SAE Collegiate Design Series

Equipment Suppliers

Companies may become involved in Collegiate Competition Events at the competitor's level by registering as an Equipment Supplier. The following companies are supplying parts to competing teams for free, at cost or discounted from retail.

Please email mtress@sae.org for details and pricing of becoming an Equipment Supplier.

Altair Engineering
MathWorks Inc
Velodyne LiDAR

Altair Engineering
Items Available: HyperWorks 2017 Full Commercial version
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Altair® HyperWorks® is the most comprehensive, open architecture CAE simulation platform in the industry, offering the best technologies to design and optimize high performance, weight efficient and innovative products. HyperWorks includes best-in-class modeling, linear and nonlinear analyses, structural and system-level optimization, fluid and multi-body dynamics simulation, electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and antenna placement, multiphysics analysis, model-based development, and data management solutions. The free HyperWorks 14.0 Student Edition brings all these features directly to students around the world and can be easily installed on any PC or laptop. The Student Edition is based on HyperWorks Desktop, an integrated user environment for modeling and visualization. It can be used to pre-and post-process finite element and multi-body dynamics simulations as well as to manage and visualize simulation results and test data. Program: http://www.altairuniversity.com/sponsorshipapp/ Don’t forget to “Like” our Altair University page to keep in touch get be the first to know about updates and events. https://www.facebook.com/AltairUniversity

MathWorks Inc
Items Available: MATLAB and Simulink Software, Physical Modeling Training, Computer Vision Training, and MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge
Discount Offer: Free
Discount Amount: 100 %
Additional Information: Complimentary MATLAB and Simulink software - get access to a full suite of products for automotive design and computer vision. Physical Modeling Training - These training materials will help your team get started with modeling, simulating, and analyzing automotive parts. Computer Vision Training - These training materials will help your team get started with designing and deploying computer vision algorithms using MATLAB and Simulink. MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge - Video series and blog covering topics relevant to automotive student teams. Everything from the basics of MATLAB and Simulink to getting more in depth on how to improve your car's development is covered. Automotive student teams also share their keys to success with examples. All resources can be accessed through this page: https://www.mathworks.com/academia/student-competitions/sae-autodrive.html/ Join the MATLAB and Simulink Racing Lounge Facebook Group to stay informed and ask questions: https:www.facebook.com/groups/racinglounge/

Velodyne LiDAR
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Additional Information: Velodyne LiDAR is a technology company known for its invention of the world’s first 3D real-time LiDAR sensors in 2005, creating both the core foundational sensor technology enabling the autonomous market, as well as achieving the market share leadership position in truly autonomous vehicle programs. We deliver the most advanced, reliable sensors to give OEM and MaaS partners a significant competitive edge, while offering consumers the peace of mind that tomorrow’s autonomous transportation will offer more safety, convenience, and efficiency than ever before. Velodyne is backed by several notable investors and partners, including the Ford Motor Company and Baidu. Our compact, lightweight HDL-32E sensor is available for many applications, while the VLP-16 LiDAR Puck is a 16-channel real-time LiDAR sensor that is both substantially smaller and dramatically less expensive than previous generations sensors. Finally, the VLP-32C Ultra Puck™ offers the long-range, high resolution, and surround view required for the world’s most advanced autonomous vehicles. For more information, visit http://www.velodynelidar.com. Follow us on Twitter to keep up with the latest in Velodyne LiDAR news: https://twitter.com/VelodyneLidar.