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What is CAN Protocol Stack? And Why it is a Critical Software Solution for ECU Communication?

The impact of Electronic Systems on automotive industry has paved way for some path-breaking innovations like Infotainment, ADAS, Head-up Display, Vehicle Telematics and more. But do you know what is the lifeline of inter-ECU (control units) communication within the In-Vehicle Network? This blog has some answers.

Mar 20 2019

Challenges your Automotive Team may Confront During Migration from CAN 2.0 to CAN FD

After migration from CAN 2.0 to CAN FD, how can one manage mixed in-vehicle networks (consisting of CAN 2.0 and CAN FD nodes)? What if the legacy microcontroller doesn’t support CAN FD protocol? In this blog, our Automotive software development team has shared some solutions to overcome these challenges.

Oct 30 2018

Why Ignoring Firmware Over-The-Air (FOTA) Updates in Automotive ECU can be a Costly Mistake

A robust Firmware Over-The-Air Upgrade module is a must in the modern day electronics-intensive vehicles. The blog explores the pressing need for including FOTA in automotive ECU development process and the perils of its absence.

Sep 14 2018

Why the Transition from Code Based Development to Model Based Development is a Necessary Paradigm Shift in Automotive

Automotive Electronics constitutes 25% of the total vehicle value. Hence there is an overwhelming amount of associated software code. How has this contributed to the popularity of MBD approach over manual coding? This blog has some answers

Aug 27 2018

Classical CAN v/s CAN FD: Decoding Their Data Transfer Capabilities and Compatibility with the Bootloader Software

The need for speed in automotive ECU communication and ECU reprogramming led to the introduction of CAN FD bus standard in 2014. Is CAN FD worth the hype? How is it adding value? What about CAN FD and Classical CAN compatibility? Get answers to all these and more in the blog!

Jul 20 2018

Understanding the Automotive Functional Safety Best-Practices with ISO 26262 standard

ISO 26262, an automotive-specific international standard for safety practices has emerged as the foundation for automotive functional safety. Let us have a look at some automotive functional safety design best-practices to ensure compliance with ISO 26262 standard.

Mar 22 2018

From BMW, Mazda to Mercedes, The Curious Case of Integration of the Car Head-up Display with Infotainment

Car Head-up displays enhance the safety features that the OEMs are already incorporating in the vehicles. Integrated head-up display and infotainment system is further enhancing the driving experience and making the drive smoother and safer. The blog discusses how OEMs are shaping up the combination of head-up display and infotainment system and what the future holds for them

Feb 08 2018

‘ECU’ is a Three Letter Answer for all the Innovative Features in Your Car: Know How the Story Unfolded

From horsepower and mileage to in-car mobility, Head-up display and Infotainment, modern day connected cars have been the epicenter of innovations. In this blog, we tell you story of transformation from mechanical to electronics based automotive control units.

Jul 10 2017

8 LIDAR Sensor Companies That are Building Vision for Your Self-Driving Cars

LiDAR Sensors and 3D mapping render vision to the Self-Driving car. Read about the exciting start-up stories and innovations happening right now at some of these automotive LiDAR sensor companies.

May 09 2017

9 Exciting Automotive Technology Startups from the USA and Silicon Valley

United States (US) has witnessed new wave of automotive technology startups. Here are 9 auto tech companies with innovations in LiDAR, Speech recognition software, ADAS, Self-driving car.

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