Automotive

Nexperia’s new bipolar junction transistors in DPAK-package deliver high reliability performance for automotive and industrial applications

Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, announced nine new power bipolar transistors, extending its portfolio of products in the thermally and electrically advantageous DPAK package to cover applications from 2 A to 8 A and from 45 V up to 100 V. The new MJD series parts are pin-to-pin compatible …

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Rohde & Schwarz and Quectel cooperate on Cellular-V2X test case to accelerate 3GPP validation in the automotive industry

Cellular-V2X (C-V2X) is a key technology which will improve road safety and accelerate autonomous driving in the coming years. Specifically, the C-V2X PC5 interface, operating in the 5.9 GHz frequency enables direct, reliable, low latency communication between vehicles (V2V), vehicles and infrastructure (V2I) and vehicles and pedestrians (V2P). In order for …

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New Rohde & Schwarz test system for automotive radar sensors

Radar sensors are key components in autonomous driving. The number of radar sensors in vehicles is growing since, in addition to long-range radars required by NCAP (New Car Assessment Program), an increasing number of corner radars are installed that can also monitor objects moving laterally. The latest generation of radar …

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Melexis Reinvents Triaxis Position Sensors for its mainstream automotive applications

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has expanded its portfolio of non-contact position sensors, with the addition of two new devices which complement the existing MLX90364/5/6/7 products. The MLX90421 and MLX90422 are based on the company’s proprietary Triaxis® high-accuracy magnetic sensing technology. They have the same key features as the …

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RTI Joins the Teleoperation Consortium to Collaboratively Advance Autonomous Vehicle Adoption

Real-Time Innovations (RTI), the largest software framework company for autonomous systems, today announced it has joined the Teleoperation Consortium (TC), and CEO Stan Schneider has joined its Board of Directors. RTI joins leading technology companies, automotive manufacturers, universities, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in a collaborative …

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EVK9351AUT Accelerates Project Launch for Optical Gigabit Connectivity

KDPOF – leading supplier for gigabit connectivity over fiber optics – presents the new extensive evaluation kit EVK9351AUT for a quick and easy project launch of optical gigabit connectivity in vehicles. “Our new EVK9351AUT equips carmakers, suppliers, and test houses to fully evaluate the KDPOF automotive transceivers KD9351 and KD1053 …

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HORIBA Drives Change To Mobility With Electrification Offering

HORIBA Automotive announced today its electrification offering to the industry which includes solutions for the different stages of vehicle development and evaluation, including material characterisation, component, system and full vehicle testing. Solutions are available for the full range of vehicle types, from light- to heavy-duty vehicles and off-highway equipment. With …

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Networked production in the smart factory

The transition to new drive types and changing consumer behaviour in the automotive industry are increasingly reflected in the production systems of automotive manufacturers. The zenon software platform from automation software supplier COPA-DATA helps companies to implement industrial IoT and digitalisation in the automotive industry. Today, the company publishes its …

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EnSilica completes PPAP on safety-critical automotive ASIC design entering high-volume production for luxury car maker

Ensilica, a leading provider of custom ASIC design and supply services, has announced a custom safety-critical ASIC has completed the stringent automotive production part approval process (PPAP) and is ready to enter into mass production with a tier-1 automotive supplier. The ASIC’s novel functionality was developed in close collaboration with …

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Nexperia announces new ESD protection devices for high-speed interfaces in automotive applications

Nexperia, the expert in essential semiconductors, has announced a new range of ESD protection devices aimed specifically at protecting the ever-increasing number of high-speed interfaces found in automotive applications, especially the in-vehicle networks (IVN) associated with infotainment and vehicle communications. As data rates increase and vehicles feature more electric content, the …

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