dSPACE Release 2015-A
(Released in May 2015)

The main innovations included in dSPACE Release 2015-A are outlined below:

Product Details
ASM 8.0
ModelDesk 4.1
  • ASM Hybrid Drivetrain
    • Hybrid components in the ASM Electric Components Library
    • New demo models for parallel hybrid drivetrains in combination with vehicle dynamics and gasoline engine models
  • ASM Engine
    • Soft controller for 2-stage turbocharger and SCR
  • ASM Traffic
    • More flexibility in traffic scenario definition and simulation
  • ModelDesk
    • More flexible traffic scenario definition, enhanced usability
    • Support of ASM InCylinder engine models
AutomationDesk 5.0
  • Intuitive test authoring via graphical description of signals for stimuli and evaluation
  • Support of XIL API 2.0 MAPort (ModelAccessPort)
  • Support of XIL API 2.0 EESPort, including convenience blocks. This allows access to dSPACE FIU (Failure insertion unit) systems independent of ControlDesk Next Generation.
  • MotionDesk library for seamless access to MotionDesk: e.g., for camera-based tests of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS)
ConfigurationDesk 5.3
  • Support of Bus Manager, a new component to implement bus communication
  • Support of the newest FMI version (FMI 2.0)
  • Support of Simulink Implementation Container (SIC)
  • Support of Gigalink coupling to DS1007 boards
  • Support of new SCALEXIO I/O boards:
    • DS6101 Multi-I/O Board
    • DS6201 Digital I/O Board
ControlDesk 5.4
  • Support of DS1007-based multiprocessor systems
  • New XIL API MAPort platform
  • Support of Vector VN5610 Interface (CAN)
  • Improved Time Plotter, Index Plotter, and button instruments
  • Filtering search results in Instrument Navigator and Layout Navigator
  • Measuring and recording maps, curves and shared axes
  • Bus Navigator: CAN FD Replay for MicroAutoBox II, DS1005, DS1006, DS1007 (SC)
  • Signal Editor supports ASAM XIL API 2.0.1 (with Data File segments) and DS1007 (SC)
  • Support for variables using multiscaling tables
  • Improved convenience for virtual validation setups
dSPACE FlexRay Configuration Package 3.5
  • Support of MicroAutoBox II DS1514
  • Text table coding support for FlexRay in the Bus Navigator
ECU Interface Manager 1.6
  • Hex code-based bypass preparation of multicore ECU software
  • Hex code-based preparation of bypasses via CAN, FlexRay, and Ethernet buses using XCP services already integrated in the ECU software
MotionDesk 3.6
  • New Instruments: Multistate Text and Multistate Picture, for conditional display of textual information and images
  • Pixel-accurate positioning of instruments
  • Optimized generation and use of fellow vehicles
RTI / RTI-MP 7.4
  • Enhanced RTI support for MicroLabBox, such as the Serial Interface Blockset
  • Support of the new DS1514 I/O Board for MicroAutoBox II
  • RTI-MP support for the DS1007 PPC Processor Board
RTI Bypass Blockset 3.4
  • ’Virtual‘ V-ECU Bypass support:
    • Integrating control functions from MATLAB/Simulink into a virtual ECU software (V-ECU) based on the established bypass method
    • Support of VEOS for V-ECU bypassing in a PC-based offline simulation
    • Support of MicroAutoBox II for bypassing V-ECUs running on a real-time system (requires RTI AUTOSAR Blockset to run V-ECUs on MicroAutoBox II)
RTI CAN Blockset 3.4
  • Minor enhancements and bugfixes
RTI CAN MM Blockset 4.1
  • Import of AUTOSAR system templates version 4.2.1 as databases
  • Support of MicroAutoBox II DS1514
  • Bus error frame generation for DS4342 I/O Boards and SCALEXIO systems
  • Partial networking support for DS4342
RTI E-Motor Control Blockset 1.1
  • Support of resolver interfaces for e-motor control applications implemented with MicroLabBox
RTI Ethernet Blockset 1.2
  • Support of a gateway address to establish Ethernet communication with sub-networks.
  • Support of socket binding
  • Support of ARP (Address Resolution Protocol) in initialization phase
  • Information on dropped receive frames are available in the model
  • Link status information for each Ethernet connector
RTI FPGA Programming Blockset 2.9
  • For the DS2655:
    • Support of APU (Angular Processing Unit) Master functionality
    • Read-request interface for communication via buffer
  • Support of MicroAutoBox DS 1514 (new FPGA board with a Xilinx Kintex 7 FPGA)
  • Support of DS5203 7K325 and DS5203 7K410 with Xilinx ISE
RTI LIN MM Blockset 2.5
  • Import of AUTOSAR system templates version 4.2.1 as databases
SystemDesk 4.4
  • Support of AUTOSAR R4.2 additionally to already supported revisions
VEOS 3.4
  • Support of the newest FMI version (FMI 2.0)
  • Support of Simulink Implementation Container (SIC)
  • VEOS supported by RTI Bypass Blockset
MATLAB® support
  • R2013b (32/64-bit) 1)
  • R2014a (32/64-bit) 1)
  • R2014b (32/64-bit) 1)
  • R2015a (64-bit) 1)
Operating system support
  • Windows 7 SP1 (32-bit)
  • Windows 7 SP1 (64-bit)


1) With 64-bit support, limitations might occur.

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