TechSAT and TTTech Announce Strategic Cooperation

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TTTech, a global leader in the field of robust networking and safety controls, and TechSAT, an expert for integration and verification of aircraft systems development, test and maintenance, announce the integration of TTTech’s TTEthernet network switches into TechSAT’s ADS2 avionics test benches for OEMs and system integrators.

Driven by customer requests, TechSAT and TTTech extend their complementary expertise to assure the system integration and testing process scalability. Core is TechSAT’s powerful 2nd generation Avionics Development System (ADS2). Target applications are electric aircraft and IMA systems. In the scope of the latest ADS2 update, TTTech will provide 24-port 1Gbit/s TTEthernet network switches.

TTTech’s TTESwitch A664 Lab offers the unique ability of supporting  standard Ethernet (IEEE 802.3), Deterministic Ethernet services such as ARINC 664 part 7 (AFDX®) and Time-Triggered Ethernet (SAE AS6802) on one physical infrastructure. The solution provides advanced reconfiguration capabilities suited for the design of reproducible and reliable system tests.

«TTTech’s standards and quality are the norm against which one must measure the competition», commented Elwin Muerth, Head of Sales at TechSAT. «We are very pleased to have TTTech as our partner in TTP, AFDX and Deterministic Ethernet networking. Together it is possible to support all aspects of the customer’s product lifecycle – starting from development over integration until verification and even ground testing.»

In 2005, TTTech and TechSAT already cooperated on the integration of time-triggered networks (i.e. Time-Triggered Protocol, TTP) into TechSAT’s ADS platform. Back then, the goal was to support system integration for e.g. Airbus A380 and Boeing 787. The next generation, ADS2, is a modular and scalable platform supporting a wide range of avionics interfaces as a core test system platform. It forms the basis for a wide range of real-time integration and production acceptance test systems for complex avionics and aircraft system integration.

«We are delighted to see adoption of our AFDX and TTEthernet 1GBit/s network switches by a market leader in aerospace system integration and verification platforms», said Ingomar Wenzel, Product Manager at TTTech. «Seamless integration with ADS2 will enable OEMs and system integrators using Ethernet-based integrated architectures with ARINC 664 p7 and/or SAE AS6802 standards, to reduce time-to-market, development, upgrades and modernization costs.

About TTTech Computertechnik AG

TTTech is a global leader in the field of robust networking and safety controls. TTTech solutions improve the safety and reliability of electronic systems in the industrial and transportation sectors, with a portfolio of products that are helping to make the Industrial Internet of Things and autonomous driving a reality.

Thanks to the proven platform-based architecture, TTTech solutions enable simple system integration with shorter time-to-market and significant cost reductions for customers. TTTech solutions support highly scalable and modular open real-time architectures based on Deterministic Ethernet, including the upcoming IEEE TSN and the established SAE Time-Triggered Ethernet standard.

More information about TTTech is available at www.tttech.com.

About TechSAT

TechSAT GmbH, located in Poing in the south of Germany near Munich, is one of the few companies worldwide that have the products and the experience needed to specify, design, and build an integrated test facility for a complete aircraft. TechSAT’s core competence and main business segment is the design and development of turnkey solutions for integration, verification, and validation of aircraft systems. In this market, TechSAT has succeeded in establishing itself as market leader in Germany with a strong international presence. Due to its unique competencies and its emphasis on teamwork, TechSAT has successfully positioned itself as a global industry leader, with most major aerospace companies being its customers. With representations in Europe, USA, Canada, China, South Korea, and Japan and a network of partner companies with complementing capabilities TechSAT is well prepared to serve its avionic customers worldwide.

Press Contacts
TTTech

Marco Lehner
Marketing Communications
TTTech Computertechnik AG
Schoenbrunner Strasse 7
1040 Vienna, Austria
Tel: +43 1 585 34 34-473
Fax: +43 1 585 34 34-90
pr@tttech.com

TechSAT

Jasmine Eggert
Marketing and Sales Manager
TechSAT GmbH
Gruber Strasse 46 b
85586 Poing, Germany
Tel: +49 (0)8121 703-180
Fax: +49 (0)8121 703-177
jasmine.eggert@techsat.com