Latest Stories

Articles
Software

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...

Articles
Connectivity

The Future of Managing Mission-Critical Systems

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

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Multicore RTOS

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

News
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,...

Articles
Electronics & Computers

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...

News
Design

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....

Articles
Test & Measurement

Open System Software for Critical Applications

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

News
Software

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...

Application Briefs
Test & Measurement

Development Software Handles High-Integrity Space Applications

NASA needed help accurately measuring Earth-reflected sunlight.

Briefs
Transportation

Maximizing Safety in Advanced Battery Systems

Fuse devices enable circuit safety in high-power applications, such as motion control and alternative energy generation, in addition to electric vehicles.

News
Connectivity

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...

Q&A
Unmanned Systems

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...

News
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...

Application Briefs
Aerospace

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...

Briefs
Sensors/Data Acquisition

Spotting Objects Amid Clutter

A new MIT-developed technique enables robots to quickly identify objects hidden in a three-dimensional cloud of data, reminiscent of how some people can make sense of a densely patterned “Magic Eye” image if...

News
RF & Microwave Electronics

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...

Articles
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...

News
Mechanical & Fluid Systems

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...

News
Electronics & Computers

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...

News
Manned Systems

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...

Briefs
Imaging

Novel Techniques Trick Object Detection Systems

New adversarial techniques developed by engineers at Southwest Research Institute can make objects “invisible” to image detection systems that use deep-learning algorithms. These techniques...

Briefs
Aerospace

Self-Stabilizing, Distributed, Symmetric, Fault-Tolerant Synchronization

Distributed systems have become an integral part of safety-critical computing applications, necessitating system designs that incorporate complex fault-tolerant resource management functions to provide globally coordinated operations with ultra-reliability. As a result,...

Articles
Software

Using Formal Methods for Engineering Embedded Systems

Between 1985 and 1987, a radiation therapy device called the Therac-25 was involved in at least six incidents in which the device delivered massive overdoses of radiation. The patients...

Features
Connectivity

Designing Cybersecurity into Connected Medical Devices

Cyber threats to health delivery organizations (HDOs) and the medical device industry as a whole have hit a new level of maturity in the last year. A decade ago, the attack scene was...

Briefs
Software

PathDroid

Android is the primary software platform for mobile, networked devices such as tablets and smartphones. These devices are increasingly used for safety-critical functions that require verification of correct and robust behavior of applications. Such software written for the Android operating system is hard to test because applications...

Articles
Data Acquisition

Ensuring the Compliance of Avionics Software with DO-178C

Given the needs to meet the most stringent requirements for reliability, safety, and security resulting in lengthy software development schedules, aerospace and defense projects have...

Articles
RF & Microwave Electronics

Fast-Tracking Autonomous Vehicles with Simulation

Artificial intelligence developments are set to fundamentally transform mobility, whether it is mobility of weapon payloads, supply deliveries, urban commuters, warehouse goods,...

Articles
Aerospace

Evaluating Key Certification Aspects of Multicore Platforms for Safety Critical Avionics Applications

High performance, low power consumption and small footprint requirements imposed by the embedded market on the processor industry is...

Briefs
Semiconductors & ICs

Reliability Testing of High-Power Devices

Before a new high-power semiconductor device can be used for industrial applications, it must be thoroughly tested to determine if it will survive environmental stresses and continue to meet...