On-Demand Webinars: Software

Application and Use of Virtual ECUs Within an AUTOSAR Software Development Environment


The AUTOSAR Classic Platform architecture is now widely used across the automobile industry to address the complex interaction between hardware, software, and physical components. The AUTOSAR Classic methodology requires powerful software development tools that can handle the high complexity of the architecture. Virtual electronic control units (ECUs) are well suited to manage the complexities of the architecture.

This 30-minute Webinar will review how virtual ECUs can be applied to various software development use cases, such as:

  • Application Software Component (SWC) development
  • Basic Software (BSW) module development
  • Software integration testing

These use cases require different interfaces at the microcontroller abstraction layer (MCAL) or runtime environment (RTE) level. The Webinar looks at how these interfaces can be virtualized to optimize software development. Finally, the benefits of a virtual ECU within the context of agile development and continuous integration will be highlighted.

An audience Q&A follows the technical presentation.


Ștefan Oltean, Application Engineer, Synopsys


Lisa Arrigo, SAE International