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Vector Informatik GmbH

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For more than 30 years, Vector has been a capable partner in the development of automotive electronics. More than 3,000 employees at 30 locations worldwide support manufacturers and suppliers of the automotive industry and related industries with a professional platform of tools, software components and services for developing embedded systems. Driven by our passion for technology we develop solutions which relieve engineers of their demanding tasks. Not only do our employees work on tomorrow’s electronic technologies every single day. We also engage variously in education, research and social responsibility.

ASAM related products

ASAP2 Lib
Type
Function library to read and write MCD-2MC (ASAP2) files
Functionalities
The ASAP2 Lib is a function library for reading and writing ASAP2 files of all released versions. The library was developed for the C programming language and can be embedded into own applications.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 MC
ASAP2 Tool-Set
Type
Set of command line tools to manage MCD-2MC (ASAP2) files
Functionalities
The ASAP2 Tool Set consists of six command line tools to manage ASAP2 files. 1. ASAP2 Creator:<br> Generate ASAP2 files based on C-Code comments in source code 2. ASAP2 Updater: Update the address and data type information in an ASAP2 file based on MAP files or debug files 3. ASAP2 Merger: Merge multiple ASAP2 files into one joint file 4. ASAP2 Comparer Compare two ASAP2 files and create detailed reports about differences 5. ASAP2 Modifier Create reduced ASAP2 files via configurable search filters; modify and optimize ASAP2 files 6. ASAP2 Checker Check ASAP2 files for syntactic and semantic errors
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 MC
CANalyzer
Type
Tool for stimulation and analysis of networks
Functionalities
CANalyzer is the universal software analysis tool for ECU networks and distributed systems. CANalyzer makes it easy to observe, analyze, and supplement data traffic in CAN, LIN, MOST, FlexRay or Ethernet systems. With powerful functions and user-programmability, all needs are covered from simple network analysis to advanced troubleshooting of complex problems. CANalyzer support the developer in implementing the diagnostic functionality of an ECU.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 NET , ASAM MDF
CANape
Type
Measuring, Calibrating and Logging ECUs and ADAS Sensors
Functionalities
CANape is the comprehensive tool for ECU development in vehicles. Time-synchronous acquisition of signals, objects and messages from ECUs, ADAS sensors, electric drives, buses, and much more. Convenient management of calibration parameters and measurement data. On the PC and in the cloud. Seamlessly integrated diagnostics by KWP2000 and UDS.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 CCP , ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 MC , ASAM MCD-2 NET , ASAM MDF
CANdelaStudio
Type
Authoring tool for diagnostic specification
Functionalities
Specify ECU diagnostic services and data in a user-friendly way. This information can be used for test system data supply, ECU auto-code and ECU software validation. Import/export from/to many different formats, including ODX (MCD-2D). A template concept ensures a consistent development process and allows diagnostic data to be reused in different OEM-specific protocols. CANdelaStudio supports several standards like KWP2000, UDS, WWH-OBD, J1939, DoIP, FlexRay. A quick learning curve is guaranteed, not just for diagnostic experts. Data consistency is ensured and enhances product quality.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
CANoe
Type
Tool for test, simulation, diagnostic and analysis of networks
Functionalities
CANoe is the comprehensive software tool for development, test and analysis of entire ECU networks and individual ECUs. It supports you throughout the entire development process of CAN, LIN, MOST, FlexRay or Ethernet systems. Its versatile functions and configuration options are used worldwide by OEMs and suppliers. The open design makes CANoe the first choice for ECU development for combustion engines and projects related to electrification of the powertrain.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 CCP , ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 MC , ASAM MCD-2 NET , ASAM MDF , ASAM XIL , ASAM XIL-MA
CANoe.DiVa
Type
Tool for Automated Testing of Diagnostic Protocol Implementation and Integration in ECUs
Functionalities
Automatic generation of test cases with comprehensive test coverage based on ECU diagnostic descriptions in ODX or CANdela format. Test cases are executed, an extensive test report is generated. According to a case study, savings of effort by a factor of 4 up to 20 are achieved.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
vCDMstudio
Type
Calibration Data Management
Functionalities
vCDMstudio is an efficient tool for editing parameter set files. It is easily used to display, compare and edit parameters created in ECU calibration. When solving complex tasks, filters are used to reduce the number of parameters shown on the screen. In addition to calibrating parameter values you can take values from different files and merge them to create new version levels. In using vCDMstudio, you retain an overview of your work packages, reliably track parameter changes and manage data levels responsibly. Since all relevant file formats of the automotive industry are supported, it does not matter which measurement and calibration tool is used to generate the parameter files. The local dataset management of vCDMstudio can be connected to the vCDM server database.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM CDF , ASAM MCD-2 MC
Consulting & Engineering Services for ODX
Type
Vector gives you the best conditions for implementing your requirements. The knowledge of our experienced employees is your advantage in coming up with efficient and customer specific diagnostic solutions.
