Renesas 40nm RH850/P1x 32-bit MCUs for Automotive Chassis Systems Meet ASIL D Standards
Renesas has introduced a new series of microcontrollers (MCUs) certified to ASIL D standards.
The RH850/P1x Series of 32-bit MCUs features that Renesas describes as the world’s first automotive chassis MCUs that utilize a 40nm process.
Combining the 40nm process with Renesas’ MONOS flash memory structure, Renesas offers an innovative solution for... [Read more of this review]
Synopsys DesignWare ARC HS38 Processor Doubles Performance for Embedded Linux Applications
Synopsys announced the DesignWare® ARC® HS38 processor, the latest addition to its ARC HS Family of high-speed processor IP cores.
Like the previously-released HS34 and HS36 processors, the 32-bit ARC HS38 is optimized for power efficiency (DMIPS/mW) and area efficiency (DMIPS/mm2) with additional features to support embedded Linux and other high-end... [Read more of this review]
Melexis Fixed Point Magnetic Linear Hall Effect Sensor Guarantees Performance Specifications
Melexis’ MLX90290 is a monolithically integrated magnetic sensor IC, with amplifier, analog output and internal compensation circuits all incorporated.
It converts magnetic flux into an analog output and guarantees the critical functional parameters (such as sensitivity, offset and their respective thermal drift characteristics) to absolute levels,... [Read more of this review]
Kiekert Develops LED Latch for Visible Safety
Automotive locking systems developer Kiekert AG introduced a LED latch that integrates the door warning lamp directly into the latch versus placing the lamp in the side door paneling.
Compared with conventional solutions, the warning light built into the door latch is visible to road users through the entire opening radius.
The LED latch’s intelligent... [Read more of this review]
Dassault Systèmes 3DEXPERIENCE Platform Used on AKKA Link&Go Autonomous Connected Vehicle
AKKA Technologies and Dassault Systèmes have partnered to promote innovation in the self-driving connected vehicle market.
AKKA’s engineers will draw upon the 3DEXPERIENCE platform to develop the next generation of its autonomous Link&Go concept car, using Dassault Systèmes applications to ideate, design, simulate and validate on a single collaborative... [Read more of this review]
Microchip Partners with LDRA for Functional Safety
LDRA is partnering with Microchip Technology Inc., enabling customers to meet functional-safety requirements.
Microchip, a leading provider of microcontroller, mixed-signal, analog, and Flash-IP solutions, recommends LDRA tools for applications that must comply with functional-safety standards, including ISO 26262 for road vehicles, IEC 61508 for industrial... [Read more of this review]
Spansion Expands Traveo™ Family for Automotive with HMI Technologies and Embedded 3D Graphics
Spansion Inc. introduced the latest member of its Spansion® Traveo™ microcontroller family aimed at rich human machine interfaces (HMI) in automotive dashboards.
For the first time, Spansion is integrating its HyperBus™ interface with its ARM® Cortex®-R5-based embedded Traveo MCU, enabling seamless connections with HyperBus memories, including... [Read more of this review]
Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance in Audi TT Virtual Cockpit
Virtual Cockpit enables intuitive user interactions with intelligent voice and natural language understanding technologies
Elektrobit (EB) and Nuance unveiled at the Paris Motor Show the integration of voice and natural language understanding (NLU) technology as part of the Virtual Cockpit in the new Audi TT Roadster. As a result, drivers are able... [Read more of this review]
Allegro Announces a Low-Noise, High-Precision, Factory-Programmable Linear Hall-Effect Sensor IC
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC announced a factory-programmable linear Hall-effect current sensor IC, A1366, designed to achieve high accuracy and resolution.
Those goals are achieved through new proprietary linearly interpolated temperature compensation technology that is programmed at the Allegro factory, which provides sensitivity and offset that are... [Read more of this review]
Parrot Introduces an Automotive Media Center
Modern Media & TV Sharing for in-Car Entertainment
Parrot unveiled an automotive Media Center resulting from substantial investment and development around digital TV, Ethernet AVB and Android.
The new platform is being adapted to fit into the vehicles of major manufacturers. Mass production will begin in the first half of 2015.
Full HD (1080p)... [Read more of this review]
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