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IHS CAPS Universe XML Web Services API

Power your current systems and workflows with integrated component data

Improved decisions and proactive parts management, through the power of integrated content

The CAPS Universe XML Web Services API is an easy-to-use toolkit that allows you to integrate detailed IHS parts information with your internal data, systems and workflows. When integrated, CAPS XML enables users to access the component data they require from within the business applications they use on a daily basis – commercial or custom PLM, PDM, ERP and other enterprise systems. With CAPS Universe XML Web Services, you can:

  • Get products to market faster
  • Comply with regulations and export controls
  • Reduce costs
  • Find suitable components quickly
  • Leverage trusted suppliers
  • Manage product change and end of life notifications
  • Find part crosses, fit-form-function replacements and equivalent parts
  • Use the included XML test interface to speed your development efforts

XML API Integration

Integrate CAPS Universe XML Web Services With:So You Can:
Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Systems
  • Load and maintain technical and life cycle part information in your PLM system
  • Monitor your approved parts and automatically update PLM systems/workflows with updated part obsolescence, compliance, datasheets and other technical information
  • Search and find alternative parts for obsolete or constrained supply parts
  • Access detailed parametric part content, datasheets and documents
  • Support NPI (new part introduction) processes in your PLM system
Environmental Compliance Management Systems
  • Load and maintain environmental and regulatory part information in your compliance system
  • Monitor your approved parts and update Environmental Compliance systems/ workflows with updated compliance information including RoHS/REACH, FMD (full material disclosure), Conflict Minerals declarations and certificates of compliance
  • Support Conflict Minerals reporting requirements with EICC-GeSI-ready XML
Electronic Design Automation (EDA) Systems
  • Load and maintain technical and life cycle part information in your EDA systems
  • Enable part search and research
  • Support part selection based on technical part information
  • Leverage parametric content such as pin counts and package dimensions
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Systems
  • Load and maintain technical and life cycle part information in your ERP system
  • Monitor your approved parts and update ERP systems/workflows with updated part obsolescence and high-level compliance information
  • Support NPI (new part introduction) process in your ERP system
Parametric Search Tools
  • Integrate component parametric data into your bespoke search tools

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