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Autonomy and electrification are demanding significant changes to electrical and electronic architectures within vehicles. This is due in part to the introduction of high voltages, increased safety considerations and significant weight reductions needed to maximize vehicle range from electrification...
There are many challenges in circuit design today and understanding the key differences between digital isolators and opto-coupled isolators in circuit design helps developers design more effectively. This whitepaper reviews the challenges of modern circuit design...
In addition to signal frequency and bandwidth, the signal linearity and chirp duration determine radar performance. It is therefore important to analyze automotive radar signal parameters such as chirp length, chirp rate and frequency deviation.
Driven by the need for ever greater efficiency, lower cost, and improved safety, automobiles are undergoing a revolution in power distribution network (PDN) design. From architectures to semiconductor solutions and underlying processes, this one-hour EETimes University course will provide attendees with an overview of what’s changing, why, and what designers can do about it as they approach next-generation automotive PDN design.
Developers today want to add rich Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity to their products to enhance their applications and end-customer experience, but they face many challenges that can slow down the process and delay time to market. This whitepaper discusses the unique challenges presented...
Industry is placing ever-greater emphasis on automation, particularly with the increasing deployment of Industry 4.0 technology. The latest developments in machine vision systems open up opportunities for the manufacturing sector to raise quality and throughput simultaneously. Furthermore, new applications are starting to appear in other industries, e.g. object detection and...
A smart meter is an electronic device that records and reports, via some kind of communications network, the consumption of a utility service, such as the supply of electricity, gas, water, or heating/cooling. In this whitepaper, we explore the fundamentals of smart metering and some of the benefits and challenges that come with...
As the global energy mix transforms to adopt low-carbon energy sources and energy-efficient transportation, pressure mounts for energy efficient cars. Today, the overall Electric Vehicle (EV) market already outpaces the conventional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle market growth rate...
The future of artificial intelligence (AI) relies on advances in the underlying machine learning technology, and an effective ML architecture. Through research with organizations such as Google, Arm, and leading universities that focus on data science, GigaOm reports on two important factors required to broaden...
There are many reasons to give your embedded system “eyes” and transform it into an embedded vision system. Image aquisition can turn many devices into ‘smart’ products or enable entirely new possibilities. This isn’t just a trend for systems that should work more autonomously; often it’s also an expedient step to make systems more intelligent...
First launched in 2005, the Arduino platform is responsible for making embedded microcontroller development accessible to all. With its simple to use yet comprehensive approach, Arduino has eased the often difficult task of interfacing an embedded application to the real world of hardware devices. Arduino also heralded in an open source era which accelerated widespread adoption of the platform’s design, spawned a separate market of add-on extension boards and a host of developer communities. In this article we take a quick look at the Arduino’s evolution so far and review some of the most recent additions to the Arduino ecosystem of open source hardware.
Nowadays “Industry 4.0” machines are interconnected, which means, they operate with other machines. In this time of mass customization, you need configurable and smart controllers, which can operate different tasks, by adding or removing features or modules. This presentation will explain how to design and build modular and scalable machines based on a Plug&Play EtherCAT stack. A use case will be presented to illustrate this approach.
Challenges common to industrial automation systems – like the demand for power-efficient and industrial grade components with guaranteed long-term availability – influence which solutions best suit industrial applications. Known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, the future beholds a growing number of industrial automation applications powered by smart semiconductor solutions.
Bluetooth Angle of Arrival (AoA) and Angle of Departure (AoD) are new technologies that establish a standardized framework for indoor locationing. With these technologies, the fundamental problem of locationing comes down to solving the arrival and departure angles of radio frequency signals.
Over the last two decades, Wi-Fi has transformed connectivity with more than 15 billion installed devices in the world. Such a broad and pervasive installed base, along with its throughput capabilities and native IP capabilities, makes Wi-Fi an attractive protocol for IoT wireless applications. However, a key limitation of most Wi-Fi based IoT systems is high power consumption.
Non-stop growth in design size and complexity makes it more difficult than ever for verification teams to keep up with project demands and product goals. According to the Synopsys 2017 Global User Survey, “Verification taking longer than planned” is the top reason for tapeout delays, and “Simulation runtime performance” is the top challenge for verification.
Enterprises in every industry are gearing up for AI’s integration with IoT at the edge. Analytics and cloud-based applications are crucial foundations for the AIoT infrastructure. But even more importantly, AIoT requires complete, real-time access to the data in fulfill the needs of highly responsive edge computing applications.
This paper provides an overview of RADAR technology as used in ADAS applications, including a summary of the relevant signal processing, typical computation requirements, and design parameters. This paper also considers approaches to estimating computational complexity and processing resource requirements and addresses some other system design tradeoffs.
n this Webinar you will learn how Arrow’s design tools can accelerate your design and development process by providing you with solutions based on the latest technologies and protocols. Made in cooperation with leading suppliers, Arrow’s development boards enable rapid integration of the newest technologies in your design.
