I may say automotive electronics are tones more demanding than household stuff. You can afford a deadly failure in the car if the electronics stop working. The power supply for example is crucially important. With long cables, messy noisy environment (especially in EV) and mechanically induced noise, the power supply condition is awful so good and robust power supply design is essential. It seems Infineon is so determined to bet their investment on automotive market. Smart bet!
Electric powered vehicle seems like the future transportation. High efficiency of power conversion is going to be important. What's the differences of the characteristic of powering a vehicle vs powering a household appliance? Is there any common area that will drive the R&D of power chip for vehicle to other areas?
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.