1. SiC devices for EVs and hybrids that travel further, recharge faster
ST gears up for growing demand of automotive SiC (Silicon Carbide) devices with a complete set of devices for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (EVs). These devices, the company says, are aimed at full conversion of auto power modules to silicon carbide (SiC) for greater vehicle range, convenience, and reliability.
The new rectifiers and MOSFETs are intended for all the vehicle’s main electrical blocks including the traction inverter, on-board battery charger, and auxiliary DC-DC converter, ST says. Read more
2. MIPI D-PHY bridging device that delivers up to 4K UHD resolution at 12 Gbps bandwidth
To solve the pressing challenge of having too many incompatible interfaces on one device, Lattice Semiconductor claims the industry’s first programmable bridging chip which supports leading protocols for mobile image sensors and displays. The new device is an optimal solution for virtual reality headsets, drones, smartphones, tablets, cameras, wearable devices and human machine interfaces (HMIs). Read more