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onsemi to acquire GT Advanced Technologies
onsemi and GT Advanced Technologies ('GTAT'), a producer of silicon carbide (SiC), have announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which onsemi will acquire GTAT for $415m in cash.
What is a belt or integrated starter generator?
The internal combustion engine (ICE) has been the propulsion workhorse of the global automotive industry for over a century. Innovations in vehicle electrification are morphing the automobile into an ever more technologically enhanced transportation solution. However, not all electric vehicles (EV) are created equal, and several variations of a hybrid powertrain and fully electric powertrain are evident. Marc Bracken, Technical Marketing Eng...
Vehicle electrification revolution enters a new era
The electric vehicle (EV) revolution is leading the automotive industry into a new age. New vehicles will have an electric powertrain option or come as a standard offering, thanks to advances in technology and power generation. Car makers are adding more EVs to their lineups while setting goals for carbon neutrality and bold electrification strategies. Marc Bracken, Technical Marketing Engineer – Automotive Systems Engineering, ON Semi...
16MP XGS sensor brings high quality, low power imaging
ON Semiconductor introduced the latest addition to the XGS sensor series of CMOS image sensors. The XGS 16000 is a 16 Megapixel (MP) sensor that provides high quality, global shutter imaging for factory automation applications including robotics and inspection systems. Consuming only one watt at 65 frames per second (fps), the XGS 16000 delivers performance at low power. This makes the XGS 16000 good for power consumption, while also offering a h...
Choosing the right wireless technology
There are many different wireless standards and protocols in use today, and it can be difficult to choose the right technology for any particular application. In this article, we will look at some of the key criteria to consider, and review four popular options: WiFi technology, Bluetooth Low Energy technology, Proprietary RF, and the Green Power protocol from the Connectivity Standards Alliance. By Dan Clement, Senior Principal Solutions Market...
The key to manufacturing during COVID-19
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the world, causing unprecedented disruption to economies and healthcare all around the globe. Many businesses have been impacted, some terminally, and the manufacturing sector is no exception, experiencing challenges to supply chains and employee availability. Ali Husain, Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy & Marketing, ON Semiconductor, explains.
360° vision in AutoX Gen5 self-driving platform enabled
ON Semiconductor has announced that its image sensing and LiDAR technologies power key functions of AutoX Gen5 self-driving platform. Revealed at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference, the new Gen5 autonomous vehicle technology enables the first fully driverless RoboTaxi, designed to democratise autonomy and provide universal access to the transportation of people and goods.
Multi-network 5G router powered by WiFi 6 solution
ON Semiconductor has announced that Sierra Wireless has selected QCS-AX WiFi 6 chipsets to power the WiFi functionality of its market-leading XR Series of multi-network 5G routers. The supercharged XR90 and XR80 routers are designed to deliver high performance and seamless connectivity across 5G cellular, WiFi and Ethernet networks for mission and business-critical applications.
Integrated solutions for industrial motor drives
ON Semiconductor has announced new, integrated, converter-inverter-power factor correction (PFC) modules for use in industrial motor drives, servo drives and HVAC where they are used to drive motors for applications including fans and pumps.
Dedicated CrM totem pole PFC controller released
ON Semiconductor has announced a dedicated critical conduction mode (CrM) totem pole PFC controller as a new addition to their solution set for ultra-high density offline power supplies.
Expert column: Wireless technology – where do I start?
There are many different wireless standards and protocols in use today, and it can be difficult to choose the right technology for any particular application. In this article, Dan Clement, Senior Principal Solutions Marketing Engineer, ON Semiconductor, will review four popular options: WiFi, the Bluetooth Low Energy protocol, Sub GHz proprietary RF, and the Green Power protocol from the Connectivity Standards Alliance(formerly the Zigbee Allianc...
LED solutions add intelligence to connected lighting
ON Semiconductor has announced two new devices designed to enhance the performance of connected lighting systems. The NCL31000 and NCL31001 LED drivers allow manufacturers to develop LED luminaires with light-based positioning technology and visible light communication. By adding data intelligence and accurate positioning (up to 30cm), these solutions will revolutionise lighting in a variety of spaces including supermarkets, warehouses, hospitals...
Full silicon carbide MOSFET module solutions at APEC 2021
ON Semiconductor has announced a pair of 1,200V full silicon carbide (SiC) MOSFET 2-PACK modules further enhancing their range of products suitable for the challenging electric vehicle (EV) market.
3D sensing and AI processing for the real world
One of the most practical ways that the growing convergence of AI and IoT, or AIoT, will impact our lives in the near term is in how we interact with the world, from unlocking doors, to entering an office building, to checking in at an airport, to elder and in-patient care. Join On Semi's webinar on 3D sensing and AI processing for the real world to find out more about the convergance of AI and IoT.
Season 3 - Episode #6 - EVs – battery as a service
It’s no secret that electric cars offer a bright future for transportation and can provide a number of benefits - from saving consumers’ money to reducing environmental impact.
SUPERFET MOSFETs and SiC diodes at PCIM Europe 2021
ON Semiconductor has introduced new Superjunction (SJ) MOSFETs and SiC diodes as part of its activities during this year’s PCIM Europe Digital Event (3rd to 7th May, 2021).
IoT platform capabilities extended with Bosch IoT Suite
ON Semiconductor has announced that the RSL10 Smart Shot Camera and the RSL10 Sensor Development Kit have been pre-integrated within the Bosch IoT Suite, the Bosch Group’s core software platform and core software ecosystem for the Internet of Things (IoT).
ON Semiconductor at embedded world 2021 DIGITAL
ON Semiconductor has announced that it is embracing the opportunity to help make embedded world 2021 DIGITAL a successful trade show. ON Semiconductor will be delivering a unique visitor experience, offering 21 product demonstrations, as well as highlighting several of its newest product introductions and showcasing a complete sensor-to-cloud solution.
ON Semi announces new 650V silicon carbide MOSFETs
ON Semiconductor has announced a new range of silicon carbide MOSFET devices for demanding applications where power density, efficiency and reliability are key considerations. By replacing existing silicon switching technologies with the new SiC devices, designers will achieve significantly better performance in applications such as electric vehicles (EV) on-board chargers (OBC), solar inverters, server power supply units (PSU), telecom...
Smart Shot Camera enables event triggered imaging with AI
ON Semiconductor has introduced the RSL10 Smart Shot Camera, combining cloud-based AI with ultra-low-power image capture and recognition, to enable a new generation of IoT endpoints. The RSL10 Smart Shot Camera adds the power of AI-based image recognition to ultra-low-power IoT endpoints, such as surveillance cameras, restricted areas, factory automation, smart agriculture and smart homes.