Archive RSS FeedPosts by date: 2018 / 0enhttps://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/archive/2018.html?type=230&tx_blog_archive%5Bformat%5D=rss&cHash=0912c4ed7c66aa3f9edf8127406a5da5Sat, 26 Sep 2020 17:41:48 +0200Seasons´s Greetings 2018We wish all our customers, suppliers, partners, employees and friends a Merry Christmas and health, happiness and success for 2020!
We are looking forward to continuing our successful partnerships and collaborations next year!https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/seasonss-greetings-2018.htmlWed, 19 Dec 2018 11:14:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/seasonss-greetings-2018.htmlGlobalmatiX and Gemalto go full speed with high performance IoT Automotive TelematicsMunich/ Amsterdam, December 13, 2018 – To meet growing demand for secure, high performance IoT telematics solutions, Gemalto and GlobalmatiX, a fully owned subsidiary of Softing AG, have teamed up to deliver an innovative solution. The Gemalto Cinterion LTE Cat. 1 IoT Module and a Gemalto eSIM deliveres a secure, reliable wireless connectivity for the GlobalmatiX Telematics Control Unit (xTCU) enabling continuous monitoring, communications and remote predictive maintenance. The solution is available immediately to global OEMs.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/globalmatix-and-gemalto-go-full-speed-with-high-performance-iot-automotive-telematics.htmlThu, 13 Dec 2018 18:33:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/globalmatix-and-gemalto-go-full-speed-with-high-performance-iot-automotive-telematics.htmlIncreasing skills with specialist training!For our customers, we have converted our expertise and long-term experience into a compact, modular range of training programs which is divided into practice-oriented user workshops and in-depth theoretical training seminars.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/automotive-trainings-program-at-a-glance.htmlTue, 27 Nov 2018 15:04:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/automotive-trainings-program-at-a-glance.htmlDIAGNOSTICS 4.0 by Softing – Order free info poster!Remote-Diagnostics becomes “Diagnostics 4.0“ – With more than 100 ECUs in the vehicle, pressure is increasing to ensure more efficient diagnostics of these ECUs. In parallel to this development, the dependence on ECU functions in many instances today makes reliable statements in diagnostics increasingly difficult – which means that the quality of diagnostics overall must increase. The answer to these challenges are called remote diagnostics and cloud diagnostics.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostics-40-by-softing-free-info-poster.htmlThu, 08 Nov 2018 11:49:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostics-40-by-softing-free-info-poster.htmlINTERVIEW – Product Manager Christian Weiner @ IQPC Berlin 2018Merging environment of on-board and off-board vehicle diagnostics, the role within Functional Safety ISO26262 and current challenges for OEMs and suppliers implementing new remote, connected and secure. Christian Weiner, Product Manager Diagnostics and Remote Services, provides insights in his presentation at the annual IQPC Automotive Diagnostic Conference Berlin 2018.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/interview-product-manager-christian-weiner-iqpc-berlin-2018.htmlMon, 05 Nov 2018 08:44:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/interview-product-manager-christian-weiner-iqpc-berlin-2018.htmlVISIT US @ Testing Expo USA 2018Stop by our booth #3048 at the Automotive TESTING EXPO in Novi, Michigan! We will discuss the topic “DIAGNOSTICS 4.0” and new technologies such as Remote-Diagnostics, Cloud-Diagnostics and Telematic Applications.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/visit-us-testing-expo-usa-2018.htmlWed, 17 Oct 2018 10:55:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/visit-us-testing-expo-usa-2018.htmlVIN|ING 2000 – The future starts now!Softing´s new high end VCI VIN|ING 2000 flexibly masters all future diagnostic challenges! VIN|ING 2000 not only makes it possible to master today‘s standard use cases with WLAN or a USB connection to the computer – it is also perfectly prepared for upcoming remote-diagnostic tasks and stand-alone operation. https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-2000-the-future-starts-now.htmlTue, 16 Oct 2018 11:21:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-2000-the-future-starts-now.htmlODX information poster – Order now for free!ODX (Open Diagnostic data eXchange) describes an XML format for exchanging diagnostic data. It contains both diagnostic specifics and flash data for individual ECUs, as well as information on accessing the entire vehicle network.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/odx-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlMon, 01 Oct 2018 11:58:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/odx-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlNEW: DTS 8 Release 14 – facilitates ECU access over DoIP and CAN FDRelease 14 of Diagnostic Tool Set 8 (DTS 8) from Softing Automotive is now available. Users benefit from extended functionality in ECU flashing over the standards DoIP and CAN FD. The user interface has also been improved. The number of vehicle interfaces supported in DTS 8 has once again been extended.