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ADAS and Autonomous Driving Developing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving functions ASAM XIL API dSPACE supports the ASAM XIL API standard in many of its products. Use Case: Restbus Simulation dSPACE provides comprehensive tool support for restbus simulation Use Case: Closed-Loop HIL Testing of Camera Systems Closed-Loop HIL System for Testing Camera-Based Systems by Inserting Data into the Image Sensor Output Power Electronics and Electric Drive Technology dSPACE products offer comprehensive support for electric motor and power electronics applications Use Case: Emulating Battery Cell Voltages dSPACE HIL systems support testing battery management systems AUTOSAR Technology dSPACE supports the development of ECU software according to the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform and the AUTOSAR Classic Platform. Use Case: Closed-Loop Radar Test Bench Closed-Loop HIL Test Bench for Over-the-Air Radar-in-the-Loop Simulation Use Case: Open-Loop HIL System for Testing Image Processing ECUs Open-Loop HIL System for Testing Image Processing ECUs Functional Mock-Up Interface dSPACE supports the open FMI standard for easy integration of simulation models from various sources Use Case: Simulating Multiple Scenarios for Autonomous Driving Simulate a large number of scenarios for autonomous driving Use Case: Closed-Loop HIL Testing of Multisensor Systems Closed-Loop HIL Testing of Multisensor Systems Offers for Universities Real-time development systems with powerful simulation hardware and comprehensive software tools. MicroLabBox – Exciting New Options for Universities As the Academic Sales Representative for North America at dSPACE, Inc. I am empathetic to the same series of issues from my customers who are seeking the best products on a limited budget: price, functionality and endurance. Mission Autonomous Electromobility Success Story: Rapid-Control-Prototyping-System MicroAutoBox in Action for Autonomous Electromobility Use Case: Rapid Control Prototyping dSPACE offers a comprehensive tool chain for bus simulation in rapid control prototyping applications Use Case: HIL Tests for Onboard Chargers Testing onboard chargers for electric vehicles and their behavior when connected to different simulated charging stations ISO 26262 dSPACE supports the ISO-26262-compliant development process with its tool chain and consulting services. Automotive Industry dSPACE systems are being used successfully at international automotive customers for developing and testing embedded electronics. Electromobility dSPACE offers complete solutions for developing and testing ECUs for electromobility applications. Vehicle Tests Perfected To accelerate software development, Ford is using Hardware-in-the-Loop (HIL) simulation from dSPACE to optimally supplement vehicle tests. Use Case: Virtual Bus Simulation Test bus communication without any real hardware Use Case: Data Recording During Real Test Drives Time-Correlated Data Recording During Real Test Drives Testing Electric Drive Functions dSPACE HIL systems enable realistic, real-time simulation of a wide range of electric drives Use Case: HIL Release Tests for Camera and Radar Release tests for camera- and radar-based applications using closed-loop HIL system Use Case: AUTOSAR V-ECU Generation Generate AUTOSAR-compliant virtual ECUs Use Case: Virtual ECU Testing dSPACE provides a seamless tool chain for virtual ECU testing at an early development stage Use Case: Modeling AUTOSAR Systems Model AUTOSAR-based system architectures Aerospace Industry dSPACE products are used in a wide range of aerospace application fields, such as engine control development and tests on control devices. Bus Simulation dSPACE offers a comprehensive tool chain for bus simulation in virtual validation, rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop applications. Use Case: Power HIL Simulation Electronic loads for up to 800 V for simulation of electric motors Use Case: Power Supply Systems dSPACE HIL systems for testing smart grids and distributed power generation Put a Label on It The tech company Bosch shows how to efficiently train neural networks with annotated sensor data fromunderstand.ai. Use Case: ECU Testing dSPACE provides a comprehensive tool chain for testing ECUs communicating with each other in a network Use Case: Testing Engine ECUs Simulate an ECU’s environment and insert specific faults for testing purposes Hyundai MOBIS: VIL Testing Hyundai MOBIS is using the vehicle-in-the-loop (VIL) testing method, to efficiently validate advanced driver assistance systems with synchronous virtual and real test drives. Use Case: Closed-Loop HIL Testing of Predictive Driving Functions Closed-Loop HIL Testing of GNSS-Based Predictive Driving Functions ISO/PAS 21448 SOTIF dSPACE offers a consultancy service to define measures that comply with SOTIF and implement them into processes, methodologies, tooling, and verification and validation criteria. Use Case: Controller Tests for Electric Motors dSPACE HIL systems support controller tests for electric motors at signal level Use Case: Developing Engine Controls New control strategies for saving fuel and reducing emissions Use Case: Simulating Brushless DC Motors Include a current and a voltage emulation in HIL tests Use Case: Battery Management Algorithms dSPACE RCP systems support developing and validating battery management systems Use Case: Developing Electric Motor Control Strategies Developing electric motor control strategies with dSPACE prototyping systems. Use Case: High-Performance Steering Test Bench For applications with maximum dynamics and precision Use Case: Cluster Simulation Cluster simulation with dSPACE VEOS enables highly automated test drives on your PC Use Case: ECU Testing, Analysis, and Monitoring dSPACE provides the ControlDesk software for analyzing and monitoring ECU signals during testing Use Case: Closed-Loop HIL Testing of V2X Applications Closed-Loop HIL Testing of V2X-Based Applications Use Case: Code for Battery Management Systems Automatic code generation for safety-critical applications with TargetLink Use Case: Testing AEB According to Euro NCAP Testing Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) functions according to Euro NCAP Step-Steer Maneuver This video shows the superimposed representation of the vehicle behavior of two different chassis configurations in a step-steer maneuver simulated by the ASM tool suite Use Case: Virtual Test Bench Use VEOS as a virtual test bench that is constantly available on your PC IUPUI: Speed Is Key to Safety Developing algorithms for autonomous driving that respond promptly and precisely to the perceived environment XIL API: One for All ASAM XIL API decouples tests of all test stages from the test platform Use Case: Typical Setup of Prototyping