Challenges and Solutions for Power Testing in Automotive Applications


This technical overview provides a synopsis of automotive electronic systems, the challenges they face and what tools automotive electronics engineers need to meet them. It concludes with a [...]

Increasing Reliability and Efficiency in Next Generation Power Converter Designs (Part 1)


This is part one in a four part series that takes a look at each stage of the power converter design cycle. At each stage we will look at design and test challenges of next generation power [...]

Design & Test Solutions for Advanced Automotive

Advanced automotive technology for navigation, safety and infotainment involves superb sensor systems, wireless connections, route tracking, driver health monitoring and other capabilities. To [...]

Solutions for 802.11p Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE) Measurements

Advanced wireless communications, such as 802.11p, are being used within connected cars to increase safety for car drivers, passengers, and pedestrians through vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and [...]

Automotive FMCW Radar System Design Using 3D Framework for Scenario Modeling

Preventing human casualties caused by car collisions is a high priority. Today, radar systems, such as adaptive cruise control, stop-and-go, blind spot detection, lane change assist, and rear [...]

ON Semiconductor Introduces Scalable Image Sensor Platform for ADAS, Autonomous Driving

Sensors offer 1.2 to 8.3MP resolution, ASIL-C safety, and high dynamic range.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor As the industry moves from Level 2 systems for emergency autonomous [...]

Nissan’s Future Car Could Read Your Brainwaves

The carmaker’s ambitious new project has the potential to boost drivers’ reaction times.   By Murray Slovick, Contributing Editor Nissan has unveiled an ambitious automotive research project [...]

High Voltage Connectors Handle up to 450A in Electric Vehicles

By Nick Flaherty, Contributing Editor Rosenberger GmbH, based in Tittmoning, Germany, has launched a new series of high-voltage connector systems developed especially for power transmission in [...]

Cypress Semiconductor Doubles Down on Car Connectivity

By James Morra, Contributing Editor Cypress Semiconductor released an automotive chip that supports both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth without the performance loss caused by real-time switching between [...]

NXP Automated Drive Kit Gets Developers Started with Autonomous Vehicle Control

By William Wong, Technical Editor NXP and worked with AutonomousStuff to deliver the NXP Automated Drive Kit. Building a system to control an autonomous vehicle requires combining a wide range of [...]

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