ANSYS expands its autonomous vehicle solution to improve AV safety

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Simulation software provider ANSYS has announced the release of ANSYS Autonomy, part of ANSYS 2019 R3, to enable engineers to develop safer AVs. ANSYS Autonomy offers advanced closed-loop scenario simulation; automated driving and control software development; functional safety analysis; and sensor, camera, lidar, and radar simulation.

“In ANSYS 2019 R3, ANSYS Autonomy integrates ANSYS flagship products into a comprehensive virtual testing and development environment for AVs,” said Eric Bantegnie, vice president and general manager, systems business unit at ANSYS. “Combined with ANSYS’ comprehensive partner ecosystem, our leading-edge solutions enable customers to accelerate the future of safe autonomous driving.”

Other new features in ANSYS 2019 R3 include a new tool to enable customers to evaluate the safety of AI-based perception software systems and reduce object detection defects in autonomous systems, and features for engineers tackling complex AV engineering challenges. The company has also released ANSYS Minerva – a knowledge management product for critical simulation expertise.

To read the full list of updates to ANSYS 2019 R3 click here.

For more from Ansys and its solutions for AV testing, attend the Autonomous Vehicle Test & Development Symposium in Novi, MI in October, where its global director for automotive industry, Dr Sandeep Sovani, will be giving a presentation titled “bringing accuracy to autonomous vehicles simulation with high-fidelity physics”. For more information, up-to-date programs and rates, click here.

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