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Automotive Electronics Engineering, Hardware and Software

Optimized Hardware Design and Software Architecture

XSe is now part of Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics announces the acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH (XSe), a technology leader in the creation of automotive system architectures and hardware reference platforms. Learn more

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Automotive tier one suppliers and OEMs can accelerate system design, avoiding development and verification delays, with the automotive-grade hardware, optimized software, and IP from Mentor Graphics and the newly acquired expertise of XS Embedded that is part of the Mentor family.

Mentor Embedded Hypervisor can be used to provide the necessary security, isolation, and updatability of applications to meet the demands of consumer application integration into infotainment systems. In addition, the AUTOSAR, ADAS, digital cluster and infotainment software and design services from Mentor can help meet the growing trend of integration of ADAS, driver information and infotainment domains.

Applications and Services

Design, architect, and implement ECUs and full vehicle networks.

Provide rich HMI experiences with GENIVI compliant Linux-based infotainment solutions.

Deliver responsive and dynamic 2D and 3D graphical experiences for next generation clusters.

Mentor Graphics has developed close partnerships with technology leaders.

XSe automotive grade near A-sample reference ASXB(tm) hardware, optimized SuperBSP(tm) Linux operating system, and OPTstack(tm) audio and video middleware ready to support Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Driver Information and Infotainment development. The platform includes GENIVI-compliant interfaces for high-quality graphics, multi-screen support, domain-specific multi-channel audio, multimedia, mobile device integration and connectivity common in advanced automotive designs.

Software services from concept and architecture planning to start of production (SoP) signoff.


Driving Innovation through Connected Engineering™

Mentor Graphics solutions are used by 70 percent of global automotive OEMs. Mentor Embedded software is either in active development or deployed by more than 30 automotive tier one suppliers and ten OEMs, allowing you to:

Effectively use the latest automotive-specific hardware

Successfully adopt Linux and open source

  • Use GENIVI- and Yocto Projec-compliant Mentor Embedded Automotive Technology Platform
  • Meet your IP protection needs while using open source software

Integrate connectivity

  • Connect and tether mobile and cellular devices
  • Integrate connectivity while keeping more critical systems separate and secure

Produce Rich HMIs

  • Provide rich and high performance graphics with GPU support
  • Adopt a wide range of graphics technologies including HTML5 and QT

Optimize for Performance

  • Achieve fast boot
  • Optimize BSPs and application layers for custom hardware development

Address Security Needs

  • Take advantage of ARM TrustZone®
  • Secure critical information and software

Manage and track requirements

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