An exhibition on virtual test driving

Discover innovative product solutions and application examples

At the IPG Automotive booths, we introduce our latest developments and provided extensive information on the release 8.0 of the CarMaker product family. 

As every year, many of our partners also present their applications with virtual test driving. Here you will find an overview of our partner companies that are part of the exhibition at Open House 2019.

3D Mapping Solutions GmbH

3D Mapping Solutions GmbH is one of the leading experts in the fields of high-accuracy kinematic surveying of public roads, proving grounds, race tracks and rough road test tracks of any kind, railway tunnels or subway. We create high-precision reference maps as a basis for user-specific developments, advanced ADAS or driving development, testing and validation applications for autonomous driving.

AB Dynamics Europe GmbH

AB Dynamics supply advanced test systems to vehicle manufacturers for suspension, chassis and steering system development, vehicle dynamics, ADAS development and driverless car technology evaluation.
Systems include the advanced vehicle driving simulator allowing Driver-in-the-Loop development of vehicle chassis, drivetrain and ADAS, and SPMM 5000 measuring K&C parameters used in vehicle models.

AKKA Deutschland GmbH

AKKA ranks as the European leader in engineering consulting and R&D services in the mobility sector and supports leading industry players in the automotive, aerospace, rail and life-sciences sectors throughout the life cycle of their products with cutting edge digital technologies (AI, ADAS, IoT, Big Data, robotics, embedded computing, machine learning, etc.).

atlatec GmbH

atlatec is a 3D mapping company based in Karlsruhe, Germany. Atlatec creates high fidelity 3D maps with nothing but cameras and GPS. Maps can be used for autonomous driving, for validating ADAS and for use in simulations such as CarMaker.
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Bertrandt AG

Bertrandt offers customized development solutions primarily for the automotive industry at 55 locations worldwide. In addition, we support customers in the following sectors: aviation, electronics, energy, medical technology and mechanical and plant engineering. Our services include all process steps in the project phases of conceptual design, product design, development, modelling, tool production, vehicle construction and production planning right through to start of production and production support.

Brillianetor Ltd.

Real-world simulations need to mimic realistic social situations including collaboration and competition between virtual entities.
Brillianetor’s Social Artificial Intelligence (AI) provides:
(a) Realistic social behavior between simulated entities;
(b) A vast number of real-life scenarios;
(c) Shorter development cycles and reduced costs;
(d) Effortless deployment with no impact on performance.

Elektrobit Automotive GmbH


GeneSys Elektronik GmbH

GeneSys Elektronik is an engineering company with focus on developing and producing sensor systems for a variety of applications - ranging from automotive dynamics analysis to guidance of tunnelling machines and image processing for process automation.
The GPS-aided gyro system ADMA provides highly precise data of a moving vehicle for vehicle dynamics testing or ADAS evaluation; ADMA meets all the demands of industry test standards.

HORIBA Europe GmbH

Shaping the automotive industry: HORIBA Automotive Test Systems is the strong partner at its customers’ side offering total solutions for automotive testing.As part of these solutions STARS Enterprise, the cloud-based lab and data management system, helps to close the gap between road and laboratory and significantly increases the productivity and efficiency of any test facility.

Konrad GmbH

Konrad Technologies is a provider of value added and application specific automated test solutions focused at improving manufacturing operations efficiency. Konrad’s solutions leverage globally distributed engineering expertise in areas of Automotive, ADAS, Industrial, Semi-conductor, Electronics and beyond. The engineering expertise provided by Konrad Technologies enables companies to test with confidence, improve product quality and shorten time to market.

National Instruments

Critical technology trends in ADAS, EV, and V2X are bringing with them new test challenges and pressures beyond the here and now.
Work with National Instruments to overcome the pressure of these rapidly changing test requirements using an open and easily upgradable platform that is designed for test system flexibility including continuous integration, to test the vehicles of tomorrow today.