Functionalities
Vector can provide you with both technical consultation and adaptation or customization of Vector tools in service projects. Our employees are very familiar with many OEM-specific data formats, the ASAM and ISO standards and underlying processes. Our services are: Optimization of existing diagnostic processes, Migrations of master data to ODX, consultation on the implementation/integration of ODX in existing diagnostic development processes, definition and implementation of authoring guidelines, OEM-specific ODX Techdays
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
DaVinci Configurator Pro
Type
Configuration of AUTOSAR basic software
Functionalities
DaVinci Configurator Pro is the configuration tool for MICROSAR basic software (BSW) and runtime environment (RTE). It masters the complete ECU configuration workflow and supports multiple input formats such as AUTOSAR System Description or the ASAM file formats FIBEX (description for CAN and FlexRay networks) and ODX (description of diagnostic implementation). DaVinci Configurator Pro exports A2L files that describes the measurement and calibration parameters of MICROSAR BSW and RTE.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 MC , ASAM MCD-2 NET
FIBEX Explorer pro
Type
Tool for viewing, editing and creating FIBEX XML files
Functionalities
View, edit and create FIBEX files for FlexRay including manufacturer extensions in a user-friendly way without detailed knowledge of the XML-based file format. The tool provides loss-less editing functions for FIBEX files.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 NET
GL Logger Family
Type
Data logger for test fleet operators and test benches
Functionalities
Logging of CAN, LIN, FlexRay networks. Additional logging of analog and digital channels. Support of CCP/XCP on CAN, XCP on FlexRay and XCP on Ethernet. Diagnostics via UDS, KWP2000 on CAN and OBD2.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 CCP , ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 NET
Indigo
Type
Vehicle-oriented diagnostic test system
Functionalities
Easy-to-use diagnostic tester to apply diagnostics during system development and vehicle integration. No diagnostic expert knowledge required by users. Self-configuring, use-case driven and vehicle-oriented GUI. Parameterized via ODX and other relevant data formats. Simultaneous support of KWP, UDS and GMW3110. Also support of Diagnostics over CAN FD and DoIP, as well as OBD (OBD2 or WWH-OBD). Direct overview of vehicle status and vehicle identification data. Additionally Indigo Remote is the remote diagnostics solution that lets you access vehicles directly and interactively from anywhere in the world.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
MDF4 Validator
Type
Tool for viewing and validating the structure of MDF files
Functionalities
MDF4 Validator is a freeware tool to validate and analyze the block structure of MDF files (3.x/4.x). It will check the loaded MDF file and display format errors and violations to the specification that disallow loading the file in Vector tools. Unusual or unsupported features are indicated as warnings. MDF Validator also shows the structure of the MDF blocks that contain the (meta) information about the measurement data, which helps exploring the file content and understanding the MDF format. Please note: MDF Validator is NOT able to display the measurement data itself, e.g. as a graphic curve representation. Use Vector vSignalyzer instead.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
MDF4 Lib
Type
Function library for reading and writing MDF3 and MDF4 files
Functionalities
MDF4 Lib is a powerful function library you can use to validate and sort MDF files and read and write them in your own applications. Both, the older MDF3 format and also the ASAM-standardized MDF4 format are supported. The library offers a convenient C++ , .NET and Python interface for easy access to signal data and meta information in a MDF file, independent of the specific MDF version (3.x/4.x).
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
MICROSAR
Type
AUTOSAR basic software which includes an implementation of the XCP Slave
Functionalities
The package MICROSAR XCP supports XCP communication with an XCP master on various communication topologies such as CAN, CAN-FD, LIN, FlexRay or Ethernet. The runtime environment MICROSAR RTE supports software components with calibration ports allowing access to calibration data. MICROSAR RTE manages calibration data access during offline and online calibration; the latter supports different data access strategies like initialized RAM and Single- and Double Pointered. Configuration (e.g. transport layer parameters or XCP events) is done in the configuration and generation tool DaVinci Configurator Pro.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 XCP
ODXStudio
Type
Authoring Tool for diagnostic data in ODX format
Functionalities
Easy-to-operate user-oriented authoring tool for diagnostic data in ODX format. Standard conformant - perfect round-trip functionality by use of ODX as internal data format. Quick loading, editing and saving of even very large sets of ODX data (>> 100MB). Optimal scalability: From individual ECU to entire vehicle or platform. Extensive features to support OEM-specific authoring guidelines. Full coverage of all ODX categories ODX-D, ODX-C, ODX-V, ODX-F, ODX-E, ODX-FD
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
Training for ODX
Type
Training
Functionalities
Training for ODX, with exercises
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
vCDM
Type
Multi-user Calibration Data Management
Functionalities
