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

324 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

603 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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Inside the ECU

603 Views July 20, 2016

In 1885 Gottlieb Daimler built what many consider the first gas-fueled internal combustion engine (ICE). Since then engineers have made ICEs vastly more powerful, efficient, and clean. Still, there’s lots of room for improvement: Smart-engine technology can drastically boost power and efficiency while reducing emissions even further.

How? It’s all in the timing.

Modern gasoline ICEs have four cycles: Intake, …

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by Andrew Roberts

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CAN Bus Protection : STMicroelectronics Protects What Protects You

724 Views July 15, 2016

STMicroelectronics’s experience includes designing and manufacturing components for the most hostile environments, including Mars itself. It was therefore natural for the company to come up with a comprehensive line of products aimed at protecting automotive circuits from their harsh surroundings. Any form of transportation must tolerate extreme temperatures, pressures, electrostatic and electromagnetic interferences. With the advent of autonomous and …

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by Colin Long

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ST and “Smart Driving”

404 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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