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AR/AI

The Road to Zero Prototypes

The concept of designing, engineering and manufacturing a new vehicle without physical prototypes is typically viewed as either impractical or mythical. Even as virtual development processes have become...

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Test & Measurement

Space Industry Test Challenges

Avionics engineering teams should minimize testing time to accelerate the pace of innovation required for the next era of space exploration.

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News
Unmanned Systems

Data Drives Driverless Truck Launch

Transforming raw data into high-quality structured data is a critical path to properly fueling machine-learning (ML) models and deploying artificial-intelligence (AI) applications across autonomous...

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Articles
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Upswing in Outsourced EV Testing

As more commercial-vehicle OEMs choose electrified propulsion systems, the industry is witnessing an “unprecedented surge” in testing, according to Drive System Design (DSD). The electrified...

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Unmanned Systems

Making the Strategic Move into AV Testing

Traditional powertrain testing can be full of challenges. But it doesn’t compare to the often-bizarre edge cases that confront those testing automated-vehicle systems. Just ask Tom Tasky. He...

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Sensors/Data Acquisition

10 Best Practices for ADAS and AV Testing

Testing for automated driver-assist systems (ADAS) has required a completely new approach to testing. The most obvious reason for this is the sheer number of sensors and actuators involved in...

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Technical Innovation
Test & Measurement

Design Tools Ensure Component Compatibility, Create Autonomous Driving Tests

Simulation has become a critical element in design and validation, expanding its reach to nearly every facet of vehicle development. Partnerships and cloud...

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Software

With New Partnerships, OTSL Builds out 3D Real-Time Sensor Simulator Framework for Self-Driving Cars

OTSL Inc., a developer of short-distance wireless and embedded systems based in Aichi Prefecture, Japan, announced partnerships with...

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Connectivity

DENSO Boosts Its Mobility-As-A-Service and Connected Technologies with New Seattle R&D Lab

DENSO Corporation, the world's second largest mobility supplier, has opened a new research and development lab in Seattle focused on the development...

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Software

AGI and ANSYS Partner to Integrate Next-Gen Digital Modeling into Engineering Design

ANSYS – through a new partnership with global mission simulation leader, Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) – has begun integrating mission analysis into...

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Connectivity

Commercial Vehicle ADAS: Testing, Testing and More Testing

When it comes to testing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS), comprehensive is the word. Hours and hours and hundreds of thousands of miles are spent testing to ensure a...

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Test & Measurement

Airbus’ Quantum Computing Challenge May Fundamentally Change Aircraft Development

A global quantum computing competition to advance optimization and modularity in aircraft life-cycle is open to post-graduate students, academics,...

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Technology Update
Aerospace

Researchers Develop Multiphysics Model for Electro-Thermal Analysis of UAV

Vives College University and Kulab (KU Leuven University campus Ostend) in Belgium are undertaking an aeronautical research program for the development of a new UAV...

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Test & Measurement

Challenges Galore for Connected Cars

Developing a connected car involves a number of technical challenges that must be put together in a way that meets varied consumer demand. Technical issues associated with driver distraction, app...

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Briefs
Software

Advanced Hardware-in-the-Loop Sensor Simulation

AFRL researchers and their counterparts at CG2, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Quantum3D, Inc., are collaborating through a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)...

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Briefs
Information Technology

Coordination of Autonomous Unmanned Air Vehicles

Future autonomous unmanned air vehicles (UAV) will need to work in teams to share information and coordinate activities in much the same way as current manned air systems. Funded by AFRL,...

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