Automotive Electronics


Electric Vehicle as Backup Battery for House

Electric Vehicles (EV) are the most fuel efficient green vehicles. Electric Cars are already being used as family car by individuals in most of the countries. Electric vehicle batteries are heavier to support high-speed long-range commuting, HVAC, vehicle safety electronics, infotainment appliances, and portal gadgets such as mobile phones, laptops, audio/video players etc. Some of […]

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October 2011:- STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader of automotive ICs, and Mobileye N.V., the leading provider of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to the automotive industry, announced that the two companies are co-developing the next generation of their System-on-Chip processor for the vision-based driver-assistance segment of the automotive market. The EyeQ3 and EyeQ3-Lite will be […]

Read more >>> 3G System-on-Chip for Vision-Based Driver Assistance Systems

MIT Researchers developed a system that uses a network of smartphones mounted on car dashboards to collect information about traffic signals and tell drivers when slowing down could help them avoid waiting at lights. By reducing the need to idle and accelerate from a standstill, the system saves gas: In tests conducted in Cambridge, Mass., […]

Read more >>> Dashboard Smartphone Driving Fuel Efficiency

AutoNOMOS Labs project at the Freie University Berlin, Artificial Intelligence Group has demonstrated a proof of concept of semi-autonomous driving where a test subject was able to control a research vehicle strictly through the brain waves. They already tested vehicle controller interface using iPhone, iPad, and eye tracking systems. Now they are trying to control […]

Read more >>> Brain Controlled Car Drive-By-Wire System using EEG Sensors

Pulse Electronics LTE WLAN GPS Multiband Vehicular-mount Antenna supports long term evolution (LTE), 3G, 4G, WLAN, and GPS applications on multiple frequency bands (698-960/1710-2170/2300-2700/1575 MHz). It is ideal for voice, mobile data, fixed broadband, navigation, asset tracking, fleet management, LTE, and 700 MHz public safety applications.

Read more >>> LTE WLAN GPS Multiband Antenna for In-Vehicle Mobile Broadband

Drayson Racing Technologies is to bring ‘dynamic charging’ to electric vehicle motorsport. Electric vehicles will be able to charge as they drive on the racing track. HaloIPT, the global leader in Inductive Power Transfer (IPT) systems for wirelessly charging electric vehicles, has a new strategic partnership with Drayson Racing Technologies to use HaloIPT’s unique wireless […]

Read more >>> Dynamic Charging Electric Race Car Powered by On-Track Inductive Charger

NXP Semiconductors a new generation of automotive position sensors, KMA210 Magnetoresistive Sensor chip and a unique signal conditioning ASIC developed in NXP’s advanced Silicon on Insulator (SOI) ABCD9 process technology. It is the first of a new magnetic sensor family in a full system-in-package solution that requires no external components. KMA210 is specially designed to […]

Read more >>> Magnetoresistive Position Sensors for Automotive Design

TE Circuit Protection, a pioneer of Polymeric Positive Temperature Coefficient (PTC) Resettable devices, has developed PolySwitch Overcurrent and Overvoltage Protection Devices to help protect power electronics circuits in automotive systems such as Electronic Control Unit (ECU), Heating Ventilation and Cooling (HVAC), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) displays, motor circuit protection, etc. TE Circuit Protection developed automotive […]

Read more >>> Resettable Overcurrent and Overvoltage Protection Devices for Automotives

CSR introduced CSR6000, AEC-Q100 qualified Wi-Fi platform for wireless connectivity into the automotive environment. The UniFi CSR6000 family has been designed for IEEE 802.11b/g/n in the 2.4Ghz band. Using 65nm CMOS it meets the requirements of automotive embedded systems, giving industry-leading low power consumption, optimal system performance, a small form factor and low total system […]

