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Controllers enable 20” automotive touchscreens

Controllers enable 20” automotive touchscreens
A new family of single-chip maXTouch touchscreen controllers has been announced by Microchip designed to address challenges in the design of modern automotive capacitive touch systems with screens up to 20” in size. As touchscreen displays in the car grow larger, drivers expect screens to operate with the same touch experience as mobile phones.
5th December 2018

Technology simplifies automotive infotainment networking

Technology simplifies automotive infotainment networking
An efficient automotive infotainment networking solution has been announced by Microchip that supports all data types over a single cable. Intelligent Network Interface Controller networking (INICnet) technology is a synchronous, scalable solution that simplifies building audio and infotainment systems, offering implementation in vehicles that have Ethernet-oriented system architectures.
22nd November 2018

4-channel linear power amplifier for car audio

4-channel linear power amplifier for car audio
A new 4-channel high efficiency linear power amplifier for in-vehicle audio applications has been introduced by Toshiba Electronics Europe in order to meet the performance and sound quality demands of electronic engineers. 
7th November 2018


Bringing rich graphics to automotive market

Bringing rich graphics to automotive market
Embedded solutions provider, Cypress Semiconductor, has announced that global automotive supplier Yazaki North America has implemented Cypress’ instrument cluster solution to drive the advanced graphics in its instrument cluster for a leading American car manufacturer. 
6th November 2018

High-End 3D Graphics for Large-Scale Display Instrument Clusters

High-End 3D Graphics for Large-Scale Display Instrument Clusters
To address the increasing demand for large-scale digital instrument clusters among all class of vehicles, Renesas extends the scalable range of the R-Car family of system-on-chip (SoC) devices with the introduction of the R-Car E3 to realize high-end 3D graphics on the largest class of displays used for automotive instrument clusters – 12.3 inches, 1,920 x 720 pixels. Combining the smooth 3D rendering capabilities with integrated audio DSP and other peripheral functions, the single-chip SoC supports instrument clusters as well as in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) systems with display audio and other capabilities.
3rd November 2018

Volume production of automotive display driver IC begins

Volume production of automotive display driver IC begins
Volume production from MagnaChip of a new Display Driver IC (DDIC) for automotive panel displays has begun. The company is planning to expand its business to various automotive display applications in the market, starting with the design-win of new product at a Japanese panel maker of automotive CSD (Center Stack Display) panels.
26th October 2018

Evaluation platform designed for scalabiliy across infotainment SoCs

Evaluation platform designed for scalabiliy across infotainment SoCs
Now available for purchase, the DRA77xP/DRA76xP-ACD is an evaluation platform designed to allow scalability and re-use across DRA77xP and DRA76xP Jacinto Infotainment System-on-Chips (SoCs), it is based on Jacinto DRA77xP SoC that incorporates a heterogeneous, scalable architecture.
4th October 2018

Wireless charging for automobiles

Wireless charging for automobiles
The industry has seen the escalating use of smartphones and other mobile devices transform network traffic from mostly voice to a mix of integrated voice, video and data. There has also been a massive expansion of network coverage as people expect access to their content everywhere they go.
31st August 2018

LED backlight driver delivers small footprint for automotive displays

LED backlight driver delivers small footprint for automotive displays
Automotive infotainment designers can now upgrade to bigger, higher resolution displays with greater ease, reduced cost and smaller solution size with the MAX20069 from Maxim Integrated. According to the company, the MAX20069 provides the industry’s first solution integrating four I2C-controlled, 150mA LED backlight drivers and a four-output thin-film-transistor liquid-crystal display (TFT-LCD) bias in a single chip. The IC can reduce design footprint up to one-third compared to the closest competitor’s parts.
28th August 2018

Read-While-Write Flash adopted by automotive instrument cluster

Read-While-Write Flash adopted by automotive instrument cluster
Integrated device manufacturer in the Non-Volatile Memory (NVM) market, Macronix International, has announced that Renesas Electronics has implemented dedicated octa peripheral interface to support Macronix memory devices with Serial Multi I/O.
6th August 2018


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