OTSL Announces World’s First Real-time Millimeter-wave Radar Simulator for Autonomous Driving at SystemC AMS & COSIDE User Group Meeting

OTSL Announces World’s First Real-time Millimeter-wave Radar Simulator for Autonomous Driving at SystemC AMS & COSIDE User Group Meeting

Advanced Millimeter Wave Radar Simulator Reproduces Closer-to-reality Driving Situation in Virtual Space by Dynamic Simulation That Can Freely Move Virtual Models

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NAGOYA, Japan and MUNICH, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — OTSL Inc., a short-distance wireless system and embedded system developer and distributor, announced a real-time millimeter-wave radar simulator for autonomous driving, the Advanced Millimeter Wave Radar Simulator (AMMWR Simulator), at the SystemC AMS & COSIDE User Group Meeting held in Munich, Germany, and hosted by COSEDA Technologies GmbH. AMMWR Simulator is the world’s first sensor simulator software for autonomous driving that enables dynamic real-time simulation.

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“The AMMWR Simulator uses a virtual 3D image of a millimeter-wave radar and visualizes in real-time the calculated values of radiation range, angle, distance, reflection intensity, relative speed to the object, etc.,” said Shoji Hatano, CEO, OTSL. “This simulator drives a vehicle with a millimeter-wave radar in virtual space and moves virtual models such as the target vehicle to be tracked, oncoming vehicles, or pedestrians to enable simulation of a closer-to-reality driving situation. This simulator will be marketed to automotive manufacturers, system component suppliers, and semiconductor manufacturers around the world. We strongly believe that the new product will contribute to their system development activities and to shorten development periods.”

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The AMMWR Simulator allows you to set the details of the size, shape, and material of models such as the target vehicle, pedestrians, and traffic signals and signs. For example, conventional products can only recognize simplified objects such as a “vehicle,” but the AMMWR Simulator can simulate individual components of a vehicle such as the “front glass” or “headlights.” Compared with conventional products that represent the distance to an object only with a simple numeric value, this simulator simulates the transmission and reception behavior of millimeter waves transmitted from sensors to detect an object and reproduces a measured distance with high accuracy. This simulator allows you to freely set characteristics such as those of radiation power, area, and frequency of a millimeter-wave radar to enable you to simulate millimeter-wave radar products from various manufacturers and prototyped millimeter-wave radar products. You can also set the influence of changing weather conditions such as rain and fog on the characteristics of a millimeter-wave radar. In addition, you can freely change the view of the visualized 3D image to enable simulation from various views, such as a view from the driver’s seat, a bird’s eye view, or a back view.

“In order to realize autonomous driving, millimeter wave radars, laser radars, image sensors, and ultrasonic sensors are indispensable. It is required to confirm that the developed sensors can operate properly under various situations,” said Akira Matsuzawa, professor, chair of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology. “Ultimately, field testing is necessary. But in the development of devices and systems, the real-time simulator is indispensable for improving the efficiency of development. This real-time radar simulator uses a ray-tracing method that has been used in the optical field and applies it to millimeter waves. It takes into consideration the substance and shape of the subject, and multiple reflections. It realizes a precise simulation being closer to reality.”

This simulator enables automotive manufacturers to simulate a driving situation by sensor-based modelling, check the recognition and control of autonomous driving, and verify the sensor-mounting positions on vehicles efficiently, which eliminates the need for test driving with real vehicles. Vehicle sensor suppliers can visualize the behavior of vehicle sensors and review the design parameters of millimeter-wave modules and check the reaching distance and sensing area with higher efficiency. Semiconductor manufacturers developing sensor devices can model and simulate a device under development and verify it at high speed.

About OTSL

Founded in 2003, OTSL is a technology company that provides high technological capabilities by planning and developing embedded systems, real-time systems, and short-distance wireless communication systems. Its corporate philosophy is “to contribute to the development of human beings by logical thinking and provide highly reliable systems to help customers create products that make people’s lives richer.” Its business activities include system development, software development, consultation on quality assurance, and provision of educational services. Its aim is to provide a wide range of support to help advanced companies take advantage of the technological benefits of information technology and advance their products and services using their technological advantages.

To learn more information, please visit the OTSL website at
https://www.otsl.jp/english/product/cosmos/index.html

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Elbit Systems Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Results Release for November 14, 2017

Elbit Systems Schedules Third Quarter 2017 Results Release for November 14, 2017

Conference Call Scheduled for November 14, 2017 at 9:00am ET

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HAIFA, Israel, October 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —

Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT) & (TASE: ESLT) (“Elbit Systems”) announced today that it will be releasing its third quarter 2017 financial results on Tuesday, November 14, 2017.

The Company will also be hosting a conference call later the same day November 14, 2017 at 9:00am Eastern Time. On the call, management will review and discuss the results and will be available to answer questions.

To participate, please call one of the teleconferencing numbers that follow. If you are unable to connect using the toll-free numbers, please try the international dial-in number.

US Dial-in Numbers: + 1-888-407-2553 

Canada Dial-in Numbers: + 1-866-485-2399 

UK Dial-in Number: +44 -800-917-5108 

ISRAEL Dial-in Number: +972- 3-918-0610 

INTE RNATIONAL Dial-in Number: +972-3-918-0610 

at 9:00am Eastern Time; 6:00am Pacific Time; 2:00pm UK Time; 4:00pm Israel Time 

This call will also be broadcast live on Elbit Systems’ web-site at http://www.elbitsystems.com. An online replay will be available from 24 hours after the call ends.

Alternatively, for two days following the call, investors will be able to dial a replay number to listen to the call. The dial-in numbers are:

+1-888-782-4291 (US and Canada) or +972-3925-5928 (Israel and International). 

