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    • May 9, 2019

    How to meet European Commission ADAS requirements with TI DC/DC converters

    From trade shows to TV commercials, by now we’ve all been exposed to the cutting-edge advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that are available in automobiles. While many automakers only offer these features in their luxury models today, mandates driven by the European Commission’s Safe Mobility initiative will bring them to the masses...
    • May 9, 2019

    Conversations on smart mobility with our engineers

    We invited our automotive experts to have four conversations on smart mobility and the design implications of the most significant trends impacting the automotive industry today. Electrification of the powertrain Powertrain electrification is an excep...
    • May 6, 2019

    How diagnostics help your ADAS design achieve higher levels of functional safety

    As the automotive industry pushes toward more automated driving functions, the need for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) with a higher Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL) increases. Until recently, ADAS equipment was mostly used to improve visibility or warn drivers of potentially dangerous situations. But now, many new cars can prevent...
    • Feb 27, 2019

    Enhancing and evolving vehicle perception with deep learning

    The dreams of autonomous cars are becoming a reality. The automotive industry’s quest for full autonomy is steadily progressing primarily through the implementation of multiple advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) in vehicles. The average new car in today’s dealership is equipped with multiple cameras, as well as radar and ultrasonic...
    • Feb 15, 2019

    Are we there yet? Expectations vs. reality in autonomous driving

    Autonomous vehicles are one of the most talked-about technologies in automotive, so naturally, there is a lot of speculation about how advanced driver assistance systems and the levels of autonomy will evolve. Let’s take a look at how expectati...
    • Feb 10, 2019

    Bridging 12 V and 48 V in dual-battery automotive systems

    The 12 V lead-acid battery system has met its match. With increasingly strict emission regulations, growing power load requirements of advanced automotive electronics and the conversion from mechanical components to electronic functions, the tra...
    • Feb 7, 2019

    The ins and outs of automotive rear-lighting design

    Imagine driving in the early 1900s. Drivers relied on hand signals and shouts, plus a little bit of guesswork, to predict the actions of other cars on the road. Thanks to modern rear-lighting solutions, drivers can better predict the actions of ot...
    • Jan 10, 2019

    Designing a smarter sunroof

    (Please visit the site to view this video)Sunroof and automotive window tinting is now a programmable feature thanks to new technology making its way into future vehicles. At the flip of a switch, you can now block out the light coming through your c...
    • Jan 9, 2019

    77-GHz single-chip mmWave sensors enable autonomous parking

    Have you ever spent time looking for a parking spot at a shopping mall or a grocery store and wished that your car could drop you off at the entrance and go park itself, especially during harsh weather conditions like when it’s raining, or on an extremely hot day? How much time would you save if you didn’t have to drive around looking for...
    • Jan 5, 2019

    Insights on the road ahead

    (Please visit the site to view this video)Semiconductors are revolutionizing the automotive industry. By electrifying mechanical components, we are reducing emissions. Levels of autonomous driving are mitigating human error on the road, while connect...