Vehicle Dynamics Simulation Pivotal for the Future of ADAS

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Chris Baker, Director of Business Development at Mechanical Simulation Corporation. CarSim software by Mechanical Simulation is a software tool for simulating and analyzing the dynamic behavior of vehicles (passenger cars, race cars, light trucks and utility vehicles). CarSim is available through the Altair Partner Alliance.

In 2015, National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) and automakers jointly announced that forward crash avoidance systems would be mandatory on all cars and light trucks sold in the United States by 2022. This is the first in what is likely to be a growing list of required Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) features hitting the roads in the coming years. As ADAS technologies become more prevalent, the challenge of how to develop, test, and validate these systems within the constraints of the short automotive development cycle will see increasing attention.

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National Puppy Day: Dogs of Altair

In honor of National Puppy Day in the U.S., we put together a collection of photos celebrating Altairians from around the world and their furry family members! Check out the video below to see some of the dogs of Altair, including Daisy – the star of the Altair Germany office in Munich:


3 Touchscreen Design Optimization Methods

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Yiorgos Bontzios, CEO of Fieldscale. SENSE software by Fieldscale is a new touchscreen design and simulation tool that promises to save engineering time, provide results with maximum accuracy and cut down … Read More

Getting Smart with Thermal Analysis: Heavy Vehicles

This guest contribution on Innovation Intelligence is written by Josh Pryor, Team Leader, Thermal/CFD Engineering Services at ThermoAnalytics Inc. TAITherm software by ThermoAnalytics is a professional thermal simulation tool for comprehensive CAE analysis of both steady-state and transient-heat transfer conditions. … Read More