Automotive

Advanced solutions for connected autonomous vehicles

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Overview

Connected Autonomous Vehicle

We are leaders in the automotive sector with more than 20 years of experience.

Our solutions include cutting-edge technologies in autonomous driving, such us GNSS-based positioning & ADAS (computer vision, navigation, motion planning), SDV solutions (cloud-native & embedded-native architectures, microservices), safety-critical systems (up to ASIL-D, ISO 26262, ISO 21448), AI (Data processing, Decision-making, Situational Awareness, ML), cybersecurity (services, ISO 21434, PSOC & VSOC), connected vehicle solutions (safety & security, mobility, telematics) and C-ITS services (V2X).

We offer customized developments for different platforms (in-vehicle, mobile, infrastructure, cloud) and a very flexible collaboration with OEMs, Tier-1s, infrastructure, mobility service providers.

Our solutions

Connected & Autonomous vehicle solutions

What are our main strengths?

  • World Leaders in GNSS-based solutions.
  • Best precise positioning solutions in the market.
  • Expertise to create computer vision solutions involving different technologies: cameras, radar, LiDAR, UWB, etc. 
  • InCabin: Occupancy Detection, CPD, Driver Monitoring, Driver Identification, etc. 
  • Environmental Awareness (perception) & vision-based navigation: presence and interaction, obstacle detection, semantic segmentation, visual odometry, sensor fusion, map fusion, SLAM mapping, etc. 
  • Vehicle kinematics and dynamics characterization. Improved navigation through sensor fusion (IMU, Wheel odometry, visual odometry).
  • Indoor and outdoor navigation.

What have we done in this area? 

  • GMV-GSharp® highly precise and safe positioning product: 
  • Vision-based autonomous navigation system for fast traversal planetary rovers.
  • Autonomous robots (including object detection, semantic segmentation, etc.)

What is GMV GSharp®?

  • Complete GNSS Positioning Suite: Positioning Engine & Correction Service.
  • Precise and safe algorithmic solution for highly demanding ADAS and Autonomous Driving (AD) ranging from L2+ up to L5.
  • Integrity concept compliant with SOTIF (ISO 21488).
  • System suitable for Safety-Critical Applications (ASIL B certified as per ISO 26262).
  • Multi-constellation and multi-frequency.
  • Proprietary Global GNSS.
  • PPP-RTK technology with standard PPP messages (RTCM-SSR, IGS-SSR) and RTK SSR2OSR conversion.
  • Highly configurable & flexible for different automotive grade components and customers.
  • Hybridisation with other sensors (IMU, odometers…).
  • Cybersecurity (ISO 21434) for a reliable position with the necessary level of protection.
  • Compatible with V2X applications.

What is our performance?

  • Integrity Risk < up to 10-7/h
  • Service Availability (SLA) > 99,9 %
  • Horizontal Accuracy < 10 cm (95%)*
  • Convergence Time < 30 s
  • Service 24/7

* Nominal accuracy achieved with a mass-market automotive GNSS receiver under open sky conditions.

Strengths and Experience

What are our main strengths? 

  • Mastering at creating isolated SW components (HW-independent) that can be designed, developed and tested independently following an agile approach.
  • Experience applying cloud-native solutions for different applications and very complex systems, at every element of the ecosystem (in-vehicle, servers, infrastructure, mobile phones, etc.). 
  • Microservices-based architectures designed to guarantee agility, testability, deployability, availability, extensibility & scalability, high robustness and minimize SW regressions. 
  • Flexibility with technologies and programming languages: Containers (Docker), Orchestrators (Kubernetes), Orchestrator Management (Rancher), CI/CD (Jenkins, Git), Storage and Distribution (Docker Registry), etc. When microservices cannot apply, solutions using microkernels, middleware, HAL, etc. are available. 
  • Secure Dev-Ops and Secure OTA capabilities, according to latest regulations. Including testing and Simulators, HiL, SiL, etc. to speed up delivery time.
  • Flexible and collaborative mindset. 

What have we done in this area? 

