AUTOMOTIVE EDITORIAL & GUEST OPINIONS

  • IMS 2018’s 5G Summit Examines Wireless Networks, Spectrum Policy, Autonomous Driving

    Much like the 2017 event, this month’s IEEE International Microwave Symposium 2018 (IMS) was abuzz with talk of 5G applications, rollouts, and developments. But nowhere was that focus more singular than Monday’s (June 12) 5G summit, whose speaker lineup looked like a connectivity all-star roster.

  • Loose Lips Sink Gifts And Spaceships

    Whether it’s a matter of national security or commercial success, a space plane or a sensor, brilliant people regularly refrain from trumpeting their astounding scientific achievements. It's not always easy or popular, but it's necessary, and I tip my hat top you, secret-keepers.

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS FEATURES

week-in-5G The Week In 5G: 8/8/2018 – FCC Implements 'One-Touch, Make-Ready' Pole Access, Vows To Preempt Local Laws Blocking 5G Deployment

The FCC is moving to drop barriers to 5G deployment in the U.S., Motorola touts phones' bolt-on 5G capability, and Australia preps for a spectrum auction, all in today's The Week in 5G!

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AUTOMOTIVE WHITE PAPERS, APPLICATION NOTES, AND CASE STUDIES

  • Radome testing is a necessity, checking sensor components for radar compatibility. Previously, there were two methods used for testing. R&S introduces the R&S®QAR as another solution. 

  • The automotive world is changing along with its role in the communication universe. New applications require cutting-edge technologies, driving innovative ideas like predictive communication. In this white paper, automotive use cases and scenarios are discussed along with technology aspects, specifically for automotive applications. Important test and measurement needs required to ensure optimal performance of these technologies. 

  • Gallium nitride (GaN) is widely viewed as a transformative technology which has enabled smaller, lighter, and more reliable RF/microwave devices than its predecessors. However, there are trade-offs to consider when selecting which technology to use for a particular application. 

  • This white paper describes TE Connectivity’s vision for the next generation of mobility and its impact on vehicle architectures. It also shares how TE’s technology and portfolio address critical connectivity challenges the industry is experiencing.

  • The worldwide electric vehicle (EV) market is exploding in mainstream adoption as governments push for fuel economy improvements and automotive companies look for new market opportunities. 

  • With the astounding evolution of the automotive ecosystem, complicated computer systems are used to connect the vehicle and people to the outside world. This article examines the biggest challenges encountered when designing a connected vehicle and offers some solutions.