Automotive http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25770/more en Tesla Makes Offer to Buy SolarCity http://electronicdesign.com/power/tesla-makes-offer-buy-solarcity <div class="node-body article-body">In a bid to establish itself as a clean energy giant, Tesla Motors has offered to buy SolarCity, one of the largest makers of solar panels for residential and commercial use. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/tesla-makes-offer-buy-solarcity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/tesla-makes-offer-buy-solarcity#comments Automotive Hot Topics Energy Power Wed, 22 Jun 2016 14:15:00 +0000 877341 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Tesla factory in Fremont, California. (Image courtesy of Tesla Motors).</p> Ethernet Standard Opens the Door to Advanced Connected-Car Design http://electronicdesign.com/iot/ethernet-standard-opens-door-advanced-connected-car-design <div class="node-body article-body">A new IEEE standard for Ethernet over a single, twisted wire pair enables an in-vehicle, homogenous network architecture and data speeds for advanced in-vehicle applications, as well as ties connected cars to the cloud and IoT.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/ethernet-standard-opens-door-advanced-connected-car-design" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/ethernet-standard-opens-door-advanced-connected-car-design#comments Automotive IoT Contributing Technical Experts Ethernet Tue, 21 Jun 2016 20:17:00 +0000 877311 at http://electronicdesign.com Self-Driving Bus Arrives in Maryland, with IBM Watson as Concierge http://electronicdesign.com/iot/self-driving-bus-arrives-maryland-ibm-watson-concierge <div class="node-body article-body">Local Motors, best known for its 3-D printed cars, is planning to give free public rides in its autonomous bus, Olli, toward the end of the summer. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/self-driving-bus-arrives-maryland-ibm-watson-concierge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/self-driving-bus-arrives-maryland-ibm-watson-concierge#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Dev Tools Electromechanical Power Tue, 21 Jun 2016 14:05:00 +0000 877211 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Olli and Local Motors chief executive&nbsp;John B. Rogers. (Image courtesy of IBM).</p> NXP Trims Workforce to Focus on Mixed-Signal Business http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/nxp-trims-workforce-focus-mixed-signal-business <div class="node-body article-body">The Dutch chipmaker, which supplies parts to automakers and device makers like Apple, said that it was selling its standard product business for $2.75 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/nxp-trims-workforce-focus-mixed-signal-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microprocessors/nxp-trims-workforce-focus-mixed-signal-business#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Mobile Microprocessors Power Mon, 20 Jun 2016 16:50:00 +0000 877201 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Silicon wafer made by NXP Semiconductors.&nbsp;The Dutch&nbsp;<span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="chipmaker">chipmaker</span>, which supplies parts to automakers and device makers like Apple, recently said that it was selling its standard product business for $2.75 billion. (Image courtesy of NXP).</p> 11 Myths About Oscilloscope Probes http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/11-myths-about-oscilloscope-probes <div class="node-body article-body">Many oscilloscope users have unwittingly shot themselves in the foot by ignoring the importance of the prosaic oscilloscope probe.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/11-myths-about-oscilloscope-probes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/test-measurement/11-myths-about-oscilloscope-probes#comments 11 Myths About... Automotive Mobile Oscilloscopes Test & Measurement Wed, 15 Jun 2016 16:06:00 +0000 876941 at http://electronicdesign.com Boost Reverse-Battery Protection for Automotive Electronic Control Units http://electronicdesign.com/analog/boost-reverse-battery-protection-automotive-electronic-control-units <div class="node-body article-body">When compared to a conventional Schottky diode, the Super Barrier Rectifier (SBR) can better protect automotive electronic control units (ECUs) against the damage from reverse-battery connection.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/analog/boost-reverse-battery-protection-automotive-electronic-control-units" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/analog/boost-reverse-battery-protection-automotive-electronic-control-units#comments Automotive Analog Design Solutions Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:04:00 +0000 876851 at http://electronicdesign.com Interconnecting Multi-Camera Systems in Mobile and Mobile-Influenced Designs http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interconnecting-multi-camera-systems-mobile-and-mobile-influenced-designs <div class="field-byline"> Richard Sproul and Haran Thanigasalam </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The MIPI CSI-2 system architecture, which provides mission-critical transport suited for real-time streaming applications, facilitates integration of multi-camera systems into mobile applications.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interconnecting-multi-camera-systems-mobile-and-mobile-influenced-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/interconnecting-multi-camera-systems-mobile-and-mobile-influenced-designs#comments Automotive Mobile Engineering Essentials Embedded Systems Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:53:00 +0000 876391 at http://electronicdesign.com Add USB Type-C Connectivity to Embedded Designs http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/add-usb-type-c-connectivity-embedded-designs <div class="node-body article-body">Although USB Type-C technology provides a leap forward in convenience for end users, developers need to understand the complexities of Type-C when adding this USB innovation to their embedded designs. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/add-usb-type-c-connectivity-embedded-designs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/interconnects/add-usb-type-c-connectivity-embedded-designs#comments Automotive Mobile Engineering Essentials Embedded Interconnects Tue, 31 May 2016 14:04:00 +0000 876161 at http://electronicdesign.com Intel Buys Machine Vision Developer Itseez http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-machine-vision-developer-itseez <div class="node-body article-body">In the midst of a larger restructuring, Intel said it was buying the company for its computer vision software, which has applications in self-driving cars, security systems, and factories.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-machine-vision-developer-itseez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/intel-buys-machine-vision-developer-itseez#comments Automotive Hot Topics Dev Tools Embedded Thu, 26 May 2016 20:05:00 +0000 876101 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Intel headquarters.&nbsp;(Image courtesy of&nbsp;<a data-rapid_p="29" data-track="attributionNameClick" href="https://www.flickr.com/photos/intelphotos/" title="Go to Nick Knupffer's photostream">Nick Knupffer</a>, Flickr).</p> Automakers Sprint Toward Self-Driving Cars, But Are Consumers Ready? http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/automakers-sprint-toward-self-driving-cars-are-consumers-ready <div class="node-body article-body">Most people are still concerned by the prospect of riding in autonomous cars, according to a new survey by the University of Michigan.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/automakers-sprint-toward-self-driving-cars-are-consumers-ready" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/automakers-sprint-toward-self-driving-cars-are-consumers-ready#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Electromechanical Embedded Microprocessors Thu, 26 May 2016 15:20:00 +0000 876071 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Nissan prototype for autonomous highway driving. (Image courtesy of Nissan-Renault).</p>