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Tuning-Up AI’s ‘Understanding’ to Make Safer ADAS, AVs

In December 2023, Kognic, the Gothenburg, Sweden-based developer of a software platform to analyze and optimize the massively complex datasets behind ADAS and...

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Software

Simulation Developer RFpro Mimics Vehicle Sensors

U.K.-based simulation systems developer rFpro recently launched its new ‘ray-tracing’ simulation rendering technology, designed to replicate the way that vehicle sensors “see”...

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Unmanned Systems

Lidar Vs. Everybody in the Onboard Sensor Race

Despite the industrywide realization that SAE driving automation Levels 4 and 5 are not imminent and instead long-term goals, development continues on the sensors that power current and...

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Regulations/Standards

Tesla’s FSD Recall Impacts AV Industry

On February 16, 2023, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that Tesla had voluntarily agreed to recall 362,758 Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y vehicles – the...

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Transportation

Securing CAN Networks in Commercial Vehicles

Commercial road vehicles are the backbone of the modern consumer economy. Almost any business from construction, to energy, to online retail at some point relies on the delivery of goods by...

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Aerospace

The Future of Managing Mission-Critical Systems

Adhering to functional safety standards is demanding in terms of both time and money.

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Application Briefs
Software

Multicore RTOS

The DO-178 Deos™ multicore real time operating system (RTOS) has been selected by Honeywell.

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Unmanned Systems

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Connectivity

Keeping Pace with In-Vehicle Data Speed

Next-generation advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) require camera and radar systems with increasingly high resolution. That means more speed and higher bandwidth for networks, switches and...

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Automotive

Designing and Assessing Vehicle Safety Functions with a Use Case Approach

The required capabilities of a vehicle’s systems and components will vary depending on the scenarios and use cases in which they are expected to safely operate....

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Test & Measurement

Open System Software for Critical Applications

Make sure that you have a fully integrated, automated approach to test and requirements traceability.

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Manufacturing & Prototyping

Virtual Meets Mixed Reality for Vehicle Development

Automakers developing stand-alone technologies, such as driver-interface systems, will increasingly need to consider moving to a company-wide virtual model to create a digital twin of...

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Design

Horiba MIRA’s Vision for World-Class AV Testing

It is a bold company that uses the description “globally unique,” but that’s the label engineering research and test provider Horiba MIRA has attached to its new AV development...

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Technical Innovation
Transportation

UX Designers and “Engineering Chefs” Cook up Unique User Interfaces

Cabin interiors will continue to transform in the coming years, largely driven by the advanced UI/UX (user interface/user experience) development taking place in...

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Connectivity

FCC Actions, Incompatible Options Muddy V2X Outlook

Vehicle-to-vehicle/infrastructure (V2X) communications often is touted as a critical technology for automated driving and even to derive the utmost benefit from advanced...

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Test & Measurement

Thermal Imaging Makes Its Case for ADAS, AVs

What specific sensor types will comprise the advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) of the 2020s? That’s a controversial subject among engineers who are developing SAE Level 2 and 3 (and...

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Regulations/Standards

ZF Advancing ADAS, Autonomy with Next-Gen Sensors

Together with its many partners, ZF supplies camera and radar technology and advanced components for both the passenger car and truck markets, the latter being especially suited for the...

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Unmanned Systems

Toposens 3D Sonar Seeks Objects Overlooked by Lidar

Alexander Rudoy was spending almost every hour of his free time developing a robotic toy fish that could sense its underwater surroundings. At the time he was studying...

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Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Flight Computer

Abaco Systems
Huntsville, AL
866-652-2226
www.abaco.com

Abaco Systems’ FORCE2 flight computer has been chosen by General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) to be at the heart of GA-ASI's...

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Data Acquisition

Peloton Develops a Level 4 Automated Platooning System, but Keeps the Driver in Charge

Peloton Technology Inc. is taking a novel (or maybe traditional) approach to vehicle automation by placing the driver in control. The company, which...

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Manned Systems

Delivering on Autonomous Transport

“Data is the most efficient propellant.” This expression underpins the founding in 2016 of the Swedish startup Einride. Now, the fledgling tech company is partnering with well-established...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Gaming Tech Helps Apache Maintainers Reduce Training Time

Lockheed Martin Corporation has released the latest version of RELY3D, its advanced visualization and training tool for sensor system maintainers working on the Boeing AH-64...

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Regulations/Standards

Now Available: SAE EDGE Research Report on Unsettled Topics in Automated Vehicle Test and Validation

SAE International in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, announces the availability of a new SAE EDGE™ Research Report, focused on unsettled...

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Imaging

Cepton Technology’s Newest Highspeed Lidar Sensor Can Spot a Tow Hitch on a Vehicle Traveling 50 Miles per Hour

Cepton Technologies, Inc., a San Jose, California-based 3D lidar developer, has added a line scanning lidar (light...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Part Two of the SAE International AutoDrive Challenge Kicks off Today

Mcity – the University of Michigan’s autonomous vehicle proving ground – will be the site of the SAE International AutoDrive Challenge’s college-level Year 2...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

How Can Engineers Help Ensure the Safety, Reliability of Automated Vehicles?

Safety presents a pressing concern to automated vehicle (AV) design engineers and manufacturers. Technical challenges of automated system operation have...

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Manned Systems

Wind River, Collins Aerospace Explore the Future of AI/ML in Avionics

Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) will continue to bring about significant changes in aircraft cockpits and help move commercial, military, and...

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Battery Technology Is Still the Key Barrier to Better Urban Air Mobility

During a panel session titled “Flying Cars – Will You Have One In Your Garage?” Mark Moore, former NASA engineer and current engineering director of aviation...

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Test & Measurement

Nvidia Partners with AdaCore to Secure Self-Driving Firmware

As mobility software becomes increasingly complex and connected, so does the risk of human error and system safety. To combat this, New York-based software company AdaCore...

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