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Seeking input on automotive infotainment test

 By Rick Nelson on July 29, 2014

Automotive telematics and infotainment systems combine a variety of functions, including audio, video, multimedia, satellite navigation, cellular communications, comfort control, and wireless connectivity, with devices and modules interconnected via high-speed digital buses. As my colleague Tom Lecklider put it in a recent article, "With a...

 

 July's Features Online

 

July Special Reports


July Special Report

bullet By Tom Lecklider, Senior Technical Editor

Silent, rapid, motionless switching

Solid-state switches provide small size, long life, fast switching speed, and totally silent and vibration-proof operation.



 


 


July Special Report

bullet By Rick Nelson, Executive Editor

Instruments tackle IC test chores

Benchtop and modular instruments can offer an alternative to turnkey automated semiconductor test equipment in some application areas.



 


 

Web Exclusives:

The Year in EMC: from Components to a Congressman's Visit

 By Rick Nelson on July 31, 2014

The run-up to the EMC Symposium provides an opportunity to review EMC news over the past year. Recent news ranges from a congressman's visit to an EMC facility to the introduction of feed-through filters...



Let's get small: Redefining RF and education

 By Elizabeth Persico, Agilent Education Program Manager on June 24, 2014

In the late '80s, I had a portable cassette player that was a marvel of Japanese miniaturization. Only 20% bigger than a tape, it had a four-band graphic equalizer in the lid and could even do auto-reverse, letting me listen to the same two albums-over and over-during trans-Pacific flights....


 


 


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Industry Update

VTI Instruments announces EXLab 5.0 update

July 30, 2014. VTI Instruments has announced the introduction of version 5.0 of its EXLab software suite for mechanical data...



Anritsu all-in-one Instrument offers full OTN mapping

July 29, 2014. Anritsu has introduced the MT1000A Network Master Pro, an all-in-one optical field instrument that has the ability...



RF-Lambda employs Rohde & Schwarz instruments

July 29, 2014, Rohde & Schwarz announced today that RF and microwave component manufacturer RF-Lambda has chosen the...



Smart cities to rise fourfold in number from 2013 to 2025

July 29, 2014. The number of smart cities worldwide will quadruple within a 12-year period that started last year, proliferating...



Agilent announces 6-month no-cost Modelithics library for Genesys

July 28, 2014. Agilent Technologies Inc. today announced that the Modelithics COMPLETE Library of RF and microwave component...



Q1 performance puts industrial chips on the right track

July 28, 2014. Industrial electronics semiconductors made small but important gains in the first quarter this year, affirming...



ADLINK powers Cornell's autonomous underwater vehicle

July 25, 2014. ADLINK Technology, a global provider of cloud-based services, intelligent gateways, and embedded building blocks...



DC power supplies support solar-array applications

July 25, 2014. B&K Precision has introduced three new models of high-power programmable DC power supplies: models PVS10005,...



International Space Station and National Geographic Learning team up

July 24, 2014. The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space (CASIS) and National Geographic Learning (NGL) today announced...



ASSET and SoftIron collaborate on rapid debugging

July 24, 2014. ASSET InterTech collaborated with SoftIron Ltd. to quickly debug and bring up the industry's first 64-bit ARM...





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