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The case for embedded analytics in automotive

The case for embedded analytics in automotive
  The ISO26262 framework has joined a growing list of standards bringing improved safety to automotive design, particularly in preparation for ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems).
20th November 2017

Exoskeleton technology helps factory workers avoid injuries

Exoskeleton technology helps factory workers avoid injuries
Putting dishes on a high shelf or changing an overhead lightbulb occasionally might not be difficult, but could you imagine performing either of these tasks 4,600 times per day? How about 1 million times a year? These are the approximate number of times some Ford assembly line workers lift their arms during overhead work tasks. At this rate, the possibility of fatigue or injury on the body increases significantly.
13th November 2017

Let's all stay safe with Jost

Let's all stay safe with Jost
Human error can be taken out of trailer coupling through three-sensor fifth wheels, which allows the operator to be confident that the vehicle is safe to drive. The technology was pioneered by JOST UK 14 years ago, who here looks at how it has developed over the years and become popular with increasing numbers of fleets both in the UK and around the world.
8th November 2017


Stronger press hardening steel for automotive safety components

Stronger press hardening steel for automotive safety components
  Through a join collaboration with automotive component manufacture, SSAB has developed a new press hardening steel named the Docol PHS 2000, that offers higher tensile strength than any other product in its wide portfolio of press hardening automotive steels.
8th November 2017

Soft car collision avoidance testing reaches motorway speed

Soft car collision avoidance testing reaches motorway speed
  Compact servo drives from Elmo Motion Control provide the driving force for what AB Dynamics’ (ABD) claims to be the fastest, most robust test rig yet. This enables the company, which specialises in testing systems for the automotive industry, to increase the speed and versatility of its Guided Soft Target (GST) vehicle.
6th November 2017

Test platform tools achieve ISO 26262 certification

Test platform tools achieve ISO 26262 certification
It has been announced that Synopsys' test platform tools for high-quality manufacturing test are completely certified for the ISO 26262 automotive functional safety standard. To achieve this, SGS-TÜV Saar, an independent accredited assessor, recently certified the tool qualification reports for the DFTMAX, DFTMAX Ultra, and DFTMAX LogicBIST solutions. These certifications are in addition to previously certified Synopsys test products that include TetraMAX II ATPG solution, DesignWare STAR Memory System and STAR Hierarchical System.
31st October 2017

Top tips on what to do when you have a prang

Top tips on what to do when you have a prang
According to the latest government statistics, road casualties have risen in the last year but fortunately not all accidents mean someone is hurt. So what do you do when you have a prang with another vehicle and the only damage is to your car? Is it necessary to call the Police? What information do you need to gather for an insurance claim? Smartdriverclub, the connected car and insurance service offers its top tips.
30th October 2017

Automotive stereo vision sensor improves vehicle safety

Automotive stereo vision sensor improves vehicle safety
Cypress Semiconductor has announced that automotive supplier DENSO has selected Cypress’ 6-Channel Automotive PMIC and FL-S Serial NOR Flash memory solution to enable the latest stereo vision sensor for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The DENSO stereo vision sensor uses image processing techniques to detect obstacles of different shapes and lane lines, as well as empty spaces on the road.
30th October 2017

Head Up Displays to limit vehicular accidents in the future

Head Up Displays to limit vehicular accidents in the future
To project critical driving information onto the windshield for drivers, Denso has developed a Thin Film Transistor (TFT), liquid-crystal Head Up Display (HUD). This Human Machine Interface (HMI) is what the company claims to be the world's largest automotive head-up display with a nearly 24" projection. The product will be released in November 2017 and featured on the new 2018 Lexus LS.
25th October 2017

Safety out of the box on automotive software projects

To give embedded software developers in the automotive sector a kick-start for their safety relates projects, ARCCORE is now introducing a new safety solution.
23rd October 2017


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