vCDM is a scalable collaboration platform to exchange data within and among globally distributed calibration teams. It provides sophisticated functions to support an iterative calibration approach. The vCDM database collects, merges, transforms and distributes calibration data. Many formats are supported (DCM, CDF 2.0, CSV, PaCo, CANape PAR, Intel-HEX and Motorola S-Record). The physical calibration data is tracked within a data warehouse. Reports to track calibration maturity are available. Analysis functions and APIs can be used to benefit from the collected intellectual property. As standalone application, vCDMstudio is the entry point to Vector’s calibration data management solution. Option vCDM connects vCDMstudio to the vCDM database. vCDMcenter is the complete application for data set managers and calibration engineers. vCDMweb offers browser-access for selected use-cases.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM CDF , ASAM MCD-2 MC
vFlash
Type
(Re-)Programming ECUs over CAN, CAN FD, FlexRay, LIN or Ethernet (DoIP)
Functionalities
vFlash is a very easy-to-use tool for programming one or more ECUs via CAN, CAN FD, FlexRay, LIN or Ethernet (DoIP). It provides ECU programming based on direct “native” flashing in Intel hex, Motorola-S and binary format as well as flash programming based on ODX-F. Because of its flexible approach, vFlash can support different flash specifications of a wide variety of automotive OEMs without requiring modifications by the end user. The edition vFlash Station allows additionally the simultaneous flashing of up to 8 ECUs each on a separate communication channel.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D
vMeasure exp
Type
Measurement software
Functionalities
vMeasure exp is a flexible measurement software focused on acquiring and online computation of analog measurement signals in automotive and related environments. Users can conveniently record time synchronous signals from multiple sources including internal ECU variables, network busses, video and GPS data. The powerful included function library combined with user definable algorithms allows for the immediate analysis of the system/vehicle under test.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 CCP , ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM MCD-2 D , ASAM MCD-2 MC , ASAM MCD-2 NET , ASAM MDF
vSignalyzer
Type
Display, Evaluate and Document Measurement Data
Functionalities
vSignalyzer is a convenient tool for efficiently evaluating measurement data of all types. It gives measurement engineers extensive options for visualizing the data as well as functions for manual and automated analysis and reporting. Measurement data recorded during the acquisition of physical values, network development, analysis and ECU calibration may be read-in from various file formats.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
VX1000
Type
Measurement and Calibration Interface Hardware
Functionalities
The VX1000 System is a scalable solution with top performance for your ECU measurement and calibration tasks. It can be used in the vehicle, on test benches and in the laboratory. The system forms the interface between the ECU and a measurement and calibration tool such as CANape. For high data throughput with minimal impact on ECU runtime, data is accessed over the microcontroller-specific data trace and debug ports. The VX1000 Base Module is connected to the PC over XCP on Ethernet. The VX1000 measurement hardware is connected to the ECU via a POD (Plug-On device).
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 XCP , ASAM MCD-2 MC
XCP Professional
Type
Implementation of the XCP Slave
Functionalities
Implementation of an XCP slave for non-AUTOSAR ECUs using the Vector CANbedded stack. Supporting CAN and LIN network topologies. Configuration (e.g. transport layer parameters or events) is done in the configuration and generation tool GENy.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-1 XCP
DYNA4
Type
Virtual Test Driving
Functionalities
DYNA4 is an open simulation environment for virtual test driving to facilitate safe and efficient function development and testing. The physical models include vehicle dynamics, powertrain, combustion engines, electric motors, sensors, and traffic. Closed-loop simulations on the PC run faster than in real-time, e.g. for use in early development stages (MIL, SIL), or can be executed on HIL systems when ECUs are available. DYNA4’s 3D environment simulation with road infrastructure and traffic provides virtual test fields for assisted and automated driving wherever environment perception plays a key role. More: www.vector.com/dyna4
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF , ASAM OpenCRG® , ASAM OpenDRIVE® , ASAM XIL
ASAP2 Studio
Type
Authoring Tool for ECU descriptions in MCD-2MC (ASAP2) format
Functionalities
Comfortable editor to create, visualize and modify ASAP2 files with a modern GUI. ASAP2 files can be merged, compared and checked for syntactical and semantical correctness. Linker MAP- and Debug-Files of different formats can be visualized and used to update the address and data type information in ASAP2 files. Import and Export to different formats is supported.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 MC
D-PDU API
Type
Standardized Vehicle Communication over D-PDU API (ISO 22900-2)
Functionalities
The Vector D-PDU API is a programming interface, standardized in ISO 22900-2, for accessing a Vehicle Communication Interface (VCI). Vector D-PDU API abstracts from the underlying VCI, especially from implementation of the communication protocol (UDS and others). The D-PDU API is especially designed for diagnostic and flash applications of any kind. An application based on this standardized interface therefore works with various VCIs from different suppliers. For remote access of an ISO 22900-2 compliant application to a vehicle network via a Vector VCI, the Vector Remote D-PDU API is available.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 D

Keywords

ADAS, AUTOSAR, DoIP, Ethernet, Flashing, Reprogramming, automotive test solutions, data management, diagnostics, bus monitoring, CAN, data acquisition (DAQ), embedded software, FlexRay, LIN, measurement, ECU Calibration, software testing, software analytics, virtual test driving

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