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What requirements do relays in e-mobiles have to fulfill

Relay

What requirements do relays in e-mobiles have to fulfill

Today e-mobility is one of the main topics in the automotive industry, because it stands for lower emissions, higher energy efficiency and the option to provide new high performance functions for passenger comfort. lesen

Overcoming QA challenges in smart multimedia device manufacturing with state-of-the-art video testing

Multimedia Video

Overcoming QA challenges in smart multimedia device manufacturing with state-of-the-art video testing

Thanks to consumer entertainment requirements, global video product markets are developing and diversifying at a fast pace. In addition to enhanced specifications and functions, product development is oriented towards the ability to play video anywhere, anytime and across multiple platforms. lesen

Differences Between Electromechanical Relays and Semiconductors

Relay Technology

Differences Between Electromechanical Relays and Semiconductors

When special properties of the electromechanical relay are not taken into account in circuit development and they are treated like semiconductor elements, this can lead to malfunctions. This article explains the differences between the characteristics of electromechanical relays and semiconductors. lesen

“Aktivhaus B10” Becomes Part of a Virtual Power Plant

Smart Grid

“Aktivhaus B10” Becomes Part of a Virtual Power Plant

The energy management system alphaEOS is in the position to communicate with the virtual power plant and can make anticipatory decisions regarding the ideal timing to feed electricity into the grid, to intermediately store it or to obtain electricity from the grid – all in line with current market requirements. lesen

Time to Look Smart

Wearable Devices

Time to Look Smart

Wearable devices are coming. We take a closer look at this rapidly expanding segment driven by both fashion and technological innovation. lesen

Production of the Entire Circuitry on Touchscreens in One Step

Nano tech 2015

Production of the Entire Circuitry on Touchscreens in One Step

The researchers at the INM – Leibniz-Institute for New Materials are now presenting a novel process that allows microscopic and macroscopic conductor tracks to be produced in one step. Their results will be presented at the nano tech 2015 in Tokyo, Japan. lesen

Award for the Best EV Solutions

New Economy Award 2014

Award for the Best EV Solutions

The New Economy Award is organized by World News Media Group and recognizes companies and entities that are taking the world forward. lesen

The Age of Algorithm and Data Protection as a Human Right

Editorial

The Age of Algorithm and Data Protection as a Human Right

A late morning in April 2017. The postman rings and says: “Hi, here’s the Amazon parcel you were going to order this afternoon…“ Science fiction? lesen

Radar for Distance and Vibration Measurement with µm Accuracy

iSYS-5001

Radar for Distance and Vibration Measurement with µm Accuracy

Special liquid level sensors are of great importance especially for measuring levels in small containers. The radar system makes it possible to measure very exactly. lesen

Nothing to lose – Efficiency to gain

John Palmour

Nothing to lose – Efficiency to gain

Cree CTO John Palmour is confident that SiC-based switches and diodes will continue to outperform incumbent technologies such as silicon, which should lead to broader adoption and further cost reductions. lesen

New Material allows ultra-thin Solar Cells

Vienna

New Material allows ultra-thin Solar Cells

Scientists at the Vienna University of Technology have managed to combine two semiconductor materials, consisting of only three atomic layers each. This new structure holds great promise for solar cells. lesen

Solver Enhancements enable Thermal Simulation for Electronics

Electronics Design

Solver Enhancements enable Thermal Simulation for Electronics

Future Facilities’ 6SigmaET enables engineers to evaluate the thermal performance of their products. Further steps are being made with Release 9 – the introduction of a new solver that speeds up simulation. lesen

Five Considerations for Developing Secure Devices in the IoT

Firmware Architecture

Five Considerations for Developing Secure Devices in the IoT

There are several challenges for developers who want to build solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT). It is vital to take a few key considerations into account in order to build systems that are safe and secure. lesen

The future of LEDs in automotive lighting

LED lighting

The future of LEDs in automotive lighting

Nothing is as ubiquitous and at the same time as challenging and varied as the lighting for motor vehicles. This has led to a steady stream of developments and new products – from matrix lamps to laser light. lesen

Mobility for the fourth industrial Revolution

Packaging and Components

Mobility for the fourth industrial Revolution

Technological skills for the Industry 4.0 principle are also valuable for the automotive segment. Future vehicles will have several "4.0" capabilities – among them the ability of the car to control itself. lesen