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Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector Informatik acquires USA-based Vector Software, Inc. - Strategic acquisition is a major step toward a complete solution for the testing of software-based embedded and connected systems
Effective January, 18, Vector Informatik GmbH, the German-based specialist for the development and test of automotive electronics, has acquired 100% of the US company Vector Software, Inc. Vector Software specializes in automated embedded software testing in multiple industries.
2017-02-21 110 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Efficient test case definition with Classification Tree Method – new editor in vTESTstudio 2.1
One of the most important tasks in testing vehicle ECU software is determining the right test cases. The latest version 2.1 of the test design tool vTESTstudio from Vector offers support for this task with its new graphical editor for the Classification Tree Method. This method helps both the OEM’s and the supplier’s test designer to reduce the number of test cases to what is relevant and thus test efficiently and with the highest level of quality.
2017-02-15 205 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).AUTOSAR-compliant diagnostic configuration at the press of a button
With version 8.5 SP2 of CANdelaStudio, Vector presents a solution for the creation of AUTOSAR-compliant configurations of the diagnostic basic software for vehicle ECUs. It enables development teams at vehicle and ECU manufacturers to generate AUTOSAR Diagnostic Extract (DEXT) files at the press of a button.
2017-02-06 257 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector enables flashing of Linux-based ECUs according to OEM requirements
Vector is supplementing its automotive portfolio of basic software products by adding a flash bootloader for Linux-based ECUs. Developers will now benefit from a quick and easy solution for reprogramming these ECUs according to OEM-specific requirements. It enables reliable updating of shell scripts and graphic data as well as configuration and operating system files.
2017-01-09 132 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).8th Vector Congress: Industry experts discuss the future of automotive electronics
The Vector Congress, which has taken place every two years since 2002, is the recognized platform for the latest practice-oriented technical information organized by and for developers of automotive electronics. The 8th event took place in Stuttgart, Germany, on November 29 and 30, and was attended by more than 350 participants each day. Through expert presentations by international guest speakers and Vector specialists, they found out about the latest trends and challenges in the fields of ADAS, AUTOSAR Adaptive, Automotive Ethernet, Car2x/V2X, E/E architecture, safety and security, etc. At the accompanying exhibition, Vector specialists demonstrated current products and concrete solutions. The intensive exchange of experience amongst industry experts was a key part of the success of the event.
2016-12-20 307 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CANape 15.0 optimizes calibration of ECU parameters
In Version 15.0, Vector is extending its CANape measurement and calibration tool with many new functions. Its scalable, decentralized recorder solution makes it possible to reliably capture very high bandwidth measurement data rates of over 1 GByte/s, such as those that occur in the ADAS field. The tool’s advanced user operation concept – with an intuitive menu ribbon that is structured according to feature sets – makes it easy to quickly access frequently used functions. In ECU calibration work, the necessary sharing of parameter sets within a team is now convenient and transparent.
2016-12-14 292 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector facilitates analysis and test of sensor protocols PSI5 and SENT
The analysis, simulation and testing of sensor-specific protocols, such as PSI5 and SENT, will be easier for developers in future. For this purpose, Vector is offering a new solution: CANoe .Sensor software and VT2710 hardware module. Users will profit from the functionalities especially matched to sensor protocols.
2016-11-07 212 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Timing-Architects and Vector join Forces for Multi-core Development
Vector Informatik GmbH of Stuttgart invests in Timing-Architects Embedded Systems GmbH of Regensburg. Together they now offer a complete tool chain for developing distributed multi-core real-time systems for Electronic Control Units (ECU) in vehicles. Vector is also enabling global sales of TA products.
2016-10-18 158 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector offers greater safety by introducing the world‘s first AUTOSAR basic software to be certified to ASIL D
The internationally recognized specialist for functional safety, exida, has verified that the AUTOSAR 4 basic software from Vector fulfills the requirements of ISO 26262 up to the ASIL D level with a certificate issued on 2016-09-08. This makes Vector the world’s first company to offer software that has been certified by an independent assessment. This lets developers implement significantly higher performance ECUs for safety-related applications.
2016-09-13 167 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Cyber Security highly impacts the automotive industry – Industry experiences and practical know-how
Cyber Security is currently the hot topic in automotive development. The increasing connectivity between vehicles and infrastructure and open interfaces require rigorous risk management, continuous quality assurance, and a systematic development process. Vector has summarized best practices of Daimler, Hella, Infineon, Porsche, Thales and ZF to achieve "Automotive Cybersecurity". The experiences and case studies were presented at the Vector Cyber Security Symposium. The videos of the lectures and the presentations are accessible for free as of now at www.vector.com/vses2016.
