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SPC58 : Our most advanced automotive MCUs yet

548 Views September 15, 2017

ST’s SPC5 family of 32-bit MCUs is already a major player in the automotive market with more than 150 million parts shipped. The family includes over 200 devices but is still adding innovative new members. The SPC58 “Chorus” products are the latest in the line enhancing the scalability, connectivity, and security of the family. The SPC58 targets a number of automotive …

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by Andrew Roberts

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28nm FD-SOI Technology is in Pole Position for Automotive Applications

408 Views February 15, 2017

When ST originally launched FD-SOI technology, we followed the normal process-technology playbook and focused on high-volume consumer markets. We knew the technology’s intrinsic robustness had broad appeal to the automotive market and needed to move down the cost/volume curve. In delivering FD-SOI chips and building volumes in consumer markets, FD-SOI confirmed its benefits as an ideal technology to address …

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by Pamela Mccracken

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Smart Enabling Technologies for Automated Driving presented at Connected Automobiles 2016 – Milan, Italy

317 Views October 21, 2016

Connected Automoiles 2016, ACI SARA Safe Driving Centre (Lainate, Milan – Italy)

The 2016 edition of Connected Automobiles took place on October 17-18 in ACI SARA Safe Driving Centre (Lainate, Milan – Italy).

The hot topics at this years edition focused on

   Open Innovation & Startups    The End-User perspectives    Safety & Autonomated Vehicles    Digital Disruption through Apps and contents delivery

ST’s Dr. Martin DUNCAN presented “Smart Enabling Technologies …

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by Gerard Cronin

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Helping You Keep Your Eyes on the Road

587 Views September 20, 2016

“Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel,” sang The Doors in their 1970 song “Roadhouse Blues.”  It was good advice then and it’s still valid today — but for how much longer?   Will we soon be able to take our eyes off the road, our hands off the wheel, sit back and relax, surf, text, …

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by Andrew Roberts

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Automotive Radar – A Tale of Two Frequencies

2.6K Views August 19, 2016

Ever since Heinrich Hertz demonstrated that radio waves were reflected by metallic objects, engineers have been putting the discovery to use in many range- and direction-finding applications. The technique is relatively straightforward; it requires a radio or microwave transmitter and a receiving antenna that captures signals reflected back from objects in the emissions path. Processing of the signals unveils some …

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by Andrew Roberts

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ST and “Smart Driving”

390 Views July 11, 2016

 

Traditionally, change in the car industry takes a long, long time. For instance, the internal combustion engine was first used in an automobile in the late 1800s and is still going strong today. Others examples include the first four wheel breaking system in 1929, the car radio in 1930, airbags in 1984 and navigation systems appearing from 1995 – …

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by Gerard Cronin

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