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Automotive & Transportation

Learn more about the trends that are driving innovation across the segment and how distribution is keeping the wheels rolling.

Shifting Into High Gear

The development of automotive technology is shifting into high gear to keep up with new trends in technology, fuel efficiency standards and tighter emission regulations.

USB Solutions

Automotive, Consumer and Industrial - USB Design Kick Start Solution Kits. The Universal Serial Bus port standard defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between electronic devices. The latest version of the standard is USB 3.1, and new devices and computer components that adhere to it are just starting to arrive on the market.

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MicroZed (Zynq-7000 All Programmable SOC)

Avnet’s MicroZed™ Industry 4.0 Ethernet Kit (I4EK) demonstrates multi-protocol Industrial Ethernet in the Xilinx Zynq-7000™ SoC.

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Texas Instruments

Hercules Safety MCU

The Hercules TMS570 family provides high performance for transportation applications.

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High Performance Linear Voltage Regulators for Automotive Applications

Offering wide input voltage range and low quiescent, Infineon’s Linear Voltage regulators combine fast regulation and great stability.

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Technical Articles


Technologies and Components for Designing Electric Vehicles

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) such as the Toyota Prius and the Chevy Volt and electric vehicles (EVs) such as the Nissan Leaf, BMW i3 and Tesla Model S are growing in popularity amid concern for global warming.

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Automotive Electronics: Top 5 Tech Trends of Tomorrow’s Smart Cars

In the United States alone, motor vehicles travel well over four trillion miles each year according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.* To gain a sense of this distance, consider that while it takes light approximately eight minutes to travel

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Top 5 Myths in Automotive Vision: Designing Embedded Vision Systems Is Easier Than You Think

Vision has always occupied a special place in information science and popular culture.

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