Leading analog semiconductor solutions provider,
M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc.
) recently introduced a new technology titled RoadScape to
facilitate vehicle manufacturers across the globe to develop
end-user applications for significant fuel savings and reduction
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Macom's new innovative technology, which is intended to create
location and situational awareness, is likely to revolutionize
the automotive and transportation industry. RoadScape provides
the first such facility of "predicting the future" for industrial
and commercial vehicles, by providing precise information related
to position, direction and time. RoadScape also generates
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) data, which can rightly
predict useful information such as the slope and curvature of the
road ahead. This prediction enables vehicle users to switch off
accessories that consume fuel and reduce fuel emissions.
The RoadScape technology is currently offered by the company in
RoadScape GPS and RoadScape electronic Horizon (eHorizon)
solution sets. Both RoadScape GPS and RoadScape eHorizon will
provide accurate geo-location information which will be
incorporated in the GPS solution within the vehicle. Some of this
information relate to road slope, latitude, longitude, height and
speed over the ground. However, RoadScape eHorizon will provide
an additional advanced map and electronic horizon processing
Headquartered in Lowell, MA, Macom's semiconductor solutions are
used in radio frequency (RF), microwave, and millimeter wave
applications. Some of its key products are Passive Components,
Active Components, Diodes, Switches and Multi-Chip Modules, which
are used in varied markets ranging from optical communications,
medical, mobile devices, wireless infrastructure to aerospace and
defense. This ISO9001 international quality standard certified
company has design and manufacturing offices throughout North
America, Australia, Europe and Asia.
Macom currently carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold). Some other stocks
within the industry worth a look are
MagnaChip Semiconductor Corporation
ON Semiconductor Corp.
), each carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).