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This privacy policy sets out how Racelogic uses and protects any information that you give Racelogic when you use this website.

Racelogic is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

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VBOX Customers

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Household names in the automotive industry, motorsport, marine, defence, and mining industry use Racelogic VBOX products. You can see selected customer profiles and customers listed below.

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Automotive Manufacturers

Automotive-Manufacturers

Some of our OEM customers:

Adam Opel GmbH
AM General Corp
AMG
Aston Martin
Audi
Bajaj Auto Limited
BMW
Chongqing Dima
Chrysler
Daimler AG
Dongfeng Honda Automobile
Eicher Motors Ltd
Ferrari
Fiat
Ford
Freightliner Trucks LLC
General Motors USA
GM Brazil
GM India
GM Daewoo Motors
GKD Sports Cars
Great Wall Motor Company Ltd
Gumpert
Harley Davidson
Hero Honda Motors Ltd
Honda USA
Honda UK
Honda Italy
Honda Japan
Honda Australia
Honda Germany
Honda India
Hyundai
Iveco
Isuzu Motors
Jaguar Land Rover
Kia Motors
Koenigsegg Automotive AB
Lamborghini
Lexus
LML Limited
LotusMagna Steyr
Mahindra Navistar Automotive
MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG
Mazda USA
Mazda Japan
Mazda Australia
Mazda Germany
Mazda China
Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-AMG
Mitsubishi Motors
Navistar
Naza Bike
Nissan Spain
Nissan UK
Nissan USA
Nissan Japan
Piaggio
Pan Asia Automobile Technology
Perodua
Peugeot
Pierce Manufacturing
Porsche, Polaris Ind
PSA Peugeot Citroen
Renault
Royal Enfield Motorcycles
Seat
Skoda
SsangYong Motor Company
Suzuki Motor Corp
Swaraj Mazda Ltd
TATA Motors
Tesla Motors
Triumph Motorcycles
Toyota Belgium
Toyota USA
Toyota Japan
Toyota UK
TVS Motorcycles India
Volkswagen AG
Volvo 3P
Volvo Cars SE
Yamaha


 

Jaguar Land Rover

Based in the UK, Jaguar Cars Limited is one of the world's premier manufacturers of luxury sports saloons and sports cars. Land Rover is a world-renowned manufacturer of premium 4x4s.

Jaguar Land Rover have used VBOX ADAS Testing systems for a number of years. They were instrumental in our development of the first set-up; helping to produce a flexible and accurate system to suit their stringent testing requirements.

Using it for their state of the art Collision Mitigation and Adaptive Cruise Control features, Jaguar Land Rover also use the VBOX Vehicle Separation package to test advanced blind spot detection systems.

In addition to the VBOX ADAS equipment, JLR are now using Video VBOX in a number of different departments, for a variety of uses that include vehicle dynamics, electronic and mechanical control systems.

 

Automotive Suppliers

Automotive-Suppliers

Some of our automotive supplier customers are:

Aisin Seiki Co Ltd
ADVICS North America Inc.
Advics Co. Ltd
Autoliv Sverige AB
Alcon Components AP Hydraulics
BorgWarner Automotive
Bosch Braking Systems
Bosch Chassis Systems India
Bosch China
Bosch USA
Bosch Korea
Bosch Germany
Bosch Japan
Brembo S.p.A
Brakes India Limited
Continental Automotive
Conti Automotive USA
Conti Automotive Japan
Conti Automotive Brazil
Conti Automotive China
Continental Teves
Coindu
Faiveley
FTE Automotive
GAT Katalysatoren GmbH
Haldex Brake Systems
Haldex Traction Systems
Hayes Brake LLC
Hendrickson International
Honeywell Bremsbelag
Jatco (Nissan Group)
Korea Beral Co
Knorr-Bremse
Mando
Martin Baker Ejection seats
Master Brake Systems
MRF Ltd
Rod Millen Special Vehicles
Sangshin Brace Co.
Schaeffler Group USA Inc.
Sisu Diesel Inc
Sundaram-Clayton Ltd
TRW
Tesla Motors
Visteon
W. Karmann GmbH
WABCO
Yamaco Enterprise
ZF Friedrichshafen AG



 

Continental Automotive Systems

Continental Automotive Systems are behind numerous innovations in driving safety, producing products for many global vehicle manufacturers. For the test and development of their ADAS products they needed a flexible system to help them quickly measure complex data with maximum accuracy.

