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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Converters for CANdela Diagnostic Descriptions for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8
CANdelaStudio and other Vector tools are delivered with the converters that are available when the tool is released. For loading newer versions of cdd-documents, you need the appropriate converter add-on. The add-on is delivered with a setup program which allows you to either install the converters for all Vector products installed on your system or to install the converters to a directory of your choice. You will find more information about the add-on and the converters in the Vector KnowledgeBase.

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2016-08-02 67.8 MB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Converters for CANdela Diagnostic Descriptions for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista/7/8
CANdelaStudio and other Vector tools are delivered with the converters that are available when the tool is released. For loading newer versions of cdd-documents, you need the appropriate converter add-on. The add-on is delivered with a setup program which allows you to either install the converters for all Vector products installed on your system or to install the converters to a directory of your choice. You will find more information about the add-on and the converters in the Vector KnowledgeBase.

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2016-08-02 67.8 MB
Driver/Firmware Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).VXtools 3.0 SP1
Update and configuration tools for the VX1000 System.

VXtools 3.0 SP1 includes:
  • Firmware and FPGA images 3.0 SP1 for the VX1000 family devices
  • VXconfig
  • VXupdate
  • CANape VXplugin for CANape 14.0 SP3 and CANape 13.0 SP5
  • XL API Drivers for VX0312, VX1121 and VX113x
  • VX1000 System Manual and Hardware Datasheets
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Note: The following VX1000 hardware components and targets are no longer supported by the Firmware and FPGA images since VXtools 3.0:

  • VX1110, VX1121, VX1231, VX1232, VX1241, VX1542, VX1450
  • MPC56x (READI Target Interface)
For these components and targets the VXtools 1.9 SP2 are still available.

2016-07-18 52.4 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Services for measurement data analysis
Do you spend much of your working hours preparing an analysis of your measurement data? The data mining functionality in CANape and vSignalyzer allows you to automate the analysis and thus save valuable time and expense. Besides the tools, Vector offers you comprehensive customized services. Through implementation of your requirements, your users benefit from an easy, fast, and efficient data analysis.
2016-07-14 246 kB
Manual
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AUTOSAR Calibration Manual
Measuring and calibrating of AUTOSAR applications with XCP and CANape: The AUTOSAR Standard describes methods that enable standardized development of reusable and replaceable software components within vehicles. This approach minimizes the development effort for electronic control unit (ECU) software. The software is then optimized using CANape. Since the software developer cannot yet optimize the parameters for a control algorithm of the ECU at the time of implementation, these parameters are defined in the software as calibration parameters. The calibration parameters are ultimately variables in the source code that reside in RAM memory and remain unchanged by the algorithm itself. They can then be calibrated using CANape.
2016-07-11 2 MB
Demo
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).ASAP2 Tool-Set 11.0.10
Contains Creator, Checker, Editor, Updater, Merger, Modifier and Comparer:
  • Creator: automatically creates ASAP2 files based on C-code comments. A demo of the Creator is not available, but we can check the availability of a time-limited trial version for you. Contact: sales@vector.com.
  • Checker: performs both a syntax check and a set of semantic and plausibility checks for a given ASAP2 file
  • Editor: for the administration of ECU databases in A2L format. All information can be viewed, entered and changed dialog based.
  • The Updater reads an ASAP2 source file and updates all address and data type information on the basis of the entries in a linker map file.
  • Merger: creates one common ASAP2 files from multiple files. The demo versions of Updater, Merger and Modifier have a limit in the number of objects written to result file.
  • Modifier: filter ASAP2 files and execute user-defined modifications
  • The Comparer compares two ASAP2 files and writes the results to a log file. The demo version has a limit in the number of objects compared.
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2016-06-10 237 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape Option Driver Assistance
The Driver Assistance Option extends the CANape measurement, calibration, and diagnostic tool by adding a verification solution for driver assistance systems and an optimization of image processing algorithms.
2016-05-11 1.17 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape Option Bypassing
A complete bypassing solution is available to you by interlinking CANape, VN8900 and the VX1000 measurement and calibration hardware.
2016-05-11 257 kB
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector MATLAB/Simulink MC Add-On 13.0.10 (64 bit)
Tools to create a visualization for CANape based on a Simulink model. CANape/vSignalyzer Target for the code generation via Simulink Coder to run the model as a DLL in CANape/vSignalyzer context.

