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What is ODX (ISO 22901) and How it Facilitates Standardization in Vehicle Diagnostics

Automotive industry is taking big strides and leaps towards standardization. And rightly so!

It not only brings about the consistency in development of solutions but also ensures increased accuracy and lesser turn-around time.

In the context of vehicle diagnostics, Open Diagnostics eXchange (ODX) is the behind-the-scene hero of standardization.

Defined in the ISO 22901 standard, ODX is an XML based format for defining the diagnostics specifications. An ODX file contains the services of say, UDS (ISO 14229), that need to be implemented for specific automotive applications.

Such a standardized format helps the stakeholders (OEMs, Suppliers and PES companies) to maintain  uniformity in implementation of vehicle diagnostics solutions.

Our latest video on vehicle diagnostics is all about ODX and its role in the standardization and automation in integration of UDS Protocol Stack (ISO 14229).

Key Takeaways from this video on ODX Format

  • What is ODX format?
  • The need of ODX in standardization and automation of vehicle diagnostics implementation
  • How ODX helps in powering UDS implementation
  • The Value-Adds of ODX format of diagnostics specification

The video helps in establishing a preliminary understanding of ODX format on which, more expertise can be built.

Engineers who work on vehicle diagnostics implementation can consider this video to be a gateway to ODX.

Even the business managers and decision makers in automotive and Product Engineering Services company will find this video useful for understanding ODX.

Watch and like the video and share with your colleagues as well!


About the Author

Vaibhav is a digital-marketing professional with a deep-rooted interest in everything automotive. Regular collaborations with automotive tech guys keep him apprised of all new trends in the automotive industry. Besides digital marketing, Vaibhav is fond of writing and music.

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