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Banning cellphones while driving does not decrease accidents, researchers find July 18, 2014Banning cellphones while driving does not decrease accidents, researchers find It is conventional wisdom that mobile phones cause accidents when used while driving. Considering that people drive under a lot of distractions such as screaming children, eating, smoking, changing radio channels, setting GPS routes, and so on, how significant is mobile phone use in the big picture. Read more QNX launches safety-optimised auto operating system July 15, 2014QNX launches safety-optimised auto operating system At the Detroit Telematics Conference real-time software company QNX has announced QNX OS for Automotive Safety. The operating system is based on proven QNX technologies but fine-tuned for systems requiring a certification according to the ISO26262 safety standard. Read more IP builds automotive-grade-0, non-volatile memory in 75% less area July 9, 2014IP builds automotive-grade-0, non-volatile memory in 75% less area Synopsys DesignWare AEON Trim Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) IP for high voltage processes offers 75% smaller IP area compared to existing reprogrammable NVM IP solutions, reducing the cost and size of high reliability automotive ASICs. Read more Sealed connector system for automotive and difficult environments July 4, 2014Sealed connector system for automotive and difficult environments This 1.20-mm terminal in-line connection system can replace common 1.50-mm systems in space constrained automotive and commercial vehicle applications. Read more Blue semiconductor laser diodes focus on automotive HUDs July 2, 2014Blue semiconductor laser diodes focus on automotive HUDs Nichia Corporation is planning to commercialize blue and green semiconductor laser diode models specifically designed for automotive head-up display (HUD) systems. Read more
Top ten automotive MEMS sensor vendors ranked
Automotive OEMs crowd around Google
Virtual test tool supports latest Euro NCAP requirements
Design cars like planes, use them like cellphones
LED modules focus on harsh automotive environments
Bosch, Conti dominate automotive electronics market
Automotive processor get ISO 26262 ASIL D qualified code tools
Intel steps on the gas in the auto market
Image recognition processor for small automotive cameras
Geo Semi raising cash for automotive, IoT push
R&D project targets fully adaptive automotive lighting
LDO regulator family optimised and approved for automotive
Power infotainment systems with automotive buck regulator
Higher integration in LIN transceiver chips
Automotive, Industrial Power once again drive Infineon's sales
Battery sensor integrates MCU, CAN and analogue front-end
TVS diodes improve surge protection for mobile/automotive device chargers
Telit Wireless launches automotive telematics business
Angular sensor communicates via SENT protocol
Automotive MEMS: A changing global landscape
Reports: Ford to dump Microsoft in SYNC in favour of QNX OS
Multi-string LED drivers brighten in-vehicle infotainment displays
Automotive ECU development flow from Symtavision and Lauterbach
Testing eCall modules for automotive emergency call systems
Dead reckoning for cars: IC computes vehicle movements without external reference
DC/DC supplies 0.25A, shuts down to 12 µA
Automotive, security products drive Infineon's expectations
GENIVI 5.0 compliant embedded design platform targets Linux based in-vehicle infotainment systems
Group prepares Android platform for cars
Smart cars offer "once in a generation chance" to UK industry, experts say
Automotive-qualified passives
Sensorless automotive BLDC pump motor control IC
"No car will be an island"
Diab Compiler achieves automotive SPICE Level 2 for safer vehicle systems
Low-power analog video detector targets automotive camera systems
Leoni launches 4th automotive wiring factory in China
Automotive connector series adds new options for engine-compartment interconnects
Ultra compact crystal unit for automotive applications
DFT and test for safety-critical automotive ICs
LED for automotive headlights now available with two chips
Webcast series offers guide to adopting ISO 26262 software testing requirements
Automotive mini buck converter consumes very low quiescent power
Continental taps IBM for connected car developments
EV fast-charging stations to reach 200,000 by 2020, says IHS
LIN bus motor control IC simplifies 12V automotive actuator designs
Apple's iOS7: Too little, too late for automotive market, says expert
14-circuit hybrid system meets increased terminal requirements for in-vehicle functions
Citroen Picasso gets TRW 24GHz radar
Demand for comfort, performance boosts automotive electric motors market
Automotive wireless market to expand by over 40 percent
Consortium presents three-dimensional OLED rear lighting concept
Automotive synchronous buck regulator
Head-up displays ready for the automotive market
Automotive-grade hard disk drives in a 6.4cm casing offer up to 320GB
Automotive app market switches to take-off mode
Inova's eval boards join Goepel's automotive interfaces range
Volkswagen, Stanford University intensify collaboration
Gone in sixty seconds: extracting M2M vehicle data
Automotive LED drivers combine high voltage rating with strong EMC performance
IHS predicts strong growth for automotive electronics
Requirements lifecycle management tool targets safety-critical FPGA and ASIC design
In automotive lighting, LEDs still fail to enlight the masses, study says
