OEM Tier 2 and 3
Hella to Provide e.GO Mobile
Hella have integrated a selection of diverse lighting and electronics products in the new e.GO Life, including products which support braking function and which also play their part in creating an individual look and feel for the vehicle. The car has been
High-Current Power Inductors With Wide Temperature Range
TDK’s SPM-VT family of wirewound power inductors were designed specifically for the high thermal and current demands of automotive LED headlamps. Mass production starts this month.
They boast a broad operating temperature range from -55 to 155 °C, and high
Hella’s New LED Auxiliary Lamps: Performance & Style
Hella are adding LED lamps to their established Luminator and Rallye 3003 series of auxiliary driving and spot lamps. Existing halogen lamps can also be easily converted to the new LED variants, because the lens-reflector units are modular.
RVS: Measuring Radiant Intensity to Evaluate NIR Light
3D sensing technology is the foundation of multiple new applications, such as eye tracking and iris detection, automotive lidar for autonomous vehicle sensing, and multimodal sensing for vehicle gesture and motion control.
The Radiant Vision Systems
Cree’s Numbers for 2019
For fiscal Q4-19, which ended this past 30 June, Cree registered a revenue of USD $251m—down by 5% YoY and 8% QoQ. Net income for Q4-19 was $11.5m, compared to $14.5m for Q4-18. Cree modified their forecast for Q4-19 due to the US Huawei
Synopsys Introduces New LightTools Release
Synopsys last week announced the release of version 8.7 of its LightTools® illumination design software for the modeling, analysis, and optimization of illumination optics. LightTools 8.7 introduces advanced capabilities to help optical designers and to correct
Osram-Continental’s 8-Kilopixel Headlamps
Osram Continental’d latest headlamp technology allows for extremely precise control of the beam pattern.
Behind four projectors on prototype headlights installed in an Audi A6, there are 8,092 individually-controllable light pixels on eight LED modules.
Valeo Climb the Slope
Extract of J. Aschenbroich’s Interview with Les Echos
“We are recovering: our results are in a phase of rapid improvement. Our profitability reached a low point in the second half of 2018, after historic records in the first half.
“Our customer mix in China,
Maxim’s 90% Efficient LED Drivers
Capable of driving high-brightness LEDs (HBLEDs), the MAX25610A and MAX25610B LED drivers from Maxim Integrated Products are aimed at high-performance automotive lighting applications.
The synchronous buck, buck-boost LED drivers/DC-DC converters