Read more >>> Car WiFi Hotspot – In-Vehicle Wireless Internet

Pioneering the market for ‘smart’ car keys, NXP Semiconductors announced the availability of its production-ready single-chip solution for multifunction car keys – the NCF2970 (KEyLink Lite). Enhancing the functionality of car keys by supporting Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, NXP’s KEyLink Lite enables car manufacturers to offer a new driving experience with keys that connect […]

Read more >>> Smartphone Car Remote Keyless Entry System – NFC Multifunction Car Keys

Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) is an energy saving device fitted to the engines to convert some of the waste energy produced during braking into more useful form of energy. The system stores the energy produced under braking in a reservoir (for example a flywheel or a battery) for later use under acceleration. Kinetic Energy […]

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Electromagnetic Brakes operate electrically, but unlike eddy current brakes, transmit torque mechanically. This is why they also used to be referred to as Electromechanical Brakes. Electromagnetic brakes have been used as supplementary retardation equipment in addition to the regular friction brakes on heavy vehicles. Single face electromagnetic brakes make up approximately 80% of all of […]

Read more >>> Electromagnetic (EM) Brakes – Electromechanical Braking System

Regenerative Braking is an energy recovery mechanism which slows a vehicle by converting its kinetic energy into another form, which can be either used immediately or stored until needed. The braking energy is converted into electric power, which is used to charge the vehicle battery. This contrasts with conventional braking systems, where the excess kinetic […]

Read more >>> Regenerative Braking System for Hybrid Vehicles

Bourns introduced a new Combined Torque and Angle Sensor designed for Electric Power Assisted Steering Systems (EPAS) and other automotive systems. The new combined torque & angle sensor provides torque and steering angle measurement in a single package, replacing two discrete sensors for significant space and cost savings. Based on Bourns’ Hall Effect (HE) non-clockspring […]

Read more >>> Combined Torque & Angle Sensor for Electric Power Assisted Steering (EPAS) System

Automotive system designers develop sophisticated LIDAR systems to automatically control vehicle speed and braking systems according to traffic conditions. Such systems can also dynamically control distance from other vehicles and obstacles and even manage safety features such as airbags. Automotive Laser-based obstacle recognition systems (LIDAR) which is now entering high volume production. Automotive LIDAR sensors […]

Read more >>> Automotive Laser LIDAR for Active Safety & Driver Assistance System

Automotive supplier Continental AG has announced to add a stereo camera to its ContiGuard safety system as an integral element of its forward looking braking systems. This will help prevent or at least reduce the seriousness of the frequent accidents involving pedestrians or with vehicles at intersections. The stereo camera realizes the already familiar assistance […]

Read more >>> Stereo Vision Camera for Driver Assistance System

Nuclear Powered Vehicles? Yes. As of 2011, there are a very few nuclear vehicles, and all of them are limited to military and spacecraft applications. Nuclear propulsion vehicles are now limited to rockets, spacecrafts, military aircrafts, and naval vehicles such as nuclear propulsion ships and submarines. Commercial nuclear vehicles are still in concept stage, and […]

Read more >>> Nuclear Powered Cars & Vehicles – Atomic Automobiles

Vehicular Communication Systems are an emerging type of networks in which vehicles and roadside units are the communicating nodes, providing each other with information, such as safety warnings and traffic information. As a cooperative approach, vehicular communication systems can be more effective in avoiding accidents and traffic congestions than if each vehicle tries to solve […]

Read more >>> Vehicular Communication System for Intelligent Transportation

Car-to-car communication (C2CC), often referred to as vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs), enables many new services for vehicles and creates numerous opportunities for safety improvements. Communication between vehicles can be used to realize driver support and active safety services like collision warning, up-to-date traffic and weather information or active navigation systems. However, besides enabling new […]

Read more >>> Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) Car to Car Communication Technologies

Car to Car Communication System is also called as Inter-Vehicle Communication System. Car-to-car communication (C2CC), often referred to as vehicular ad hoc networks (VANETs). Car-to-car communication allows direct communication between any two cars if direct wireless connectivity exists. In the case of no direct connectivity, multi-hop communication is used, where a data packet is forwarded […]

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