ICs & Semiconductors

e-peas introduces MCU supporting low power demands of edge processing

Through its AEM family, e-peas has already established itself as a technology leader in the development of energy harvesting dedicated power management ICs. Now it is in the process of introducing a microcontroller unit (MCU) for inclusion in such systems. This will further strengthen the company’s portfolio of extremely low …

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Fuel battery tester and fuse tester custom designed by Intepro Systems

Intepro Systems offer a full set of test services for the battery and semiconductor industries including cell and battery testers up to 2MW and battery simulators for use in research and by OEMs in the electric vehicle, aerospace industry and others. As well as fuel cell and EV Drive test …

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NXP extends the S32G family of network processors to accelerate higher-performance software-defined vehicle applications

NXP Semiconductors has announced the extension of the S32G Vehicle Network Processors family with the introduction of the S32G3 Series with four initial devices. Software and pin-compatible with the popular S32G2 Series launched into full production in Q2 2021, these new devices offer up to 2.5x more applications processing performance, …

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Melexis simplifies automotive electrification with high-speed inductive resolver for e-motors

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has introduced its first open market inductive sensor IC. The MLX90510 offers impressive accuracy <+/-0.36° at up to 240,000 e-rpm. It is designed for demanding high speed sensing applications with high accuracy, EMC and safety requirements. It is intended for use in e-motor (e-axle), …

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Melexis development kit offers contactless current sensing evaluation

Melexis, a global microelectronics engineering company, has introduced two new development kits. They enable engineers to study the functional capabilities of Melexis current sensor ICs, thereby shortening customer development times and accelerating project completion. One DVK allows engineers to experiment with arrangements featuring IMC-Hall technology (with or without inclusion of …

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Lattice sensAI stack enables next generation Edge AI experiences

By Hussein Osman, Lattice Semiconductor The AI/ML revolution continues to gain traction across multiple applications, particularly Edge applications. Edge devices like security cameras, robots, industrial equipment, Client PCs, and even toys can now support AI/ML capabilities that provide users with new capabilities and experiences. According to industry analyst firm ABI Research, …

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Memory flexibility key to FPGA-based designs

By Bob O’Donnell (president and chief analyst of TECHnalysis Research, LLC) for Lattice Semiconductor While much of the tech world is typically focused on all the latest cutting-edge advancements, the truth is a huge portion of the devices powered by semiconductor technology often use components that can be several years …

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Pre-drivers MLX81340 and MLX81344 enable 500W LIN-based mechatronic module miniaturization

Melexis has revealed new LIN BLDC-motor pre-drivers that combine small size with high performance and power capability for automotive mechatronic applications. The MLX81340 (32KB Flash) and MLX81344 (64KB Flash) integrate three channels of high-side and low-side drivers. They control external NFETs with up to 60nC capacitance to handle applications up …

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TouchNetix gains automotive qualification for its aXiom family of touchscreen controller ICs

TouchNetix, a manufacturer of high-performance touchscreen controller ICs, has announced that its aXiom AX112 user interface chip has gained qualification to the Automotive Electronics Council’s AEC-Q100-6 standard, validating the device’s use in applications such as the central information display in passenger cars and other types of vehicles. The aXiom AX112, …

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CoreAVI announces functionally safe graphics and compute support for NXP’s i.MX 8 applications processor family

CoreAVI is to provide graphics and compute driver support for NXP Semiconductors’ Arm Cortex-A53-based i.MX 8 applications processors with dual GPUs to enable next generation low powered, scalable performance capabilities for functionally safe automotive platforms. CoreAVI’s Vulkan SC-based graphics and compute driver VkCore SC, as well as its OpenGL SC …

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