Whitepapers

  • Value Driven Proactive Test Strategies Bolstering Global Engineering Leaders - by Frost & Sullivan

    Multi-national companies today are no longer outsourcing solely for cost benefits. The focus is now on achieving flexible resource capacity, reduced time-to-market, and developing localized products for different regions.

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  • Industrial IoT Encourages Growth in Building Management Systems

    New, IoT-related technologies – in parallel with increasing social and political demand for enhanced safety, security, and environmental compliance – have led to a resurgence in demand for building management systems. In recent briefings with L&T Technology Services, ARC learned about that company’s proprietary smart building framework and its “system-of-systems” approach to enabling smart buildings.

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  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: A Cost-Effective Implementation of the Lane Departure Warning System

    This paper focuses on the implementation carried out for Cost effective LDWS that can be applied for Low and Medium range vehicles. This paper also talks about the Verification of the developed algorithms using live videos as well as a Simulator.

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  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: A Cost-Effective Implementation of the Forward Collision Warning Module

    This paper focuses on the implementation carried out for cost-effective Forward Collision Warning solution that can be applied for Low and Medium range vehicles. This paper also talks about the Verification of the developed algorithms & systems using live videos as well as a Simulator.

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  • Advanced Driver Assistance Systems: A Cost-Effective Implementation of the Blind Spot Detection Warning Module

    This paper focuses on the implementation carried out for Cost effective Blind Spot Detection solution that can be applied for Low and Medium range vehicles. This paper also talks about the Verification of the developed algorithms using live videos as well as a Simulator.

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  • Model Based System Engineering (MBSE) For Accelerating Software Development Cycle

    This paper demonstrates the MBSE approach which plays a crucial role in the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) towards early verification and validation of the design resulting in reduced ambiguity and delays due to design iterations along with back-to-back testing. The benefits accrued with this approach are: reduction in software development time, effort taken and cost.

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  • Modular Display Verification Tool

    Automotive OEMs develop a Modular Display System that is used as primary display tools for vehicle systems. Most of these Displays have a core UI platform that will be used by various vehicle platforms in order to develop application specific to vehicles. These OEMs need to perform different types of validation operations for their developed Modular Display Software. L&T Technology Services’ Modular Display Verification Tool provides a complete automation solution for Functional & Stability Verification of Display to be installed in any automotive.

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  • Continuous Integration Build-Test-Delivery (CI-BTD) Framework in compliance with ISO26262

    Continuous Integration (CI) is a methodology, a mind-set change and a leadership practice that focuses on how to achieve rapid building, testing and delivery throughout the software development lifecycle. This relies on the adoption of automation to streamline manual processes and enforce consistency for frequently repeated tasks in the software delivery pipeline.

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  • Automotive Pixel Based Communication in Instrument Cluster

    The need to transport real-time, high resolution digital video from various media or camera sources to Instrument-cluster-displays throughout the vehicle is a growing demand for automotive developers. This white paper proposes the benefits of Automotive Pixel Link (APIX) based communication protocol in automobiles defined by Inova Semiconductors which will open up new avenues for designers to create new concepts with graphics systems.

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  • Smart Strategic Approach for Functional Safety Implementation

    This Paper describes an innovative methodology developed by L&T Technology Services to incorporate the functional safety practices into the existing E/E software development life cycle process. Adopting this innovative process approach, we at L&T Technology Services have been able to achieve reduction in the additional safety implementation effort of approximately 10-20% (ASIL-B to ASIL-D) in two projects.

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  • Simulator Training for Aerial Work Platforms

    Aerial work platforms (AWPs) are commonly used in the heavy industrial and construction fields. With residential and commercial construction markets picking up, the demand for AWP’s is growing. As recommended by OSHA Standards, it is required that the AWP operator has to be trained for 40 hours before actually starting to use one of these equipments. The numbers of trainees are growing year-over-year and hence the cost of training too. In order to reduce the cost of training and also train operators on various life threatening conditions in a short period of time, Virtual Simulators have been playing a key role across segments.

