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Manned Systems

Securing CAN Networks in Commercial Vehicles

Commercial road vehicles are the backbone of the modern consumer economy. Almost any business from construction, to energy, to online retail at some point relies on the delivery of goods by...

News
Green Design & Manufacturing

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...

Q&A
Manned Systems

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...

Articles
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...

The Navigator
Electronics & Computers

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...

Articles
Connectivity

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...

Articles
Sensors/Data Acquisition

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...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Electronic Hardware System Replicates Many Network Architectures

The circuitry uses race logic to solve complex problems with a minimum expenditure of energy.

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Ka-Band Front-End Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs) and Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules Testing

Gallium nitride monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology has superior performance in power amplifier applications.

News
Connectivity

WCX 2021: Top Engineers Talk Industry Transformation

Despite more than a year of COVID-19, lockdown, component shortages and uncertainties, the outlook for mobility engineering hasn’t shifted too dramatically during the global...

News
Design

Software Transforming Vehicle Development

Software, already a major factor in vehicle operation, is driving major changes in design processes as its role continues to expand. Electronic architectures and software development strategies...

Technical Innovation
Unmanned Systems

Softing Envisions Secure, Reliable Predictive Maintenance

Modern heavy-duty vehicles, such as trucks and buses but also forestry and agricultural machines or construction equipment, are packed with E/E components that support...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

Effectiveness of Inter-Vehicle Communications and On-Board Processing for Close Unmanned Autonomous Vehicle Flight Formations

Developing an effective cooperative communication system for unmanned aerial vehicles can increase their autonomy, reduce manpower requirements, and improve mission capabilities.

Articles
Connectivity

SAE Symposium Covers New Approaches in Thermal Management

Vehicle thermal management, once almost exclusively about safely rejecting powertrain heat, continues to evolve to dealing with two extremes in operation of battery electric...

News
AR/AI

Cellular-Key Solution Augments Commercial-Vehicle Security

Connectivity’s many benefits are matched by security concerns, which has prompted a number of security specialists from many fields to focus their attention on commercial...

Application Briefs
Power

Rugged Network File Servers

Ampex Data Systems
Hayward, CA
650-367-2011
www.ampex.com

Ampex Data Systems (Ampex), a Delta Information Systems Company, recently received a Full Rate Production Lot 7 (FRP-7) contract from...

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Data Acquisition

Parsons New Smart City Challenge Aims to Reduce Intersection Congestion

Parsons Corporation has created a new series of government collaboration opportunities with its Smart Cities Challenge campaign. Smart Cities Challenge: Transforming...

News
Data Acquisition

Shanghai’s Human Horizons Unveils a 5G-V2X-Enabled Electric, Luxury SUV

Human Horizons of Shanghai, China has debuted a premium all-electric smart brand, HiPhi, with a production-ready prototype vehicle, HiPhi 1 – a premium...

News
RF & Microwave Electronics

Peloton Develops a Level 4 Automated Platooning System, but Keeps the Driver in Charge

Peloton Technology Inc. is taking a novel (or maybe traditional) approach to vehicle automation by placing the driver in control. The company, which...

News
Manned Systems

MOBI Rolls out the First Blockchain-Enabled Vehicle Identity (VID) Mobility Standard

The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) – a global nonprofit working to create standards in blockchain, distributed ledgers, and related...

News
Data Acquisition

DENSO Boosts Its Mobility-As-A-Service and Connected Technologies with New Seattle R&D Lab

DENSO Corporation, the world's second largest mobility supplier, has opened a new research and development lab in Seattle focused on the development...

Technology Report
Power

Continental’s New CTO to Lead Retooled R&D Pillar

At a recent media roundtable with its executives, Continental introduced its new CTO, Dirk Abendroth, who took on that role on January 1, 2019. Abendroth, 43 (left), will serve as...

Briefs
Software

Generative Design Enhances Autonomous Vehicle Development

The technological ramp to fully autonomous vehicles presents significant challenges for companies developing autonomous vehicle programs. Advanced sensor technology, high-speed and...

Technical Innovation
Power

Mentor Design Tool Simplifies J1939 Development

The explosion of electronic functions on commercial vehicles is driving an expansion of vehicle networks, making network design and configuration an important factor in electronic...

Application Briefs
Defense

Secure Wireless Command Post

Pacific Star Communications, Inc. (PacStar)
Portland, OR
(503) 403-3000
https://pacstar.com

PacStar®, a developer and supplier of advanced communications solutions for the U.S....

NASA Spinoff
Electronics & Computers

Connectors Link Data Networks for Orion and Industry

Spinoff is NASA's annual publication featuring successfully commercialized NASA technology. This commercialization has contributed to the development of products and services in the fields...

Application Briefs
Defense

Embedded Computing Subsystems

GE Intelligent Platforms
Huntsville, AL
1-800-433-2682
www.geautomation.com

GE’s Intelligent Platforms division recently secured orders from General Dynamics UK valued at £64 million...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

PATTERNS: Panoptic Aspect Time Triggered Ethernet Robust Network Scheduler, Version 1.0

The PATTERNS scheduling tool was created to test the multi-plane concept of a Time Triggered Ethernet (TTE) network. The TTE network interface cards used in the Orion vehicle contain three physical network ports, referred to as planes. Each plane exists to...

Briefs
Electronics & Computers

An Offload NIC for NASA, NLR, and Grid Computing

This work addresses distributed data management and access — dynamically configurable high-speed access to data distributed and shared over wide-area high-speed network environments. An offload engine NIC (network interface card) is proposed that scales at n×10- Gbps increments through 100-Gbps...