Automotive mmWave radar sensors

Highly precise automotive radar sensors for analyzing dynamic operating conditions

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Our automotive (AWRx) device architecture goes beyond the RF/analog subsystem, integrating a radio processor and master subsystems, offering customers access to a robust portfolio of AWRx devices scaling from high performance radar front-end to ultra-high resolution, low power and small single chip radar.

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AWR2944 NEW

Automotive 2nd-generation, 76-GHz to 81-GHz, high-performance SoC for corner and long-range radar

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 25.95

AWR1843AOP NEW

Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating antenna on package, DSP and MCU

Approx. price (USD) 1ku | 23.94

TI automotive mmWave radar sensors

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Highly accurate

Less than 5 cm resolution accuracy, range detection to hundreds of meters and velocity of up to 300 Km/h.

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Versatile intelligence

Detect changing operating conditions and adapt to dynamic driving scenarios on the fly.

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Small design

CMOS single-chip sensor integrating best-in-class DSP and MCU in automotive-friendly package.

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Medium/ short range radar
AWR 77GHz radar sensors for high performance corner radar applications.

AWR 77GHz radar sensors for high performance corner radar applications.

High performance mmWave radar sensors to differentiate your medium/short-range radar systems while managing system size, efficiency and cost. With unprecedented levels of integration, you can design a medium/short range small form factor corner radar system for multiple functions such as blind spot detection, front cross-traffic assist and lane change assist.

  • First high performance, highly-integrated radar sensor meeting R79 NCAP standard
  • High precision and accurate detection up to 180m+ 
  • Ultra-wide bandwidth enables separation of objects as close as 4cm
  • Detection of 200+ objects with multi-mode

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDEP-01021 – Beamsteering for corner radar reference design
  • TIDEP-0092 – Short-range radar (SRR) reference design
  • TIDEP-01027 – High-end corner radar reference design
PRODUCTS
  • AWR1843 – Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator
  • AWR1642 – Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP and MCU
  • AWR2944 – Automotive 2nd-generation, 76-GHz to 81-GHz, high-performance SoC for corner and long-range radar
Front long range radar
AWR 77GHz radar sensors for high performance front radar applications.

AWR 77GHz radar sensors for high performance front radar applications.

Long-range radar system dynamic configuration capability enables functions such as adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, traffic jam assist and front collision warning. With our integrated circuits and reference designs, you can create high-performance radar systems with high angular resolution without compromising on size or cost.

  • Great link budget & dynamic range enabling up to 200m+ detection 
  • Accurate beam steering for longer range object tracking
  • Great ‘amplitude noise’ and ‘uncorrelated phase noise’ performance which enables superior behind the bumper performance

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDEP-01012 – Imaging radar using cascaded mmWave sensor reference design
PRODUCTS
  • AWR2243 – 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive second-generation high-performance MMIC
TECHNICAL RESOURCES
Child presence detection/occupant monitoring
AWR 60GHz radar sensors family for high accuracy sensing of occupants inside a vehicle for child presence detection, seat belt reminder and intruder alert.

AWR 60GHz radar sensors family for high accuracy sensing of occupants inside a vehicle for child presence detection, seat belt reminder and intruder alert.

Our scalable 60GHz single-chip radar sensors enable robust and accurate detection, localization and classification of occupants (adults, children, pets) inside of a car across 2-3 rows using a single sensor enabling applications like child presence detection, seat belt reminder and intruder detection/alert.

  • FMCW technology enables robust and accurate detections across multiple rows of car using one single sensor
  • Antenna on package technology enables easy design, small form factor and faster time to market
  • Integrated memory and processing saves cost with no need for external MCU

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDEP-01023 – Child-presence and occupant-detection reference design using 60-GHz antenna-on-package mmWave sensor
PRODUCTS
  • AWR6843 – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator
  • AWR6843AOP – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating antenna on package, DSP and MCU
  • AWR6443 – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating MCU and radar accelerator
DMS/driver vital sign monitoring
AWR 60GHz single-chip sensors for DMS systems to accurately detect driver and passenger vital signs in challenging conditions.

AWR 60GHz single-chip sensors for DMS systems to accurately detect driver and passenger vital signs in challenging conditions.

TI's single-chip 60GHz radar sensor with frequency-modulated continuous-wave technology provides a non-contact method to measure driver vital signs, such as heart rate and breathing rate, which enable detection of fatigue state of a driver. The sensor can be integrated with traditional DMS systems to get additional features, increasing value of the system solution.

  • >4 GHz RF bandwidth offers finer resolution and accurate measurements
  • Antenna-on-package technology enables small and compact design integration into DMS module
  • Integrated memory and processing saves cost with no need for external MCU

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END-EQUIPMENT / SUB-SYSTEM
PRODUCTS
  • AWR6843 – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator
  • AWR6843AOP – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating antenna on package, DSP and MCU
  • AWR6443 – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating MCU and radar accelerator
TECHNICAL RESOURCES
Gesture detection
AWR 60GHz and 77GHz radar sensors for high accuracy sensing of gestures.

AWR 60GHz and 77GHz radar sensors for high accuracy sensing of gestures.

Our scalable 60GHz and 77GHz single-chip mmWave sensors enable reliable touchless gesture detections, which help to support various applications: HMI control, light control, media control, door open/close, and trunk open/close. 

  • Multi-modal capabilities such as gesture detection with intruder detection or vital sign detection
  • Robust sensing unaffected by bright sunlight or darkness
  • Sense through materials enables touchless interactions
  • High accuracy detections differentiate finite motions
  • Wider field of view detect kick gestures from farther distance

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDEP-01013 – Gesture controlled HMI with mmWave sensors and Sitara™ processors reference design
  • TIDEP-01024 – Obstacle detection reference design using 76-Ghz to 81-GHz antenna-on-package (AoP) mmWave sensor
PRODUCTS
  • AWR6843 – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator
  • AWR6843AOP – Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating antenna on package, DSP and MCU
  • AWR1843AOP – Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating antenna on package, DSP and MCU
Ultra short range radar
AWR 77GHz ultra-short range radar sensors for parking and obstacle detection.

AWR 77GHz ultra-short range radar sensors for parking and obstacle detection.

Leveraging unprecedented levels of integration, our ultra-small form factor sensor supports 360° surround-view radar systems for functions such as park assist, automated parking and free space obstacle detection around the vehicle.

  • 360° sensing
  • Ultra-small form factor to fit inside door handles
  • Wide field-of-view with ±70° azimuth and elevation
  • 4cm to +50m detection range
  • High resolution and accuracy

Featured resources

REFERENCE DESIGNS
  • TIDEP-01026 – Automated parking reference design using 76-GHz to 81-GHz antenna-on-package (AoP) mmWave sensor

Technical resources

Video series
Video series
Automotive mmWave radar training series
See how antenna-on-package (AoP) mmWave radar sensors are revolutionizing the automotive sensing space.
White paper
White paper
TI smart sensors enable automated driving
Read more about how TI is driving innovation and technology advancements in the automotive industry.
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Technical article
Technical article
Antenna-on-package technology simplifies automotive in-cabin radar sensor design
Learn more about how antenna-on-package (AoP) technology can help you simplify your next in-cabin sensing design.