Press Release Archive 2015
Press Release 06/15/2015
Concurrent targets automotive market
with new hardware-in-the-loop simulation products.
Atlanta – June 15, 2015 – Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR), a global provider of high-performance Linux® and storage solutions, today announced a new suite of products targeted at the growing hardware-in-the-loop automotive simulation and testing market. The company launched a new FPGA-based Engine Sensor Simulation card and SIMulation Workbench™ 7.1, an updated version of its advanced software-based modeling environment that is ideally suited for automotive simulation applications.
SIMulation Workbench 7.1 is a powerful modeling environment that provides a complete framework for developing and executing real-time hardware-in-the-loop and man-in-the-loop simulations for automotive, aerospace, and defense applications. SIMulation Workbench 7.1 adds support for Concurrent’s new Engine Sensor Simulation card, as well as an FPGA-based multi-function analog and digital I/O card, and a programmable FPGA card that offers customizable functionality.
“Automotive companies are demanding simulation solutions that deliver better performance and flexibility in order to improve quality, enhance safety, and reduce their time-to-market for new products,” said Ken Jackson, Concurrent’s Senior Vice President of Real-Time and Linux. “By coupling our new SIMulation Workbench software and FPGA cards with the power of RedHawk, our real-time Linux OS, we have created a more complete, capable, and cost-effective solution for automakers seeking an alternative to proprietary hardware-in-the-loop testing solutions.”
SIMulation Workbench enables complex simulations to be run on a single multi-processor system with many cores, delivering better performance and reduced cost when compared to legacy solutions that rely on distributed, shared memory configurations. It fully supports hand-coded models and models developed using MathWorks’ MATLAB/Simulink® products and other popular modeling tools such as VI-grade, SIMPACK, AMESim®, Virtual.Lab Motion, Dymola®, MapleSim™, and GT-Suite.
The company’s new Engine Sensor Simulation card is built on Concurrent’s family of FPGA cards which feature a powerful field-programmable gate array that supports both digital and analog I/O. The cards can control up to 96 digital I/O signals along with 16 analog inputs and 16 analog outputs. Concurrent’s Engine Sensor Simulation card is designed to support the testing of two- and four-cycle engines with up to sixteen cylinders and four independent, variable-phase camshafts at engine speeds up to 30,000 rpm with 0.001 rpm resolution.
Concurrent will demonstrate SIMulation Workbench version 7.1 and showcase its new Engine Sensor Simulation card in Stand #1371 at the Automotive Testing Expo in Stuttgart, Germany on June 16-18, 2015.
Concurrent (NASDAQ: CCUR) is a global software and solutions provider of content delivery and real-time applications on a core foundation of high-performance Linux and storage technologies. The company serves industries and customers that demand uncompromising performance, reliability, and flexibility to gain a competitive edge, drive meaningful growth, and power brighter ideas that enrich the lives of millions of people around the world every day. Concurrent works closely with service providers, aerospace and defense organizations, automotive manufacturers, and a diverse range of companies in the manufacturing, financial, energy, and healthcare markets to launch innovative solutions and help achieve their most ambitious endeavors. Offices are located in North America, Europe and Asia. Visit www.ccur.com for further information or follow us on Twitter.
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