The Heavy Burden of Automotive Display Standards

by Joseph Bryans

The requirements for in-car displays can vary significantly between different automakers, depending on their specific design philosophies and target markets.

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What is Ingress Protection: How Waterproof is the IP Rating

by Shawnee Blackwood

Ingress Protection (IP) ratings are defined by the international standard IEC 60529, which classifies the degrees of protection provided against the intrusion of solid objects (including body parts like hands and fingers), dust, accidental …

Tags:Ingress Protection (IP)| Smartphones| Standards

USB-IF Announces Publication of New USB4 Specification

by Bob Raikes

What They Say The USB-IF said a few weeks ago that it would introduce a new USB4 V2.0 to double the speed of the interface to 80Gbps using existing hardware, but with few details. …

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UCIe Adds Nvidia, but Still Not Apple

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We published a pointer to an article about the UCIe chip interface New Chip Interconnect is ‘Incredibly Important’ back in the spring. Notable as missing from the long list of the …

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HDMI 2.0 Is Being Relabeled as HDMI 2.1

by Bob Raikes

What They Say TFTCentral published a story about a Chinese monitor that claimed to have HDMI 2.1 ports, although the interfaces seemed to be HDMI2.0. The story was picked up by Toms Hardware and …

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ICDM Has IDMS V1.1 and Other Acronyms

by Bob Raikes

One of my favourite sayings as a manager has always been “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it”. I’m not sure where the quote came from (Drucker and Deming are both widely …

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