Siemens

Mentor provides roadmap to level five autonomous driving

Andrew Patterson, Mentor's director of automotive business development

Mentor hopes to help tier ones and car makers met their autonomous driving goals with a platform that captures, fuses and uses raw data in real time from a wide range of sensors.

The company, which was known as Mentor Graphics until its recent takeover by Siemens but is now called just Mentor, has been working on the DRS360 platform for two years.

Siemens acquires Mentor Graphics for $4.5bn

Siemens is buying Mentor Graphics

Siemens is buying Mentor Graphics for $4.5bn. Mentor Graphics produces design automation software for ICs and SoCs as well as automotive electronics.

This will let Siemens offer mechanical, thermal, electrical, electronic and embedded software design capabilities on a single integrated platform

"Siemens is acquiring Mentor as part of its Vision 2020 concept to be the benchmark for the new industrial age," said Joe Kaeser, president and CEO of Siemens. “It's a perfect portfolio fit to further expand our digital leadership and set the pace in the industry.”

Red Bull technical chief praises Siemens PLM software

Al Peasland, head of technical partnerships at Red Bull Racing

In a speech at this week’s Engineering Design Show, Al Peasland, head of technical partnerships at Red Bull Racing, explained how PLM software helped with the logistics of running a Formula One team

 

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