2016-08-11 242 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Automotive Ethernet design with PREEvision 8.0
With PREEvision 8.0, Vector supports development of future-proof electric/electronic architectures for vehicles: The new release can be used for model-based development of automotive Ethernet networks and service-oriented software architectures.
2016-08-03 215 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).The first prototype of E-motor based on AUTOSAR in China has been successfully developed - Collaboration among Tongji University, Dajun, Infineon and Vector
Sino-German school for postgraduate studies of Tongji University (CDHK), Shanghai Dajun Technologies, Inc., Infineon Technologies and Vector Automotive Technology announced today that CDHK have developed the prototype of motor controller on the basis of Infineon Aurix TC275 microcontroller and Vector AUTOSAR 4.0.3 with multicore OS. This is the first time in China that Aurix MCU has been used to develop motor system based on AUTOSAR.
2016-08-01 368 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Model-based wiring harness development with PREEvision
The wiring harness is considered to be one of the most expensive and difficult individual parts of the electrical/electronic architecture. Vector’s development tool PREEvision allows its physical attributes to be completely modelled. It describes the complexity of current cabling systems with diagrams, takes details into account and makes the entire structure easily understandable. The numerous modelling functions facilitate the development and comparison of alternatives so that the best connections for cost-efficient wiring harness designs can be determined for use in the final manufacturing design process.
2016-06-28 133 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Reliable analysis and testing of Car2x functions with CANoe.Car2x 2016-06-21 359 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Efficient development of multi-sensor applications
For the development of algorithms for driver assistance systems and automated driving, the new vADASdeveloper Version 2.0 offers comprehensive support. With Vector’s software tool, ADAS developers have a complete solution at their disposal, ranging from multi-sensor data recording to quick visualization of results. Even algorithm development along with implementation in simulation and testing systems can be realized in this way.
2016-05-30 208 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CANoe 9.0 from Vector makes development and testing of ECUs easier and more convenient
Vector has once again introduced numerous technical and user operation-related improvements into the new Version 9.0 of CANoe. The most apparent being the fundamentally revised operating concept of the high-performance tool, which is aligned to the most important application areas. This not only simplifies initial use of the tool for beginners; professional users also benefit from a simplified menu structure.
2016-04-29 710 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Integrated debugger for universal controller simplifies the first steps in the development of ECUs
Vector and iSYSTEM today introduce their co-operatively designed VCA0301 – an integrated debugger for the universal ECU VC121-12 from Vector. The debugger has been developed by iSYSTEM and will be available as an accessory from May. Developers of ECUs now have, with the combination of the universal controller and entry-level debugger, perfectly tuned solution for various applications available from a single source.
2016-04-18 297 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector opens second office in China
The Stuttgart-based specialist for automotive electronics, Vector, is acknowledging the importance of the Chinese market by opening a second business site in China on February 1st, 2016. Based on rapid growth in the Chinese market, a second office has now been opened in Beijing, so that the company can offer even better support to its customers in northern China.
2016-01-20 539 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector announces vSignalyzer 14.0 – a powerful tool for visualizing, analyzing, and documenting measurement data
In the new version 14.0 of vSignalyzer, electronic developers will find extensive functions for measurement data visualization and for manual and automated analysis. The software from Vector is able to read in data from network development, bus analysis and ECU calibration in all commonly used file formats. It can now even process very large MDF4.x measurement files with 4 gigasamples per signal or over 200,000 measurement parameters – such as those generated in test drives, test runs on test benches and laboratory measurement – with great speed.
2015-12-17 761 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).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.
2015-09-01 0.9 MB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector introduces mobile ARINC 429 solution for monitoring, debugging and testing avionic systems
Vector is extending the range of uses of its CANoe and CANalyzer development and analysis tools to cover important avionic networks by offering the .A429 software option and a USB interface for ARINC 429. This gives developers of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs) in aircrafts a flexible and powerful solution for testing and bus analysis.
2015-06-02 613 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector supports the upcoming CAN/CAN FD ISO standard
Vector is supporting the upcoming ISO11898-1:2015 ISO standard for CAN and CAN FD in version 8.5 of its CANoe development, simulation and test tool and CANalyzer analysis tool. In the new version 8.5 of these products, changes and extensions are supported which are specified for CAN FD in the new ISO standard.
