Customer Quotes

That's what our customers say!

Statements and opinions about dSPACE, its products and services.

  • Mauro Gargiulo, Tetra Pak

    “dSPACE’s comprehensive know-how and product portfolio are the ideal foundation for building a simulation environment for Tetra Pak beverage filling machines.”

    Mauro Gargiulo, Tetra Pak

    Prof. Hui Chen, Tongji University

    “With MicroAutoBox, we can experience new driver assistance functions in the test vehicle immediately.“

    Prof. Hui Chen, Tongji University

    Tetsuya Nozawa, JTEKT

    “We rely on the dSPACE DS5203 FPGA board and the XSG Electric Components library for the electric motor simulation of our steering systems. The achieved performance and simulation quality are best suited for our applications.”

    Tetsuya Nozawa, JTEKT

    Dr. Hyoung-Sik Choi, Korea Aerospace Research Institute

    “With the test station based on the dSPACE Simulator, we can test all the functions of the flight control system without the aircraft having to leave the ground.”

    Dr. Hyoung-Sik Choi, Korea Aerospace Research Institute

    David Cook, Moog

    “Moog is using dSPACE systems in a wide range of applications, from control electronics for traditional hydraulic actuators to real-time simulators for qualifying safety-critical flight software.”

    David Cook, Moog

    Keisuke Yayoi, Mazda

    “SKYACTIV-G posed enormous challenges regarding development time. Products and services from dSPACE supported the model-based development, which enabled us to overcome the hurdles.”

    Keisuke Yayoi, Mazda

    Arnaud Dupuy, Thales Alenia Space

    “The evaluation of several code generators showed that TargetLink from dSPACE is the best match for our requirements.”

    Arnaud Dupuy, Thales Alenia Space

    Stéphane Fourmy, VALEO Power Electrical System

    “The openness and flexibility of the dSPACE E-drives solutions were ideal for the punctual completion of our mild hybrid project.”

    Stéphane Fourmy, VALEO Power Electrical System

    Paul Touchette, Manitowoc Food Services

    "The dSPACE tool chain enabled us to implement our strategic visions for electronic control systems by using model-based development and hardwarein-the-loop simulation.”

    Paul Touchette, Manitowoc Food Services

  • Ville Viitasalo, Valtra Oy

    "Using the dSPACE HIL simulator meant that we had the freedom to consider all the possible variants."

    Ville Viitasalo, Valtra Oy

    Ian Suckow, EvoBus

    "By using hardware-in-the-loop simulation early in the development process, we are able to establish and validate the ECUs’ maturity at an early stage."

    Ian Suckow, EvoBus

    René Schüler, Volkswagen

    "The Automotive Simulation Models (ASM) from dSPACE guarantee solid, reliable simulation of the Touareg Hybrid’s electrical components."

    René Schüler, Volkswagen

    Georg Grassl, Continental

    "Using model-based development and automatic code generation led to an exceptionally high number of software deliveries precisely on schedule."

    Georg Grassl, Continental

    Alessandro Palma, Magneti Marelli

    "SystemDesk‘s automation feature not only speeds up processes, it also ensures data integrity."

    Alessandro Palma, Magneti Marelli

    Dr. Mark Barton, California Institute of Technology

    "The dSPACE equipment met our requirements and enabled us to complete the work successfully in the time and budget we had allocated."

    Dr. Mark Barton, California Institute of Technology

    Mr. Takaki, Hitachi

    "I‘ve been using dSPACE products for seven years, and haven‘t encountered any problems with them."

    Mr. Takaki, Hitachi

    Mathias Bako, Automotive Lighting

    "The dSPACE hardware is exactly right for our purposes and was integrated very successfully into our test environment."

    Mathias Bako, Automotive Lighting

    Heiko Däschner, STIHL

    "With TargetLink, we were able to perform fast iterations and try out changes in the model directly on the target."

    Heiko Däschner, STIHL

  • Dr. Torquil Ross-Martin, ATS

    "Reliability and flexibility were our main concerns in choosing the onboard control units for ULTra PRT, and the MicroAutoBox gives us both."

    Dr. Torquil Ross-Martin, ATS

    David Vergossen, Audi Electronics Venture

    "The MicroAutoBox does exactly what is expected of a prototyping system. You just load new controller software and immediately try it out in the vehicle."

    David Vergossen, Audi Electronics Venture

    Giovanni Cuciniello, CIRA

    "We were able to test the onboard computer’s functions comprehensively before the flight with the aid of the dSPACE system."

    Giovanni Cuciniello, CIRA

    Arun B. Komawar, ARAI

    "Because the dSPACE systems were easy to use and very convenient, we were able to concentrate completely on developing the control algorithms."

