September 14, 2021: Whenever people entrust technology with their safety, as is the case with autonomous driving, trust is pivotal. The scalability of dSPACE SIMPHERA, an entirely new type of simulation and validation software, lets users run tests on innumerable scenarios in parallel, making it possible to build trust in autonomous vehicles.Integrating dSPACE AUTOSAR Compare into your Git workflow
August 17, 2021: As software development is becoming faster, more complex, and distributed all over the world, most of our customers use a version control system like Git to accelerate development and ensure integrity. If you use a version control system, tracking and merging changes is vital for the success of your project. Git provides built-in commands that show changes between commits, branches, or files and merges them.RTMaps: Lightweight but Powerful Software for Data Logging
June 18, 2021: Data logging is one of the key stages in data-driven development in the ADAS/AD domain. Data must first be collected for training, and then data must be collected for validation and testing. RTMaps is a complete development and execution tool that is ideal for data logging.First Steps with Continuous Integration and TargetLink
April 27, 2021: Continuous integration has enabled many customers to develop, test, and build software faster and more efficiently. This blog post shows you the first steps to using the production code generator TargetLink’s strengths in a continuous integration workflow as part of your model-based development environment.Successfully Applying Continuous Integration for HIL Simulation
April 6, 2021: The introduction of continuous integration processes for model development and integration in HIL applications is already a key to making HIL testing even more productive. dSPACE’s tools experience can help to manage the transition from classic processes to a highly flexible and automated model production and delivery process.Smart Data Logging - Part I: Reducing Redundancy
February 15, 2021: Data logging in the automotive industry has been transitioning to a new form due to challenges arising from new E/E architectures, including ADAS/AD functions. In this blog post, we will give you some tips and recommendations on how you can optimize data logging and make it more efficient by using the right tools and methods.Ensuring Safety in the Era of Autonomous Driving: An Outlook on Data Replay HIL Stations and HIL Scalability
December 14, 2020: Arguing for safe autonomous vehicles is an ongoing challenge, requiring a cooperative effort between the automotive industry and legislations. Data Replay is a centerpiece in the AD safety argumentation because it ensures high confidence levels in autonomous vehicles. However, Data Replay testing brings about challenges at the HIL station level and in the scalability of HIL clusters as well as efficient cloud-backbone connectivity.With TargetLink into the Adaptive Future of Model-Based Development
November 20, 2020: Adaptive AUTOSAR, the new standard of the AUTOSAR Consortium, is intended to cover a wide range of applications, including autonomous driving and networked cars. It's architecture, however, changes some fundamental development paradigms. Learn how TargetLink enables development of Adaptive AUTOSAR compliant control functions and their validation.Surmounting Steep Challenges in Training and Validating Automated Driving Functions
November 02, 2020: The technical challenges associated with advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving functions are steep. Engineering teams have to tackle an exorbitant number of development tasks with an extremely high level of confidence.Simulation Model for Ultrasonic Sensors
September 15, 2020: dSPACE offers a testing system, the Ultrasonic Sensor Test System (Lab), to stimulate the ultrasonic sensors over-the-air that doesn’t require any parts to move during runtime. The system is device-under-test (DUT) agnostic and can be coupled with the virtual dSPACE ASM Ultrasonic sensor model which uses rays to detect obstacles in a virtual environment.Real-Time Performance for HIL Testing – Outdated or Outstanding?
June 24, 2020: In the early years of hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) simulation, about 20 years ago, everything was about real-time simulation. Today, HIL simulation and testing is much more than just real-time simulation. It is about distributed model development and integration processes, managing HIL farms, automated testing and ensuring functional safety. So, is real-time a relic from the early years, or is it still a critical factor?Efficient Continuous Testing with dSPACE
June 01, 2020: When it comes to agile software development in the automotive industry, including additional integration levels and test stages from SIL into HIL in agile processes remains a major challenge. To tackle this, the dSPACE tool chain enables agile continuous processes by bringing the automation to the required level.Mobile Test System for Ultrasonic Sensor Technology in the Vehicle for Vehicle-in-the-Loop Applications
May 08, 2020: How great would it be to test object detection with ultrasonic parking sensors directly in the vehicle? Without any movement, neither by the vehicle itself nor any object in front or behind the vehicle. At dSPACE, we can offer this kind of test system – the Mobile Ultrasonic Sensor Test System.Time... Why You Punish Me!
February 6, 2020: As engineers, we often use the time domain as the main method to analyze the signals of our application. However, there are situations where using the time domain is not suitable, for example when attempting to analyze signal mixtures. In this case it’s essential to use the frequency domain and a method known as FFT, which can be implemented using ControlDesk.How Do You Keep Safety-Critical Systems ‘Safe’ in the Era of the Self-Driving Car?
