Making Bluetooth Low Energy (LE) work for you
Well established as the preferred method of connecting accessories to mobile devices, Bluetooth Classic offers a very easy to use service where connected and paired devices are remembered and automatically reconnected when in range. At first sight, Bluetooth Classic would appear to be a useful technology for devices in the IoT space. However, Bluetooth Classic has a couple of major drawbacks that severely limit its usefulness for general IoT...
R-Car D3 SoC expands 3D graphics cluster market
Renesas Electronics has announced its high-performance R-Car D3 automotive infotainment system SoC, designed to expand the use of 3D graphics instrument clusters (3D clusters) that support 3D graphics displays in entry-class cars. The R-Car D3 achieves both high-performance graphic capabilities and contributes to significant reduction in overall system development cost.
Ultra slim signage player for outdoor applications
Manufacturer of embedded systems and digital signage players, IBASE Technology, has announced SE-102-N, an ultra slim, fanless digital signage player that measures 19.5mm thick. The media player enables the retail, food and hospitality segments to deliver compelling and valuable content in dual high-definition HDMI displays to targeted audiences in outdoor environments.
Optical connectivity solutions for smart antenna modules
Supplier for automotive gigabit connectivity over POF (Plastic Optical Fibre), KDPOF, now provide their optical connectivity technology for Integrated Smart Antenna (ISA) modules. An ISA consists of several antennas for signal reception, an antenna hub, and an Ethernet connection to the consumers of the antenna signals such as a radio device. If each of the several antennas in a car is routed to its respective ECU with its own cable, soon th...
Terminal antennas for ISM and cellular frequencies
Manufacturer of antennas and RF antenna modules, Antenova, is introducing two brand new antennas for the ISM and cellular frequencies. These antennas are designed to be used on the exterior of a product, and are built to an ergonomic blade design to blend well into the outside of the design. The first antenna, named Draco (P/N SREL036) is a terminal antenna for 4G, 3G and 2G applications, covering the LTE, HSPA+, WCDMA, CDMA, GSM, GPRS,...
Open development platform for secure car connectivity applications
The Modular Telematics Platform (MTP) from STMicroelectronics provides an open development environment for prototyping advanced smart driving applications, including vehicle connectivity to back-end servers, road infrastructure, and other vehicles.
Operating system integrated into navigation system prototype
Green Hills Software has announced that it has been selected by Infinite Dimensions Integration to provide its INTEGRITY-178 tuMP multicore operating system for the Resilient Embedded GPS/Internal Navigation System Prototype Pilot (R-EGI).
USB smart modules to assist connectivity in vehicles
Electronic manufacturer, Molex has merged automotive-grade durability with mass availability on its line of USB Smart Charge Modules. Manufactured specifically for customers automotive and commercial vehicles that require a smart-charge USB module, Molex products feature design to give users maximum performance.
Giving the connected car built-in security
The automotive processors that are available from STMicroelectronics feature a dedicated, built-in security module designed to protect connected cars against cyber threats.
Antenna systems division awarded contract by CALTEC
Corporación de Alta Tecnologia SAC (CALTEC), a systems integrator serving the South American telecommunications market, has selected the Antenna Systems Division of Communications & Power Industries LLC (CPI) to provide a fully integrated 9.4m Ka-band gateway antenna system from its ASC Signal product line at the Lurin Teleport in Lima, Peru.