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Ansys Autonomous Vehicle Simulation
Autonomous Vehicle (AV) & Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Simulation Software

Ansys Autonomous Vehicle Simulation Business Value

Ansys Autonomous Vehicle Simulation gives you a complete solution designed specifically to support development, testing and validation of safe automated driving technologies. This autonomous vehicle simulation solution saves significant time and costs versus traditional development and testing methods, by allowing you to test drive designs on a virtual vehicle in a real-world environment, with the driving simulator of your choice.

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Simulation Toolchain for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems / Autonomous Driving Functions

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Ansys Autonomous Vehicle Simulation solutions offer a set of dedicated features for sensors and headlamps for developing ADAS and autonomous systems. Test and optimize the performance of your intelligent headlamp and sensor units. Designers can utilize component-level model-in-the-loop testing and can dynamically test physics-based sensor and lighting systems. And by connecting to the driving simulator of your choice like IPG Automotive CarMaker or Carla, you can recreate real-world driving conditions to test systems under variable traffic, terrain, weather and lighting conditions. 

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Ansys Autonomous Vehicle Simulation Products

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July 2023

What's New

2023 R2 delivers valuable enhancements to our AVxcelerate Sensors with camera and radar model improvements to perform accurate simulations. This release addresses critical perception challenges related to custom chromatic aberration for the camera and the integration and placement of radar sensors. Also, further enhancements are made to the simulation ecosystem by automating the asset preparation process.

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Designed and developed to support the iterative process for cutting-edge sensor and headlamp systems, this solution includes dedicated applications for developing ADAS and autonomous systems. Simulation capabilities reduce the time and cost of physical testing.

Assess perception performances by varying vehicle dynamics, driving scenario conditions (such as lighting), or surrounding traffic situations. Perform NCAP rating tests in co-simulation within the driving simulator of your choice.

Assess perception performances by varying vehicle dynamics, driving scenario conditions (such as lighting), or surrounding traffic situations. Perform NCAP rating tests in co-simulation within the driving simulator of your choice.

Inject accurate raw signals simulated by virtual physics-based sensors for perception in the loop testing. Run reproducible virtual drive on test benches thanks to co-simulation with IPG Automotive CarMaker, Carla or any driving simulator of your choice. 

The real-time, physics-based solution allows you to simulate virtual prototypes of headlamps within physically realistic scenarios. Perform beam assessment and regulation checks with a wide set of analysis tools to detect, measure and compare any defects in beam patterns. Visualization in false colors facilitates the comparison between different behaviors and light sources — Halogen, Xenon or LED. Measurement grids ease the assessment of homogeneity of light distribution and the aiming wall allows you to check the conformity of the cut-off according to regional regulation.



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Autonomy System Development

Model-based safety and cybersecurity assessments using Ansys simulation help to accelerate autonomous system development and certification.


Autonomy Planning & Control Validation

Ansys simulation solutions and safety analysis enable a testing strategy to be defined that includes detailed and realistic world modeling and scenario generation that incorporates high-fidelity sensor simulations. 

Autonomous vehicle sensor simulation including lidar, radar and camera design

Autonomy Sensors

Ansys provides a comprehensive autonomous vehicle sensor simulation capability that includes lidar, radar and camera design and development.

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Vehicle Exterior

Ansys simulation enables you to optimize automotive exteriors by lowering drag, reducing weight and improving fuel efficiency and range.

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