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Newsletter April 2018

Parallelized testing in simulation thanks to HPC

Our mission is to identify the challenges that our customers face and offer them the right solutions. The gain in complexity that has an increasing...

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Apply & Innovate: Last chance to submit your topic

Tell us about your work with virtual test methods! In 2018, we will host another technology conference Apply & Innovate to offer a platform for...

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Become a CarMaker expert in three days

In the second week of April, we offered our CarMaker User Trainings again. Would you also like to participate? The next trainings are scheduled for...

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Release 7.0: Explore new features in May

As a solution provider for virtual test driving, we support your virtual vehicle development. This year, we have again added many new features for you...

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SimulOscar 2018: The winners have been chosen

Since 2015, the SimulOscar has been awarded to academic papers in the field of vehicle simulation. The competition originated from our interest in...

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Meet us in person at a number of events

At our booths, you can ask questions, see our products and experience the world of virtual test driving. From the latest of the release 7.0 and sensor...

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Newsletter March 2018

Test efficiently with the new M-Module M414

Do your systems use the SENT and SENT SPC communication protocols? Then we have the right testing hardware for you! Take a look at our new M-Module...

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A powerful pair: Even more advantages between CarMaker and ADTF

For safe and efficient development of advanced driver assistance systems and automated driving functions, it is important to use suitable software for...

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"Conditions have become extremely strict"

Along with electric and hybrid electric vehicles, emissions and exhaust gas are on everyone’s lips. New technologies and laws are making development...

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Newsletter January 2018

Rolling, rolling, rolling on the test bench

Since last year, the high altitude and climate roller test bench in Berlin has enabled vehicles to drive countless kilometers for RDE investigations....

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A look behind the scenes of the CarMaker Service Team

We followed our colleague Sophie around with a camera for a day. Take a look and see who receives many of the support requests that reach us and the...

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Connection and automation of communication in traffic

Driving the automated and connected communication between vehicles and infrastructure – that’s the goal of the research project Providentia. And we’re...

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Open House 2018: Why virtual testing is the answer

Today’s complexity in vehicle development can only be managed if virtual tests complement real-world investigations early on. In the sessions at Open...

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Customized solutions thanks to modules for NI hardware platform

Systems of National Instruments are widely used in vehicle development. We have made it our goal to provide our customers with strong support for...

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Newsletter December 2017

Expanded Scenario Editor for detailed test scenarios

Along with the release 6.0 of the CarMaker product family this spring, the Scenario Editor was implemented as a powerful tool for the fast and...

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Reasons to be excited for the release 7.0

You still have to wait a while but our major release in the second quarter of next year is already something to look forward to. Among other things,...

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Any plans for 2018? Register for Open House now

Are you curious to see what’s new in the next release? Do you want to be one of the first to find out about the new features? Then Open House 2018 is...

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Fostering young talent: Formula 4 in Japan

It is not enough for race drivers to drive well; they also need a reliable vehicle. Race cars are the product of countless hours of optimization, for...

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Season’s Greetings

It has almost become a tradition: our Christmas video. This year we have prepared four parts for you. Have you already watched the first two? Have...

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Christmas is a time for giving

In the automotive industry, there's a lot of talk about the future of mobility. We thought about this and decided how to contribute to a better future...

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Newsletter November 2017

Testing automated driving functions with an unprecedented level of detail

CarMaker and rFpro offer a solution for testing advanced driver assistance systems and automated driving functions

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Apply & Innovate 2018: Call for Papers is open

There are two highlight events coming up again next year: Open House in spring and Apply & Innovate in fall. You have the chance to actively...

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Open House 2018 in new location

A picture is worth a thousand words, as they say – which inspired us to share a video with you to reveal the location of our next Open House. We have...

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Wanted: Young talents in the field of virtual test driving

As it’s the start of a new term at universities around the world, we would like to remind you about our competition “SimulOscar 2018”. We want to know...

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Tested with success: Development of RDE-optimized powertrains

APL Automobil-Prüftechnik Landau GmbH effectively uses CarMaker on the test bench. Their engineers thus develop new propulsion systems that comply...

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Exchanging experiences with vehicle development in Japan

Presentations had their finger on the pulse of virtual development methods

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Newsletter September 2017

New edition of Open House in March

Save the Date: March 20, 2018

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Efficient testing of real driving emissions in virtual test driving

Did you already know that you can realize RDE-compliant testing with CarMaker 6.0?

Please find more information about the new regulations since...

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Setting the course for growth in China as well

At our subsidiary IPG Automotive (Shanghai) Ltd., our colleagues are preparing for their move to larger office spaces – we’re excited to see what the...

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Efficient development with virtual prototypes

We will be at a number of trade events in fall where you can attend presentations by our colleagues about the development with virtual prototypes.

