dSPACE Release 7.4
(Released in November 2012)

Product Details

ASM 4.1

Dolly extension for ASM Trailer

  • Flexible trailer definition
  • Complete trailer support, road train simulation
  • Demo model for full- and semi-trailer

Subframe compliance in ASM Vehicle Dynamics

  • Elastokinematics of a suspension subframe on the rear axle

Independent steering

  • Independent steering behavior for left and right in all vehicle models
  • ModelDesk support

AutomationDesk 3.6

Test Builder Custom Library

  • Ready to use test framework
  • Based on Framework Builder Library
  • Highly customizable and transparent

VEOS Support1)

  • VEOS Plant Model access via HIL API
  • VEOS virtual ECU access via calibration interface


  • Enhanced drag & drop of data objects to Exec blocks
  • ControlDesk NG access read/write on platform
  • Sort data objects by type

ConfigurationDesk 4.3

Implementation Version

  • Architectural changes provide larger test systems
    • Unlimited amount of functions
    • Uniform Undo/Redo functionality
    • All parameters can be edited in table views
    • Centralized view for solving configuration conflicts
  • Support of the new SCALEXIO I/O board (DS2690 Digital I/O Board)

ControlDesk 3.7.4

  • Bugfixes and minor enhancements

Please note: ControlDesk 3.x will be delivered for the last time with dSPACE Release 2013-A.

ControlDesk 4.3

  • Camera interface and video instrument
    • Support of IDS uEye camera (USB, Ethernet)
    • Support of Microsoft DirectShow interface (e.g., USB webcams)
    • Online preview and synchronous recording playback (time cursor)
    • Option to record in separate AVI file
  • Avionics instruments
    • Altimeter
    • Artificial Horizon
    • Heading Indicator
    • Airspeed Indicator
  • Virtual ECU testing with dSPACE VEOS (offline simulation platform based on DSDAQ Offline Platform, Signal Editor for offline simulation)1)
  • Support of ASAM MDF 4.0
  • Support of Vector VN16xx bus interfaces

dSPACE FlexRay Configuration Package 3.0

  • Support of AUTOSAR System Templates (Version 3.2.2) as communication matrix
  • Support of transmission modes (as defined in AUTOSAR 3.1.4 and higher)
  • Support of send conditions (as defined in FIBEX)

ECU Interface Manager 1.2


  • Automation interface for integrating bypass services and hooks directly from MATLAB®/Simulink®
  • Deactivation of ECU functions in the original ECU application during run time (i.e., to minimize the influence of internal bypass functions on the ECU's runtime behavior)
  • Deactivation of write accesses to selected ECU variables via a switch logic
  • Option to assign a password to configuration packages

Model Compare 2.3

  • Support of the new MATLAB model file format SLX in addition to the MDL format
  • Permanent colorization of differences
  • Revised display options for Model Navigator
  • Compatibility to latest MATLAB and TargetLink versions

ModelDesk 2.6


  • Support of MATLAB 64-bit
  • Support of VEOS1)
  • Trailer support
  • Extended automation interface for variant handling of parameter sets

MotionDesk 3.1

  • Publicly available automation interface
  • Visualization of precipitation like rain or snow
  • Native 3-D fullscreen mode
  • Support of MicroAutoBox II
Real-Time Testing 2.0
  • Support of VEOS (dSPACE offline simulator)1)

RTI Bypass Blockset 2.9.1

  • Improved integration of C functions including associated A2L files in the bypass model
  • Reuse of A2L variables already existing in the ECU code within the internal bypass model
  • Support of A2L/AML version 1.6

RTI CAN Blockset 2.8.1

  • Bugfixes and minor enhancements

RTI CAN MM Blockset 2.7

  • Support of AUTOSAR System Templates (Version 3.2.2) as communication matrix

RTI FPGA Programming Blockset 2.4

  • Easier changing of FPGA frameworks
  • Faster FPGA Interface
  • Direct Verilog support for the Handcode Interface (in addition to VHDL support)
  • Support of ISE 14.1 (32-bit version)
RTI LIN MM Blockset 2.0
  • Support of AUTOSAR System Templates (Version 3.2.2) as communication matrix
  • Support of J2602

RTI RapidPro Control Unit Blockset 2.1

  • Support of any crank/cam technology with fully configurable, map-based setup of the crank/cam wheel geometry
  • Support of crank sensors with rotation detection for hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) and Start/Stop system development
  • Fast, ECU-like engine synchronization

SystemDesk 3.2 / SystemDesk 4.0

SystemDesk 3.2

Support of AUTOSAR Release 3.2, 3.1 and 3.0

V-ECU (virtual ECU) Generation

  • Generation of IoHwAbstraction, BSW Scheduler and improved ECU state manager
  • Definition of RTE intervention points for preparing V-ECUs for test scenarios
  • Generation of the V-ECU implementation
    • Process support for automatic BSW module update and configuration
    • Basis for VPU generation with SystemDesk and thus offline simulation with VEOS

V-ECU Simulation

  • Offline simulation of ECU start up scenarios with VEOS
  • Simulation of different system configurations (define if an ECU is part of the simulated system or not)
  • New stimulation scenarios
    • Manipulation of interrunnable variables and RTE status values
    • Stimulation of an ECU and a bus breakdown
    • Delaying the transmission of bus messages

SystemDesk 4.0 

Support of AUTOSAR release 4.0

Modeling AUTOSAR software and system architectures

  • Complete AUTOSAR 4.0 support
  • AUTOSAR package view
  • Specific dialogs for elements on software component level
  • Generic modeling of all elements according to the structure of the AUTOSAR meta model
  • Several validation opportunities
  • Complete tool automation

AUTOSAR Data Exchange

  • AUTOSAR file assignments
  • Import and export of the AUTOSAR system extract
  • Special roundtrip between SystemDesk and dSPACE TargetLink based on software component containers

TargetLink 3.4

  • New interface concept to improve support of component-based development and incremental code generation
  • Improved code efficiency: e.g., for structures, access functions, AUTOSAR, etc.
  • Data Dictionary diff&merge via synchronized tree views
  • Custom code patterns for arbitrary Simulink blocks
  • Incremental code generation for AUTOSAR Software Components
  • Further AUTOSAR improvements like AUTOSAR Compatibility Mode and update capability for AUTOSAR frame model generation
  • Connection to VEOS (dSPACE offline simulator)

VEOS 3.0

  • Integration and simulation of Simulink® models
  • Simulation of virtual CAN bus communication
  • Software-in-the-loop (SIL) and processor-in-the-loop (PIL) simulation
  • Offline simulation via virtual ECU technology

MATLAB® support

  • R2010b SP2
  • R2011a
  • R2011b
  • R2012a
  • R2012b

Operating system support

  • Windows 7 SP1 (32/64-bit)
  • Windows Vista SP2 (32-bit)
  • Windows XP SP3 (32-bit)


1) These new VEOS features will be released with a VEOS add-on in January 2013.

Grundlegende Informationen Weiterführende Informationen

Newsletter abonnieren

Abonnieren Sie unsere Newsletter, oder verwalten oder löschen Sie Ihre Abonnements