2020-08-19 - Maurizio Di Paolo Emilio

Study exposes active driving assistance systems remain flawed

According to a study from the AAA, active driving assistance (ADA) systems that automate steering and braking in a growing…

2020-08-06 - Chris Tapp

Compilers in the alien world of functional safety

Across sectors, the world of functional safety puts new requirements on developers. Functionally safe code must include defensive code to…

2020-07-20 - Smith

Smith Achieves Global Certification to ISO 45001

Smith’s commitment to protecting employee health and safety is recognized

2020-07-01 - Szukang Hsien, Nazzareno (Reno) Rossetti

How your automotive display can meet ASIL-B, cold-crank specifications

Learn how a TFT-LCD display backlight driver IC can meet ASIL-B functionality requirements and exceed cold-crank specifications while maintaining a…

2020-05-27 - Antoine Dubois, Erik Santiago

Safely controlling an EV traction inverter

Safety is the prime concern when designing electric vehicle (EV) inverters and their control systems. This article discusses the requirements…

2020-05-20 - John Dunn

How hot is too hot to touch?

If you are designing anything with a heat sink whose surfaces are open to human contact, it’s good to know…

2020-05-15 - Colin Halladay

How to ace your regulatory compliance test

In order to guide organizations to starting an effective compliance test program, there are a few crucial mechanisms that need…

2019-06-28 - Kayla Matthews

Power Your EE Career with Power Electronics

While assessing growth in the power electronics industry, analysts project an approximate combined annual growth rate of 3% from 2017–2023.

2019-05-15 - Jeffrey VanWashenova

Improving Road Safety With Driver Monitoring Systems

The “Vision Zero” approach from the European Union (EU) includes the goal of bringing automotive fatalities and serious injuries down…

2019-04-30 - Abhinav Jain and Atulesh Kansal, NXP

Approaches to Functional Safety in Automotive Design

Learn about basic functional safety, common erroneous states and their detection, and related microcontroller design strategies to implement functional safety…