Systems engineering for greater business success

Digitization is opening up previously unimagined possibilities for companies. To create intelligence from data, our experts of the IT Solutions and Embedded Solutions business divisions are developing customized complete systems of hardware and software. We combine comprehensive electronics expertise with the most up-to-date information technologies to provide solutions that improve products and systems, giving them more functionality, quality and safety.

From the product concept through to sales and service – we accompany our customers throughout the value-creation chain and use the knowledge hidden in Big Data for more business success in every process step.

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Research and
design

System development

Production

Sales/service


Research and design

Requirements engineering

Virtual function development

Model-based development

Virtual concept validation

Functional design

Diagnostics

Process and system development to improve product quality

Product-data management

Requirements engineering

  • Modeling of dynamic systems
  • Parameter identification
  • Circuit design and layout
  • Vehicle/component certification; conformity testing

Virtual function development

  • Modeling of drivetrains for internal-combustion and electric vehicles
  • Circuit simulation and calculation
  • Development of specifications, architecture, and design
  • Software development to SPICE/CMMI and functional safety to ISO 26262
  • Development to AUTOSAR standards

Model-based development

  • Controller design
  • Model-based software development
  • Circuit simulation and calculation
  • FPGA (system development, model-based)

Virtual concept validation

  • Integration of application software, standard software and operating systems
  • In-process development support
  • ECUs Management
  • Test management
  • Test automation
  • Integration of autonomous systems providing novel functions
  • Design and packaging of measuring systems and user controls

Functional design

  • Definition of operating concepts, especially for combined instruments and infotainment systems
  • HMI implementation of demonstration and production projects
  • Integration of HMI software in evaluation and test environments as well as VR environments
  • Study of ergonomics, usability, and driver distractions in the vehicle environment

Diagnostics

  • Measured data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
  • Measured data analysis and visualization
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
  • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain
  • Development of diagnostics architectures and topologies
  • Implementation and integration of standard diagnostic protocols and diagnostics stacks in controllers
  • Development of diagnostic systems
  • Creation of diagnostic data and test procedures
  • Performing diagnostic conformance tests
  • Diagnostics consulting for process, technology, and strategy

Process and system development to improve product quality

  • Quality-assurance systems for components and complete vehicles
  • Plant quality-assurance systems (e.g. management of errors and reworks)
  • Systems for core quality issues, including
    • Standardized fault IDs
    • Minimize risks when using new modules (record operation planning, preview and planning by business analysis via QlikView)
  • Design and development of Car2x applications
  • Location tracking applications and systems
  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • Test-site logistics and activity management

Product-data management

  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • IT solutions for used cars in compliance with directive 2000/53/EC and REACH directive 1907/2006/EC
  • Development and rollout of solutions for eco controlling with support for QlikView business analyses

System development

Embedded frameworks

Integration

Wiring-harness development

Test management and validation

Vehicle integration and testing

Functional design

Diagnostics

Process and system development to improve product quality

Product-data management

Automatic code

Embedded frameworks

  • Driver implementation
  • Embedded operating systems (FreeRTOS, Embedded Linux, OSEK)

Integration

  • In-process development support
  • Specifications for components and systems
  • Definition of specifications
  • Support for industrial production

Wiring-harness development

  • Development and implementation of onboard vehicle-network concepts
  • Development of new onboard-network technologies
  • Energy balancing and reengineering
  • Feasibility and reliability assessments for onboard networks
  • Design of wiring systems using round, flat, and foil conductors
  • Component construction for CAD systems with graphical symbols and electrical features
  • Draft and detailed design of power-flow, function, wiring, and topology plans
  • Installation-space validation and cable-harness integration in 3D vehicle models
  • Setup of trial, pre-production, and prototype models
  • Complete cabling of internal-combustion and hybrid vehicles
  • Individual support for engineers in specific fields
  • Integration of new electronic components
  • Software store
  • Commissioning of vehicles

Test management and validation

  • Test bench support
  • Test management
  • Test automation
  • Tests conducted by ISTQB-certified testers
  • Development of test tools
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Test management with IT solutions to ISTQB: test concept,
    planning, automation, and execution
  • Test databases for planning and managing component and system tests
  • Test-data management (planning, documentation and administration of tests)

