Vector Software Articles
Automotive ethernet interfaces for 10BASE-T1S now available
Vector now supports the 10BASE-T1S standard in its VN5650 and VN5240 automotive Ethernet interfaces.
Integration of Virtual Test Drives into DevOps Workflows with DYNA4 release
Vector introduces Release 7 of DYNA4. The release fosters the adaption of DevOps workflows in modern vehicle control software development.
AUTOSAR-Capable ethernet switches
Vector has developed the first AUTOSAR-capable Ethernet switch powered by Marvell’s Brightlane solution. The software in the switch’s CPU follows the AUTOSAR methodology.
Vector unveils e-mobility measurement system
The new e-mobility measurement system from Vector and CSM enables users to perform fast and time-synchronous multi-channel measurements in high-voltage cables and components.
Solution for testing GUI-based embedded systems
Vector and froglogic, have together developed a solution for testing GUI-based embedded systems. The objective is to offer an integrated toolchain to development and test engineers from a wide variety of industries. Software tools from both the classic GUI test as well as from the ECU test are combined here. Comprehensive quality assurance is thereby ensured in all development stages.
Vector snaps up TESIS to strengthen test portfolio
Vector, a specialist in developing and testing software and vehicle electronics has completed a full takeover of Munich-based TESIS which specialises in simulation solutions for virtual road testing – in particular, real time-capable engine and vehicle models.
First network interface for car2x/V2X communication announced
Vector is presenting the VN4610 network interface - its first special solution for IEEE-802.11p and CAN-(FD) based applications. As an interface to the CANoe.Car2x test tool, the interface advances 802.11p-based ECUs to production readiness quickly.
Development solution for software debugging over XCP protocol
Vector and Lauterbach are offering an integrated solution for ECU software development based on the new ASAM standard 'Software Debugging over XCP'. It eliminates the need to repeatedly switch between hardware for measurement, calibration, and debugging.
Squoring acquisition bolsters Vector's software portfolio
Vector, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired French tool company Squoring Technologies. Toulouse-based Squoring specialises in monitoring software and system development projects in the aeronautics, aerospace, automotive, railway, and other sectors.
Test platform, RTOS integration speeds time to market
Availability of the VectorCAST test automation platform for DDC-I’s Deos safety-critical real-time operating system (RTOS) and OpenArbor integrated development environment has been announced by Vector Software and DDC-I. The integrated platform reduces the time and cost associated with developing, testing, and certifying DO-178 safety-critical application software.
Companies collaborate to enhance software verification
Solutions that improve software verification and validation in regulated environments are the expected outcome of a strategic agreement between Vector Softwareand Intland. Based in Stuttgart, Germany, Intland Software develops and markets codeBeamer ALM, a fully integrated end-to-end Application Lifecycle Management software platform.
Space Systems Finland selects VectorCAST for satellite software development
Vector Software has announced that VectorCAST has been selected by Space Systems Finland Oy (SSF) to develop and validate satellite software in both its land-based and flight control systems. SSF develops software and systems design solutions for customers in aerospace, defense, medical devices, machinery, and nuclear industries.
Research highlights software quality concerns
New research sponsored by Vector Software reveals that the number one software development challenge that organisations are currently facing is time pressures to release new products/upgrades to market, while the most pressing concern is software quality. This comes at a time when in addition to regulated industries that have long been mandated to perform thorough software testing, there are now many industries engaged in business-critical s...
Embedded World: Configuration-based Test cases added to test platform
New configuration-based testing capabilities for VectorCAST test automation tools were announced at Embedded World in Nuremberg. VectorCAST is designed to make testing easier and faster, and configuration-based test cases add the ability to efficiently test software that is intended to be run in multiple configurations. A common practice is to combine multiple software configurations into a single code module.
Embedded World: Software tool aids code quality testing
VectorCAST/Analytics from Vector Software provides an intuitive, web-based dashboard of software code quality and testing completeness metrics, enabling users to immediately assess risk areas and prioritise test resources. It was demonstrated at Embedded World in Nuremberg.
Embedded World: Software addresses common test challenges
At Embedded World, Vector Software releasedVectorCAST/Probe which provides a simple way to dynamically instrument an application with blocks of code to enable white box testing, inject faults, and debug hard to repeat race conditions. VectorCAST/Probe supports multiple platforms and is integrated with the full family of VectorCAST tools for unit testing, system testing and integration testing.
Automated test platform supports IEC 62304 compliance
Provider of software solutions for robust embedded software quality, Vector Software, has announced that VectorCAST has been selected by ICU tech to support IEC 62304 compliance and to automate testing activities across the company’s software development lifecycle. Working closely with their customer Schaerer Medical, ICU tech uses VectorCAST for testing critical embedded software systems used in Schaerer’s Mobile Operating ...
Efficient test case definition with classification tree method
When testing vehicle ECU software, one of the most important tasks is determining the right test cases. The latest version 2.1 of the test design tool vTESTstudio from Vector offers support for this task with its new graphical editor for the Classification Tree Method.
Actionable intelligence for software security
Niroshan Rajadurai of Vector Software explains how to use dynamic analysis to prove that security issues and vulnerabilities exist in today’s embedded environments.
Automation platform supports aviation testing requirements
It has been announced by Vector Software that the embedded systems development company, Syncore Technologies, has selected the VectorCAST test automation platform to support the DO-178B/C software testing requirements on several Saab flight systems.