2nd place in Newport. Frustrating, but it could be way worse

  • May 8, 2018
  • Frank Steeghs

On Thursday morning, after a nail-biting final in the eighth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race, Team Brunel takes second place behind Mapfre. During this leg, from the Brazilian Itajai to Newport Rhode Island on the American east coast, the seven teams were relatively close together. The last part of ...

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Leg 6 of the Volvo Ocean Race

  • Feb. 8, 2018
  • Sophie Booms

The fleet of the Volvo Ocean Race started on the 6th leg. This time a 6100 miles from Hong Kong to Auckland.

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winners Brandfort Holiday photo contest 2017

  • Dec. 7, 2017
  • Sophie Booms

It was a difficult one this year, but below we present the results of our annual photo contest. This year the main prize is the MiP™ Robot, an innovative gadget which hopefully will find a good home with this year's winners.

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ACE turns 40

  • Oct. 20, 2017
  • Hans Martens

Looking back on a day of science, technology, design and humor.

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virtual tour ACE offices

  • Sept. 30, 2017
  • Hans Martens

Take a look at the ACE offices.

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the Wowwee MiP™ Robot

  • July 6, 2017
  • Maurice Moens

At ACE and BRACE we have engineers working on challenging projects with robots and robotics. This year's prize in our Photo Contest is the latest Wowwee MiP™ Robot!

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BRACE process framework 3.0

  • Jan. 1, 2017
  • Jules Breuer

There has been a lot of discussion recently about the huge amount of software that is present in a modern day car Source Some sources claim that a single vehicle might have close to 100 million lines of software code (Approximately 18,000 printed pages)! If so, who is writing ...

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Automotive cybersecurity: defending the trust boundary

  • Nov. 15, 2016
  • Jules Breuer

Many new vehicles nowadays are connected cars. That means they are connected via a wireless internet connection to the cloud, through which manufacturers can supply various data and services. Now that more and more vehicles are being equipped with such a service connection, it unavoidably draws the attention of hackers ...

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Result of Brandfort photocontest 2016

  • Nov. 3, 2016
  • Frank Steeghs

The judges once again had the honor to select the winners of the Brandfort photo contest. There was a very good contribution of beautiful entries this year. The top five were completely different kinds of pictures, but in the ranking by the jury they were very close.

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Part 1: Low cost AUTOSAR toolchain - Thesis assignment

  • Nov. 1, 2016
  • Jules Breuer

BRACE Automotive investigating a low-cost toolchain to implement the AUTOSAR architecture on ECUs. The project is to investigate, suitable low-cost tools to create the AUTOSAR system configurations, how to specify such configurations and what are the challenges faced when creating AUTOSAR compliant software for an embedded ECU using the selected ...

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