Rob Cavanagh, Lead ADAS Engineer at Continental

"The VBOX ADAS system has proved very useful. We even use the system in client demos, which gives a great illustration of the accuracy of our systems against the VBOX benchmark... I especially like the system's ability to be installed into two vehicles, zero the distances out, and be up and testing in just 15 minutes."

 

Tyre Manufacturers

Tyre-ManufacturersSome of our tyre manufacturer customers:

Apollo Tyres Ltd
Bridgestone Germany
Bridgestone Italy
Bridgestone Japan
Bridgestone Firestone America
Bridgestone Italy
Bridgestone Belgium
Bridgestone Firestone do Brasil
Bridgestone Chile
Bridgestone Europe
Bridgestone Thailand
Bridgestone Polska
CEAT Tyres Limited
Competition Tyres Pte Ltd
Continental Tyres Germany
Continental Tyres USA
Cooper Tyres
Dunlop
Eurotire
Fuji Heavy Industries Ltd
Firestone
Gajah Tunggal Tbk
Giti Tire
Goodyear
Goodyear Brazil
Goodyear de Colombia
Goodyear Mexico
Goodyear Mireval
Goodyear de Chile
Goodyear Germany
Goodyear Luxemburg
Goodyear Belgium
Goodyear-Dunlop
Hankook Tyres Germany
Hankook Tyres Korea
Hankook Tyres USA
Hankook Tyres Japan
JK Tyre & Industries Ltd.
Kumho Tyres
Michelin Americanas
Michelin France
Michelin Australia
Michelin USA
Michelin Japan
Michelin China
Michelin Hungary
Michelin India
Michelin Netherlands
Michelin Sweden
Michelin Poland
Michelin Spain
Michelin South Africa
Michelin UK
Mitsubishi
MRF Ltd
Nexen Tire
Nokian Tyres
Pirelli
PT Gajah Tunggal Tbk
PT Sumitomo Rubber Industries
Vredestein Banden B.V.
Yokohama Tire
Yokohama Rubber
Yokohama Asia

 

Giti Tire

Giti, a global tyre manufacturer, operates from 7 strategically located manufacturing plants in China. Adopting a multi-brand strategy, Giti offers a complete range of quality tyres and exports to over 100 countries worldwide with North America and Europe as the key export markets.

Martin Gibson, Test Engineer, Giti Tire ETC

"At Giti we use VBOX equipment due to its ability to adapt to all of our test conditions and requirements. All equipment is very simple and quick to install, which along with the user friendly software allows for reduced set-up and post processing time. In addition to this the support staff have always been available to help us when needed."


Apollo Tyres, South Africa

Warran May

"We're very satisfied with the ease of use of VBOX. Overall it's a superb product and enables accurate and efficient testing."


Goodyear

Goodyear are one of our major customers. They now have over 25 VBOX units in use around the world in places such as Akron Ohio, Luxembourg, Nardo, Idiada, Sweden and Germany.

 

 

Vehicle Testing and Approval

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Some of our customers:

ADAC
Autoliv
Carr Engineering
Dekra Klettwitz
DTC Dynamic Test Centre (Switzerland)
Idiada (Spain)
LMT Land Mobility Technologies (South Africa)
Millbrook Proving Ground
Mira

Nevada Automotive Test Center
RDW Test Centre (Netherlands)
Test World (Finland)
Texas Test Fleet

Trianjin Motorcycle Inspection Center
TÜV SÜD
TÜV Nord
TÜV Rheinland
TÜV Saarland
VCA (Vehicle Certification Agency)



 

Autoliv

Automotive Safety giant Autoliv is using the RACELOGIC Vehicle Separation System with 100Hz RTK to conduct collision mitigation tests at their purpose built facility.