Functions for ADAS and Automated Driving Typical Setup of Prototyping Functions for ADAS and Automated Driving Use Case: Simulation of airbag ECU How to perform realistic HIL tests for airbag ECUs Electric Power Industry dSPACE products offer comprehensive support for developing power industry applications. Medical Engineering Control development for medical applications Use Case: Testing Functions for Highly Automated Driving on PC Clusters Testing Functions for Highly Automated Driving on PC Clusters Use Case: Function Validation with V-ECUs VEOS lets you test function interactions on your own PC Rimac Automobili: Concept_One Insights into the drive concepts of a purely electric supercar Use Case: Testing ECUs and ECU Networks Test either a single ECU or multiple networked ECUs together, including restbus simulation Use Case: Electric Power Steering (EPS) Develop and test power steering control functions Use Case: Testing Power ECUs dSPACE HIL systems enable powerful tests for DC/DC converters Use Case: Automated Driving Functions Developing perception, fusion and application algorithms with the help of dSPACE tools NSK: Highly Efficient Wheel Hub Motor NSK is developing a compact wheel hub motor with an integrated transmission mechanism Use Case: Prototyping Electronic Horizon Applications The ADASIS v3 Horizon Reconstructor (HR) Blockset provides access from a Simulink model to electronic horizon data, which is transmitted via the ADASIS v3 Protocol Use Case: Developing V2X Applications Based on Wireless ad hoc Communication Developing V2X Applications Based on Wireless ad hoc Communication Use Case: Sensor Simulation SIL Sensor Simulation supports entirely software-based testing by means of the SIL method. ZF: AI-in-the-Loop Presenting a new test system for validating an autonomous, AI-based vehicle using realistic sensor simulation Use Case: Intelligent Charging Systems dSPACE VEOS enables PC-bases simulation of controller functions for charging systems Code Generation for Electric Drive dSPACE TargetLink generates highly efficient C code and allows for early verification BMW: Virtual Validation in Practice Functional SIL stations at BMW WABCO: Smart Software, Smart Trucks Efficient processes and methods for developing safety-critical driver assistance systems Use Case: Testing Automated Driving in Urban Areas and on Highways Testing Automated Driving in Urban Areas and on Highways Use Case: Validating AUTOSAR Architectures Validate AUTOSAR architectures manually or automatically Commercial & Off-Highway Vehicles Embedded software development for commercial vehicles such as trucks, buses, and off-highway vehicles Use Case: Testing FlexRay ECUs Test either a single ECU or multiple networked ECUs, including realistic bus communication Use Case: Rotary Steering Test Bench Test steering systems with rotary steering support on the steering column Use Case: Preparing HIL Tests VEOS lets you develop and test virtual ECUs on your own PC Use Case: Testing ECUs with Optical Displays Link camera-based real-time image recognition with HIL simulation technology Use Case: Prototyping on Embedded Platforms Prototyping Functions for Automated Driving on Embedded Platforms Use Case: TargetLink and SystemDesk Fast and reliable Classic AUTOSAR roundtrips with minimum user intervention Use Case: Validating Controller Algorithms dSPACE RCP systems provide flexible solutions for validating controller algorithms Use Case: Mechatronic Steering Systems Build a HIL test system for steering systems offering a realistic driving feel Use Case: Environment Simulation Perform realistic environment simulations for testing driver assistance systems Schlumberger: Intelligent Drilling Simulating extreme environmental conditions for control units Use Case: High Performance Sensor Data Processing The MicroAutoBox Embedded SPU allows high performance sensor data processing of various environment sensors such as camera or lidar, GNSS positioning and wireless communication. ZF TRW: Putting Steering Systems to the Test Real-time testing at ZF TRW Steering Development Use Case: Testing Electric Motor ECUs Achieve high sampling rates to handle highly dynamic behavior Use Case: Electric Power Level Simulation Test ECUs without accessing their signals at signal level Use Case: Image Anonymization Artificial-intelligence-assisted one-stop-solution for data-driven development of autonomous vehicles Michigan Technological University / GM: Efficient Platooning Cooperative and predictive control strategies boost energy efficiency in automated vehicles Daimler: Powertrain Tests at the Push of a Button Automatically creating test environments for different HIL test systems Jaguar Land Rover: Virtual Revolution Jaguar Land Rover’s motto is to create “experiences customers love, for life”. Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences – Three-Phase Synchronous Motors The Electrical Drive Technology laboratory of the Rosenheim University of Applied Sciences used a dSPACE MicroLabBox to implement the control for a permanently excited three-phase synchronous motor via an EnDat 2.2 interface. Use Case: AUTOSAR Migration Migrate your AUTOSAR projects from AUTOSAR 3 to AUTOSAR 4 Use Case: HIL Tests for Electric Trains Test controllers for grid interfaces, electric drives, and power electronics with dSPACE systems Use Case: Developing Converter Controllers dSPACE RCP systems for developing control strategies for hybrid or fully electric powertrains Use Case: Virtual Test Drives VEOS lets you test driver assistance functions on your own PC Academia dSPACE offers universities and research institutes flexible systems with all the options needed for the model-based development of mechatronic controls. Use Case: Virtual Diagnostics The dSPACE tool chain offers a solution for testing the diagnostic functionality of the application software at an early stage. Use Case: Evaluating Mechatronic Systems dSPACE provides test benches for evaluating complex systems in real time Use Case: Simple Bus Communication Tests dSPACE provides comprehensive tool support for testing bus communication Use Case: Integrated Sensors and Actuators Provide the physical signals to stimulate an ECU's sensors and actuators Use Case: Continuous Integration Processes already established in software development, such as agile development with continuous integration and testing, are making their way into ECU software development. This calls for test management and a process automation tool, such as SYNECT. Use Case: TargetLink and VEOS Early simulation and experimenting with TargetLink code Use Case: Developing Controller Software dSPACE RCP systems support in-vehicle test systems for hybrid electric vehicles Use Case: Virtual Bus Simulation Test ECUs and their communication on a PC Honda Aircraft: First Flight in Real Time Automated