Addressing Power Supply Challenges for After-Market Electronics and Infrastructure

Abstract: Industrial transportation electronics includes after-market additions for automation and entertainment in cars, trucks, trains, planes, and ships, as well as infrastructure automation for roads, sea-lanes, trains, and air traffic control. This application note discusses key market trends and customer needs that are presenting new challenges for power supply design for after-market technologies and transport infrastructure automation. This piece will also examine solutions to address these challenges, with a special emphasis on power architecture.A similar version of this application note originally appeared on Electronics for U on April 17, 2018.