Automated driving (ADAS)

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MdynamiX continues supports for VDI Autonomous Driving Challenge Vol. 2

VDI Autonomous Driving Challenge 2020, MdynamiX, Car Kit

The VDI Autonomous Driving Challenge competition at Munich University of Applied Sciences was first held on 13 March 2020. Teams of at least 2, but a maximum of 6 enrolled students competed in this competition with self-programmed vehicles to complete specified driving tasks. MdynamiX’ Andreas Michels, Matthias Niegl and Tobias Kloos actively supported the event by providing the track and handling the timekeeping. A team of MdynamiX will also support the upcoming VDI Challenge, which is planned on October 9, 2020. But also the participating students shall be supported by MdynamiX. MX is working on enabling the start of further…

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Kempten University wins the first VDI Autonomous Driving Challenge Cup

VDI ADC 2020 Teilnehmer

The new VDI student competition for autonomous driving takes place in Munich The circuit meanders artfully through the sun-drenched foyer of the Munich University of Applied Sciences. The race track at the venue of the newly created VDI student competition “VDI Autonomous Driving Challenge”, which was held for the first time on 13 March 2020 at the Munich University of Applied Sciences, is very close to reality with its hairpin bends, chicanes and acceleration straights – not even the many car tyres at the edge of the race track to protect the spectators are missing. Motto: Get connected “The VDI…

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Technical depth and lively exchange on Tech Day

MdynamiX und dSpace

On 6 March 2020, a Tech Day was held at the Adrive Living Lab with over 100 experts from the automotive industry. There the new advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator from AB Dynamics was presented in detail to the experts. Besides numerous companies from the industry, MdynamiX was also present with two booths. Matthias Niegl spoke in his keynote about realistic steering feel. Further technical presentations and informative exhibition tours led through the morning. In a pleasant atmosphere, development methods and applications were presented, discussed and experiences intensively exchanged. At the same time, many participants had the opportunity to take a…

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Roll-out of the advanced Vehicle Driving Simulator – A Great Success!

aVDS Daniel Abt

For months, our colleagues from the Adrive Living Lab at Kempten University of Applied Sciences prepared the big event. The novel Formula 1 driving simulator officially went into operation on 5 March at our partner for scientific research. New technologies open up new paths of research. The Adrive Living Lab of the University of Applied Sciences in Kempten can expand its research activities in the future with a new advanced vehicle driving simulator (aVDS) from AB Dynamics and Williams Advanced Engineering. Bavarian Science Minister Bernd Sibler and Formula E Audi factory driver and surprise guest Daniel Abt were the first…

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With experience in their pockets and the future in sight. MdynamiX – a specialist for driving attributes

More than ever, humans and machines must communicate and interact perfectly with each other: externally, internally, acoustically, visually and haptically. Feedback, trust, a feeling of security and an always-predictable reaction. The four founders of MdynamiX meet these exciting challenges with expert knowledge and years of experience in research and teaching. The founding team, consisting of professors Peter Pfeffer, Stefan Sentpali, Bernhard Schick and Markus Krug, has made it their mission to lead the way with new mobility concepts and technologies. The interdisciplinary know-how of the founders creates synergies between the different fields of competence of MdynamiX. Peter Pfeffer is responsible…

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Latest evaluation method: MXeval Release 2.1 now also includes ADAS evaluation

Munich. MdynamiX introduces the new generation of their approved MX evaluation software for a consistent evaluation of driving manoeuvres with Key Performance Indicators. Numerous modifications make MXeval 2.1 not only more user friendly, it also enables a quick and simple validation – in online mode – of subjective impressions and objective performance data for the applications vehicle dynamics, steering, driving assistance systems. For the latest MXeval release, above all the improvement of the usability was significant. Now the focus has changed. So far, MXeval was optimized for office use. The newly introduced automated online mode facilitates the objective evaluation of…

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Annual review: this is what moved MdynamiX in 2019

ATZ Driving Experience

Munich/Kempten. MdynamiX looks back on an exciting and eventful year 2019. The increased media presence in the regional and nationwide press, but also in trade magazines is an indication that both the location Munich and Kempten have developed positively. A brief review shows the highlights of the year. In the first half of the year, the MdynamiX was pleased to receive two articles in the trade magazine ATZ. In February, the study of the University of Applied Sciences Kempten and MdynamiX on the topic of driving experience versus mental stress in assisted lateral control was published. This was followed in…

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Tyres – Chassis – Road: MdynamiX and Kempten University of Applied Sciences presented innovative developments at the VDI Conference

Korbinian Thaler bei Reifen, Fahrwerk, Fahrbahn, VDI

Hannover. Innovations and research activities in the development and design of tyres, chassis technology and road surfaces were presented at the traditional VDI conference “Tyre-chassis-road” on 16 and 17 October. Sebastian Keidler from the University of Kempten and Korbinian Thaler from MdynamiX AG were able to establish themselves as experts with their presentations. Megatrends such as the connectivity of the automobile are creating a high pressure for innovation in tires and chassis. Many questions remain unanswered: What are the functional advantages of networking tires and chassis? Do controlled chassis make sense and is driving fun lost through automated driving? To…

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Best Poster Award for Yu-Jeng Kuo at HFES Annual Meeting in Nantes

Best Poster Award für Yu-Jeng Kuo

Kempten / Nantes. At the beginning of October 2019 the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society – Europe Chapter invited for the annual society meeting in Nantes, France. Under the central theme „Understanding Human Behaviour in Complex Systems“, the latest findings from the area of Human Factors and Ergonomics were presented. Yu-Jeng Kuo, research assistant at the University of Kempten, was rewarded with the Best Poster Award. There is not a day that goes by without talking about digitalization and automation. Driving assistance systems and automated driving are probably the most omnipresent topics in the automotive industry besides electric mobility. The…

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Experience, Feel and Evaluate: at the practical seminar Feel to be driven, engineers change their perspective

Feel to be driven Praxisseminar

Kempten/Illertissen. At the practical seminar on September 23rd and 24th engineers have taken up the challenge of looking at driving dynamics and comfort, with a special focus on driver assistance systems, using subjective and objective evaluation methods. The automobile is in a stage of massive transformation: morphing from a means of transportation with lifestyle characteristics into a connected living space and comfortable mobility medium. Over the past decades, this change has led to rapid progress in the industry. Whether it is the rising importance of vehicle energy efficiency, the development of new driver assistance systems or the increasing importance of…