First Live Presentation of the UFOmicro by Humanetics on the new DSD ADAS-Proving Ground

Linz, Austria March 24, 2022 – After a successful virtual launch of the new Powered-Two-Wheeler platform, the UFOmicro, a live demonstration of the platform followed shortly after during a live active safety demo day in Austria.

The Demo Day started with a tour of the new DSD ADAS-Proving Ground Hofkirchen, which is currently in approval as Active Safety Test Center of the newest Euro NCAP member Austria, as well as an overview of their test services. The proving ground extends over an area of 3.4 hectares of which 15 000m² are paved and due to their surface quality, gradients and slopes as well as their multiple intersections, Euro NCAP compliant.

Demo Day Austria

After the tour, customers had the chance to listen to presentations about the technical details, as well as see the platform live in action, witnessing different scenarios with the UFOmicro, like:

  • Lane Changing
  • CMRb
  • CMFtab
  • Fully Synchronized Scenarios with the UFOpro, UFOnano and DrivingRobot

In addition to the presentation by Humanetics, ALP.Lab gave an update on their testing services as well as the current status of their Euro NCAP accreditation.

"We are delighted with the interest that has been shown in our new PTW platform. Having customers onsite and showing them our platform on the newly developed ADAS proving ground from DSD Testing, has been a great success that we are looking forward to offer to customers globally." said Markus Schmidl, Global Director Sales Active Safety.



About DSD Testing 

Dr. Steffan Datentechnik GmbH was founded in 1990 as a software development company by Dr. Hermann Steffan. At the beginning the main activity was the software development for accident reconstruction - PC-Crash - a simulation program, which is represented worldwide with several thousand licenses and is constantly developed further.


About The Humanetics Group 

Founded in 2017, the Austrian test region ALP.Lab is the one-stop shop for testing of automated driving functions and whole vehicles. The test region covers comprehensive testing opportunities on private and public test tracks. The in-house data management and data broker systems link the individual phases of our test chain covering ADAS/AD active safety test equipment, mobile HiL platforms, driving demonstrators and traffic monitoring systems. Our clients and customer network includes OEMs, TIER suppliers and many worldwide operating and leading technology companies.


About Humanetics 

For 70 years, Humanetics has been the leading global market designer, manufacturer and supplier of crash test dummies and calibration equipment, crash sensors and instrumentation, active safety testing equipment and services for autonomous vehicles and crash simulation software models. Humanetics serves industry leaders in a variety of high-growth markets including automotive, aviation, energy, medical, military, and civil infrastructure. In the automotive sector alone, Humanetics serves 100% of the OEMs and Tier I safety suppliers worldwide. Humanetics has over 800 employees across 22 facilities strategically located around the world with its global corporate headquarters located in Farmington Hills, Michigan, USA


Anne Raab

Anne is the Marketing Lead for Humanetics Safety in Europe, residing in the beautiful city of Heidelberg, Germany. She works closely with both our Passive and Active Safety teams to bring the latest events and communications to the industry.