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Vector Informatik GmbH

Visitor Address: Holderäckerstr. 36

70499 Stuttgart

Germany

Phone: +49 711 80670-0

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Address for Deliveries:
Motorstr. 56
70499 Stuttgart
Germany

Vector Informatik GmbH

Borsteler Bogen 27

Hamburg

Germany

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Frankfurter Str. 286

38122 Braunschweig

Germany

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Vector Consulting Services GmbH

Ingersheimer Str. 20

70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Philipp-Reis-Str. 1

76137 Karlsruhe

Germany

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Otto-Hahn-Str. 20

85609 Aschheim

Germany

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Franz-Mayer-Str. 8

93053 Regensburg

Germany

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Fax: +49 941 20865 111

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Visitor Address: Holderäckerstr. 36

70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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Fax: +49 711 80670 555

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Technical Sales Embedded Software and AUTOSAR

Visitor Address: Holderäckerstr. 36

70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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Vector Informatik GmbH

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70499 Stuttgart

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Vector Informatik GmbH

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70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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70499 Stuttgart

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70499 Stuttgart

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Vector Informatik GmbH

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Baierbrunner Str. 23

81379 Munich

Germany

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Vector Austria GmbH

Millennium Tower, Etage 41
Handelskai 94-96

1200 Vienna

Austria

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1200 Vienna

Austria

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Millennium Tower, Etage 41
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1200 Vienna

Austria

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Vector North America

39500 Orchard Hill Place
Suite 500

Novi, Michigan 48375

USA

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Novi, Michigan 48375

USA

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Suite 500

Novi, Michigan 48375

USA

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39500 Orchard Hill Place
Suite 500

Novi, Michigan 48375

USA

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Vector GB Ltd.

2480 Regents Court
The Crescent
Birmingham Business Park

West Midlands B37 7YE

United Kingdom

Phone: +44 121 788 7900

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VAT No.: GB 941 2528 36
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2480 Regents Court
The Crescent
Birmingham Business Park

West Midlands B37 7YE

United Kingdom

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United Kingdom

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

Seafort Square Center Bldg.
2-3-12 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

Tokyo 140-0002

Japan

Phone: +81 3 4586 1800

Fax: +81 3 4586 1830

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

Global Gate,
4-60-12 Hiraike-cho, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya-shi

Aichi, 453-6110

Japan

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Fax: +81 52 770 7190

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

Cent Urban Bldg. 4F
3-23-15 Nishinakajima, Yodogawa-ku, Osaka-shi

Osaka 532-0011

Japan

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

東京都品川区東品川2-3-12 シーフォートスクエア センタービル

〒140-0002

Japan

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

愛知県名古屋市中村区平池町4-60-12 グローバルゲート

〒453-6110

Japan

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

Seafort Square Center Bldg.
2-3-12 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

Tokyo 140-0002

Japan

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Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

Tokyo Seafort Square Center Building
2-3-12 Higashi-Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

Tokyo 140-0002

Japan

Phone: +81 3 4586 1810

Fax: +81 3 4586 1830

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Online: https://portal.vector.com

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    Vector Japan Co. Ltd.

    Seafort Square Center Bldg.
    2-3-12 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

    Tokyo 140-0002

    Japan

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    Fax: +81 3 4586 1830

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    Vector Japan Co.Ltd...

    Seafort Square Center Bldg.
    2-3-12 Higashi-shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku

    Tokyo 140-0002

    Japan

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    Fax: +81 3 4586 1830

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Sunyoung Center
    Room 1601-1603, No.398 Jiang Su Road
    Changning District

    Shanghai 200050

    China

    Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    2301, 23rd Floor, Indigo Plaza,
    No.20 Jiuxianqiao Road,
    Chaoyang District

    Beijing 100016

    China

    Phone: +86 10 8432 8600

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Sunyoung Center
    Room 1601-1603, No.398 Jiang Su Road
    Changning District

    Shanghai 200050

    China

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    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Sunyoung Center
    Room 1601-1603, No.398 Jiang Su Road
    Changning District

    Shanghai 200050

    China

    Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Sunyoung Center
    Room 1601-1603, No.398 Jiang Su Road
    Changning District

    Shanghai 200050

    China

    Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Sunyoung Center
    Room 1601-1603, No.398 Jiang Su Road
    Changning District

    Shanghai 200050

    China

    Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

    Room 1008, Galaxy Development Building, No. 18, Zhongxin 5th Road
    Futian District

    Shenzhen 518048

    China

    Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

    Fax: +86 21 6432 5308

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    Vector Korea IT Inc.

    9F, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong,
    69, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu

    Seoul 04378

    Korea

    Phone: +82 2 807 0600

    Fax: +82 2 807 0601

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    Vector Korea IT Inc.

