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DYNA4 3.0: Sensor simulation, Euro NCAP maneuver and various interfaces

Highlights overview:

  • GPU based sensor simulation: Lidar, radar, ultrasonic, cameras and object list
  • Euro NCAP 2018 scenarios incl. cyclists and night scenarios
  • Seamless integration with HiL test platforms: Easy export of vehicle and maneuver as run-time datasets
  • Interfaces to ROS and ADTF for closed-loop function development
  • Updated platform support for latest Matlab, dSpace, NI, Vector and ETAS versions
  • Range of model improvements for tires, steering, energy analysis, traffic behavior etc.
  • 3D visualization with DYNAanimation:
    • Many new objects including tunnel, motorcycles, bicycles, vehicles and road infrastructure
    • Automatic animation scene generation according to the selected scenario and vehicle model
  • DYNA4 Engine: Combustion process and exhaust aftertreatment
  • Improved ease of use
    • Enhanced usability with new perspectives
    • New preconfigured example projects for a quicker start

Read more below or download DYNA4 3.0 What's New?
Get overview about the features and functions of DYNA4

Sensor simulation: Physical simulation of environment sensors

  • For development and test of ADAS/AD functions
  • Physical modeling of ultrasonic, lidar, camera and radar sensors
  • Automatic semantic image segmentation for all visible objects
  • Receiver modules for function development in Simulink and ROS
  • Maximum time and cost efficiency by calculation on the GPU of a standard PC

Details and Videos: Sensor simulation in DYNA4

Euro NCAP 2018 scenarios

  • NCAP scenarios with pedestrians (CPFA, CPNA, CPLA) by day and by night
  • NCAP scenarios with bicycles (CBNA, CBLA)
  • NCAP vehicle scenarios with Soft Car (CCRs, CCRb, CCRm)
  • Automated report generation
  • Seamless integration of your FCW (Front Collision Warning) and AEB (Automated Emergency Brake) functions with the simulation environment DYNA4. Available from MiL, SiL up to HiL tests

Details and Videos: Euro NCAP maneuver 2018 in DYNA4

Seamless integration with HiL test platforms

  • Easy export of vehicle and maneuver as run-time datasets
  • Seamless integration in Vector Canoe node-layer dll and user files, dSpace ControlDesk datasets, ADTF filter
  • Test engineers retain their preferred toolset, no DYNA4 knowledge necessary
  • Run automated ECU tests without Matlab
  • 3D visualization with DYNAanimation

Interfaces to ROS and ADTF

  • Closed-loop simulation for function development of ADAS/AD functions
  • Function developers retain their preferred toolset and benefit from high-fidelity driving dynamics, GPU sensor models and 3D visualization
  • Co-simulation with DYNA4 via flexible DDS communication or
  • Export DYNA4 models as ADTF filter

Range of model improvements

  • TMeasy 5 tire model reflects tires' inflation pressure. More about TMeasy
  • Improved tire test rig and tire fitting when using FTire as reference model
  • Support for MF-Tyre 6.2 tire model
  • Open interface to traffic simulators such as SUMO
  • More flexible positioning and routing of traffic
  • Power steering configurable for rack assist & variable steering gear ratio
  • Steering wheel torque as input in lateral maneuver
  • Torque vectoring with multi-disc clutches model
  • Smoother controller guidance signals with moving average filter
  • Energy analysis for batteries considers more influencing factors

3D visualization with DYNAanimation

  • Automatic animation scene generation according to the selected scenario and vehicle model
  • Variations of vehicle and scenario parameters such as road, weather, traffic, vehicle and sensors directly affect the animation through module-specific animation data
  • Many new objects including tunnel, motorcycles, bicycles, vehicles with complete light setup and road infrastructure
  • New OpenDRIVE features such as updated road-sign catalog, selection of different road textures and automatic generation of bridges

More about DYNAanimation

DYNA4 Engine

  • Engine models with adjustable level of detail to test control units
    • Cylinder pressure and temperature profile in real time
    • Dynamic air mass flow and gas composition with turbo chargers
    • Spark and compression ignition
  • Preprocessing workflow for easy parameterization from measurements
  • Method for simulation of dynamic NOx concentration and exhaust treatment

Improved ease of use

  • Enhanced usability with new perspectives
  • Improved speed of DYNA4, DYNAanimation and models
  • New preconfigured example projects for a quicker start
    • Complex crossing with international roadmarks and traffic
    • Roadworks with narrowing lanes
    • Parallel parking in city environment

Updated platform support

  • Matlab up to R2018b
  • dSpace up to R2018-A
  • NI VeriStand up to 2018 now also with 64bit Matlab
  • Vector Canoe up to 11.0
  • ETAS LCO up to 5.4.4
  • ADTF 2.x

Many more on demand. Overview of DYNA4 hardware- and software compatibility