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Deterministic Ethernet Switch Enables Application Development and Evaluation of AVB and TSN Deterministic Ethernet Switch Enables Application Development and Evaluation of AVB and TSN

TTTech announces the launch of its Deterministic Ethernet switch, named Hermes, for... 


42V Quad Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers  93% Efficiency & Operates from 3V to 42V Inputs 42V Quad Synchronous Step-Down DC/DC Converter Delivers 93% Efficiency & Operates from 3V to 42V Inputs

Linear Technology Corporation announces the LT8602, a 42V input capable, high efficiency... 


AutomationDesk 5.0 – Automated, Intuitive ECU Testing AutomationDesk 5.0 – Automated, Intuitive ECU Testing

Certified test automation software introduces innovative features Innovative signal-based... 


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Industry News

dSPACE Technology Conference – Innovating Tomorrow’s Mobility Two-day Technical Conference for the Embedded Software Community dSPACE Technology Conference – Innovating Tomorrow’s Mobility Two-day Technical Conference for the Embedded Software Community

Featuring keynote presentations from General Motors, the Mobility Transformation... 


Mopar Offers Mopar® Connect Powered by Autonet Mobile Mopar Offers Mopar® Connect Powered by Autonet Mobile

Mopar has launched Mopar® Connect, powered by Autonet Mobile. Mopar Connect is... 


MagnaChip to Develop 0.18 micron Automotive Process Technology with ABOV, UNIST and SNU MagnaChip to Develop 0.18 micron Automotive Process Technology with ABOV, UNIST and SNU

MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation (“MagnaChip”) (NYSE: MX), a Korea-based... 


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Features

Hydrogen-Based Leak Detectors Reduce Testing Time and Cost Hydrogen-Based Leak Detectors Reduce Testing Time and Cost

INFICON Sentrac Probe More than 1,000 leak tests are performed on the average car and its components before a vehicle rolls off a final assembly line and into a new-car showroom. Fuel, brake and other critical safety systems are tested multiple times for leaks, as well as driveline components, fluid containers and wheels. An increasing number of leak... [Read more of this review]


What’s New and What’s Next for the “Connected Car” What’s New and What’s Next for the “Connected Car”

We were curious about the current state of connected car technology, and so we posed questions to Scott Frank, VP of marketing at Airbiquity, a major supplier of connected vehicle services. Airbiquity’s cloud-based Choreo connected car service delivery platform serves customers in over 50 countries and 30 languages. Scott Frank   Q: Do automakers... [Read more of this review]


Diodes Incorporated New Hall Effect Latch Features Wide Range of Sensitivity Options for Automotive Applications Diodes Incorporated New Hall Effect Latch Features Wide Range of Sensitivity Options for Automotive Applications

The AH376xQ family of AECQ100-qualified Hall effect latches introduced by Diodes Incorporated offers eight magnetic sensitivity options to cover the requirements of numerous automotive applications. Such uses include commutation, encoding and position control of the various motors, pumps, fans and valves found in vehicle cabins for operating windows,... [Read more of this review]


Teledyne LeCroy Adds 2kV and 8kV Safety-Rated High Voltage Differential Probes Teledyne LeCroy Adds 2kV and 8kV Safety-Rated High Voltage Differential Probes

Teledyne LeCroy introduced two new additions to the HVD3000 series of high voltage differential probes — the 2 kV safety-rated HVD3206 and the 8.4 kV safety-rated HVD3605. The firm said the probes provide superior performance and meet specific industry test needs per the latest industry standards. Like the existing 1 kV safety-rated HVD310x probes,... [Read more of this review]


TI Half-Bridge Gate Driver Improves Power System Performance in Hybrid Behicles TI Half-Bridge Gate Driver Improves Power System Performance in Hybrid Behicles

120-V High-Side/Low-Side Gate Driver Reduces Switching Loss; Minimizes Noise for Greater Efficiency and Longer Mileage Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) introduced what it said is the industry’s fastest 120-V automotive grade half-bridge gate driver with robust handling features. The driver, UCC27201A-Q1, provides a propagation delay at 15ns... [Read more of this review]


Allegro MicroSystems Announces Next-Generation Latch Using Vertical Hall Technology Allegro MicroSystems Announces Next-Generation Latch Using Vertical Hall Technology

Increased User Design Flexibility with Highly Sensitive Switch Thresholds Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announced a new Vertical Hall-effect Sensor IC that the company said is an extremely temperature-stable and stress-resistant magnetic sensing device ideal for harsh operating environments. Allegro’s A1260 is actuated by alternating north and south polarity... [Read more of this review]


HELLA Introduces a New Generation 24GHz Radar-Based Driver Assistance System HELLA Introduces a New Generation 24GHz Radar-Based Driver Assistance System

          HELLA is introducing a new generation of its 24GHz radar-based driver-assistance technology. With production starting in June 2015 at HELLA’s U.S. manufacturing plant in Flora, Ill., HELLA is launching their new generation 3.5 radar sensor system as a complement to its generation 3.0 system, which has been in... [Read more of this review]


Toshiba Adds Motor Driver IC For DC Brushed Motors In Vehicle Engine Applications Toshiba Adds Motor Driver IC For DC Brushed Motors In Vehicle Engine Applications

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) announced a small-sized motor driver IC for DC brushed motors used in vehicle engine applications such as electronic throttles and valve controls. The new TB9051FTG, housed in a small, flat 6mm x 6mm P-QFN28 package, employs double-diffused MOSFET (DMOS FET) transistors as driver circuits. As with its... [Read more of this review]


Vishay SMD Flat Chip Temperature Sensors Offer Enhanced Thermal Cycling for Temperatures to +175 °C Vishay SMD Flat Chip Temperature Sensors Offer Enhanced Thermal Cycling for Temperatures to +175 °C

Devices Offer Stability of Temperature Characteristic of ≤ 0.1 % for Automotive Electronics Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) announced a new AEC-Q200-qualified version of its PTS series platinum SMD flat chip temperature sensors. Designed to provide accurate and stable temperature sensing for automotive, space, and industrial electronics,... [Read more of this review]


AVX Adds Tantalum SMD Capacitors AVX Adds Tantalum SMD Capacitors

AVX Corporation has added more than a dozen new high-reliability SMD tantalum capacitors to its TMJ S1gma™ Series, which the company said exhibits the lowest DC leakage current (DCL) and twice the reliability of other commercial grade tantalum capacitors currently on the market (0.005CV standard and 0.001CV on selected codes). AVX said the capacitors... [Read more of this review]


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