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Y-Quad, the Junction Box Connector for the Automotive Sector

  • Yamaichi has further developed and optimised the Volkswagen standard interface. The mass production has already started.

New Computer on Module series with NXP i.MX 8M Mini and i.MX 8M Plus

  • With the launch of the new NXP i.MX 8M Plus processor Ka-Ro has extended their range of high performance but small form factor Computer on Modules. The 8M Plus processor includes a machine learning accelerator in silicon for edge processing of AI and ML applications. Ka-Ro is an early partner for the i.MX 8M Plus, and we will have development kits and prototype modules for shipment at the NXP launch in Q1 2021.


Tesla troubles - averting automotive flash memory failure

  • By Tuxera

    Oops is an understatement here. Tesla’s got a problem with dead eMMC flash memory cards in Model S and Model X cars equipped with their MCUv1 (Media Control Unit). And according to InsideEVs, this dead part could cost more than $1,800 to repair! As reported in InsideEVs, the problem stems from excessive writing to a log file that’s causing flash wear. This, combined with the ever-increasing size of Tesla’s firmware (which has grown from 300 MB to 1 GB), leads to a situation where the MCUv1’s storage reaches its maximum endurance and fails.

Insyde® Software Announces UEFI Firmware Support for Next-Generation Intel® CPUs

  • Support Added for the Intel® Pentium® , Celeron® , Atom® and 11th Generation Intel® Core® CPUs Beyond Mobile Computing for IoT and Embedded Markets

Selecting your Applications Hardware Platform

  • When building an embedded system there are many choices you will face when deciding the correct hardware and software combinations to best get your product to market. Hardware capabilities, performance, power requirements, memory types, OS implications, packaging options, platform scalability and interoperability are just some of the considerations you will have to work through in the early stages. Most of these decisions can be answered with research, testing, and peer discussion. When it comes to your GUI application however, we’re committed to ensuring that it is created using all the best practice principles our customers have learnt along the way.