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/new-dts-8-release-14-facilitates-ecu-access-over-doip-and-can-fd.htmlMon, 17 Sep 2018 10:31:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/new-dts-8-release-14-facilitates-ecu-access-over-doip-and-can-fd.htmlUDS information poster – Order now for free!UDS (Unified Diagnostic Service) is based on the standards KWP2000 for K-Line and CAN. It was developed with the goal of standardizing different implementations of the predecessor standards and new requirements stemming from further developments in technology and new standards to form one generally valid diagnostic protocol. UDS describes the layer 7 protocol (diagnostic services) but is based on an extended version of the diagnostic protocol of KWP2000 on CAN (ISO 15765-2).https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/uds-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlFri, 14 Sep 2018 13:58:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/uds-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlSAVE THE DATE – ELIV MarketPlace 2018 in Baden-Baden, GermanyOn October 16 and 17, 2018, the 8th International VDI Congress ELIV MarketPlace is taking place in Baden-Baden, Germany. The congress is focusing on electronic applications in passenger cars, and commercial / off-highway vehicles. Some 450 specialists will be meeting up to keep abreast with current trends and developments as well as exchange intersectoral information.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/save-the-date-eliv-marketplace-2018-in-baden-baden-germany.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 15:32:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/save-the-date-eliv-marketplace-2018-in-baden-baden-germany.htmlOTX information poster – Order now for free!Information poster for free | OTX – Open Test sequence eXchange format
OTX describes a sequence language for exchanging diagnostic sequences in the ECU life cycle. The actual linguistic scope (core) is tailored to the particular diagnostic application with standardized extensions, but is also easy to extend with proprietary solutions for other applications.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/otx-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlMon, 10 Sep 2018 14:37:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/otx-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlDoIP information poster – Order now for free!Information poster for free | DoIP – standardized vehicle diagnostics over Ethernet
With Diagnostics over IP, diagnostic services introduced over UDS are used over TCP/IP and Ethernet. This enables much higher data rates than with CAN, representing great potential for savings both in terms of time and expenses in the case of complex diagnostic tasks and flash applications.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/doip-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlThu, 23 Aug 2018 15:08:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/doip-information-poster-order-now-for-free.htmlGlobalmatix – new member of the Softing GroupInexpensive and secure access to data from mobile units is currently one of the key competencies when it comes to penetrating the fastest-growing markets.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/globalmatix-new-member-of-the-softing-group.htmlFri, 03 Aug 2018 14:14:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/globalmatix-new-member-of-the-softing-group.htmlSofting Automotive – New StructureWith its Automotive units, Softing is a reliable partner offering a wide range of services in the areas of diagnostics, measurement and testing. The company is aiming to structure the Automotive portfolio more clearly, optimize the processes relevant for clients and bundle expertise. To this end Softing has initiated a reorganization process in the Automotive segment which takes effect on August 1, 2018.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-automotive-new-structure.htmlWed, 01 Aug 2018 14:46:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-automotive-new-structure.htmlRoadshow China 2018With more than 400 participants from OEMs and Tier1s, Softing Automotive can look back on an exciting Roadshow through China. Focus of discussion was on the challenges and possibilities of Diagnostics 4.0 with the topics Remote and Cloud Diagnostics, Fleet Management, Automotive Ethernet and Diagnostic over IP (DoIP). https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/roadshow-china-2018.htmlFri, 20 Jul 2018 11:35:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/roadshow-china-2018.htmlDiagnostics 4.0 – Diagnostics in the Driving SeatVehicles are increasingly connecting themselves with their environment: with other vehicles, parts of the infrastructure, the cloud. And this is in fact the key to new functions such as autonomous driving. Together with the increasing electrification of vehicles, this is placing even more demands on diagnostics – but at the same time is also presenting completely new opportunities.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostics-40-diagnostics-in-the-driving-seat.htmlWed, 11 Jul 2018 16:49:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostics-40-diagnostics-in-the-driving-seat.htmlAutomotive Testing Expo Europe 2018Automotive megatrends have a great influence on automotive manufacturers and suppliers but also on tool manufacturers. At Testing Expo Europe 2018, we will be showing you the scope of our support in the core areas diagnostics, measuring, testing and communication with our flexible and highly efficient tools.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/automotive-testing-expo-europe-2018.htmlMon, 28 May 2018 16:13:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/automotive-testing-expo-europe-2018.htmlUse training sessions from Softing Automotive!You want to know all about diagnostic programming, flash programming and ECU communication fast without having to spend lots of time studying relatively “dry” vehicle protocols? Softing can make it happen.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/use-training-sessions-from-softing-automotive.htmlMon, 14 May 2018 11:34:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/use-training-sessions-from-softing-automotive.htmlDTS 9 – Prototype sighted!DTS 9 – Coming soon!
