Continental Supports “Toyota Safety Sense” With Multi-Function Camera and Lidar
Toyota vehicle under automatic emergency braking demonstration, using Continental-developed Multi-Function Camera and Lidar.
Continental has developed a new integrated sensor module, Multi Function Camera with Lidar (MFL), by integrating a camera and an infrared Lidar (Light Detection and Ranging Sensor) into a single compact unit.
The module is now... [Read more of this review]
University of Iowa Study Reveals Consumers Do Not Understand Vehicle Safety Features
Drivers Report Unexpected Vehicle Behaviors in Research by the University of Iowa
A new study from the University of Iowa found that a majority of drivers expressed uncertainty about how many potentially life-saving vehicle safety technologies work.
The survey also showed that 40 percent of drivers report that their vehicles have acted or behaved in... [Read more of this review]
LDRA Tool Suite 9.5 Provides More Visibility Into Software Life Cycle
Test cases can be individually executed, regressed as part of a test suite, or associated with requirements at various scopes.
Speeds Analysis Across Larger Teams and More Complex Systems
LDRA announced version 9.5 of its LDRA tool suite. The updates automate manual processes and provide simple, easy-to-use visibility into the relationships between... [Read more of this review]
STMicroelectronics Introduces Automotive-Qualified 2Mbit EEPROM for Parameter Storage & Management
STMicroelectronics has introduced what it said is the industry’s first AEC-Q100-qualified 2Mbit EEPROM device, extending the possibilities for parameter storage and management in complex automotive modules.
New advanced applications such as hybrid, electric, or high-power truck engines require extensive use of various parameters, including the information... [Read more of this review]
HELLA helps Renault Design Complex Rear Tail Lamp
LED Rear Tail Lamp (PRNewsFoto/HELLA KGaA Hueck & Co.)
The new Renault Espace recently introduced in Europe has distinctive LED tail lamps with a two-part design developed by HELLA.
The fifth generation French crossover was first shown as Renault’s “Initiale Paris” concept car at the 2013 Frankfurt Auto Show. The new model features... [Read more of this review]
Maxim Collaborates with NVIDIA® on DRIVE™ CX and PX Platforms for Infotainment and Piloted Driving Solutions
Maxim Integrated collaborates with NVIDIA on infotainment and piloted driving solutions. (PRNewsFoto/Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.)
Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. collaborated with NVIDIA to enable the analog blocks on automotive infotainment and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) for NVIDIA’s DRIVE CX (cockpit) and PX (piloted driving)... [Read more of this review]
Audi Selects Microchip’s MOST150 Technology for Q7 SUV’s Virtual Cockpit Infotainment System
Microchip Technology Inc. announced that AUDI AG is networking the Audi virtual cockpit system in its new high-class Q7 SUV Models using MOST(®) technology, following a similar deployment in its TT Coupe Models.
Specifically, Audi is utilizing Microchip’s OS81110... [Read more of this review]
NXP Announces Transceivers and Switches in Automotive Ethernet Portfolio
High-Bandwidth Technology Needed to Accelerate Development of Autonomous Driving and Secure Connected Vehicles
Network Backbone for Autonomous and Connected Vehicles
NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ:NXPI) announced its new product portfolio for automotive Ethernet. The portfolio builds on BroadR-Reach™, an automotive standard defined by the OPEN... [Read more of this review]
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC Introduces New Wide Input Voltage 3 A Synchronous Buck Regulator IC
High Output Current with Superior Loop Stability and Desirable Transient Response
Allegro MicroSystems, LLC introduces a new high output current synchronous buck regulator IC that integrates low RDSon high-side and low-side N-channel MOSFETs. Allegro’s A8654 incorporates PWM current mode control to provide simple compensation, excellent loop stability... [Read more of this review]
Condensation Modeling in LED Headlight Development
Condensation in automotive head lights can be detrimental to consumer acceptance of a product and in certain instances lead to recalls and warranty issues. This presentation describes a numerical method for transient simulation of liquid film formation process on the surface of an element in a head light as part of a CFD thermal analysis.
Automotive... [Read more of this review]
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