40-V MOSFETs deliver benchmark on-state resistance for heavy load applications
Electric vehicle go-slow hits SiC power devices
Automotive applications drive demand for DC brushless motors, IMS Research says
Bluetooth all-in one module with antenna targets automotive use
Mobile video streaming drives demand for networking semiconductors in cars
Open-source driving simulator software targets research and development
LED array driver offers all-around protection
AEC-Q200-qualified RF chip capacitor is aimed at automotive applications
25,000 DMIPS-capable SoC targets the automotive infotainment market
Infotainment drives memory increase in modern cars
New "responsive" EDN-Europe website accessible across all platforms
Gesture and proximity sensing ICs enable next-gen automotive HMI
Skyworks captures silicon-on-insulator analog IC design wins in automotive applications
Robust and compact WLAN access points target transport applications
Driving innovation into the global automotive supply chain
Project creates data exchange formats for efficient HMI development processes
Automotive LCD shipments market to run hot, IHS predicts
LED simulation and test solution meets future automotive lighting requirements
What drove automotive electronics in 2012: The most popular stories
Automotive touch screen market to boom, predicts IMS
Cadence enriches automotive Ethernet ecosystem with design and verification IP
Data, voice drive different connected-car markets
Automotive Resource Center offers online help for tricky measurement problems
New generation of magnetic position sensors focus on safety-critical automotive applications
In-car Wi-Fi expected to increase eight fold over the next seven years, says IMS Research
Intelligent power switch is optimized for automotive PTC electric heaters
3-in-1 programmable automotive driver assistance solution
New automotive connector spec speeds EV charge time
Qi expands into wireless charging in automobiles
70V-tolerant, 12-cell battery sensor extends battery life, supports highest automotive safety rating
dSPACE and TASS link tools for developing cognitive driver assistance systems
Singapore as a test bed next-generation congestion management systems
Automotive infotainment system shipments to hit over 50 million by 2017
Value share of exhaust and aftertreatment systems to explode, IHS says
Fuel efficiency drives semiconductor content in cars
Automotive application site puts design engineers in the driver’s seat
Renesas looks to automotive and smart society to drive recovery
Automotive-qualified 600-V Trench IGBT in D2Pak delivers high power density in Hybrid and EV applications
Continental provides upgradeable infotainment system for Fiat
Automotive tier ones need to learn from software vendors, study says
Visteon expands electronics plant in China
Berner & Mattner shows new tools at Automotive Testing Expo
Fully integrated ultrasonic signal conditioner supports automotive parking distance applications
Bosch expands infotainment business in Asia
Better driving range though energy management
Dual 60-V IN , 1-A monolithic 2.5-MHz step-down DC/DC converter withstands 80-V transients
Resistive 320 degree rotary sensor enables position detection in automotive applications
14 new IPDs offer enhanced protection functions for automotive body applications
NXP Semiconductors acquires the Catena Group to focus on high performance mixed signal applications
Integrated power controller offers stability benefits for automotive applications
Isolated RS485 & RS232 uModule transceivers target military and automotive applications
Sevcon joins forces with Flextronics Automotive
Intel gets granular on automotive connectivity
New automotive-qualified maXTouch controllers support shieldless sensor designs
Molex first to market with innovative one-piece automotive bulb socket
Green Hills, Jungo bring connectivity to automotive infotainment
Renesas Electronics introduces low power consumption MCU series for automotive body solutions
Ford creates research lab to drive personal mobility
Broadcom rolls broadest automotive Ethernet product portfolio
Magnetic sensor use to rise in automotive motors
Automotive MCUs certified to AEC-Q100 improve fuel efficiency and battery life
Gentex, Continental grab extra 10% of car camera market
Silicon Labs rolls advanced car radio tuner IC family
Autosar between home stretch and new challenges
Automotive dead reckoning GPS receivers enable accuracy where GPS signals are weak or non-existant
Ultra-compact AEC-Q101-qualified power MiniLEDs increase light output by a factor of three
Toyota, Ford lead vehicle app integration with smartphones
42-V, 750-mA, 2.2-MHz step-down dc/dc converter only requires 2.5-uA quiescent current
AEC-Q100 qualified 2.5-A buck regulator operates during cold crank conditions
Processor models aid automotive software testing
Multicore MCUs target cleaner automotive powertrains
Renesas chip brings HD video, advanced graphics to high-end automotive displays
Freescale opens R&D Centre of Excellence for automotive electronics in East Kilbride
Automotive-certified Bluetooth v4.0 device features EDR and LE operation
MEMS gyroscope provides shock and vibration immunity for automotive applications
Seoul semiconductor starts mass production of LED automotive headlights
Infineon power management devices improve energy efficiency in EPS, motor control, pump applications
Freescale targets emerging automotive OEMs in BRIC regions
Automotive MEMS sensors to return to healthy growth in 2012
