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Kithara Software GmbH

Tool Vendor

Kithara Software is a specialist for real-time solutions, especially for the Windows operating systems. The real-time extension RealTime Suite is a comprehensive system library for hardware-dependent programming, communication, automation and image processing in real-time. It is therefore a key element in machine building and for testing rigs, especially in the automotive industry.

ASAM related products

RealTime Automation
Type
EtherCAT Master
Functionalities
- Powerful EtherCAT Master - I/O reaction times in microsecond range, cycle frequency < 20 kHz possible - Real-time PDO data exchange - SDO and mailbox communication: CoE, FoE, EoE, SoE - Distributed Clocks, Hot Connect, Cable Redundancy - Safety over EtherCAT up to SIL3 - EtherCAT PC Slaves - EtherCAT Automation Protocol
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM CDF , ASAM ATX , ASAM CC , ASAM XIL , ASAM ISSUE , ASAM MBFS , ASAM MCD-1 CCP , ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM CPX , ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 MC , ASAM MCD-2 NET , ASAM MCD-3 D , ASAM MCD-3 MC , ASAM MDX , ASAM OTX Extensions , ASAM XIL-MA , ASAM ASAP 3 , ASAM ACI , ASAM CEA , ASAM GDI , ASAM ODS , ASAM LXF , ASAM MDF , ASAM MCD-1 POD
RealTime Automotive
Type
Automotive real-time management software
Functionalities
- Real-time software tools for measurement, storage and simulation - Can be used for data acquisition and Hardware-in-the-loop - Direct real-time connection between Windows-PC and automotive bus - Support of FlexRay, CAN, CAN-FD and LIN in real-time - For measurement systems, testing rigs
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
RealTime Machine Vision
Type
Image capture and processing software
Functionalities
- Image capture with GigE Vision (incl. 10 Gbit/s) and USB3 Vision - Multi-Camera support, Hot Connect - GenICam access and configuration - Image processing with HALCON and OpenCV - Immediate control reaction to processed images in real-time
RealTime Suite
Type
Modular real-time extension for Windows
Functionalities
- Hard real-time capabilities with priority-based preemptive real-time multi-tasking - High-precision timers and clock mechanisms - “Dedicated” real-time on exclusively used CPU cores - Event-triggered Ethernet communication (TCP/UDP, raw) - Hardware-dependent programming: I/O ports, phys. memory, interrupts

Keywords

automation; automotive; bus monitoring; CAN; communication; data aquisition (DAQ); FlexRay; LIN; software; test automation

CONTACT INFORMATION
Address
Alte Jakobstr. 78
10179 Berlin
Germany
Phone
+ 49 30 2789673 0
Fax
+ 49 30 2789673 20
Contact
Mr. Martin Ebert
Website