The more than 20-year success story of Softings Diagnostic Tool Set continues.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/dts-9-prototype-sighted.htmlMon, 07 May 2018 11:54:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/dts-9-prototype-sighted.htmlHighly integrated solution for diagnostic and bus communicationKratzer Automation sent out an invitation to attend the company’s motto day on electromobility that took place on January 25, 2018. Softing presented a high-performance solution for bus communication on the road. The real-time-capable middleware combines both diagnostic as well as measurement and test tasks.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/highly-integrated-solution-for-diagnostic-and-bus-communication.htmlWed, 02 May 2018 08:31:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/highly-integrated-solution-for-diagnostic-and-bus-communication.htmlVIN|ING 2000 – Powerful VCI for Manufacturing and After-Sales ServiceWith a compact design and WLAN, LAN and USB as interfaces to the host system as well as CAN, K-Line and Ethernet to the vehicle, VIN|ING 2000 is particularly well suited for future-proof diagnostic applications. The MVCI server on the VCI enables Remote scenarios as well as ODX- and OTX-based stand-alone solutions.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-2000-powerful-vci-for-manufacturing-and-after-sales-service.htmlMon, 16 Apr 2018 12:42:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-2000-powerful-vci-for-manufacturing-and-after-sales-service.htmlSofting extends its Automotive presence in ChinaSofting and its long term distributor Windhill have jointly founded „Softing Technology Shanghai“. The Joint Venture recognized the significance of the Chinese Automotive market which is showing a rapidly growing demand for products and projects related to vehicle diagnostics, a core competence of Softing Automotive Electronics division.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-extends-its-automotive-presence-in-china.htmlWed, 21 Feb 2018 15:50:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-extends-its-automotive-presence-in-china.htmlOTX Studio v3 – Now across platforms!The OTX Standard enables the exchange of diagnostic processes between all departments involved in the vehicle life cycle – from development to service. Softings new OTX Studio v3 complements this concept by separating the graphical interface from the diagnostic-/OTX-processes on all modern platforms like Android, iOS, Linus and Windows. “Create once, use many times” is consistently realized.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/otx-studio-v3-now-across-platforms.htmlWed, 03 Jan 2018 13:07:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/otx-studio-v3-now-across-platforms.htmlSOTA via DoIP – remote diagnostics and measurement dataDiagnostics over Internet Protocol (DoIP) is increasingly finding its way into modern vehicle architectures. The Ethernet-based communication protocol is a prerequisite for highly efficient vehicle access by the diverse range of applications in vehicle diagnostics and measurement data recording.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/sota-via-doip-remote-diagnostics-and-measurement-data.htmlFri, 12 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/sota-via-doip-remote-diagnostics-and-measurement-data.htmlDiagnostic Tool Set 8: Release 12 now facilitates the flashing of data of more than 4 Gigabytes – also over DoIP!The latest release 12 also comprises several improvements in relation to performance and user-friendliness. Further development focused in particular on the flashing of large quantities of data. The logging of the OTX Runtime and the handling of the vehicle quick test in the engineering tester DTS Monaco have also been simplified.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostic-tool-set-8-release-12-now-facilitates-the-flashing-of-data-of-more-than-4-gigabytes-also-over-doip.htmlMon, 13 Mar 2017 15:28:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/diagnostic-tool-set-8-release-12-now-facilitates-the-flashing-of-data-of-more-than-4-gigabytes-also-over-doip.htmlSofting TDX: ODX- and OTX-Based Diagnostic System FrameworkODX und OTX haben sich als Diagnosebeschreibungsformate in der Automobilindustrie weitgehend durchgesetzt. Insbesondere OTX, das von Anfang an für die Belange der Servicebereiche bei den OEMs entwickelt wurde, wird inzwischen zunehmend in Servicetestern eingesetzt.