When new technologies sweep across an industry, suppliers inevitably face new risks and challenges. And so it is with vehicle electrification, connectivity and automated/autonomous driving systems—three interrelated trends that are already changing vehicle design, engineering and manufacturing.
The fully integrated ADXC150x series of inertial combo sensors from Analog Devices, Inc. (Norwood, MA) brings together reliability and accuracy with shock and vibration immunity at a reduced footprint.
Ultrahaptics’ development platform allows companies looking to evolve innovative control solutions a route to evaluate and appreciate the benefits of gesture controls enhanced by tactile feedback sensations.
Swamy Kotagiri will discuss how to foster an innovative organizational culture during a Leadership Summit roundtable, April 4 at the SAE WCX17 in Detroit. He spoke recently with Automotive Engineering on this topic at Magna’s Troy, MI, offices during the company's annual Innovation Awards activity.
Autotalks’ next-generation V2X devices embed a mobility-optimized modem, support dual-antenna with optimal and flexible RX/TX (receiver/transmitter) diversity, perform line-rate message ECDSA (Elliptic Curve Digital Signature Algorithm) verification of the entire link capacity and embed an ultra-low-latency V2X HSM.
CIT Relay & Switch (Minneapolis, MN), a division of Circuit Interruption Technology, offers automotive relays from low current up to a highest switching capacity of 80 amps with voltages ranging from 6-v DC to 72-v DC.
Intersil Corp. offers a four-channel analog video decoder with MIPI-CSI2 output interface that supports the latest generation of system-on-a-chip (SOCs) and application processors used in automotive around-view systems—the industry’s first, claims the company.
Ford is to introduce a cylinder deactivation version of its 3-cylinder EcoBoost triple. It will enter production by early 2018 and it is expected to deliver up to a 6% fuel saving with associated CO2 emissions reduction.