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Is there a future for the MOST bus? October 01, 2014 Is there a future for the MOST bus? In no other domain in the car, the technological evolution is advancing more rapidly than in the infotainment sector. Nevertheless, the MOST data networking technology seems to maintain its position as the king of the infotainment networking hill - though its latest iteration, MOST150 has been introduced ... Read more Macronix rolls out European expansion plan October 01, 2014 Macronix rolls out European expansion plan Non-volatile memories are in growing demand for all kinds of embedded systems, from wearables to vehicles. And vehicles is the fastest-growing market for Taiwanese chipmaker Macronix, which specialises in non-volatile memories. The company, in past successful in as supplier to the Japanese automotive ... Read more BMW joins forces with Baidu for automated driving September 30, 2014 BMW joins forces with Baidu for automated driving Having driven thousands of kilometres in self-driving mode on European motorways, carmaker BMW is embarking a joint research project aiming at introducing automated driving in the world's largest market for passenger cars, China. Read more More memory, more functions, for Renesas 32-bit MCUs September 30, 2014 More memory, more functions, for Renesas 32-bit MCUs Renesas has added to its True Low Power RX111 microcontrollers, with larger memory capacities up to 512 kB; extended functionality includes the addition of USB class drivers, functional safety support, and multilingual support, for healthcare devices and industrial sensors requiring low power and high ... Read more Smartphone terminal combines wireless charging, antenna and NFC September 30, 2014 Smartphone terminal combines wireless charging, antenna and NFC The smartphone has developed to the most important link between vehicles and the outside world. Taking this significance into account, Continental has developed a smartphone terminal for in-car use that combines wireless charging and antenna coupling with NFC communication in one system. Read more ESD and surge protector is superior to Zener diodes September 29, 2014 ESD and surge protector is superior to Zener diodes The electronic environment under the engine bonnet of a car is a rather hostile one - high voltage, high current pulses from spark plugs and other power plant components create a crossfire of electromagnetic pulses. In particular data on simple two-wire communication buses like LIN and CAN are exposed ... Read more Research platform refines EV battery production processes September 29, 2014 Research platform refines EV battery production processes The research centre ZSW has put into operation a new lab capable of perfecting lithium-ion traction batteries and associated production technology. The purpose of the lab, located in Ulm (Germany), is creating the blueprint for batteries and battery manufacturing equipment at an industrial scale for ... Read more Faster charging with BMW's Wallbox 2.0 September 26, 2014 Faster charging with BMW's Wallbox 2.0 Slow battery charging still is a factor that cools down owner's initial enthusiasm for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids. As a remedy, BMW has developed what it calls the Wallbox Pro, an upgraded version of its existing home charging station. Read more Smartphone integration shifts automotive processor demand September 26, 2014 Smartphone integration shifts automotive processor demand As the most disruptive trend in the automotive infotainment industry has market researcher HIS identified the use of smartphones in cars. The reason: Since smartphones are as ubiquitous as they are in today's vehicles, consequences for the design of head units and telematics portals in the vehicles are ... Read more Infineon's secret weapon: Dresden Fab, 48V car battery September 26, 2014 Infineon's secret weapon: Dresden Fab, 48V car battery Talk to any automotive chip companies these days. Be it Infineon Technologies, Freescale, STMicroelectronics or NXP Semiconductors. They all share one common goal: Go get Renesas and grab major design-wins from leading Japanese carmakers, such as Toyota Motors. Read more
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