Ramtron International Corporation today added two new serial F-RAM devices to its V-Family product line that meet stringent AEC-Q100 Grade 3 automotive qualification standards. The FM24V01-G and FM25V01-G are 128-kilobit (Kb) high-performance nonvolatile F-RAM memories...
Allegro MicroSytems, Inc. introduced a new Hall-effect IC for AC or DC current sensing in low-voltage audio, communications systems, white goods, and automotive applications. Typical applications include
Cherry’s GS102301 geartooth speed sensor is suitable for any application where rugged, dependable speed sensing is required. Tested to SAE J1455, this digital output Hall effect speed sensor is
Nearly all vehicles have a chime or speaker on the dashboard instrument cluster for various alert functions. Increasingly, instrument cluster manufacturers are turning to speakers...
Silicon Laboratories introduced what is presented as the most highly integrated car radio tuner IC family, incorporating the entire radio tuner solution from antenna input to audio output in a single CMOS IC.
NXP provides details their new automotive LED Driver ICs with advanced features at electronica 2010. The devices require fewer external components than previous solution.
NXP provides details their new automotive LED Driver ICs with advanced features at electronica 2010.
ITT shows off their new UL-qualified EVC high-amperage e-vehicle charging handle/connector that enables faster charging times.
Stealth Computer has released a new ultra small PC designed specifically for in-vehicle/mobile/embedded applications. The LPC-100M operates from 10 V to 26 VDC power input making it suitable for DC powered applications. Features include
ON Semiconductor’s AMIS-30523 integrates a stepper motor driver and CAN transceiver in a single package, two-die device. This configuration can be used to control multiple motors of the same type on a single bus, and it provides
Freescale Semiconductor’s 77 gigahertz (GHz) silicon germanium (SiGe) integrated chipsets are intended for use in automotive radar systems. These radar solutions provide long- and mid-range functionality, allowing
NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the availability of fully integrated, highly flexible driver IC solutions designed for vehicle LED headlights and tail lights, based on automotive-qualified technology. The ASL1010NTK and ASL1010PHN are the industry’s first automotive LED driver ICs to integrate critical functionality...
TT electronics OPTEK Technology has developed a series of high-reliability, high-sensitivity color LEDs processed to MIL-PRF-19500-level TX and TXV specifications. Designated the OVM4x Series, the visible LEDs feature hermetically sealed TO-46 package with
Melexis announced its MLX91206 Series for contact-less current sensing in renewable energy, hybrid electric vehicle (HEV) and electric vehicle (EV) applications. The customer programmable monolithic sensor IC, featuring Triaxis Hall technology, enables
Within the last few years, designers have established a solid powertrain foundation for hybrid vehicles (HEVs) and electric vehicles (EVs). All major auto manufactures see the hybrid and electric vehicle market as one continuing to enjoy steady growth.
The Rohde & Schwarz ZVA110 high-end network analyzer covers the entire frequency range from 10 MHz to 110 GHz. Its dynamic range, high output power and measurement speed make the analyzer appropriate for
Digital Power Corporation has developed a portable 90 W converter that can be powered from many different sources. It is intended for use with a wide variety of mobile devices in a wide variety of environments. The mobile switcher can
Murata Power Solutions extended its HPQ range of high power quarter-brick isolated DC-DC converters with the introduction of the HPQ-8.3, a 182.6W model with 8.3 V output, and a
This has been a good year for the electronic design community, with advances in hardware, software, materials, and technology. Take a moment to nominate your favorites for the 2010 ECN Readers Choice Tech Awards.
National Semiconductor Corp. announced the addition of WEBENCH LED Architect to its portfolio of online WEBENCH Designer tools. Said to be the first of its kind, the tool enables both novice and expert designers to
MPD’s AS212-C automotive socket features weather and vibration resistance in a durable nylon housing. The socket touts easy with the inclusion of a right angle bezel for placement under a panel, dashboard or cabinet. Also included are
As touchscreens with gesture-based interfaces have become nearly standard in the mobile phone segment, many people are waiting impatiently for the technology to make its way into the automotive market.
Automotive electro-mobility, one of the hottest automotive topics today, will be a central focus of the upcoming electronica show, which will take place from November 9 to 12, 2010 in Munich, Germany.
MH&W International provides U 90 silicone-free thermal interface materials (TIMs) with a new light tack adhesive to provide high thermal conductivity where contamination threats prevent the use of silicone-based thermal pads, and allow
Micrel’s KSZ8051 single supply 10Base-T/100Base-TX Ethernet physical layer transceiver is designed for transmission and reception of data over standard CAT-5 unshielded twisted pair (UTP) cable. It uses