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  • Design & Development of High Efficiency Mechanical Drive Systems for Combine Platform

    Today, agricultural equipment are getting smarter; customer preferences regarding farming practices, product type and features, vary by region. Manufactures are designing new combines on platforms that cover multiple classes to address these needs. Major subsystems in these new designs are mechanical belt drives. Belt drive systems are a key aggregate in combine harvesters, transmitting power to all sub-systems.

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  • Indian RCVs: Towards A Cleaner Tomorrow

    A rise in awareness levels and government initiatives has given a significant boost to Solid Waste Management activities, especially refuse collection methods. RCV (Refuse Collection Vehicle) plays a vital role in the process. This white paper presents a study on the existing scenario of Indian Refuse collection methods and possible role of engineering companies in making them efficient to the global standards.

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  • Design of Detent System for Snow Blower

    A Detent is a device used to mechanically resist or arrest the rotation of a wheel, axle or spindle. Such a device can be anything ranging from a simple metal pin to a machine; this concept is used in a snow blower as locking mechanism of a chute. This white paper presents a detailed design and development approach of a manual Detent System specifically used in a consumer snow blower (or thrower) as locking mechanism of the discharge chute.

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  • Comparative Analysis of Undercarriage Components

    In recent years, the undercarriage components’ market has grown competitive. Suppliers are facing huge competition to manufacture parts at lower cost by using advanced techniques to meet the prevailing market demand and specification. Comparative analysis of undercarriage components provide a good insight into the properties of your own product/components vis-à-vis competitor and helps the undercarriage manufacturers to optimise their own product.

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  • Value Engineering: Cost-reduction of On-Road & Off-Road Vehicles

    This document presents a study on the cost reduction of On-Road and Off-Road Vehicles using Value Engineering approach. Value Engineering is an effective tool in identification of where cost reduction can be achieved. In order to effectively do this, various approaches in specific areas of focus are discussed.

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  • Location-based services & positioning technique using SUPL

    SUPL is an IP based technological solution developed by Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) to provide Location Based Services (LBS) to mobile devices in a wireless network. SUPL works in User Plane (U-plane) to provide Location Based Services without impacting the control plane elements of the network. This document describes some of the location positioning methods and positioning protocols used within SUPL system.

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  • TV Recommendation Engines - Social Media Footprint based approach

    Recommendation engines have, over the past decade, come to form key building blocks of business strategies in various consumer product businesses - e-commerce and video content distribution businesses, being the more prominent. This paper highlights the relevance of recommendation engines in the TV / video content distribution world and the different techniques/approaches available. An approach that uses Social Media footprints of users to generate personalized, relevant recommendations has been studied in depth and preferred in this paper.

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  • 5G Mobile Communication-Technology Enablers & Interference Mitigation Methods

    This document presents on the requirement of 5G and the key technology advancements which serve as enablers in realizing these requirements. The document also dwells on the interference conditions associated with a typical 5G deployment, and mitigation methods.

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  • Factory Test Tool Hardware Verification Solution

    Hardware roll out is most significant milestone for every hand-held product. Reaching hardware design maturity early, reduces time to market and further reduces hardware re-iteration cost at factory. FACTORY TOOL is a proprietary concept designed by L&T Technology Services Engineers, targeted towards comprehensive hardware verification. L&T Technology services has developed this tool and maintains customized versions of this tool for customers.

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  • External Independent Display Support in Android

    One of the factors which users like about their Desktops is the large screen and use of keyboard and mouse when at workplace rather than using the touch input. External Independent Display (EID) brings tablets one step closer to replace the Desktops. EID is a low cost solution developed by L&T Technology Services that can be integrated to the tablets running on Android OS.