avionics tests with dSPACE simulators Use Case: Testing Vehicle Dynamics ECUs Ensure high signal quality for ECUs performing plausibility checks after power-up Simulation of Electric Drive Functions dSPACE virtual validation tools allow to verify functions in an early development phase. Use Case: Virtual Suspension Test Bench Efficiently design and analyze different suspension setups Use Case: Testing ECU Networks for Hybrids Fulfill high development and test requirements to ensure reliable hybrid control functions ISO 26262 – HIL-Testing dSPACE offers comprehensive advice and support for setting up a HIL test system according to ISO 26262 requirements. Use Case: Sensor Simulation HIL Sensor Simulation offers the option to test real sensors in combination with ADAS/AD control units in a closed loop. TU Wien / Siemens Pantographs The video shows how, thanks to the methods developed by TU Wien, realistic high-speed train drives can be emulated on the pantograph test bench from Siemens. Use Case: Test Bench with Environment Simulation EPS test bench for release tests and development-phase tests under extreme conditions ISO 26262 – Webinar Recording Learn more about ISO 26262 support in the dSPACE tool chain. Use Case: Virtual ECUs Without AUTOSAR VEOS lets you use virtual ECUs to test C-code-based function modules Use Case: Euro NCAP Crash Tests Perform Euro NCAP tests early in the ECU development phase using the dSPACE tool chain Siemens: 1000 MW in the Test Lab Simulating steam turbines for electricity generation Volkswagen: Naturally Virtual Efficient validation of virtual ECUs using software-in-the-loop tests Porsche: A Test of Character for Steering Systems Developing and fine-tuning electric steering systems with mechatronic HIL tests Use Case: Compact Steering Test Bench Test the entire steering mechanics using real forces and torques Use Case: Homologation dSPACE Consulting supports customer projects for the approval of automotive E/E systems by means of simulation and virtual testing. Aired Scenarios Aired Scenarios Hitachi Automotive Systems: 3-D Car Spotting Generating stereo images for autonomous test drives with a stereo camera as the observer Multi-agent DIL Simulation The University of Texas at Austin has installed a fully integrated high-fidelity driving simulator, including a dSPACE SCALEXIO system, to facilitate ground-breaking academic research into autonomous driving systems. FAW: Excellence as a Standard AUTOSAR-based development for the electric and hybrid drives of the future Development of Electric Drive Functions dSPACE RCP systems enable optimizing and testing new control strategies in a real environment Use Case: White-Box Testing How to access the ECU in real-time for White-Box Testing with dSPACE SCALEXIO University of Stuttgart: Hybrid Propulsion System for the e-Genius plane The electric plane “e-Genius” developed and built by the University of Stuttgart will be equipped with a highly efficient hybrid drive as part of a new research project Use Case: Prototyping Medical Microsystems Optimized control strategies Use Case: Chassis Control Development New control strategies for higher driving safety, comfort, and agility Use Case: Small Steering Test Bench Integrate a ''miniature'' test bench in even the smallest of spaces Mechanical test Mechanical test benches round off dSPACE’s test system portfolio Use Case: Defining Traffic Scenarios Define complex traffic scenarios to analyze and test ADAS algorithms on electronic control units Use Case: Traffic Sign Recognition Test ADAS functions which rely on road-based object information PSA: AUTOSAR Implemented To optimize cooperation with the electronic control unit suppliers, PSA decided to make the development process for drivetrain ECUs AUTOSAR-compliant. All ears The ability to communicate is an elementary part of our lives. And without good hearing, communication becomes difficult if not impossible. This is why researchers continue to work on optimizing prostheses that improve hearing. Satellite Test Systems: Going Into Orbit dSPACE pushes ahead with satellite test system Hyundai MOBIS: Augmented Reality Vehicle-in-the-loop (VIL): Validating driver assistance systems with synchronous virtual and real test drives Navigating Rural Areas Through the Eyes of Autonomous Sensors The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Team is working on solving autonomy-related perception and navigation issues. MicroAutoBox prototyping units are used as the interface between the autonomy software and the vehicle’s control systems. Use Case: Multilevel Converter dSPACE RCP system enable the development and validation of controller functions for multilevel converter. Use Case: Prototyping Complex Functions for Automated Driving in Real Traffic Prototyping of complex automated driving functions in real traffic using the MicroAutoBox and the MicroAutoBox Embedded SPU. Use Case: Battery Management Develop and test battery management functions ARAI: Systematic Vehicle Safety On behalf of the Indian automotive industry and the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, ARAI is producing a concept for high-performance safety systems, together with a sample process for the model-based development of such systems. Automotive Ethernet Support dSPACE has added two boards with interfaces for automotive Ethernet at 100 Mbit/s and 1000 Mbit/s to its Ethernet solution portfolio. SCALEXIO LabBox (8-slot) Addition to the SCALEXIO LabBox Family of Enclosures Tula Technology: Faster Engine Validation Completing validation and verification activities in half the time with virtual validation Use Case: On-Target Bypassing with TargetLink Combining function development and production development Use Case: Thermal Monitoring of Batteries Monitor the thermal behavior of lithium-ion battery packs CLAAS – Centralized Test Management At the 8th dSPACE User Conference (November 15-16, 2016), CLAAS Selbstfahrende Erntemaschinen GmbH talked about its test process and the introduction of SYNECT as a central test management tool. IAI: Chain-Free Cycling Serial hybrid drive for bicycles Airbus: HOMER Take-off: A review Multifunctional prototype for future space vehicles SCANIA: A Moving Variety Scania has a nearly endless selection of vehicle types and modular vehicle confi gurations. And the generic electronic control unit (ECU) system has just as many variants. In a new test lab, Scania shows how this system can be validated with reliability. AVL Raptor: Hungry for Engines AVL Raptor provides the customers of the entire AVL group with a quick, flexible way of creating and testing the control of complex engine configurations for demonstration and calibration purposes. China Northern Railway: China on the Fast Track Chinese railway equipment manufacturer uses dSPACE HIL to speed up their Traction Control Unit (TCU) development Michigan Technological University: Efficient Platooning Watch how cooperative and predictive control strategies boost energy efficiency in automated vehicles. University of Augsburg: Flexible Cable Robot The University of Augsburg is developing the Modular Cable Robot (MoCaRo). The motors for moving the robot are controlled via the EtherCAT interface of a dSPACE SCALEXIO system. Use Case: Requirements-based Testing Full Traceability from the Requirements to the Test Results with SYNECT Use Case: Robotic Motion Controllers dSPACE RCP systems make developing and validating functions for robotic motion controllers easy Use Case: Testing Controller Algorithms dSPACE offers comprehensive HIL systems for testing control algorithms of industrial drive controls Use Case: Developing Converter Functions dSPACE RCP systems for the convenient development and validation of controllers for DC/DC converters Ford: Rapid AUTOSAR Adoption AUTOSAR simulation with VEOS Use Case: Prototyping for Active Noise and Vibration Cancellation Model-based development of the control strategy Use Case: No-Load Steering Test Bench Drive a steering system in closed-loop mode for integration tests of the complete vehicle Ohio State University: Model-Based Winning Ohio State at EcoCAR 2 – Hybrid Power Takes First Place NASA: Controlling Combustion Instability Ultra-low-emission combustors being developed for aircraft gas turbine engines are more susceptible to combustion instabilities. KATECH: Virtual Mild Hybrids Imagine a combustion engine where each cylinder can be fired variably or skipped to provide the torque demanded by the driver. BMW Motorrad: Maximum Tilt Developing innovative features for vehicle dynamics at the extremes requires the right tools that do not manipulate vehicle behavior. Landing Gear Systems of the Future Researchers at the Institute for Aircraft Systems Engineering at the Technische Universität Hamburg, Germany are developing a completely new kind of actuation system for the landing gear of a regional aircraft. Simulation, Test and Verification of SHEFEX-2 Hybrid Navigation System Simulation, Test and Verification of SHEFEX-2 Hybrid Navigation System Use Case: Standard Compliance dSPACE Consulting supports you in designing and implementing your processes in compliance with applicable standards. Bern University of Applied Sciences: Give and Take Lab testing of load flow management for prosumer households University of Michigan: Implementing Controllers on Real Machines Watch how the University of Michigan uses equipment from dSPACE in training classes to implement controllers on real machines. Technical University of Munich: Quick Start From 0 to 30,000 revolutions in 2.6 seconds P3: Sensor-Based Driving Developing Features for ADAS and Autonomous Driving Use Case: Testing Embedded Components How to test embedded components with dSPACE SCALEXIO for aerospace applications Mercedes-Benz R&D/MES: Electric and Safe Using modeling guidelines to validate e-drive software Use Case: Optimizing Vehicle Dynamics for Motorcycles Completely model-based tool chain for on-target bypassing Use Case: Parallel Hybrid Drivetrain Simulation Testing controllers for engine, transmission or drivetrain management in hybrid drivetrain applications. Use Case: Start-Stop Systems Test the start/stop functionality of engine control units ADAS Development Tool Chain: Stay safe on the roads As customer expectations rise and Euro NCAP requirements get tougher, the cost of developing advanced driver assistance systems threatens to become unmanageable. DENSO: Process Agility Automated development and test process with TargetLink and EmbeddedTester Tetra Pak: Virtual Milk in Virtual Cartons Intelligent process control software has an important job to do to continuously optimize downtimes, but developing and testing it is time-consuming and expensive. Superbike Success from the Electronics Lab The BMW motorcycle motorsports team is in the fast lane. Since 2009, BMW Motorrad has been competing in the Superbike World Championship, and with success. Northrop Grumman: Turbine on Board Simulating gas turbine ship propulsion plant Fuel Cell Revolution For the past 20 years, Ford has gained a wealth of experience from their research and development of fuel cells for in-vehicle use. Ford’s researchers have tested several concepts in the laboratory and on the road. Use Case: Testing a Servo Controller Test a wide range of configurations of motors, power stages, sensors, and bus systems Use Case: Mechanical Power Level Simulation Physically stimulate ECUs for HIL tests Making an Intelligent Addition dSPACE acquired understand.ai (UAI). The start-up is an artificial intelligence (AI) technology leader with a focus on automated data analysis, data annotation, and extraction of simulation scenarios for auton-omous vehicles. Automatic Safety Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center (PATAC) has conducted tests according to the SOTIF standard. Electric City Bus dSPACE electronic high-voltage test system enables Avantest to emulate an electric motor and a battery at power level Magneti Marelli: Smart Automation Automatic test environment for body control modules leads to better quality and efficiency HSU Hamburg: Active Noise Reduction The Helmut Schmidt University (HSU)/University of the Federal Armed Forces Hamburg is working on systems for active noise reduction by means of anti-noise. With the help of the dSPACE SCALEXIO system, the researchers improved their solution significantly. dSPACE Blog: Cloning the Driver Are you in the race towards the automotive future by cloning the driver function? Now, you can accelerate your autonomous driving development and testing efforts in a well-thought-out, high-performance Use Case: RCP Systems for Multilevel Converters Optimized control strategies P3 – Sensor-based Driving This video shows a demo vehicle from P3 equipped with sensors and instruments to support the development of autonomous driving functions. In this vehicle, P3 uses RTMaps and MicroAutoBox to capture and process sensor data University of Michigan: Fly Like a Bird Developing morphing wing and tail elements Use Case: Frontloading RDE Tests Simulation-based analysis of emission values with virtual and real engine test benches Toyota Prius Toyotas renovated control software development process for the new Prius includes the dSPACE production code generator, TargetLink, in combination with the test and validation tools BTC EmbeddedTester and BTC EmbeddedValidator. TU Wien/Siemens: Keeping Contact at 300 km/h Highly dynamic control of a test bench for high-speed train pantographs Use Case: Electric Drive Controls Test asynchronous motors in automotive applications Technische Universität Berlin: IFSys – Intelligent Flying System IFSys (Intelligent Flying System) is a student project that