AVL adds Rohde & Schwarz GNSS Stimulation to Vehicle Test Environment

AVL adds Rohde & Schwarz GNSS Stimulation to Vehicle Test Environment

GNSS signals, for example GPS signals, are of major importance for positioning and tracking, orientation and safety-related information, such as congestion, in road traffic. A collaboration between AVL and Rohde & Schwarz, two of the world’s leading providers of measuring and automotive testing systems, now permits the reproduction of realistic GNSS reception conditions for testbed vehicle testing.

Unity Technologies and NXP collaborate to enable HMI development

Unity Technologies and NXP collaborate to enable HMI development

Unity Technologies, the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, announced that the company is collaborating with NXP Semiconductors N.V., the world’s largest provider of automotive semiconductors, to develop a Human Machine Interface (HMI) toolchain that creates modern vehicle experiences in mass production vehicles.

FLIR to integrate a Thermal Sensor into ANSYS’ Driving Simulator

FLIR to integrate a Thermal Sensor into ANSYS’ Driving Simulator

FLIR Systems, Inc. and ANSYS are collaborating to deliver superior hazard detection capabilities for assisted driving and autonomous vehicles (AVs), empowering automakers to deliver unprecedented vehicle safety.

Volkswagen begins collecting anonymised data to further develop assisted driving in Germany

Volkswagen begins collecting anonymised data to further develop assisted driving in Germany

Starting signal for a forward-looking cooperative project called “Testfeld Niedersachsen” (Lower Saxony Testing Area) on the A39 motorway (Autobahn 39) between the Wolfsburg-Königslutter junction and the municipality of Cremlingen, a seven kilometre-long test track for collecting traffic flow information has been opened.

Nissan shows new, lightweight noise-reducing technology at CES

Nissan shows new, lightweight noise-reducing technology at CES

Nissan is showing a new material at this year’s CES trade show that can help make car cabins quieter while also boosting energy efficiency. The automaker will demonstrate the new lightweight sound insulation material, known as acoustic meta-material in Las Vegas.

Panasonic unveils next generation of its Connected eCockpit

Panasonic unveils next generation of its Connected eCockpit

Panasonic Automotive, a global expert in automotive infotainment solutions and connectivity, revealed its latest fully connected eCockpit concept at CES 2020. The technology platform integrates Panasonic’s proprietary SkipGen 3.0 in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system with Google’s Android Automotive OS running on Android 10.

ZF’s coASSIST delivers advanced safety and semi-automated functions under $1,000

ZF’s coASSIST delivers advanced safety and semi-automated functions under $1,000

ZF is concentrating on Level 2+ semi-automated systems that deliver advanced safety and convenience functions – and along with its partners has developed the most affordable Level 2+ system in the industry.

Continental and Sennheiser speakerless 3D audio system

Continental and Sennheiser speakerless 3D audio system

At CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Continental and audio specialist Sennheiser presented a speakerless audio system for the vehicle interior. The unique system fills the vehicle interior with lifelike immersive sound.

Bosch’s new Virtual Visor greatly improves driver safety and comfort

Bosch’s new Virtual Visor greatly improves driver safety and comfort

Bosch is rethinking driver safety and comfort, bringing one of the most overlooked interior components into the spotlight, the sun visor.