Zone occupancy detection using mmWave sensor reference design
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This reference design demonstrates how TI mmWave sensor technology can be used for zone occupancy detection to monitor areas of interest across a field of view (FOV) of ±60 degrees with a maximum range of at least 10 m. This reference design uses the IWR1443BOOST evaluation module (EVM) and integrates a complete radar processing chain onto the IWR1443 device. The processing chain includes the analog radar configuration, analog to-digital converter (ADC) capture, low-level fast Fourier transform (FFT), and signal processing.

  • Demonstrates environmentally robust zone occupancy detection using single-chip mmWave sensor
  • Detects intrusion of object or person into area of interest with FOV up to 120 degrees and range of 0 m to 10 m
  • References provided processing chain source code based on mmWave Software Development Kit (MMWAVE-SDK)

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PDF 3035 30 Apr 2018
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PDF 84 15 Aug 2018
PDF 161 15 Aug 2018
PDF 788 15 Aug 2018
ZIP 300 15 Aug 2018
PDF 179 15 Aug 2018
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mmWave software development kit (SDK)  MMWAVE-SDK  Software development kit (SDK) 

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