Published: August 4, 2014 | United States
Alfamation, announced at NIWeek 2014 that HARMAN International Industries, Inc. will use Alfamation Supernova Test Application Framework Software as a standard for infotainment and audio manufacturing test systems.
HARMAN engineers can efficiently create and manage diverse test cases using Alfamation SuperNova Test Application Framework, a fully integrated test environment built on National Instruments TestStand test management software engine.
At HARMAN International Industries, Inc. manufacturing test plays a key role in ensuring that all HARMAN infotainment systems can rapidly adapt to product evolutions and meet the standards customers have come to expect. Alfamation has provided PXI-based functional test equipment for Harman globally and has displayed domain knowledge, innovation, and quality of service.
Infotainment Test Challenges
HARMAN embedded infotainment solutions offer complete information, entertainment and communications capabilities – including route navigation, multimedia integration, connectivity, cloud services and advanced driver assistance systems. With these increased capabilities come increased test challenges, including the ability to measure the variety of signals present on the infotainment solution such as audio, visual, GPS and RF.
A Configurable Solution for Diverse Test Cases
Using SuperNova, engineers can rapidly and effectively implement diverse test cases on a wide variety of multi-socket test equipment, mostly by configuration and in a structured way.
SuperNova also features separate contexts for system resources configuration, test application development and test process configuration: