The first IEEE International Electric Vehicle Conference (IEVC) is scheduled for 4-8 March 2012 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC. IEVC 2012 is designed to facilitate the exchange of information on global trends in technology, engineering, standards and deployment aspects among industrial, academic and regulatory thought leaders for the rapidly-growing worldwide electric vehicle ecosystem.
Ioxus, Inc. announced its new iCAP 3,000 Farad (F) ultracapacitor, the first size in a new family of cell products. These ultracapacitors are said to represent the lowest weight, lowest equivalent series resistance (ESR) and
Maxim Integrated Products introduced the MAX16919/MAX16969 Hi-Speed USB 2.0 automotive-grade protectors with iPod/iPhone fast-charge detection and USB host-charger detection for all USB gadgets. The protectors’ fast-charge detection supports
The Tinker's Toolbox - Mark Lefebvre of IBM Rational on Next-Generation Automotive Electronics IntegrationJanuary 31, 2012 5:29 am | Podcasts | Comments
In today's podcast we talk to Mark Lefebvre, Strategic Alliances and Integrations, IBM Rational, about next-generation automotive electronics and the challenges facing system integrators.
Realizing a true gasoline competitor will require many improvements in battery technology. With new battery chemistries capable of big increases in energy and power density, comes significant complexity in battery management to enable their practical use.
Allegro MicroSystems, Inc. announced the release of a new dual, full-bridge PWM motor driver IC targeted at the office automation, automotive, industrial and consumer markets. The A4970 motor driver IC uses
Created with a low profile and multiple circuit topologies, including independent; dual; in parallel; common collector; and common emitter, two new Powerex split dual SiC MOSFET Modules (QJD1210010 and QJD1210011) are designed for
International Rectifier introduced the AUIR0815S automotive-qualified IC featuring very high output current in excess of 10 A to drive large IGBTs or MOSFETs in inverter stages for the power train of hybrid and electrical vehicles.
Infineon Technologies introduced an innovative package technology providing high-current capability and high efficiency for demanding automotive electronics applications, including electric and hybrid vehicles.
STMicroelectronics introduced what is presented as the market’s first multi-functional door-zone driver with an integrated electric-window control.
Texas Instruments introduced a 100-V synchronous buck regulator with integrated MOSFETs. The 600-mA LM5017 is appropriate for telecommunication, industrial, smart grid and automotive systems. Used in conjunction with the WEBENCH online design tool, the regulator is
Cal Sensors announced the global launch of a new Sensor Prototype Kit, a plug-and-play tool deigned to accelerate prototyping, validation and product development for new gas measurement instruments. Supporting PbS and PbSe detector technologies, the kit allows
Advantech launched SOM-6765, the latest COM-Express Compact CPU module. This module is powered by the low power Intel Atom N2600 and D2700 processors based on COM.0 R2.0 type 2 pin-out. Type 2 pin-out and legacy I/O support make for
Although the last official DMC 12 left the production line in the early 80's, a company in Texas have all the original factory presses and parts to start making 'as new' cars again in 2013, one option will be an Electric model.
Schaefer announced the PRP-750 Series of highly efficient, pure sine wave inverters that provide up to 750 VA of power in a chassis mount package. The series has versions that meet industrial (EN60950) or rail (EN50155) standards. Standard input voltages of
As HD audio and speaker quality continue to evolve, the demand for higher quality audio increases. Audio streaming will compete with other types of media, including HDTV, video streaming and games. To help meet these HD-quality expectations, MPEG Surround enhances the streaming experience.
ZMD AG (ZMDI) and edacentrum today announced the results of the SyEnA (synthesis-supported design of analog circuits) research project, which is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research.
Omega’s new HHM8229 5-in-1 autorange digital multimeter offers temperature, RH, sound, light and digital multimeter features in-one device. It features a
Ford Collaborates with Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects for In-Car Health and Wellness ResearchJanuary 12, 2012 4:58 am | News | Comments
LAS VEGAS â€“ Ford, Microsoft, Healthrageous and BlueMetal Architects announced an alliance today to research technology to help people monitor and maintain health and wellness while on the move. The alliance was unveiled during the â€œDoctor in Your Carâ€ keynote address...
The tools of INCHRON, a leading manufacturer and supplier of design and test solutions for real-time critical software, are now being used worldwide by Continental to analyze the real-time behavior of its control units and networks.
Murata Electronics North America announced the expansion of its PKLCS Family with two new SMD piezoelectric sounders at 2.4 kHz for the portable, industrial, and automotive markets. The PKLCS1212E2400-R1 (consumer version) and
LeCroy Corporation, a worldwide leader in test and measurement instruments, today released three new test packages to address the growing automotive segment.
Foryou General Electronics has designed in u-blox 6 GPS receiver modules for two lines of advanced in-car infotainment systems, the Android-based AN6B01 and CE6620.Â
KPIT Cummins, a global leader in productengineering solutions for automotive industry, announced that its In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) platform is now compliant with GENIVI Compliance Specification Release 1.0.
Rovi unveiled TotalGuide G2, a second-generation, unified entertainment discovery and access solution for consumer electronics manufacturers, enabling them to define and market differentiated products.