Konrad Technologies Opens New UK Subsidiary Offices
May 29, 2018
Konrad Technologies Expands into Northern Europe with New United Kingdom Locations Offering Regional Expertise and Support in Test & Measurement
|Konrad-Technologies UK - From left to right: Neil Clark, Malcolm Campbell, Robin Irwin, Nadeem Dar, David Mitchell|
|Automotive Sensor Fusion Testing with Object Simulation & Generation|
LONDON, 29 May 2018 – Konrad-Technologies, a global leader in customer focused test solutions and sensor testing of Advanced Driving Assistance Systems (ADAS), announces the opening of its United Kingdom (UK) subsidiary.
Konrad-Technologies UK supports growth in automotive and Internet of Things (IoT) markets within Northern Europe. The UK operation will provide enhanced commercial and technical support to customers throughout the region, developing and deploying new innovative test solutions.
Konrad-Technologies UK Managing Director, Robin Irwin said, “The new business has an experienced, professional team of test and measurement engineers with backgrounds in high volume automation, wireless standards, software development and RF test. We will initially focus on markets that are aligned with KT’s existing product offerings where there are clear competitive advantages, such as test solutions used to validate ADAS systems including radar, lidar, vision and sensor fusion capabilities”.
Michael Konrad, CEO of Konrad GmbH said, “Konrad-Technologies UK is an example of our aim to provide worldwide deployment and services. Over the past 12 months we have grown by 52% globally through acquisition and new subsidiaries.
The UK team’s broad experience in wireless automation provides us with the support we need to deliver quality test and measurement solutions for automotive Original Equipment Manufacturers, automotive tier 1 suppliers and the vast array of companies developing new wireless IoT technology.
They will also support the interests of the ADAS iiT consortium, which provides a single source for customers seeking to fully test complete autonomous vehicles in a virtual environment, as well as continuing their partnership with National Instruments as part of the NI Alliance Partner Network.”
Konrad-Technologies UK is due to appear at Automotive Testing Expo Europe and Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo 2018 in Stuttgart from 5th – 7th June 2018.
Konrad Technologies will be with ADAS iiT showcasing a virtual test drive sensor fusion demo for Autonomous Cruise Control (ACC) including radar, lidar and camera simulation alongside National Instruments Hardware in the Loop (HIL). Additionally, at the National Instruments booth, Konrad Technologies will demonstrate two radar production testers.
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Photo: Konrad-Technologies UK - From left to right: Neil Clark, Malcolm Campbell, Robin Irwin, Nadeem Dar, David Mitchell
Automotive Infographic: Automotive Sensor Fusion Testing with Object Simulation & Generation
Robin Irwin Konrad-Technologies UK Managing Director
Robin has worked within the test and measurement industry for over 14 years with a number of leading test companies. Serving a global customer base and in conjunction with some of the world’s leading silicon vendors and OEMs/CMs, Robin has experience in identifying test needs, recommending new test techniques, processes and software architectures to deliver optimised, custom turn-key automated test solutions. He is a Chartered engineer with a 1st class MEng in Electrical & Electronic Engineering from Queens University Belfast.
Konrad-Technologies UK Team
The UK team includes engineering expertise in protocol development, wireless network optimization, digital signal processing, measurement science, system design and software engineering. Engineers have previous expertise from companies including Viavi Solutions, Cobham Wireless, Aeroflex, Agilent and Nokia. The team is located in Bedford, England and Dunfermline, Scotland.
National Instruments (NI)
NI is a provider of platform-based systems that enable engineers and scientists to solve the world’s greatest engineering challenges. The Alliance Partner Network is a program of more than 1000 companies worldwide who provide complete solutions and high-quality products to the user based on graphical system design. From products to systems to integration to consulting and training services, Alliance Partners are uniquely equipped and skilled to help solve some of the toughest engineering projects.
ADAS iiT Consortium
“ADAS iiT – Innovation in Test” is an amalgamation of four National Instruments partner companies (Konrad Technologies GmbH, SET GmbH, S.E.A. Datentechnik GmbH and measX GmbH & Co. KG) formed with the goal of making autonomous driving even safer. Founded in March 2017, the ADAS iiT group offers a complete test of fully autonomous vehicles in a virtual environment, delivering ADAS turnkey, end-to-end solutions from one single source.
For more information visit www.adas-iit.com.
Automotive Test Expo
For further information on Automotive Test Expo Europe visit www.testing-expo.com/europe/ and Autonomous Vehicle Technology World Expo www.autonomousvehicletechnologyworldexpo.com/en[...]
About Konrad Technologies
Since 1993, Konrad Technologies (www.konrad-technologies.com) has successfully developed, designed and integrated customer-specific test solutions providing customers with R&D, qualification and manufacturing of electronic products with tools to fulfill their quality goals, accelerate engineering and development throughput.
Customers in a wide range of industries from Automotive, Aerospace and Defense, RF Communications, Consumer Electronics, IoT, Medical, Semiconductor, General Electronic Manufacturing to Industrial Automation use Konrad’s integrated hardware and software platform based solutions to improve their performance worldwide.
Konrad-Technologies, KT and Konrad GmbH are all representitive of the Konrad Technologies brand. Other products and company names listed are trademarks of their respective companies.
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