Automotive

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SAVE THE DATE – WCX™ Digital Summit

Softing @ WCX Digital Summit 2020

Softing is part of the WCX™ Digital Summit | June 16-18, 2020 – This June, thousands of engineers, researchers and decision makers from across the industry will converge online to collaborate on the shift to mobility in the first ever WCX™ Digital Summit. The SAE International WCX™ has an unrivaled track record for building better engineers by providing the latest technical information on connectivity, emission, environment, occupant protection, safety, security, design, manufacturing, powertrain and propulsion, and so much more, plus the latest information on consumer metrics and regulatory standards.

Technical Paper on In-Vehicle Diagnostic Systems

Technical Paper on In-Vehicle Diagnostics Systems

New SAE International technical paper "In-Vehicle Diagnostic System for Prognostics and OTA Updates of Automated / Autonomous Vehicles" by Peter Subke, Muzafar Moshref and Julian Erber (Softing Automotive) – The increasing complexity of microcontroller-based automotive E/E systems that control road-vehicles and non-road mobile machinery comes with increased self-diagnosis functions and diagnosability via external test equipment (diagnostic tester).

Automotive Training Sessions in April – Register now!

Training Sessions in April 2020

In spite of standardization and user-friendly tools, the complexity of vehicle diagnostics basically demands more or less sound know-how, depending on the area of application and requirements. Whether beginner or advanced, of course we are happy to support you with your daily challenges and offer a wide range of basic and specialist training sessions and workshops on the topics of vehicle diagnostics, the ODX and OTX standard and the use of our tools.

NEW: Softing TDX Release 2.3 with automated & centralized Software Updates

Softing TDX 2.3: the latest diagnostic software automatically on the PC

The new release 2.3 of the repair shop tester Softing TDX is now available, featuring automated and centralized software updates. This saves time and considerably reduces the effort involved in maintenance.

Biggest Possible Development Efficiency with Remote Engineering

Article in ATZelectronics 10/2019: Biggest Possible Development Efficiency with Remote Engineering

Development projects are increasingly being handled by teams whose members are spread all over the world. Remote Engineering allows efficient networking of global work capacities. However, there are a number of aspects that need to be considered during implementation to ensure a smooth process.

Cybersecurity: Protecting a cyber-physical remote diganostic communication system against cyberattacks

Article on Cybersecurity

The wireless and remote connection between a diagnostic tester and a fleet of vehicles can be considered a technical masterpiece, but only if new challenges such as closing security gaps are mastered. The article analyzes the components of the cyber-physical system (CPS) for remote diagnostic communication and provides measures to improve the resilience against cyberattacks.

Moving Forward into the Future - Diagnostics in Global Engineering Teams

Diagnostics in Global Engineering Teams

The automoive industry is facing major challenges due to the complexity of electric and autonomous vehicles of the future. As a result, work is taking place on global teams, resulting in turn in massive changes in both engineering and the tool landscape used.

Tracking Down Errors: The Perfect Diagnostic Tool in Vehicle Engineering – Whatever the Application Case

Article in "OEM&Lieferant": Tracking Down Errors - The Perfect Diagnostic Tool in Vehicle Engineering

Vehicle engineering is facing a range of challenges. This is why today manufacturers and their suppliers work together at a global level at which they need to be able to exchange data safely all over the world. The range of vehicles is constantly diversifying while the engineering cycles are becoming ever shorter. Vehicles must be maintained over the entire product life cycle which means that more and more tasks have to be completed in an ever shorter time.

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