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Deep Connectivity Platform

Network Stacks

The backbone of all vehicle communication. Accelerate end-of-line testing and time to market with pre-built and pre-tested network protocol libraries.  

Flexible Pre-Built Libraries

Sibros provides a comprehensive library of network diagnostic and communication protocols designed in full compliance with international automotive standards including but not limited to SAE, MISRA C, SEI, ISO (26262/14229) and CMMI. Our network stacks offer simplified and quick integration for various ECU applications, manufacturing and end-of-line tools.

Our library of pre-tested and pre-built network protocol stacks power a wide array of important use cases including commercial vehicle fleet management, OTA software updates, ECU re-calibrations, hardware data abstraction, and beyond.

Featured Network Stack Libraries

Diagnostic over IP (DoIP)

In-vehicle networks utilizing ethernet has led to the need for communication between external test equipment and onboard ECUs using numerous data link layer technologies. Using Diagnostics over IP (DoIP) from Sibros, OEMs can establish a connection between diagnostic tool and in-vehicle nodes using IP protocols.

Our DoIP library is a C implementation of the DoIP specification (ISO 13400) and designed to handle UDS diagnostic requests over an IP connection. Key features of our DoIP stack includes:

  • Configurable as a DoIP Gateway and/or a DoIP Node to route messages between external test equipment and ECUs on different buses across different communication protocols
  • Easy integration of a UDS stack into an existing applications or bootloaders for a full featured UDS node over TCP/IP
  • Integrates into a vehicle gateway for UDS over TCP/IP to downstream devices on different communication buses
  • Perform diagnostics on all CAN controllers while only connected to the vehicle over a TCP/IP connection without modifications to the CAN network
  • Modular design allows transport/network layer to be implemented based on user requirements

Contact us for a our DoIP library specs and supported payload types

ISO-TP

Sibros offers ISO-TP as a standalone library that allows the high-level systems to interface with the low-level CAN drivers using the ISO-TP protocol. The ISO-TP protocol adds the capability to exceed the maximum 8-byte length of CAN protocols by segmenting large payloads into multiple CAN messages. It can carry up to 4095 bytes of payload per message packet. Key features of our ISO-TP library are as follows:

  • State machine to manage internal sequence of events per the ISO-TP specification (ISO 15765-2), signs, and deploys firmware packages
  • Easily send large payloads (greater than 8 Bytes) over CAN without having to manually segment the payload into multiple frames
  • Simple public API for simplified integration into any C-based system (C or C++ based CAN drivers)
  • Dual operating modes for blocking or non-blocking for sending and receiving of CAN messages

Contact us for the full specifications of our ISO-TP library

UDS Server

Sibros UDS Server Stack is an implementation of the ISO 14229 (UDS) protocol written in C99. It is usually implemented with the bootloader and/or application of an Electronic Control Unit (ECU). Key features of our UDS Server stack are as follows:

  • Modular and platform/OS agnostic design enables users to integrate the library on to a wide range of embedded systems with limited memory resources allowing it to be used on any ECU with or without a Real-time Operating System (RTOS)
  • Supports data download from a UDS client enabling advanced applications such as firmware updates for vehicle ECUs
  • Flexible UDS service implementation based on user requirements
  • Modular design to enable transport layer to be implemented based on user requirements (e.g. ISO-TP, DoIP)
  • Services can be turned on/off at compile time to save flash space
  • Supports user-specific extensions by granting UDS message send and receive callbacks

Contact us for our UDS Server library specs and supported services

UDS Client

Sibros UDS Client library relies on multiple user-defined components offering a transport layer responsible for passing messages to and from the UDS Client. The implementation of the transport layer is deferred to the user based on the specific use case and features:

  • Modular and platform/OS agnostic design enables users to integrate the library onto a wide range of targets ranging from PCs to embedded systems with limited memory resources
  • Supports data upload to a UDS server enabling advanced applications such as firmware updates for vehicle ECUs
  • Easy to use API (with comprehensive developer guide) to integrate with any application to programmatically utilize the UDS services provided by the library
  • Modular design allows transport layer to be implemented based on user requirements (e.g. ISO-TP, DoIP)
  • Portable onto a wide range of devices from PCs to embedded systems
  • Supports user-specific extensions by granting UDS message send and receive callbacks