    9F, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong,
    69, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu

    Seoul 04378

    Korea

    Phone: +82 2 807 0600 Ext.1

    Fax: +82 2 807 0601

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    Vector Korea IT Inc.

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    서울 04378

    Korea

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    Vector Korea IT Inc.

    9F, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong,
    69, Hangang-daero, Yongsan-gu

    Seoul 04378

    Korea

    Phone: +82 2 807 0600 Ext.2

    Fax: +82 2 807 0601

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    Vector Korea IT Inc.

    602, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong

    Seoul 04378

    Korea

    Phone: +82 2 807 0600 Ext.3

    Fax: +82 2 807 0601

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    Vector Italia s.r.l.

    Corso Sempione 68

    20154 Milano

    Italy

    Phone: +39 02678171 10

    Fax: +39 02678171 35

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    Vector Italia s.r.l.

    Corso Sempione 68

    20154 Milano

    Italy

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    Business hours: Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (CET/CEST).

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    Vector Italia s.r.l.

    Corso Sempione 68

    20154 Milano

    Italy

    Phone: +39 02678171 10

    Fax: +39 02678171 35

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    Vector Informática Brasil Ltda.

    Rua Verbo Divino 1488, 3º andar

    4719-904 São Paulo - SP

    Brazil

    Phone: +55 11 5180 2350

    Fax: +55 11 5181 7013

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    Vector Informática Brasil Ltda.

    Rua Verbo Divino 1488, 3º andar

    4719-904 São Paulo - SP

    Brazil

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    Vector Informática Brasil Ltda.

    Rua Verbo Divino 1488, 3º andar

    4719-904 São Paulo - SP

    Brazil

    Phone: +55 11 5180 2351

    Fax: +55 11 5181 7014

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    Vector North America

    1351 South County Trail, Suite 310

    East Greenwich, RI 02818

    USA

    Phone: +1 401 398 7185

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    Development software testing
    Operational sales non-automotive
     

    Vector North America

    1351 South County Trail, Suite 310

    East Greenwich, RI 02818

    USA

    Phone: +1 401 398 7185

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    Vector North America

    1351 South County Trail, Suite 310

    East Greenwich, RI 02818

    USA

    Phone: +1 401 398 7185

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    Vector France S.A.S.

    106 avenue Marx Dormoy

    92120 Montrouge

    France

    Phone: +33 1 73 28 42 00

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    Vector France S.A.S.

    106 avenue Marx Dormoy

    92120 Montrouge

    France

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    Vector France S.A.S.

    106 avenue Marx Dormoy

    92120 Montrouge

    France

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    9 rue Matabiau

    31000 Toulouse

    France

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    Squoring Technologies SAS

    9 Rue Matabiau

    31000 Toulouse

    France

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    Vector Informatik India Pvt. Ltd.

    No 11-14, 5th & 6th floor, Tara Heights,
    Old Mumbai Pune Road, Wakadewadi

    Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

    India

    Phone: +91 20 6634 6600

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    Vector Informatik India Pvt. Ltd.

    No 11-14, 5th & 6th floor, Tara Heights,
    Old Mumbai Pune Road, Wakadewadi

    Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

    India

    Phone: +91 20 6634 6600

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    Vector Informatik India Pvt. Ltd.

    No 11-14, 5th & 6th floor, Tara Heights,
    Old Mumbai Pune Road, Wakadewadi

    Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

    India

    Phone: +91 20 6634 6634

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    Vector Informatik India Pvt. Ltd. – Bengaluru office

    Kalyani Solitaire 2nd & 3rd Floor
    No.165/2, Krishna Raju Layout
    Doraisanipalya, Off Bannerghatta Road

    Bengaluru 560076

    India

    Phone: +91 80 6822 9600

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    Theres Svenssons Gata 9

    417 55 Gothenburg

    Sweden

    Phone: +46 31 764 76 00

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    417 55 Gothenburg

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    VecScan AB

    Teknikringen 9

    SE-583 30 Linköping

    Sweden

    Phone: +46 (0)13–560 18 14

    Fax: +46 31 764 76 19

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    Vector North America

    66 Bovet Road, Suite 300

    San Mateo, CA 94402

    USA

    Vector North America

    66 Bovet Road, Suite 300

    San Mateo, CA 94402

    USA

    Vector North America

    66 Bovet Road, Suite 300

    San Mateo, CA 94402

    USA

    Vector Informatik GmbH

    Visitor Address: Holderäckerstr. 36

    70499 Stuttgart

    Germany

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    PREEvision Features and Functions Described in Expert Essays and Technical Articles 

    PREEvision product managers introduce workflows and describe specific use cases, processes and team support features in detail. Download for free!

