AutoEMC Newsletter No.10: June 2005
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Automotive and EMC Conferences
MIRA EMC Training Course
This event will be run on 14th June 2005 (repeated on 1st November) at MIRA's Nuneaton facility, UK. The fee is £300 and booking forms and details of the course can be found on the MIRA website.
University of Oxford High-Speed Digital Engineering Week
Dr. Howard Johnson, author of High-Speed Digital Design-AHandbook of Black Magic, returns to Oxford for the summer High-Speed Digital Engineering week on 20-24 June 2005.
The IEE's First Automotive Electronics Conference
This conference was a well attended event and we are received a comprehensive review by e-mail.
Real Time Passenger and Traffic Information Conference
Another review of a past conference is made available, not quite as comprehensive as the above but hopefully of interest to those in the public service sectors of the automotive industry.
Road Pricing Solutions
This 1-day seminar was held in April and organised by the Royal Institute of Navigation (RIN), a review of the event has been provided by one of the organisers.
Feedback on EMC Compliance Update Seminar
We received a feedback letter on the review we featured last June in Issue 7 of our newsletter from one of the presenters who clearly felt slighted by the review and that the reviewer mis-understood the points they were trying to make. The rebuttal e-mail and copy of the presentation is made available with a link to the original review.
Automotive EMC 2005
Our own conference ran on 11th May at the CCN Ost, Messezentrum, Nuremberg. The results of the delegate questionnaire and the organisers' own review are available via the links below. Congratulations to Martin O'Hara and Rick Goodwin for winning the "Best Paper" award, we gather this is somewhat embarrassing for Martin as he is the organiser!
The presentations from the SEEDS and NEEDS shows held in March/April this year are available to view on-line for those unable to attend these events.
ISO Launches Free e-mail Newsletter
ISO announces the launching of a new, free-of-charge e-mail newsletter providing concise information on ISO 9000 and ISO 14000 developments worldwide and new developments such as standards for the service sector and for social responsibility.
Intertek-Entela Plans Automotive EMC Test Facility in China
Intertek ETL Entela announces plans for a new automotive component and systems test lab in Shanghai , the first commercial lab of its kind in China . The new facility, to be called “Intertek Automotive Services” will operate as part of Intertek ETL Entela and will be located in the Pudong Region of Shanghai , with 40,000 square feet of available space.
Equipment for the new facility is already on order;
TUV Product Services and BABT Move
TUV Product Services are moving to Octagon house, further details can be found online;
Similarly BABT's certification division moves premises to Walton-on-Thames(BABT, Balfour House, Churchfield Road, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey, KT12 2TD). For more details check out;
EMC Round Robin 1-18GHz
The American Council of Independent Laboratories (ACIL) are doing a round robin test for the frequency range 1GHz-18GHz. Interested parties are invited to get in touch via the page below containing further information on availability and cost.
It appears that there is a significant difference in the uptake of Sat-Nav across the globe, with the Japanese leading the way, followed by Europeans and the US lagging behind? Maybe it's the driving habits in each region?
Automotive Short Range Radar (SSR)
The EU are reserving the 24GHz band for Automotive SSR use. A recent release from the EU, distributed by local government transport agencies, makes clear the intention for use of this band for safety applications.
Modelling all LIN Network Components Quickly
DENoe.LIN offers an automatic simulation of the Slave reconfiguration, modelling of LIN2.0-Slaves with and without volatile memory and simulation of a LIN2.0-Master using the Interactive Master.
Top Reasons Your Job Won't Move to India
Given the problems MG Rover have recently suffered and the collapse of their Chinese deal, this article in Automotive Design Line might be of some comfort to those of us left in the Automotive design industry.
Bluetooth in Automotive Applications
This article in Embedded Control Europe magazine looks at some future applications of Bluetooth in the automotive arena. Many may be already well understood but Enhanced Data Rate (EDR) capabilities may open up new areas.
The Automotive EMC welcomes Intertek ETL Entela as sponsors of the Test Services and Newsletter pages, completing this years list of page sponsors for the first time since the Automotive EMC Network was founded. They have joined at a very auspicious time as site hits are up in the first quarter of 2005, on 2004 figures, by over 250% and last years total of over 133,000 hits was passed on 4th May 2005.
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