Electromechanical http://electronicdesign.com/taxonomy/term/25793/more en New-Look Position-Encoder Interfaces Enhance Motor Control http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/new-look-position-encoder-interfaces-enhance-motor-control <div class="node-body article-body">Advances in position-encoder interfaces overcome typical challenges designers face regarding precision, safety, and meeting cost requirements.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/new-look-position-encoder-interfaces-enhance-motor-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/new-look-position-encoder-interfaces-enhance-motor-control#comments Analog Electromechanical Embedded industrial Texas Instruments Thu, 15 Sep 2016 12:00:00 +0000 883201 at http://electronicdesign.com Forget this Self-Driving Car Nonsense http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense <div class="node-body blog-body">Autonomous cars may be on the way, but Lou Frenzel is having none of it.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/blog/forget-self-driving-car-nonsense#comments Automotive IoT Electromechanical Communiqué Mon, 22 Aug 2016 19:25:00 +0000 880181 at http://electronicdesign.com Velodyne Funding Highlights Lidar’s Role in Driverless Cars http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars <div class="node-body article-body">Ford and China's search engine Baidu invested $150 million in lidar company Velodyne last week in the latest endorsement for the laser imaging technology.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/velodyne-funding-highlights-lidar-s-role-driverless-cars#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Analog Electromechanical Mon, 22 Aug 2016 14:45:00 +0000 880151 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Ford).</p> Q&A: Vesper’s Chief Executive Lends an Ear to the Internet of Things http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Crowley, Vesper's chief executive, discussed the company’s piezoelectric MEMS and many new applications for microphone arrays.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/electromechanical/qa-vesper-s-chief-executive-lends-ear-internet-things#comments Hot Topics IoT Analog Electromechanical Thu, 18 Aug 2016 14:50:00 +0000 879641 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Vesper VM1000 acoustic sensor. (Image courtesy of Vesper).</p> Tesla Driver Involved in Fatal Crash with Autopilot Engaged http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged <div class="node-body article-body">A Tesla driver was involved in a fatal crash after the electric vehicle's automated driving software failed to react to another car on the road. Highway regulators have opened an investigation into the accident.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/tesla-driver-involved-fatal-crash-autopilot-engaged#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Electromechanical Embedded Sat, 02 Jul 2016 16:05:00 +0000 877731 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>(Image courtesy of Volvo).</p> 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> 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> Gallery: Unmanned Vehicles from XPonential 2016 http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unmanned-vehicles-xponential-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">XPonential 2016 hosted plenty of UAVs and other unmanned platforms and technologies</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unmanned-vehicles-xponential-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/embedded/gallery-unmanned-vehicles-xponential-2016#comments Hot Topics Robotics Electromechanical Embedded Tue, 10 May 2016 17:35:00 +0000 875361 at http://electronicdesign.com Cypress Acquires Broadcom’s Internet of Things Business, Loses Long-Time Chief Executive http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-internet-things-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive <div class="node-body article-body">Cypress has agreed to buy Broadcom's wireless IoT business. The deal coincided with the departure of the company's long-time chief executive.</div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-internet-things-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/iot/cypress-acquires-broadcom-s-internet-things-business-loses-long-time-chief-executive#comments Automotive Hot Topics IoT Mobile Electromechanical Microcontrollers Wireless Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:40:00 +0000 874871 at http://electronicdesign.com <p>Cypress will combine the new wireless chips with its low-power programmable chips and microcontrollers, which are widely used in consumer electronics and automobiles. (Image courtesy of Ford).</p> Gallery: The History of Solar-Powered Airplanes http://electronicdesign.com/power/gallery-history-solar-powered-airplanes <div class="node-body gallery-body">Solar Impulse 2, which recently crossed the Pacific Ocean without a single drop of fuel, is not the first solar-powered airplane. Research projects testing the limits of solar power helped to set the table for the latest milestone. </div> <p><a href="http://electronicdesign.com/power/gallery-history-solar-powered-airplanes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://electronicdesign.com/power/gallery-history-solar-powered-airplanes#comments Hot Topics Energy Analog Electromechanical Power Power Sources Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:45:00 +0000 874781 at http://electronicdesign.com