    March 2020

    AUTOSAR|AUTOMOTIVE ETHERNET

    Communication Paradigms in the Vehicle of the Future: Service-Oriented, Data-Centric or RESTful?

    Middleware protocols in the automobile

    These days, users want to adapt their vehicle to their personal preferences, expand it with functions and provide it with regular updates, just as they do with their mobile devices. One building block for technically implementing these desired properties is Internet Protocol (‘IP’) based communication; IP opens the way for new design patterns, because it enables the use of higher-layer protocols. These “middleware” protocols should be examined in greater detail. What are their defining characteristics? And which ones can be considered for use in the automotive environment?

    February 2020

    AUTOSAR|FUNCTION-DRIVEN DESIGN|SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    Model-Based Development of Vehicle Functions for Modern E/E Architectures

    How can the extended design space be mastered and converted to added customer value?

    Today’s Electric/Electronic (E/E) architectures differ from previous architectures in many ways. Inside the vehicle, available tools – in addition to conventional ECUs with limited resources – include high-performance computers with very significant computing power. At the same time, the E/E architecture extends beyond vehicle limits all the way to the IT backend and to mobile end devices. Along with the practice-proven AUTOSAR Classic software platform, AUTOSAR Adaptive and other software platforms will also be used in the future. Unlike in the past, system and functional designers have access to a design space that has been expanded to an extreme level. The challenge is to exploit new degrees of freedom to develop vehicle functions for more customer value. At the same time, growing complexity must also be overcome.

    December 2019

    In typical automotive development processes, not only are diagnostic descriptions and their software implementations handled by different people, in different roles, but they are also supported by different authoring tools. The consistency between the two sets of data must be verified manually, and this process can be both complicated and susceptible to errors. An integrated, model-driven approach to development makes it possible to describe diagnostics within a vehicle E/E system, including the relationships with the implementation software.

    VEHICLE DIAGNOSTICS

    Vehicle Diagnostics as Part of a Contemporary E/E Development Process

    How to efficiently acquire, specify and implement diagnostic data in software

    In typical automotive development processes, not only are diagnostic descriptions and their software implementations handled by different people, in different roles, but they are also supported by different authoring tools. The consistency between the two sets of data must be verified manually, and this process can be both complicated and susceptible to errors. An integrated, model-driven approach to development makes it possible to describe diagnostics within a vehicle E/E system, including the relationships with the implementation software.

    November 2019

    AUTOSAR|AUTOMOTIVE ETHERNET

    Service-Oriented Software Architectures

    Bridging the gap between AUTOSAR Classic and Adaptive systems

    AUTOSAR Adaptive can be introduced successfully if the hardware and software that is based on AUTOSAR Adaptive works well with the existing AUTOSAR Classic system components. Full implementation throughout the system – including when implementation takes place on different platforms – will be one of the next major challenges in E/E development. Service-oriented architectures can bridge the gap between two worlds.

    October 2019

    AUTOSAR|SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    Product Lines and Variant Management in E/E Development

    Modeling a product line with PREEvision illustrated by an example from the field of powertrain

    Practically all electrical/electronic (E/E) developments in the automotive industry now use a product line approach. The development object is not just a certain vehicle model but a whole vehicle family with many different drive, body and equipment variants; This is why one often hears the terms E/E toolbox or E/E platform being used to describe the development object, or product line. Starting with this type of E/E product line, it is necessary to support the different vehicle models as variants and allocate systems and components to them. Efficient variant management is therefore vitally important for development.

    December 2018

    AUTOSAR|VEHICLE DIAGNOSTICS

    AUTOSAR-Conformant Vehicle Diagnostics over DoIP

    Developing diagnostic communications for E/E systems

    The electronically controlled systems of modern vehicles are networked with one another to a high degree, and they execute many complex functions. The communications protocol DoIP (Diagnostics over Internet Protocol) – which is supported by AUTOSAR – enables flexible and powerful diagnostics of systems over Ethernet, WLAN and mobile data connections: both offboard in the workshop as well as onboard and via remote access during the drive. The same applies to flashing of ECUs in manufacturing, in the workshop or over-the-air. For this to work properly, it is necessary to define the communication paths between the diagnostic tester and the specific diagnostic object (device under test or DUT) of the vehicle network precisely. It is essential to use the right tools to find optimal paths in a modern vehicle’s complex Electrical/Electronic (E/E) network.

    November 2018

    Model-Based E/E Development Conforming to ISO 26262

    FUNCTIONAL SAFETY

    Designing Advanced Systems – Safely!