  • GMV-GSharp® highly precise and safe positioning product with integrity for BMW Group (ASIL-B).
  • GMV Smart Mobility Suite.
  • ITS-Suite for public transport
  • Enhanced Galileo Green Lanes

Strengths and Experience

What are our main strengths?

  • Large experience in developing safety-critical SW in different markets (+30 years), up to DAL-A (avionics equivalent of ASIL-D).
  • Independent RAMS (Reliability, Availability, Maintainability & Safety) team providing engineering, management, techniques, and training for different areas and projects where functional safety is required (Safety and Mission Critical Systems, High reliable and available Systems, Critical Software development).
  • Experience working in real-time systems.
  • Possibility to offer safety services under the framework of ISO 26262 & ISO 21448 (Safety Analysis, Safety Assessment, etc.).

What have we done in this area?

  • GMV-GSharp® highly precise and safe positioning product for BMW Group (ASIL-B) 
  • GNSS (Safety Critical Systems EGNOS and Galileo.
  • Space sector (EXOMARS, Space Rider, MIURA 1, MIURA 5, etc.)
  • Aeronautics & Defence (EURODRONE, EUROFIGHTER, etc.)

What are our main strengths?

  • Expertise in applying AI and ML algorithms in different areas:
    • Data processing, decision-making support, situational awareness.
    • Autonomous systems.
    • Cybersecurity applications.
  • Key actor in the application of IA for safety critical environments.
  • Part of discussion groups on AI and its regulatory implications in the EU.
  • Data Sharing initiatives in place, like the creation of "Data Spaces" promoted by the European Commission, which can improve AI algorithms while ensuring GDPR compliance and respecting privacy and confidentiality.​​

What have we done in this area?

  • In the field of ITS and automotive: occupancy prediction, range prediction, KPI generation, estimation of time of arrival (ETA), cybersecurity, etc.
  • Combining AI with robotics for innovative solutions​​ in space exploration and autonomous surveying.
  • Application of AI in the farming production chain.
  • AI-based solutions for precision medicine.
  • Solution for the legal sector to automate the detection and extraction of information from judicial notifications.
  • Predictive Vehicle Maintenance.
  • Application of IA and ML algorithms to multiple use cases relevant for fleet management and automotive:
    • Demand prediction.
    • Advanced operational assistance system.
    • Prediction of electric vehicle autonomy.
    • Comprehensive solution for electric vehicle management.
    • Prediction of KPI compliance.
    • Automatic regulatory action proposals.
    • Predictive Vehicle Maintenance.
    • Fraud Detection in Public Transport Payment Systems.
    • Proposal of Custom Dynamic Fares.
    • Detection of Unsafe Behaviors and Abandoned Objects via CCTV System.
  • Custom developments for customer specific customer use case.

What are our main strengths?

  • Leadership in setting cybersecurity Standards (part of ISO 21434 definition working group).
  • Strong synergies between automotive and classic IT cybersecurity (especially important for SDV platforms).
  • Expertise in automotive cybersecurity regulation compliance.
  • Innovation in connected and autonomous vehicle security (V2X connectivity, AI-based IDPS, etc.).
  • Security by design concept applied to internal and external developments.

What have we done in this area?

  • Consulting activities (improvement of processes, training, cybersecurity assessments, etc.) for several TIER-1s (Ficosa, Antolin).
  • Pentesting activities for OEMs and TIER-1
  • Evolution of GMV’s CERT into a product security operational centre (PSOC) and capability for vehicle security operational centre (VSOC).
  • Services: consultancy, execution of tasks, audits
  • Scope: covering activities from ISO 21434, A-SPICE for cybersecurity and UNECE R-155.
  • At company level: process definition, CSMS, ISMS, Training, Audits, etc.
  • At project/product level
    • Security by design (TARA, mitigation plan/controls, secure development, code audits…).
    • Security testing (pentesting, fuzzing, vulnerability an., ethical hacking, reverse eng…)
  • Transversal/continuous activities
    • Support to products/projects in any step of life-cycle (dev, post-production, etc.).
    • Advanced Forensic Analysis & Incident Report process (Std. & GMV’s tools (Gestvul®)
    • Cyber-intelligence services
      • Analysis on the new cyber threat constantly monitoring dark/deep web.
      • Certified Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT) located in GMV’s facility.
  • Focused on vulnerability management and risk assessment (clause 8 from ISO 21434)
    • Pentest for hardware and software (periodically and on-demand).
    • Vulnerability analysis.
    • Incident response plan & progress check.
    • Incident response analysis in case of alert.
    • Narrow focus on vulnerability management and threat intelligence.
    • CMDB loaded on Gestvul® to detect related vulnerabilities.
    • GMV-CERT
TF-CSIRT
GMV-CERT

What are our main strengths?