About Elbit Systems 

Elbit Systems Ltd. is an international high technology company engaged in a wide range of defense, homeland security and commercial programs throughout the world. The Company, which includes Elbit Systems and its subsidiaries, operates in the areas of aerospace, land and naval systems, command, control, communications, computers, intelligence surveillance and reconnaissance (“C4ISR”), unmanned aircraft systems, advanced electro-optics, electro-optic space systems, EW suites, signal intelligence systems, data links and communications systems, radios and cyber-based systems. The Company also focuses on the upgrading of existing platforms, developing new technologies for defense, homeland security and commercial applications and providing a range of support services, including training and simulation systems.

For additional information, visit: http://www.elbitsystems.com follow us on Twitter or visit our official Youtube Channel.

This press release contains forwardlooking statements (within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) regarding Elbit Systems Ltd. and/or its subsidiaries (collectively the Company), to the extent such statements do not relate to historical or current fact. Forward Looking Statements are based on managements expectations, estimates, projections and assumptions. Forwardlooking statements are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, as amended. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve certain risks and uncertainties, which are difficult to predict. Therefore, actual future results, performance and trends may differ materially from these forwardlooking statements due to a variety of factors, including, without limitation: scope and length of customer contracts; governmental regulations and approvals; changes in governmental budgeting priorities; general market, political and economic conditions in the countries in which the Company operates or sells, including Israel and the United States among others; differences in anticipated and actual program performance, including the ability to perform under long-term fixed-price contracts; and the outcome of legal and/or regulatory proceedings. The factors listed above are not all-inclusive, and further information is contained in Elbit Systems Ltd.s latest annual report on Form 20-F, which is on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. All forwardlooking statements speak only as of the date of this release. The Company does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements. 


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Joseph Gaspar,Executive VP & CFO
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Dalia Rosen,VP, Head of Corporate Communications
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Elbit Systems Ltd.

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Argus Cyber Security and Elektrobit Launch End-to-End Solution for Delivering Vehicle Software Updates Over-The-Air (OTA)

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Argus Cyber Security and Elektrobit Launch End-to-End Solution for Delivering Vehicle Software Updates Over-The-Air (OTA)

Built by automotive experts, this software updates OTA technology addresses unique automotive update challenges, such as reducing vehicle downtime, across the vehicle lifespan.

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BONN, Germany and TEL AVIV, Israel, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Argus Cyber Security, the global leader in automotive cyber security, and Elektrobit (EB), the pioneering provider of cutting-edge, embedded and connected technology solutions for the automotive industry, today unveiled their joint end-to-end solution for delivering over-the-air (OTA) vehicle software updates. The solution is being demonstrated at the International VDI Congress ELIV (ELectronics In Vehicles), held in Bonn, Germany on October 18-19, Booth # 101.

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Built from the ground up to address unique automotive software update challenges and scenarios by automotive experts, the modular solution includes:

  • On-board client
  • Patent-pending delta technology
  • Resilient, scalable and fault-tolerant backend
  • Secure end-to-end-communication and data storage
  • Platform for vehicles, campaign and software management
  • Support for wide-range diagnostic and device management protocols

Benefits Include:

  • Resolve unique automotive update challenges across the vehicle lifespan
  • Reduce vehicle down-time, not just bandwidth, with unique patent-pending delta technology
  • Save time with an intuitive monitoring, deployment and management console designed for automotive scenarios
  • Streamline updates with flexible campaign management – rollback mechanism and bandwidth limitation workarounds
  • Prevent update problems with early identification of inconsistencies between current and expected vehicle configuration

“As software complexity increases in vehicles, the necessity and frequency of OTA software updates increases. This poses greater inconvenience to drivers, as their vehicles are out of operation for the duration of these updates. The joint solution from Argus and EB is essential in managing the avalanche of code and reducing vehicle downtime,” said Roger Lanctot, director, Automotive Connected Mobility, Strategy Analytics, the leader in Automotive Electronics research and consulting.   

“Our software updates OTA solution with Elektrobit integrates technologies that enable automakers to overcome unique automotive update challenges across the vehicle lifespan, said Yaron Galula, Co-Founder and CTO of Argus Cyber Security. “Deploying patent-pending delta technology, the solution is laser-focused on minimizing vehicle down-time, bandwidth, and is easy to use. Vehicles hitting the road today have an increasing amount of vehicle connectivity and we are excited to be working with Elektrobit to enable OEMs to wirelessly deliver new features and applications, improve performance and quickly install software patches.”

“We are thrilled to expand our partnership with Argus in the OTA field”, said Martin Schleicher, Executive Vice President Elektrobit. “OTA is critical as we move to the new world of mobility. The technology we are delivering enables new business models by uploading new features and functions to vehicles after the cars have been sold, which allows for a stronger brand differentiation between carmakers”.

About Argus:

Argus , the global leader in automotive cyber security, provides comprehensive and proven solution suites to protect connected cars and commercial vehicles against cyber-attacks and keep them up to date with software updates over-the-air (OTA). Ranked number one in third-party evaluations, Argus technologies are built on dozens of pending and granted automotive patents that illustrate innovative security methods, proven computer networking know-how and decades of experience in both cyber security and the automotive industry. Argus customers include the world’s largest OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers and partners include leading industry players. Founded in 2013, Argus is headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, with offices in Michigan, Silicon Valley, Stuttgart and Tokyo. Visit argus-sec.com to learn more.

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Contact:  

Brandon Weinstock
argus@headline-media.com  
+1-914-336-4878

 

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