Attains the milestone within six months for a world-leading semiconductors manufacturer Mumbai -- May 14 2007:
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd (BSE: 532400; NSE: KPIT), one of the Premium Members of AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System Architecture), announced today the development of the fully AUTOSAR 2.0 Compliant Microcontroller Abstraction Layer (MCAL) and ECU Abstraction Layer (Communication Hardware Abstraction Modules for CAN and LIN, Onboard Device Abstraction Modules and Memory Hardware Abstraction Modules) for a world-leading Semiconductor manufacturer. The product was delivered in just over six months.
MCAL is a set of Microcontroller Drivers that act as an interface between the hardware and the AUTOSAR Services Layer and Application Layer. The MCAL developed by KPIT Cummins is built in compliance with quality standard SEI CMMI Level 5 and especially to the Configuration concept of AUTOSAR. ECU Abstraction Layer offers Microcontroller hardware and ECU hardware independent interface to the Services Layer and the Application Layer for access to peripherals and devices.
Commenting on the development, Mr. Anup Sable, VP, Automotive & Allied Embedded & Tools LOB, KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd., said, “This is a significant milestone in KPIT’s technology roadmap to a leadership position as this was the first engagement with the customer and resulted in the customer’s total satisfaction. Considering the challenging schedule of six months to complete the project, KPIT delegated more than 30 engineers specializing in the auto embedded arena. We always look forward to keep our customers satisfied in their quest to achieve technology excellence.” About KPIT Cummins
KPIT Cummins Infosystems Ltd (www.kpitcummins.com
) established in 1992, is a global IT consulting and engineering partner of first choice for its customers across the globe. With a major presence in IT for Manufacturing, Advanced Technology Solutions (Automotive and Semiconductor Solutions) and Diversified Financial Services verticals, the company has grown at a fast pace of 66% CAGR over the past three years. KPIT Cummins endeavours to be a leader in 3rd party solutions and services for Automotive Electronics & Semiconductor industries. Citigroup-IMA recently identified KPIT Cummins among the top 100 transitioning medium enterprises in India (June ‘06). Among the Fastest 50 companies in India & Fastest 500 companies in Asia-Pacific - Deloitte Consulting (Nov ‘06)
For further information please visit our website: www.kpitcummins.com About AUTOSAR
AUTOSAR (AUTomotive Open System ARchitecture) is a partnership of automotive manufacturers and suppliers working together to develop and establish a de-facto open industry standard for automotive E/E architectures.
From a technical point of view, driving forces for the intended standardization as follows:
About our Customer
- Manage increasing E/E complexity associated with growth in functional scope
- Improve flexibility for product modification, upgrade and update
- Improve scalability of solutions within and across product lines
- Improve quality and reliability of E/E systems
- Enable detection of errors in early design phases
Our customer is one of the leading semiconductor manufacturers catering to automotive industry.