2015-03-16 223 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Industry Trends 2015
Which topics, technologies and trends matter in 2015? Where is development of innovative products and solutions heading for? Vector Consulting Services has spoken with clients in technology companies and identified three major trends. The evolution from the preceding survey in 2014 is specifically interesting. Our study is freely available as of now.
2015-02-17 230 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CSM and Vector reinforce their Integrated Measurement Technology Solution with joint strategy
CSM and Vector have agreed to work together intensively and engage in a joint venture for long-term and sustainable development and sales. In the future, users of measurement technology in automotive and commercial vehicle development will benefit from a closely coordinated complete solution for software and hardware products from Vector and CSM.
2015-02-12 437 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).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.
2015-02-11 292 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).ECU Testing Under Real I/O Conditions Right at the Developer's Workbench - New Modular VT System from Vector Informatik
The modular VT System from Vector provides an easy way to implement ECU functional tests. Even in early development phases, ECU coordinators, functional developers and test engineers can achieve a high level of test coverage previously only attained in later phases. The new VT System also supplies values of the ECU’s physical inputs and outputs to the test and analysis tool CANoe, which enables cost-effective testing right at the workbench.
2015-01-19 715 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).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.
2014-11-07 305 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector opens subsidiary in Brazil
Vector is opening its 11th foreign subsidiary with the founding of Vector Brazil. Vector Brazil will market the entire product line-up of the Stuttgart-based specialists for automotive electronics in South America. Electronics developers in South America will now get intensive support in close cooperation with the company's headquarters in Stuttgart.
2014-11-06 352 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).PREEvision E/E development platform now also offers FlexRay and CAN FD support
PREEvision Version 7.0 is now available from Vector for designing and implementing network communication for bus systems based on the FlexRay, LIN and CAN FD protocols. Many new features have been added for the Vehicle Electrical Distribution Concept Design application case to improve the graphical representation of wire harnesses and connectors. The Application Server now supports additional IT requirements such as Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and WebSphere.
2014-11-03 718 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).New data loggers offer CAN, LIN and FlexRay channels - Multibus fleet loggers from Vector offer a wide variety of uses
Vector is now offering the new data recorders GL3000/4000/4200 for both automotive and non-automotive applications. Test engineers can use these devices to acquire bus data from up to eight CAN, eight LIN and two FlexRay channels in parallel. Users may select to have the logged data read out over WLAN, USB, Ethernet or UMTS.
2014-11-03 168 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector is the first supplier to deliver an ASIL-D certified AUTOSAR operating system
The AUTOSAR operating system MICROSAR OS SafeContext from Vector has been certified to ASIL D for the TMS570 processor. In January 2013, TÜV Nord verified that its development conformed to ISO 26262. This makes MICROSAR OS the first AUTOSAR operating system available to be certified through the ASIL-D level.
2014-11-03 345 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).TTTech to partner with Vector in aerospace market on AFDX testing solutions
TTTech Computertechnik AG and Vector Informatik GmbH announce to expand their cooperation into the aerospace market. Vector’s development and test tool CANoe.AFDX will be bundled with TTTech’s AFDX end system COTS hardware. The synergies created by this powerful combined offering will provide substantial benefits to the demanding customers in the aerospace market worldwide.
2014-11-03 172 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Networking now standardized in special purpose cars - Vector supports CIA447 communications protocol with software components and development tools
A working committee of numerous automotive OEMs, module producers and communications specialists has - under the auspices of CiA - come to an agreement on a CANopen-based communications protocol. This enables easy integration of taxi meters, radio systems, roof bars and other electronically controlled devices in taxis, police cars and other official vehicles from different automotive OEMs. In this area, Vector offers software components for implementing the ECUs, a modified version of the CANoe.CANopen development and test tool, and consultation and project support.
2014-11-03 94 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).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.
2014-10-24 163 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector and BASELABS jointly support the development of electronics for automated driving
Vector and BASELABS have formed a partnership with the goal of jointly creating products and services for the development of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and automated driving. The partnership agreement was signed in August 2014.
2014-10-08 208 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).AUTOSAR Basic Software from Vector is the basis for a reference integration
For a reference integration of the BMW “BAC4 Release 2” AUTOSAR Core, Vector provides the BMW Group the AUTOSAR basic software MICROSAR. It contains already the new functions released in AUTOSAR Release 4.2.1 in autumn 2014. The focus is on internal vehicle communications over CAN, FlexRay and Ethernet and related new concepts. BMW and its ECU suppliers benefit from shortened development times due to reduced integration and testing needs.