Vehicle integration and testing

  • Preparation of tests and test point planning
  • Process-driven integration and commissioning of measuring equipment
  • Fitting and stripping of test vehicles
  • Electrical/electronic driving test
  • EFP testing
  • Testing of ECU functions, onboard networks, and standby currents
  • Metrology support for winter and summer trials
  • Script programming for data loggers
  • Operating and display concepts for measuring equipment
  • Interfaces between OEMs and measuring-equipment producers
  • Dynamic measurement-data capture
  • Power-management measuring technology
  • Development of specialized measuring sensors and electronics
  • Data evaluation and presentation
  • Production-range support
  • Complete set-up and conversion of concept, prototype and pre-production vehicles, testing platforms and derivatives, in-house and at customer
  • Assembling or modification of automotive wiring systems
  • Assembling of adapter wiring systems
  • Manufacturing of measurement wiring systems
  • Development of test beds
  • Complete wiring systems for HV battery prototypes

Functional design

  • Definition of operating concepts, especially for combined instruments and infotainment systems
  • HMI implementation of demonstration and production projects
  • Integration of HMI software in evaluation and test environments as well as VR environments
  • Study of ergonomics, usability, and driver distractions in the vehicle environment

Diagnostics

  • Measured data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
  • Measured data analysis and visualization
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
  • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain
  • Development of diagnostics architectures and topologies
  • Implementation and integration of standard diagnostic protocols and diagnostics stacks in controllers
  • Development of diagnostic systems
  • Creation of diagnostic data and test procedures
  • Performing diagnostic conformance tests
  • Diagnostics consulting for process, technology, and strategy

Process and system development to improve product quality

  • Quality-assurance systems for components and complete vehicles
  • Plant quality-assurance systems (e.g. management of errors and reworks
  • Systems for core quality issues, including
    • Standardized fault IDs
    • Minimize risks when using new modules (record operation planning, preview and planning by business analysis via QlikView)
  • Design and development of Car2x applications
  • Location tracking applications and systems
  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • Test-site logistics and activity management

Product-data management

  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • IT solutions for used cars in compliance with directive 2000/53/EC and REACH directive 1907/2006/EC
  • Development and rollout of solutions for eco controlling with support for QlikView business analyses

Automatic code

  • Automatic code generation from Matlab/Simulink, TargetLink and Scilab/XCOS
  • Implementation for different target processors, e.g. Renesas RH850, Infineon TriCore TC1796
  • Development of own blocksets for ECUs platforms
  • Own prototyping/solution components (GIGABOX gate XL, GIGABOX beo)

Production

Process planning

Production planning

Production technology integration

Diagnostics

Process and system development to improve product quality

Product-data management

Process planning

  • Product for geometric measurement plan (CAIP)
  • Systems for planning vehicle trials
  • Solutions for all approval processes, such as procurement and compliance aspects
  • Solutions to support assembly planning and product planning (PDM/PLM)
  • Systems for planning and controlling resources (tools, budgets, personnel)
  • Materials database solutions
  • Monitoring of legal requirements concerning product characteristics

Production planning

  • Process management for materials catalogues and hazardous materials management
  • Support solutions for production planning

Production technology integration

  • CA applications and methods for
    • Connector technology
    • Surface technology
    • Forming technology
    • Component and tool construction

Diagnostics

  • Measured data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
  • Measured data analysis and visualization
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
  • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain
  • Development of diagnostics architectures and topologies
  • Implementation and integration of standard diagnostic protocols and diagnostics stacks in controllers
  • Development of diagnostic systems
  • Creation of diagnostic data and test procedures
  • Performing diagnostic conformance tests
  • Diagnostics consulting for process, technology, and strategy

Process and system development to improve product quality

  • Quality-assurance systems for components and complete vehicles
  • Plant quality-assurance systems (e.g. management of errors and reworks)
  • Systems for core quality issues, including
    • Standardized fault IDs
    • Minimize risks when using new modules (record operation planning, preview and planning by business analysis via QlikView)
  • Design and development of Car2x applications
  • Location tracking applications and systems
  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • Test-site logistics and activity management

