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What is a smart card?
A card that is has embedded integrated circuits�Cmemory and microprocessor�Ccommonly used for identification or financial transactions. Most popular smart cards are credit cards and GSM cards in mobile phones.
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2005-09-01 Verification tech captures automotive expertise
The automotive industry calls for modern verification techniques as the proliferation of electronic gadgetry adds to rising IC complexity in cars
2012-07-12 Ultracompact vehicles to roll in Japan
According to the transport ministry, the size and seating capacity of ultracompact cars will be less than that of minicars but greater than that of category-1 motorized vehicles of 50cc displacement or less.
2008-07-09 Toyota to make Prius hybrids 'greener' with solar panels
Responding to the increasing demand for "green" cars, Toyota Motor is set to install solar panels on some Prius hybrids in its next remodeling, a person with direct knowledge of the matter disclosed.
2014-04-02 Toyota miscalculates in safety-critical considerations
Testing safety-critical systems have been overlooked by carmakers and regulators alike, as what software expert Michael Barr pointed out in a court testimony about cars' electronic control systems.
2009-09-23 The challenges of car connectivity
In the future, cars will connect to the Internet, other cars and roadside systems. This automotive trend presents many opportunities, but also many challenges.
2009-12-07 Telematics shipments to quadruple by 2016
By 2016, 68.4 million cars will ship with telematics systems installed by OEMs according to iSuppli Corp.
2007-10-05 Team Nokia-Renault draws up navigation plan
Nokia is reportedly teaming up with Renault in the navigation arena, co-branding a set of Renault Twingo cars packed with Nokia's navigation system and handsfree equipment.
2008-01-02 Taiwan jumps on the 4C bandwagon
Cars of the future will have leading-edge electronic technologies integrated into them that will improve driving comfort and entertainment, opening the door to the so-called "4C" industry and giving new hope for Taiwan's electronic industry.
2012-05-03 ST reveals multimedia convergence strategy
The company will focus on offering a single application processing platform to serve a range of multimedia devices such as STBs, TVs, cars, smartphones and tablets.
2007-05-29 Researchers study organic enzymes as future car fuel
University and government researchers are investigating whether a blend of starch, enzymes and water could produce hydrogen fuel for future cars.
2013-12-05 Researchers pack more power in Li-air batteries
A team from Graz University (Austria), together with University of St. Andrews, found a way to improve the efficiency and capacity of lithium-air batteries, which hold potential for electric cars.
2015-12-03 Replaceable cells promise cost-effective car batteries
Fraunhofer researchers created a traction battery for electric cars that claims to be significantly more cost-effective than conventional batteries throughout its entire life cycle.
2012-05-10 Qualcomm, Samsung pioneer wireless power group
The A4WP will focus on a new wireless power transfer technology that provides spatial freedom for charging electrical devices in cars, on table tops and for charging multiple devices simultaneously.
2013-06-25 Qualcomm powers up wireless charging initiative
Qualcomm has agreed to license its wireless charging technology, based on the A4WP specification into products for cars and office equipment, via Gill Electronics.
2013-09-19 Power EVs using lithium-oxygen batteries
Researchers from Japan unveiled the details of lithium-oxygen reactions using in situ atomic force microscopy as a step towards developing lightweight batteries for electric cars.
2004-01-05 Philips I/O expander suits in-vehicle apps
Royal Philips Electronics has introduced a LIN I/O slave expander, designed to help manufacturers build cost-effective, fail-safe LIN networks in cars.
2013-10-17 Panasonic unveils wide-field mm-wave radar tech
The company stated that millimetre-wave radar can detect pedestrians and vehicles in night time and bad weather conditions, and can separately detect cars, pedestrians and bicycles in less than 0.1s.
2013-03-12 Packaged telematics suit tough automotive apps
Telematics applications are becoming standard features in cars and trucks, thus the demand is growing for robust RF components qualified to AEC-Q200.
2013-12-05 NXP, Datang Telecom debut first Chinese car chip firm
The joint venture will focus on developing semiconductors for hybrid and electric cars, which are one of the highlights of China's five-year plan.
2014-03-11 NXP needs to be "more Chinese," says exec
NXP's car chip business is mostly centered on connected cars and keyless entry, which is why Drue Freeman, SVP, believes that the firm can take advantage of China's growing automotive chip market.
2010-11-30 NXP declares eCall system test successful
NXP says trial run of eCall system using three cars successful
2010-01-12 Nvidia GPUs drive Audi navigation, entertainment
The Audi 2010 cars use Nvidia GPUs to generate all visual imagery for the navigation and entertainment systems.
2005-07-19 NEC mobile router enables seamless broadband communication
NEC Corp. has developed a mobile router that it claims to enable seamless broadband communication from high-speed mobile vehicles, such as train and cars through the employment of WLAN and a 3G (mobile phone) network.
2008-10-22 Multimedia processors enable low-cost car infotainment
With the release of i.MX35 family of multimedia processors, Freescale Semiconductor is taking premium automotive infotainment capabilities beyond the domain of luxury cars.
2002-05-01 Microsoft automotive technology fuels new Volvo in-car devices
Microsoft Corp. has disclosed in the TS 2002 (Intelligent Transportation Systems) America annual meeting that Volvo Cars of North America LLC new line of vehicles, contains advanced in-vehicle computing systems fueled by Microsoft technology.
2008-02-13 Micronas unveils 8bit MCU line for LIN bus apps
Micronas has unveiled its easyLIN product line of 8bit MCUs for LIN bus applications in cars and trucks.
2010-08-12 Marvell, Harman collaborate on built-in Wi-Fi for Audi
Marvell and Harman have cooperated to bring Wi-Fi connectivity into cars, and the 2010 Audi A8 is the first automobile to offer a factory-installed mobile hotspot.
2008-09-16 Manage growing complexity in automotive design
Electric power windows have become one of the standard features in cars today. Most car buyers see power window as a must-have comfort feature. While the current trend for doors is towards a modular and lightweight approach, another growing trend is toward the inclusion of side airbags in the car. Such increased reinforcement and added components of the airbag function drive the need to achieve a smaller footprint for the door/window-lift ECUs. Higher integration delivers the key to manage increasing complexity like anti-pinch functionality.
2011-02-15 Lower costs widen use of pedestrian detection systems
Lower-cost technology such as Freescale's Xtrinsic chipset and efficient CMOS production techniques will benefit automotive radar sensors, thus increasing the number of cars with pedestrian detection systems.
2011-03-21 Largest China automaker revs up to 32bit
Chery will shift to Freescale's Qorivva MCU and adopt its 32bit Power Architecture for its entire vehicle line in a bid to improve its cars' fuel efficiency, emissions and safety.
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