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Know-How: what is FPD-Link III and how to test it?​

Flat Panel Display Link, better known as FPD-Link™, is a high-speed digital video interface created in 1996 by Texas Instruments - TI (formerly National Semiconductor), now used in many Automotive applications to transport video from point to point, like Navigation Systems, In-car Entertainment, and backup cameras, as well as other Advanced...


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Know-How: Automotive Ethernet explained: features and test needs

Automotive electronics in today’s vehicles are increasingly complex. With more sensors, controls, and interfaces all using higher bandwidth, faster data throughput and more reliable networks are required. The weight of the cables and harnesses in the vehicle is also of concern to manufacturers. Ethernet has already proven to be a secure transfer...


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Know-How: what is GMSL2? Capabilities and test challenges

Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link™ (GMSL) serializer and deserializers (SerDes) are high-speed communication ICs developed by Maxim Integrated™ (now Analog Devices - ADI) that provide multistream support over a single cable, which can be up to 15 m with coax or shielded twisted pair. It can aggregate protocols like Ethernet and...


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Know-how: Current Sensing & Measurement

Current sensing and measurement is a common need in many different test applications, and it is especially required in automotive in the validation and testing of ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) like infotainment devices, instrument panel clusters, etc. and in Electric Vehicle testing, specifically for Battery Management Systems testing.A typical...


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Automotive infotainment
Automotive infotainment

Know-how: challenges of ADAS testing

Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link™ (GMSL) serializer and deserializers (SerDes) are high-speed communication ICs developed by Maxim Integrated™ (now Analog Devices - ADI) that provide multistream support over a single cable, which can be up to 15 m with coax or shielded twisted pair. It can aggregate protocols like Ethernet and...


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Flexmedia XM wins Productronica Innovation Award 2021

Flexmedia XM won the productronica innovation award 2021 in the Inspection & Quality cluster. The family of compact instrumentation modules was selected because of its capability to lower total cost of test in a production environment where electronics is more complex and faster than typical test scenarios. Furthermore, their compact size makes...


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