    Arun B. Komawar, ARAI

    Ed Hagger, Astrium, Secure Satcom Systems

    "dSPACE equipment and technical assistance enabled us to increase customer confidence early in the project."

    Ed Hagger, Astrium, Secure Satcom Systems

    Xiangdong Che, China Northern Railway

    "A further advantage of a dSPACE simulator in locomotives is that we could utilize it in the very early stage of development, not only in the integration test."

    Xiangdong Che, China Northern Railway

    Noboru Yabe, Yamaha Motor

    "By using dSPACE Simulators in the development of engines and control systems, we have noticed a significant improvement in development precision and efficiency."

    Noboru Yabe, Yamaha Motor

    Dr. Gordon Strickert, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

    "Two factors contribute to the successful development of unmanned aerial vehicles, but they are seldom mentioned and always underestimated: the safety pilot and the dSPACE system for hardware-related simulation. Both of them considerably reduce the ‘drop height’ of test flights."

    Dr. Gordon Strickert, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

    Per Olsson, Volvo 3P

    "Without this HIL simulator, it would not have been possible to get the necessary test and verification coverage so quickly."

    Per Olsson, Volvo 3P

  • Katsuhiko Douhata, Suzuki Motor

    "The biggest result of installing the dSPACE virtual vehicle simulator was that it enabled us to easily perform important tests that we couldn’t even run before."

    Katsuhiko Douhata, Suzuki Motor

    Florian Frischmuth, Ford

    "Our ability to automate and execute testing 24/7 has been a key contributor to the success and expansion of our HIL testing activity."

    Florian Frischmuth, Ford

    Christian Tillmann, Airbus

    “We’re glad we used dSPACE in conjunction with MATLAB/Simulink. They give us the testing flexibility we need and enable us to adapt to new test scenarios in a minimum of time.”

    Christian Tillmann, Airbus

    Sebastian Liebig, Liebherr-Elektronik

    "With the dSPACE prototyping system, we were able to develop a fully functioning active mains filter for aircraft in just a few months."

    Sebastian Liebig, Liebherr-Elektronik

    Satoshi Komori, Mazda

    "By using dSPACE systems right from the design phase for controller algorithms, we were able to use the same test scenarios throughout the whole development process."

    Satoshi Komori, Mazda

    Dr. Heiko Zatocil, Siemens

    "The TargetLink reference workflow, approved by TÜV SÜD, made it easier for us to set up an ISO 26262-compliant, model-based development process based on dSPACE TargetLink."

    Dr. Heiko Zatocil, Siemens

    Fredrik Jalde, Maquet Critical Care

    “With the dSPACE system, we easily set up a prototype to accelerate the development process.”

    Fredrik Jalde, Maquet Critical Care

    Dr. Albrecht Eiber, Universität Stuttgart

    “The modular setup of the dSPACE system and its high flexibility allow us to match the measurement environment quickly and optimally to any kind of issues in the field of biomechanics.“

    Dr. Albrecht Eiber, Universität Stuttgart

    Matt Polley, MPC Product Corporation

    "The dSPACE tools were used to fine-tune the control design and generate a control methodology for simulating the aerodynamic and gravitational loads that the cavity door drive system of NASA’s SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy) program will encounter during actual operation at 40,000 feet.”

    Matt Polley, MPC Product Corporation

  • Dan Sterling, SterlingTech

    "I would definitely recommend dSPACE products for use in performing clinical studies - especially those involving a lot of variability in parameters and rapid algorithm changes."

    Dan Sterling, SterlingTech

    Andreas Alaoui, Nord-Micro

    "TargetLink effortlessly fulfills the rigorous requirements for model-based development issued by European and American aviation authorities."

    Andreas Alaoui, Nord-Micro

    Nicolas Huttin, Hispano-Suiza

    "Because of its good flexibility and reactivity, the dSPACE prototyping system performed very well in the development of the first fully electric thrust reverser for commercial aircraft."

    Nicolas Huttin, Hispano-Suiza

    Steffen Braune, IAI

    “The seemingly unlimited computing power of the DS1103 allows us to process even complex control algorithms at a high sampling rate in real time.“

    Steffen Braune, IAI

    Andreas Pottharst, Ferrocontrol Steuerungssysteme

    “With the dSPACE HIL test bench, we ensure that E-Darc drive controller complies with strict quality guidelines, for example withregard to safety technology.“

    Andreas Pottharst, Ferrocontrol Steuerungssysteme

    Dr. Harald Wertz, LTi DRiVES

    “The HIL simulation technology provided by dSPACE is an important aid to quality assurance and development cost reduction at LTi.”

