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2009-08-26
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By cutting the number of servers it uses, Nissan North America has realized an energy-consumption decrease of 34% for that function at its plants in Smyrna and Decherd, TN. The number of servers was cut from 159 to 28.
2009-09-30
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Known as the 0i-D SA, GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms' stand-alone version of the 0i-D CNC includes all the features of the LCD-mounted 0i-D but with the advantages of using a FANUC panel I PC front end.
2010-01-04
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Declining prices for 32-bit chips and the maturity of dual-core architectures are triggering a shift to higher-powered microcontrollers. The use of these devices is also prompting electronic engineers to speed up their transition from proprietary software to programs that run on commercial operating systems.
2009-12-11
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Lockheed Martin and Microsoft Corp. signed an intellectual property licensing agreement that allows Lockheed Martin to further develop Microsoft’s ESP PC-based visual simulation software platform to better train warfighters for battle.
2011-06-27
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Companies that make operating systems are scrambling to gain seats in infotainment systems. The open source Linux community is gravitating towards the GENIVI Alliance platform, while a handful of consumer companies are attempting to exploit the growing link between portable consumer products and automotive platforms.
2011-04-12
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Toyota and Microsoft are teaming on development of a new global platform for telematics services that are particularly suited for full and partial electric vehicles. The Windows Azure-based platform will enable conventional services including route mapping, plus services related to energy management of the car and the home.
2010-10-04
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SAE Convergence 2010, to be held Oct. 19-20 at Cobo Center in Detroit, will focus on partnerships—traditional and nontraditional—that are enabling the future of automotive electronics.
2011-01-17
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The R-Car ARM and SH-4A system-on-chip (SoC) series from Renesas Electronics America integrates advanced graphics, video, audio, network, and other peripheral functions with the Microsoft Windows Embedded Automotive 7 platform to deliver a flexible software platform with built-in entertainment and communication applications and a rich user interface (UI) framework.
2010-10-19
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Younger car buyers will soon be picking vehicles not by their styling and horsepower, but by their connectivity. That will change many facets of design, and it will require automakers to work with partners to create an environment that lets drivers stay connected without impacting safety.
2009-07-28
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Can an automo­tive telematics system deliver the services a motorist wants without call-in centers staffed by trained operators? Eliminating the "human touch" imposes some limits, but Ford's Sync continues to­ be all-electronic yet provides features that Ford feels are most-wanted, in customer-friendly ways, and at lower cost.
2010-05-03
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Validation Tool Version 9 from Kubotek USA offers improved performance for validating CAD models and managing change.
2010-07-26
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With $23.5 million in new funding from Khosla Ventures and Bill Gates, EcoMotors engineers over the next year will finalize the two-stroke, turbocharged OPOC diesel engine's combustion system details in extensive dynamometer testing and development. A gasoline version is also in the works.
2010-07-26
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Consumers are expecting more technology in new vehicles, and they’re no longer willing to wait years to buy cars that have the latest consumer-type electronics. In response, the design teams challenged to blend the reliability requirements of vehicles with the rapid changes in consumer technologies and expectations are increasingly looking outside their corporate walls for help.
2010-03-22
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Ford's exclusive rights to the specialized Microsoft automotive consumer electronics platform that powers Sync have expired. Kia is the first to capitalize, introducing its UVO (for "Your Voice") system, but Ford is upgrading its offering including the addition of Internet-based upgrades.
2008-11-16
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Automakers who have been adjusting their business models over the past few years are likely to increase their efforts during this period of dramatic change. As consumers clamor for connectivity, partnerships are needed, but new strategies must also address the heightened pressure for profits.
2009-01-13
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Though this year’s Consumer Electronics Show mirrored the dreary economic times, suppliers in the intertwined consumer and automotive markets continued their efforts to bring more technologies into the vehicle. Television broadcasts are moving to augment telematics and HD radio, which are rapidly gaining momentum.
2016-02-16
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The 2016 XC90 T8 Twin Engine has seven drive modes and three power sources.
2014-12-03
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"Futurist" Peter Schwartz at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show says car makers must gain enough of the increased value from connected car for the industry to succeed in producing an "intelligent fleet." Failure to take a leadership role was viewed as comparable to IBM leaving the development of the PC operating system to Microsoft.
2013-08-14
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The latest release of Safe Technology Ltd’s advanced suite of fatigue analysis software for FE models, fe-safe 6.4, includes a new approach to the fatigue of woven fiber composite materials and usability enhancements, such as support for Abaqus ODB Parts and Instances.
2017-01-06
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Mentor Graphics Corp. offers the only fully embedded computational fluid dynamics (CFD) solution for Solid Edge software, a mainstream computer-aided design (CAD) solution developed by Siemens’ product lifecycle management (PLM) software business.
2017-05-01
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In Volkswagen's Virtual Engineering Laboratory, designers use gesture control to modify concepts via augmented reality. Now, it can also be used by owners of the new Golf; claimed as a first in its segment,.
2017-06-19
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One of the leaders in the diesel engine market is broadening its portfolio to include electric, fuel cell and other alternative power sources.
2017-07-14
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Connectivity, automation and electrification: Three inexorable trends that will largely drive on- and off-highway vehicle developments in the coming years, according to industry experts presenting keynotes at the revamped 2017 SAE COMVEC event. And with greater connectivity comes greater cyber concerns, they warn.
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