Software Releases

By: SiliconExpert on January 12th, 2021

SiliconExpert team launched a record number of new products and features in 2020. We have been fortunate to partner with many industry leaders, manufacturers, and OEMs to ensure the best quality product design.


1. P5 Platform New Releases

SiliconExpert P5 Platform homepage screenshot

Home Page


With “Recent” activities card, showing last visited items and the latest SiliconExpert's blogs.

User Onboarding

New interactive self-serve walkthroughs.

User Onboard P5 Platform screenshot
BOM Manager matches P5 Platform screenshot

BOM Manager


All edits are saved as a rule to be used within the BOMs in the project.

Part Compare

Approved Manufacturer List (AML) and Approved Component List (ACL) labels now visible.

SiliconExpert P5 Platform Part Compare Screenshot
TARIC Part Detail P5 Platform Screenshot

Part Details

EU HTS [TARIC] is designed to show the various rules applying to products when imported into the EU. 

PCN Search

Users can browse through millions of PCNs and filter by type of change, manufacturer, and/or notification date.

PCN Search 2
Smart PCN P5 Platform screenshot

Smart PCN


SmartPCN format allows our users to get the PCN notifications in the standard XML format.

Parametric Search

Filter Tags, Breadcrumbs, and Advanced filters added

SiliconExpert P5 Platfrom Parametric Search screenshot
SiliconExpert P5 Platform Geo Risk screenshot

Geo Risk

Explore a part's supply chain map and potential impact among factory, wafer, and test sites.

Market Forecast

Short-term predictions of stock, price, and lead time for each component and links this data to the customer’s part number. Predictions are based on recent market trends, global news, manufacturer acquisitions, and PCNs.

SiliconExpert P5 Platform market forecast screenshot

Manufacturer Network
and Risk

View manufacturer scorecards on lead time, early PCNs, obsolescence and competition, and how these trend over time. Compare lead times with other manufacturers.

Precious Minerals Monitoring

Analyze all materials, commodities, and precious minerals used in electronic and electromechanical components to track disruptions in raw materials and precious minerals market that can have a ripple effect on component manufacturers and their consumers.

Single Sign-On

With SSO, a user only has to enter their login credentials (username and password) one time on a single page to access all your applications.


New Reporting template for Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) per Waste Framework Directive (WFD).

2. SE Connect New Releases

SiliconExpert has partnered with leading companies, such as PTC, EMA, and Zuken to embed our native software into design engineering tools such as Windchill, OrCAD, and more. By staying close to the engineers, we can now serve them directly in their design and PLM environment.

ACL integration: 

  • P5 ACL is connected to SE Connect, so inside the widget, users are able to see the link between MFR parts and their internal PNs from their ACL Data.

3. API New Releases

More features and capabilities

Refreshed API documentation and new parameters added

2020 was a busy year and we are excited to innovate and bring the best to you in 2021. If you are new to SiliconExpert, activate your 7-day free trial today!