November 11, 2019: The adoption of sophisticated technologies for autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and electrification are accelerating the implementation of new software at an unprecedented pace.Over-the-Air Simulation of Echoes for Automotive Radar Sensors
September 11, 2019: Over-the-Air testing of radar sensors that enable ADAS and highly autonomous driving functionality.Is this Real-Life? – The Latest in Testing Autonomous Systems Through Realistic Simulation
August 29, 2019: Onboard sensors are critical for autonomous vehicles to navigate the open road, but the real environment is full of obstacles. Everyday interferences such reflective surfaces, whiteout conditions, fog, rain, traffic congestion, and objects (i.e. pedestrians, parked vehicles, buildings, signs) clutter the atmosphere and can result in sensor misreads or false targets.The Integrated Approach
June 13, 2019: Insider knowledge for your competitive edge in development. Read the blog article on the newest, ready-to-use integrated approach to tackle any challenge ahead with ease.How Is Autonomous Driving Transforming dSPACE?
June 4, 2019: André Rolfsmeier, Lead Product Manager, Advanced Applications and Technologies at dSPACE GmbH, shared insights on how dSPACE is evolving to meet the requirements of autonomous driving at a recent dSPACE Tech Day event held in Novi, Michigan, USA.Happy birthday, TargetLink – 20 years and still so many plans
February 15, 2019: Since 1999, TargetLink and the TargetLink team at dSPACE have been helping our customers worldwide to take highly efficient code into series production safely and quickly. In 2019, we have a special reason to celebrate: TargetLink is turning 20 years.Creating Interchangeable Test Cases
February 11, 2019: Wouldn’t it be great if test cases could be freely exchanged during different development stages not only between different departments but also between companies or suppliers?Cloning the Driver
December 13, 2018: Are you in the race towards engineering 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 hardware and software environment.Getting Started with dSPACE – Guiding you Into a New Territory
November 13, 2018: You have acquired your first dSPACE system or have been tasked with using one and have little to no clue on how to get started? You are looking at this box with dSPACE written on it and you’re probably thinking: “Now what?”
This blog is intended to help you accelerate your learning curve when operating a dSPACE real-time system (for all systems after dSPACE Release 2017-B).How to Simulate Adaptive AUTOSAR V-ECUs in VEOS
October 30, 2018: Version R18-10, the next specification of the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform with a significantly extended range of functions, will be released at the end of October. For our customers, this poses the question how an adaptive control unit can be developed and validated in combination with classic ECUs and environment models.Carrying Out Test Cases Just Got Faster and Easier
October 15, 2018: dSPACE has developed a solution that simplifies the way you use AutomationDesk and allows you to author test cases and test steps faster and easier. The basis of this solution is the introduction of a standard test authoring framework (TAF).How Adaptive AUTOSAR Enables Autonomous Driving
October 1, 2018: In the context of autonomous driving, everyone is talking about adaptive AUTOSAR, or the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform. So expectations are high and they perfectly matched the eagerness with which dSPACE colleagues are already working to support “adaptive” in our software-in-the-loop tool chain.Achieving Safer Autonomy with ISO 26262 and Simulation-Based Testing
September 19, 2018: One of the most critical steps to achieving full autonomy is ensuring the functional safety of the vehicle’s systems for automated driving. In an “eyes off, hands off” scenario, there is no tolerance for error. But when it comes to autonomous operation, how will safety requirements be validated?What Are Virtual ECUs?
August 21, 2018: With highly automated and autonomous driving as an ever-present topic, a new measure of validation has emerged: the number of kilometers, or miles, driven during test drives. In software-in-the-loop simulation, virtual ECUs (V-ECUs) have increasingly come up as devices under test in discussions of SIL experts during the last 18 months.A Million Reasons to Choose Virtual Test Drives
June 30, 2017: You will have to drive your autonomous prototype vehicle hundreds of millions of miles to test it against the seemingly endless number of traffic scenarios and requirements that are possible. Trying to accomplish that level of testing on the road is not realistic, but there is a better solution.
dSPACE offers a complete solution for creating virtual test drives.ControlDesk Tool Automation … Taking It to the Next Level!
May 29, 2017: ControlDesk is a powerful front-end tool that is used to interface the host PC to your dSPACE platform. At the task level, ControlDesk is primarily used to register your platform and create projects and experiments. Among its many benefits is a ready-to-go instrument library with built-in features that can be used very quickly to create custom experiments.Resolving Sensor Interface Challenges for Autonomous Applications
April 25, 2017: In recent years, the demand for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and active safety systems has reached an unprecedented high. As companies in the automotive industry look to break into the autonomous vehicle market, engineers are spending much time and effort trying to integrate the large number of available sensors in a real-time manner.Will Your ECU Software Still Function Correctly After Migrating to AUTOSAR?
