Developing a comprehensive approach to infotainment connectivity Design How-To 9/23/2010 25 comments As cars become more connected within and with the outside world, their internal connectivity landscape begins to change. Where once the MOST bus was a dominate means of infotainment networking, additional features and functions now call for a broader range of communication technologies.
Vishay's 146 CTI aluminum capacitors Product News 9/22/2010 Post a comment Vishay’s latest surface-mount aluminum capacitors combine low impedance down to 0.035 O with high ripple current to 1.75 A while meeting IPC/JEDEC J-STD-020 soldering standard.
Kemet capacitors T110 T140 T493 Product News 9/21/2010 Post a comment Kemet Corp., (Greenville, South Carolina) announced that three of its tantalum capacitors have received the CECC certification for European military and aerospace applications.
Researchers develop image sensor for rough environments Product News 9/10/2010 Post a comment For automotive applications requiring very low and very high ambient temperatures, scientists from the Fraunhofer institute for microelectronic systems (Duisburg, Germany) has developed a CMOS image sensor capable of working at an extended temperature range from -40 through 115 degrees Celsius.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.