Six Design Elements Are Key for Autonomous Vehicles

Six Design Elements Are Key for Autonomous Vehicles

Each of these six major functional subsystems must be considered and carefully integrated to ensure autonomous operation. By John Blyler…

Autonomous Driving – Effective utilisation of machine learning

Autonomous Driving – Effective utilisation of machine learning

My last blog introduced some of the key technology challenges in sensing and perception for autonomous driving. Now I would like…

When Will Autonomous Vehicles Arrive?

When Will Autonomous Vehicles Arrive?

Autonomous vehicle are already being tested on the road and will be available soon but developers need tools now to…

Developments in sensing and information fusion for achieving full level 5 autonomy

Developments in sensing and information fusion for achieving full level 5 autonomy

Even though autonomous driving has been a topic of interest for over half a century, there is currently no consensus…

Autonomous vehicles: the Chevy Spark problem

Autonomous vehicles: the Chevy Spark problem

Autonomous driving is cool and sexy. Everyone is talking about it. Everyone has an opinion. My German friends say “no…

Automotive IC test technology (that will help you sleep easier)

Automotive IC test technology (that will help you sleep easier)

In my last blog I looked at the product definition process of automotive ICs, using the microcontroller market as an…

Automotive IC design: it’s not a computer science project (it’s art)

Automotive IC design: it’s not a computer science project (it’s art)

“Not a computer science project.” That’s how an automotive IC design manager I worked with once fabulously described what IC…

Mentor Automotive’s DRS360 Autonomous Driving Platform Named “Most Innovative Product of 2017”

Mentor Automotive’s DRS360 Autonomous Driving Platform Named “Most Innovative Product of 2017”

I am pleased to report that Embedded Computing Design magazine just named Mentor Automotive’s DRS360 Autonomous Driving Platform the “Most…

The new automotive supply chain is horizontal

The new automotive supply chain is horizontal

We have talked in the past about the new automotive supply chain, and the challenges of system design in automobiles…

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Electric Vehicles

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Electric Vehicles

Electric vehicles are getting cool. Thanks to Telsa brand and technology premiumization, and the anticipated Chevy Bolt range estimates, EVs are…