A fire control panel was not working and I was tasked with fixing it. I discovered that a large mechanical relay was throwing off some energy. In my experiments to discover how much, I ended up routinely disconnecting my mouse and resetting my PC with the relay's discharge.
I added the proper relay suppression system, and the panel work perfectly after.
Unfortunately, I was a victim of the afterthought.
Mentor Graphics acquisition of XS Embedded GmbH last week could be meaningful for automotive electronics engineers, potentially enabling them to accelerate design and verification of products ranging from infotainment packages to autonomous safety systems.
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