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Development of Distributed Systems | Embedded Software and Systems / AUTOSAR | Diagnostics | Safety and Security | Testing | Automotive Ethernet | ECU Calibration | ADAS | E-Mobility | Consulting | Company News and Events

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Our updated website and our e-learning platform launched on 15 October: The design, structure and search function are suitable for the coming years, various content has been revised, supplemented or added. Online visitors should be able to find everything worth knowing about Vector solutions faster and easier even while using a tablet or a smartphone. Have a look! All feedback is welcome and appreciated. Please just reply to this newsletter with your comments.

The future as an event: 9th Vector Congress on 20th and 21st November 2018 in Stuttgart. We will be presenting answers to pressing questions related to car IT, autonomous driving, connected mobility or electrification. Save your seat today.

Read about how Vector prepares its E/E engineering solution for the future and several other hot topics in this newsletter. We hope you enjoy the content and that it provides you with valuable impulses for your current tasks.

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Development of Distributed Systems

Modeling E/E Systems According to AUTOSAR Adaptive

Modeling E/E Systems according to AUTOSAR Adaptive

PREEvision 9.0 is now fully equipped for AUTOSAR Adaptive and offers extended SysML and UML functions to model service-oriented architectures. Whether designing service interfaces and applications, instantiating services or describing Ethernet communication via SOME/IP: PREEvision provides comprehensive functions for these tasks. Read all about the new release!

Embedded Software and Systems / AUTOSAR


The Swedish embedded software specialist ARCCORE becomes a part of Vector. Our customers will benefit from further innovations for AUTOSAR. Read the press release.


In the Vector KnowledgeBase, MICROSAR users will find information and helpful tips for configuration. Benefit from a smart advisor. Discover it now!


Diagnostic Development with AUTOSAR – Increased Efficiency for Vehicle Manufacturers and Suppliers

Diagnostic Development with AUTOSAR – Increased Efficiency for Vehicle Manufacturers and Suppliers

With the AUTOSAR Diagnostic Extract (DEXT), the diagnosis-relevant configuration of the basic software can now be exchanged easily even across company boundaries. This saves time and efforts for OEMs and TIER1s. Read more.

More News about Diagnostics

CANdelaStudio 10 – You benefit from the new GUI operating concept in "Ribbon Style". The new, clearly structured user interface allows easy access to all important functions. More highlights of version 10.


vFlash 4 – flash ECUs easily, quickly and safely. Use the new version's extended security functions as well as parallel programming via LIN for e-mobility applications. More highlights of Version 4.


Take a closer look – Know-how and tips in new videos on specific OBD reports and remote diagnostics. To the Youtube Playlist.

Safety and Security

Fending off Cyber Attacks – Hardening ECUs by Fuzz Testing

Fending off Cyber Attacks – Hardening ECUs by Fuzz Testing

Fuzz testing, which originated in the traditional IT field, offers automatable tests which are used to efficiently check an automotive ECU’s cybersecurity-related capabilities. But how can test cases be generated using familiar exchange formats? Read the article now!

More News about Safety and Security

Protected in every situation – Flexible HSM firmware for security-related AUTOSAR systems. Continue to the article.


Safe software for the car of tomorrow – The revolution in autonomous driving requires future-proof AUTOSAR Basic Software. Read the article now.


Are You an Early Bird?

Save the Date: Vector Testing Symposium 2019

Then save the date for the next international Testing Symposium in Germany now: 6 and 7 May 2019.

More News about Testing

Take a look at our reviews with highlights and lecture videos of the past Testing Symposia in Stuttgart and Boston as a foretaste of what's coming.


New edition J1939 poster – The most important aspects of the J1939 protocol always in view. Completely revised and clearly presented. Order now free of charge.

Automotive Ethernet

Powerful Access to Automotive Ethernet Networks

Powerful Access to Automotive Ethernet Networks

The new IEEE standard for Automotive Ethernet 1000BASE-T1 is now supported by the compact and powerful Ethernet interface VN5640 with the option 1000BASE-T1. Additionally to 100BASE-T1 and CAN-FD support, this option now also offers access to 1000BASE-T1 networks via USB. Benefit from the wide range of possible applications.

