VaST, specialized in electronics virtualization, and KPIT Cummins Infosystems, product engineering partner to the Automotive industry, today announced a partnership to deliver electronic virtualization tools and specialized services to global automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers and ODMs. The combination of tools, software IP, and services accelerates cost reductions and quality improvement.
Increasingly automobiles are differentiated through software content and electronics, which requires improved methods for designing software rich systems. The partnership between VaST and KPIT Cummins focuses on methodology adoption services that speed the deployment of advanced virtual prototyping tools and methodologies such as networked ECU Virtual-Hardware-In-the-Loop simulations. Electronic virtualization is highly effective in reducing engineering costs while simultaneously enabling improved end-system software quality.
KPIT Cummins and VaST have individually proven their ability to deliver leading-edge solutions for software rich automotive systems. By collaborating they offer a total solution composed of VaST’s de facto standard automotive virtualization tools supported by all major semiconductor suppliers, and KPIT’s automotive software services, in-vehicle network software, software platforms and System engineering services proven with over 50+ automotive OEMs, Tier 1s and semiconductor suppliers globally.