TIDEP-01011

Automated parking system reference design using 77-GHz mmWave sensor

TIDEP-01011

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Overview

This reference design demonstrates the use of AWR1843, a 77-GHz single-chip mmWave sensor with integrated DSP, MCU, and hardware accelerator as an automated parking sensor, which enables robust detection of objects around a car in challenging parking and environmental conditions. With a range resolution of less than 4 cm and 10-MHz IF bandwidth, objects moving at high speed can be detected at good resolution. The evaluation kit comes with an antenna design that enables detection in a field of view of ±50° in azimuth and ±15° in elevation, with a detection range from 4 cm to 40+ m. A reference software implementation on the device is provided, which enables high-resolution detection of objects with clustering. A MATLAB®-based GUI is provided for visualization of detected objects.

Features
  • Demonstration of 77-GHz mmWave sensor technology for automated parking application for vehicles
  • Detection range of more than 40+ m with field of view in azimuth of ±50° and elevation of ±15°
  • Source code for processing and detection based on mmWave software development kit (SDK) (MMWAVE-SDK)
  • Based on proven EVM hardware designs, enabling quick time to market and out-of-the-box demonstration
  • Design guide that explains the processing chain software, algorithms and GUI for visualization

Design files & products

Design files

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Reference design overview and verified performance test data

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Detailed schematic diagram for design layout and components

TIDRZ05.PDF (27 K)

Complete listing of design components, reference designators, and manufacturers/part numbers

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Detailed overview of design layout for component placement

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Design file that contains information on physical board layer of design PCB

TIDRZ02.PDF (4153 K)

PCB layer plot file used for generating PCB design layout

Products

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Analog switches & muxes

TS3A50183.3-V, 2:1 (SPDT), 4-channel general-purpose analog switch

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Arm-based microcontrollers

TM4C1294NCPDT32-bit Arm Cortex-M4F based MCU with 120-MHZ, 1-MB flash, 256-KB RAM, USB, ENET MAC+PHY ;

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Automotive mmWave radar sensors

AWR1843Single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor integrating DSP, MCU and radar accelerator

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CAN & LIN transceivers & SBCs

TCAN1042HGV-Q1Automotive Fault Protected CAN Transceiver With Flexible Data-Rate

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Digital temperature sensors

TMP112±0.5°C 1.4V to 3.6V digital temperature sensor with I2C/SMBus in 2.56mm2 package ;

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS7961-A, low-dropout voltage regulator with enable

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS7A8101-Q1Automotive 1-A, high-PSRR, adjustable low-dropout voltage regulator with enable

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Linear & low-dropout (LDO) regulators

TPS7A881-A, low-noise, high-PSRR, dual-channel adjustable ultra-low-dropout voltage regulator

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Multi-channel ICs (PMIC)

LP87524B-Q1Multiphase 4MHz, 4A/1.8V + 2.5A/2.3V + 1.5A/3.3V + 1.5A/1.2V buck converters for AWR and IWR MMICs

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Shunt voltage references

LM4040Fixed voltage, 45-µA, precision micropower shunt voltage reference

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Hardware

Evaluation board

AWR1843BOOST – AWR1843 single-chip 76-GHz to 81-GHz automotive radar sensor evaluation module

The AWR1843 BoosterPack™ plug-in module is an easy-to-use 77GHz mmWave sensor evaluation board for the single-chip AWR1843 device, with direct connectivity to the TI MCU LaunchPad™ development-kit ecosystem.

The BoosterPack™ contains everything required to start developing software for on-chip (...)

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* Design guide Automated Parking System Reference Design Using 77-GHz mmWave Sensor Jan. 24, 2019
White paper Automated parking made possible with TI mmWave radar and ultrasonic sensors (Rev. A) Jun. 28, 2019

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Software development

SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT KIT (SDK)
MMWAVE-SDK mmWave software development kit (SDK)

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