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Beth Stackpole is a contributing editor to Digital Engineering. Send e-mail about this article to DE-Editors@digitaleng.news.

Self-Driving Cars Test Traditional Procedures

Ford’s autonomous vehicles employ high-resolution 3D mapping and LIDAR to facilitate driving in bad conditions when road markings aren’t visible. Image courtesy of Ford.

Current physical and virtual test and simulation methods can’t cover all of the possible scenarios for autonomous vehicles, opening the door to safety gaps.

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Integrate Embedded Software

The Geppetto free online design tool now supports the Intel Joule module, supporting design in one day and production in three weeks. Image courtesy of Gumstix.

Increasing product complexity and limited resources are leading to an uptick in the use of embedded software development services.

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Microsoft Flexes its Agile Muscles

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Using agile development methodologies, Microsoft’s hardware groups were able to standardize and consolidate on OnePDM in less than a year.

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