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Ensure the Safety of Autonomous Vehicles by Increasing Virtual Testing

ADAS/AV features can significantly increase the safety of the vehicle and its surrounding environment. However, testing and validating features are costly and time-consuming processes. Identifying and characterizing test cases, pass-fail criteria, and test case productivity and repeatability are required because customers need:


  • High-fidelity sensor models to accurately run various test scenarios repeatedly
  • Time accurate hardware to confidently run a hardware-in-the-loop application to test control systems
  • A test solution that seamlessly interfaces with an ECU

High-Fidelity and Physics-Based Sensor Model with HIL

  • monoDrive master runs the vehicle plant model in real time on NI Linux Real-Time.
  • Sensor simulators, running on Windows 10 with NI Linux Real-Time, are clock synchronized to the monoDrive master.
  • Vehicle ECU-in-the-loop is synchronized with NI Linux Real-Time for translating throttle, brake, and steering commands to the vehicle pose state.

Solution Advantages

"The monoDrive/NI HIL solution provides best-in-class fidelity and performance. This solution application significantly improves the safety of production vehicles using advanced ADAS while providing significant improvement on cost and time to market."

–Celite Milbrandt, CEO, monoDrive

Build Your Solution with the NI Ecosystem

NI offers a variety of solution integration options customized to your application-specific requirements. You can use your own internal integration teams for full system control or leverage the expertise of NI and our worldwide NI Partner Network to obtain a turnkey solution.

NI Partner Network

The NI Partner Network is a global community of domain, application, and overall test development experts working closely with NI to meet the needs of the engineering community. NI Partners are trusted solution providers, systems integrators, consultants, product developers, and services and sales channel experts skilled across a wide range of industries and application areas.

Services and Support

NI partners with you throughout the life cycle of your application by delivering training, technical support, consultation and integration services, and maintenance programs. Accelerate your learning with our company-specific and geographic user groups. Build proficiency with online and in-person training options.

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