XENSIV™ 60 GHz radar sensors and AURIX™ microcontrollers enable ultra-short range automotive applications

Jun 24, 2021 | Market News

Munich, Germany – 24 June 2021 – In-cabin monitoring systems (ICMS) are reshaping the concept of passenger safety in cars. Various applications such as left-behind child detection, driver well-being or occupancy sensing increase road safety and the protection in vehicles. Radar in particular is a promising technology to address these applications due to its ability to detect micro-motions and vital signs.

With XENSIV™ BGT60ATR24C AEC-Q100 radar sensors, AURIX™ microcontrollers and OPTIREG™ PMICs, Infineon Technologies AG (FSE: IFX / OTCQX: IFNNY) offers a wide variety of products for an ultra-wideband, ultra-low power and cost-performance scalable architecture for ICMS sub-systems. The devices support the use of new signal processing techniques enabling robustness and a good compromise between computational costs, the degree of information as well as the power consumption of the system.

The XENSIV BGT60ATR24C radar sensor is a cognitive sensing solution with multiple transmit/receive for virtual array configurations, a highly agile modulation generation mechanism, automatic power mode configurability as well as simplified interfaces between RF and the processing side. Furthermore, the AURIX TC3xx MCU family combines performance with a powerful safety architecture. The family integrates a fast radar signal processing unit and enhanced security with the second-generation of the hardware security module (HSM). This includes asymmetric cryptography accelerators and full EVITA support.

This sensor-MCU combination makes Infineon’s 60 GHz automotive portfolio ideal for ICMS applications. In addition, the partnerships with bitsensing, a South Korean imaging radar technology start-up, and Caaresys, a start-up based in Israel, enables customers to accelerate their development cycle.

“bitsensing’s MOD620, a 60 GHz system solution enabled by advanced signal processing techniques using Infineon’s Chipset Solution, offers a new level of confidence in safety for the automotive industry that demands excellence, reliability and unmatched intelligence,” said Dr. Jae-Eun Lee, CEO of bitsensing.

Caaresys’s CabinCare and BabyCare radar-based system solutions aim to make life within cars safer. By combining our expertise in algorithms and radar signal processing with Infineon’s high-performance XENSIV 24 GHz and 60 GHz radar sensors and AURIX MCUs, we envision making aesthetic and contactless vital sign monitoring in automotive a reality,” said Ilya Sloushch, CEO of Caaresys.

Availability

More information about Infineon’s XENSIV 60 GHz radar Chip is available at www.infineon.com/XENSIV60GHZ.

More information about ICMS applications is available at https://www.infineon.com/cms/en/applications/automotive/chassis-safety-and-adas/in-cabin-sensing/

More information about AURIX microcontrollers for ICMS is available at https://www.infineon.com/cms/en/product/microcontroller/32-bit-tricore-microcontroller/32-bit-tricore-aurix-tc3xx/

Videos are available at https://www.infineon.com/cms/en/applications/automotive/chassis-safety-and-adas/automotive-24-ghz-radar-system/ and https://bitsensing.com/mod620_partnership_infineon/

Information Number

INFPSS202106-081

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  • With XENSIV™ BGT60ATR24C AEC-Q100 radar sensors, AURIX™ microcontrollers and OPTIREG™ PMICs, Infineon offers a wide variety of products for an ultra-wideband, ultra-low power and cost-performance scalable architecture for in-cabin monitoring sub-systems. In addition, the partnerships with bitsensing, a South Korean imaging radar technology start-up, and Caaresys, a start-up based in Israel, enables customers to accelerate their development cycle for this automotive application.
    With XENSIV™ BGT60ATR24C AEC-Q100 radar sensors, AURIX™ microcontrollers and OPTIREG™ PMICs, Infineon offers a wide variety of products for an ultra-wideband, ultra-low power and cost-performance scalable architecture for in-cabin monitoring sub-systems. In addition, the partnerships with bitsensing, a South Korean imaging radar technology start-up, and Caaresys, a start-up based in Israel, enables customers to accelerate their development cycle for this automotive application.
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