Posts tagged as Avnet Kopp

Giving sight to vision-enabled automotive technologies

  Cars continue to become smarter and smarter, integrating new and cutting-edge technologies to make the driving experience safer and more enjoyable.  In a White Paper entitled “TI Gives insight into vision-enabled automotive technologies” Texas Instruments’ authors Zoran Nikolic, Gaurav Agarwal, Brooke Williams and Stephanie Pearson provide insights into this fascinating subject. See the full […]

AC LED modules in kit form

  With the Acrich kit, customers can now make their own LED lighting modules without the traditional AC to DC converter. Seoul MJT LEDs decrease the component count and shrink board size, thus giving designers more layout options, decreased costs and smaller fixture sizes. The Acrich AIC also provides low THD, high power factor and dimming functions […]

SA AMSAT’s CubeSat is making good progress

  The first prototype of the linear transponder was successfully tested and demonstrated on air at the recently held SA AMSAT Space Symposium. Named Kletskous (Afrikaans for chatterbox), the satellite measuring 10 x 10 x 10 cm is being developed  and built by radio amateurs who volunteer their expertise, time and often, their money for […]

Power electronics in automotive applications

  Over the last few decades, electrical loads in an automotive system have evolved from lighting and battery-charging towards infotainment, sensors and safety, thanks to component miniaturisation. This has made the car smarter and more fun to drive! While the trend of electronics in infotainment systems continues, a future trend is electronics in power train […]