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2016-04-06 45.3 MB
AddOn / Freeware
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector MATLAB/Simulink MC Add-On 13.0.10 (32 bit)
Tools to create a visualization for CANape based on a Simulink model. CANape/vSignalyzer Target for the code generation via Simulink Coder to run the model as a DLL in CANape/vSignalyzer context.

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2016-04-06 45.2 MB
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Patzer, A.: XCP Use Cases
Presentation: XCP is not only used in ECU development, calibration and programming; it is also used to integrate any desired measurement equipment for prototype development, functional development with bypassing and at SIL and HIL test stands. For quick access to internal data via microcontroller debugging interfaces such as NEXUS, communication occurs over dedicated hardware, trouble-free. This hardware converts communication from NEXUS to XCP-on-Ethernet. The benefits to the user are independence from tool producers with proprietary solutions, and reusability of components.

2016-04-01 1.2 MB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 14.0.30 SP3
Updates existing installations of version 14.0 to 14.0 SP3. Not suitable for older versions. List of changes.

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2016-03-26 928 MB
Demo
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 14.0.30
Demo with sample configurations for CCP, XCP, KWP and GPS. Limitations: the demo version cannot be run with CAN hardware and does not store configuration files. Measurement duration is limited.MD5 checksum: 54657930e2596f51290525bb1f0a5e49
2016-03-26 928 MB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 13.0.50 SP5
Updates existing installations of version 13.0 to 13.0 SP5. Not suitable for older versions. List of changes.

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2015-12-18 861 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Calibrating ECUs – Trends and Effects on Development Methods and Tools
The developments and challenges of the next five to ten years in the area of measurement and calibration of ECUs will be determined by global trends and will involve several changes. Established work methods are frequently reaching their limits, and adoption of new approaches by companies is inevitable. Data-based calibration methods, "intelligent" data management with virtually transparent data exchange, and flexible integration of expert knowledge via apps, among other things, will supplement the work of the application engineer.
2015-12-08 1.6 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape
Measuring, calibrating, diagnosing and flashing ECUs in one tool.
2015-11-06 4.32 MB
Press Release Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector Technology Days 2015 – technology you can touch and development trends straight from the source
On 28 and 29 October 2015, the Vector Technology Days will have their premiere at the Motorworld in Böblingen, Germany. In a fittingly automotive ambience with 1,000 m² of floor space, the high-tech company will present forward-looking technologies that you can touch. Vector is opening up its development labs and will demonstrate the latest product developments. The exhibition will be flanked by a forum featuring short talks on current development topics, workshops on all aspects of Vector’s core competency, and basic seminars.
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2015-09-01 0.9 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Calibration Data Management – A Puzzle Game No More
In ECU development, short innovation cycles and high cost pressure lead to a distribution of work, in which the software development process is separate from the process of adapting it to its desired behavior in the vehicle. In today's vehicles, tens of thousands of such calibration data values must be determined and managed and indeed for each individual vehicle variant. To avoid errors, quality standards are needed that have the same level as in the development of the actual software. This article discusses the requirements of tools for managing parameter values and presents a universal solution.
2015-06-11 2.5 MB
Manual
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape Calculation and Scripting Language (CASL)
CANape contains a function editor for writing cross-device functions and scripts. The CASL scripting language used for this is similar to the C programming language. For easier use, CANape provides an IntelliSense input, code blocks, and various built-in function groups. Functions and scripts can be used to solve a variety of different tasks from simple calculations, e.g., adding signals, to automation of CANape.
2015-05-22 1.5 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Automotive Ethernet Solution
Vector's tools, embedded software and services for Automotive Ethernet, IP, and BroadR-Reach in automotive vehicles
2015-03-18 98 kB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-029 vFlash in CANape
This application note explains the flash process with vFlash from CANape and the necessary steps for realizing preprocessing of the data to be flashed using a preprocessing XML file
2015-03-02 180 kB
Press Release Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector launches vADASdeveloper to complete its portfolio of development solutions for driver assistance systems
In launching vADASdeveloper, Vector is introducing a tool for developing multi-sensor applications to its product lineup. On January 1, 2015, this product was adopted by BASELABS GmbH. Developers of driver assistance systems and ECUs for automated driving will now benefit from a comprehensive solution for data fusion and environment perception.
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2015-02-11 292 kB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape Option Simulink XCP Server
Visualize and parameterize Simulink models easily and efficiently.
2015-02-05 492 kB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).White Paper: XCP on FlexRay with CANape
When calibrating your FlexRay ECUs, you can rely on a high-performance, practice-proven solution whose components are perfectly coordinated. You can use: The XCP Master CANape to measure and calibrate internal ECU parameters efficiently and reliably. Tailor-made XCP software components for integration in the ECU and CANape, giving you maximum performance in measurement and calibration.
2015-01-09 350 kB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 12.0.70 SP7
Updates existing installations of version 12.0 to 12.0 SP7. Not suitable for older versions. Click here to see the list of changes.

