Automotive http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25770/more en Synergistic Tools Highlight New Microcontroller Family http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family <div class="node-body article-body">Renesas Electronics revealed a major new hardware and software environment called the Renesas Synergy Platform that’s built around ARM Cortex microcontroller cores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/synergistic-tools-highlight-new-microcontroller-family#comments Automotive Hot Topics Mobile Robotics Dev Tools Microcontrollers Tue, 30 Jun 2015 22:29:00 +0000 841211 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. The Renesas Synergy Platform for the IoT is built around a scalable MCU family based on ARM Cortex-M cores and modular, qualified software tools.&nbsp;</p> Just Say No to the Driverless Car http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car <div class="node-body blog-body">There is no doubt that the technology behind self-driving cars is impressive. But even with all the state-of-art technology, can they really replace an experienced driver?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/communiqu">Communiqué</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/just-say-no-driverless-car#comments Automotive Blogs Embedded Systems Communiqué Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:55:00 +0000 841161 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between mPCIe and mSATA? http://electronicdesign.com/memory/what-s-difference-between-mpcie-and-msata <div class="node-body article-body">Often confused for each other, mSATA and mPCIe cards share a form factor and connector, yet are electrically unique miniature card formats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/what-s-difference-between-mpcie-and-msata" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/what-s-difference-between-mpcie-and-msata#comments Automotive Mobile What’s The Difference Between… Memory Wed, 24 Jun 2015 13:31:00 +0000 840941 at http://electronicdesign.com Researchers Map Catalyst Degradation in Fuel Cells http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells <div class="node-body article-body">A research team at the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo has introduced a combination imaging technique that has helped to reveal the cause of catalyst degradation in fuel cells.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power-sources/researchers-map-catalyst-degradation-fuel-cells#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Power Power Sources Systems Thu, 18 Jun 2015 20:49:00 +0000 840721 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>In order for fuel cells to gain traction as a viable&nbsp;power source in consumer products, they must be made more efficient. A Japanese&nbsp;research team has developed a method for measuring catalyst degradation in fuel cells -&nbsp;an important step in&nbsp;improving fuel cell durability. Image courtesy of ThinkStock.</p> Ethernet Continues to Go Faster and Get More Flexible http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-continues-go-faster-and-get-more-flexible <div class="field-deck"> Ethernet is everywhere and bandwidth is hitting 100 Gbits/s but Ethernet has other flavors for different applications. For example, Audio Video Bridging (AVB) over Ethernet provides real-time multimedia over Ethernet. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It was hard to imagine Ethernet’s staying power when it first appeared on the market almost 35 years ago. It used thick coax. It pumped data at 10 Mbit/s....</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-continues-go-faster-and-get-more-flexible" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/ethernet-continues-go-faster-and-get-more-flexible#comments Automotive Defense Mobile Communications Thu, 18 Jun 2015 19:39:00 +0000 840701 at http://electronicdesign.com Automotive MOSFETS Feature Low On-Resistance http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance <div class="node-body article-body">New power MOSFETs from Toshiba feature low on-resistance, making them suitable for automotive applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/mosfets/automotive-mosfets-feature-low-resistance#comments Automotive Products MOSFETs Power Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:16:00 +0000 840651 at http://electronicdesign.com Hypervisor Supports Virtual Machines http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/hypervisor-supports-virtual-machines <div class="node-body article-body">Imagination Technologies’ OmniShield provides secure hypervisor support to its MIPS-based processor cores.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/hypervisor-supports-virtual-machines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/hypervisor-supports-virtual-machines#comments Automotive Defense Mobile Dev Tools Microprocessors Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:54:00 +0000 840151 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>1. OmniShield supports virtual-machine use of the MIPS cores and the PowerVR series GPU cores. (<a href="/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/archive/OmniShieldFigure1.jpg" target="_blank">Click for larger image</a>).</p> Telematics Will Continue Driving M2M Market Forward http://electronicdesign.com/communications/telematics-will-continue-driving-m2m-market-forward <div class="node-body article-body">Drawing from new research on the global technology industry, Juniper Research is predicting that the telematics sector will lead the M2M market, in terms of revenue, until the end of the decade. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/communications/telematics-will-continue-driving-m2m-market-forward" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/communications/telematics-will-continue-driving-m2m-market-forward#comments Automotive Energy Mobile Communications Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:55:00 +0000 840081 at http://electronicdesign.com Non-Volatile NRAM Nanotubes Deliver Endurance and Performance http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-nram-nanotubes-deliver-endurance-and-performance <div class="node-body article-body">Nantero’s non-volatile, nanotube-based NRAM is the latest memory technology to try to unseat DRAM and flash memory. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-nram-nanotubes-deliver-endurance-and-performance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/memory/non-volatile-nram-nanotubes-deliver-endurance-and-performance#comments Automotive Defense Mobile Digital ICs Memory News Wed, 03 Jun 2015 16:18:00 +0000 839901 at http://electronicdesign.com What’s the Difference Between UL Then and Now? http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-ul-then-and-now <div class="node-body article-body">Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has been a leader in safety science for more than 120 years. How has it changed from its beginnings?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-ul-then-and-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/what-s-difference-between-ul-then-and-now#comments Automotive Mobile What’s The Difference Between… Embedded Mon, 01 Jun 2015 16:11:00 +0000 839831 at http://electronicdesign.com