The MirrorLink Application Certification program provides a clear, vendor-neutral path to designing apps that meet driver-distraction guidelines and therefore can be used responsibly while driving. Because a large number of MirrorLink-enabled cars and MirrorLink-enabled handsets are already in use, a substantial market for these driver-aware MirrorLink apps exists today. There are two levels of application [...]
Microchip Enables Cost-Efficient CI+ Based Pay TV in Automotive Infotainment Networks Via Broad MOST(r) Technology Device Portfolio
System designers using the de-facto industry standard, MOST(r) technology, in their automotive infotainment networks can now leverage Microchip's broad product portfolio of MOST networking products to quickly bring cost-efficient CI+-based Pay TV to th...
Data is known as the gold of the 21st century. In the automotive context, this was clearly demonstrated by the recent acquisition of HERE, Nokia’s maps and navigation arm, by a German consortium of automakers consisting of Audi AG, BMW AG, Daimler AG, and others. More and more drivers are trusting their smartphones for navigation [...]
After the acquisitions of Freescale, Broadcom, Altera, and others earlier in 2015, the “year of the buy” continues with Dialog Semiconductor (www.dialog-semiconductor.com) announcing its intentions to acquire MCU vendor Atmel (www.atmel.com) for a reported $4.6 billion. In a deal announced on Sunday, European chipmaker Dialog revealed it would buy U.S.-based Atmel Corporation in an effort [...]
Radar Chips in Cars Save Lives: Infineon Innovation Nominated for the Deutscher Zukunftspreis 2015, the German President’s Award for Innovation in Science and Technology
Radar systems in cars make a major contribution to improving road safety. They measure the distance to other vehicles and their speed in relation to each other in order to give drivers early warning and trigger braking in emergencies.
Microchip’s New MOST150 Coaxial Transceiver Enables Powerful, Robust and Cost-Efficient Automotive Infotainment Networks Based on Coaxial Cables
Microchip announced the industry's first MOST150 coaxial transceiver.
With the groundwork being laid for the vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communications infrastructure of the future, Scott McCormick, President of the Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) and advisor to U.S. Secretary ...