2014-09-19 103 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Managing calibration data simply and traceably with CDM Studio
Vector is introducing the new CDM Studio software tool which supports efficient editing and management of parameter set files used in ECU calibration. This tool lets users conveniently display, compare and edit calibration parameter values. CDM Studio supports all commonly used data formats such as ASAM CDF 2.0, DCM, Intel Hex, Motorola-S, PAR and PaCo. This broad support for both traditional and emerging new file formats makes CDM Studio a tool with high flexibility today and into the future. ECU calibrators can also read in parameter set files directly from external tools, such as INCA from ETAS or Vision from Accurate Technologies, and manage them.
2014-07-01 256 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Interactive remote diagnostics worldwide with Indigo
Now diagnostic experts can get direct and interactive diagnostic access to vehicles worldwide with Indigo. Beginning with version 4.0 of the diagnostic tester, Vector Informatik is offering users a remote diagnostic solution that is fast and easy to use. On test drives or in foreign production plants, or right at a customer's vehicle in the service shop, the diagnostic expert can access a vehicle, systematically determine the cause of a problem and quickly solve it – without even having to be there physically.
2014-05-28 431 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Extensive testing and debugging of embedded software
The completely revised AUTOSAR basic software package MICROSAR AMD (AUTOSAR Monitoring and Debugging) from Vector now provides extensive testing and debugging functions for AUTOSAR ECUs. The package contains the "Diagnostic Log and Trace" and "Debugging" modules as defined in AUTOSAR 4.x, and also the useful extra "Runtime Measurement Module". Together with the CANoe.AMD test tool, MICROSAR AMD gives ECU developers convenient access to valuable information on runtimes and statuses of the application and basic software. In test environments it is now easier to compare internal ECU parameters to external parameters and bus communication.
2014-05-08 278 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Develop and test ECUs and networks easier now with CANoe 8.2
The latest version of the CANoe development, simulation and test tool from Vector, CANoe 8.2, was released on April 15. This version gives users practical extensions for current bus systems such as CAN FD and Ethernet. It also offers extensions for test automation and improved user convenience.
2014-05-02 527 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CAN bus data logger for reliable logging of flight test data
Vector developed the GL1020FTE data logger for analyzing CAN bus communications in aircrafts. On February 26, 2014, the CAN bus data logger passed its first test trial aboard an A350 XWB MSN2 Airbus test aircraft. The device fulfills stringent requirements to be used as aircraft equipment and was designed according to the RTCA DO-160E standard.
2014-04-22 284 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).OBD software available for AUTOSAR ECUs
A production-ready OBD extension is now available for AUTOSAR basic software from Vector. It was developed in close cooperation with five automotive manufacturers, and it supports their special requirements. Therefore customized versions of the diagnostic-related basic software modules are available from Vector. Because suppliers no longer need to develop the OBD functionality themselves, they can focus on implementing the core functionality of their ECUs as before.
2013-11-06 277 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector signs memorandum of understanding to introduce Car2x communication
In signing a “Memorandum of Understanding on Deployment Strategy for cooperative ITS in Europe” on 07-18-2013, Vector is is demonstrating its active support for the introduction and use of Car2x technology. Beginning in 2015, communication among vehicles and with the transportation infrastructure is expected to make traffic safer, more efficient and more sustainable.
2013-10-14 1 MB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Simple flashing of ECUs simultaneously with vFlash 2.5
Vector is now releasing the latest version of vFlash 2.5 - the software for flashing ECUs. The easy to use tool enables simultaneous flashing of up to eight ECUs with the new edition vFlash Station.
2013-09-06 332 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector opens subsidiary in Austria
By opening the subsidiary Vector Austria on May 6, 2013, Vector is affirming the economic importance of the countries of Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bulgaria and Romania. Starting in August 2013, Vector Austria will distribute the entire product line-up of the specialist for ECU networking directly in these markets. In the future, electronics developers will be even better supported locally, due to the subsidiary’s close cooperation with the parent company in Stuttgart, Germany. Beginning September 2013, Vector Austria will host a number of events for its customers on site at their locations.
2013-08-09 374 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).A good combination – access to Ethernet and CAN with one device
Vector is introducing the new VN5610 device - a compact Ethernet/CAN interface with USB. Developers in the automotive and aerospace industries will benefit from simultaneous access to CAN networks and Ethernet-based systems such as Broad-R-Reach or AFDX® with just one interface. The new hardware can be used in tasks ranging from remaining bus simulations to Ethernet monitoring and synchronization of Ethernet frames with other bus systems such as CAN. In particular, developers will benefit from highly precise time stamps with a common time base for synchronizing the various systems.
