ROHM and UAES Launch SiC Technology Development Lab
ROHM Semiconductor and United Automotive Electronic Systems recently teamed up to open a new silicon carbide (SiC) laboratory in Shanghai.Read More
The Pandemic, Component Shortages and Shifting Markets
The pandemic has created a volatile market situation heading into 2021. As the auto industry resumes, electronic components will be at an all-time high in demand.Read More
2021 Industry Insight: Predictions and Expectations for the Semiconductor Sector
The semiconductor industry experienced both hardship and growth in 2020. As this tumultuous year comes to a close, we set our eyes on 2021 and examine the trends, innovations and factors that will drive component manufacturing forward.Read More
5G Applications and Required Electronics Components: What About Clocks?
Clocks and time keeping remains an important facet of the scientific and technological advancement in new millennium, that has paved the way for ingenious applications. One of the best examples of clocks and timing module as an electronic component can be found in 5th Generation of telecommunication technology (5G), which is the latest communication standard. Being rolled out at the time of writing this article, 5G is the thriving source and enabler of applications, which are defining how we will remember the earlier decades of the 21st century. Learn about the impact of 5G technology on Massive MIMO, autonomous driving, Industry 4.0, and IoT in this article.Read More
Intelligent Automotive Trends for 2020 and Beyond
We’ve certainly come a long way in the automotive industry since the first Model-T was produced in 1908. For decades, vehicular advancements were measured in horsepower, miles per gallon, torque, and other electro-mechanical attributes. And in many ways, they still are. However, with the exciting new world of connected automobiles in full swing, cars are just as likely to be gauged on their Wi-Fi capability as their fuel efficiency. Let’s review some connected automobile trends to watch for in 2020 and the coming decade.Read More
Will Electric Vehicles Create a Disconnect for Component Availability?
Now that the automotive marketplace has had enough time to allow practical technology and production schedules to meet predictions from ten years ago, it looks like the electric vehicle era is finally here.Read More
Microchip MGC3140 3D Tracking and Gesture Controller
In recent years, car makers have evolved consumer vehicles from being analog automobiles to fully connected transports. As such, semiconductor manufacturers like Microchip Technologies have designed software and components that have made car cockpits increasingly safe, functional, and comfortable.Read More
Microchip USB7002 Smart Hub IC for Automotive Applications
As on-board data systems become more sophisticated, manufacturers need more comprehensive components to handle high rates and larger quantities of data. Accordingly, Microchip Technology designed its USB7002 SmartHub IC to handle the demands of contemporary automotive connectivity.Read More