was launched in 2006 to develop an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that flies autonomously. Porsche: Dynamic Models Vehicle dynamics are the showpiece of car manufacturing. University of Queensland: Virtual Blood Vessels Patients waiting for a heart transplant often need to bridge the time until surgery. This is usually done using implantable pumps. Use Case: Frontloading HIL Tests VEOS lets you perform fully automated tests of virtual ECUs on a PC University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis: Optimized Hybrids Researchers from the University of Valenciennes and Hainaut-Cambrésis are developing new energy management algorithms to improve the fuel economy of micro and mild hybrid vehicles. Virtual Energy Cells The BMW Group is using a dSPACE Simulator to develop functions and test ECUs for a battery management system for lithium-ion energy storage. NASA’s Top Model At its Airborne Subscale Transport Aircraft Research facility, called AirSTAR for short, NASA is using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to study flight situations that would be too dangerous and too expensive with a real aircraft. Success in Action Launched two years ago, the SCALEXIO HIL test systems from dSPACE have already proven their value in numerous customer projects. Technische Universität Berlin: IFSys – Intelligent Flying System Developing a UAV Use Case: Comprehensive V&V Strategies dSPACE Consulting helps you develop an integrated V&V strategy to achieve more virtual testing while maintaining process reliability. YANMAR: Testing on Demand Highly flexible HIL simulators satisfy the demands for testing a variety of agricultural vehicles Use Case: Variant-based Automation Systematic support for variant handling in HIL testing and an established procedure for the development and test of electronic control units (ECUs) with SYNECT. dSPACE Blog: Creating Interchangeable Test Cases Across a Diverse Tool Chain Read the blog article on two different approaches that can potentially solve the problem of test case redundancies. Testing Embedded Components In this example a SCALEXIO system is used for a real-time preflight simulation of the entire mission for a high-altitude research rocket. ZF: Virtual Torque Simulated test drives and real loads put ZF drivetrains to the test Use Case: Integrate V-ECUs Integrate V-ECUs with the help of dSPACE tools Highly Automated Driving: Mastering Variety dSPACE solutions for highly automated driving Weichai: Modeling the future Customer-specific simulation models for highly efficient truck engine technology DENSO: Virtual Modeling Toolbox Setting up an efficient tool chain for FMI-based development Use Case: Roadwork Test Scenarios for Automated Driving Perform simulations of roadwork scenarios in order to test automated driving functions SANY: King of the HIL Hardware-in-the-loop test of electrified dump trucks for surface mines DLR: Agile Blades A multiple-swashplate system for helicopters actively reduces noise and vibrations Use Case: Pneumatic Brake Systems Develop and test brake control functions for truck-trailer systems Simulating for Track Speed Since 2008, the Rider, Constructor and Team titles have belonged to Yamaha. The company relies on simulation techniques to continue its success. Tula Technology: Dynamic Firing Order Imagine a combustion engine where each cylinder can be fired variably or skipped to provide the torque demanded by the driver. Tongji University: No Driver Required Thanks to advances in the development of intelligent drive technology, the time is coming closer when self-driving vehicles will be a part of everyday road traffic. AUTOSAR and ASAM - Current Activities Generally accepted standards are indispensable in industry. Developing and introducing them is a complex process, however – as is integrating them into existing products. Global HIL Strategy at General Motors 2007: In a thorough evaluation process for hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) solutions two years ago, dSPACE Simulator was chosen as the global HIL solution for General Motors. Touareg Hybrid – electrified and electrifying The Volkswagen Touareg has a brand-new hybrid version. Its electric drives, power electronics, and traction battery have caused a significant rise in the complexity of the networked electronic systems. Flight Control by MicroAutoBox Developing innovative control systems Simulation à la carte Model-based development boosts efficiency in the food service industry Sensor-Based Landing Aid The sensor system currently being developed by ESG will enable helicopters to land safely even in low visibility. Cumulative Test Power Renault has set up a new test factory in Romania to achieve a high throughput of test executions when developing and validating powertrain control units Developing Multisensor Applications To develop the complex autonomous driving functions, NAVYA relies on the multisensor development environment RTMaps from Intempora. Geely: Modular Fascination Geely and Volvo are jointly developing the vehicles of tomorrow on their Compact Modular Architecture platform University of Michigan: From 3-D Printing to 3-D Sprinting Watch how a unique algorithm enables 3-D printing at twice the speed. Function Design via RCP The objective of this use case consists in the fast and easy evaluation of new control algorithms in an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV). Daimler: Flexible Test Track Testing new driving concepts under reproducible conditions with a hexapod 360° driving simulator ACENTISS: Electric Take-Off Developing a fully electric and autonomous aircraft Use Case: Regenerative Brake System Torque management for the regenerative brake system of an electric vehicle Continental: The Perfect Dosage Setting up a closed-loop test system for precisely controlled fuel injectors Model-based Software Development - Optimally Connect Users and Tools Consistent data management to ensure efficiency JTEKT: Inspect the Unexpected Automated fault injection tests for JTEKT steering systems Use Case: Truck Cabin Simulation Simulate truck cabin dynamics for comfort and safety features Team Starcraft: Optimized Electrics Development of the controller software for an electric racing vehicle participating in the design contest Formula Student Electric. Cleveland State University: Smart Training Developing advanced exercise machines Mitsubishi Electric: Driving Your Car from Space Developing a satellite-based autonomous vehicle control system Use Case: Testing Distributed Functions dSPACE HIL systems support complex simulations of hybrid control units CLAAS Industrietechnik: Smooth Success Developing an infinitely variable transmission for tractors RWTH Aachen University: Firing up Engine Innovation In-cycle combustion control for autoigniting gasoline engines Hyundai