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in developing applications & services running in different vehicle platforms (Telecommunication Box, location Box, Gateways, etc.).
  • Expertise in advanced vehicle communication technologies (both in-vehicle and external).
  • Pioneers in the use of GNSS satellite positioning for vehicle monitoring, including the concept of integrity, and location-based services (LBS).
  • Innovative mobility solutions: sustainable, efficient, and eco-friendly, including management of Low Emissions Zones (LEZ) using GNSS technology​​.
  • GNSS-Based Solutions for electronic tolling, exploring smartphones as onboard payment methods for urban and highways.

What have we done in this area?

  • Development of connected vehicle applications:
    • Safety & security solutions: Emergency call (eCall, ERA-GLONASS, private eCall), Helpnet, DENATRAN SVT.
    • Mobility services: carsharing, PAYD & UBI, fleet management, highway services.
    • Remote telematic services & EV services: collection and processing services of data received from both the vehicle and the server.
    • Infotainment: multimedia functions, HMI services.
  •  Apps and SDKs for solution about:
    • eTolling / road user charging: (Satelise).
    • High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) declaration.
    • Low Emission Zone (LEZ) charging SDK based on GNSS.
  • What are our main strengths?
    • Application layers developed at every element of the V2X ecosystem.
    • End-to-end use cases implementation, testing, validation and scenario simulation in V2X technology communications.
    • Experience with multiple Services & Use Cases, both standard-based or customer-specific.
    • Hybrid communications: 802.11p (ITS-G5) and Cellular C-V2X (5G).
    • Integration with our GNSS Positioning Suite for AD and our GNSS eTolling.
    • Cooperation with OEMs & TIER Is.
    • Compatible with main OBU & RSU suppliers.
  • What have we done in this area?
    • C-Roads European Platform (V2I): Spain (Madrid Calle 30) & Portugal.
      • Use Cases: HLN, RWW, V16, VMS, Roadwork, Stopped Veh. (DGT 3.0).
      • 802.11p (ITS-G5) and Cellular C-V2X (5G).
    • C-Streets Project (802.11p (ITS-G5)) for urban environment.
    • R3CAV: 3GPP C-V2X uses cases for autonomous driving
    • OpenVia: 3GPP C-V2X for intelligent roads, use cases for highways
    • ERASMO: Multisensor and V2X communications (IEEE 802.11p) integrated with GNSS engine for autonomous driving.
    • GMV Smart Mobility Suite solution ready to integrate with third-party platforms.

 

What are our main strengths?

  • More than 20 years developing custom specifications for automotive applications.
  • Profound knowledge of automotive standards and processes.
  • Agile methodology.
  • Robust and reliable software solutions tailored to the automotive industry's stringent safety and performance standards.
  • Our proficiency in verification, validation, and compliance with industry regulations ensures that the SW components developed maintain the highest safety, security, and reliability levels.
  • Experience and capacity to integrate with customer and/or third-party platforms, including CI/CD.
  • TISAX certification (Information Security Assessment): your assets are protected.

What have we done in this area?

  • Multiple Telematic services for FICOSA along different platforms for numerous OEMS.
Operational and R&D projects

GMV’s most notable Projects for the Automotive Sector

These are some of our Operational Projects:

  • GNSS-based tolling: Satelise 
  • Cybersecurity: Ficosa, vulnerability assessment, ISO21434, etc. 
  • eCall systems: Ficosa and Grupo Ruiz
  • C-V2x communications for intelligent roads: Openvia (Globalvia)

These are some of our R&D Projects:

 

Customers, Collaborations & Partnerships


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