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2014-12-12 788 MB
Press Release Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 13.0 – Efficiently measuring and calibrating ECU parameters
Vector is introducing the new Version 13.0 of its CANape measurement and calibration tool. The development software for ECU calibration now supports users with such new features as extensive printing and reporting functions as well as statistical evaluations of measurement results.
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2014-11-07 305 kB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Verification of Driver Assistance Systems in the Vehicle and in the Laboratory
Driver assistance systems acquire the vehicle's environment via a wide variety of sensors. Warnings to the driver or (semi-) autonomous interventions in the driving situation are always made based on correct results of the object recognition algorithms. This article addresses the typical challenges that arise in verifying object data and testing the image processing algorithm. The XCP standard enables the necessary high data throughput in measurement and calibration.
2014-10-24 1 MB
Press Release Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector issues second edition of the XCP reference book
The second edition of the technical reference book "XCP – The Standard Protocol for ECU Development" is now available from Vector. In the new edition, the authors have addressed new topics such as the use of CAN FD as a transport layer. The XCP reference book can be ordered free-of-charge from the Vector website – in printed form or in various digital versions.
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2014-10-24 163 kB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).BMW: Rapid control prototyping for functional development of dynamic driving systems
The Challenge – To quickly validate control loops and functions on a real-time platform in a real system
The Solution – Rapid Control Prototyping with “Bypass/Fullpass” solutions and real-time capable hardware
The Advantages – Fast, simple and cost-effective testing of different open and closed loop control methods
2014-09-26 756 kB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CAN FD: Fast Measurement and Reprogramming
CAN with a flexible data rate (CAN FD) is a technological evolution of the CAN bus. The complexity of the technology is equivalent to the standard CAN bus but it offers a significantly increased bandwidth. CAN FD is therefore an alternative for FlexRay or Ethernet Networks. The network specialists at Vector investigated two typical applications, Measurement of ECU internal signals via XCP and ECU reprogramming, using the CAN FD bus system.
2014-09-02 5.8 MB
Demo
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).XCP Sample Implementation 1.0.13
XCP 1.0 basic driver example - Along with the driver source code, this package also contains examples that show the use of different interfaces. The source code contains all key components for measurement and calibration via XCP.

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2014-06-06 11 MB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 11.0.70 SP7
Updates existing installations of version 11.0 to 11.0 SP7. Not suitable for older versions. Click here to see the list of changes.

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2014-05-07 671 MB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AUTOSAR Solution
Vector's tools, embedded software and services for AUTOSAR
2014-03-05 475 kB
Product Description Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Workshops for Measuring and Calibration (Vector Germany)
Get to know the Vector system solution for measurement, calibration, diagnostics and flashing
2014-02-17 646 kB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-012 How to Use C-Code Functions in CANape
This document describes how to use C-Code functions in CANape.
2014-01-30 179 kB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Daimler: Analyze large quantities of measurement data rationally and flexibly
On test benches and in durability tests, automotive OEMs collect important information on the behavior of vehicle components under realistic conditions. However, in view of the enormous quantities of data that are generated and their complex interrelationships, it is often a time-consuming process to subsequently identify and analyze the relevant data sets. To accelerate the analysis of measurement data in testing its automatic transmissions, Daimler AG relies on automated data evaluation by the CANape measurement and calibration tool from Vector.
2013-10-17 1.9 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Validation of Over 200 Transmission Variants on PC
Transmission control units are often developed and calibrated for dozens or hundreds of vehicle variants. Not every possible variant is physically realised during development. Even the simulation of all variants on a HiL becomes infeasible with growing number of variants, since at least the control unit must then be physically realised and integrated into the HiL system. In such variant-rich cases, simulation of the entire system, including the control unit, becomes particularly attractive. Daimer, QTronic and Vector describe how Mercedes-Benz currently uses virtual ECUs to validate transmission control software for about 200 variants of the Sprinter series in a highly automated way on Windows PC.
2013-08-30 1.4 MB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-024 How do I create an A2L file from CANape?
This Application Note explains the necessary steps to create a new A2L file using CANape. In addition, possibilities for checking the consistency of the A2L file with control unit software are presented in order to prevent working with an incorrect A2L file.
2013-08-01 721 kB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-AMC-1-112 Multiple Recorders in CANape
This application note explains the concept of multiple recorders in the measurement configuration of CANape. Please check with Vector for any possible updates.
2013-06-10 1 MB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-023 Integrate VX1000 System A2L in INCA
This Application Note provides an overview of the steps required to get VX1000 System communication A2L working in INCA.
2013-05-29 147 kB
Service Pack Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape 10.0.70 SP7
Updates existing installations of version 10.0 to 10.0 SP7. Not suitable for older versions. Click here to see the list of changes.

