Automotive

Ultrafast rectifiers increase power density, performance efficiency and device reliability

The new Vishay FRED Pt rectifiers, now available from Rutronik UK, significantly increase power density, performance efficiency and device reliability. The rectifiers come in a thermally efficient FlatPAK 5×6 package with low profile of < 1 mm and are available in commercial/industrial and automotive grade versions with either 2x3A or …

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Protect In-vehicle Networks from hackers with the industry’s first automotive security development kit

Microchip Technology Inc. announces the new CryptoAutomotive In-Vehicle Network (IVN) TrustAnchor/Border Security Device (TA/BSD) development kit. This tool enables OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to introduce security to networked vehicle systems, starting in areas of priority, with the highest level of protection and without disruption elsewhere. The only security-specific automotive …

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R&S AREG100A automotive radar echo generator – the reliable and future-proof production tester for automotive radar sensors

As essential components for autonomous driving, radar sensors help keep road users safe. With each stage on the way to fully autonomous driving, the number of radar sensors per vehicle rises significantly. Both OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers need reliable test solutions, suitable for mass production, for the large number …

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Mobility as a service – the end of car ownership?

New mobility solutions like car sharing are becoming more and more popular. Does this mean the end of car ownership? On November 28-29, 2018, this question and other disruptive mobility trends will be discussed at the 2nd international VDI Conference “Smart Cars & Urban Mobility” in Amsterdam. You would be …

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Automotive LED drivers simplify the driving of low-power lighting

Diodes Incorporated, a leading global manufacturer and supplier of high-quality application-specific standard products within the broad discrete, logic, analog and mixed-signal semiconductor markets,extends its family of automotive LED drivers with the BCR4xxUQ series that simplifies the driving of low-power lighting. LED technology is displacing conventional bulbs throughout the car: from …

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Marvell Automotive Gigabit Ethernet technology receives compliance approval from premier Japanese automotive industry body

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. confirmed that its 88Q2112 solution, the first IEEE 802.3bp 1000BASE-T1 compliant automotive PHY to deliver 1 Gigabit/s data rates, has completed the conformance tests outlined by Japan Automotive Software Platform and Architecture (JASPAR) and passed 100 per cent. JASPAR was established in 2004 to facilitate the …

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Marvell launches CISPR 25 qualified automotive EMC lab

Marvell Technology Group Ltd. announced the grand opening of its automotive electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) lab. The state-of-the-art EMC testing facility is CISPR 25 qualified and provides Marvell with an in-house capability to perform a wide range of emission, immunity and ESD testing. With this new facility, Marvell’s automotive Ethernet products …

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Nearly a half of Brits believe Dashcams make other drivers more careful on the road

Today, reichelt elektronik, one of Europe’s largest online electrical retailers, reveals that 34 per cent of UK drivers say using Dashcams makes road traffic safer. 42 per cent of Dashcam users believe other drivers take more care on the road as a result too, according to the research conducted by …

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Do buttons become extinct in the car?

Performance and design are no longer the only decisive criteria for purchasing a car. Customers are increasingly demanding ever more powerful infotainment and operating systems, with access to a wide spectrum of digital information. The user-friendliness is a central criterion for the development of new features. This presents a great …

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Cadence Automotive Solution for safety verification used by ROHM to achieve ISO 26262 ASIL D certification

Cadence Design Systems, Inc. today announced that its Cadence Automotive Solution has been used by ROHM CO., Ltd. for safety verification, a critical component of its ISO 26262-compliant tool chain for automotive LSIs. The ROHM flow, which has achieved ASIL D certification from TÜV Rheinland, a global leader in independent …

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