Automotive http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25770/more en Tire Pressure Monitoring System Offers Single- or Dual-Axis Accelerometers http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tire-pressure-monitoring-system-offers-single-or-dual-axis-accelerometers <div class="node-body article-body">The FXTH87 tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) family from Freescale Semiconductor is a system-in-package solution that provides low power consumption with a high level of functional integration.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tire-pressure-monitoring-system-offers-single-or-dual-axis-accelerometers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tire-pressure-monitoring-system-offers-single-or-dual-axis-accelerometers#comments Automotive Products Embedded Mon, 27 Oct 2014 17:17:00 +0000 148401 at http://electronicdesign.com Dev Platform Uses i.MX 6 Series to Simplify Auto Infotainment http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/dev-platform-uses-imx-6-series-simplify-auto-infotainment <div class="node-body article-body">The Smart Application Blueprint for Rapid Engineering (SABRE) for auto infotainment (AI) by Freescale Semiconductor leverages the company’s i.MX 6 series applications processors to simplify Ethernet Audio Video Bridging (AVB) deployment. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/dev-platform-uses-imx-6-series-simplify-auto-infotainment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/dev-tools/dev-platform-uses-imx-6-series-simplify-auto-infotainment#comments Automotive Products Communications Dev Tools Embedded Mon, 27 Oct 2014 15:50:00 +0000 148371 at http://electronicdesign.com Lithium-Battery Technology Drivers http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers <div class="field-byline"> Jagat D. Singh, 3M Company </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since the first lithium-ion battery was commercialized in the early 1990s, that battery chemistry has become integral to consumer electronics applications. Li-ion batteries hold a number of advantages over nickel-cadmium (NiCd) or nickel-metal-hydride (NiMH) varieties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/lithium-battery-technology-drivers#comments Automotive Power Power Sources Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:24:00 +0000 148321 at http://electronicdesign.com RTOS Safety Tools Support Automotive Instrument Clusters http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/rtos-safety-tools-support-automotive-instrument-clusters <div class="node-body article-body">To support Freescale Semiconductor’s MAC57D5xx processor for automotive instrument cluster manufacturers, Green Hills software has extended its INTEGRITY RTOS and safety tools. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/rtos-safety-tools-support-automotive-instrument-clusters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/rtos-safety-tools-support-automotive-instrument-clusters#comments Automotive Products Dev Tools Embedded Tue, 21 Oct 2014 13:30:00 +0000 146191 at http://electronicdesign.com 32-bit MCU Utilizes MONOS Memory Structure for Automotive Chassis http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis <div class="node-body article-body">The RH850/P1x Series of 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) from Renesas combine a 40 nm process with a metal oxide nitride oxide silicon (MONOS) flash memory structure for automotive chassis systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/32-bit-mcu-utilizes-monos-memory-structure-automotive-chassis#comments Automotive Products Microcontrollers Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:06:00 +0000 145751 at http://electronicdesign.com Cortex-M7 Takes Aim at the IoT High Ground http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m7-takes-aim-iot-high-ground <div class="node-body article-body">ARM’s Cortex-M7 fills out their microcontroller line. It is code compatible with the Cortex-M4 but offering improved performance and scalability.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m7-takes-aim-iot-high-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/microcontrollers/cortex-m7-takes-aim-iot-high-ground#comments Automotive Medical Mobile Robotics Microcontrollers ST Microelectronics Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:29:00 +0000 136551 at http://electronicdesign.com 720-W Li-ion Battery Optimized for Electric Vehicles http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The EVC-116-720 from Green Watt Power is a 2 stage constant current/constant voltage lithium-ion (Li-ion) charger designed for on-board electric vehicle applications including electric scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/720-w-li-ion-battery-optimized-electric-vehicles#comments Automotive Products Power Thu, 25 Sep 2014 15:09:00 +0000 136471 at http://electronicdesign.com ASIL-C Functional Safety Simplified with 48-V Battery-Cell Controller http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller <div class="node-body article-body">Freescale’s 14-cell lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery-cell controller meets the stringent requirements for ASIL-C functional safety in industrial and automotive applications—at a lower cost. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/asil-c-functional-safety-simplified-48-v-battery-cell-controller#comments Automotive Products Power Freescale Europe News Tue, 23 Sep 2014 09:12:00 +0000 135421 at http://electronicdesign.com London Calling - Would You Trust Driverless Trucks? http://electronicdesign.com/london-calling-would-you-trust-driverless-trucks <div class="node-body link-body">Convoys of automated trucks could soon be thundering down a highway near you. Are you ready to share the road? Electronic Design European Editor Paul Whytock looks at the technology that enables driverless trucks and the fuel savings they could achieve. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://electronicdesign.com/site-files/electronicdesign.com/files/LondonCallingDriverless.png?1410959918" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/london-calling-would-you-trust-driverless-trucks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Automotive Systems Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:13:00 +0000 132421 at http://electronicdesign.com Customers Influence Ford F-150 Instrument-Cluster Redesign http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign <div class="field-deck"> New features in the 2015 F-150 truck include a vehicle-centered display with accessories better equipped for glove-wearing drivers. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After surveying customers, Ford’s F-150 design team concluded that truck drivers preferred a vehicle-centered display as opposed to revolving media, which led to the development of “MyView.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/displays/customers-influence-ford-f-150-instrument-cluster-redesign#comments Automotive Displays Systems Mon, 15 Sep 2014 14:47:00 +0000 131281 at http://electronicdesign.com