MUNICH, Germany and NATICK, MA, USA, Dec 13, 2022 – MathWorks and Infineon Technologies AG (FSE:IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) announced a hardware support package for the MathWorks Simulink products that supports Infineon’s latest AURIX TC4x family of automotive microcontrollers. Automotive engineers designing advanced electric vehicles, sensor fusion, and radar signal processing functions can use the hardware support package, even before silicon is available, to validate use cases, rapidly and automatically generate the embedded software, and test algorithms.
“Our newest AURIX TC4x microcontroller family will give customers unparalleled real-time safety and security performance,” said Marco Cassol, Director of Microcontroller Product Marketing for ADAS, Chassis, and EE Architecture applications at Infineon Technologies. “Support for these chips from the widely used MathWorks capabilities for model-based design enables engineers to get an earlier start on pre-silicon software development and automate code generation to accelerate that development. The resulting time-to-market benefits could significantly impact our customers’ success.”
“This close collaboration with Infineon will enable our mutual customers to accelerate the pace of development of electric-vehicle systems,” said Jim Tung, MathWorks Fellow. “Engineers can tackle complex systems while managing risk, with an improved understanding of system-level behavior, continuous verification, and a digital thread to requirements. We are proud to contribute to these activities that help make vehicles cleaner, more efficient, and more reliable.”
The MathWorks and Infineon partnership delivers capabilities that enable automotive engineers to accelerate the development of electric vehicles and driver-assistance functions. These capabilities simplify the development of increasingly complex automotive systems. Model-Based Design with MATLAB and Simulink can accelerate embedded-system development and verification by 30-40% over traditional approaches, making the seamless support of Infineon’s automotive microcontrollers valuable for engineers and researchers.
This is the latest in a series of collaborations between Infineon and MathWorks. Another recent example is the inclusion of Infineon’s SPICE models of Infineon OptiMOS™ 5 MOSFET devices in MathWorks Simscape™ physical modeling environment, enabling faster design and effective control of electric motors for powertrain and cooling, pumps, and other automotive control features to increase efficiency and decrease CO2 emissions.
Infineon Technologies AG is a world leader in semiconductor solutions that make life easier, safer and greener. Microelectronics from Infineon are the key to a better future. With around 50,280 employees worldwide, Infineon generated revenue of about €11.1 billion in the 2021 fiscal year (ending 30 September).
Infineon is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (ticker symbol: IFX) and in the USA on the over-the-counter market OTCQX International Premier (ticker symbol: IFNNY).
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