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2013-05-14 475 MB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-004 Interface Programming Between CANape and Matlab
The purpose of this application note is to show how MATLAB/Simulink can be used for accessing an ECU for measurement and calibration.
2013-04-11 429 kB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-022 VX1000: Bypassing with CANape & VN8900
This document describes the setup of a CANape bypass project.
2013-02-13 1.1 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).New Measurement Concepts for Internal ECU Signals Enable High Data Rates and Frequent Sampling Times
In the development of electric and hybrid vehicles, in particular, the requirements for instrumentation used to measure internal ECU signals are very high. Nonetheless, measurement data rates of up to 30 Mbyte/s and the necessary sampling rates of 100 kHz can be achieved with the latest generations of microcontrollers and an intelligent measuring instrumentation solution. The ECU’s CPU is not loaded here.
2012-05-03 2 MB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-AMC-1-103 CANape ASAM-MC3 Interface
This is a general introduction to creating a user interface to communicate with the controller via the CANape ASAM-MCD3 Interface (CANapeAPI).
2012-01-05 779 kB
AddOn / Freeware
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Vector MDF ShellExtension 3.0.2
Find a measurement file you are looking for directly in the Windows Explorer. The ShellExtension Version 3.0.2 enables your Windows Explorer to show measurement file specific information like MDF project, MDF name, etc. Supported MDF formats: 2.x, 3.x, 4.x

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2011-10-24 7.7 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).New Bus Interfaces for Electric/Hybrid Vehicle Development
The many different bus systems used in the development of electric/hybrid vehicles (EV/HEV) are pushing conventional hardware interfaces to their performance limits. A crucial factor in determining testing depth, analysis quality and simulation options is the degree of real-time performance in data exchange. Communication between vehicle networks and the test and simulation tools is of primary importance here. To satisfy these heightened requirements, Vector has added a modular high-performance interface with integrated real-time computer to its interfaces product line. This interface’s realtime performance leads to short deterministic cycle and response times and enables flexible use in the EV/HEV development field and in numerous new application areas.
2011-04-13 2.6 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Riding on the Razor's Edge - Optimal Parameterization of an Engine Controller for Drag Racing
In calibrating engine controllers for production vehicles, electronic developers typically work with engine test stands and numerous test drives over different route scenarios. However, no such tools are available for special engine controllers used for drag racing. Using Vector’s CANape measurement and calibration tool enables an engine controller to be calibrated for top performance without using a test stand while staying within a tight budget even under the continual risk of destroying the engine after just a few test runs.
2011-04-12 1.8 MB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).HOERBIGER: Drivetrain mechatronics: Model-based development and ECU calibration with XCP and CANape
The Challenge - To conveniently test the behavior of Simulink models
The Solution - CANape as a user interface for parameterizing and visualizing Simulink models and internal ECU data
The Advantages - Simulink models can be visualized and parameterized conveniently and efficiently
2011-03-11 796 kB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Seamless Logging on Test Drives - Acquire Vehicle Data Reliably With Data Loggers
When different bus systems are used in vehicles, the effort required for troubleshooting and analysis always increases. Laboratory tests are no longer sufficient to simulate real situations for communication in the total vehicle system. Only extensive test drives in the real environment can deliver the necessary testing depth. In test fleets, data loggers installed in the vehicles are the tool of choice for logging the data traffic of all buses and select I/O lines. This makes it possible to access the test drive data at any time in quality assurance tasks.
2011-02-16 1.5 MB
Presentation Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Patzer, A.: Why do we need calibration
Presentation: Explanation of the basics of measurement & calibration

