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ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry-first solid-state LiDAR systems for the automotive industry

Premstaetten/Austria, (20 May, 2019) — ams (SIX: AMS), a leading worldwide supplier of high performance sensor solutions, announces today that it has signed an agreement to team with Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, the German specialist for automotive LiDAR sensor technology, and ZF Friedrichshafen AG, one of the leading technology companies for mobility worldwide to advance solid-state LiDAR technology for use in autonomous driving and other applications. The three companies will partner on joint R&D efforts to ensure that this exciting technology can be quickly and safely adopted by 2021.

LiDAR is an optical sensing … Read More → "ams, Ibeo and ZF partner to deliver industry-first solid-state LiDAR systems for the automotive industry"

Arduino unveils Arduino SIM – a new cellular connectivity service for Arduino IoT Cloud

Chiasso, May 21st, 2019: Arduino has today launched Arduino SIM, a SIM-only service exclusively for IoT (internet of things) devices based on the Arduino platform, to give developers and manufacturers cellular access to the Arduino IoT Cloud platform from over 100 countries with a single data plan and competitive pricing.

Arduino SIM aims to provide the simplest path to cellular IoT device development in an environment familiar to millions. The cellular service, provided by Arm® Pelion™ Connectivity Management, means a single physical Arduino SIM can be used in over 100 countries worldwide with one simple data plan. The Arduino SIM … Read More → "Arduino unveils Arduino SIM – a new cellular connectivity service for Arduino IoT Cloud"

Keysight Technologies and Nokia Launch OpenTAP™, the Open Test Automation Project for Accelerating Software Development

ANTA ROSA, Calif. and ESPOO, Finland, May 21, 2019

Keysight Technologies Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, in conjunction with Nokia (NYSE: NOK), the company that creates the technology to connect the world, today announced the launch of the Open Test Automation Project (OpenTAP).

OpenTAP provides an open-source, scalable architecture that enhances and accelerates the development of automation solutions within the test and measurement (T&M) ecosystem, with demonstrated success in 5G network equipment … Read More → "Keysight Technologies and Nokia Launch OpenTAP™, the Open Test Automation Project for Accelerating Software Development"

Create Cost-effective Smart Lighting Systems with Eight-port Switch that Supports New IEEE 802.3bt Power over Ethernet (PoE) Standard

CHANDLER, Ariz., May 21, 2019 — The adoption of commercial smart lighting systems has grown significantly as organizations strive to improve energy efficiency and operational costs in buildings. Power over Ethernet (PoE) is rising in popularity for these systems, providing a reliable and easy-to-install solution that manages power and data over a single Ethernet cable. To support larger and more efficient lighting systems, Microchip Technology Inc. (Nasdaq: MCHP), via its Microsemi subsidiary, today announced a cost-effective eight-port PoE switch that provides guaranteed power of 60 watts (W) per port for all eight ports simultaneously. Ideal for digital ceiling installations, the IEEE 802.3 … Read More → "Create Cost-effective Smart Lighting Systems with Eight-port Switch that Supports New IEEE 802.3bt Power over Ethernet (PoE) Standard"

Vishay Intertechnology Optocouplers in Space-Saving DIP-4 and SMD-4 Packages Offer 800 V Off-State Voltage for High Robustness and Noise Isolation

MALVERN, Pa. — May 20, 2019 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today broadened its optoelectronics portfolio with the release of two new series of optocouplers with phototriac output in space-saving compact DIP-4 and SMD-4 packages. Featuring a high off state voltage of 800 V and dV/dt of 1000 V/μs, Vishay Semiconductors’ VOT8024Aand Read More → "Vishay Intertechnology Optocouplers in Space-Saving DIP-4 and SMD-4 Packages Offer 800 V Off-State Voltage for High Robustness and Noise Isolation"

ClioSoft and Silvaco Collaborate to Integrate ClioSoft’s SOS Design Data Management Platform with Silvaco’s Analog Custom Design Tools

SmartDV Reduces Protocol Debug Time with Smart ViPDebug

SAN JOSE, CALIF –– May 16, 2019 –– SmartDV™ Technologies today unveiled Smart ViPDebug™, a protocol debugger that reduces debug time by rapidly identifying violations and reducing the time needed to find the cause of violations through its linked waveform and transaction database views.

Smart ViPDebug will be demonstrated continuously at the 56th Design Automation Conference (DAC) in the SmartDV Booth (#514) June 3 through June 5 … Read More → "SmartDV Reduces Protocol Debug Time with Smart ViPDebug"

Reflex Photonics’ LightCONEX, the first 150 Gbps 24-lane rugged transceiver on the market, to power the next generation of 3U VPX cards from Interface Concept.

Kirkland (Montréal), May 14, 2019: Reflex Photonics is proud to report that is LightCONEX™ LC 150G (12TRX) blind mate optical interconnect will power a new generation of 3U form factor VPX cards developed by Interface Concept.

The LightCONEX LC 150G is the only full-duplex active blind-mate optical interconnect with 24-lane transceivers on the market; it provides bandwidth in excess of 150 Gbps. Based on the OpenVPX™ standards, the </ … Read More → "Reflex Photonics’ LightCONEX, the first 150 Gbps 24-lane rugged transceiver on the market, to power the next generation of 3U VPX cards from Interface Concept."

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