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Vector Informatik GmbH

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70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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Borsteler Bogen 27

Hamburg

Germany

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Frankfurter Str. 286

38122 Braunschweig

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Ingersheimer Str. 20

70499 Stuttgart

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Baierbrunner Str. 23

81379 Munich

Germany

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Millennium Tower, Etage 41
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1200 Vienna

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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

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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.

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

Aichi, 453-6110

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Cent Urban Bldg. 4F
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Osaka 532-0011

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〒453-6110

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Seafort Square Center Bldg.
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Tokyo Seafort Square Center Building
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Tokyo 140-0002

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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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Tokyo 140-0002

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sunyoung Center
Room 2701-2703, No.398 Jiang Su Road
Changning District

Shanghai 200050

China

Phone: +86 21 2283 4688

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

801, 8th Floor, Indigo Plaza,
No.20 Jiuxianqiao Road,
Chaoyang District

Beijing 100016

China

Phone: +86 10 8432 8600

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sunyoung Center
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Changning District

Shanghai 200050

China

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sunyoung Center
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Changning District

Shanghai 200050

China

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sunyoung Center
Room 2701-2703, No.398 Jiang Su Road
Changning District

Shanghai 200050

China

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Vector Automotive Technology (Shanghai) Co., Ltd.

Sunyoung Center
Room 2701-2703, No.398 Jiang Su Road
Changning District

Shanghai 200050

China

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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 4628

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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

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9F, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong,
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Seoul 04378

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Seoul 04378

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602, Yongsan Prugio Summit Office-dong

Seoul 04378

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Vector Italia s.r.l.

Corso Sempione 68

20154 Milano

Italy

Phone: +39 02678171 10

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Corso Sempione 68

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20154 Milano

Italy

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Corso Sempione 68

20154 Milano

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Vector Informática Brasil Ltda.

Rua Verbo Divino 1488, 3º andar

4719-904 São Paulo - SP

Brazil

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Rua Verbo Divino 1488, 3º andar

4719-904 São Paulo - SP

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Vector North America

1351 South County Trail, Suite 310

East Greenwich, RI 02818

USA

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Vector France S.A.S.

106 avenue Marx Dormoy

92120 Montrouge

France

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

Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

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Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

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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

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Old Mumbai Pune Road, Wakadewadi

Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411003

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417 55 Gothenburg

Sweden

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66 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

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66 Bovet Road, Suite 300

San Mateo, CA 94402

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Vector North America

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San Mateo, CA 94402

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Vector Informatik GmbH

Visitor Address: Holderäckerstr. 36

70499 Stuttgart

Germany

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SOVD - Service-oriented Vehicle Diagnostics

SOVD - Service-Oriented Vehicle Diagnostics

With the introduction of HPCs (High-Performance Computer) and thus increasingly software-based systems in future vehicles, diagnostics faces new challenges. The introduction of powerful computing systems with heterogeneous operating systems and a large number of parallel processes requires new diagnostic features.

The significantly higher frequency of changes related to software and also the scope of vehicle diagnostics requires new approaches to data management.

With this background, the "Service-Oriented Vehicle Diagnostics" (‘SOVD’) project was launched in ASAM in 2019.  The standardization aims to create a modern, simple diagnostic interface that equally enables access to classic ECUs and emerging software-based systems. Another aim is also to achieve uniform access for the remote, proximity and in-vehicle diagnostics scenarios.

Vector is driving the standardization of SOVD in ASAM forward in order to offer suitable and universal solutions for these challenges.

Challenges

With the introduction of HPCs and thus increasingly software-based systems in cars, new challenges are also facing diagnostics.

Data required for diagnosing HPCs and apps are difficult to combine with the static structure of ODX (Open Diagnostic eXchange format) and UDS (Unified Diagnostic Service). Native apps also use other interfaces or data formats that are difficult to map in a UDS-based byte sequence.

