SABIC Announces Portfolio Expansion with Launch of Three New Engineered LEXAN Film Products for Display, Electronics and Auto Sectors
SABIC’s Innovative Plastics business announced a major expansion of its industry leading LEXAN polycarbonate (PC) portfolio: three new engineered LEXAN PC film grades to help customers in the consumer electronics and automotive sectors meet growing demand for cost reduction, greater design flexibility, higher performance and compliance with global environmental regulations. The new grades – LEXAN HP92TTY, LEXAN 6060 and LEXAN OQ8DA films – ...
Multilayer varistors: E series for automotive electronics
TDK Corporation has extended its product range of EPCOS multilayer varistors with the new E series, which is designed to assure protection from current surge pulses in automotive electronics. Thanks to their innovative glass passivation, the SMD protection components that are qualified to AEC-Q200 with an extended stress test are even more rugged and reliable than before.
u-blox introduces SARA, versatile ultra-small GSM module series for M2M
u-blox launches SARA, a new line of versatile, low-power GSM/GPRS modules targeted at cost-sensitive applications. “Our new SARA line of GSM modules is designed to give customers exactly the features they need”, said Thomas Nigg, VP Product Marketing at u-blox, “The interchangeable and fully compatible SARA modules cover low to high-end features. This gives our M2M customers the precise cost/performance tradeoffs they need to develop the mo...
ams To Roll Out First ISO26262 Automotive Products
ams AG is approaching volume production of first automotive products developed along the new functional safety standard ISO26262.
Atmel Launches MCU-Based RF Transceiver IC Family with Industry's Lowest Power Consumption and Leading RF Performance
Atmel Corporation today announced the availability of a new family of low-power, high-performance microcontroller-based RF transceivers designed specifically for the automotive and smart RF markets. With the industry's lowest power consumption, high sensitivity and high output power, the three new devices (ATA5831, ATA5832 and ATA5833) are ideal for automotive applications including remote keyless entry (RKE), passive entry go (PEG), remote start...
Jumpstart automotive and transportation designs with TI's new Hercules TMS570 ARM safety microcontrollers
Texas Instruments announces 12 new Hercules TMS570 ARM Cortex-R4 safety microcontrollers, complementary TPS65831-Q1 multi-rail safety power management integrated circuit and DRV3201-Q1 safety motor driver from TI.
The world’s first dual FlexRay star coupler
With the component E981.57, ELMOS introduces the first dual FlexRay star coupler available in series production worldwide, thus completing the FlexRay family. The IC has passed certification according to the latest FlexRay Electrical Physical Layer (EPL) specification V3.0. The E981.57 meets the car manufacturers’ requirements with respect to electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) and electrostatic discharge (ESD).
First RGB LED driver according to LIN standard with BSM auto addressing worldwide
With the IC E521.30, ELMOS introduces an RGB LED system basic chip. The component features a fully integrated BSM (bus shunt method) auto addressing LIN transceiver. BSM represents a method for addressing participants in an LIN bus system that is robust and has been proven millions of times. The BSM auto addressing method has been established among the German OEMs e.g. in the field of HVAC flap motors and has been used for almost ten years across...
Renesas Announces Ultra-Low Power Consumption RH850/F1x Series Microcontrollers
Renesas Electronics today announced the RH850/F1x Series of 32-bit microcontrollers for automotive body applications as the first products to be released in the RH850 Family of automotive MCUs with on-chip flash memory employing the industry's most advanced 40 nanometer process.
STMicroelectronics Perfects Advanced Process Technology for New Generation of Sensor Electronics
STMicroelectronics has revealed a new generation of ICs using an advanced manufacturing process that helps save energy, improve accuracy and simplify the design of sensors for applications from automotive electronics to smart buildings and industrial controls.