Testing times for EV designers
Electric vehicles (EVs) have been on the market for many years, steadily growing their sales and improving the technology. Right now, it feels like things are about to shift into a completely new gear, if you’ll pardon the pun. Arturo Vargas Mercado, Chief Solutions Marketer, EV battery test, Transportation, NI discusses.
How sensor technology is the key for autonomous vehicles
Sensors are very much a part of modern vehicles and even more so as we move to the future of transportation. They play a crucial role in safety via a variety of technology that aids the driver. Sensors are also used in vehicle maintenance, identifying current and future issues that need addressing and relaying real-time information to an engineer. Richard Woodward, Product Manager for Sensor Technology at Distrelec discusses.
ISO/SAE 21434 is formally released – what automotive designers need to know
After being in review for several years, ISO/SAE 21434 was finally released at the end of August 2021, carrying with it significant implications for automotive software design. Jill Britton, Director of Compliance, Perforce Software discusses.
Panasonic Industry’s surface-mounted Power Choke Coil
For quite a while now, ‘the electrification of everything’ is one of the major trends in automotive engineering: more electronic devices, electric motors, inverter systems and ECUs are to be integrated in cars. So, mounting space is precious, but the requirement to handle high currents is essential as never before.
Celebrating quality of sound with technology partnership
Morgan Motor Company has entered into a technology partnership with audio specialist, Sennheiser. Working jointly with the support of Continental Engineering Service’s Ac2ated Sound System, the long-term project will transform the sound experience of future generations of Morgan sports cars.
ABB's robot alignment software for electronics assembly
ABB Robotics has launched an industry-leading software solution to enhance efficiency in electronics assembly. ABB’s High Speed Alignment software is the first to offer manufacturers the ability to increase the speed of 6-axis robots by 70 percent, and accuracy by 50 percent – significantly reducing time-to-market while increasing accuracy levels.
AMD's robotics starter kit for the factory of the future
AMD has announced the Kria KR260 Robotics Starter Kit, the latest addition to the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs) and developer kits. A scalable and out-of-the-box development platform for robotics, the Kria KR260 offers a seamless path to production deployment with the existing Kria K26 adaptive SOMs.
Tronsmart launches Onyx Ace Pro true wireless earbuds
Audio brand, Tronsmart, is has announced the launch of its true wireless earbuds, the Onyx Ace Pro.
Industrial cybersecurity suite announced by NanoLock
Following the recent critical alert from several American federal government agencies about advanced persistent threat (APT) attacks on ICS/SCADA devices, NanoLock is offering industrial device-level Zero Trust cybersecurity solutions that mitigate attacks on legacy and new industrial machinery and smart factory production lines.
Boston Dynamics’ Spot robot gets its first UK 5G deployment
On a large and remote construction site in Shetland, where the team is battling the elements, covering large distances every day, the Trimble and Boston Dynamics integrated robot solution has become man’s newest four-legged friend.