Toshiba introduces new automotive Ethernet-AVB bridge; working with Qualcomm on advanced connected car systems

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The TC9560XBG supports standards such as IEEE 802.1AS and IEEE 802.1Qav, generally referred to as Ethernet-AVB (Audio Video Bridging). The Ethernet-AVB standard enables stable, reliable multimedia transmissions, making it suitable for IVI and telematics. Connected to an application processor or other system-on-chip (SoC) host, the TC9560XBG allows the host device to deliver audio, video, and data information through the 10/100/1000 Ethernet network in an automotive environment.

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HARMAN introduces range of connected vehicle technologies and Microsoft partnership at CES

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HARMAN International Industries made a number of connected vehicle technology announcements during CES 2016 last week, including a connected car computing platform, demonstrated in the Rinspeed Σtos concept car; an advanced navigation system with live data fusion; an open cloud-based software delivery system; and a new partnership with Microsoft. Connected car computing platform. Phil Eyler, president, HARMAN Connected Car Division. Connected Infotainment.

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Infineon introduces first Trusted Platform Module specifically for automotive cybersecurity

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As a computer on wheels, the connected car benefits from the experience of the IT industry. It is easy to integrate and substantially increases cybersecurity—from production to recycling of connected cars. Technical information and availability.

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Renesas unveils Gen 3 R-Car system-on-chip for connected and autonomous cars

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Furthermore, in in-vehicle infotainment systems, the need for connectivity between various systems and services such as smartphones and cloud services is growing. By realizing this high performance as well as compliance with the ISO26262 (ASIL-B) standard for automotive functional safety, the R-Car H3 can be used as an automotive computing platform that supports a wide range of applications, including advanced driving safety support systems and in-vehicle infotainment systems.

2015 60

Renesas Electronics introduces V2V and V2I communications solutions

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Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the global availability of its lineup of V2X solutions that will help accelerate the arrival of autonomous driving. By combining these new SoCs, system developers can now easily develop systems that support the corresponding V2X standard for the Japanese, US, and European markets. Similarly, systems that conform to the North American standards (IEEE 801.11p, IEEE 1609.x, Samples of the R-Car W1R and R-Car W2H are available now.

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Nexperia announces 80% smaller automotive power MOSFET package

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Nexperia, the former Standard Products division of NXP, announced the availability of its automotive power MOSFETs in the new, LFPAK33, thermally-enhanced, loss-free package which has a footprint more than 80% smaller than industry standard devices. Target applications include: connected auto modules, next generation engine management systems; chassis and safety technology; LED lighting; relay replacement; C2X, radar, infotainment and navigation systems; and ADAS.

2017 60

AeroVironment introducing new TurboDX charging station at CES

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It is available in both 16 and 32 amp versions (240-volts) and with the option for 15 ft. TurboDX incorporates a proprietary thermal management algorithm allowing for a connected vehicle to charge during high ambient temperature conditions, while continuously monitoring to ensure safe operation. This ensures that they are safe, durable and meet our high standards. TurboDX has already started shipping and is available now.

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New Renesas SoC enables transfer of vehicle high-resolution camera video through multiple systems; surround view

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Ethernet AVB, or Audio Video Bridging, is an emerging standard that extends Ethernet to support multimedia streaming.). The R-Car T2 supports multiple standards, including IEEE 802.1AS, IEEE802.1Qav, IEEE802.1Qat, and IEEE1722 standards.

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New Renesas 32-Bit MCUs for improved fuel efficiency in vehicle powertrain control applications

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The RH850/E1M-S2 MCUs support the Single Edge Nibble Transmission (SENT) digital communication standard for sensors and CAN FD5, which accommodates the increase in the volume of data from the increasing number of sensors and the need for high-speed data transfer to other vehicle control units respectively. The new RH850/E1M-S2 MCUs are equipped with six Renesas SENT (RSENT) channels compliant with the SENT communication standard for sensor data.

2016 60

EV Briefs, and Black Rock City & EVs

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Their Rechargeit.org campaign really makes the connections between renewable power and plug-in cars. Now the relationship with EVs may be going further still. The plug-in Priuses are almost doubling the fuel efficiency of Google standard Prius fleet, getting 74 MPG rather than 41 MPG. We’ve all got electricity at home and work right now, and we’d like to use it for our cars. A few items before I head out to Black Rock City for two weeks.

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Xilinx expands all programmable Artix-7 FPGA family with new automotive qualified devices

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The XA family is well suited for automotive applications requiring advanced video processing, complex DSP operations, or bridging to the latest interface or networking standards. Gbit/s, enable customers to implement fully integrated connectivity solutions such as PCI Express Gen 2. Fully AEC-Q100 qualified Artix-7 XA7A100T FPGAs are available today for mass production. Xilinx, Inc.

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New high-resolution time-to-digital converter from ams offers better object detection and avoidance for LiDAR

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The new TDC-GPX2 also features standard low-voltage differential signaling (LVDS) and serial peripheral (SPI) interfaces, and a new, smaller 9mm x 9mm QFN64 package. ams has put particular emphasis on making the TDC-GPX2 easy to implement in end-product designs, providing standard interfaces and requiring few external components. The TDC-GPX2 is available now in production volume. Unit pricing is available on request from ams.

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Ford showcases Transit line-up powered by new Ford EcoBlue diesel at Hannover; 6-speed auto, AWD and SYNC 3

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Available now in the latest Transit and Transit Custom models, the 2.0-liter Ford EcoBlue engine is offered in 105 PS, 130 PS and 170 PS power ratings, each of which offers increased power and torque compared with the outgoing 2.2-liter engine.

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Freescale introduces intelligent battery sensor combining MCU and CAN with flexible three-channel analog front end

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Freescale Semiconductor announced the availability of the industry’s first general market AEC-Q100 qualified intelligent battery sensor to combine three measurement channels, a 16/32-bit MCU, and a CAN protocol module in a single package. The MM9Z1J638 is fully AEC-Q100 automotive qualified and designed to meet stringent automotive standards for ESD, EMC and zero defect quality levels.

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New Renesas R-Car D1 series of automotive SoCs specialized for 3D graphics clusters

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Renesas Electronics Corporation announced the availability of the R-Car D1 Series, as the first member of system-on-chips (SoCs) in the R-Car Family specialized for 3D instrument cluster systems. To implement high-reliability systems, R-Car D1 supports the ISO 26262 standard for automotive functional safety. Samples of the R-Car D1 Series are available now. Availability is subject to change without notice.).

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Coulomb Technologies to Provide 4,600 Free Home and Public Charging Stations Through ChargePoint America Program

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ChargePoint charging stations are available now for installation in all nine designated regional metropolitan areas of the US. Any purchaser of a program electric vehicle (the Chevrolet Volt; the Ford Transit Connect and Ford Focus Electric; or the smart fortwo electric drive), whose home is located within one of the nine target regions, will be eligible to receive a home charging station at no cost. Locations for the ChargePoint America program. Click to enlarge.

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