Product-data management

  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • IT solutions for used cars in compliance with directive 2000/53/EC and REACH directive 1907/2006/EC
  • Development and rollout of solutions for eco controlling with support for QlikView business analyses

Sales/service

Field-data analysis

Diagnostics

Process and system development to improve product quality

Product-data management

Field-data analysis

  • Development of analytical tools using QlikView and other Business Intelligence tools and methods for:
    • Service cases
    • Systems analyses
    • Warranty costs
  • Support for development and analysis tools in network environments
  • Dynamic measurement-data capture
  • Electrical/electronic driving test
  • Data evaluation and presentation
  • Measured data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
  • Measured data analysis and visualization
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
  • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain

Diagnostics

  • Measurement-data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
  • Measurement-data analysis and visualization
  • Development of testing and measuring systems
  • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
  • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain
  • Development of diagnostics architectures and topologies
  • Implementation and integration of standard diagnostic protocols and diagnostics stacks in controllers
  • Development of diagnostic systems
  • Creation of diagnostic data and test procedures
  • Performing diagnostic conformance tests
  • Diagnostics consulting for process, technology, and strategy

Process and system development to improve product quality

  • Quality-assurance systems for components and complete vehicles
  • Plant quality-assurance systems (e.g. management of errors and reworks)
  • Systems for core quality issues, including
    • Standardized fault IDs
    • Minimize risks when using new modules (record operation planning, preview and planning by business analysis via QlikView)
  • Design and development of Car2x applications
  • Location tracking applications and systems
  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • Test-site logistics and activity management

Product-data management

  • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
  • IT solutions for used cars in compliance with directive 2000/53/EC and REACH directive 1907/2006/EC
  • Development and rollout of solutions for eco controlling with support for QlikView business analyses

Research and design

  • Requirements Engineering

  • Virtual function development

  • Model-based development

  • Virtual concept validation

  • Functional design

  • Diagnostics

  • Process and system development to improve product quality

  • Product-data management

  • Requirements engineering

    • Modeling of dynamic systems
    • Parameter identification
    • Circuit design and layout
    • Vehicle/component certification; conformity testing

  • Virtual function development

    • Modeling of drivetrains for internal-combustion and electric vehicles
    • Circuit simulation and calculation
    • Development of specifications, architecture, and design
    • Software development to SPICE/CMMI and functional safety to ISO 26262
    • Development to AUTOSAR standards

  • Model-based development

    • Controller design
    • Model-based software development
    • Circuit simulation and calculation
    • FPGA (system development, model-based)

  • Virtual concept validation

    • Integration of application software, standard software and operating systems
    • In-process development support
    • ECUs Management
    • Test management
    • Test automation
    • Integration of autonomous systems providing novel functions
    • Design and packaging of measuring systems and user controls

  • Functional design

    • Definition of operating concepts, especially for combined instruments and infotainment systems
    • HMI implementation of demonstration and production projects
    • Integration of HMI software in evaluation and test environments as well as VR environments
    • Study of ergonomics, usability, and driver distractions in the vehicle environment

  • Diagnostics

    • Measured data management to ASAM ODS standard and openMDM
    • Measured data analysis and visualization
    • Development of testing and measuring systems
    • Business Reporting of measured data via QlikView
    • Conceptual design and implementation of systems throughout the data-processing process chain
    • Development of diagnostics architectures and topologies
    • Implementation and integration of standard diagnostic protocols and diagnostics stacks in controllers
    • Development of diagnostic systems
    • Creation of diagnostic data and test procedures
    • Performing diagnostic conformance tests
    • Diagnostics consulting for process, technology, and strategy

  • Process and system development to improve product quality

    • Quality-assurance systems for components and complete vehicles
    • Plant quality-assurance systems (e.g. management of errors and reworks)
    • Systems for core quality issues, including
      • Standardized fault IDs
      • Minimize risks when using new modules (record operation planning, preview and planning by business analysis via QlikView)
    • Design and development of Car2x applications
    • Location tracking applications and systems
    • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
    • Test-site logistics and activity management

  • Product-data management

    • Web portals and solutions for vehicle data
    • IT solutions for used cars in compliance with directive 2000/53/EC and REACH directive 1907/2006/EC
    • Development and rollout of solutions for eco controlling with support for QlikView business analyses

Systems Engineering