Automotive News

  1. GLOBALFOUNDRIES Introduces New Automotive Platform For Connected Cars
    10/12/2017

    GLOBALFOUNDRIES today unveiled AutoPro™, a new platform designed to provide automotive customers a broad set of technology solutions and manufacturing services that minimize certification efforts and speed time-to-market.

  2. Quality Of Pulsed Laser Diodes Meets Highest Demands
    9/25/2017

    LASER COMPONENTS USA, specialized provider of laser and optoelectronic components in the US and Canada, is proud to announce that the first of its products has achieved ­qualification for use in the automotive industry. Pulsed Laser Diodes (PLD) with a wavelength of 905 nm are key components for the LiDAR technology (Light Detection and Ranging) used in autonomous driving.

  3. U.S. House of Representatives Approves Self-Driving Car Bill
    9/8/2017

    The United States House of Representatives has unanimously approved a key bill that aims to set the regulatory framework for self-driving vehicles.

  4. Vision Systems 101: Start With The Video Interface
    8/7/2017

    Choosing the right video interface may mean the difference between success and failure for vision system designers. Although the video interface is a small part of the overall vision system, it has a large impact on the cost and usability of the final product.

  5. Photron’s FASTCAM Mini AX, UX, And WX High Speed Cameras Have Double The Memory At 32GB
    6/10/2016

    ­­­­­Photron, Inc. recently announced the new 32GB memory option for the FASTCAM Mini AX, FASTCAM Mini UX, and FASTCAM Mini WX High Speed Camera Systems. The new memory option is doubled at 32GB; other memory options still available are 4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB. Photron’s recently introduced product families are also renowned for their remarkable light sensitivity.

  6. New Fast, High-Load Hexapod For Motion Simulation, Stabilization, And Cancellation
    4/29/2016

    PI (Physik Instrumente) recently introduced the H-900KSCO hexapod, designed with dynamic motion in XYZ, pitch roll, and yaw. 6-axis parallel kinematics motion is perfected by PI hexapods delivering nanopositioning precision, high speed, and stability necessary to meet today’s demanding motion control applications.

  7. Laser Device Can Detect Alcohol In Cars, Report Authors In 'Journal Of Applied Remote Sensing'
    6/10/2014

    Bellingham, WA - A new open-access article in the Journal of Applied Remote Sensing is garnering attention for research that could aid in the campaign to prevent drunk driving: a device that can detect alcohol in cars. The Journal of Applied Remote Sensing is published by SPIE, the international society for optics and photonics.

  8. Light Beams Offer Bright Future For Lighter-Weight Cars
    8/30/2012

    Beams of light could one day replace the jumble of wires under a car bonnet, leading to lighter-weight and more fuel-efficient vehicles.

  9. Optical Technologies Shape The Car Of The Future At LASER World Of PHOTONICS 2011
    4/26/2011
    Modern optical technologies, frequently used in automobile manufacturing, are now finding their way into the automobile itself.