ConTEST NYC 2017

With many people talking about Testing practices and Test solutions in conferences i take the opportunity to talk about Automotive Testing in ConTEST NYC 2017

ConTEST NYC is the conference that explores the role of software quality and testing in the context of the modern world.

You will learn how automotive software is being tested and the phases involved in it. I will share stories of some of the hacks in automotive industry and leaping changes. The worldwide testing community has to take on more influential role in designing the test strategies for technologies of tomorrow. I will reveal what I learned from testing automotive software, how I contributed to it, where to find the opportunities and how you can benefit from it too.

Also we will take a sneak peak at self driving car project along with this talk.
Program chair make the conference interesting through

2 inspirational keynotes
3 full day masterclasses
Over 30 breakout sessions with immersed participation

This will be my first travel to the Unites states. I am excited already!

A Big Thanks to Anna Royzman (President of Global Quality Leadership institute) for this opportunity and inspiration.

I look forward to meet more testers at the conference and more networking.

Please see details for purchasing tickets here.

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Moving forward- Testing Self Driving cars

Moving forward i focusĀ on Automotive testing which includes Infotainment, ADAS, Self driving or Autonomous cars.
I will try to describe the various test technologies involved in Automotive.

Sneak Peak -Self Driving cars:

A Self driving car also called as Autonomous or Connected cars is an automobile that is designed to travel between places without
any human interventions. It is an advancement is Telematics technology that it is self governed.
We have many top companies working on it as of now, but the race is who reaches first to implement it fully on road.
It uses a variety of technologies to get it working. Some of the technologies include:

RADAR
LIDAR
Sensors
GPS
Computer vision
Odometry
Artificial Intelligence

In most of the roads it is not legal to test the self driving cars.The Deparment of Motor vehicles has designed a set of regulation to test the self drivingĀ car.

Here are the list of entities work on testing a Self driving car.

Autonomous Vehicle Tester Program

(Data as of May 2017)

Volkswagen Group of America
Mercedes Benz
Waymo
Delphi Automotive
Tesla Motors
Bosch
Nissan
GM Cruise LLC
BMW
Honda
Ford
Zoox, Inc.
Drive.ai, Inc.
Faraday & Future Inc.
Baidu USA LLC
Wheego Electric Cars Inc.
Valeo North America, Inc.
NextEV USA, Inc.
Telenav, Inc.
NVIDIA Corporation
AutoX Technologies Inc
Subaru
Udacity, Inc
Navya Inc.
Renovo.auto
UATC LLC (Uber)
PlusAi Inc
Nuro, Inc
CarOne LLC
Apple Inc.

Some of the project that interests in testing autonomous cars

Google- Waymo
Tesla- Autopilot
Uber- Self driving cars and Trucks

In my further blogs i will try to describe deep into technologies.

Cheers! Happy Testing!

New beginning in Testing

Its the first day in the rest of my life.

It’s been a week since I moved to a new country new city for my work and these are are things I started learning

1. Connecting and Networking with new people

2. Time management in routine

3. Cooking

4. Technology

5. Global exposure

6. Things I need to improve

7. Culture Excited about new learnings and knowledge.

Summarized using fastnotepad

Action plans 2017

This year there are no resolutions as a Tester, rather i will frame some of the Action plans Which i missed last year or which i loved to do this year.

  • Participate in an Testing Event
  • Network with New people
  • Learn about Automotive testing trends (My Domain)
  • Conduct an Testing event with peer testers
  • Continue blogging
  • Read a testing book, of course
  • Fly High
  • Strictly accomplish the above.

 

Happy New year to all readers!