• Highly Accelerated Life Test (HALT)

    Highly Accelerated Life Test (HALT) is a series of tests performed on a product as part of the design process to aid in improving product robustness. The principal idea of HALT is to find design weaknesses as quickly as possible and then fix them. After improving one weakness, the next design weakn......view more

  • Police department’s Tesla runs out of battery during pursuit

    A Tesla electric police patrol car in the Bay Area ran low on power at one of the worst possible times last Friday — during a pursuit. It’s unclear exactly why the 2014 Tesla Model S 85 wasn’t fully charged and lost juice at such an inopportune moment, according to Fremont Police Department’......view more

  • Million Mile Electric Car Batteries Aren't a Million Miles Away, Study Says

    The research was carried out for Tesla but has been released to the public. While the lifespan of an internal combustion car varies, an engine should be able to reach over  200,000 miles (321,868 km)  with good care.  That's not bad, but according to new resea......view more

  • Huawei opens machine vision lab in King’s Cross

    Huawei has opened an R&D lab employing 60 computer vision engineers at 1, St Pancras Square, King’s Cross (pictured) opposite the new Facebook and Google offices, reports Business Insider. It is reported that Huawei intends to increase the number of engineers on the site to 200 ......view more

  • Google Releases Creepy Deepfake Dataset to Help Developers Create Detection Methods

    The big tech company has released the videos and images in the name of fighting deepfake technology. Deepfakes are an increasing concern for society. This year, a deepfaked voice of a CEO was used to steal  $250,000  from a company .  The technology allows f......view more

  • There’s an energy in offices of XL Fleet

    XL Fleet CEO Tod Hynes decked out a small conference room with hockey gear and dubbed it the penalty box. SUZANNE KREITER/GLOBE STAFFTOD HYNES IS NO EXCEPTION to the open floor plan at XL Fleet, the company he founded and leads as chief executive. Like many other startup leaders, he has no indiv......view more

  • Daimler Has No Plans to Develop Next-Generation Combustion Engines

    Daimler said it has no plans to develop a next generation combustion engine as it focuses on electric vehicles. The internal combustion engine is getting put out to pasture as vehicle manufacturers focus on greener alternatives.  Daimler has no plans to develop next-generatio......view more

  • 1260W Quarter Brick DC-DCs Feature Active Current Sharing

    Flex Power Modules introduces the BMR490 dc-dc converter with active current sharing. The current sharing capability enables two or more converters to be used in parallel for demanding datacom applications, thus delivering higher power on a single rail and improving redundancy. Up to six BMR......view more