Symphony Teleca and Delphi Pair Up for HMI and IVI

April 22, 2014  by  

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Symphony Teleca Corporation (STC) and Delphi worked together to develop and demonstrate an HTML5-based human-machine interface (HMI) and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system for the Fiat 500 using the center touch screen console and a digital instrument cluster. Intel was also involved in the development effort.

Texas Instruments Wireless MCU Simplifies Automotive Connectivity

April 22, 2014  by  

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SimpleLink™ CC2541-Q1 wireless microcontroller enables new automotive use cases through low power, reduced cost and simplified design

Texas Instruments (TI) announced the SimpleLink™ Bluetooth low energy CC2541-Q1, a highly-integrated wireless microcontroller (MCU) that delivers low power, low cost, and simplified automotive connectivity to emerging smartphone-controlled and wire-replacement applications.

The CC2541-Q1 leverages TI’s Bluetooth Smart solution (SimpleLink CC2541) and automotive connectivity offerings for combo Wi-Fi®, Bluetooth and GNSS (WiLink™ 8Q) and dual-mode Bluetooth (BL6450Q).

Sensor Platforms and ARM Offer Open Source Software for Sensor Hub Implementations

April 21, 2014  by  

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Sensor Platforms, which provides algorithmic sensor software for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices, and ARM, jointly announced what they said is the world’s first open source software for sensor hub applications.

The software, Open Sensor Platform (OSP), is intended to simplify the integration of sensors across multiple applications and provide a flexible framework for more sophisticated interpretation and analysis of sensor data.

HELLA Develops Matrix LED Headlamp System With Audi

April 15, 2014  by  

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HELLA has developed what it said is an industry-first headlamp system that automatically adjusts high-beam light patterns for other traffic and pedestrians.

Recently introduced on the Audi A8 in Europe, HELLA’s Matrix LED headlamp system uses camera-based technology to create glare-fee “tunnels” in front of a vehicle. The system allows car owners to continually use their high beams without fear of blinding other drivers.