Microprocessors

IBM 2nm chip 400x275IBM has unveiled a breakthrough in semiconductor design and process with the development of the world's first chip with 2 nanometer (nm) nanosheet technology. Semiconductors play critical roles in everything from computing, to appliances, to communication devices, transportation systems, and critical infrastructure.

 

NeousysPOC 400 400x275CoastIPC, a supplier of industrial and embedded computers and peripherals, has announced it is offering the new POC-400 compact embedded computer from Neousys Technology. Measuring only 56 by 108 by 153 mm, the new PC includes an Intel Elkhart Lake Atom processor and targets factory automation and edge artificial intelligence applications.

 

UhnderPort400x275Austin, Texas-based Uhnder, which is developing digital imaging radar technologies for automotive and logistics applications, has teamed up with Yunshan Technologies to deliver a digital perception radar sensor solution for use in autonomous trucks operating in shipping ports. China Merchants Port (CMPort) is an early adopter and deploying digital perception radar in a fleet of autonomous trucks at its Mawan Smart Port in Shenzhen, China.

KriaK26SOM 400x275Xilinx, which develops processing platforms for cloud, edge and endpoint applications, has announced the Kria portfolio of adaptive system-on-modules (SOMs), production-ready small form factor embedded boards that enable rapid deployment in edge-based applications. With a complete software stack and pre-built, production-grade accelerated applications, Kria SOMs can help bring adaptive computing to AI and software developers, the company said.

ZF ProAI 400x275At the Auto Shanghai 2021 event, ZF unveiled the next generation of its ZF ProAI, a flexible and scalable supercomputer aimed at applications from automated driving levels 2 through 5. The company said ZF ProAI will go into serial production by late 2024.

SamsungPixCell400x275Samsung Electronics has announced PixCell LED, a new automotive LED module optimized for intelligent headlights, including adaptive driving beam (ADB) systems. While aimed at automobiles with human drivers, the company said this will also be aimed at electric and autonomous vehicles. Headlights powered by the LEDs can help improve driver visibility and safety to enhance the driving experience at night and in poor weather conditions such as fog or heavy rain.

Innoviz400x275Israel-based Innoviz Technologies, which develops high-performance, solid-state lidar sensors and perception software, has released its Automotive Perception Platform – InnovizAPP for the automotive industry. The platform, which includes automotive-grade hardware and software, enables autonomous vehicles to identify and classify objects. The company said it is already shipping InnovizAPP to selected large automakers to help them accelerate timelines for consumer AV programs.

DFRobot Gravity400x275DFRobot has highlighted new open-source hardware modules as part of its Gravity series. With more than 300 standardized modules, including expansion boards, sensors, actuators, functional modules and kits, DFRobot aims to help users of any skill level to connect and mix to realize ideas or develop projects. More than 1 million developers have used the Gravity series in a broad range of applications, including AI, environmental monitoring, smart homes and IoT, the company said.

EPC EPC9150 400x275Efficient Power Conversion (EPC) has announced the availability of its EPC9150, a 200-volt, high-current, pulsed-laser diode demonstration board. The board can be used with a lidar system to help create 3D maps for autonomous vehicle applications, where speed and accuracy of object detection is critical. Priced at $414 each, the EPC9150 demonstration board is now available through Digi-Key.

VCSEL Lumentum400x275Lumentum Holdings, which develops VCSEL arrays for 3D sensing and lidar applications, has announced new high-power and high-efficiency five and six junction vertical cavity surface-emitting laser (VCSEL) arrays for advanced consumer, automotive, lidar and other 3D sensing applications.

ToshibaEurope IC400x275Toshiba Electronics Europe GmbH has expanded its range of advanced eFuse ICs with the introduction of the TCKE712BNL, a device aimed to ensure the highest degree of safety for a broad range of consumer electronic goods. This includes cleaning robots, servers, smart speakers, thermostats, cameras, cordless cleaners and wireless chargers, among others.

Arasan MIPI CPHY DPHY ASIC 400x275Arasan Chip Systems, which develops semiconductor IP for mobile and automotive SoCs, has announced the immediate availability of its second-generation MIPI D-PHY v1.1 IP, supporting speeds of up to 1.5 Gbps on TSMC 22nm process technology for SoC designs.

RASPBERRY PI 4B 2GBDigi-Key Electronics, which offers electronic components for immediate shipment, announced it is now an official Raspberry Pi authorized distributor. The company said it plans to carry the full line of Raspberry Pi products, which can be used for everything from rapid prototyping to production-ready designs.