Safety-critical applications in the domains automotive and avionics as well as the future topic Industry 4.0 show a clear and still increasing demand for digital processing power. This demand for processing power is needed, e.g., for highly automated driving and connected machines with real-time requirements. Furthermore, this demand is substantiated by an increasing interaction and integration with other systems and services. This justifies the usage of multicore technology in embedded systems in the near future, which is already successfully applied in other application domains like PCs, tablets and smartphones. However, safety-critical applications in the above-mentioned domains show many additional complex requirements, which at present can, if at all, only be fulfilled partly with an unjustified high development effort.
In the ARAMiS Project (duration 01.12.2011 - 31.03.2015) leading companies and research organizations have shown the applicability of multicore architectures in safely-critical applications in prototypical applications. Based on this, the successor project ARAMiS II started on 01.10.2016 focuses on optimizations and the elaboration of development processes, in particular development tools and platforms for the efficient use of multicore technologies.
This is achieved by:
The development process with its methods, tools and platform adaptations is evaluated in ten representative Use Cases from the application domains automotive, avionics, and industrial automation and corresponding demonstrators.
ARAMiS II is structured in five technical subprojects corresponding to the main topics of the project: