Behind the Wheel

  • As part of our “ Summer Adventures ” blog series here on E2E, we’re putting a summertime spin on this blog post that originally appeared in 2013. Keep reading for more on how haptics can help keep you safe on the road this season. ...
  • In this day and age, you can tailor everything to your specific personality and style. Your phone can have bling, your tablet can have a picture of your family on the cover, your headphones can be polka dotted patterns and your car can have bright LED...
  • When looking at the typical automotive infotainment system design, what is the most difficult design goal to achieve? When I look at how much functionality is crammed into such a small dashboard (core processor and display interfacing with all the different...
  • One of the key challenges facing automotive OEMs is to shorten the time-to-market for their infotainment solutions. TI has collaborated with XS Embedded (XSe) to build an automotive-ready reference platform, the AXSB , based on the “Jacinto 6”...
  • Co-authored by Jeff Stafford, C2000 automotive motor control, TI As you’re planning for your next summer road trip, you may cringe at the sight of fuel prices and wonder if it is really worth it. You may be interested to know that there are...
  • Advances in in-car infotainment systems have always struggled to keep pace with the fast innovation in the consumer space, and the mobile era has exacerbated the gap in recent years. There have been several innovative solutions in the infotainment market...
  • Checking in at the rental car counter is always a bit of a gamble. Are you going to “roll a 7” and end up with the base model that doesn't have power seats and smells slightly funky (you KNOW what I mean…)l? Or are you going to...
  • Summer. To most people who live in the United States the word brings to mind road trips with family and friends, summer vacations at the beach, fireworks, no school and hot temperatures. Here at TI we welcome this time of the year (minus the scorching...
  • It’s great to be a little brother. I’m speaking a bit out of turn on this, as I am an older brother that carries a bias, but I definitely think younger siblings have it made. A few of my observations on the characteristics of younger brothers...
  • Security is one of those topics that everyone agrees is needed, but no one really wants to own. It’s a scary topic that we all hope someone else is addressing. Everyone is aware of the clever hackers out there that are mischievous – possibly...