dSPACE Ltd Articles
TargetLink 5.0 production code generator supports AUTOSAR
dSPACE has launched a new version of its established production code generator TargetLink, which now supports the Adaptive AUTOSAR standard. The scope of Adaptive AUTOSAR support in TargetLink 5.0 will be expanded in the coming months in close cooperation with users.
Cooperation in radar sensors for autonomous driving
As radar systems are a key technology for automated and autonomous driving Uhnder and dSPACE have agreed to cooperate to ensure that the developments in radar sensor technology can keep the pace with the high safety requirements in traffic. Both companies will support each other in the continuous development of sensors and validation solutions.
Solution for developing and testing smart charging
The DS5366 Smart Charging Solution from dSPACE offers automobile manufacturers and providers of charging stations a complete solution for developing and testing technologies for smart charging.
Octa-core processing unit delivers more power
An additional processing unit has been introduced by dSPACE for SCALEXIO Hardware-In-the-Loop (HIL) test systems. Equipped with an octa-core Intel Xeon Processor E5, the new processing unit is useful for the parallel execution of complex and computationally intensive simulation models.
Hardware-in-the-loop simulator for your desk
With the new SCALEXIO LabBox, dSPACE now offers a compact system for HIL (hardware-in-the-loop) tests. The LabBox fits on every desk and can therefore be used for early function tests right at the developers' workplace.
Expanded toolchain creates new possibilities
Opening up a range of new options for using the latest CAN FD data bus standard in rapid control prototyping (RCP), dSPACE has extended its tool chain.
dSPACE & Intempora sign ADAS tool chain partnership
dSPACE and Intempora have announced an exclusive cooperation that aims at providing a superior tool chain for developing ADAS and highly automated driving functions. In line with this agreement, dSPACE will globally and exclusively distribute RTMaps (Real-Time Multisensor applications) from Intempora, an innovative and unparallelled software environment for multisensor applications.
Code generator to cover standards in development of embedded software
With its latest release, dSPACE has optimised its production code generator, TargetLink, to cover prominent standards in the development of embedded software. TargetLink 4.1 supports the Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI) 2.0 and the latest version of the AUTOSAR standard, AUTOSAR 4.2. Moreover, MISRA C compliance and code efficiency have been increased futher and modular, model-based development is even easier now.
Efficient data handling during testing and development
dSPACE has recently introduced a new version of its data management software for model-based development and ECU testing. With improved usability, SYNECT now offers improved support to developers of embedded systems and software in the management of data generated during their development and test processes.
V2X development and test solution enables easy data analysis
With the recent Release 2015-B, dSPACE has launched its new V2X Solution. Through a dedicated blockset directly within the Simulink environment, this solution gives users easy access to Vehicle-to-X (V2X) WLAN ad-hoc communication according to IEEE 802.11p. It also enables the graphical analysis of V2X-relevant data in dSPACE ControlDesk Next Generation.
Automation software modernises how ECU testing is performed
AutomationDesk, the proven test automation software from dSPACE, brings numerous innovations with the release of its latest version, AutomationDesk 5.0. The latest version significantly modernises how ECU testing is performed. Its unique, signal-based test description makes it possible to quickly create and execute clear, intuitive tests. The features of AutomationDesk 5.0 enable efficient testing of complex camera-based ADAS.
Development platform features over 100 I/O channels
Offering high computing power and comprehensive functionality, dSPACE has introduced a compact control system development platform for laboratory use, MicroLabBox. According to dSPACE, the platform makes creating, optimising and testing controllers, and implementing data acquisition applications easy and cost-efficient for both industry and academia.
Generator uses matrix calculations to provide high-quality code
Control algorithms using state-space representation for highly complex applications, such as ADAS, can be modeled efficiently with dSPACE's production code generator TargetLink version 4.0, which provides matrix calculations. These complex control algorithms with matrix calculations can be converted into high-quality production C code, and the resulting auto-generated code is easy to integrate with legacy software.
Software library smooths path to real time simulation
The new dSPACE Power RealTime Library enables faster and easier simulation of circuit models that were developed in SimPowerSystems (MathWorks Simulink). Two typical application areas are wind energy generators and electric drives in vehicles and aircraft. The dSPACE Power RealTime Library provides mean value models of power electronics bridge circuits that precisely emulate the electrical characteristics of fast-switching power semiconduct...
i7 processor powers PC extension for prototyping system
The Embedded PC extension, designed for dSPACE's MicroAutoBox II prototyping system, is now powered by an Intel Core i7 processor. While the real-time component of a control system under development is calculated on the real-time processor of the MicroAutoBox II, the non-real-time component is processed on the Embedded PC.
HIL technology boosted with MP simulation extension
SCALEXIO, hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) technology from dSPACE, has been given a boost with an extension for a multi-processor (MP) simulation platform. The extension allows users to connect several SCALEXIO multi-core processing units to create simulation platforms for real-time computation. This gives embedded systems, requiring computationally intensive, high-fidelity simulation models, the ability to handle validation and verification tasks for ...
dSpace announces support for FMI Standard 2.0
On July 25, 2014, the Modelica Association Project Functional Mock-up Interface (FMI) announced the release of the FMI standard 2.0. dSPACE is among the first providers to provide tool chain support to the FMI standard 2.0; a manufacturer-independent interface that allows users to integrate simulation models from different modeling tools into one overall model.
Virtual Road Traffic with ASM Traffic 3.0
dSPACE has extended its simulation model for traffic and environment simulations to support the development and testing of advanced driver assistance systems. dSPACE ASM Traffic 3.0, part of the Automotive Simulation Models (ASM) library, has all the features necessary for using simulation to test active safety systems - such as autonomous emergency braking and emergency steering assistance. Engineers using this technology can verify ...
Processor board from dSPACE boosts performance
dSPACE has introduced a new processor board for real-time systems, the DS1007 PPC Processor Board. The DS1007 handles demanding computing requirements for developing control systems for complex modern applications. Control engineers developing complex applications - electric drives, autonomous systems and vehicles, active noise suppression, etc. - require high computation power and very fast I/O access. These applications require a high-spee...
Software enables FPGA use in control tasks
The XSG AC Motor Control (XSG = Xilinx System Generator) Library software, from dSpace, aims to develop control systems for electric drives. The library enables engineers to program Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGA) for use in control tasks with dSPACE MicroAutoBox II and SCALEXIO systems, as well as modular dSPACE hardware.