mmWave studio
MMWAVE-STUDIO
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MMWAVE-AUTOMOTIVE-TOOLBOX-CLOUD:
mmWave automotive toolbox cloud development with software examples and demos on TI Resource Explorer



ACTIVE       Latest mmWave automotive toolbox release  

MMWAVE-DEMO-VISUALIZER-CLOUD:
mmWave demo visualizer cloud development on TI Resource Explorer



ACTIVE        

MMWAVE-INDUSTRIAL-TOOLBOX-CLOUD:
mmWave industrial toolbox cloud development with software examples and demos on TI Resource Explorer



ACTIVE       Latest mmWave industrial toolbox release  

MMWAVE-SENSING-ESTIMATOR-CLOUD:
mmWave sensing estimator cloud development on TI Resource Explorer



ACTIVE        

MMWAVE-STUDIO:
mmWave studio GUI tools for 1st-generation parts



ACTIVE 2.01.01   07-MAY-2020   Windows    

MMWAVE-STUDIO-2G:
mmWave studio GUI tools for 2nd-generation parts



ACTIVE 3.00.00   30-JAN-2020      

Description

mmWave Studio is designed to characterize and evaluate TI mmWave sensors. mmWave sensors are configured and controlled from mmWave Studio by sending commands to the devices over SPI. Analog-to-digital converter (ADC) data is captured using the DCA1000EVM board, processed in MATLAB®, and results are displayed in the GUI.

mmWave Studio is a collection of tools that enhance the evaluation of TI mmWave sensors. These easy-to-use tools provide capability to evaluate and prototype chirp designs and experiment with the the out-of-the-box demo. The tools are hosted directly on TI.com and enable interaction with the mmWave sensor evaluation modules. The tools can also be saved for offline use.

As part of this collection, MMWAVE-INDUSTRIAL-TOOLBOX and MMWAVE-AUTOMOTIVE-TOOLBOX are repositories of end equipment application demos using the EVM and a PC GUI. These applications are provided as open-source software examples and documentation that can be used to better understand application performance, or as a starting point for application development. Additional resources around antenna design, certification, and other elements of design with TI mmWave sensors may also be found here.Demonstration applications for industrial include those tailored to people counting, robotics, traffic monitoring, gesture recognition, and more. Demonstration applications for automotive include those tailored to medium range radar, ultra short range radar, in-cabin occupant sensing, and more.

Features
  • mmWave Studio
    • Post-processing of ADC data and visualization of processed data
    • Board control (SOP change, reset control)
    • RS-232 connection and firmware download
    • Configures mmWave sensors using radar API commands
    • Interface to DCA1000EVM for raw ADC data capture
  • mmWave Sensing Estimator
    • Enables calculation of chirp parameters directly from scene information, such as max range, max velocity, range resolution, and more
    • Provides real-time feedback on out-of-bounds parameters
    • Enables saving and restoring of previously created chirps
  • mmWave Demo Visualizer
    • Enables real-time plotting of point cloud from output of mmWave software development kit (SDK) out-of-the-box demo
    • Fully configurable directly through GUI interface
    • Profiles tuned to common end-user scenarios, such as range, range resolution, velocity, and velocity resolution

mmWave Studio is free and does not require any royalties to TI.


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User guides (2)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 613 19 Mar 2020
PDF 4024 01 Feb 2019
More literature (1)
Title Type Size (KB) Date
PDF 1711 15 May 2018

Hardware development (9)

TI Devices (12)

Part Number Name Product Family
AWR1243  76-GHz to 81-GHz high-performance automotive MMIC  mmWave radar sensors 
AWR1443  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating MCU and hardware accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
AWR1642  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP and MCU  mmWave radar sensors 
AWR1843  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
AWR2243  76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive second-generation high-performance MMIC  mmWave radar sensors 
AWR6843  Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR1443  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz mmWave sensor integrating MCU and hardware accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR1642  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz mmWave sensor integrating DSP and MCU  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR1843  Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz industrial radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR6443  Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz intelligent mmWave sensor integrating MCU and hardware accelerator  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR6843  Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz intelligent mmWave sensor integrating processing capability  mmWave radar sensors 
IWR6843AOP  Single-chip 60-GHz to 64-GHz intelligent mmWave sensor with integrated antenna on package (AoP)  mmWave radar sensors 

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