Audi MIB-2 Platform Features NVIDIA Tegra 3 SoC
At the 2014 Connected Car Expo (CCE) in Los Angeles, Audi detailed key aspects of the advances in the electronics technology appearing in two of its newest models for 2015.
Audi explained how its MIB-2 (Modular Infotainment Platform) electronics architecture has dramatically shortened the timeline to introduce newer and more powerful processors used... [Read more of this review]
Delphi and Ottomatika Partner for Automated Driving
Delphi Automotive PLC (NYSE: DLPH) will partner with Ottomatika, Inc., a company started by Carnegie Mellon University, which provides advanced automated driving software, to jointly develop technology that will help accelerate automated driving.
Delphi, the company that first introduced automotive radar systems, will integrate its active safety... [Read more of this review]
Vector CANape 13.0 Measures and Calibrates ECU Parameters
Vector is introducing the new Version 13.0 of its CANape measurement and calibration tool. The development software for ECU calibration now supports users with such new features as extensive printing and reporting functions as well as statistical evaluations of measurement... [Read more of this review]
Toshiba Launches New Series of Image Recognition Processors for Automotive Applications
TMPV760 series enables night-time pedestrian detection and 3D reconstruction
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) will expand its line-up of image recognition processors for automotive applications with the launch of the TMPV760 series. Sample shipments of the first device, TMPV7608XBG will start in January 2015, with mass production scheduled... [Read more of this review]
AVX Releases New SMPS Capacitor Simulation Software
Featuring new products, enhanced parts selection & graphing tools, & broader compatibility, SpiCalci 9.0 calculates performance characteristics & parameters for AVX’s advanced multilayer ceramic SMPS capacitors
AVX Corporation has released a new version of its SpiCalci simulation software, an engineering tool that calculates performance... [Read more of this review]
Microchip USB2.0 4-Port Controller Hub Connects Smartphones to Infotainment Systems
Upstream Port Selectable Between USB2.0 and HSIC
I/O Bridging to Multiple Serial Protocols and Advanced Battery Charging Address Developers’ Needs for Lower Power and Flexibility
Microchip Technology Inc., announced the extension of its USB2 Controller Hub (UCH2) portfolio with the new automotive-grade, 4-port USB84604 IC.
Featuring FlexConnect technology... [Read more of this review]
Melexis Unveils a Software-Defined Sensor
Ultra flexible, magnetic sensing solution gives engineers carte blanche in HMI implementation through breadth of programmable parameters
Melexis introduced a fully programmable, extremely compact sensor IC capable of accurately measuring changes in magnetic flux density along its X, Y and Z axes.
Based on the company’s proprietary Triaxis® technology,... [Read more of this review]
Bosch MRR Rear Radar Sensor Enters Series Production
Sensors monitor all traffic in the area behind the vehicle: Bosch’s mid-range radar sensor system for rear-end applications (MRR rear) means drivers are effectively looking over their shoulders all the time. It reliably and accurately recognizes other road users in their vehicle’s blind spot and helps drivers to change lanes safely.
Drivers are... [Read more of this review]
Infineon Introduces Dual-Sensor Package Devices for Safety Critical Automotive Applications
Redundant Sensor Architecture Supports ASIL D Systems and Helps Shrink System Footprint and Reduce Cost
Typically, two sensor chips are needed today for reliable and precise sensing of the steering torque in an electric power steering system. Thanks to a dual-sensor package innovation of Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY), it will be... [Read more of this review]
NI and Alliance Partners Offer Scalable Automotive Functional Test Systems Optimized for Test Throughput
With the growth in electronics in modern-day vehicles continuing to rise and cars becoming increasingly more intelligent, automotive OEMs and suppliers are faced with the challenge of having to innovate quickly and meet short time-to-market demands.
These challenges are made evident on the manufacturing line of the electronic control units (ECUs) when... [Read more of this review]
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