NorCom Information Technology GmbH & Co. KGaA

NorCom Information Technology GmbH & Co. KGaA develops and implements big data solutions for international companies. NorCom helps customers manipulate and analyze their data in global data centers using advanced big data, machine learning and deep learning tools in a productive environment.
NorCom has been around since 1989, and since 1999 we have been listed on the stock exchange.


PDTec AG is a renowned and highly reputed provider of solutions for collaboration and  engineering data management – including the Virtual Test Driving in the Automotive industry. We integrate multiple, complex tools in the development chain from PDM – CAD - CAE and Testing. We deliver Standardsoftware, Integration service and Support.
PDTec is based in Karlsruhe, Germany.

PTV Group

The PTV Group is an international group with more than 20 branch offices around the globe. 800 employees worldwide are committed to deliver high-performance software solutions. Its German headquarters located in Karlsruhe, is the company’s centre of innovation and development. For four decades, the PTV Group has been providing software, consulting and support services designed to make mobility safer, more efficient and more sustainable.

QTronic GmbH

QTronic is a leading provider of tools for virtual validation of automotive control software. Silver - our virtual ECU platform builds accurate simulations of software controllers under Windows. Used to move tests from expensive HiLs to highly available PCs. TestWeaver - our test automation solution that includes a powerful test case generator, for higher test coverage at system level.


rFpro provides driving simulation software and 3D content for Deep Learning Autonomous Driving, ADAS and Vehicle Dynamics testing & validation. Focused on ground based road vehicle simulation, scaling from a desktop to a parallel real-time test environment. Accelerate your testing and vehicle validation, vehicle sub-systems, ADAS and Autonomous software to save money and bring quality products to market more quickly.


Rototest develops and manufactures innovative and flexible test solutions for the automotive industry. It has pioneered the development of wheel hub-coupled chassis dynamometers since 1988 and has set a new benchmark in powertrain dynamometers. Rototest’s Energy system is unique also with its real vehicle steering capacity, making it the ideal lab testing solution for ADAS and AV functionality.

S.E.A. Datentechnik GmbH

S.E.A. provides customized turn-key test & measurement solutions for communication & electronic/mechatronic systems. One key focus of S.E.A. are test solutions for all aspects of V2X, from RF over protocol up to full ADAS HIL test. Core components are SEA V2X-communication products and National Instruments hardware, as well as GNSS-simulation by M3Systems and traffic simulation by CarMaker.


STÄHLE is the world market leader for autopilots, steering and shift robots. These are used on chassis dynamometers for exhaust, FE, endurance, acoustics, climate, EMC, R&D tests as well as for dynamic vehicle tests on proving grounds. The integration of our module into CarMaker, AVL systems, Matlab simulations allows a complete consistency of the control behavior in all development phases.

Tianjin CATARC Data Co. Ltd.

CATARC is the independent and impartial third-party organization in China. Our businesses cover: industrial service, standards, policy research, testing, engineering technology R&D, certification, big data, ICV, engineering design, consultation, NEV, commercialized and strategic rising businesses etc. Testing and inspection as C-NCAP for safety, C-ECAP for pollution and ICV simulation testing.

TraceTronic GmbH

TraceTronic develops tools which focus on the automated testing and highly efficient validation of automotive software. Our tool chain consisting of ECU-TEST, TRACE-CHECK and TEST-GUIDE allows you to automatically evaluate scenario-based tests with CarMaker and to analyze them graphically. With our software solutions we position ourselves with continuous testing environments ranging from MiL-, SiL- and HiL- to vehicle tests.


TRANSPOLIS is the only urban mobility lab in Europe with 80 hectares of smart city to innovate, test and design new mobility solutions.
TRANSPOLIS is a major European player in the field of ADAS, automated and connected vehicles, with global resources and services to support its clients from simulation to testing to homologation.

XPLM Solution GmbH

XPLM is an independent German IT service provider and system integrator in the PLM sector. XPLM develops integration solutions between leading PLM, mechatronic, electric/electronic and software-based CAD tools for an efficient, repeatable and error-free product development process.
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