Monthly Archives: August 2017

Electric water pump application for automotive sector

Morgan Advanced Materials has delivered a type of bearing for electric water pump applications in cars which reduces component count, while optimising performance and engine efficiency. Within the automotive sector, there has been a notable shift from traditional, belt-driven coolant … Continue reading

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Dual picture video processor targets automotive panels

Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a dual picture video processor designed for high resolution automotive displays. The TC90195XBG supports 1920×720 panels at 60fps and 1920×1080 panels at 30fps for navigation, entertainment and driver support systems that are increasingly found in … Continue reading

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Chip capacitors focus on automotive applications

Two new series of Multilayer Ceramic Chip Capacitors for automotive applications from TDK are now available in Europe at distributor TTI. Featuring TDK’s advanced precision technologies that enable the use of multiple thinner ceramic dielectric layers, the CGA Series Automotive … Continue reading

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In-vehicle USB chargers save tooling and engineering costs

A range of pre-assembled, off-the-shelf, USB battery chargers for multiple in-vehicle locations from Molex, are now available throughout Europe through TTI. The parts deliver 5V and 1.5A, are compliant with battery charging (BC) 1.2 standards and help save tooling and … Continue reading

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15nm eMMC NAND Flash targets automotive applications

Toshiba Electronics Europe announces a range of 15nm eMMC (embedded MultiMediaCard) NAND Flash memory for automotive infotainment and industrial applications. Available in an 11.5x13mm package that is fully compliant with the latest JEDEC eMMC standard, Toshiba’s 15nm eMMC chips are … Continue reading

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Single-line ESD protection diodes save board space

Measuring only 1.95×1.5×0.95mm, Vishay Intertechnology has released two bidirectional single-line ESD protection diodes in the compact SOD-323 package. The space-saving VLIN1626-02G and VLIN2626-02G offer low capacitance and leakage current for the protection of automotive data lines against transient voltage signals. … Continue reading

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Integrated automotive Lidar enables ADAS applications

At CES 2016, LeddarTech is demonstrating how Leddar detection and ranging technology can be integrated into standard automotive components (such as headlamps, rear lamps or side view mirrors) to enable the development and deployment of highly-optimised ADAS sensing solutions. Examples … Continue reading

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3W current sense chip is now AEC-Q200 qualified

Stackpole Electronics has announced that its CSSH2512 3W current sense chip has now been qualified to AEC-Q200. The CSSH2512 offers resistance values from 0.5 up to 10mΩ in tolerances as tight as 0.5% and TCR as low as 25ppm. Because … Continue reading

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Automotive FPGAs operate to 125°C

Microsemi Corporation has announced qualification of its AEC-Q100 grade 1 automotive-grade FPGAs. In addition to outlining the criterion for electronic components to ensure that end systems meet automotive reliability levels, the grade 1 industry standard specification validates Microsemi’s IGLOO2 FPGAs … Continue reading

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Process Full-HD 12-channel video using just 197mW

Designed for automotive computing SoCs used in autonomous vehicles of the future, Renesas has announced the development of a video processing circuit block.The circuit block handles processing of vehicle camera video with 70ms latency,processing video in real time on large … Continue reading

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