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Power amplifier IC enables better car audio quality

Power amplifier IC enables better car audio quality
  Designed for automotive audio applications, Toshiba Electronics Europe has introduced a 49W-per-channel power amplifier IC. The four-channel TCB501HQ provides high output power and low distortion and detects output offset voltage.
19th July 2016

Testing in real time: The driver of automotive apps

Testing in real time: The driver of automotive apps
These days when we get behind the wheel of our cars, it’s often not just a case of turning on the radio and cruising onto our destinations. You can make a call before you depart, check that the road ahead is clear with bright sunshine, as well as turn on entertainment for your passengers, all via digital infotainment systems. Author: Christopher P. Willis, CMO at Perfecto
11th July 2016

Infotainment system demand for in-car transmission technology

Infotainment system demand for in-car transmission technology
  Based on its APIX technology, Inova Semiconductors have announced that 50 million devices have now been deployed. Due to the increasing numbers of displays and cameras in today’s connected vehicles, the adoption of APIX devices is rapidly accelerating.
11th July 2016


Automotive infotainment networking solution

Automotive infotainment networking solution
To manage the infotainment system networking functions in their global compact car platform, Microchip Technology has announced that General Motors (GM) is using Microchip’s Media Oriented Systems Transport (MOST) Intelligent Network Interface Controllers (INICs).This includes the Chevy Cruze, Chevy Volt, Opel Astra, Buick Excelle and Buick Verano. 
21st June 2016

Google & Qualcomm collaborate on in-car Android OS

Qualcomm Incorporated has announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., is working with Google on an initiative bringing the power of Android OS embedded directly into the car. The initiative aims to help car makers create powerful infotainment systems using Android as a common platform, making it easier to add connected services and applications while delivering a safer and more intuitive driving experience. The goal is to accelerate innovation in the car with an approach that offers openness, customisation and scale.
20th May 2016

3D ADR firmware enables low latency for interactive HUDs

3D ADR firmware enables low latency for interactive HUDs
Designed for first mount or aftermarket road vehicle applications, such as in-car navigation, infotainment systems, telematics units and fleet management, u-blox has released its 4th gen firmware for 3D ADR (Automotive Dead Reckoning) GNSS modules and chips. The upgraded GNSS receivers now offer real-time continuous navigation output with an update rate of 20Hz, enabling low latency for applications such as interactive HUDs.
9th May 2016

Dual picture video processor targets automotive panels

Dual picture video processor targets automotive panels
Toshiba Electronics Europe has announced a dual picture video processor designed for high resolution automotive displays. The TC90195XBG supports 1920x720 panels at 60fps and 1920x1080 panels at 30fps for navigation, entertainment and driver support systems that are increasingly found in cars.
13th April 2016

2015 leading vendors of semiconductors to the OE automotive sector

According to the latest analysis by Semicast Research, NXP was the leading vendor of semiconductors to the OE automotive sector in 2015. Infineon Technologies passed Renesas Electronics to become the second largest vendor, with STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments completing the top five. Semicast estimates that revenues for OE automotive semiconductors totaled $28.2bn in 2015.
5th April 2016

Delivering faster processing speeds at Volkswagen

A collaboration has been formed between Texas Instruments and Volkswagen on a new infotainment platform - the Volkswagen MIB II infotainment platform. It incorporates a range of TI’s “Jacinto” processors, as well as power management integrated circuits (ICs), and FPD-Link III serialisers and deserialisers. Together, the TI devices provide improved processing performance, platform scalability and a responsive user interface.
3rd March 2016

Audio solutions for entry level infotainment systems

Audio solutions for entry level infotainment systems
An entry level infotainment processor for display audio, radio/audio and other cost sensitive in-vehicle segments has been added to the “Jacinto 6” family of System-on-Chips (SoCs) from Texas Instruments.
3rd March 2016


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