F...

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Testing big: Vehicle-in-the-loop for trucks

Putting the truck of tomorrow through its paces in terms of safety

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Newsletter August 2017

Deep learning algorithms for autonomous driving fuctions

The validation of real world based imitation algorithms using CarMaker

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Training center in Korea now open to future experts

Since virtual test driving is steadily gaining importance in the Asian market as well, Kookmin University in Seoul now offers training courses...

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Fast and steady wins the race – and autonomous as well

Virtual testing, real driving: That was Formula Student 2017 in Germany

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Are you looking to test your steering systems? Look no further!

Benefit from our services and the Steering-in-the-Loop Test Bench at our headquarters

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IPG Automotive K.K. Japan: Growing staff, new location

As the need for virtual test driving keeps increasing in Japan, our colleagues have moved to a larger office space in order to better meet the demand.

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Is it you we’re looking for? Drive your career forward with us!

With the future on our doorstep, we are looking for new colleagues to shape this future with us. Take a look at our new career brochure!

Please find...

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Newsletter July 2017

Predicting the Euro NCAP rating

Would you like to influence what is written in the stars? With CarMaker and the Test Ware Package Euro NCAP, you can find out in advance how your...

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More pedestrians, more objects – in short: more reality

Virtual testing focuses on modeling the increasing complexity of the real world as early as possible. With the release 6.0, you can now use numerous...

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Experiencing safety function testing: VIL makes it possible

Don’t miss the article in ATZ 07-08 in which BMW engineers describe how they successfully integrated our vehicle-in-the-loop method into their...

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Newsletter April 2017

Simulation and Education

SimulOscar 2017 Award for Outstanding Research Projects

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Newsletter February 2017

Open House 2017: Powertrain Session

Why real-world driving simulation facilitates the development of new propulsion systems

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Open House 2017: Vehicle Dynamics Session

Why vehicle dynamics is of central importance for new concepts of mobility

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Open House 2017: Update

News on our Open House

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Newsletter January 2017

A Closer Look at the New Version of CarMaker

Get to know product innovations at the meeting point for virtual test driving

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Hands off, Eyes off, Mind off

New validation possibilities for ADAS and autonomous functions at PSA with the Vehicle-in-the-Loop method

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Open House 2017: Keynote Speech

Growing demands on systems, increasing test requirements, one solution – virtual test driving

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Archive Newsletter 2016

Merry Christmas

As every year, we would like to brighten the days before Christmas with a short video. This time, we want to surprise you with the trouble that Santa...

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Testing Automated Driving – Now Also in and around Karlsruhe

Autonomous driving – this vision of the future is clear but there are still many unanswered questions. The testing area for autonomous driving in...

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SimulOscar

Submission Countdown until the End of the Year

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Scenario Generation

Realistic Scenarios in Virtual Test Driving

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Apply & Innovate 2016 Review

All about Virtual Test Driving in Two Exciting Days

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Vehicle-in-the-Loop

Immersing Oneself in the Virtual World with Augmented Reality

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Formula Student Germany

Getting Closer to Victory Lap after Lap

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From Road to Rig

Testing on the Test Bench under Real-World Conditions

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Steering Model Portfolio Completed

New Steering Model Available in TruckMaker

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The Three Brains behind Our Mini Vehicle-in-the-Loop

Review of an exciting project in an interview

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Test Manager 5.1

Your Tool for Automated Tests

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Video Interface Box

Test Camera-Based Systems More Easily with the Video Interface Box

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SimulOscar 2016

The winners of the student competition

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Vehicle-in-the-Loop

Tremendous Technology in a Small Package

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Fish-Eye Lenses

Nowadays almost unthinkable: parking without parking assistance

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Archive Newsletter 2015

The Perfect Pair - Euro NCAP Test Scenarios Using CarMaker

The release of CarMaker 5.0 includes three preconfigured Euro NCAP test scenarios in the standard version

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Developing and Testing Hybrid and Battery Electric Vehicles Efficiently with CarMaker 5.0

With the launch of CarMaker release 5.0, IPG Automotive has brought a host of innovations in the field of powertrains
onto the market. Users of the...

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High-Performance Sound Module Allows for More Realistic Testing

SoundMaker Professional is a standalone 3D audio module for the CarMaker product range that provides users with a realistic sound experience during...

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Driving Innovation - IPG Automotive Cooperates in Research Projects

IPG Automotive supports and promotes a number of research projects, thus directly contributing to the development

of pioneering innovations in the...

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New Test System to Secure Interconnected Safety Control Units

Trace-based testing using a HIL test bench with ReSiMa

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Virtual Test Driving Made Easy

Version 5.0 of the CarMaker product family and its many new features

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