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TÜV SÜD: Automated driving also needs accident research


Autonomous driving headed the agenda at the international conference organized by TÜV SÜD and Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt (THI), reflecting the intensive efforts currently poured into this field by vehicle-safety experts. As the safety professionals attending this conference emphasised, advancement of both active and passive safety is paramount

Modular certification of smart production systems


Modular certification of smart production systems ,Modular certification of smart production systems , TÜV SÜD is showcasing solutions for the design and development of Industry 4.0 components and systems and the security of smart production at the 2018 Hannover Messe. Focal topics at the stand of the SmartFactory KL technology initiative include machine safety, functional safety, IT security and sealed cloud solutions. (Hall 8, Stand D18)

New head of TÜV SÜD Business Unit CyberSecurity Services


With effect from 15 February, Andreas Schweiger has taken the helm at the CyberSecurity Services Business Unit of the TÜV SÜD Division Business Assurance. He thus has global responsibility for IT security services and management of TÜV SÜD Sec-IT GmbH. Under his leadership, TÜV SÜDs CyberSecurity Services Business Unit will support companies in tapping the opportunities offered by digital transformation and minimising the risks involved in increasing connectivity.

TÜV SÜD offers real-estate certification according to BREEAM DE Neubau 2018


In future, TÜV SÜD will be able to offer certification according to the international BREEAM standard for both existing and new buildings. BRE Global has granted an exclusive licence for certification according to BREEAM DE Neubau (BREEAM DE New Construction) to the German Institute for Sustainable Real Estate (DIFNI) at TÜV SÜD. BREEAM DE Neubau 2018 is an adaptation of the BREEAM International New Construction 2016 standard to the German market

Combining real and virtual testing for automated driving


TÜV SÜD is working intensively on the development of test methods for automated vehicles. At the Automotive Testing Expo Korea 2018, Dr Houssem Abdellatif, Head of Automated Driving and Driver Assistance Systems at the German expert organisation TÜV SÜD, will present methods of verifying the operational safety of these vehicles. He believes computer simulation needs to play a significant role in this verification.

Smart solutions for the future of rail


TÜV SÜD will showcase its portfolio at the Asia Pacific Rail exhibition from 20 to 21 March 2018. As associate sponsor, the experts of the Business Unit Rail will be represented at booth M01. TÜV SÜDs presence focuses on smart rail safety solutions including independent safety assessments, virtual test methods, rail automation solutions, predictive analysis (with the help of AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and cyber security. In an expert presentation also a systematic approach to ensure safe and reliable rail energy systems will be showcased.

New requirements for medical devices


At MT-Connect, to be held in Nuremberg from 11 to 12 April 2018, TÜV SÜD will inform on how the Medical Device Regulation (MDR) will impact on medical device manufacturers. The Medical Device Single Audit Program (MDSAP) will be a further important topic at the company’s stand. TÜV SÜDs experts will also inform about testing and certification of medical devices – in particular for global market access (GMA) (Hall 10, Stand 323)

TÜV SÜD explains changes to DIN ISO 45001


Munich. DIN ISO/FDIS 45001 was published in November. Up to the end of January 2018, occupational health and safety (OH&S) experts had the possibility to submit changes to the revision of OH&S management systems and vote on the draft of the standard. That period has now expired. The draft standard received the necessary approval and the development of the standard is now entering its final phase. Publication of the standard is expected in March 2018

TÜV SÜD and DFKI to develop “TÜV for Artificial Intelligence”


The German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) and TÜV SÜD are launching a joint project to certify systems based on artificial intelligence (AI) used in autonomous driving and develop a ‘roadworthiness test’ for algorithms. To do so, the experts will explore the learning behaviours of AI systems with the aim of being able to control the systems’ reactions. The main objective is to develop an open platform, known as ‘Genesis’, for OEMs, suppliers and technology companies. The platform will be able to validate artificial intelligence modules and thus provide the basis for certifications. The project highlights TÜV SÜD’s claim to the status of leading independent testing and certification organisation in the development of autonomous driving.

TÜV SÜD – life-cycle partner of the real-estate industry


TÜV SÜD presents itself as a life-cycle partner of the real-estate industry from 13 to 16 March 2018 at MIPIM in Cannes. Its presence at the international flagship trade fair of the real-estate industry centres on data-consistency services based on Building Information Modelling (BIM), quality-assurance services for investments in real estate and simulation services designed to reduce investment risks. (Booth R7.G16)er tyres. In Germany, the mark – depicting a snowflake against a stylised mountain range – has been mandatory for new tyres since the start of the year. TÜV SÜD contributes its expertise in the field and assists tyre manufacturers and importers with the homologation of winter tyres.

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