This talk discusses Edge Computing and the migration of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning from Cloud-hosted methodologies to running on IoT and edge devices in the field. When it comes to the Internet of Things, we all know everything from your toaster to your car is becoming more connected and intelligent.
Learn how Arrow enables customers to address big business challenges and start the journey to a digital transformation of their business with advanced tools and services. Arrow’s Distribution capabilities now extend to supporting customers with complete Technology Platforms and Solutions.
This webinar introduces Winbond’s High-Performance Serial NAND technology which is the first in the world to run at 166MHz, and is well-suited for center-display and cluster segments in next-generation Highly-Automated Vehicles-HAVs, and other applications that require instant-boot and high throughput.
This White Paper explores how by using SDR, engineers can build radios that can react more readily to interference, employ more sophisticated channel-coding schemes to increase data rates, and take advantage of other advanced RF technologies. English Version / German Version
The advanced power management of high-performance embedded computer systems prioritizes peak performance over deterministic behavior. What can designers do if determinism is an important factor for their embedded systems?
The industry 4.0 landscape includes connected things, more data analytics, new forms of human machine interfaces, AR/VR developments, Advanced Robotics / 3D Printing, and other digitize industrial equipment. However, non-volatile memory is being challenged to meet new requirements in Industry 4.0 designs in five main ways...
This Keysight Technologies webinar on optical compliance measurements covers next-generation transmitter specifications, TDECQ measurement theory, & validating results. Learn more from Jan 17 11am CET
Strict emission regulations worldwide heavily affect the car industry. To meet these regulations, electrification will play a major role. In this webinar you will learnw hy there is no way back from electrifying the powertrain, which components to select for which application and that IGBTs can also be used in fast switching applications.
The duty cycle of the current processors is typically characterised by long periods of very low levels of activity, as the operating system and radio devices tick over in the background, punctuated by short bursts of intense activity. The same pattern may be observed in the low-power DRAM main memory.
In this webinar you will learn about Vishay’s latest developments in Silicon and Package Technology and how your application can benefit in terms of efficiency and PCB area usage. Focus will be on 60V – 100V MOSFETs.
The IoT trend sets new standards and ensures modernization and interoperability in all areas. Street lights communicate with each other, the smart home can be controlled by mobile phone and the luminaries inform about the room utilization.
Predictive maintenance offers a number of advantages versus traditional approaches to equipment maintenance. In this webinar you will learn about the concepts behind predictive maintenance and the basic principles of condition monitoring.
This webinar will show how thermal and inductance simulations on busbars and capacitor- busbar assemblies can help in optimization of overall system design to achieve the best performing and cost-effective solution. Both thermal and inductance simulations will be presented during the webinar.
The next generation of Smart Grid and intelligent facilities requires advanced power management solutions. In this webinar the latest Nexperia logic developments and package trends will be presented.
Join us for a deep dive into the system architecture for voice-enabled products with Alexa Built-In. Learn how to choose the right hardware and software tools, ensure great customer experience with test and certification guidelines, and leverage qualified solution providers to get your products to market faster.
High resolution is being extensively marketed across a broad range of high bandwidth oscilloscopes. This white paper provides an overview of the various high resolution design approaches, with examples of their impact on oscilloscope performance.
Read in this White Paper how 5G technologies could integrate and enable the full potential of mobile technology, big data, IoT, and cloud computing while supporting digital transformation across various sectors, including healthcare, smart vehicles, smart home, industrial automation, and more.
IR illumination is basically everywhere, ranging from industrial and automotive to consumer applications in mobile devices such as face recognition and iris scan. IR LEDs are a fundamental part of those applications.
Choosing the right RF Inductor for your needs can be complicated. This White Paper will help to determin all the characteristics that Inductors need to meet your specific requirements and how to find the right Inductor once the specifications are clear.
Combining security with advanced process nodes has become a challenge in recent years. This is due to the diminishing alternatives for embedded flash when moving past the 28nm process node. Winbond has introduced the TrustMe secure flash products to address this challenge and remove the barriers for adding secure non-volatile storage to practically any process node out there.
Even though NOR flash remains attractive for code storage it has reached its technology limit. The solution is Serial SLC NAND flash based on the SPI interface, offering a better cost per bit with significant compatibility to serial NOR.
More and more real time applications do require a very strong CPU capability, aside integrated peripherals. But, there was still a question mark with regards to the amount of embedded flash needed in these applications. The new value lines STM32 microcontrollers will ease this decision process and give more flexibility to the developers.