Vehicle-to-Grid Intelligent Control (VIGIL) Project

Electronics design consultancy ByteSnap and a consortium of partners have rolled out a two-year collaborative project, VIGIL (Vehicle-to-Grid Intelligent Control), under a Vehicle-to-Grid competition,...

Schematic Visualization Tool Speeds Vehicle Repair

Promising to accelerate the vehicle repair operation dramatically, Concept Engineering recently launched the E-engineTM, an online, reactive schematic visualization solution for use in automotive...

Smart Power Relays For Industrial Control

Menlo Micro has unleashed new 200V/10A Digital-Micro-Switch (DMS) Smart Power Relay technology that is said to enable extremely small, lightweight power relays that combine...

Innovative New Features In MATLAB & Simulink

MathWorks recently unveiled MathWorks developer tool Release 2018b (R2018b), which includes a range of new features in MATLAB and Simulink, two new products, and...
lidar sensor

Cost-effective LIDAR Sensor For Self-driving

Cepton Technologies has announced a high-resolution, long-range, and small-size 3D lidar sensor, the Vista lidar, for the autonomous vehicle market. The 120-line-equivalent scanner delivers 200...

Automotive Platform Makes Digital Cockpit Designs Smarter

congatec and IT service provider Luxoft have launched a new next-gen automotive platform with SMARC 2.0 Computer-on-Modules. Launching with the conga-SA5 as the first...

RTC Modules For High-accuracy Timekeeping In Electronics

To provide high-accuracy timekeeping in electronic systems while meeting the need for a small form factor and low current consumption, Seiko Epson Corporation has...

BLDC Fan Driver Chip For High-power Automotive Fans

Allegro has announced a three-phase BLDC motor controller chip solution that is targeted at high-power automotive fan applications with very low vibration and audible noise...

Flexible Display With 3D Force Sensing Overcomes False Touch Issues

Force sensing expert Peratech has integrated its active-matrix 3D force touch sensor with a flexible OLCD, demonstrating how two disruptive technologies can work together...

TVS Diode Arrays Protect CAN BUS Lines From Damage

Littelfuse presents a new series of AEC-Q101-qualified TVS Diode Arrays optimized to protect automotive Controller Area Network (CAN) lines from damage due to electrostatic...

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