MMWCAS-DSP-EVM

mmWave cascade imaging radar DSP evaluation module

MMWCAS-DSP-EVM

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Overview

The MMWCAS-DSP evaluation module (EVM) design provides a processing foundation for a cascaded imaging radar system. Cascade radar devices can support front, long-range radar (LRR), beamforming applications, as well as corner- and side-cascade radar and sensor fusion systems. This EVM design provides qualified developers the design materials to create a functioning software evaluation platform for developing and testing advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS).

MMWCAS-DSP-EVM aids in shortening the development time of a base platform supporting multiple automotive radar front end and antenna subsystems.

MMWCAS-DSP-EVM is supported by standard mmWave tools and software, including mmWave Studio (MMWAVE-STUDIO), as well as the processor SDK for TDAx ADAS SoCs (PROCESSOR-SDK-TDAX).

For proper evaluation of MMWCAS-DSP-EVM, one other board is required -  the mmWave cascaded imaging radar RF evaluation module (MMWCAS-RF-EVM) (sold separately).

Features
  • High-performance TDA2x device with four radar processing SIMD accelerators (one EVE per AWRx)
  • Ethernet and PCIe connectivity for control and data, respectively
  • Reference designs provided in Cascade Imaging Radar Capture Reference Design Using Jacinto™ ADAS Processor (TIDEP-01017) and Imaging Radar Using Cascaded mWave Sensor Reference Design (TIDEP-01012)

  • MMWCAS-DSP-EVM
  • Quick-start guide
  • NVMe PCIe m.2 2280 SSD
  • 16GB microSD with adapter
  • USB A to mini B cable
  • Ethernet cable

Arm-based processors
TDA2SX SoC processor w/ full-featured graphics, video & vision acceleration for ADAS applications

 

Automotive mmWave radar sensors
AWR2243 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive second-generation high-performance MMIC

 

Multi-channel ICs (PMIC)
TPS43351-Q1 40V Dual Synchronous Buck Controller with Frequency Spread Spectrum TPS659039-Q1 Automotive 3.135-V to 5.25-V, 7 buck & 6-LDO PMIC for ARM Cortex-A15 processors

Get started

Step 1: Order this EVM (MMWCAS-DSP-EVM) and MMWCAS-RF-EVM
Step 2: Download MMWAVE-STUDIO-2G and get started with evaluating RF performance and algorithm development
Step 3: Download MMWAVE-DFP-2G and get started with integration of the sensor to your host processor

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Evaluation board

MMWCAS-RF-EVM – mmWave cascade imaging radar RF evaluation module

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Evaluation board

MMWCAS-DSP-EVM – mmWave cascade imaging radar DSP evaluation module

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Design files

TIDEP-01017 CAD Files (Rev. B) TIDRX09B.ZIP (11490 KB) PROC055A Cascade Radar Host Design Files TIDM415.ZIP (19371 KB)

Technical documentation

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* User guide MMWCAS-DSP-EVM User's Guide Sep. 03, 2019
Certificate MMWCAS-DSP-EVM EU Declaration of Conformity (DoC) Nov. 01, 2019
Data sheet TDA2x ADAS Applications Processor 23mm Package (ABC Package) Silicon Revision 2.0 datasheet (Rev. F) Jun. 06, 2019

Related design resources

Hardware development

EVALUATION BOARD
MMWCAS-RF-EVM mmWave cascade imaging radar RF evaluation module

Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT (SDK)
PROCESSOR-SDK-TDAX Processor SDK for TDAx ADAS SoCs - Linux and TI-RTOS Support
IDE, CONFIGURATION, COMPILER OR DEBUGGER
MMWAVE-STUDIO mmWave studio

Reference designs

REFERENCE DESIGN
TIDEP-01017 Cascade imaging radar capture reference design using Jacinto™ ADAS processor

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