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Author: Angelos Lakrintis
Publication Date: 5月 10 2021
Pages: 54
Report Type: Report, Word



Autonomous Vehicle Simulations: Why a Digital Twin is Needed in the Autonomous Vehicle Ecosystem

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Report Summary:

Computer Simulations help drive the research and development of autonomous vehicles with different edge cases, parameters, and scenarios. Do current regulations affect autonomous driving simulations, and will the Digital Twin be needed to create more robust and parallel autonomous driving systems? 

Table of Contents

  1. Executive Summary
    1. Competitors Overview
    2. What’s a Digital Twin
    3. Challenges in Autonomous Driving Simulations
    4. Abbreviations in this Report
  2. Regulatory Concerns, Roadblocks, and Impact of Simulation Testing
    1. Current Regulatory Background for Simulation Testing
    2. Regulations for Autonomous Vehicles
      1. How Regulation Impacts the Development
    3. Regulatory Summary and Findings for Simulation Tools
  3. Companies Creating its Own IP for Autonomous Vehicle Simulations
    1. AImotive
      1. History of aiSim
      2. aiSim 3.0
      3. aiSim 3.0 Technical Specifications
      4. Partnerships
    2. NVIDIA
      1. NVIDIA DRIVE SIM Using Omniverse’s IP
      2. NVIDIA DRIVE Sim Simulations Partners
    3. Waymo LLC (an Alphabet Company)
      1. Carcraft
      2. Waymo’s Acquisition of Latent Logic
  4. Simulation Tools
    1. ADAS/ Autonomous Driving Focused Simulators
      1. Applied Intuition
      2. Cognata
      3. CVEDIA
      4. Foretellix/ Metamoto
      5. rFpro
      6. RightHook Inc.
      7. TASS PreScan (a Siemens Company)
      8. Truevision
      9. VIRES Virtual Test Drive (VTD)
  5. Open Source Simulator Companies
    1. CARLA
    2. Coppelia Robotics
      1. CoppeliaSim (known as V-REP)
    3. Gazebo
    4. LG Electronics
      1. LG SVL Simulator
    5. 51WORLD (Previously 51VR)
      1. 51Sim-One 2.0
    6. Is the Open Source Platform the Right Path in the Automotive Industry?
  6. Graphical Simulators/ Game Engines
    1. Improbable
    2. Unity
    3. Unreal Engine (UE)
  7. Automotive engineering focused simulators
    1. AVL
    2. CarSim
    3. Claytex
    4. dSPACE
    5. National Instruments
      1. National Instruments Acquisition of MonoDrive
    6. Mathworks
    7. IPG Automotive GmbH.
      1. IPG Automotive Joins Project ASLAN
  8. Traffic Modelling Software
    1. Aimsun Next (Acquired by Siemens)
    2. DLR SUMO (Simulation of Urban MObility)
    3. Immense Simulations
    4. PTV Vissim (Acquired by Porsche)
  9. Driving Simulators
    1. Ansible Motion
      1. Ansible Motion Partners with Continental for Tire Simulations
    2. AVSimulation/ OKTAL
      1. AVSimulation
    3. Cruden
    4. DALLARA
    5. Moog
    6. XPI Simulation (Owned by Thales UK)
  10. Analyst Contacts
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