The test centre, based in Vårgårda, Sweden, includes a mock town with an intersection, a remote controlled balloon car, and pedestrian simulation.
http://www.autoliv.com


MIRA Proving Ground

MIRA (Motor Industry Research Association) are based in Warwickshire, UK, and are a leading independent provider of engineering development and research services to the worldwide automotive industry.

MIRA use a number of VBOX units to carry out brake testing on their own test track facility for many large automotive manufacturers. They have various types of dry and wet surfaces with varying levels of grip, and find that VBOX is the only technology which works consistently in all conditions.

Previously, MIRA had used fifth wheels, radar sensors, microwave sensors and optical sensors, but have now replaced all of these with VBOX systems.
http://www.mira.co.uk/


Test World

Test World run the largest cold winter test facility in Finland, and carry out thousands of tests each year for various manufacturers. Their expertise is in testing tyres and braking systems. Test World have three VBOX units which they use on a daily basis.

The nature of cold weather testing presents a number of unique problems. Optical and microwave sensors struggle to operate in such harsh conditions, and fifth wheels slide on the slippery surface.

GPS sensors are ideally suited for such testing, as the only external fitting required is the aerial which can be mounted on the roof. http://www.testworld.fi/

 

 

Motorsport

Motorsport

Some of our Motorsport customers:

Aston Martin Racing
Australian GT Series
Automotive Racing
Chip Ganassi Racing
Competition Systems
Demon Tweeks
Dempert Automotive Racing
DPR Motorsport
Ford Racing
Gabat-Tuning

Gambold Engineering
Ginetta
GM Racing
Highcroft Racing
Honda Racing
ISIS Motorsport
Jackson Dawson Motorsports
Jeremy McWilliams Superbike Academy
Joe Gibbs Racing

Katech
McLaren GT
Lexani Racing
NAF Ringerike
Nakamura Engineering
Nigel Greensall Motorsport
NOPI Drift Series

Palmersport
PDM Racing Automotive Ltd
Pratt & Miller
Race Middle East
Rocket Racing
Rice Racing
RSR Nürburg
Silverstone Racing Circuit
Stella Motorsport SRL
Target Chip Ganassi Racing
Tauber-Motorsport
Team Parker Racing
Track-Club UK
Westermann Motorsport
Windsor Price Racing



 

The Australian GT Series

Race series organisers around the world have increasingly been turning to 'black box' solutions to record video and data and support their own marshals, to understand exactly what's happening on the track during the race and avoid driver disputes.

After a number of incidents, the Australian GT Series wanted the best available system for their race monitoring, with a view to bringing down dispute costs, and also to offer wider possibilities for recording their races. The solution they chose was Video VBOX Pro.


DPR Motorsport

As a leading Caterham approved team, DPR Motorsport have set up their very own track side media centre to allow their drivers to benefit from data captured using Video VBOX.

David Rowe, DPR Team principal, said: "As a team historically we have always relied heavily on data acquisition. We have found using the Video VBOX system together with our trackside media centre has enabled us to improve our support package further. Providing fast and convenient access to all of the team data gives our drivers the ability to analyse and view that data away from the circuit and between race weekends which is key to improving performance."

