2016-05-18 - Junko Yoshida

Sensor fusion rising: Mobileye/ST out autonomous car platform

Mobileye and STMicroelectronics are co-developing the next generation of Mobileye's SoC to act as the central computer performing sensor fusion for Fully Autonomous Driving vehicles starting in 2020.

2016-05-17 - EDN

Nonvolatile digital potentiometer gates logic signal

Here is a simple alternative to a nonvolatile gating function you typically implement using programmable-array logic, gate-array logic, or a complex-programmable-logic device.

2016-05-17 - Dave Wuchinich

WLED driver operates down to 1.2V supply voltage

This circuit trumps commercially available LED drivers, which bottom out at 2.5V input voltage, by operating at voltages as low as 1V.

2016-05-17 - Altera

Design tool eases IP integration, hardware verification

Enhancements of the Quartus Prime Pro software from Altera include faster compile time and versatile design entry methods to improve design productivity.

2016-05-17 - Wolfspeed

62mm all-SiC power module enables faster switching speed

The latest devices from Wolfspeed promise exceptional efficiency and power density for high current power electronics such as: converters/inverters, motor drives, industrial electronics and EVs.

2016-05-17 - Qorvo

SDK speeds up smart home gateway deployment

The ZigBee 3.0 SDK from Qorvo allows application developers to programme a GP712-equipped gateway to communicate well with various sensors, controllers and systems within existing smart homes.

2016-05-17 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

Google, FCA team up for self-driving tech

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will incorporate Google's technology that includes sensors as well as software, into about 100 Chrysler hybrid minivan Pacifica vehicles, media reports indicate.

2016-05-17 - Analog Devices

Power conversion platform targets renewable energy design

The combination of ADI's iCoupler digital isolation technology with the mixed-signal processor design eases system design for power inverter makers while also improving system safety and reliability.

2016-05-17 - TDK

SMT power inductors support inductance up to 30μH

The ERU19 choke series from TDK boasts saturation currents range from 10.1ADC to 43ADC, and is geared for operating temperatures of between -40°C and 150°C

2016-05-17 - Synopsys

Processors for car safety apps feature DSP, cache support

Synopsys extended its Safety Enhancement Package (SEP) to Synopsys' DesignWare ARC EM processors, the ARC EM4, EM6, EM5D and EM7D cores, which are certified ASIL D Ready by SGS-TUV Saar.