    Dr. Harald Wertz, LTi DRiVES

    Mark Zimmermann, DEUTZ

    “With its flexible, fast configuration, the ASM Diesel Engine Model enables us to cover all our engine variants with a single model, and to switch back and forth between the variants very fast.”

    Mark Zimmermann, DEUTZ

    Nico Zimmert, Universität Stuttgart

    "With the dSPACE prototyping system, we can develop and test the active damping control quickly."

    Nico Zimmert, Universität Stuttgart

    Dr. Mats Andersson, Volvo Technology

    “We autocode almost 100% of the application layer of our Climate Control Module with TargetLink.”

    Dr. Mats Andersson, Volvo Technology

  • Andreas Alaoui, Nord-Micro

    "Using TargetLink, we have successfully carried out several software developments according to DO-178B that were certified for safety level A."

    Andreas Alaoui, Nord-Micro

    Florian Büttner, BMW

    "Using TargetLink, we were able to generate production-ready code for the system-independent function model of our distributed controller that meets the high requirements of the BMW Group."

    Florian Büttner, BMW

    Dr. Achim Schönhoff, EADS Military Air Systems

    "TargetLink was exactly the right tool for implementing the short development cycles needed for the highly dynamic project for our UAV demonstrator Barracuda."

    Dr. Achim Schönhoff, EADS Military Air Systems

    Andreas Rieckmann, Continental

    "By integrating our own models in the Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Package, the simulation environment was adapted to our requirements for a closed control loop. Moreover, the transparent and intuitive dSPACE tool chain allows modifications to various vehicle models and driving maneuvers to be made quickly."

    Andreas Rieckmann, Continental

    Rudolf P. Wilczek, ThyssenKrupp

    "dSPACE support is simply SUPER!"

    Rudolf P. Wilczek, ThyssenKrupp

    Stephen Steffes, DLR (German Aerospace Center)

    "The dSPACE system lets us simulate the entire mission on the ground and test every detail of our navigation system."

    Stephen Steffes, DLR (German Aerospace Center)

    Dr. Dirk Lichtenthäler, Volkswagen

    "The project was highly dynamic, as the vehicle (Bugatti) had to be developed according to an extremely tight schedule. This necessitated a variety of modifications to the specifications, which the dSPACE project engineers at Paderborn incorporated and implemented quickly during the engineering phase. The Simulator went into action as soon as it reached us. HIL-based laboratory testing with dSPACE Simulator has proven a great success."

    Dr. Dirk Lichtenthäler, Volkswagen

    Jochen Diehm, Dr. Stefan Günther, Conti Temic

    "Alongside other standard tools, dSPACE’s TargetLink plays a major role in our development process. It not only performs production code generation, it also allows efficient verification, by simulation, of the model-based functions that have been developed."

    Jochen Diehm, Dr. Stefan Günther, Conti Temic

    Ega Tschiskale, TRW

    "TargetLink was the right choice."

    Ega Tschiskale, TRW

  • Luca Remolif, Fiat

    "The simulation results of the ASM Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Package matched the measured vehicle dynamics very closely. We are convinced that the model is of high quality."

    Luca Remolif, Fiat

    Hongfei Ni, Dongfeng

    “TargetLink greatly improved the efficiency and quality of the control software for our automated mechanical transmission.”

    Hongfei Ni, Dongfeng

    Lars Bensch, Airbus

    “The dSPACE development environment was an indispensable tool for carrying out the flight tests.”

    Lars Bensch, Airbus

    Markus Ritzer, Audi

    “Our dSPACE Simulator for testing infotainment networks fulfills our requirements outstandingly: We achieve considerable time savings in both configuring and testing compared with previous processes.”

    Markus Ritzer, Audi

    Lev Vitkin, Delphi Electronics & Safety

    “Using TargetLink, code was generated and tested in just a fraction of the time that is typically required for hand-code implementation of the same algorithm.”

    Lev Vitkin, Delphi Electronics & Safety

    Dieter Roth, Eurocopter

    “If I had to give school grades, I would say the dSPACE development environment is the top of the class.”

    Dieter Roth, Eurocopter

    Dr. Alexander Bulach, Kässbohrer

    “Using dSPACE tools, development was 50% faster than with conventional methods.”

    Dr. Alexander Bulach, Kässbohrer

    Tsuyoshi Kamiya, Yamaha Motor

    “The MicroAutoBox means that the control algorithms can be implemented smoothly and executed in real time. dSPACE prototyping systems have a good reputation in all modelbased development activities at Yamaha.”

    Tsuyoshi Kamiya, Yamaha Motor

    Kunihiro Sakai, Mitsubishi Motors

    “The new virtual vehicle based on dSPACE network simulators enables us to test all the ECU functions, including diagnostic functions, reliably and systematically with a single test system.”

    Kunihiro Sakai, Mitsubishi Motors