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USB charger IC meets automotive qualifications September 22, 2014USB charger IC meets automotive qualifications Charging the batteries of music players or smartphones through a USB interface is commonplace. In cars however, the matter is slightly more complicated, and that's why Elmos Semiconductor has developed its E522.41 chip. The IC supports all USB charging downstream loads according to the Battery Charging Specifications (rev. 1.2). In addition, it emulates all currently known specific USB charging devices. Read more R&D project targets fully adaptive automotive lighting May 23, 2014R&D project targets fully adaptive automotive lighting A perfect illumination is a major safety factor in road traffic. An R&D project in Germany aims at developing a fully adaptive lighting system for road vehicles. The consortium involved covers the entire value chain - from liquid crystals to semiconductors, PCBs and optical systems. Read more Power supply IC protects automotive antenna amplifiers December 11, 2013Power supply IC protects automotive antenna amplifiers Modern cars are equipped with up to six active antennae for data communication, mobile telephony and similar tasks. Chipmaker Elmos AG has devised a power supply IC which not only provides the right voltage for the amplifiers integrated in these antennae but also offers multiple protection functions. Read more Safety IC has pressure sensor inside October 17, 2013Safety IC has pressure sensor inside Chipmaker Elmos has integrated a pressure sensor into its new safety IC E524.40. The device is designed for sensing functions in applications like side airbags and pedestrian protection systems. Read more Elmos signs distribution agreement with MSC November 22, 2012Elmos signs distribution agreement with MSC Elmos Semiconductor has transferred its distribution rights for its network devices, analog and power ICs, MEMS-based sensor products and mixed signal ASICs to MSC Vertriebs GmbH. Read more
FlexRay not dead, chip vendors claim
Star coupler links two FlexRay systems
RGB LED driver offers BSM addressing for LIN bus
DC/DC converter powers in-vehicle microcontrollers and dashboards
Current sensor achieves high accuracy by utilizing the AMR effect
Better driving range though energy management
Geiselhart replaces Hoellisch at Elmos
Efficient high-voltage LED controller for harsh environments
Triggering synergies in the automotive and consumer markets
PSI5 interface chip is first component worldwide to pass conformance test
Motor driver integrates LIN/PWM interface and controller supply
Elmos equips signal readout chip with SENT interface
Elmos chipset implements automotive start-stop function
Research project enhances robustness of electronic automotive components
Elmos FlexRay star coupler meets EPL V3.0 specs
CAN controller enables partial CAN bus activation
Step-down converter features high efficiency at low load
BLDC motor controller detects rotor position from zero to maximum rpm
Elmos rolls DC motor control ASSP
Chip implements gesture recognition for innovative HMIs

Technical papers
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