Software Defined Vehicle (SDV) Consultant Service

The automotive industry has already entered the SDV era, transforming production and design methodologies to create smart vehicles. This emphasizes the paramount importance of ensuring quality and functionality in SDV for all relevant businesses.


SDV: A Revolutionary Trend in the Automotive Industry

Drivers no longer need to rely solely on well-built vehicles, as hardware is just one aspect to consider. The era of software dominance has begun! SDV (Software Defined Vehicle) allows for the definition and configuration of vehicle design and functionality through software on the fly, enabling diverse features and applications. This trend underscores the growing importance of software in the automotive industry, fostering flexibility, personalization, and continuous improvement.

Not only is the industry’s supply chain transitioning from a pyramid structure to centralization, but the business models of brands are also advancing to new levels. Analysts predict that the Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of SDV will be 9.1% by 2028, indicating a promising profit potential for this trend in the future.

Navigate the Flexible Wave: Unraveling the Cautions of SDV!

SDVs enable customers to receive firmware patches, enhancements to infotainment, tuning, and monitoring of key functional capabilities like vehicle and powertrain dynamics, as well as feature-on-demand comfort services via over-the-air (OTA) upgrades. However, they are also susceptible to common risks that can impact the user experience.

In the past three years, there have been reported cases where automotive brands recalled a significant number of vehicles due to software bugs, potentially endangering drivers on the road. Brands or manufacturers should be aware of the potential risks associated with SDVs.

  • 4G/5G Internet Transmission Performance
  • Wi-Fi to Internet Transition Performance
  • Poor Wireless Signal Coverage in Outdoor Scenarios
  • OTA Upgrade Failures
  • Data Security and Privacy Concerns
Allion SDV Validation Consulting Services

The foundation of SDV comprises several essential components:

  • The foundational hardware that operates the entire system
  • The operating system executing tasks with middleware and applications
  • Surrounding sensors and detectors providing diverse input data
  • User interfaces and controls interacting with drivers and passengers
  • Wired and wireless connectivity transmitting data and software seamlessly on the fly

Allion offers SDV Consulting Services to ensure the seamless integration and functionality of these critical elements.

Allion Consulting Service Across Various Stages
  1. Explore ideas for new vehicles or enhancements to existing ones by considering market trends, consumer preferences, and technological advancements.
  2. Prototypes can range from early, non-functional models to fully operational pre-production vehicles.
  3. Testing occurs throughout the development process to ensure the product aligns with defined requirements and specifications.
  4. Conduct conformance and compliance testing to meet regulatory standards and industry-specific requirements.
  5. Establish post-launch monitoring and support processes to address user feedback and implement verification services for hardware, software, and firmware updates.

Allion Validation Services for SDV Development

To assist customers, Allion provides the following validation services to enhance SDV development:

  • HPC (High Performance Computing) Design Validation
  • System Level Validation
  • Quality Management
  • HMI User Scenario
  • Conformance & Compliance
  • Connectivity Validation
  • OTA Update
  • Mobile App & Cloud
  • Robotic Test Automation

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