 

 

Media

MediaSome of our media customers:

0-300 Magazine
American Media
Auto Bild
Autocar
Autodriver Magazine
Auto Motor Sport
Auto Express
Automobile
Autovisie
Bike Magazine
CAR
Car and Driver
Consumer Reports
Edisport Editoriale S.p.A
EVO Magazine
Fast Bikes
GTR Magazine
GT Magazine

ITV Pulling Power
Magazine Autoreview
Motor Magazine
Motorcycle News
Motor Trend Magazine
Mototech S.A
MPH Magazine
New Zealand Autocar
Option Magazine
Option Press
Overdrive
Performance Bikes
Popular Mechanics
Popular Science
Road & Track
Rock Media
TATA Infomedia Ltd
Tekniikan Maailma
TM Automotive
Tuulilasi magazine
Top Gear
Track Driver
Two Wheels Magazine
VI MENN Magazine
What Car
Yan Yont Publisher's Office Co.


 

Wilhelm Lutjeharms, Journalist at CAR

"Just want to say what a pleasure it is to deal with Racelogic's support department. In today's climate where customer service is utterly pathetic, well in South Africa anyway, it is always a pleasure to correspond with this department."


EVO Magazine on Video VBOX

"After testing the various devices on the market including other GPS systems, the VBOX was the most reliable and easy to use."


Autocar on VBOX II

"We need results fast and accurately, the VBOX provides us with both, and is a joy to use."


Car and Driver Magazine on VBOX systems

"I've used a variety of vehicle testing equipment and the VBOX systems are by far the most convenient of any system out there. They offer a high degree of accuracy in a package that's a fraction the size of anything else. Thanks to the ability of VBOX to run either stand-alone or with a PC, there isn't a vehicle or race car that it can't be tailored to. We've bought a number of different VBOX systems and are finding new uses for them nearly every week."


Top Gear

The venerable car entertainment show has used VBOX equipment many times since it started in its current format in 2002. Whenever the BBC needs to accurately measure speed, distance, acceleration, or time, they use a VBOX.

Memorable examples include:
  • Logging a car's speed to see if it can pass a speed enforcement camera so fast that its image cannot be captured (sadly no longer possible)
  • Recording every lap made during the 2007 Britcar 24hr endurance race at Silverstone, where the team powered their BMW with home-grown biofuel
  • Various drag races between high-performance cars
  • Comparative lap times at a number of race tracks throughout the globe
  • Displaying speed whilst driving a 'home-made' convertible around the high speed bowl at Millbrook Proving Ground
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Click here to see Performance Box in action.

Tekniikan Maailma

Performance Box was given the top 5 star rating in a product test carried out by respected Finnish technical automotive magazine Tekniikan Maailma in 2009. In a head-to-head test covering accuracy, ease of use, and reliability, Performance Box surpassed the other 7 products to receive 9.8 points out of a maximum 10.


Car and Driver

A four page feature in the November 2002 edition of the largest selling US car magazine, Car and Driver, goes into detail on how they test cars. Car and Driver have a strong reputation for balanced, highly scientific automotive testing in the US.

Car and Driver have used all types of testing equipment over the years, fifth wheels, optical sensors, and microwave sensors, and now they have taken the next logical step and invested in two VBOX II units using GPS and compact flash storage.

Car and Driver magazine spent just over a year carefully evaluating and fine tuning their procedures before purchasing these units. RACELOGIC in turn helped develop the software to suit their needs, drawing on their many years of testing experience.

This software is available for anybody purchasing a VBOX, and makes testing and evaluating new vehicles an efficient and pleasurable process.


Automotive testing technology international

Adam Gavine, editor of the respected 'Automotive Testing Technology International' magazine uses VBOX systems for many of the magazine's technical vehicle testing features. He recently used a Video VBOX Pro at Circuito Monteblanco in Spain for a feature in the magazine.

Adam said: "VBOX was installed in our test cars in seconds, and was so simple to use. It provided accurate data which was very useful to use in the article, and was also great for personal driver development."


AutoBild India

Our VBOX IISX Triple Antenna data logger was described as being the 'ace in the pack' for a vehicle handling test undertaken by AutoBild Magazine India in July 2009.