MOBIS: All You Can Test Performing parallel tests on multiple driver assistance systems High-Performance Nanosatellite Control Software Testing and Validation with dSPACE ASM Satellite Engineering students from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University JTEKT: Safe Steering Japanese steering system manufacturer JTEKT has installed an ISO-26262-compliant process and a powerful test system for ECU development. EB Automotive: Continuous Software Production The EB Automotive Software Factory is the key to success because it implements recurring work processes as a production line for software. DAF: Keeping the Right Speed The video shows how Safe-Speed performs under simulated operating conditions. Hybrid with dSPACE Research institutes and industry working on alternative propulsion systems are increasingly turning to dSPACE tools, which have long been used for developing conventional drives. EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge Goes Green 2009: For the EcoCAR Challenge the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) assigned a three-year pilot project to 200 students from various universities. A Gripping Feeling The engineering company DMecS is using a dSPACE Simulator to analyze the system behavior of steering systems. This allows testing at an early stage of development, before performing test drives. Talking AUTOSAR The automobile industry sees its future in the continuous development of innovative, networked in-vehicle systems. One answer to the growing complexity this will bring is to perform systematic standardization based on AUTOSAR. Big on Safety Volvo 3P relies on HIL simulation to test and verify the controllers when developing brake systems. Go for Quality The North American Electrical & Electronics System Validation group at Ford Motor Company has nearly tripled its automated testing capability. Capable Co-Drivers Intelligent driver assistance systems are a prime issue in the automobile industry Sound Asleep Active noise reduction in the home Other Fields Whatever your field - whether you develop control applications for medicine, robotics, drives, or any others - dSPACE offers you a seamless tool chain for control development. Younicos: Self-Sufficient with Wind and Sun Berlin-based company Younicos is overseeing a project to install a photovoltaic plant, a wind park, and battery storage on one of the Azores islands to meet the island's power requirements without diesel supplies brought in by tanker Landing Gear Systems of the Future Developing electrically actuated landing gear Use Case: Integrating Production-Ready Basic software into V-ECUs Create a V-ECU that contains the application software and parts of the basic software, supplemented by dSPACE basic software. ZF: Real Virtuality Automatically creating test tracks and realistic traffic scenarios based on vehicle measurements CNH Industrial: Bottleneck Relief Overcoming bottlenecks in the test process by means of virtual validation Use Case: 24/7 Testing 24/7 usage of the HIL systems helps to achieve the required test throughput. Performing functional tests on SIL test platforms reduce the test load of the HIL systems. Use Case: Generate V-ECUs Generate V-ECUs with the help of dSPACE tools Use Case: Testing and Experimenting with V-ECUs Testing and Experimenting with V-ECUs with the help of dSPACE tools Use Case: Testing Networked Aircraft Systems How to test networked aircraft systems with dSPACE SCALEXIO Use Case: Variable Traffic Sign Recognition Detecting and interpreting variable message signs and traffic lights in virtual traffic scenarios SAME: Perfect Grip, Perfect Grapes Innovative front wheel suspension for SAME specialty tractors Toyota: A Forward Leap for E-Volution Electrification for sustainable mobility – Developing the fourth generation of the Toyota Prius Use Case: Crank-Angle Synchronous Fuel Pump Validate the control algorithms for crank-angle synchronous high-pressure fuel pumps Fraunhofer Institute: Virtual Test Bench for Steering Systems The Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic System Design (IEM) in Paderborn is working on a model-based design of a test bench for developing and testing steering systems. Building Ford’s Next-Generation Autonomous Development Vehicle Our customers do amazing things with our products, e.g. MicroAutoBox. ZF: Handling High Numbers of Variants Efficient software development process for transmission ECUs Use Case: Testing Auxiliary Systems dSPACE products offer comprehensive support for electric motor and power electronics applications DLR: Robotic Motion Interactive motion simulation of vehicle dynamics Research for Tomorrow’s Aviation New development tools for the aerospace industry Mitsubishi Pikes Peak The Mitsubishi MiEV EvolutionII is equipped with a dSPACE MicroAutoBox. Use Case: Pedestrian Detection Test ADAS functions for the detection of crossing pedestrians Success in series AUTOSAR’s success story and how the dSPACE tool chain supports the AUTOSAR standard Ohio State University: Next Level of HIL in EcoCAR This presentation was a technical demonstration of the team’s continued development with its HIL setup. University of Tokyo: High speed Robot Baseball-playing robot system demonstrates perfect and quick pitching and batting technology. The University of Adelaide: Diwheel Defies Gravity Australian Students developed an Upside Down Vehicle Getting Better and Better A talk with Dr. Klaus Lamberg, Product Manager of test and experiment software, about AutomationDesk (dSPACE’s test software) and future developments in the area of testing. Home Run in Lab Ultra-high-speed robots are expected to open up new fields of applications. With extremely high kinematic performance and stupendous cognitive capabilities, they surpass the human processing ability and challenge the limitations of machines. Electric Drives Efficiently Virtualized Controlled electric drives are a key technology in numerous engineering applications. Handling so many applications calls for a high degree of flexibility, especially for servocontrollers in industrial automation. Looking forward Thermal management in a conventional powertrain was intelligently further developed at BMW Group by adding a predictive component. Fusion Hybrid Energized The control software for the battery management system was developed completely using model-based design and automatic production code generation. Autoliv: Gentle Belts Seat belts tightened the AUTOSAR way at Autoliv Santerno: Upvalue Energy Power inverters: Efficient energy transformation through efficient TargetLink code University of Adelaide: Diwheel Defies Gravity Students and researchers in the School of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Adelaide have developed a so-called diwheel that allows a driver to travel in a conventional upright position