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  • Enhanced System Integration Test Automation Tool (E-SITAT)

    E-SITAT (Enhanced System Integration Test Automation Tool) aims at automating the testing process of the System Network elements for Set-top Box & Telecom domains along with feature testing of Set-top Box devices. The E-SITAT tool caters to automated test requirement of System Integration tests, where multiple servers and network equipment are connected via Ethernet and Serial interfaces.

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  • Smart Mobile Access

    One of the solution to overcome the problem of shipping of devices to various locations is Remote device access. An easy solution by simplifying the access and managing any number of remote android devices.

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  • Security considerations for Internet of Things

    Attacks on cyber physical systems focus on critical devices or systems; they provide huge amount of publicity leading to reputation damage, panic, leading to the treasure-trove, i.e. information and more dangerously-playing with human safety; which means more money for attackers through ransoms, espionage, sabotage, etc. Therefore, impetus must be given to security when speaking about smarter environments and technologies such as IoT

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  • Integrating MS Office with GIS

    In the deep ocean of the digital world, MS Office has become integral part of our lives and Microsoft, a phenomenon. Advancements in these applications have provided ease of information sharing, as a result of which users are increasingly depending on these applications.

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  • Signal Integrity and Radiation Levels

    This paper describes a novel method of assessing the possible factors affecting the performance of High Speed Digital Circuit Boards in terms of maintaining the Signal Integrity (SI) and Electro Magnetic Compatibility (EMC) levels.

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  • Model Based Development: Accelerating Newer Approaches for OEMs

    Recent survey on embedded product development has revealed that impediments in the software development are responsible for more that 80% of design delays and associated complications.

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  • Unleashing Real Time Communication (webRTC)

    Today we have more communication options than ever before to connect with each other. From a simple voice based call & SMS, it has transformed into rich video and multimedia based communication. webRTC is about embedding communication in everything we do which means into the devices, into the web or into the applications which until was only possible using plug ins, downloads or install. webRTC is about to revolutionize the way webusers communicate.

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  • Smart media Controller (SMC)

    In today’s consumer market there are various video enabled devices such as smart phones, tablets. TVs are becoming smarter to be called as “connected TV”; interconnectivity has increased between TV & smartphone, tablets. For MSO’s, broadcasters and content aggregators, this means new feature additions for their legacy & new systems.

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  • Software Defined Networking (SDN)

    Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an emerging trend in today's networking industry. It is changing the way a network is designed, built, and operated to achieve business agility. SDN framework allows to decouple control plane from the forwarding plane of a switched environment. As a result, it transforms a closed & proprietary network, into an open and programmable component of the larger cloud infrastructure. This gives network owners and operators more control of their infrastructure and it optimizes Capex and Opex significantly.

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  • Remote Femtocell - Transforming Telecom Testing

    Femtocell has emerged as a most exciting product in Telecom industry and a new class of cheaper In -Building-Solutions (IBS). This is a small cell with coverage less than 20m compatible with most mobile phones and networks. Femtocell can significantly improve the quality of voice for end user by giving Wireline -like quality through user’s home Wireline internet connection.

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  • Modern approach towards Outsourcing

    Over the past decade, the term “Low Cost Country” (LCC) outsourcing known to be a slogan for North America and European companies. The key motive behind this was cost arbitrage. Other benefit is managing significant seasonal peaks and valleys. Global companies are under significant competitive pressure and need to increasingly focus on their core competences and capabilities.

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  • Usage of defect capturing effectiveness as process performance model

    Process performance models are techniques used to estimate or predict the performance of a process based on historical data. Process performance models have been defined to facilitate the project teams in predicting/estimating projects’ performance in the areas of various process performance objectives.

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  • Bluetooth hacking and its Prevention

    Bluetooth is a wireless communication standard that was developed in 1998 to revolutionize the small, personal and portable electronic device market. It provides a protocol for low power peripherals (cell phones, PDA’s, mobile computers) to communicate with each other over a small range.

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