Electronic Products & Technology


June 22, 2020 by Stephen Law

Dev board serves motor control applications

NXP MCSXTE2BK142 motor control development board provides a hardware platform for motor control quick prototype verification. Motor control is one of the key applications for firm’s S32K14x general-purpose automotive microcontroller (MCU). Based on the 32-bit Arm Cortex-M, MCU is high-performance…
May 19, 2020 by Stephen Law

Automotive image sensor boosts low-light, RGB-IR performance

OMNIVISION TECHNOLOGIES OX03A2S 2.5 megapixel image sensor includes Nyxel near-infrared (NIR) technology suitable for designs in the automotive market. The ASIL-B sensor is suitable for exterior imaging applications that operate in low to no ambient light conditions within two-meters of…
May 6, 2020 by Stephen Law

Advanced analytics software speeds semiconductor design validation

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES PathWave Waveform Analytics edge-to-cloud computing application improves anomaly detection and reduces data storage costs in pre-silicon validation using machine learning algorithms. The automotive, IoT and mobile devices markets need to leverage design thinking and innovative technology to enable…
May 1, 2020 by Stephen Law

Tailor-made superjunction MOSFET perform in automotive designs

INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES CoolMOS CFD7A series silicon-based, high-performance tailor-made superjunction MOSFET can be used in both the PFC and the dc-dc stage of on-board charger systems and HV-LV dc-dc converters specifically optimized for electric-vehicle applications. Device is fully compatible with system…
April 15, 2020 by Stephen Law, Editor EP&T

Engineers persevere pandemic via remote offices

This unprecedented time has changed how tech approaches the topic of innovation
March 24, 2020 by EMTS Lab Inc.

Environmental testing takes a front seat in automotive industry

Emergence of autonomous vehicles further underscores the importance of proper reliability and ingress protection (IP) testing
March 21, 2020 by EP&T Magazine

Automotive lidar market: Battlefield of a hundred tech suppliers

Analysts at the technology consulting firm IDTechEx are tracking more than one hundred companies that develop 3D lidar modules. The tally was at 107 and counting by November 2019, and most companies position their business as automotive Tier 2 suppliers.…
February 7, 2020 by Stephen Law

Automotive grade MPSoC Product is AEC-Q100 qualified

XILINX Automotive XA Zynq UltraScale+ MPSoC family is qualified according to AEC-Q100 test specifications with full ISO26262 ASIL-C level certification. Product integrates a feature-rich 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 and dual-core ARM Cortex-R5 based processing system (PS) and Xilinx programmable logic…
January 19, 2020 by Stephen Law

Relays meet stringent IEC62752 requirements

AMERICAN ZETTLER AZEV116 and AZEV132 series of relays meet stringent requirements of IEC62752 for Mode 2 charging of Electric Vehicles (EV). For the charging of electric vehicles using household or CEE sockets, the IEC62752 standard offers system designers a welcome…
January 14, 2020 by Stephen Law

Piezo driver chip advances realistic haptic feedback in automotive HMIs

BOREAS TECHNOLOGIES BOS1211, the first low-power high-voltage piezoelectric driver integrated circuit (IC) enables high-definition (HD) haptic feedback in automotive human machine interfaces (HMIs), such as automotive infotainment screens and safety alerts in touch-sensitive steering wheels. Designed to support TDK Electronics’…
January 9, 2020 by Ryan Zummallen of Edmunds, The Associated Press, Las Vegas

Top automotive tech at CES 2020

Edmunds automotive website reveals some of the latest tech to appear on dealer lots in the near future
December 4, 2019 by Stephen Law

EV automotive fuse safely interrupts up to 1000Vdc

SCHURTER AEO 10.3x38mm midget-fuse series safely interrupts short circuits up to 20kA at 1000/800VDC, with a current rating range of 10-50A. Suitable for battery protection in electric vehicles, product series offers mounting versatility in addition to its remarkable high performance.…