Contact us for our UDS Client library specs and supported services

Key Features

Multiple Cloud Providers
Easily integrates with other cloud and infrastructure systems like GCP, AWS & Azure
Works in All Geographies
Meets variable load and geographic coverage for automotive services
Manage Full Vehicle Lifecycle
Manage device provisioning as new devices come online in the factory and handle device end-of-life events
Data Privacy & Compliance
Full compliance with GDPR and CCPA
Deploy Whole Vehicle Packages, Not Single ECU Updates
Manage user access and allowed actions based on custom roles and secured access
Manage Software Versions
Build custom software packages, which may include updates for multiple ECUs, and manage all software versions in one place
Metadata Based Targeting
Create large scale deployments based on any available vehicle metadata such as location, model name and year, trim-level etc.
Apply Configuration and Calibration Updates
Support for Software Updates, ECU Calibrations and Vehicle Configurations across all geographies
Draft & Scheduled Rollouts
Create a draft rollout plan, save your progress and come back later to finish activating the rollout. Plan rollout to start at a future date and time
Live Rollout Status
See live rollout status which tracks the number of vehicles per stage of update, as well as updates that have completed successfully, failed, aborted or paused
Control How a Package is Downloaded - Wifi vs. Cellular
When Wifi is available, it can be used to reduce costs of data transfer. Cellular can be used to do critical updates
Deployment Analytics
Detailed deployment logs and statistics from every ECU in every vehicle. Logs can be streamed live or uploaded based on customer defined conditions
Audit Trail
View all updates, changes and history of each deployment and rollout
Secured Communication
Utilizes secure communication via HTTPS / TLS with the vehicles to ensure secured and reliable data exchange
Available by API
All features are available via API to integrate with third-party apps, CI/CD pipelines and ERP systems
Multi-step Authorization
Role Based Access Control and set approvers and reviewers for deployments
Full Vehicle Updates
Update all ECUs across all domains (such as powertrain, chassis, body, ADAS and infotainment) in your vehicle
Single & Dual Bank (A/B) Updates
Both Single Application Update and A/B (redundant) software and calibration updates are supported
Parallel Updates
Update multiple ECUs on the same or different CAN buses to accelerate distribution of updates which reduces risk of system downtime
Self Update
An update to the update system itself, so that it continues to improve along with the rest of your vehicle
Multiple images per ECU
ECU update can include multiple applications, calibration and configuration files that are part of different files in the package
Extensible and Future-Proof
Support for all types of vehicle architectures, networking hardware, operating systems, and communication protocols
Secure ECU Updates
Using IEEE Uptane Standard for securely deploying updates to a vehicle and ensure only images signed and authorized by the OEM are installed on a vehicle
Integrity Checks
Secured ECU updates with integrity checks to avoid malicious attack and corrupted packages update
Automatic Retries
Perform retries and ensure updates are correctly downloaded and installed
Automatic Recovery and Resumable Updates
Prevent vehicles from receiving incomplete software and having to constantly retry from the beginning in case of power loss, connection loss or other failures
Pre- and post-condition safety checks
Customizable condition checks to ensure all ECU updates start and end in safe state
Predictable & Repeatable Updates
Deterministic sequencing of updates leading to higher success rates of deployments in the field when applying updates to ECUs, even if they are  done in parallel.
Delta Vehicle Updates
Changes are only sent for ECUs that have changed without sending entire package
Small Memory Footprint
Package Manager stores the firmware images, and are then streamed out over CAN through the update manager. Vehicle gateway does not require excessive amount of RAM or Flash to store entirety of the images
HMI & Mobile App Integration
Show custom messages and prompts to the user via the in-vehicle display or on their cellphones
Offline Updates
Software Updates applied to the ECUs asynchronously from the cloud package download. Zero dependency on vehicle connectivity status.
Manufacturing & Factory Support
Update software in the factory, perform end-of-line tests, reduce vehicle build times by flashing software and performing tests while the vehicle is going through the assembly line and perform post-production software updates, calibration updates and configuration changes

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