ASTech - Automotive Safety Technologies

Safety Cluster – "Core DNA of ASTech"

A talk with project manager Andreas about the safety cluster. What is it about and why is it a great opportunity for ASTech?

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Safety in Autonomous Driving explained in a nutshell (A-Z) - Today "B" like "Behavior Prediction"

Not necessarily in alphabetical order I will try to cover as many letters of the alphabet as possible. After I kicked this series off with ASIL today I want to continue with “Behavior Prediction”.

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Radar intersection – sensors and Car2X modules for connected driving

The goal of our daily activities is to increase road traffic safety. So-called Car2x functions unleash a great deal of additional potential for driver assistance systems and all traffic participants. Some of this potential, such as local danger warning, can already be found in series production today, such as in the new Golf and the ID.3.

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Safety in Autonomous Driving explained in a nutshell (A-Z) – Today starting with "A" like ASIL

Throughout the coming months I will regularly share quick glimpses on safety-related issues that matter while bringing Autonomous Driving (AD) onto the streets.

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Review, Insight, Outlook: First ASTech Hackathon

Laptops on, snacks at hand, idea ready and off you go – over an entire weekend. Every minute full of creative power, spinning minds and impressive solutions.

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Using human body model simulations in research

We want to reduce serious accident damage to zero. This is our mission, our motivation and our passion. To pursue this goal in the best possible way, in our research we must always include the entire worldwide traffic situation.

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Constant focus: information security/ cyber security

When it comes to road traffic safety, at first what usually comes to mind is intelligent assistance systems, connected vehicles or automated/ autonomous driving functions. However, an important part of our activities that is currently becoming an increasing focus of the wider public debate is information security in vehicles, also known as cyber security.

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How we work: experiencing and validating functions with the help of driving simulation

Before ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) and HAD (highly automated driving) functions are street-ready, they must be thoroughly tested and validated. Among other methods, this validation process occurs virtually through the simulation of thousands of individual cases/ situations and physically through test drives in our test vehicles, in real traffic or on the testing grounds.

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More in-depth details, more findings: accident research optimizes 3D measurements

Our accident research team is regularly on the road, gathering information and developing corresponding 3D street models, always with the goal of achieving the best possible results for further development activities in order to reduce accident damage to nearly zero. We’ve been extremely well-positioned so far, but we want more.

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