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Point One Navigation’s New Tags feature Makes Fleet-Level Positioning Simple for Device and System Developers

San Francisco, CA – June 11, 2024

San Francisco based Point One Navigation has launched powerful new features for their industry leading precise positioning Polaris network.

Companies that rely on positioning solutions at scale often face a logistical mess when it comes to deploying and managing their fleets of drones, rovers, or other satellite receivers. A day’s work may involve planning miles of underground pipelines in multiple locations or deploying several new groups of fleet vehicles to execute deliveries in a few new markets. It might require monitoring and adjusting the … Read More → "Point One Navigation’s New Tags feature Makes Fleet-Level Positioning Simple for Device and System Developers"

Nexperia’s portfolio of 650 V SiC diodes now addresses automotive and a wider range of industrial applications

Nijmegen, June 11, 2024: Nexperia today announced that its class-leading 650 V, 10 A silicon carbide (SiC) Schottky diode is now automotive qualified (PSC1065H-Q​) and available in real-two-pin (R2P) DPAK (TO-252-2) packaging, making it suitable for various applications in electric vehicles and other automobiles. Additionally, in a further extension to its portfolio of SiC diodes, Nexperia is now also offering industrial-grade devices with current ratings of 6  A, 16 A, and 20 A in TO-220-2, TO-247-2, and D2PAK-2 packaging to facilitate greater design flexibility. These diodes address the challenges of demanding high voltage and high current applications including switched-mode power … Read More → "Nexperia’s portfolio of 650 V SiC diodes now addresses automotive and a wider range of industrial applications"

ITTIA Announces Compatibility with Elektrobit Products in Drive Towards Software-Defined Mobility

June 12, 2024 – Bellevue, WA – Today, ITTIA™, a global leading provider of secure high-performance embedded data management software for software-defined vehicle devices announced its compatibility with Elektrobit’s corbos Linux built on Ubuntu. The ITTIA DB product family provides robust real-time data processing, management, and analysis software for Electronic Control Unit (ECU) devices. As a total solution, these products deliver integrated database software for vehicle manufacturers building intelligent data sensitive device applications. Compatibility will assist automotive manufactures in accelerating the transformation towards software-defined data management for building device data campaigns.

Real-time data capture and in-vehicle analytics are becoming common … Read More → "ITTIA Announces Compatibility with Elektrobit Products in Drive Towards Software-Defined Mobility"

PCIM 2024: SemiQ Introduces 1700V SiC Schottky Discretes and Dual Diode Modules

June 11, 2024, Lake Forest, CA – SemiQ Inc, a designer, developer, and global supplier of superior silicon carbide (SiC) solutions for ultra-efficient, high-performance, and high-voltage applications, has announced the addition of 1700V SiC Schottky discrete diodes and dual diode packs to its QSiC™ product line. The new devices meet the size and power demands of a wide range of demanding applications including switched-mode power supplies, uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), induction heaters, welding equipment, DC/DC converters, solar inverters and electric vehicle (EV) charging stations.
Featuring zero reverse recovery current and near-zero switching loss, SemiQ’s 1700V SiC … Read More → "PCIM 2024: SemiQ Introduces 1700V SiC Schottky Discretes and Dual Diode Modules"

NOVOSENSE Introduces 16/24-Channel Automotive LED Driver at PCIM Europe 2024

June 11, 2024, Shanghai – NOVOSENSE Microelectronics, a semiconductor company specializing in high-performance analog and mixed-signal chips, is demonstrating a new 16/24-channel driver IC for automotive LED applications at PCIM Europe 2024. The compact and highly integrated NSL21916/24 is an automotive-qualified device that offers a variety of driving options for up to 16/24 channels and features flexible dimming and control capabilities.
The NSL21916/24 has been developed to address the demand for high-channel-count linear LED drivers resulting from the new and emerging automotive lighting systems being developed to meet functional, safety and aesthetic design requirements. Target applications include rear lights, exterior … Read More → "NOVOSENSE Introduces 16/24-Channel Automotive LED Driver at PCIM Europe 2024"

Pixus Announces a Mini Cube Test Chassis for SOSA Aligned & OpenVPX

Waterloo, Ontario  —  June 10, 2024 –  Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, has released their most compact test/development chassis dubbed the Mini Cube.  The chassis is used for prototyping of 3U OpenVPX & SOSA aligned systems. 

The Mini Cube supports 5x VPX/SOSA aligned slots with a VITA 62 PSU or 4x slots with an internal low-cost 600W Pixus modular power supply with universal AC input.  Backplanes in various speeds and SOSA aligned slot profiles are available as well as power and ground only format … Read More → "Pixus Announces a Mini Cube Test Chassis for SOSA Aligned & OpenVPX"

Arteris Selected by Esperanto Technologies to Integrate RISC-V Processors for High-Performance AI and Machine Learning Solutions

CAMPBELL, Calif. – June 11, 2024 – Arteris, Inc. (Nasdaq: AIP), a leading provider of system IP which accelerates system-on-chip (SoC) creation, today announced that Esperanto Technologies™, a leading developer of high-performance, energy-efficient artificial intelligence (AI) and high-performance computing (HPC) solutions based on the RISC-V instruction set, has chosen Arteris because of design familiarity with CSRCompiler for automation efficiency, error reduction and its integration capabilities. Esperanto will continue to utilize the SoC software to develop its next generation of energy-efficient solutions for AI inference and HPC workloads for data center and enterprise-edge … Read More → "Arteris Selected by Esperanto Technologies to Integrate RISC-V Processors for High-Performance AI and Machine Learning Solutions"

Avnet Launches K24 I/O Development Kit for Design Engineers Seeking a Rapid Start with the AMD Kria K24 SOM

PHOENIX – June 11, 2024 – The new K24 I/O development kit from Avnet is the latest offering for the popular AMD Kria™ System-on-Module (SOM) portfolio. This development kit is ideal for developers needing a versatile prototyping platform targeting edge solutions requiring low power and latency over processor-based systems.

The K24 I/O development kit is designed to aid developers in the evaluation of the AMD Kria K24 SOM and the creation of their own custom carrier card. The small 135mm x 80mm form factor board includes two Samtec AcceleRate HD connectors for mating to the … Read More → "Avnet Launches K24 I/O Development Kit for Design Engineers Seeking a Rapid Start with the AMD Kria K24 SOM"

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