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Pi Innovo is your expert partner for the design and development of innovative electronic control systems in a broad range of industries including automotive, on/off highway, power generation and defense. Our results-driven teams stand ready to help you conquer your specific challenge. As a company, we think in terms of complete, end-to-end systems. This allows us to offer reliable, flexible and scalable solutions tailored to our customers’ needs.

Automotive

Pi has delivered vehicle control systems and electronic solutions to the automotive industry for over twenty years. Starting with engine control development in the late 1990s and evolving into the EV, HEV and NEV arenas, Pi Innovo keeps pace with automotive technology. Pi Innovo supports all passenger car development phases with its products and services, from system design and rapid control prototyping to manufacturing and testing.  Pi’s adaptive engineering expertise coupled with our OpenECU® rapid prototyping platform position us to be great partners for both large and small automotive OEMs.

Challenges we have conquered
  • Model based controls development for over 15 years.
  • Low volume and niche automotive production supplier
  • Custom electronic solutions
  • Knowledge Transfer - training customers how to develop ECUs
Application experience
  • Autonomous Vehicle Supervisory Control
  • Common Rail Diesel
  • Communication Gateways
  • GDI (Gasoline Direct Injection)
  • Hybrid Vehicle Control Integration
  • PFI (Gasoline Port Fuel Injection)
  • Supervisory Control
  • Various novel / experimental engine technologies
  • Vehicle infotainment architecture definition

Defense

Pi Innovo has substantial experience in the development of rugged military ground vehicle, marine, and light aviation electronics solutions.  Our areas of expertise include:

- Engine controls for unmanned aerial vehicles

- Diesel / heavy fuel engine controls for tactical ground vehicles

- Advanced suspension and stability control systems for tactical ground vehicles

Our experienced team of engineers know how to develop electronics and software for rugged, mission critical applications in the defense sector with the speed and costs normally associated with commercial off-the-shelf projects.

Challenges we have conquered
  • Rugged military grade electronics design
  • Passed FMVSS126 for military vehicle
  • 300,000+ military miles without ECU failure
Application experience
  • ABS / TCS / ESC
  • Active and Semi Active Suspension
  • Advanced system concept demonstrators
  • Autonomous Vehicle Supervisory Control
  • Common Rail Diesel
  • Communication Gateways

On-Highway

The requirements for commercial vehicles are demanding. Pi has the engineering talent and field-ready products needed for developing, testing, and optimizing vehicle control system solutions in the commercial vehicle space. From diesel and alternative fuel engine / aftertreatment controls, to meeting regulatory On-Board Diagnostics (OBD) requirements, to developing solutions for unique controls challenges, Pi can support your electronics systems needs.

Challenges we have conquered
  • Designed production ECU and developed production software for DDEC III & IV
  • 100+ million miles on Pi Innovo software
  • Custom electronics solutions for niche applications
  • Knowledge transfer - training customers how to develop ECUs
  • Production diesel aftertreatment control system
Application experience
  • Autonomous Vehicle Supervisory Control
  • Common Rail Diesel
  • Diesel Exhaust After-treatment
  • Piezo And Solenoid Injector Drive
  • Supervisory Control

Off-Highway & Power Generation

Multi-megawatt power generators, marine engines, tractors, harvesters, excavators, wheel loaders, dump trucks and mining equipment are powerful machines that all require fuel efficiency, reliability, and management of exhaust emissions. Pi works with off-highway manufacturers and supply chain partners to develop and deploy intelligent embedded control systems. Pi is perfectly positioned to assist in supporting the need for low cost embedded ecu solutions, with low volume product distribution and engineering support.

Challenges we have conquered
  • Production ECU hardware and software for multi-megawatt gen set with telematics for remote installations
  • 20+ years experience with large diesel engine control
  • Diesel / Natural Gas control software experience
Application experience
  • Common Rail Diesel
  • Communication Gateways
  • Diesel Exhaust After-treatment