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Maxim collaborates with NVIDIA on automotive infotainment and safety solutions

Maxim Integrated Products has collaborated with NVIDIA to enable the analogue blocks on automotive infotainment and ADAS for NVIDIA's DRIVE CX and PX platforms.

To address concerns raised about the impact that interactive technologies will have on driver distraction, automakers have increased their focus on safety requirements within entertainment platforms. This balance between infotainment and ADAS is one of the principal challenges facing today's automotive ...

Update to TASKING compiler for TriCore/AURIX Microcontrollers

Altium has announced the release of a major update to its TASKING compiler for TriCore/AURIX microcontrollers which power advanced automotive applications. This release supports the next generation of Infineon TriCore technologies and enables engineers to begin development on advanced automotive applications before the AURIX family line is released publicly.

Researchers demonstrate the world's first white lasers

Researchers at Arizona State University claim to have created the first lasers that can shine light over the full spectrum of visible colours. The device's inventors suggest the laser could find use in visual displays, lighting and a laser-based version of Wi-Fi.

EDS exhibitions for 2015 now sold out as visitor registration opens

All 210 exhibition stands at the 2015 EDS events have now been allocated and visitor registration has opened for the UK's largest exhibition and conference for the Design Engineering community. EDS combines the Engineering, Electronics and Embedded Design Shows, which return to the Jaguar Exhibition Halls, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, on 21-22 October.

ams acquires NXP's advanced CMOS sensor business

Austrian sensor and analogue specialist ams has announced that it has acquired the CMOS Sensor Business from NXP Semiconductors. The move expands ams' environmental sensor portfolio with advanced monolithic and integrated devices to measure variables such as relative humidity, pressure and temperature.

Flextronics changes name to Flex

Flextronics has announced that it has officially changed its name to Flex, with a promise to help the world live smarter in what it is dubbing the 'Age of Intelligence'.

BEEAs 2015 entry deadline extended

Due to an overwhelming demand to extend the submission date for the British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) entries, Friday 7th August has been chosen as the new deadline for entries.

Silicon based device is sensitive to photon spin, say scientists

A research team from the University of Pennsylvania has demonstrated a silicon based photonic device that is sensitive to the spin of the photons in a laser shined on one of its electrodes. According to the team, light that is polarised clockwise causes current to flow in one direction, while anticlockwise polarised light makes it flow in the other direction.

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