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Vector Informatik GmbH

Tool Vendor

Vector is the leading manufacturer of software tools and software components for networking of electronic systems based on CAN, LIN, FlexRay, Ethernet, WLAN and MOST as well as multiple CAN based protocols. The Vector know-how is reflected in a wide range of tools as well as in integrated consulting services with software and systems engineering. Workshops and seminars complete the manifold training program. Customers from the automotive engineering, the commercial vehicle, aerospace, transportation and control technologies around the world trust in the solutions and products from the independently-owned Vector Group.

ASAM related products

ASAP2 Editor
Type
Editor for MCD-2MC (ASAP2) files
Functionalities
Comfortable editor for creating, modifying and updating MCD-2MC description files (*A2L) exploiting the corresponding linker map file.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 MC
ASAP2 Lib
Functionalities
The ASAP2 Lib is a function library for reading ASAP2 files of all released versions, including the current V1.61. The library was developed for the C programming language and can be embedded in applications. On demand Vector offers development of customized A2L-converters.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MCD-2 MC
ASAP2 Tool-Set
Type
Updating and merging MCD-2MC (ASAP2) files
Functionalities
The ASAP2 Updater updates the address and data type information of an ASAP2 file using the linker map file. The ASAP2 Merger merges several ASAP2 files to a common ASAP2 file.
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
Measurement, calibration and diagnostic system
Functionalities
Time-synchronous acquisition of measurement data via CCP or XCP from CAN, LIN, FlexRay, MOST or external test equipment. Environment recognition by video, audio or GPS. Convenient real-time calibration by CCP or XCP. Seamlessly integrated diagnostics by KWP2000 and UDS. Convenient management of calibration data.
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 XIL , ASAM XIL-MA , ASAM MDF
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
CDM Studio
Type
Calibration Data Management
Functionalities
CDM Studio 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 CDM Studio, 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.
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, MOST150, FlexRay networks. Additional logging of analog and digital channels. Support of CCP/XCP on CAN and XCP on FlexRay. Diagnostics via UDS and KWP2000 on CAN.
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
MDF Validator
Type
Tool for viewing and validating the structure of MDF files
Functionalities
MDF 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 them in your own applications. Along with the widely used MDF3 format, the new ASAM-standardized MDF4 format is also supported. The library offers a convenient C++ and .NET 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
Collaboration platform for calibrators
Functionalities
vCDM is a collaboration platform to exchange data within and among globally distributed calibration teams. It provides sophisticated functions to support an iterative calibration approach. The database founded tool 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.
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 CSM
Type
Measurement software
Functionalities
The vMeasure CSM measurement and analysis software is the ideal supplement to CAN- and EtherCAT-based measurement modules of CSM. With vMeasure CSM you have a convenient tool for configuring your measurement, synchronously acquiring physical values, and storing these values in MDF format. Recording of GPS and video data is also supported.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
vMeasure exp
Type
Measurement software
Functionalities
vMeasure exp is a flexible measurement software solution that provides you with efficient support in the laboratory, at the test stand, during test drives and endurance tests. With vMeasure exp, you can conveniently record physical values, internal ECU signals as well as signals sent via the vehicle bus.
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 you extensive options for visualizing the data as well as functions for manual and automated analysis and reporting. Measurement data acquired in network development, analysis and ECU calibration may be read-in from various file formats.
Supported ASAM Standards
ASAM MDF
VX1000
Functionalities
The VX1000 System is a scalable solution with top performance for your measurement and calibration tasks. It can be used in the vehicle – both in the interior and in the engine compartment –, on test benches and in the laboratory. The VX1000 base module is connected to a PC over XCP on Ethernet. Overview of Advantages: very small adapter (POD) for the ECU interface, high measurement data throughput of more than 100 MByte/s for XCP data and radar raw data, 80000 samples/s, function bypassing with very short latency times. VX1000 supports all features for Engine Management ECUs like coldstart, page switching
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

Keywords

DoIP, Ethernet, Flashing, Reprogramming, automotive test solutions, data management, diagnostics, bus monitoring, CAN, data acquisition (DAQ), embedded software, FlexRay, LIN, measurement

CONTACT INFORMATION
Address
Ingersheimer Str. 24
70499 Stuttgart
Germany
Phone
+ 49 711 80670 0
Fax
+ 49 711 80670 111
Contact
Dr. Christoph Dallmayr
Website