2013-06-03 446 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Integrated software development with iSYSTEM and Vector tools
Schwabhausen-based iSYSTEM and Vector, headquartered in Stuttgart, today present the integration of CANoe.XCP, CANoe.AMD as well as CANape and iSYSTEM winIDEA/testIDEA. With their cooperation, iSYSTEM and Vector respond to the demand for consistent development tools and automated test tools required especially by the automotive industry.
2013-02-20 543 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector signs agreement for licensed use of Airbus-developed AFDX technology
By signing a licensing agreement with Airbus and its EADS parent company, Vector is extending the application range of its CANoe and CANalyzer development and analysis tools to include AFDX networks (Avionics Full-Duplex Switched Ethernet). Multibus capability will now let developers analyze multiple aerospace bus systems - such as AFDX, CAN and ARINC 429 - time-synchronously in a single tool.
2013-02-20 352 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).AUTOSAR 4.0.3 basic software from Vector available
Vector has extended its AUTOSAR solution for AUTOSAR 4.0.3. This version supports automotive OEMs and suppliers in implementing the latest AUTOSAR standard. The solution consists of the MICROSAR basic software and the new generation of the DaVinci Configurator Pro configuration tool. First suppliers are already implementing the new AUTOSAR software in production projects.
2012-09-20 266 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector supports OPEN Alliance SIG in introducing BroadR-Reach as a network in the automobile
Vector is a new member of the OPEN Alliance SIG (One Pair EtherNet Alliance Special Interest Group). This interest group is promoting the introduction of BroadR-Reach – an Ethernet-based communications technology for motor vehicles. Vector is supporting this consortium with its many years of experience in creating development tools for automotive networking.
2012-08-24 297 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Developing conformance tests for charging e-vehicles
The German Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart (FKFS) and Vector Informatik are working together to develop conformance tests for charging communication. The tests verify that communications between the vehicle and the charging station conform to the ISO 15118 and DIN 70121 standards. This lets vehicle and charging station producers and their suppliers develop and test their products independently.
2012-08-07 1.3 MB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector extends its corporate management team
Vector Informatik GmbH has extended its corporate management team. Thomas Riegraf, who has worked at the company for 22 years, has been named Managing Director, effective as of July 1, 2012.
2012-08-06 386 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Development and analysis of avionics networks with CANalyzer.AFDX and CANoe.AFDX
With the new .AFDX option, Vector is extending the application range of its CANoe and CANalyzer development and analysis tools to avionics networks. This gives developers of networked electronic units in an aircraft a solution that provides detailed access to the exchanged data right down to the level of single Ethernet frames.
2012-07-20 292 kB
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The Stuttgart-based networking specialist Vector has established a new product development site in Karlsruhe. This is a direct result of the merger of Karlsruhe-based company aquintos and Vector.
2012-07-06 87 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector opens new office for aerospace customers in Hamburg
On April 1, Vector has opened a new customer center in Hamburg (Germany). The specialist for developing embedded systems took this step so that it can offer optimal support for its aerospace customers.
2012-05-03 166 kB
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Vector’s MICROSAR OS Multi-Core is an efficient and robust operating system for automotive applications on multi-core processors. It enables independent execution of the application software on multiple processor cores. To accomplish this, the operating system utilizes synchronization methods and coordinated access to common resources.
2011-06-21 190 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Testing CANopen systems efficiently - Vector adds more test support in CANoe.CANopen 7.5 2011-03-03 417 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Simulation, testing and analysis of CAN-based avionic bus systems - Vector now supports ARINC protocols 810, 812, 825 and 826 with its CANoe and CANalyzer development tools 2010-09-08 824 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Creating ODX data simply and conveniently with ODXStudio
View, edit and manage vehicle diagnostic data in ODX format. That is what ODXStudio, the new ODX authoring tool from Vector Informatik, has to offer. In particular, the easy-to-use graphic user interface gives users quick work results – for all ODX categories. In the process, ODXStudio gives ECU developers optimal scalability: spanning the range from individual ECUs to the whole vehicle and entire model series.
2010-08-26 235 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Intelligent battery charging in electric vehicles - MICROSAR IP from Vector supports smart charging
Vector is developing standard software modules for charger controllers in electric vehicles. Therefore, the Vector MICROSAR IP-Stack was extended by adding protocols for Smart Charging communication. In addition, protocols from the Internet world, such as HTTP, JSON, DNS and TLS (Transport Layer Security) are now already available for special customer functions. The standard software modules are being developed for series production and in close cooperation with a large German automotive OEM. The protocols for Smart Charging are expected to be available in MICROSAR IP in the fourth quarter of 2010.