    Model-based E/E development conforming to ISO 26262

    Electrification, automation and vehicle networking demand maximum requirements for the functional safety of vehicles. The electronic systems for new vehicle functions are networked to a high degree, which makes a safety analysis on the level of the complete system necessary. In addition, technical trends such as automotive Ethernet and AUTOSAR Adaptive need to be considered. Model-based engineering environments support engineers in overcoming these challenges.

    November 2017

    Integrated Requirement Management: The Next Stage in the Evolution of Requirement Engineering

    REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING|SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    The Next Stage in the Evolution of Requirements Engineering

    Integrated requirements management for E/E systems

    Electric-electronic architectures (E/E) in vehicles – What’s the first thing that comes to mind? Complex systems which have been becoming increasingly more extensive for years? Where an ever-greater number of components build upon one another and are dependent on one another? Where the individual components are subject to continual adjustment and expansion during development? And that it’s becoming increasingly difficult to maintain an overview for recognizing correlations and dependencies? If so, you should take a closer look at the advantages of an integrated development tool and requirement management.

    April 2017

    Service-oriented Architectures and Ethernet in Vehicles: Towards Data Centers on Wheels with Model-based Methods

    AUTOSAR|AUTOMOTIVE ETHERNET

    Towards Data Centers on Wheels with Model-Based Methods

    Service-oriented architectures and Ethernet in vehicles

    Service-oriented architectures (‘SOAs’) have been used for years in the IT industry to describe and structure distributed systems. However, service-oriented design is also becoming extremely significant in the automobile industry: how else can customers’ increasingly urgent demand to adapt the scope of functions of the automobile, similar to the possibilities of today’s smartphones, be met reliably? It is also necessary to handle additional requirements from model maintenance and to introduce technology such as autonomous driving and vehicle-to-X communication.

    March 2017

    SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    Integrated Development of a Complete E/E Architecture

    Reaching goals reliably with a consistent model-based approach

    Specification and modeling tools for subtasks in the development of electric/electronic systems are widely used today. This is not due in small part to the fact that their use is what enables today's complex development processes to be controlled. Abstraction allows for transparency in domain concepts and systematically avoids repeated maintenance, which increases development speed significantly. Integrated, model-based system development for the entire E/E architecture still seems like a far-off dream, though.

    December 2016

    E/E Development for Future Vehicle Innovations: An Integrated, Model-based Approach

    ARTICLE HIGHLIGHT|SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    E/E Development for Future Vehicle Innovations

    An integrated, model-based approach

    The development of modern electric/electronic (E/E) architectures is a challenge today more than ever. Numerous development criteria must be taken into account, and classic vehicle domains need to be linked to new functions in the areas of driver assistance and autonomous driving. Completely new functions that are no longer limited to just the vehicle, but are also provided as services in the “IT backend” outside the vehicle, are emerging here. The introduction of serviceoriented architectures and powerful domain computers, Ethernet to on-board communication, connectivity gateways and, last but not least, increasing safety and security requirements represent profound and radical changes for every development organization. To master these complex development tasks successfully as a team, a development platform and E/E database, which can be implemented in different ways, are required.

    AUTHORS: DR. THOMAS BECK|DR.-ING. CLEMENS REICHMANN|JÖRG SCHÄUFFELE
    ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN ATZ ELEKTRONIK 6-2016

    November 2016

    SYSTEMS ENGINEERING

    Design and Optimization of E/E Architectures

    PREEvision as model-based tool for the next generation of E/E systems

    Design and optimization of modern electric/electronic architectures is more than ever a task for specialists. They must take into account numerous design criteria and connect classic vehicle domains with new requirements and trends: the introduction of domain computers, Ethernet for onboard communication, connectivity gateways and, last but not least, the increasing requirements for functional safety and information security. To master these complex tasks, model-based development tools such as PREEvision with versatile engineering functions are needed.

    October 2016

    PREEvision

    AUTOSAR

    Eye On the Whole System

    Why consistent implementation of the AUTOSAR system view is worth it

    Started thirteen years ago, the AUTOSAR standards enables efficient electric/electronic development today. Besides continuous additions in recent years, the systems thinking remains a mainstay of the standard. Rather than focusing on the individual ECU or on a communication bus, AUTOSAR always looks at the whole system. This system view is playing a more and more important role in the digitization of the automotive industry and, together with the “Adaptive Platform”, is paving the way for the next generation of vehicle electronic systems.

    September 2016

    WIRE HARNESS

    Controlling Complexity in the Vehicle Wiring System

    Model-based wiring harness development

    Handwritten corrections on printouts, giant spreadsheets, and countless tool changeovers: these and similar approaches are used in an effort to keep a handle on the development of a vehicle wiring system. More efficient approaches are need­ed to control the complexity of modern electrical distribution systems in the long run. The model-based development methods already in successful use in many industrial sectors provide the needed tool for this.

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