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Testing, Inspection and Certification

  • AI Inspection Techniques

The impact of AI on Inspection Techniques

In an ever-changing inspection environment which demands a specific and efficient reaction to the needs of our clients, our technologies need to be constantly evolving. This drives us to provide smarter inspection processes and report delivery. Applus+ has been providing asset integrity services to a variety of clients since the 1960s, and with the major [...]

By |May 24th, 2020|Innovation, Inspection, Oil & gas|
  • Improving vehicle safety

Using high-speed cameras for vehicle safety testing

In recent years, vehicle safety has become one of the main characteristics identified when buying a car [1]. One of the most important players in this global understanding of safety is the emergence of entities such as EuroNCAP that have been pushing the European automotive market towards better vehicle safety for over 20 years. As [...]

By |April 29th, 2020|Automotive, Innovation, Testing|

Incorporating Driver State Assessment into Adaptable Automated Control Systems

Some of the principal benefits of developments in autonomous vehicles are improvements in safety and efficiency for road users. Central to these are transitions between manual driving and automated control. Here it is vital to consider the driver state and environmental conditions so that vehicle systems can adapt their functionality accordingly. Applus+ IDIADA is a [...]

By |March 20th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering, Testing|
  • statutory vehicle inspection

How exhaust gases are measured during a statutory vehicle inspection

When undergoing a statutory vehicle inspection, vehicle owners generally pay attention to tire condition, any damage to bodywork, and the workings of the front and rear lights. However, many are unaware of one key area which constitutes one of the most common reasons for a failed inspection, namely the level of polluting emissions. In certain [...]

By |March 17th, 2020|Automotive, Inspection|
  • IDIADA’s CAVRide: an in-house engineered self-driving taxi

IDIADA’s CAVRide: an in-house engineered self-driving taxi

The CAVRide is an IDIADA research and development project led by the HQ’s Electronics Department and Connected & Automated Vehicles’ specialists, together with the UK Business Unit. […]

By |March 5th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering|
  • Tyres safety

How tire development can tackle a safety issue: noiseless electric vehicles

Electric vehicles are becoming increasingly common on our roads; however, one aspect continues to generate discussion: their quietness. This aspect is of special interest as it affects pedestrian’s and vulnerable road user’s (VRU) safety.  Through the EU-funded PBNv2 project, Applus+ IDIADA has been working in collaboration with several partners to improve this issue with regard [...]

By |February 18th, 2020|Automotive, Engineering|
  • Lateral laser

Lateral Laser Fault Injection: a new variant to one of the most effective hardware attack on secure chips, developed by Applus+ Laboratories

IT security laboratories collaborate with the semiconductor industry to evaluate Integrated Circuit (IC) security against the latest-known attack techniques. To help assess the resilience of ICT products against penetration attacks, cyber-security experts join forces with leading technology companies to develop new testing standards and certification schemes across industry working groups. Laboratories invest in R&D activities [...]

By , , and |February 13th, 2020|Inspection, Testing|
  • CE-Marking

Update: CE Marking and the regulatory landscape for doors

In the past months, two different events occurred affecting the regulatory landscape for doors and windows, with opposite outcomes. After two years of transition period, EN 16034:2014 is now fully enforced. This standard regulates the fire and smoke requirements for doors and windows. Compliance with this standard is now mandatory to achieve CE Marking, but [...]

By |February 6th, 2020|Certification, Testing|
  • Cybersecurity requirement for connected vehicles

Cybersecurity requirement for connected vehicles

Cyber attacks on connected vehicles present a real threat to the safety of road users, both for their physical safety and data and privacy. Much like passive safely, as a “hidden” quality of the motor, cybersecurity is only perceived by the user after an event. […]

By |January 30th, 2020|Automotive, Innovation|
  • Passive safety

Passive safety in car crashes: improved 3D tracking and restraint system analysis

Traditionally, car manufacturers have worked to improve the road safety of their vehicles. This comprises both active safety - all of the elements that contribute to greater efficiency and stability when the vehicle is in motion in order to avoid an accident - and passive safety – those elements that minimise the damage that can [...]

By |January 24th, 2020|Automotive, Testing|
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