and, for the more adventurous, in an upside down position. Valtra: Efficiency in the Field Continuously variable transmission with power-split driveline for more power and lower costs Mitsubishi Heavy Industries: More Efficient Combustion Engines Variable valve control for a camless engine with fast hydraulic actuators Process for Functional Safety The Siemens Drive Technologies Division has added modelbased development to their classic software development process for implementing safety-critical vehicle functions. smartCUT: Safe Surgery Semiautomatic surgical saw for heart, chest and brain operations MetOp-B Weather Satellite Launched Successfully More accurate, more long-term weather forecasts SHEFEX II Launched Successfully Research on an innovative new heat shield Investigation of hybrid rocket motors dSPACE DS1104 controls mass flow We Must Embrace New Technologies e.GO Mobile proves that emission-free driving is possible with today’s technology at lowcost and with a customer focus Autonomous Driving Is Manageable Interview with Dr. Dirk Walliser, Senior Vice President Corporate Research and Development Innovation and Technology, ZF Friedrichshafen AG University of Michigan: From 3-D Printing to 3-D Sprinting A unique algorithm enables 3-D printing at twice the speed Test Rig for Electric Actuation Systems The SCALEXIO system can also serve as an integrated part of an actuator test rig for testing high-lift surface control in the lab, for example. Verification of Networked Aircraft Systems For testing multiple networked aircraft systems you might require a test bench that corresponds to the aircraft in size and dimensions and includes the actual cable harnesses. Use Case: Evaporative System Monitoring Validate the functionality of the fuel tank evaporation system for onboard diagnostics (OBD) tests. Team Starkstrom: Track Record Developing an autonomous racing vehicle for Formula Student Driverless Texas A&M University: A Bright Future Ahead Using solar energy as the basis for innovative hybrid electrical power systems Use Case: TargetLink FMI Support Execution of TargetLink-generated code with offline and real-time simulators from third parties and dSPACE Bosch: Power Guaranteed Rapid control prototyping for fuel-saving functions in a 48 V system Use Case: Small Electric Motor Controllers dSPACE RCP systems support the controller development for in-vehicle auxiliary systems Caterpillar Energy Solutions GmbH: Top Performer Controlling high-performance gas engines for energy supply Use Case: Air Condition for Electric Vehicles Evaluate the electrical energy consumption of an air conditioning system in an electric vehicle Use Case: Gas Engines Validate electronic control units for stationary gas engines Use Case: Intersection Assistants Simulate traffic at intersections with multiple vehicles Use Case: Emission Control Systems Test emission control systems for diesel engines Bergstrom: Ambitious Climate Goals Bergstrom aims at developing 85% of its control software virtually NASA: The Joined Wing Wind tunnel testing of the Joined-Wing SensorCraft vehicle CLAAS: Controlled Harvesting Automated assistance functions for more harvesting efficiency Going into Orbit The space industry makes extremely high demands on the development of electronic control systems. Business Development Manager Dr. Dirk Spenneberg explains how dSPACE’s satellite technology solutions will help meet these demands. Investigation of hybrid rocket motors The research group at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock investigates fundamental aspects of combustion in hybrid rocket motors, for example thrust oscillations, pressure, plume flicker and acoustical output. Blade Runner In Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, a science fiction story by Philip K. Dick and later the action film Blade Runner, a central question is whether autonomous, high-tech machines are capable of dreaming. A Winning Formula Formula Student has very strict rules on the safety of electrically powered race cars. GreenTeam Uni Stuttgart guarantees safety by using dSPACE technology to develop their high-speed vehicle. And the winners are 2011: The final year of the EcoCar Challenge ended with an impressive show of the young engineers’ green vehicle technologies, which included extended-range, hybrid, plug-in and fuel-cell electric vehicles. Shanghai Jiao Tong University: Smooth and e-fficient Electric wedge clutch for smoother shifts AST: Developing Intelligent Assistants Consistent model-based development of driver assistance functions for various platforms BMW: Always the Right Model HIL pilot project for exchanging submodels based on FMI Tula Technology The exceptional fuel efficiency Tula delivers contributes to a cleaner environment, reduces dependence on oil and saves consumers money at the pump. Watch how it works! General Motors: Buick Regal Turbo Charged Engine Electronics engineering for the Buick Regal Turbo Charged Engine. Peak Performance Racing to the top with standard car parts: the MiEV Evolution II Anniversary of an Idea Twenty Years of Continuous Success A conversation with Dr. Herbert Hanselmann: To mark dSPACE’s 20th anniversary, the company’s founder and president describes how an idea became an internationally successful company. First Flight of HondaJet Advanced Systems This event represents a critical milestone for the HondaJet program and is another significant step toward the first flight of conforming aircraft. (2009) Making Power Windows safe At its Mexico Technical Center, Delphi Electronics & Safety is developing new algorithms for power window functions. The goal is to provide maximum protection against power window injuries.​ Systematic Drive Safety E-Darc is a new FPGA-based drive controller being developed by control system manufacturer Ferrocontrol. Behind the Scenes Formula Student is a wellknown international competition that judges not only speed but, more importantly, knowhow. Virtual Vehicle Test Drives Since 2000, Suzuki Motor Corporation has been efficiently intensifying their use of dSPACE simulators for the safe development of electronic control units (ECUs). Beating the Heat While developing a new space glider, the German Aerospace Center is investigating new heat shield technologies in their SHEFEX II program. Liebherr-Elektronik GmbH: Electrifying Using active mains filters to suppress interference in aircraft electrical systems SKF Industria SpA: Intelligent Stopping SKF’s Electronic Parking Brake system is an extremely convenient solution for parking brakes and emergency brakes in tractors. KIT: Spotlight on Hazards An innovative new light function offers motorists more safety and comfort during night-time driving, using image sensors that detect potentially dangerous objects on the road and specially designed headlights that spotlight