Hackers in the automotive world - expect an impact on the design and development

  • Aug. 11, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Recent news messages showed that car hacking has now come to the point that cars with internet connectivity can be hacked completely remote. Several OEM's quickly had to roll-out software updates to close the leaks. In the meantime the US senator Ed Markey had launched investigations in automotive data security; ...

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BRACE cooperates with Roben Automotive in presenting at 2015 Mobiltron - Die intelligente mobile Arbeitsmaschine

  • Aug. 5, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

In a jointly made presentation with the title "Ausblick für on/off-board und Cloud-Diagnose in Nutzfahrzeugen" some of the possibilities and threats of remote diagnostics and service are discussed. Focus is on trucks, busses and off-highway machines which require high up-times to make their investment worthwhile.

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Safe state - If a driver is not used to driving anymore; can he/she be trusted with the steering wheel when the car fails?

  • July 9, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

With the steps taken and to be taken in driver assistance systems the driving experience is changing. Anyone that receives their driving permit today will likely be used to vehicles that support and sometimes overrule.

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BRACE cooperates with CTI to give a Diagnostics Workshop

  • July 9, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

If you want to understand what OBD is, how it impacts vehicle development, what effects it can have on budgets and timelines, what role functional safety has with diagnostics, how vehicle servicing requirements impact the vehicle design and/or how connected cars bring new viewpoints and challenges to diagnostics then this ...

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BRACE'ers Mark Maessen and Bart Oosthoek were presenters at the CIA Mobile Machine Control conference 2015

  • July 2, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

At this conference BRACE presented on two topics:

  • Functional safety for commercial vehicles and mobile machinery using systems engineering - by Bart Oosthoek

  • Experience on quick and cost-effective translation of concept model to production code - by Mark Maessen

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Part 4 of Concept realization of an 4x4 Vehicle's Transfer case

  • June 30, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

The last phase in the 4X4 Transfer Case project was to complete the housing design. In the third stage, as seen in the previous blog of the Transfer Case project (https://brace-automotive.com/en/blog/part-3-of-concept-realization-of-an-4x4-vehicles-t/), the concept model was shown and the ways of construction were illustrated. The main goal in this ...

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Foreseeable misuse - How automotive companies can be held liable and must protect for misuse in development

  • June 22, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

In the past years BRACE engineers have been involved in a variety of discussions whether certain designs were safe, secure and compliant enough. One topic that often has proven difficult is the foreseeable misuse.

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BRACE was co-author of Bits&Chips article on Model Based Design for small/mid-size companies (HAN Fast&Curious)

  • May 18, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Recently the dutch magazine Bits&Chips published an article for which BRACE was a co-author. The article covers the outcome of the HAN Fast&Curious project that was mentioned several months ago on the BRACE website. BRACE was a partner in this project and is still a partner in the follow-up project; ...

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BRACE is presenter at the CIA Mobile Machine Control conference on 9th and 10th of June 2015

  • May 6, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

At this conference in Nuremberg in Germany two engineers from BRACE will be presenting: Mark Maessen (Brace Automotive): Experiences on quick and cost-effective translations from concept model to production code & Bart Oosthoek (Brace Automotive): Functional safety for commercial and off-road vehicles, the challenges ahead

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BRACE migrated to new project management & development tooling

  • April 23, 2015
  • Marcel Romijn

Recently BRACE has started to upgrade their toolchain for development processes and project management. ACA IT from Belgium has organised the setup and hosting.

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