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Inspur's Secrets Unveiled Behind Baidu's Driverless Car Technology     July 21, 2016

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Mitsubishi Turns Smartphones Into Steering Wheels And Gas Pedals In Dual-Screen Interactive Experience     July 18, 2016

MirageG4NightDrive.com dual-screen, interactive experience lets drivers use their phone and laptop together to test the 2017 Mitsubishi Mirage G4.More>>

Car Thieves Hack Car Security Systems with Laptops     July 12, 2016

Officials warn of a new high-tech method thieves are using to steal cars. More>>



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New Position Sensors Assist Bridge Inspection Engineers    April 18, 2014

Article By: Edward E. Herceg

An ongoing challenge in the USA is that our transportation infrastructure is aging. Typically major bridges were built more than 50 years ago, and increasing traffic has resulted in load limits being placed on many of them. More>>

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Advances in EPS Implementation through Multi-Direction Magnetic Sensing    March 28, 2014

Article By: Peter Riendeau

As the scope of tasks Hall Effect (magnetic) sensors can perform continues to expand, these sensors are becoming viable for use in everything from headlight positioning to air conditioning, and from electronic stability control to anti-lock braking systems.More>>

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Significant Growth Potential for Image Sensors in Automotive Market    March 21, 2014

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Image sensors are experiencing significant growth potential in the automotive, sector, specifically in Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS).More>>


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Automotive Control Panel Market Worth 110.18 Billion USD by 2021    July 12, 2016

Market is projected to grow at a CAGR of 8.10%, from USD 74.65 Billion in 2016 to USD 110.18 Billion by 2021. More>>

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TI's synchronous DC/DC buck regulators eliminate switch-node ringing in automotive applications    June 27, 2016

36-V, 2.1-MHz synchronous buck regulators eliminate switch-node ringing to reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI), improve power density, and operate in deep drop-out conditions. More>>

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Laird Advances Wireless Power For Connected Cars    June 9, 2016

Laird’s In-Car Wireless Smart Phone Charging Elevates Luxury Automobiles More>>



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Johnson Controls Wins 2014 General Motors Supplier of the Year and Overdrive Awards    March 12, 2015

Automotive supplier recognized for top performance for the fifth time.More>>

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Delco Remy High-Output Alternators Deliver Substantial Fuel Savings     March 4, 2015

Remy International, Inc. now offers a complete line of high-output alternators, ranging from 170 to 430 Amps. More>>

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WHICH WAY FOR SENSORS IN TOMORROW’S CARS?     February 20, 2015

High-Level Panel Featuring SBD, Texas Instruments, Gestigon and Velodyne Explores Chips, Processors and LiDAR Pucks More>>


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Consolidations Promise End-User Benefit    February 1, 2005

Article By: Barbara G. Goode

A few years back, Measurement Specialties, a pioneer in pressure sensing, gained recognition for an aggressive schedule of acquisitions. More recently, the company established MSI Sensors (www.msisensors.com) as a separate division and echoed history as MSI made four significant acquisitions in...More>>

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Silicon Carbide Microsensors for Demanding Applications    February 1, 2005

Article By: Jeffrey M. Melzak, Chien-Hung Wu

As MEMS sensors move into more extreme environments, the search for an alternative to silicon is on. Recent advances in processing make silicon carbide (SiC) a viable and attractive choice for harsh environment microsystems.More>>

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From a Roar to a Purr    January 1, 2006

Article By: Melanie Martella

One of the characteristics of luxury cars is how quiet it is within the passenger compartment. A smooth and quiet ride is an important part of the overall experience of the car."More>>



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Kraton to Showcase Innovative Styrenic Block Copolymer Compounds For use in Fused Deposition Modeling at EuroMold 2013     December 2, 2013

Kraton Performance Polymers, Inc.,will exhibit its advancements in styrenic block copolymers (SBC) compounds for use in fused deposition modeling (FDM) applications at EuroMold 2013, Frankfurt Germany, December 3-6, 2013.More>>

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An Electronic Gap Measurement System for Aircraft Applications    April 1, 2011

Article By: Bryan Manning, Robert L. Foster

The Gapman Gen3 is a next-generation, high-precision, noncontact, portable, thin-gap electronic feeler gauge that offers enhanced measurement capabilities for an expanded range of gap measurement applications.More>>

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Capacitive Sensor Operation Part 2: System Optimization    June 1, 2009

Article By: Mark Kretschmar

Part 2 of this two-part article focuses on how to optimize the performance of your capacitive sensor, and to understand how target material, shape, and size will affect the sensor's response.More>>










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