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Sensors/Data Acquisition

New 300-Mm Wafer Fab Is Key to Bosch’s Chip Future

A new semiconductor plant is the single largest investment made by Robert Bosch AG in the 122-year-old company’s history. The facility, in Dresden, Germany, is welcome news to...

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Electronics & Computers

From Emissions Tech to EV Electronics

A recent visit to Eberspaecher’s North American engineering and manufacturing complex reveals how a global Tier-1 rooted in combustion-engine technology is profitably navigating the transition to...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Rivian R1T Analyzed by Teardown Expert

Rivian’s R1T is in big demand by both the public and the industry. OEMs are still scrambling to acquire their own examples of the pioneering, innovative electric pickup for competitive analysis...

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Connectivity

Allison Advances Commercial-Vehicle Electronic Controls

Allison Transmission continues to invest in and accelerate its electric-vehicle propulsion solutions, but it also remains committed to its conventional product portfolio, which the...

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Unmanned Systems

Real-Time Processors Key to the Zonal E/E Revolution

OEMs face major challenges with their vehicle architectures as they become more complex and unwieldy. They also want to speed up their innovation cycles while supporting intelligent...

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Connectivity

Wireless Road Charging for EVs to Debut in 2023

Roadway-embedded wireless charging for electric vehicles is coming to a stretch of urban highway in Detroit, marking a pilot-program first on a U.S. public road. “Our electric vehicle...

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Semiconductors & ICs

Sensing Enters a New Era

More than 1.3 million people die on the world’s roadways each year and another 50 million are injured. While roadway safety has improved over time, all countries face formidable challenges in reducing the...

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Aerospace

Digitalization in the Aerospace Sector

The aerospace and defense industry has laid ambitious plans to reconcile mobility with sustainability. Sustainable aviation fuels, electrification, hydrogen-powered aircraft and eVTOLS (electric...

Application Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Edge Processing with Embedded Artificial Intelligence

We are currently moving into the next automation age. It is a world where your personal devices will help you track your health in real time, while conveniently connecting with your...

Executive Viewpoints
Power

Solving the Challenges of Megawatt Chargers

The most significant barrier to the growth of electric vehicles (EVs) is the battery charging infrastructure. The availability of charging stations and the time required to recharge vehicles...

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Data Acquisition

Security IP Module

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Curtiss-Wright Defense Solutions, a leading proponent of modular open systems approach (MOSA) based solutions, announced that it...

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Power

Electrified Propulsion for Aerospace: Where to Start?

In the eVTOL marketplace there is no common ground yet regarding the number of propulsion modules.

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Software

Data Transfer Service

This schedulable, predictable, high-performance data transfer service is designed for largescale scientific computing facilities.

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RF & Microwave Electronics

Vehicle Connectivity Moves to the Next Generation

It’s been 35 years since moviegoers saw Michael Douglas standing on a beach, holding what looked like a brick to his ear, in the film Wall Street. In 1987, wireless mobile...

Application Briefs
AR/AI

Artificial Intelligence in Cars — Inside the Brains

Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.

Technology Report
AR/AI

GM and Qualcomm Partner on Next-gen ADAS

Ultra Cruise, General Motors’s next generation of hands-free ‘Super Cruise’ ADAS technology, will be powered by a scalable compute architecture featuring a system-on-chip (SoC) design...

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Electronics & Computers

How to Measure High Voltage with No Physical Contact

Dr. Israel Owens and his team at Sandia National Laboratories have used a crystal smaller than a dime and a laser smaller than a shoebox to safely measure 20 million volts without making physical contact to the electrode.

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Weapons Systems

What System Designers Should Know About MOSA Standards

To rapidly respond to new threats, the DoD has a mandate to adopt a Modular Open Systems Approach.

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

Shape-Shifting Materials Offer Infinite Possibilities

Totimorphic structural materials can achieve any shape.

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Semiconductors & ICs

Giving Bug-Like Bots a Boost

A new fabrication technique helps improve the performance of flying micro-robots.

Briefs
RF & Microwave Electronics

Electronic Prognostics – A Case Study Using Global Positioning System (GPS)

An electronic system containing high frequency RF components reduces failure rates.

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Power

Addressing Electromagnetic Compatibility in the Context of Aircraft Electrification

In the current context of aircraft electrification, the aerospace industry needs to address increased design complexity and higher levels of integration,...

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Electronics & Computers

Keeping Pace with In-Vehicle Data Speed

Next-generation advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) require camera and radar systems with increasingly high resolution. That means more speed and higher bandwidth for networks, switches and...

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Imaging

When Robots See: An Additional Sense for Better Performance

To make robots truly see, you need the right software.

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Electronics & Computers

Vote for Tech Briefs Product of the Year 2021

These 12 products are the nominees for the 2021 Tech Briefs Readers’ Choice Product of the Year.

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Software

Toyota Putting Software First in Global, Connected-Car Architecture

Toyota Connected was launched in 2016 in North America, established as an “innovation engine” for the global OEM. The goals of the new digital division were to...

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Mechanical & Fluid Systems

VW’s Newest Battery Pack Facility Is Production-Line Adjacent

The Volkswagen ID.4 electric vehicle (EV) is set begin localized production in the United States in early 2022. The MEB-platform, 2-row SUV will share an assembly line with...

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Unmanned Systems

Autonomy’s Computing Edge

Computing clouds get more headlines, but edge computing is likely to play a more crucial minute-by-minute role in the autonomous-vehicle (AV) future. Roughly defined as bringing the processing of data...