Simulation Software

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Optimizing processes with our simulation software

Test the vehicles of the future today! Our software products help you structure your development processes according to the front-loading principle, thereby allowing you to plan your development cycles with greater agility. Thanks to our simulation solutions, tests can be transferred to the virtual world at an early stage – long before a real-world prototype is developed – and are 100 percent reproducible.

Our product portfolio is geared towards the automotive systems engineering approach – developing and testing systems in their entirety within whole vehicles in realistic scenarios. With virtual test driving, you can deploy these methods, making it possible to tackle even the most demanding development requirements safely and efficiently.

We attach great importance to optimizing our clients’ processes using innovative test methods. For this reason, we have designed our CarMaker, TruckMaker and MotorcycleMaker simulation solutions as open integration and test platforms. This allows you to incorporate the virtual and real-world components being tested into your virtual prototype. You can also quickly and easily integrate the simulation environments into existing tool landscapes using a wide range of supported standards and interfaces.

The CarMaker product family features a high-precision, real-time capable model environment, which enables you to create realistic and detailed emulations of real-world test runs and test scenarios tailored entirely to your individual requirements.

Your virtual prototype as well as the scenarios including assessment criteria can be flexibly reused throughout the entire development process. And that’s not all: Using prototypes also considerably improves efficiency in the cooperation between OEMs and suppliers.

Our aim of modeling real-world test runs as realistically and reproducibly as possible is reflected in the maneuver, event and scenario-based test approach of our products. Visualization tools for the clear and reliable analysis of your test run and the possibility of test automation and automated analysis complete our comprehensive package for virtual test driving. If necessary, a wide range of product extensions is also available for your individual application scenarios.

Our software products for virtual test driving

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Product Extensions

Release 6.0 of the CarMaker product family: testing the vehicle of the future

This spring, the simulation solutions CarMaker, TruckMaker and MotorcycleMaker received an update. Version 6.0 introduces many new features that make virtual test driving even better and more efficient. With this release, we are providing improved support for the development and testing of advanced driver assistance systems und automated driving functions – enabling you to conduct tests that are more complex and detailed than ever before.

With this goal in mind, we have introduced the new tool Scenario Editor, which allows you to generate scenarios from scratch or edit already existing scenarios. There are also a number of innovations in the key area of sensors. From ideal sensor models for concept studies and general functional tests to physical models for the development of sensor components and algorithms – the right model is always on hand with the release 6.0.

Use these and many other features for your tests with virtual test driving:

  • Scenario Editor and new sensor models: Test ADAS and automated driving functions efficiently.
  • Improved traffic model: The traffic objects drive autonomously and with physical accuracy on the virtual routes.
  • Enhanced library: Many new 3-D objects enable the realistic simulation of exactly those scenarios that you need.
  • Test Ware Package Euro NCAP: Profit from scenarios that conform to the Euro NCAP protocols.

Want to know more? Then do not hesitate to get in touch with our experts!

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Catalog Simulation Software
18.73 MB / PDF / 2016 / IPG Automotive / English
Features of CarMaker 5.0 (Part 3)
91.08 MB / SWF / 2016 / IPG Automotive / English
Virtual prototypes: CarMaker at JLR (Apply & Innovate 2016)
0.96 MB / PDF / 2016 / Jaguar Land Rover Limited, Robert Chase / English
Virtual prototypes: Model management at Opel (Apply & Innovate 2016)
1.91 MB / PDF / 2016 / Adam Opel AG, Dr. Matthias Borsdorf / English
Video Tutorial Maneuver Control (Part 1)
28.8 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Video Tutorial Maneuver Control (Part 2)
41.63 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Video Tutorial Maneuver Control (Part 3)
22.91 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Video Tutorial Functional Mock-up Interface
34.31 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Features of CarMaker 5.0 (Part 1)
45.51 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Driving by night
7.24 MB / MP4 / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Bodyguard's u-turn
15.26 MB / MP4 / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Driving on the highway
12.14 MB / MP4 / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Features of CarMaker 5.0 (Part 2)
43.68 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Features of CarMaker 5.0 (Part 4)
13.64 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Features of CarMaker 5.0 (Part 5)
23.25 MB / SWF / 2015 / IPG Automotive / English
Video Tutorial CarMaker for Simulink
35.16 MB / SWF / 2014 / IPG Automotive / English
Virtual prototypes: Model management at Opel (Apply & Innovate 2014)
1.03 MB / PDF / 2014 / Adam Opel AG, Dr. J. Schaffnit  / English
Video Tutorial Model Plug-in
15.28 MB / SWF / 2013 / IPG Automotive / English
ATZ 03/2012: Simulated GPS space segment and sensor fusion for lane-level accurate localisation
1.06 MB / PDF / 2012 / (c) ATZ Elektronik / English
Video Tutorial: TestRun in 5 Minutes
20.09 MB / SWF / 2011 / English
Video Tutorial Data Analysis with IPGControl
42.82 MB / SWF / 2011 / IPG Automotive / English

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