Molex headers combine USCAR-30 interface with Stac64 connector system

June 4, 2013 by  
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Molex Incorporated introduces modular, stackable HS Stac™ headers that combine the high-speed USCAR-30 HSAutolink™ interface with the modular, stackable configuration of the Stac64™ connector system. 

Mentor Graphics Capital Harness TVM Speeds accurate wire harness quotes

May 9, 2013 by  
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New software automatically generates detailed harness manufacturing process and cost data  specific to each harness design, each factory, and each company’s cost models

Keeps wire harness manufacturers competitive

Mentor Graphics Corp. announced availability of Capital Harness™ TVM, the newest tool in Mentor Graphics’ Capital® software suite.

Infineon Hall sensors offer high precision in small space

May 3, 2013 by  
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TLE496x series in world’s smallest package (SOT23) for Hall Sensors

Infineon Technologies AG has launched Hall sensors aimed at automotive and industrial applications demanding the highest precision, the lowest energy consumption and the smallest space requirements.

Microchip expands LIN portfolio

April 30, 2013 by  
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Adds transceiver, System Basis Chip and System-in-Package devices

Microchip Technology Inc. has expanded its LIN portfolio with the LIN 2.1 and SAE J2602-2 compliant and low-power MCP2003A transceiver; MCP2021A, MCP2022A, MCP2025 and MCP2050 LIN System Basis Chips (SBCs), and PIC16F1829LIN System in Package (SiP). 

EM Microelectronic integrated temperature sensor

April 30, 2013 by  
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Suited for automatic vehicle identification

EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group, announced the EM4325V11, a battery-assisted passive (BAP) RFID chip with a calibrated temperature sensor.

TRW launches integrated RKE and TPMS

April 11, 2013 by  
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Less space, weight and wiring complexity; lower cost

TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. has launched its first integrated Remote Keyless Entry (RKE) and Direct Tire Pressure Monitoring system (TPMS) with a major Japanese vehicle manufacturer. The system delivers RKE and TPM functions with fewer parts. 

Freescale MCUs help streamline body electronics networks; reduce vehicle weight and board sizes

March 18, 2013 by  
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Qorivva and S12 MagniV devices integrate connectivity, functional safety, security and network management capability, trimming number of required ECUs and associated copper wiring

Delphi introduces plug-and-play connectivity service

January 7, 2013 by  
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At the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Delphi announced Vehicle Diagnostics, a cloud-based connectivity service that lets consumers mimic their key fob functions to track, locate, access, secure and monitor their vehicles with a smartphone or browser. The device works in most vehicles sold in the U.S. from 1996 onward. It will be available online and in Verizon Wireless stores. For more, visit connectedcar.delphi.com.

Atmel miniature LIN family has low power consumption

November 15, 2012 by  
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Atmel® announced a new LIN family for automotive switch scan applications and in-vehicle ambient lighting control. The firm said its ATA664151 and ATA664251 include a range of on-chip functions that would otherwise require combining multiple devices.

TI LED driver offers frequency synchronization, PWM dimming, thermal foldback

November 1, 2012 by  
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Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) introduced a 1.5-A constant current DC/DC buck converter that combines frequency synchronization, pulse-width modulation (PWM) dimming and thermal foldback.

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