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Automotive

White Papers : Automotive
Tata Elxsi benchmark report: comparing PiXYZ Studio and Unreal Datasmith

Data preparation being a time-consuming process, we use software applications like PiXYZ Studio and Unreal Datasmith to reduce the time and efforts. This report benchmarks PiXYZ Studio compared to Datasmith for optimization so you know who to choose for your next project....

White Papers : Robotics, Automation & Control
Accelerating Innovation in Automotive Design

3D and VR are radically transforming the car industry. Today, real-time 3D and virtual reality development are in active use by leading auto manufacturers and their partners throughout the design and engineering ecosystem. Read the whitepaper to learn more about the 8 main use-cases that are becoming...

Question of the Week : Transportation
Will Cities be Ready for Autonomous Vehicle Fleets?

Autonomous vehicle fleets are on the way, according to Chris Heiser, co-founder and CEO of Renovo, a California-based manufacturer of automotive operating systems.

“It will happen in pockets first,” Heiser said in our INSIDER story today. “There will be leading cities in the U.S....

Blog : Transportation
How Soon Will Autonomous Vehicle Fleets Take the Streets?
Automated vehicles – fleets of them – may soon change the way we travel through cities. "How soon?" asks a reader.
Briefs : Sensors/Data Acquisition
Integrated Inverter for Controlling Multiple Electric Machines

There are applications that require multiple electric machine drives, such as electric or hybrid electric vehicles, where there is a main traction motor and one or more accessory...

Briefs : Automotive
Method 3D-Prints Marine-Grade Stainless Steel

Marine-grade stainless steel is valued for its performance under corrosive environments, and for its high ductility — the ability to bend without breaking under stress. But conventional...

Briefs : Electronics & Computers
Electrode Design Boosts Supercapacitor Performance

Supercapacitors are rechargeable energy storage devices that deliver more power for their size than similar-sized batteries. They also recharge quickly, and they last for hundreds to thousands of recharging cycles. Today, they are used in hybrid cars’ regenerative braking systems and for other...

White Papers : Photonics/Optics
Making Sense of Sensors

Today’s LiDAR systems are generating particularly high levels of interest and development in the automotive/mobility market. This new paper describes how design engineers for LiDAR system OEMs can choose the correct sensor technology for their application. It also reviews how to ensure the selection of the appropriate...

White Papers : Mechanical & Fluid Systems
Choosing the Best Ultra-Thin Corrosion Protection

You are looking for an ultra-thin coating which protects your components effectively? We are talking about the KL120 from Dörken MKS. The effective zinc flake system fulfils all requirements for corrosion protection, with the option of giving the components a stable black surface. Read all about...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
EtherCAT Helps Boost Production Capacity of Lithium-ion Automotive Batteries

Learn how EtherCAT’s motion control solution boosts production capacity of lithium-ion automotive batteries used in electric cars, synchronizing immensely scaled equipment across modules, thereby enabling giant multi-axis and cross-module leaps in productivity. As...

White Papers : Electronics & Computers
Electric Vehicle Testing: Measurement Solutions for Vehicle Efficiency

Today’s market demands electric and hybrid vehicles to be lightweight, regulation-friendly with long-range, low fuel costs, and integrated electronics. This is driving more computing power and digital communication into cars that were once purely mechanical. Traditional...

Briefs : Imaging
Composite Panel with Integrated Thermal Control

Technological advancements in materials, sensors, and computing have driven demand for higher-performance satellites. Satellites need to be much more capable in a much smaller size with a...

Application Briefs : Transportation
Autonomous Vehicles and the Burden of Testing
AB Dynamics
Wiltshire, England
www.abdynamics.com

Autonomous vehicles cannot be tested for every eventuality that might transpire in their operating environment. As the...

Articles : Automotive
Principles of Laser Scanning Confocal Microscopes

Today’s high-resolution laser scanning confocal microscopes (LSCM), also referred to simply as laser scanning microscopes, are powerful high-magnification surface metrology instruments with...

Articles : Photonics/Optics
Taking It to the Streets: Designing Streetlamp Optical Components

The task of creating a streetlamp optical system has changed over the last 20 years and due to this change, so has optical design software. Let’s compare the task of...