GS series Cherry geartooth speed sensors announced by ZF Electronics
ZF Electronics has announced three new series of geartooth speed sensors designated the GS100X family including two types of Hall-effect speed sensors with adjustable housings and the GS1012 flange mount speed sensor, which is designed for high-temperature applications in the automotive industry.
Second MOST Forum Focused on Consumer Device Connectivity to MOST
The second MOST Forum took place on March 23rd, 2010, in Frankfurt, Germany. 150 professionals from the automotive electronics industry and academia participated in the very informative conference and visited the accompanying exhibition. The broad international audience was composed of attendees from Europe as well as India, Japan, South Korea, and the United States.
Laird Technologies Releases White Paper on Automotive EMI Sources and Shielding
Laird Technologies announced the release of a white paper discussing the sources of Electromagnetic Interference (EMI) in automotive systems. The white paper, “Automotive EMI Shielding – Controlling Automotive Electronic Emissions and Susceptibility with Proper EMI Suppression Methods,” addresses various electronic systems found on automobiles, and the need of containing and suppressing their EMI potential with each other through EMI shield...
ON Semiconductor Establishes Automotive Solutions Engineering Center (SEC) in China
ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ONNN) a premier supplier of high performance, energy efficient silicon solutions for green electronics, has announced the expansion of its worldwide network of Solutions Engineering Centers (SEC) with the opening of a new SEC facility in China. Located within the company’s existing Shanghai campus, the new SEC will drive new automotive product initiatives and expand the company's local service capabilities by providing...
ALPS – Waterproof Detector Switch for Automotive Applications
With the SPVQ7 series, ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers waterproof detector switches for automotive applications. The horizontally actuated switches are remarkable for their compact dimensions of 14.7mm x 5.4mm x 6.7mm (W x D x H) and long operating life of 300,000 switching cycles. Conceived as 1-pole 2-position or 1-pole 1-position switches, the SPVQ7 series is rated for switching currents of maximal 0.1A at 12VDC or 50µA at 5VDC respectively....
austriamicrosystems announced robust, high-resolution, contactless magnetic angle sensor with SAE SENT J2716 interface
austriamicrosystems has announced the AS5165, a contactless magnetic angle position sensor for accurate angular measurement over a full 360°. The new high-resolution magnetic rotary sensor offers best-in-class protection features for reliable operation in harsh automotive environments and includes a SENT J2716 interface for simple transmission of high-resolution sensor information.
Latest Cherry automotive switches and sensors on show at Sensor + Test 2010 in Nuremberg from May 18 – 20th
ZF Electronics is exhibiting its latest Cherry brand switch and sensor products for the automotive market on Stand 534 in Hall 12 at the Sensor + Test Exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany later this month.
SEMIKRON introduces most compact power electronics systems for vehicles – offering power density of 20 kVA/litre
SEMIKRON has introduced SKAI 2, the most compact power electronic systems for hybrid and electric vehicles for use in the agricultural industry, construction industry, materials handling and battery-powered vehicles of any kind. According to market feedback, the SKAI systems, with power densities of 20 kVA/litre provide significant size reduction compared to the other standard products available. The systems are designed to operate with supply vo...
Cypress Introduces World's Broadest Automotive-Qualified Touch-Sensing Portfolio Featuring Industry's First Capacitive Touchscreen Solution
Cypress Semiconductor announced automotive qualification of its market-leading TrueTouch touchscreen and LIN capable CapSense(r) touch-sensing controllers. The devices, based on Cypress's flagship PSoC(r) programmable system-on-chip architecture, meet AEC-Q100 standards, giving Cypress the industry's broadest portfolio of automotive-qualified capacitive touch-sensing technology. The TrueTouch controllers mark the industry's first automotive-qual...
STMicroelectronics and Alango to Make Automotive Applications More Entertaining
STMicroelectronics and Alango Technologies Ltd, a leading developer and licensor of front-end voice enhancement technologies, today announced a licensing agreement in which ST will integrate Alango’s leading software technologies into ST’s advanced Bluetooth chips for car infotainment applications, such as hands-free kits. Automotive analysts currently forecast that approximately 45% of new cars will be equipped with hands-free equipment by 2...