2010-06-17 402 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CANalyzer now offers basic diagnostics and control panels - Bus analysis extended with convenient stimulation functions
With new integration of basic diagnostics and new control panels, Vector CANalyzer users now have additional ways to stimulate and analyze CAN, LIN, MOST and FlexRay networks or ECUs. In combination with the new VN8900 network interface from Vector, CANalyzer performance has also been significantly improved.
2010-06-10 300 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CANoe.XCP for direct access to internal ECU parameters - extended testing and analysis options with CANoe
Option CANoe.XCP, which was developed for CANoe, enables direct access to internal ECU values via the standardized ASAM calibration protocols XCP and CCP. These parameter values are used by test engineers and application developers in their testing and analysis tasks. CANoe assumes the role of XCP Master here, communicating with multiple slaves in parallel.
2009-10-22 206 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Vector enters into partnership with aquintos of Karlsruhe
Strategic partnership between Vector and aquintos. The software engineering company aquintos with its staff of 35 employees, located in Karlsruhe, puts its primary focus on the development of the PREEvision product. Since its inception, this software – originally created in collaboration with an OEM – has found widespread acceptance. The innovative software tool is used in the design, development, evaluation and optimization of E/E architectures. From product definition to topology, it considers the levels of functional modeling and distribution, networking, power supply, electrical system and wire harness.
2009-10-15 110 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).NEC Electronics and Vector collaborate on new AUTOSAR 3.0-compatible solution - Optimal support for NEC microcontroller
NEC Electronics Corporation and Vector today announced the availability of an AUTOSAR 3.0 compatible software package for various hardware platforms. This software package enables easy design of application software without the need for new developments. The package includes AUTOSAR Basic Software and a comprehensive tool chain. The solution was developed under close cooperation between the two companies.
2009-09-07 200 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).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.
2009-07-13 199 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).CANdelaStudio now supports ODX 2.2.0 as ISO standard - ODX 2.2.0 at the press of a button
The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has officially released ODX Version 2.2.0 as a standard for the exchange of diagnostic data (ISO 22901-1:2008). CANdelaStudio 6.0 supports this version of the ODX standard as well. This means that it is now easy for users to generate data in the latest ODX format at the press of a button.
2009-04-03 186 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Applying diagnostics made easy in vehicle development - Indigo is the name of the new tool for users applying diagnostics in automotive development
A quick overview of vehicle status and uncomplicated access to diagnostic data: That is what Indigo - the new diagnostic tester from Vector - has to offer. Especially on test drives, its simple menuing proves to be exceptionally helpful, letting users complete their diagnostic tasks with a minimum number of commands.
2008-06-02 401 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).A good combination - access to FlexRay and CAN with one device - common hardware enables precise timestamps
The VN7600 FlexRay/CAN USB interface being introduced by Vector is a bus interface with two FlexRay channels and three CAN channels in one device. In bus analyses and simulations, developers of FlexRay/CAN applications benefit from simultaneous access to both bus systems with just one hardware module.
2007-11-15 191 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Johnson Controls successfully evaluates AUTOSAR concepts with Vector software - Vector AUTOSAR Prototype Package
Burscheid/Stuttgart, 2007/10/26 - Johnson Controls has completed its first prototype system utilizing the Vector AUTOSAR Prototype Package. Johnson Controls, is one of the world's leading suppliers of automotive interior systems, electronics, and batteries and is an AUTOSAR premium member. This project consists of multiple electric control units (ECUs) utilizing two different hardware platforms which are connected through a CAN network. The project combines several purposes which result in the migration of the current software architecture to an AUTOSAR profile: Evaluation of AUTOSAR basic software, memory size, and CPU load; automatic code generation; and integration of external software components.
2007-10-26 105 kB
Open/close the description. The description also contains the download link (except for add-ons, application notes, and demos).Easy access to the FlexRay bus in custom applications - Vector offers extensive FlexRay functional library
Vector extends its XL-Driver-Library for the automotive bus systems CAN, LIN and MOST by adding a FlexRay functional library. Furthermore, the Advanced FlexRay-Driver-Library offers extended functions that allow developers of FlexRay applications to utilize Vector`s high-performance FlexRay interfaces in their own applications.
2007-09-18 299 kB