NEC Electronics Corporation and KPIT Cummins on Tuesday announced the availability of an Autostar 3.0-compatible software package for various hardware platforms. This software package enables easy design of application software without the need for new developments. The package includes Autostar basic software and a comprehensive tool chain and was developed under close cooperation between the two companies.
According to the company,an automotive supplier receives all hardware independent Autostar basic software modules from KPIT Cummins,including the operating system (OS),memory management and communication functions for FlexRay systems,CAN and LIN bus systems.
We have been continuously seeking to build and offer solutions that speed up and simplify Autostar integration. We expect our this software package to further help suppliers in making seamless transition using their well tested legacy systems, said Anup Sable,VP,Automotive and Allied Engineering,KPIT Cummins.
In addition to this,KPIT Cummins provides an intuitive User Interface (UI) tool suite facilitating AUTOSAR needs in terms of ECU Configuration. NEC Electronics supplies the specified AUTOSAR Microcontroller Abstraction Layer (MCAL),which is completely optimised on hardware from NEC Electronics and acts as an interface between the Hardware-independent basic software and hardware.