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...
Freescale Introduces Automotive Airbag System Products for PSI5 Standard
Today at the PSI5 Forum in Nuremberg, Germany, Freescale Semiconductor introduced two advanced airbag system solutions for the emerging Peripheral Sensor Interface 5 (PSI5) protocol, including an inertial satellite sensor family and a mixed signal analog IC. The company is also complementing these products with the addition of an electronic control unit (ECU) inertial sensor family. Freescale’s airbag safety products are targeted at airbag ...
PREMO launches industry Smallest 35 Amp current sensor for automotive applications
Inverters and DC/DC battery chargers for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles require minimum space (Premo’s New Automotive Current Sensor use just 2.4mm3), and maximum power handling per cubic cm (This sensor handles 14.6A/cm3). A proper switching management require digital controls more than conventional PWM and a real time high frequency ( The sensor is designed for 200kHz ) sampling of the currents flowing through the primary is a must for high...
RealVNC partners with Wipro to provide remote access to mobile phone applications for in-vehicle usage
RealVNC, the original developer and leading provider of VNC, today announced that it has partnered with Wipro Technologies, the global IT services business of Wipro Limited ( NYSE:WIT). As a result of the agreement, Wipro has integrated VNC Mobile Solution for Automotive into its Connectivity Framework to enable remote control and access to mobile devices and applications directly from in-vehicle infotainment head units.
Audi / Volkswagen select austriamicrosystems’ FlexRay transceiver for Electronic Control Units
austriamicrosystems (SIX: AMS), a leading global designer and manufacturer of high performance analog ICs announced that Audi / Volkswagen has selected the AS8221 FlexRay transceiver for use in their Electronic Control Units (ECUs). The AS8221 fully conforms to the FlexRay Electrical Physical Layer Specification V2.1 Rev B and is targeted for use in ECUs connected to the permanent battery supply where the transceiver manages the ECU power-up via ...
Customizable CAN node
Hitex Development Tools introduces neoVI-MOTE, a new CAN bus remote controller developed by Intrepid Control Systems to make working with the CAN bus easier. The hand-held tool is specially designed for in-vehicle operation.
12mm Size Insulated Shaft Snap-In Type Potentiometer for Automotive Applications
With the RK12L115, ALPS ELECTRIC EUROPE GmbH offers a 12mm size carbon rotary potentiometer with linear resistance characteristics. The robust ALPS potentiometer with a 25mm flat, insulated plastic shaft of 6mm in diameter is available as snap-in type for vertical PCB assembly. It has a compact, low profile design with dimensions of 12.0mm x 11.2mm x 7.5mm (W x D x H).