Flexible, 3D Metal; Denso Takes Stake in Infineon; ProJet by 3D Systems; AdaSky Viper Camera Tech

Flexible, 3D Metal; Denso Takes Stake in Infineon; ProJet by 3D Systems; AdaSky Viper Camera Tech


Denso Buys Stake in Infineon

Denso Corp. has acquired an unspecified stake in Infineon Technologies AG, a Munich-based manufacturer of semiconductor chips.

German Partners Target Automotive Blockchain Applications

Chipmaker Infineon Technologies AG and startup Xain AG plan to work together to develop and commercialize blockchain-based technologies for automotive applications.


German Project to Examine Auto Cybersecurity

At the recent annual general meeting of Volkswagen Group, the company’s CEO Dr.


Infineon Opens German Tech Center

Infineon Technologies AG plans to open a development center later this year at its facility in Dresden, Germany.


Emergency Calling Becomes Required in the EU

Automatic emergency calling functionality—“eCall”—becomes mandatory for all new cars and light commercial vehicles next Saturday (March 31) in the European Union.


VW Launches Chip Planning Initiative with Infineon

Volkswagen AG has selected semiconductor supplier Infineon Technologies AG as its first partner in the Transform 2025+ plan the carmaker announced last November.


Infineon Buys Dutch Developer of Mini-Laser Sensors

Infineon Technologies AG has acquired Innoluce BV, a 6-year-old Dutch startup that specializes in miniature laser scanners and micro-electro-mechanical systems.


Renesas Electronics Agrees to Buy Chipmaker Intersil for $3.2 Billion

Japan’s Renesas Electronics Corp. has reached an agreement to acquire Intersil Corp., a U.S. chipmaker in an all-cash deal worth 325 billion yen ($3.2 billion), Reuters reports.


Taiwan Electronics Industry Targets Rapid Growth

The production value of Taiwan’s automotive electronics industry could top 1 trillion New Taiwan dollars ($31 billion) by 2020, according to the Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Assn (TEEMA). This would be more than a sixfold jump over last year’s output of NT$156 billion ($4.8 billion), calculated by the country’s Industrial Economics and Knowledge Center.


BMW Teams with Intel and Mobileye on Automated Vehicle Technologies

BMW AG today announced a new partnership with Intel Corp. and Mobileye NV to develop technologies and open standards for highly automated and fully autonomous vehicles.

Partners Team Up on High-Capacity Radar Chips

Infineon Technologies AG is working with scientists at Belgium’s IMEC research institute to develop 77- and 79-GHz CMOS (complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor) sensor chips for automotive radar applications.


Your Really Smart Car

Vehicles are being engineered with a silicon infrastructure that does everything from control the powertrain to allowing remote connections—including the possibility of hacking.


On Electronics: August 2013

Infineon's flexibly FlexRay; NHTSA issues voluntary guidelines for in-dash electronic devices; V2V equipment for motorcycles; Wireless Bonded LED


On Electronics - July 2013

Visteon’s “HABIT”; TI's Touch Sensor; Setting A Standard, Saving Energy

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