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-tdx-odx-and-otx-based-diagnostic-system-framework.htmlMon, 17 Oct 2016 14:59:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-tdx-odx-and-otx-based-diagnostic-system-framework.htmlDTS 8: Complete solution for vehicle diagnostics with new functions and extensionsThe new release 11 of Softing’s Diagnostic Tool Set is a very effective upgrade: Alongside support for Windows 10 and all other current platforms, consideration of updated automotive standards and the maintenance of authoring systems for ODX and OTX, the engineering tester DTS Monaco in particular features considerable extensions and improvements.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/dts-8-complete-solution-for-vehicle-diagnostics-with-new-functions-and-extensions.htmlMon, 06 Jun 2016 15:33:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/dts-8-complete-solution-for-vehicle-diagnostics-with-new-functions-and-extensions.htmlVIN|ING interfaces – for innovative vehicle communicationsThe interfaces of the VIN|ING family are oriented toward current trends. Innovative vehicle communication concepts are easy to implement with a hardware design tailored exactly to the tasks. The first two interfaces of our new VIN|ING product family, VIN|ING 600 and VIN|ING 1000, are now available.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-interfaces-for-innovative-vehicle-communications.htmlFri, 06 May 2016 15:50:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/vining-interfaces-for-innovative-vehicle-communications.htmlCAR ASYST – app for Audi service and testing available nowCAR ASYST – app for Audi service and testing: mobile app system solution for vehicle diagnostics and testing. Softing Automotive released CAR ASYST the mobile app system solution today. CAR ASYST supports wireless vehicle diagnostics and engineering tests on Android smartphones.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/car-asyst-app-for-audi-service-and-testing-available-now.htmlTue, 05 Jan 2016 15:55:00 +0100https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/car-asyst-app-for-audi-service-and-testing-available-now.htmlSofting TDX for Diagnostics and Flash ProgrammingSofting TDX is the modular, flexible solution for diagnostics and flash programming in the repair shop and in road tests. The universal repair shop tool is intended to be used by vehicle and component manufacturers. It supports all necessary diagnostic functions in troubleshooting, repair and in the setup of entire vehicles or individual components.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-tdx-for-diagnostics-and-flash-programming.htmlFri, 24 Oct 2014 09:22:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/softing-tdx-for-diagnostics-and-flash-programming.htmlOBD app development for vehicle test and diagnosticsOBD app development for vehicle test and diagnostics: Information and communication in and with the vehicle are central elements of automotive development. At Softing Automotive, we develop tailor-made applications for mobile end devices in the business-to-business field. In doing so, we specialize on the important platforms iOS and Android.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/obd-app-development-for-vehicle-test-and-diagnostics.htmlMon, 06 Oct 2014 10:11:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/obd-app-development-for-vehicle-test-and-diagnostics.htmlTestCUBE2 – frontloading in test preparationCreating test sequences is often challenging along the entire value chain: The ECU required as a test counterpart is missing. But particularly in the test environment, the test methodology should be developed at an early stage to run function tests as soon as the ECUs are available. Which means it is useful if the test sequences are already available and tested.https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/testcube2-frontloading-in-test-preparation.htmlTue, 12 Aug 2014 11:07:00 +0200https://automotive.softing.com/service/blog/testcube2-frontloading-in-test-preparation.html