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The International Alliance for Mobility Testing and Standardization (IAMTS) recently announced the availability of its first best practice titled, “A Comprehensive Approach for the Validation of Virtual Testing Toolchains.” The best practice, which is available for free on the IAMTS website, outlines an approach to validate simulation tools, toolchains and models. It combines established methods, standards and regulations with new approaches to define an overall process that is sustainable, traceable and efficient. In addition, it considers global and cross-regional applications.
Virtual testing will play a major role in validation and homologation of automated driving. Based on the broad expertise and best practices of IAMTS members, a reference process for the correlation of virtual and real-world testing was developed. Further examples and best practices will follow in the coming months.
The working group that produced this best practice includes SAE International, AVL, TÜV SÜD, the International Transportation Innovation Center (ITIC), TNO, Retrospect AV, Beijing Saimo, Mcity, NVIDIA, TalTech, Florida Polytechnic University, Uniquesec, GreenTEC Campus, 3D Mapping Solutions, TÜV Nord, TÜV Rhineland, Humanetics, Virtual Vehicle Research, DLR and Flaming Creations. With of total membership of over 30 organizations, IAMTS is working to advance and develop harmonized test methodologies, testing framework, testbeds and testing tools for certification in support of various global regulatory environments. IAMTS maintains a collaborative spirit to remain open, neutral, global, and agile.
As a founding member of IAMTS, TÜV SÜD is proud to be part of this working group which developed this best practice approach to make simulation accessible for the validation and homologation of ADAS/AD systems. "This work is a perfect example of the great global collaboration of key stakeholders created by IAMTS and the joint effort of generating best practices and meta standards and therefore accelerating the availability of standards, methods and tools around the validation of automated driving” says Alexander Kraus, Senior Vice President Mobility Industry at TÜV SÜD and first chairman of the new International Alliance for Mobility Testing and Standardization (IAMTS).
IAMTS is a global, membership-based alliance of organizations involved in the testing, standardization and certification of advanced mobility systems and services. The alliance works to develop and grow an international portfolio of smart mobility testbeds that meet the highest quality implementation and operational standards.
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