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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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Fanless vehicle computing system features 6th Gen Intel Xeon processor

Vecow launches the ‘first’ fanless embedded system with 6th Gen Intel Xeon processor in the market, IVH-9000 series rugged vehicle computing system. The system features smart manageability, excellent mobile availability, 6 to 78V power input with 200V surge protection, ignition … Continue reading

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Automotive SoC supports the ISO 26262 ASIL B safety standard

2nd February 2016 Source: Renesas Posted By : Nat Bowers Tweet Renesas Electronics has announced the development of hardware fault detection and prediction technologies for functional safety in automotive computing systems. The company has also successfully developed a prototype of … Continue reading

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24V TVS diode safeguards automotive antennas from ESD

Engineered to protect automotive antennas from ESD, a single-line TVS (Transient Voltage Suppression) device has been released by Semtech. The RClamp2431TQ, part of Semtech’s AEC-Q100 protection platform, offers a unique combination of low-clamping ESD protection with an ultra-low capacitance rating, … Continue reading

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