Intelligent power switch family features current sensing for automotive applications
Multicomponent capacitors offer low and high frequency filtering
New generation of position sensors improves performance of automotive applications
Toshiba Automotive MCUs meet ISO 26262
dSpace ASM get JMAG parameterization support
ATHENIS IC technology platform enables energy efficiency in harshest automotive environments
Axeon receives funding to lead electric vehicle battery recycling research
Infineon extends XC2000 automotive microcontroller family
dSpace simulation model virtualizes high-voltage batteries
Delphi opens wiring harness assembly plant in Romania
IC Insights raises forecast for automotive semiconductors
Analog Devices introduces single-chip automotive radar frontend
NXP demos car-to-x communications platform
Semiconductor industry loves automotive - but carmakers bet on more software
CarMaker 3.5 expands functionality of Xpack4 HiL test system
Covisint sketches cornerstones of secure automotive networking
Durr Assembly Products show multifunction automotive test stand
Robust automotive-grade buck regulator ICs with wide input voltage range
Infineon watchdog chip pushes TriCore architecture to highest safety levels
NXP teams up with I2IT to set up Automotive Centre of Excellence in India
Automotive night vision market to reach USD5bn by 2016, says ABI Research
New family of automotive-qualified MOSFETs offer rugged, compact system solutions
Rudi De Winter wants limping X-Fab to get up to speed
Funkwerk Dabendorf selects COQOS operating system
Missing sensor hits global automakers
Multicore MCUs target ADAS applications
Automotive semiconductor market sees major shift
Study predicts dramatic changes in automotive landscape
Wrap-around view technology for driver visual assistance
DSI Consortium airs version 1.0 specs for DSI3 standard
Automotive IC market to outgrow all other segments, IC Insights says
Bosch automotive handbook highlights current topics
Ethernet to gain ground in automotive applications, Bosch predicts
Modular PXI system for CAN communications
Cellular M2M modules predicted to see dramatic uptake in automotive and metering
Automotive semiconductor market to double, Semicast predicts
Matthias Stumpf appointed QNX key account manager
Intersil claims first video SerDes transceiver targeting automotive rear view video safety systems
Under the hood, Infineon sees a bright future
FZI, IPG jointly develop active safety test platform
Dongbu forms automotive, power network
42-channel multi-data acquisition module for in-car tests
Automotive MEMS sales rebound, says iSuppli
Automotive to become semiconductor industry's best customer
CeBIT to launch telematics, automotive special exhibit in 2011
MEMS accelerometer addresses broad range of automotive applications
Dongbu expands auto IC foundry efforts
Continental launches brake JV in China
Automotive radar chipset now available for motion sensing applications
Grace enhances automotive foundry offering
Automotive electronics between challenges and synergies
Ipetronik launches Ipetec test bed engineering business unit
New IPEmotion measurement software displays high-speed signals
Volkswagen research project aims at improving automotive lighting
Automotive GSM module designed for first-mount Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) and Emergency Call systems
Freescale announces automotive MCU family
Belgian wafer manufacturing facility to boost capacity by 40 percent by early 2011
3D for automotive on show at Electronica
Daimler to provide Most Forum keynote speech, call for speakers open
Visteon launches joint venture to target Russian market for dashboard electronics
Marvell and Harman bring advanced Wi-Fi to the automotive industry
Seven power MOSFETs target compact vehicle electronic control units
Seven power MOSFETs target compact vehicle electronic control units
Price pressure in autmotive supply chain will continue, study says
Brose tops automotive electronics growth ranking
Switch with detent for automotive applications
Volkswagen to build new plant in southern China
ON Semiconductor integrates current regulator and automotive lighting controller
Ramtron Serial 1-Mbit F-RAM upgraded to automotive qualification
Focusing on automotive, Micronas gains momentum
Autoelectronics market to reach $210 billion in 2014, says analyst
Significant powertrain improvements seen in China
CAN bus analysis on latest ScopeCorder
Fleet management system is web-based
NXP tops automotive infotainment chip ranking, says iSuppli
TTTech Automotive selected to supply ECUs for Aptera
Automotive chips: Infineon passes Freescale
Study: Automotive electronics market returns to growth – in China
Harman, Neusoft in strategic partnership on automotive and consumer electronics
Four-channel PMIC targets automotive applications
Semiconductors key to e-car costs reductions, Infineon predicts
Numonyx® M58BW (Automotive-dedicated NOR Flash family, 3V, burst)
NXP unveils automotive qualified Power SO-8 MOSFETs in LFPAK
Ipetronic offers Klaric measurement technology
General Motors boosts battery research
Round TFT emulates gauges and dials without moving parts
QNX extends lead in automotive infotainment market
Chip vendors in Germany increasingly rely on automotive markets
Intelligent power switch offers ultra-low on-state resistance in 24V applications
Intelligent power switch offers ultra low on-state resistance 24 V automotive environments


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