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Hear from indie on the latest automotive-industry trends, technical product and design, and our teams’ expert insights on driver safety and automation, in-cabin user experience, and electrification megatrends.

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Keeping an Eye on Alertness with Driver Monitoring Systems

December 4, 2023

Michael McDonald, Director of Marketing In-cabin monitoring is essential for enhancing safety, security, and the overall experience for vehicle occupants. When it comes to safety, vision-based monitoring plays a crucial role in helping to reduce potential accidents, improving emergency response, …

Driver Safety and Automation
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Improving Driver Safety with Advanced Signal Processing and Color Filter Arrays

November 6, 2023

By Michael McDonald, Director of Marketing Image processing and vision-based sensors are fast becoming critical components for driver safety features. Reading traffic signals, street signs and lane divide colors accurately is essential to a vehicle’s ability to process information for …

Driver Safety and Automation
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ADAS Sensing Architectures – Distributed or Central?

October 16, 2023

By Chet Babla, SVP Strategic Marketing With driver assistance and driving automation requiring multiple sensors and real-time processing, ADAS electrical and electronic system architectures will be challenged by scalability. The societal benefits of greater driver, passenger and road user safety …

Driver Safety and Automation
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Illuminating a Better Driving Experience with LEDs

September 19, 2023

By Vincent Wang, VP of Sales and Marketing, Asia Light emitting diodes (LEDs) are a versatile, physically compact light source with a long operational life. They are also extremely efficient, far more so than incandescent bulbs, with high-brightness LEDs (HB-LEDs) …

In-Cabin User Experience
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Delivering High-speed On-the-Go Power, Reliably

August 29, 2023

by Michael Wittmann, SVP and GM, Power Delivery Business Unit Charging. Charging. Charging. Consumers today have an insatiable demand for power away from the home or workplace to keep their personal devices charged and connected to entertainment, work applications, and …

In-Cabin User Experience
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Our Commitment to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance

June 26, 2023

by Donald McClymont, indie Semiconductor CEO and Co-Founder Whether it’s addressing the global challenges of climate change, supply chain security or ensuring the well-being of employees, partners and local communities, companies have an obligation to go beyond simply meeting the …

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Cutting the Cord on In-Vehicle Smartphone Charging

March 14, 2023

Convenient and Efficient On-the-Go Wireless Power Delivery with Qi2 by Paul Hollingworth, EVP of Sales and Marketing While not yet ubiquitous, wireless charging has become widely available for smartphone users, with many of today’s phones supporting cord-free power transfer. This …

In-Cabin User Experience
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Catalyzing the Market Demand for Coherent LiDAR Solutions for ADAS and Driver Automation

February 7, 2023

Advanced low-cost solution offers high performance, power, and ultra-compact size for mass deployment by Michael Wittmann, Senior VP of Marketing In our previous blog, we discussed multiple sensor modalities, including light detection and ranging (LiDAR), and their relative merits for …

Driver Safety and Automation