2010-01-25 191 kB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Bosch: Quantum Leap in Microcontroller Measurement Technology - ECU Measurement Concept for Maximum Data Rates
In the development of complex ECU applications, there are greater and greater quantities of data to be processed, more signals to be measured, and a growing number of parameters to be optimized. Previous methods for measuring, calibrating and flashing are increasingly encountering limits with regard to the necessary data throughput. It was in this context that Robert Bosch GmbH initiated a search for a more powerful and future-robust measurement concept for the next generation of its ECUs, in particular for the development of a new long-range radar sensor.
2009-10-26 1.2 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Efficient Analysis of Model Behavior in ECU Function Development
The focus in ECU function development is always on finding the best possible control algorithms and parameter combinations. A new solution now offers users a single measurement and calibration tool with universal application – from initial model design to the production level ECU.
2009-09-09 1.7 MB
Press Release Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).High transmission rates in ECU calibration without additional measurement hardware - New XCP-on-Ethernet driver from Vector
To enable efficient measurement and calibration of a large number of internal ECU signals, Vector has extended the list of its XCP slave drivers with XCP-on-Ethernet. Car makers and ECU developers can use these software components together with Vector`s CANape measurement and calibration tool to acquire extensive measurement data via a standard commercial Ethernet interface – without requiring additional hardware.
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2009-07-13 199 kB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).BMW: Verification of Object Recognition Algorithms by Driver Assistance Systems
Driver assistance systems address the issue of growing traffic volume by offering significant relief to drivers. To obtain an objective assessment of control algorithms in the development of such systems, BMW is relying on the support of the CANape measurement and calibration tool. Many suggestions by Munich’s leading car producer also flowed into the design of an extension that effectively handles the special requirements involved in calibrating driver assistance systems.
2008-09-09 1.8 MB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Audi: XCP-on-FlexRay - AUTOSAR-Compatible XCP Software Modules for FlexRay ECUs
To adjust parameter values in FlexRay ECUs, Audi calibrates them via XCP-on-FlexRay. One of Audi’s requirements was AUTOSAR compatibility of the XCP embedded software modules in the ECUs. For this purpose Vector modified both the XCP master and slave software so that Audi’s electronic developers could perform efficient measurements and calibrations. This was possible thanks to dynamic allocation of the XCP bandwidth for FlexRay.
2008-08-23 1.7 MB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).BorgWarner: Efficiently Developing Control Concepts with a Cost-Effective Rapid Prototyping Solution
Turbochargers help engines, especially those with comparatively small displacements, to develop considerable torque and a high level of driving dynamics. Today’s engine charging systems must flexibly adapt to engine speed and momentary power requirements; therefore, turbocharger control requires careful optimization. For the automotive supplier BorgWarner Turbo Systems, use of the CANape software tool has produced enormous streamlining potential in developing demo vehicles and hardware equipment for road durability tests.
2007-11-27 1.2 MB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).XCP at the Focal Point of Measurement and Calibration Applications
More and more electronic functions for safety and convenience are finding their way into the modern automobile. Since the number of ECUs is being held in check, however, this means that the complexity of individual devices must grow to compensate. Making an important contribution toward rationalization of the development process for these distributed systems is the XCP communication protocol, whose main tasks include measurement and calibration of ECU-internal variables at runtime. A tremendous advantage of this successor protocol to CCP is its independence of the physical transport layer.
2007-05-22 1 MB
Case Study Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).BMW: XCP on FlexRay
This fall the first FlexRay production application will hit the streets. The Munich-based automotive manufacturer BMW is introducing the innovative bus system for the first time on its new X5 vehicle. From December 2004 to January 2006 tool producer Vector Informatik worked together with BMW on the FlexRay solution. FlexRay experts Martin Peteratzinger and Florian Steiner of BMW and Roel Schuermans of development partner and software provider Vector discussed their experiences in HANSER automotive.
2006-09-22 847 kB
Technical Article Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).Bypassing ECU Functions Using XCP Stimulation Mechanism
The XCP STIM mechanism is a very effective method for bypassing parts of an ECU algorithm and can speed up software development cycles, depending on the duration of the alternative flash programming. The real-time suitability of the system composed of XCP master and slave depends on the operating systems used.
2005-06-24 347 kB
Application Note
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).AN-IMC-1-002 Flash Kernel Programming on a HC12 Microcontroller
The purpose of this application note is to explain how to implement a CCP flash kernel for the HC12 and to configure CANape Graph for flash programming.
2005-02-09 301 kB
Demo
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CCP Sample Implementation 1.42
CCP 2.1 sample driver implementation.

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2003-10-23 2.8 MB
Manual
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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for application notes, add-ons, demos and presentations).CANape user manual (no longer available)
You will find the user manual contents with convenient user guidance in the help function of your installed copy of CANape. Please contact the Vector support team for further questions.
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