Dassault Systèmes Introduces Vehicle Program Intelligence Industry Solution

June 24, 2016  by  

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Real-Time Data Analytics with the3DEXPERIENCEPlatform Enhance Project, Change and Quality Management for Vehicle Program Executives

Dassault Systèmes (Euronext Paris:#13065, DSY.PA),announced the launch of the “Vehicle Program Intelligence” industry solution experience providing transportation and mobility companies with powerful  analytics applications. Based on the 3DEXPERIENCE platform, “Vehicle Program Intelligence” reveals, measures and analyzes product and manufacturing data to accelerate and enhance business decisions in project, change and quality management.

QNX and Safran Demo Remote SIM Positioning

June 23, 2016  by  

qnx safran connected-car-solutionSafran Identity & Security and QNX Software Systems Limited, a subsidiary of BlackBerry Limited, presented a joint demonstration of remote SIM provisioning for connected cars at TU-Automotive Detroit. The demonstration showcased how over-the-air provisioning will bring a new level of flexibility to connected vehicles, enabling a single SIM card to support different mobile operator profiles and provide domestic network service around the world.The joint demonstration of the QNX CAR™ Platform for Infotainment and Safran’s GSMA-compliant remote subscription provisioning solution, MorphoFlex™, illustrates the secure delivery of operator credentials for flexible cellular connectivity. For the end customer, the solution can ensure that the vehicle remains fully connected, no matter what country it is driving in, with continuous delivery of infotainment, reliable access to emergency services, and maintenance of vehicle data integrity. For the automaker, the solution can enable SIM management and the flexibility to change the active operator throughout all phases of the vehicle lifecycle, including manufacture, delivery, initial sale, and resale.

Rambus and Movimento Deliver Personalized Security

June 13, 2016  by  


Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS) and Movimento have partnered to deliver secure, convenient and personalized OTA vehicle updates critical to safety and performance in the era of the connected car.

The CryptoManager platform adds an important layer of security to the Movimento OTA solution. Vehicle updates provided by the combined Movimento and Rambus solution offers one-time, single-use keys that are unique to each vehicle, minimizing vulnerabilities and maximizing security.

As part of the collaboration, Movimento’s OTA technology utilizes the Rambus CryptoManager platform, enabling in-field provisioning of encrypted keys generated for each vehicle and allowing for secure communication between a vehicle and the cloud.

SmartDeviceLink Developer Program Makes It Easier to Create In-Car Apps

June 10, 2016  by  

SmartDeviceLink is the open-source software on which the Ford AppLink™ platform is built. It provides consumers an easier way to access their favorite smartphone apps via voice command or touch screen interface.
  • New developer program is latest step for SmartDeviceLink – the agnostic app interface software that aims to set the industry standard for accessing smartphone apps inside the vehicle
  • SmartDeviceLink.com will provide developers with information they need to build smartphone apps compatible with vehicles by any automaker adopting the open-source connectivity software contributed to the industry by Ford
  • Toyota Motor Corp. has announced adoption of the technology for future vehicles; PSA Groupe, Honda, Subaru and Mazda are exploring adoption

SmartDeviceLink is the open-source software on which the Ford AppLink™ platform is built. It provides consumers an easier way to access their favorite smartphone apps via voice command or touch screen interface.

Neural Networks Pave the Road to Autonomous Driving

June 10, 2016  by  

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By Jeff VanWashenova, Director, Automotive Segment Marketing, CEVA

Driver-assistance systems such as lane-departure warning, parking assist and collision avoidance have been welcomed by drivers who deal with the diverse hazards found on today’s roads. Current Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) are capable of performing basic driving tasks autonomously, setting the scene for progress toward fully autonomous driving in the future.

The road to autonomous driving depends on development in three key technology areas. These are sensing, which includes radar, LiDAR and visual monitoring using cameras, high-definition mapping, and localization that accurately pinpoints the vehicle within its surroundings.

Movimento and HCL Partner to Deliver Global Car-to-Cloud Systems Integration and Managed Services Offering

June 9, 2016  by  

Movimento_CTS_display6-10-16Movimento and HCL Technologies Ltd launched a services offering for automotive software lifecycle management, operation and updates, along with support for on-and off-board software. The two companies will offer auto OEMs a one-stop-shop that covers everything from initial system integration to deployment, ongoing operations and customer support globally.

The introduction of new technologies and systems requires auto OEMs to integrate, manage and support diverse software solutions, a demanding task involving many different vendors. Movimento already offers scalable OTA services for updating software throughout the vehicle lifetime along with a way to collect data. By combining forces with HCL, a global $6.2 billion services company with operations in 32 countries, Movimento takes software updates and solution delivery to the next level.

Connected Vehicles and the Internet of Things that Really Matter

June 8, 2016  by  


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By Thomas Nigg, Senior Director: Product Strategy Positioning, and Costas Meimetis, Director: Product Strategy Short Range Radio at u-blox

The Internet of Things (IoT) has come to automotive. Having started with infotainment it has evolved to fusing sensor, positioning, cellular and short-range communications within exciting new V2X architectures that will enhance the driving experience and accelerate the development of autonomous vehicles.

Airbiquity Adds Software for Configuring and Executing Software Update and Data Campaigns

June 7, 2016  by  


Solution Helps Automakers Capture Benefits and Manage Complexities of Over-the-Air (OTA) Vehicle Software Updates and Data Collection

Airbiquity(®) has launched “an efficient and secure first of its kind” solution for configuring and executing large-scale software update and data collection campaigns for vehicles using a highly configurable and automated cloud-based service delivery solution.

AVnu Certifies Excelfore A/V Software Stack

June 6, 2016  by  






First AVB/TSN software reference module to bear the AVnu-certified logo

Excelfore said its Audio Video Bridging/Time Sensitive Networking (AVB/TSN) software stack platform for audio networking as well as video end points has achieved AVnu Certification. AVnu Alliance, the industry consortium driving open, standards-based deterministic networking, grants its certification mark to those devices that have passed all interoperability testing conducted by its third-party testing house, the University of New Hampshire InterOperability Laboratory (UNH-IOL).

Excelfore’s stack is the first AVB/TSN software stack to achieve AVnu Certification.

EnSilica and Micrium Port µC/OS-III RTOS to eSi-RISC Processor Cores

June 6, 2016  by  

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EnSilica, a provider of semiconductor solutions and IP, and Micrium, a real-time operating system (RTOS) provider for embedded systems and the Internet of Things (IoT), have partnered to port Micrium’s µC/OS-III® RTOS to EnSilica’s family of eSi-RISC processor cores.

Micrium’s µC/OS-III is available on eSi-RISC with immediate effect. In addition, Micrium’s range of communication software, including its USB host/USB device and TCP/IP networking protocol stack, has been ported to EnSilica’s eSi-RISC.

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