dSPACE Release 7.2

The main innovations in dSPACE Release 7.2 are outlined below:

Product Details

ASM 3.1

  • Low-pressure exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and twin turbocharger model
    • New cooler model for combustion engines
    • Soft ECU for adaptive cruise control (ACC) functionality in traffic simulations
    • Ancillary spring suspension included in vehicle dynamics simulation

AutomationDesk 3.4

  • Diagnostics and failure simulation in ControlDesk Next Generation Access library
  • HIL API .NET Implementation of ModelAccess port
  • HIL API .NET Implementation of ElectricalErrorSimulation port for SCALEXIO
  • New demos: RTT (Real-Time Testing) observers  
  • COM API enhancements:
    • Importing/exporting Custom Libraries in XML format
    • Importing/exporting Custom Libraries in native format (ZIP)

ConfigurationDesk 4.1

  • Configuration Version:
    • Bugfixes and minor enhancements
  • Implementation Version:
    • Bugfixes and minor enhancements
    • Usability improvements:
      • Filter options in table windows and topologies
      • Automatic block sorting in working views to reduce cross-connections
    • New I/O functionalities:
      • SENT In/Out functions (with SAE J2716 SENT2010 protocol)
      • More function blocks support different channel types (HighFlex or MultiCompact channels)
      • Custom I/O function for Ethernet

ControlDesk 3.7.2

  • Bugfixes and minor enhancements

ControlDesk 4.2
(ControlDesk Next Generation)


  • Operator version/mode
    • Using projects and experiment data that were created with the Basic Version
    • Projects and experiments protected against changes
  • Offline simulation
    • New Offline Simulator platform to access offline-simulated plant models via TRC file
    • Virtual ECUs can be accessed via ECU Interface Module (XCP on Ethernet)
  • Instrumentation
    • New instruments (Steering Controller, Multiswitch)
    • Custom value conversion in instruments
    • Leading raster in Plotter instrument
  • Project Manager
    • Groups to organize layouts in the project tree
  • Platforms and devices
    • FlexRay Bus Monitoring device for PC-based FlexRay interfaces (FIBEX-based)
    • Support of the Vector VN7600 to access a CAN or FlexRay bus
    • Displaying CAN data in instruments without measurement  
  • Measurement and recording
    • Starting online calibration and measurement individually for single platforms/devices
    • Multiple recorders
    • Default raster for dSPACE platforms
  • Bus Navigator
    • FlexRay monitoring and logging via PC bus interfaces (FIBEX-based)
    • Filtered CAN replay
    • Enhanced monitoring view with new toolbar
    • User-defined databases (UDDBs) and experimental messages for CAN (dSPACE hardware)
  • ECU diagnostics
    • Support of ASAM MCD-3D v2.0.2 (COMPARAMs according to PDU API Ver. 2.2, ISO 22900-2)
    • Several improvements (diagnostics instrument, automation interface, diagnostics bookmarks)
  • Data Set Manager
    • Importing and migrating ControlDesk 3.x parameter files
  • Several minor enhancements

dSPACE FlexRay Configuration Package 2.6


  • Support of AUTOSAR system templates (Version 3.2.1) as a communication matrix
  • Support of sub-PDUs in the static part of the communication cycle
  • Support of membership definitions based on the controller buffer (enabling membership without enabling the entire controller)

dSPACE Internal Bypassing Service 1.0

  • ECU service code for internal bypassing
  • Small footprint in ECU RAM and flash
  • Number of service calls (bypass hooks) limited only by ECU resources
  • Supported by RTI Bypass Blockset and Internal Bypass Plug-In

ECU Interface Manager 1.0

  • Rapid integration of dSPACE bypass services directly in ECU HEX and A2L files
  • No need to modify ECU source code
  • Insertion of bypass hooks for external and internal bypassing
  • Support of Infineon TriCore-based ECUs

Model Compare 2.2 

  • 64 bit as well as 32 bit version of Model Compare
  • Undo/Redo for merge operations
  • Better visibility of highlighted model elements

      (*) limited availability outside of Europe and Asia, please inquire.

ModelDesk 2.4.1

  • New adaptive cruise control (ACC) example maneuvers to illustrate ACC features in traffic simulations
  • Lane solution for ASM Road to simulate complex traffic scenarios in multiple driving lanes

MotionDesk 2.2.1

  • Bugfixes

Real-Time Testing 1.8.1

  • New replay mode for data streaming
  • Bugfixes   

RTI Bypass Blockset 2.8

  • Support of internal bypassing with Infineon TriCore based ECUs
  • Option to integrate custom C-Code in external and internal bypass model

RTI CAN Blockset 2.7.2

  • Bugfixes and minor enhancements  

RTI CAN MM Blockset 2.5.4

  • Support of AUTOSAR system templates (Version 3.1.4) as a communication matrix

RTI LIN MM Blockset 1.8.2

  • Support of AUTOSAR system templates (Version 3.1.4) as a communication matrix

RTI RapidPro Control Unit Blockset 1.11

  • Support of new RapidPro Control Unit hardware (DS1601-12), RTI RPCU feature set remains unchanged. 

SystemDesk 3.1

  • AUTOSAR 3.0, 3.1 and 3.2
  • Support of AUTOSAR R3.2 with features like mixed scalings and extensions for connecting sender-receiver interfaces with composite data types
  • Intelligent re-import for update scenarios
  • Automating SystemDesk/TargetLink container management
  • Several usability features like diagram import/export, selected localization of elements and multiselection
  • Code coverage analysis

TargetLink 3.3

  • 64-bit as well as 32-bit version of TargetLink
  • Improved modular development:
    • More powerful function reuse mechanism
    • Enhancements for incremental code generation using subsystems and referenced models
  • Data management enhancements:
    • Support for multiple Data Dictionary workspaces
    • Data Dictionary diff & merge functionality for simplified engineering round trips
  • AUTOSAR improvements:
    • AUTOSAR 4.0 support based on a TargetLink 3.3 patch
    • Support for AUTOSAR 3.2
    • Improvement of SWC container exchange with SystemDesk
    • General AUTOSAR-related extensions like Mode Support, etc
  • Additional modeling, testing and other enhancements:
    • Single-task multirate modeling
    • M-API for the TargetLink data server to access simulation data
    • Code optimization using lifetime analysis
    • Enhanced usability for TargetLink Block dialogs and the Data Dictionary Manager

MATLAB® support

  • R2009a
  • R2009b SP1
  • R2010a
  • R2010b SP1
  • R2011a
  • R2011b

Operating system support

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


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