For the first time, ASAM is supporting the sharing of open source tools that facilitate the implementation and use of ASAM standards. ASAM provides the repository and infrastructure to host these tools, but is not responsible for the development or maintenance of these tools, nor for their timeliness, accuracy, or completeness. The tools are subject to the responsibility and original license terms of the providing member company.
ASAM releases ASAM OpenLABEL, the first Standard in the domain Simulation that was initiated and developed at ASAM. ASAM OpenLABEL is the first Standard to annotate multi-sensor data and scenarios.
Peter Voss becomes new managing director at ASAM. He follows Dr. Klaus Estenfeld who is retiring from his position as managing director after five years.
Prof. Dr. Marcus Rieker (HORIBA Europe GmbH) Chairman
Dr. René Grosspietsch (BMW AG)
Prof. Dr. Frank Köster (DLR e.V.)
Dr. Ralf Nörenberg (HighQSoft GmbH)
Armin Rupalla (RA Consulting GmbH)
Due to the new domain Simulation, ASAM is experiencing an immense member growth. By end of 2020, ASAM counts 355 member organizations. It is also the year with the most member entries for ASAM since its foundation (77 new members in 2020).
ASAM and Prostep ivip Association announce cooperation in Model-based Systems Engineering (MBSE). Purpose of the cooperation is to harmonize requirements and applications of standards and norms from both sides, thus facilitating modeling and Simulation for autonomous driving of level 4 and 5.
Corona casts first shadows over ASAM. Due to the pandemic, it is not possible to meet in person. Projects continue online, networking is missing.
ASAM is facing a great increase in membership: More than 75 organizations join ASAM. For the first time, international members outnumber German members.
ASAM and the Chinese state-owned company CATARC launch joint initiative to promote ASAM standardization in China.
ASAM adopts 3 standards ASAM OpenCRG, ASAM OpenDRIVE and ASAM OpenSCENARIO constituting the new standardization domain "Simulation". The standards describe virtual driving environments and are used for the Validation of highly automated driving functions.
With these so called OpenX standards, ASAM has positioned itself in the area of highly automated driving and has broadened the expertise within its community.
ASAM MCD-1 POD V1.0.0 standardizes the software inside automotive ECUs for Measurement & Calibration systems. The Standard includes reference code, which can be used as a template for writing Standard-compliant code.
Dr. Klaus Estenfeld is appointed Managing Director of ASAM e.V. He takes over from Mr. Simon Preis.
ASAM Japan G.K. officially opens its doors in November 2015 with Mr. Yoshiaki Shoi as the representative of ASAM in Japan. With this step, ASAM responds to the continuous growth in new members in Japan. The office in the Tokyo-area aims to promote collaboration among member companies and promote the concept of standardization in Japan.
In Dec. 2015 the second ASAM International Conference is taking place in Dresden with the topic "Big Data in Future Car Development - Chances for Engineering, Value for the Driver". This conference succeeds in providing an overview on this highly relevant topic and opens up the discussion with the IT industry.
The following persons are elected member of the ASAM Board of Directors:
For the first time, ASAM is releasing a Standard together with professionally-developed open-source software in one package. The released Standard ASAM XIL 2.0 describes a vendor-independent interface between test automation tools and test benches. The included source code provides an implementation of a significant amount of interface functions, which are considered non-competitive.
On the occasion of ASAM's 15 anniversary, ASAM is hosting the first ASAM International Conference. More than 100 participants and 17 exhibitors celebrate the 15 year anniversary at the Maritim Hotel in Dresden, Germany.
A Japanese ASAM Interest Group (JAIG) is officially established in Tokyo. The goal of JAIG is to study, evaluate and use ASAM standards in the Japanese automotive industry.
Honda becomes the first OEM member from Japan with the aim to establish a Japanese interest group. Toyota shall follow in 2012. Hino and Nissan in 2014, and Subaru in 2015.
First regional project group in the US is established for creating an ODS companion Standard.
The office of ASAM e.V. moves to a new location in Hoehenkirchen, near Munich, Germany. The new building provides enough meeting rooms and facilities for ASAM activities
The Membership Meeting decides to grant free access to ASAM standards for members only. Non-members will have the opportunity to purchase the standards. This strategic decision aims for non-member to contribute to the development costs.
MDF is incorporated into ASAM and firstly released as ASAM MDF. Read more
ASAM e.V. now counts 116 members.
The Technical Steering Committee is founded for the technical controlling of the Standard development. It replaces the Technical Advisory Board (TAB).
ASAM LXF (Layout Exchange Format) V1.0.0 is released.
Simon Preis is appointed ASAM Business Manager. He takes over from Frank Bohne.
The first version of ASAM FSX (Functional Specification Exchange Format) is released.
A regional representation in India is established to increase the user and membership base in Asia.
Important members join the association, among them Johnson Controls, MAHLE Test Systems, and Beijing Institute of Technology
The first Solutions Guide is published containing case studies and a directory of members and ASAM compliant products.
ASAM LLC is founded as the regional representation of ASAM e.V. in North America.
Frank Bohne is appointed ASAM Business Manager.
ASAM MCD-2 NET (FIBEX) is released for the first time (Data Model for ECU Network Systems / Field Bus Data Exchange Format)
ASAM ODS V5.0.0 is accepted by ISO and is published as ISO 22720.
The Board of Directors decides to freeze all standards in their current version for 18 months. This should help tool vendors to develop ASAM compliant tools.
ASAM MCD-3 (Application Programming Interface Specification) is released for the first time. Read more
Many companies join the association. ASAM now counts more than 100 members, among them companies from USA, Japan, France, and Sweden.
After the regular term of 2 years, the second Board of Directors is being elected at the annual membership meeting in December 2000. As of January 1st, 2001 the board consists of:
ASAM attracts its first international OEM members:
First cooperation with ISO is initiated.
First certified ASAM products are being launched.
The office of ASAM e. V. (registered association) locates to the Munich area. Hans-Georg Swolana is appointed ASAM Business Manager. The new organization is fully operational as of early 1999.
The association ASAM e.V is founded on Dec. 1st, 1998 in Stuttgart, Germany, on an initiative of German car manufactures AUDI, BMW, Daimler, Porsche VW.
ASAM e.V. is the follow-up organization for all ASAM and STAUMECS activities. At the foundation meeting, 26 companies joined for the new association.