In what was probably the most objective and scientific handling test ever carried out by a magazine in India, drivers put 21 new cars through slalom, elk, skidpan, and circuit tests to decide which road cars handled and performed the best, with the Audi A4 3.2 Quattro finally beating the competition. Read the article here.

 

 

Marine and Transportation

Marine-and-TransportationSome of our marine and transportation customers are:

Austal
Atkins
Ministere des Travaux Publics
EST (Eisenbahn Systemtechnik)
Fairline Boats
Institute for Highway Engineering and Transport Pl
Interfleet Technology Ltd
Kongsberg
Mastercraft
National Road Network Authority
Nautica Comparato SRL
S2 Yachts Inc.

TEC Charleroi
Transportation Research Center USA
TRL Limited
VRTC/USDOT
Volvo Penta
Westinghouse Brakes
W S Atkins Rail


 

Austal

Australian ship builder Austal is the largest aluminium shipbuilder in the world. Austal used VBOX SL3-Marine to test a new breed of naval defence craft in the form of the Littoral Combat Ship 'Independence' in the Gulf of Mexico. The striking new trimaran was designed to operate in coastal areas and is geared to supporting mine detection / elimination, anti-submarine warfare, and anti-surface warfare.

http://www.austal.com/

Tobias Clarke from Austal shipbuilder on the VBOX SL3-Marine System

"With its easy installation, wireless real time monitoring, accuracy and portability, the VBOX SL3 is a great unit that offers a number of significant leading features and was very useful to us in the development of our latest Littoral Combat Ship 'Independence'."


Volvo Penta

Marine engine manufacturer Volvo Penta uses the VBOX SL3-marine system to obtain measurements on vessel handling characteristics to optimise their propeller and drive train setups.

Three ground plane antennas were attached to the roof of a boat to obtain simultaneous Pitch, Roll and Yaw data, which is transmitted via Bluetooth to a dashboard mounted Q1 display.

Volvo Penta were attracted to the VBOX SL3-Marine system for its flexibility and accuracy as a precise 3-axis measurement system that can be fitted and working in less than 5 minutes.

 

 

Mining

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Aerospace, Defence and Security

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Some of our defence and security customers are:

Agency for Defence Development
Aerospace Engineering Test Establishment (AETE)
Bundesamt für Wehrtechnik und Beschaffung (BWB)
BAE Systems
DAPA (Defence Acquisition Program Administration)
Department of National Defence
DSTL (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory)
General Dynamics Land Systems
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INTA Instituto Nacional De Tecnica Aero
MBDA (UK) Ltd.
MOWAG GmbH

QinetiQ
Raytheon Thales Australia
UK United Defence
United Defence
Vickers Defence
Windjet Speed Record Project
US Army
VRDE


 

QinetiQ

QinetiQ is a science and technology company formed from the major part of DERA, the British Government's elite defence research and development organisation.

QinetiQ use VBOX systems for performance testing of military vehicles, and find it especially useful in very rough terrain where microwave and optical speed sensors cannot operate.

http://www.qinetiq.com/

 

 

关于 VBOX

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2001 年,美国政府取消对 GPS 信号限制的第二年,Racelogic 推出了第一台 VelocityBox 数据记录仪,使之成为测量移动车辆速度及距离的一种可行方式。

此后,产品范围从带少许附件的数据记录仪增至成套数据采集设备,可满足几乎任何汽车检测的需要,同时适用于露天采矿、赛车运动、海洋动力和碰撞取证等领域。 VBOX 体积小巧,安装非常简易,几乎可用于任何车辆。

VBOX 数据记录仪采用高性能 GPS 接收器系列,能更加精准地测量速度、距离、加速度、制动距离、方向、偏离角、单圈时间、位置和转弯力等。 许多 ADAS(高级驾驶员辅助系统)应用程序都使用 VBOX 设备进行开发、测试和验证,例如自适应巡航控制、车道偏离警告、自动紧急刹车和中心线偏移。 世界各地主要的车辆和轮胎制造商都在使用 VBOX。

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