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Consumers Expect Full In-Car Connectivity September 18, 2014 Consumers Expect Full In-Car Connectivity Drivers worldwide increasingly expect their cars to be “the next connected space,” a seamless extension to their already connected homes and offices, according to a global consumer study conducted by GfK, a market research firm based in Germany. Read more Freescale opens Discovery Lab in Toulouse to foster innovation September 17, 2014 Freescale opens Discovery Lab in Toulouse to foster innovation Shortly after the company celebrated the first year of existence of its Austin-based Freescale Discovery Lab, an incubator where inventors of the next big thing pursue high risk, high reward ideas, Freescale has opened a European equivalent. Read more Programmable Hall sensor supports 2-wire operation September 17, 2014 Programmable Hall sensor supports 2-wire operation Extending Melexis' innovative 'No PCB’ design concept, the new MLX92242 programmable Hall sensor has a built-in capacitor, so it can be implemented directly into a design without inclusion of supplementary board level components. Read more USB interfaces to CAN bus, fast version September 17, 2014 USB interfaces to CAN bus, fast version Measurement and control systems can access the CAN FD data bus - the "fast" version of the proven CAN bus - through two new USB interface devices from Peak System GmbH. The interfaces can achieve data transfer rates up to 12 Mbps with maximum CAN FD frame size of 64 Bytes. The product is available in ... Read more Automotive sensor interface helps BMW manage battery performance September 17, 2014 Automotive sensor interface helps BMW manage battery performance An ams AS8510 integrated automotive sensor interface is being used to provide accurate battery voltage and current measurements in BMW's 'i3' series electric vehicles (EVs). Read more LTE data communication module targets automotive applications September 16, 2014 LTE data communication module targets automotive applications With dimensions of 28.9 × 29.8 × 4.22 mm, the UMDZ series LTE data communication module from Alps Electric is ideal automotive use. Read more 1A, 1.5 MHz, 65V boost/inverter DC/DC converter September 16, 2014 1A, 1.5 MHz, 65V boost/inverter DC/DC converter LT8580 is a current mode, fixed frequency step-up DC/DC converter with an internal 1A, 65V switch. It operates from an input voltage range of 2.55V to 40V, making it suitable for applications with input sources ranging from a single-cell Li-Ion to automotive inputs. Read more Automotive-qualified 100-V transistors boost power efficiency September 16, 2014 Automotive-qualified 100-V transistors boost power efficiency STMicroelectronics’ STripFET F7 series of low-voltage power MOSFETs now includes three 100V automotive-grade devices. Read more ZF swallows TRW Automotive to form world's second largest supplier September 15, 2014 ZF swallows TRW Automotive to form world's second largest supplier In a megadeal that has been in the offing for several months, automotive parts company ZF Friedrichshafen has acquired US-based TRW Automotive. The move creates the world's second largest automotive suppliers after Robert Bosch GmbH. Read more Is rapid charging batteries really so damaging? September 15, 2014 Is rapid charging batteries really so damaging? Researchers from Stanford University and the Stanford Institute for Materials & Energy Sciences at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have produced results which challenge the prevailing view that 'supercharging' batteries is harder on battery electrodes than charging at slower rates. Read more
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