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Multifunctional measurement and diagnostic platform

PODBOX (Persistent Onboard Diagnostic Box) as a multifunctional platform offers custom measurement technology solutions for use in the vehicle or in laboratory and additionally for prototyping algorithms and functions.


  • PB In-Vehicle Test – automated in-vehicle testing

    PB in-vehicle test enables automated tests of any diagnostic / CAN data.

    Application capabilities:
    Automated tests for prototype vehicles; Easily configurable test cases and sequences in INI file; Test results available offline (in JSON log file)

    PB Tagging Tool – reliable realtime tagging

    As part of C.LYTIX, PB tagging tool enables the tagging of objects, environmental conditions as well as various events during test drives.

    Application capabilities:
    Speed and distance can be logged while tagging; tagging results saved in xml file; Tagging data are downloadable via web interface to a local user PC; Country, road type, day / night status and weather conditions can also be recorded; User comments can be added; Tagging can be paused and be resumed later; Logging of various events possible. It can send the tagging information to an ADTF server. 

    PB Report – Offline reporting for test drives

    Considering the data provided by the PB online tagging tool, the PB Report - a C.LYTIX application - automatically generates a test drive summary report which includes statistical information about distance and time driven under specific user-defined conditions, e.g. weather conditions, road type etc. The data is then exported as an Excel file.

  • PB Log - logging of bus / sensor data and video recording

    All data logs (CAN, video, GPS, online tagging, etc.) are stored and available for easy download.

    Application capabilities:
    GPS trace, CAN trace, CTT logs, Diagnostic results, Test results

    PB Smart Meas – visualization of Sensor Data

    PB Smart Meas enables live measurement and visualization of in-vehicle data.

    Application capabilities:
    CAN and GPS data as well as specific CAN signal values can be displayed simultaneously in one of the following views: Table view, Osci view, Bird Eye view, CAN trace and GPS trace

    PB In-Vehicle Diagnostics – automated in-vehicle diagnostics

    PB in-vehicle diagnostic report show vehicle ID, hardware number, list of Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC), hardware and software information.

    Application capabilities:

    ECU diagnostics (ODX description file); Generates configurable INI files; Diagnostic results available online (JSON file format)



  • Enables remote access to ECU diagnostics
    • Data logging
    • Automated tests and reports
    • Data analysis
    • System monitoring
    • Documentation of test drives
  • Integrates wireless LAN functionality
  • Displays real-time data in multiple views
  • Offers an easy system integration into other measurement systems
  • Adaptable and compact device
  • Cost-effective measurement and diagnostic solution

Benefits and technical details


  • Linux & Web server included
  • Intel Atom (4x1,91GHz)
  • 4GB RAM Memory
  • 16GB internal memory
  • internal micro SD card 
  • Voltage range 6V – 32V
  • Temperature range -40°C - +85°C
  • Dimensions: 150mm x 58mm x 99,5mm (W,H,D)
  • Weight: 950g


Available Interfaces:

  • 2 x CAN; 2 x Ethernet up to 1000 Mbps
  • 1 x RS232; 2 x USB 2.0; 1 x micro SD Card
  • 1 x HDMI


Additional external interfaces on demand

  • GPS
  • Wi-Fi
  • LTE Router

Benefits and technical details

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