Diagnostics based on UDS requires a matching static offline description for communication, typically in ODX format. However, the main objective of an increasingly software-based architecture is to bring new software and thus functionality into the car much faster and more flexibly. In practice, it will rarely be possible to ensure that the appropriate diagnostic description is always available for every software variant.

In UDS, diagnostic addressing is based on static identifiers and is therefore not very flexible. Changes to the communication matrix are complex and are therefore rarely made. This is also in contrast to the need to quickly introduce new software components into the vehicle.

Even after the introduction of central computer systems in the vehicle, there will still be a considerable number of classic ECUs that form the basis for the SW-based functions. Due to their requirements and resources, these classic ECUs are currently based on familiar software platforms (e.g., AUTOSAR Classic) and will continue to be so in the future. They provide UDS-based diagnostics. It is therefore important to integrate these diagnostics seamlessly into SOVD.

Targets

  • One API (Application Programming Interface) for diagnostics and software update (across vehicles).
  • A consistent API that can be used for new systems as well as traditional sensor / actuator systems.
  • Usage scenarios: proximal (wired to the car or via short-range communication); in-vehicle (driving along with the car); and remote (from a distance to the car).
  • A self-describing API that - unlike today - allows diagnostics without an external description file. Nevertheless, some external description will still be needed in the future, for example to be able to create cross-variant test sequences.
  • Suitable existing technologies are to be selected and combined. It is an explicit goal to avoid inventing a completely new technology.

Use Cases

Use Cases Service-Oriented Vehicle Diagnostics
ASAM SOVD supports 3 main use cases: proximal, in-vehicle, remote diagnostics

Within the vehicle, a wide variety of software components and devices with processors and controllers contribute to functions, and also to the overall diagnostics. Requests for diagnostics and software updates are forwarded to the appropriate processing agent in each case.

In abstract terms, diagnostic requests are operations on a specific resource, e.g.

  • Reading of measured values and system parameters, individually or as a series of measured values
  • Reading of event and fault memories
  • Changing parameters
  • Starting of special diagnostic functions
  • Low-level control/access to actuators and sensors

In addition, requests are now made to retrieve the self-description (‘Capability Description’) of a concrete resource (hardware or software part). The available diagnostic scope may depend on the role or authorization of the requester. The self-description includes all diagnostic scopes that can be requested by the current role.

If a request is directed to a high-performance computer, the request is processed directly and centrally by its software, the processing is said to be performed in a native manner. This is referred to as, ‘native SOVD’.

However, if a request is directed to an ECU that supports UDS diagnostics, the SOVD request must first be translated into UDS diagnostics, and the response translated accordingly. This means that SOVD is converted to UDS and vice-versa, this is referred to as the ‘Classic Diagnostic Adapter’.

It should make no difference to the requestor whether a request is directed to a high-performance computer or a classic UDS ECU. The Classic Diagnostic Adapter permits a requestor to use the SOVD API and work with only symbolic values and data.

Standardization

Scope of SOVD - Service-Oriented Vehicle Diagnostics

The goal of ASAM SOVD is to specify a unified API for new systems and traditional sensor/actuator diagnostics.

An important premise for the development of ASAM SOVD is to use appropriate technologies, and not to invent (or worse, reinvent) a new one. The SOVD API is based on an http/REST-based approach.

The ASAM SOVD API supports querying a self-description so as not to rely on an external data specification. Nevertheless, there are mechanisms for offline documentation and specification to best support development, production, and after-sales processes.

ASAM SOVD focuses on the definition of the interface (API). The implementation of SOVD in the vehicle is not the subject of the ASAM project. However, there are already activities in AUTOSAR to address the implementation issue.

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Do you want to actively shape the next generation of diagnostics? Then let's talk to each other!

Tobias Weidmann
ASAM SOVD Project Leader - Let's build SOVD solutions!

Diagnostics beyond UDS

[B. Gottschalk (Mercedes-Benz AG), C. Rätz, (Vector)

The lecture provides an overview on the history of vehicle diagnosis as well as a per-spective on current trends in this area. (only in German language)

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