November 2, 2016: AUTOSAR is becoming increasingly popular in the North American automotive market. As a result, many companies are working on migrating their existing electronic control unit (ECU) software to AUTOSAR. This can often involve reworking much of the structure and rewriting the code in order to make it compliant to the standard. All of these changes need to be tested thoroughly and efficiently to guarantee that the code still functions the same as it previously did.A New Solution for Managing Multiple Bus Communication Interfaces
October 12, 2016: As a dSPACE applications engineer, I have worked on projects that utilize many buses, including CAN, CAN FD, J1939, LIN, FlexRay, and any number of Ethernet variations, just to name a few. Embedded control systems are getting more and more complex, so distributed networks like these help modularize the systems and reduce in-vehicle wiring. Each of these networks has its own set of pros and cons, from data redundancy, bus speed, and bandwidth to reliability and cost. As a result, a combination of the buses can be found on any vehicle platform.
dSPACE has recently introduced a new tool to help manage the challenge of differing bus interfaces.New Solutions for Avionics Testing
September 12, 2016: Avionic software testing is among the most stringently mandated of all the domains within the embedded systems industry. As electrification and newer requirements for distance and comfort increase, the complexity of the aircraft increases. Consequently, the complexity of testing the related components increases tremendously.
Among the various methods of validating avionics software, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) is generally recognized as the standard for reliable, flexible, and cost-efficient development. HIL is now commonplace for testing embedded systems across the industries, including the aerospace, automotive, and commercial vehicle industries.Speeding Up the Development of ADAS Systems with Model-Based Development
July 5, 2016: How do you speed up the development of electronic systems that are becoming ever more complex?
Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) have the potential to significantly reduce the number of road accidents by enhancing vehicle systems for safety. The ADAS market has developed from comfort systems designed for high speed highway driving to safety systems designed to operate in complex urban environments. This also leads to growing system complexity.Autonomous Technology Is Disrupting Conventional Automotive Development – Are You Prepared?
May 17, 2016: The big transition to ADAS and autonomous vehicles is influencing everyone in the automotive industry. While we still continue to work on challenges in powertrains, electrification, battery systems and many other technologies, ADAS and Autonomous Vehicles seem to be at the center of attention.Data Visualization – Why Seeing Is Believing
April 4, 2016: The oscilloscope has been an instrument of choice for engineers for a long time. However, with ever evolving technology and requirements, experimentation software such as dSPACE ControlDesk are providing visualization tools that are more capable and flexible.MicroLabBox – Exciting New Options for Universities
February 12, 2016: 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.
For over a decade, the solution was the dSPACE DS1103 controls prototyping system. In developing a new system, we took to heart some of the most desired upgrades, such as physical features, ease of connectivity, simplicity in connection to the host PC/laptop, documentation, etc., and brought to the market a brand new solution – the MicroLabBox (released in 2015).Get the Most Out of Your dSPACE System with Training
January 5, 2016: At dSPACE, we offer training for all the tools we provide ... for all levels of engineers – from new to highly experienced engineers. Our training classes are designed to give users that unique learning experience that shortens their learning curve significantly.Assuring High Quality Development for Power Electronics
November 16, 2015: Power electronics are present almost everywhere, in electronic devices like personal computers, cell phone chargers and many more.Ethernet in Modern Mechatronic Applications
September 14, 2015: Ethernet offers a standard, cost-effective, high-speed technology to network devices like sensors and ECUs.ECU软件中MBD成功实现的原理
2015年6月3日： SYNECT是dSPACE工具链中相对较新的产品。它于2012年推出，此后在许多方面不断发展完善。全局数据库的概念并不新鲜，其存储功能可用于基于模型的开发（MBD），但是在MBD工作中实现这一点的工具相对较少。SYNECT就是其中一个工具。我知道什么是CAN，但是什么是CAN FD？
2015年5月6日： 这篇文章并不是为那些很了解CAN的人写的，他们可以把内容归结为位、终端和物理层拓扑。我写这篇博文的层次更高，我希望读者能够对CAN 和CAN FD有一定的了解。在会议中，有人提到CAN 和CAN FD时，能够会心一笑。GPS信号实时仿真的应用
2015年4月14日： 我曾经读过Bob Pease的文章，他总是以这样的提问开始论述。Bob 是一个仿真专家，他致力于发掘合理，具有高成本效益的可实施的关键因素，并用它实现大规模生产。我以这个标题开始博客文章是为了向Bob致敬，他在当时是一个传奇人物。我之所以提起这个问题，是因为Bob在2011年死于一场车祸，而汽车业对于完全避免车祸的愿景正一步步成为现实。它已经从一个未来主义的概念转变为实际工作，而且当今世界各地研发实验室正在朝着这个方向努力。常见技术支持问题的故障排除
2015年3月6日 : 在dSPACE公司的技术支持团队中，我们每天与客户交流，帮助他们快速了解dSPACE生产的不同产品，并为可能遇到的问题提供解决方案。独特服务
2014年8月8日： 今天市场上的每个人都在夸耀自己的优质产品，但这到底指的是什么呢？指的是功能性吗？还是最快的处理器亦或是最独特的性能？或者仅仅是人们为他们正在设计、创建和交付的产品而自豪吗− 因为这是获得成功的关键。基于模型设计的电动执行器的开发