ECU Calibration

Software Development for ECU Calibration Accelerated by Parallel Use of Microcontroller Debugging Interface

Software Development for Ecu Calibration Accelerated by Parallel Use of Microcontroller Debugging Interface

Vector and Lauterbach are offering an integrated solution for ECU software development based on the new ASAM standard “Software Debugging over XCP”. It eliminates the need to repeatedly switch between hardware for measurement, calibration, and debugging. All details.


Developing Multisensor Applications Quickly and Conveniently

Developing Multisensor Applications Quickly and Conveniently

With numerous improvements, vADASdeveloper 3.0 accelerates the development of algorithms for driver assistance systems. New features include simplified support for project handling and migration, support for sensors with dynamic object lists, and additional graphic objects for object visualization. All highlights at a glance.


News from the World of E-Mobility


At the 5th Vector E-Mobility Engineering Day, visitors and international experts discussed the latest trends on vehicle technology, charging infrastructure and standardization. Read the report.


Case Study Tongji University: High-voltage power measurements with high-speed – Synchronized data acquisition and analysis with a perfectly tuned tool chain consisting of measurement modules and software. All details


Cybersecurity Meets Functional Safety – Experiences and Trends

Cybersecurity Meets Functional Safety – Experiences and Trends

There is no safety without security. Effective protection and robustness of automotive systems needs combined safety and security based on ISO 26262. Download our latest presentation on implementing cybersecurity and functional safety. Benefit from our hands-on case study and experiences.

Company News and Events

New Website Online

New Website Online

The new Vector website offers not only a clear layout and modern design. The convenient search function makes it also possible to find content such as downloads even faster and more specifically. Another highlight is the useful shopping cart function, which simplifies downloads and ordering of marketing material. Discover the new website.

New E-Learning Platform Also Online

The complete redesign of our free E-Learning Platform gives you an even better learning experience. In addition, the media objects were technically completely revised so that they run without the use of plug-ins in all major browsers and on mobile platforms. Visit the new E-Learning Platform.

In Sync with Tomorrow's Mobility – The Vector Congress on 20. and 21. November

Vector Congress 2018

Only a few weeks until the 9th Vector Congress in Stuttgart. As keynote speakers we welcome Kenji Neishikawa (Toyota) and Dr. Rolf Zöller (Volkswagen) who can give us a deep insight into the E/E development of the future generation of mobility. Discuss Topics such as AUTOSAR, security, connectivity and other challenges of tomorrow with over 300 experts. The 9th Vector Congress in Stuttgart on November 20 and 21, 2018. Save your seat now!

Upcoming Events Within the next Weeks

Visit us at an event in your area or take part in a webinar conveniently from your workplace. Participation on Vector events is free of charge.

We look forward to meeting you.

Vector TechDays / TechNights:

06.11.2018: Vector HandsOn Workshop, Budapest, Hungary


07.11.2018: Vector Advanced TechDay, Budapest, Hungary


13.11.2018: Vector Agriculture TechNight Osnabrück, Germany


14.11.2018: Vector Agriculture TechNight Gütersloh, Germany


15.11.2018: Karel de Grote and Vector TechDay 2018, Antwerp, Belgium


28.11.2018: Vector Testing Solution TechNight Munich, Germany

Vector Events:

13.11.2018: Vector Measurement & Calibration UserDay 2018, Coventry, Great Britain


20.11.2018: 9. Vector Congress, Stuttgart, Germany


28.11.2018: 21. Kooperationsforum Bordnetze, Ingolstadt, Germany


04.12.2018: Vector Technology Day 2018, Turin, Italy

Fairs & Congresses:

08.11.2018: Electric & Hybrid Aerospace Technology Symposium, Cologne, Germany


20.11.2018: MedConf 2018, Munich, Germany


04.12.2018: CESA 5. 0, Versailles, France

Vector Webinars:

06.11.2018: PREEvision – AUTOSAR Adaptive


07.11.2018: PREEvision – Development of Safety-Related Systems


07.11.2018: Automotive Cyber Security – Challenges and Practical Guidance


13.11.2018: PREEvision – Automotive Ethernet Design


14.11.2018: Security Mechanisms for Embedded Automotive Systems


15.11.2018: The Vector Embedded Ethernet Stack and Its Use Cases in Motor Vehicles

All upcoming Events in detail!

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