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M560/M580 OpenECU Developer
Software r3.0.0-FS Now Available
We are pleased to announce a new release of the OpenECU Developer Software. OpenECU-FS was developed according to ISO 26262 for use on the M560 and M580 targets. (NOTE: the other OpenECU targets have their own version which is updated separately.) For detailed information on functional safety, request the M560 Family Functional Safety Manual.
Users of M560 and M580 ECUs are encouraged to upgrade to this version as soon as possible to take advantage of the new features and fixes therein. Release 3.0.0 includes many new features, fixes and improvements, some of which are briefly described below.
- Functional safety in accordance with ISO 26262 for M560 and M580
- Combined Charging System (CCS) in accordance with SAE J1772, IEC 61851, SAE J2487, and DIN 70121
Tool Compatibility Updates for 3rd party tools
- Matlab 2013a through 2018b for prototyping; 2015b and 2018b for ISO 26262.
- CANape v16.0
- ETAS INCA v7.2.7
- ATI Vision v5.1.2
Fixes, Improvements, and New Features
- CAN Messages limited only by the available memory in the application. Previous limit of 100 messages was removed.
- Updated support for 3rd party calibration tools -
- Improved debug information for errors while generating ASAP2 (A2L) files
- Improved support for lookup tables
- Improved compatibility with CANape for reprogramming
- Removed limit on number of Object Descriptor Tables (ODT’s) that can be configured for CCP data acquisition
- Improved compatibility with Simulink RTMODEL and Simulink data dictionaries
- Added command line build capability for secondary microcontroller applications.
Impact to Existing Customers
- Customers already using a preliminary version of the M5xx platform (version 2.6.x) will need to update the firmware on
- their ECU's. Contact OpenECU support to get the appropriate firmware upgrade files and instructions.
- Customers using Diab compiler version 5.9 will have to update to version 18.104.22.168
- The Diab compiler requires a patch which is available from the Pi Innovo website
- Get answers fast: our most frequent support inquiries are now covered by the OpenECU support FAQ at http://support.openecu.com