Infineon offers an extensive portfolio of automotive qualified products dedicated to automotive lighting for interior as well as exterior application, e.g.
protected single and
multi-channel power switches.
The highly integrated PROFET™ family (PROtected FET) incorporates a broad range of smart features like diagnose and protection. The SPOC family is an even higher integrated product family where control, configuration and diagnosis are carried out via a Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI).
As market / customer requirement transit from traditional glow bulbs to LED, Infineon offers for automotive LED lighting specific drivers such as linear LED drivers dedicated to rear lighting, high-current LED driver for front light, as well as switched DC/DC buck and boost for the best energy efficiency.
Infineon® Auto LED drivers are the best solutions to benefit from the advantages of LEDs providing full protection to your lighting application in automotive. Additionally derivatives out of the Infineon Auto LED Driver Family provide diagnostic functionality of open and shorted LED as well. All these features are required to drive LEDs inside a car with harsh automotive conditions.
Infineon - Your Partner for Automotive Lighting
Since more than 20 years Infineon has been developing and producing devices for the automotive lighting market. Infineon is a leader on this market, supporting innovation on the automotive LED lighting field through advanced technologies and packages, as well as pioneer feature sets.
The exemplary diagram shows a typical central body control module, which is the central computing module for automotive lighting application. It consists of a microcontroller, power switches as well as supply ICs and network transceivers.