Lidar, Radar and SerDes.
More Vehicle Networks Than Ever.

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Learn from experts about the latest in vehicle networking and embedded tools technologies and solutions.

Listen to informative presentations and participate in hands-on demos to see how you can launch new projects and improve your existing ones. With content-packed days, you will take your knowledge to the next level and return to your desk with new skills.

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Attendee Registration – Continental Breakfast Served


Welcome and Introduction

10:15 AM

Follow the Money -- Latest Challenges in the Automotive Industry and how they are affecting OEMs, customers and YOU

Environmental quality, dependence on petroleum, the decline in auto sales and changing consumer requirements are driving fundamental changes at the auto makers. Just follow the money and you see investments in autonomy, shaving payrolls in ICE powertrain and electric vehicles on the mind of many governments. All of these changes are driving monumental changes to our vehicle network architectures. These changes require new toolsets and new approaches. Get a whirlwind tour of the Intrepid’s new software and vehicle networks tools to meet the challenge


10:45 AM

Coffee Break

11:00 AM

Wait! I Only Have a 1TB Drive!?! Welcome to the Age of Autonomous Vehicle Logging

In the days of J1850, one could easily log an entire month of data on a 512 MB memory card. With the advent of electric and hybrid vehicles, one could log an entire shift of data from a vehicle. Autonomous vehicles produce on the order of 5-10 Gb per second! That could fill your laptop in minutes! How do you deal with logging Terabytes of data? Are the days of “sneaker-net” back again? This presentation will provide a look into SerDes sensors, LIDAR, RADAR and autonomous architectures, and how to log data from these sensors/architectures.




12:45 PM

Analog I/O with Intrepid's RAD IO 2 Series -- An Open System for Analog IO

Many analog I/O solutions like to “entangle” you in their toolchain, leaving your pocketbook even lighter. They love to charge you extra for the isolation you need. What if we told you that you can have an open system and you can get it at a much lower price? See how the RAD IO 2 Open I/O solution provides channel-to-channel isolation at an affordable price.


1:15 PM

Cut the Cord -- Advances in gathering data remotely from your captive test fleet and remote test benches

Gathering data manually is labor intensive, and getting the vehicle in hand is a challenge. With the financial pressures to reduce a captive test fleet, this only amplifies the issues. Whether you have a large fleet or a small fleet, or remote test benches, we discuss the challenges of remote data capture and providing solutions to connect wirelessly to your vehicles.


1:45 PM

We got all the data... NOW WHAT?!? Automated Analysis of Data with Integrated Post Anaysis (IPA) and DataSpy

Often our engineering efforts focus on getting all the potentially useful data. But that amounts to a huge “haystack” which we must sift through to find that “needle”. You need a 21st century solution, one that can automatically process the data and present reports to share throughout your organization. You need IPA and DataSpy. See an overview and demonstration of processing datasets of 1+ TB in just a few seconds.


2:15 PM

Coffee Break


Switches for Automotive Ethernet -- Use Cases for the RAD-Pluto and RAD-Jupiter

From prototyping, filtering and re-routing, subnets and VLAN tagging and untagging, switches for Automotive Ethernet are a useful tool in your arsenal. Learn about the use cases for the NXP-based RAD-Pluto for 100BASE-T1 and Marvell-based RAD-Jupiter for 100/1000BASE-T1 networks.



Advances in ECU Flashing Solutions

Flashing ECUs within Vehicle Spy has been long absent. At the same time, new methods have been developed for our changing architectures. Not only flashing via DoIP and SoAd are now possible, a new Flash View has been created to allow you to quickly create flash “recipes” for flashing ECUs. This presentation will provide an overview of how to flash via Vehicle Spy, expanded to include more use cases.



Closing Remarks



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