10.1 Distributed Testing using VISTAS (ED-247 RevA)
- ettc2022 - European Test and Telemetry Conference
2022-05-10 - 2022-05-12
- 10. Hybrid / Remote Testing
- R. Rodriguez-Martinez, C. Gaurel - Airbus Helicopters France, Marignane (France), M. Gruber - Airbus Helicopters Deutschland GmbH, Donauwörth (Germany)
- 227 - 231
Virtualization protocols, like EUROCAE VISTAS ED-247, provide new possibilities for designing future test benches architectures but also redefining test strategies. As the standard is more largely accepted and promoted, commercial off the shelf (COTS) equipment become available simplifying the setup and implementation of this technology for new or existing test rigs. One of the possibilities brought by the signal virtualization is the possibility of interconnecting benches in different locations in a simple and non-intrusive way. This can lead to great benefits and cost reductions: more efficient use of available resources, limits the need of building additional benches and allows earlier system integration between suppliers and integrators. Nevertheless these new possibilities come with their set of constraints: Transmission Latency, IT restrictions, Cybersecurity concerns, signals adaptation needs. This paper will show the different possible setups for interconnecting benches in different rooms, buildings and even sites and the possible solutions to overcome the encountered problems.