National Instruments and ETAS Set-up Joint Venture to Meet Evolving Needs in Automotive Electronics Software Validation
Partnership to leverage NI’s software-defined platform with ETAS global test and validation solutions
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The agreements will establish a deeper partnership between two innovators with decades of experience in the automotive industry. By combining the NI software-defined platform and comprehensive I/O capabilities with ETAS expertise in developing and integrating HiL solutions, the partnership will deliver new test offerings to meet customer needs in the rapidly evolving automotive sector driven by electrification and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
Each company will own 50 percent of the joint venture, which will be
“ETAS has an exceptional team with experience in development and
integration of HiL systems for the automotive industry,” said
“By establishing this joint venture, ETAS expects to extend the
application of HiL systems to new areas such as automated driving,” said
The development of modern vehicles is continuing to become more complex through increased levels of automation via driver assistance systems. As a result, automotive suppliers and automakers demand increased efficiency in software development. The strength of the NI and ETAS teams, domain expertise, and global footprint create a unique opportunity to broaden the reach to customers and help them solve the development challenges in the automotive industry. The systems offered by the joint venture will provide a powerful solution, helping facilitate shorter design cycles, reduced test time and faster time to market.
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This release contains "forward-looking statements," including statements
that the partnership will leverage NI’s software-defined platform with
ETAS global solutions, striving for improving test and validation of
software in automotive electronics, including ECUs and sensors, to meet
current and future customer requirements, that the partnership will
deliver new test offerings to meet customer needs in the rapidly
evolving automotive sector, that the transaction is expected to close in
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NI (www.ni.com) empowers engineers and scientists with a software-defined platform that incorporates modular hardware and an expansive ecosystem. This proven approach puts users firmly in control of defining what they need to accelerate their system design within test, measurement and control. NI’s solution helps build high-performance systems that exceed requirements, quickly adapt to change and ultimately improve the world.
ETAS provides innovative solutions for the development of embedded
systems for the automotive industry and other sectors of the embedded
industry. As a systems provider, ETAS supplies a multifaceted portfolio
that covers the range from integrated tools and tool solutions to
engineering services, consulting, training, and support. Holistic IoT
security solutions are offered via ETAS subsidiary ESCRYPT. Established
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