Tag Archives: automotive

Renesas Electronics and SAIC Volkswagen unveil joint laboratory to accelerate development for China’s automotive market

Renesas Electronics has established the Automotive Electronic Joint Laboratory with SAIC Volkswagen Automobile Co., (SVW). The SAIC-Volkswagen-Renesas Joint Laboratory will accelerate research and development efforts to support emerging automotive electronics applications, starting with cockpit and vehicle control, for the Chinese automotive market. The joint laboratory will combine Renesas’ advanced microcontrollers, system-on-chips …

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Renesas enables embedded automotive ADAS developments with Perception Quick Start Software

Renesas continues to accelerate the development of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) systems with a new Perception Quick Start Software based on its R-Car V3H system-on-chip (SoC). The solution delivers reference software for camera obstacle detection (COD), LiDAR obstacle detection (LOD), and road feature detection (RFD) – three key recognition …

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Bowers Group named as an Official Sponsor of the University of Wolverhampton Racing Team

Bowers Group has become an official Metrology sponsor of the University of Wolverhampton Racing Team (UWR). As part of the University of Wolverhampton, UWR is the only racing team to compete in the F3 Cup and the AR Morgan Challenge that uses students to design, manufacture, and race in a competitive environment. As a result, students …

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‘Spidey senses’ could help autonomous machines see better

What if drones and self-driving cars had the tingling “spidey senses” of Spider-Man? They might actually detect and avoid objects better, says Andres Arrieta, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Purdue University, because they would process sensory information faster. Better sensing capabilities would make it possible for drones to …

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MTS equips renowned automotive institute for advanced vehicle performance evaluation

MTS Systems Corporation has announced the commissioning of an MTS Flat-Trac Handling Roadway at FKFS, a globally renowned automotive research and development institute. FKFS will deploy the roadway to enable faster evaluation of vehicle performance during innumerable real-world driving scenarios. The Flat-Trac Handling Roadway is a state-of-the-art multiaxial simulation system, …

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ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry-first solid-state LiDAR systems for the automotive industry

ams has signed an agreement to team with Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, the German specialist for automotive LiDAR sensor technology, and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the leading technology companies for mobility worldwide to advance solid-state LiDAR technology for use in autonomous driving and other applications. The three companies will …

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Schaeffler acquires XTRONIC

On 3 May 2019, Schaeffler signed a purchase agreement for the acquisition of XTRONIC.  The takeover of the Böblingen, Germany-based company is expected to be completed in June 2019, once all closing conditions have been met. XTRONIC is a technology partner that develops customer-specific software and electronics solutions for the …

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STMicroelectronics and Arilou collaborate to detect automotive hacking

Arilou Information Security Technologies and STMicroelectronics are working together on the integration of Arilou’s Intrusion Detection and Prevention system (IDPS) Software solution into ST’s SPC58 Chorus series of 32-bit automotive microcontrollers (MCUs).  The project to produce a fully integrated solution that addresses the emerging request for protection against intrusion via …

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Milestone for autonomous driving: Schaeffler to showcase “Space Drive”

According to United Nations forecasts, two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. To provide personal mobility for people living in places where space is at a premium, Schaeffler is working on technology concepts such as the Schaeffler Mover for which the technology group has …

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