these objects. University of Texas: Surviving Tough Terrain In commercial and military vehicles, the improved mobility provided by advanced active suspensions – especially in rugged terrains – becomes a matter of survivability, effective crew performance, safety and reliability. CIRA: Diving Back to Earth The Centro Italiano Ricerche Aerospaziali (the Italian Aerospace Research Center, or CIRA) is using an unmanned space vehicle (USV) to research technologies that are vital to the development of future space transporters. Smart Home In Japan, in the wake of the nuclear power plant accident accompanying the Tohoku earthquake on March 11, 2011, people’s expectations of renewable energy sources have soared. Robots in the Rose Garden Limited resources, climate change and a rapidly growing world population make effi ciency and sustainability the biggest challenges in horticulture and agriculture. Architecture with Brains Researchers at the University of Stuttgart are working to develop lightweight load-bearing structures that respond to external loads. Forward Thinking Ways to achieve greater productivity in the development process Electric Parking Non-intrusive, fast integration of an x-by-wire control system Use Case: Simulating Automated Manual Transmission Use simulated or real motors to test an ECU for controlling three electric DC motors The TOYOTA Motorsport GmbH Driving Simulator Car behavior controlled by dSPACE HIL Simulator DFKI: Simulated Satellite Rendezvous Realistic Satellite Motion Tests on the Ground DLR: Solo for ARTIS Developing and testing autonomous, intelligent aircraft Liebherr-Elektronik GmbH: Electrifying Using active mains filters to suppress interference in aircraft electrical systems NASAs Top Model NASA is using an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to study flight situations that would be too dangerous and too expensive with a real aircraft. The role of the flight control computer is played by a dSPACE system which communicates by radio. Einstein Microscopic Measuring the Frame-Dragging Effect “First Light” for Airborne Telescope SOFIA SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy) performs its first observation flight Measuring Chile's Volcanic Ash Cloud MetOp satellite supplies data on the ash cloud from the Puyehue volcano Electronics Take Off Real-time testing of modern actuation systems at Moog Highly Dynamic Testing Real-time modeling of a permanent magnet electrical machine for ECU functional validation applications Aiming High Mazda is pursuing two main goals for its automobiles: an enjoyable driving experience on the one hand, and outstandingly low fuel consumption and emission levels on the other. Project Orbit Satellite computers have to handle a whole range of monitoring and control tasks. Audi Electronics Venture: Ions at the Start Modern start/stop systems, more electrical equipment, and the increasing electrification of mechanically driven components are pushing up the demands made on energy storage. ISUZU: Less is More ISUZU is developing an electro-hydraulically actuated variable valve system as an engine device to simultaneously reduce exhaust gases and fuel consumption. DFKI In their new Space Exploration Hall, the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) can now carry out projects such as testing flight systems and studying the interactions between satellites and robots. Lemförder: Tested and found good Testing transmission lever electronics automatically with dSPACE test automation Five in One Hybrid drives and electric vehicles are hot topics in the automobile industry right now. But what few people know is that the first electric vehicles actually hit the roads in the early 20th century. The Battery Eldorado Electric vehicles are eco-friendly, quiet and economical. However, their future depends on efficient battery technology. New Energy - Wind and Sun Bring Independence One of the Azore Islands in mid-Atlantic: Plenty of sunshine. Constant wind. And miles away from any power grid or any filling station for diesel generators. Five Stars for dSPACE The demands on today’s embedded software are high. And the requirements on the development software and the testing software are just as tough. What does this mean for dSPACE products? Tomorrow’s Engineers A hybrid bicycle that stores braking energy and then releases it to support acceleration. BMW Group Relies on TargetLink The BMW Group evaluated the production code generators currently available on the market. Korea Aerospace Research Institute: With or without a pilot The Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) is developing an OPV and testing its flight control system by running simulated flights in the laboratory with a test bench based on a dSPACE hardware-in-the-loop simulator. AutomationDesk: Positive Feedback 2004: The latest addition to Behr-Hella’s tool chain is AutomationDesk, the dSPACE software for handling ECU tests that was launched in August last year. Hamburg University of Technology: Flying to the Limits Professional platform for developing new autopilot functions for staying within the flying range Continental: Synchronously Asynchronous Continental’s new belt-driven starter generator uses not only the 48 V vehicle electrical system but also an asynchronous machine as the electric motor and generator – a novelty. Rollout at dSPACE We believe that Formula Student is the ideal way to round off a university education. For one thing, the students learn to use real technical tools to implement their projects. Use Case: Engine Model Parameterization Parameterize combustion engine models for real-time simulation Use Case: Truck-Trailer Systems Developing and testing vehicle dynamics control functions for truck-trailer systems Sentinel-3A in Orbit Third earth-observing satellite of the Copernicus environment program launched into space Brilliance Auto: Quick Multi-Platform Tests Setting up a flexible, automated test environment for multiple vehicle platforms Low Emissions with Hy-Nets Car2x communication for more efficient hybrid drives Triumph on Pikes Peak Mitsubishi’s two MiEV Evolution III race cars took 1st and 2nd place in the Electric Modified class. Tetsuro Aikawa, President and COO of Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC), visited dSPACE Japan K.K. to express his thanks for supporting the racing team. Test Environment for Safety-Critical Driver Assistance Systems The central management of the Euro NCAP test protocols and the provided tests in SYNECT Test Management allows for a seamless testing process. Research Programs with dSPACE Participation dSPACE actively participates in a range of funding programs on the state, federal or European level. This page lists all projects dSPACE is currently involved in. Use Case: Simulate V-ECUs Integrate V-ECUs with the help of dSPACE tools