Optocoupler enables powertrain isolation

A 2.5A smart gate drive optocoupler that enables an isolated power supply in automotive powertrain systems has been introduced by Avago Technologies.

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Embedded Masterclass to enhance National Electronics Week

Embedded Masterclass and National Electronics Week will join forces at the NEC in Birmingham, UK, from 8 to 10 April 2014.

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DC-DC converter module suits commercial or military vehicles

A DC-DC converter module based on Powerstax’s F501 brick technology has been introduced for next-generation vehicles. The Flexistax D1001 is a 1kW rated module capable of supporting typical system efficiency levels of 86%.

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How the Mini is helping drivers

Intelligent networking between the Mini, the driver and the outside world are creating new ways to enhance driving pleasure, extend the range of comfort functions and provide the latest services in in-car infotainment.

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Thin-film chip resistor works at up to +155˚C

A precision automotive thin-film chip resistor with high-temperature operation to +155˚C with 100% power, derated linearly to zero power at +250˚C has been introduced by Vishay Intertechnology.

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Dashboard adds to fleet management portal

Venson Automotive has enhanced its interactive portal with a revised dashboard.

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Ford takes automatic parking to new level

Ford has revealed technology developed to enable drivers to park at the touch of a button from inside or outside their cars, as well as a prototype that combines automatic steering and braking to avoid collisions with vehicles or pedestrians.

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Brazil plant provides advantage for TRW electric steering systems

TRW Automotive Holdings claims to be the only major steering manufacturer to produce its electric steering systems locally in Brazil, delivering cost advantages and emissions and fuel economy improvements for its South American customers.

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Accelerometer checks suspension and engine vibration

An analogue mems accelerometer for electrically controlled suspension and engine anti-vibration applications is available from Murata. Measuring 7.0 by 8.6 by 3.3mm and constructed from a single crystal silicon, the SCA720 sensor is mechanically robust and has no deformation up to 70,000g.

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Accelerometer measures duration and magnitude of impact

A three-axis, 200g digital mems (micro-electro-mechanical systems) accelerometer has been introduced by Analog Devices. The ADXL375 continuously measures the duration and magnitude of impact or shock events within the full-scale range of ±200g without saturation.

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