Increasing safety around vehicles

smartmicro's high-performance DRVEGRD® radar sensors offer a wide field of view, long range and 4D/UHD exceptional angular resolution at a remarkable low power consumption. Our commitment to excellence is evident in our partnerships with industry-leading semiconductor manufacturers, resulting in a family of automotive radar sensors based on the latest chip technology.

The software-defined architecture of the DRVEGRD® family comprises detection, tracking, and perception stacks. Multi-mode operation, with switching in real-time optimizes performance by tailoring the sensor's behavior to the specific characteristics of the operating environment.

  • Comprehensive sensor portfolio that offers a diverse array of field of view, range, and resolution combinations
  • Unambiguous Doppler enabled by smartmicro patented methods
  • Multi-sensor synchronization and accurate timestamping
  • Developed as SEooC in accordance with ISO26262 standard; fit to be used in ASIL-B applications
  • Interference detection and suppression, self-diagnose
  • Support for ROS/ROS2, Autoware and NVIDIA Drive
  • Automotive Ethernet (100/1000Base-T1) and CAN FD

Flexible

  • Multiple operation modes (ultra-short to ultra-long range)
  • Using of X available antenna channels (12…256)
  • Forming of wide or narrow beams

Capable

  • 4D/UHD measurement / resolution
  • Diagnose / Interference
  • Frequency agility / multi-band

Multiple options for data output

  • 1D / 2D Radar cube streaming
  • Point cloud
  • Tracked Objects / Occupancy Grid maps

VARIETY OF Applications

SENSORS FOR ADAS APPLICATIONS

smartmicro radars enable the implementation of ADAS applications and safety & comfort systems, such as:

FRONT APPLICATIONS

• Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
• Collision Avoidance (CA)
• Automatic Emergency Braking (AEB)
• Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC)
• Front Cross Traffic Alert (FCTA)

SIDE APPLICATIONS

• Blind Spot Detection (BSD)
• Lane Change Assist (LCA)

REAR APPLICATIONS

• Rear Cross Traffic Alert (RCTA)
• Rear Collision Warning (RCW)

IN-CABIN APPLICATIONS

• Child Presence Detection (CPD)
• Intrusion Detection
• Seat Belt Reminder (SBR)
• Gesture & Motion Detection

AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES

Autonomous Shuttles and Robotaxis

smartmicro DRVEGRD® radars are crucial for robotaxis and autonomous shuttles, enabling perception stacks to provide precise object detection and collision avoidance. By integrating DRVEGRD® data into autonomous perception stacks, these vehicles can provide safe and reliable autonomous transportation, ensuring passenger comfort and efficient navigation.

Middle and Last Mile Delivery

smartmicro automotive radars offer precise object detection, which is essential in enabling middle and last-mile delivery. Vehicles deploying our technology can navigate urban environments with heightened situational awareness, ensuring smooth maneuvering and minimizing the risk of collisions.

Heavy-Off-Road-Vehicles

The construction industry can leverage automotive radars in construction vehicles and other heavy equipment. These radars can provide enhanced visibility, object detection, and proximity warnings, reducing the risk of accidents and improving productivity.

Mining and Quarrying

Radars can play a vital role in mining and quarrying operations by providing enhanced object detection, proximity alerts, and collision avoidance in heavy machinery, haul trucks, and excavators. This technology can help improve worker safety and optimize operations in challenging environments.

Agriculture

Automotive radars can be integrated into agricultural machinery, such as tractors and harvesters, to improve object detection, obstacle avoidance, and precision farming that enables the vehicles to operate safely with or without a human in the driver's seat. This technology can enhance the efficiency and minimize human work time.

Waste Management

Precise object detection and monitoring provided by smartmicro radars enhances the safety and efficiency of waste collection and disposal processes. Integrated into waste management vehicles, the radar assists in maneuvering and preventing potential accidents.

Logistics Yards

Through the deployment of our radars, the logistics yards can benefit from comprehensive monitoring and detection capabilities, enhancing safety for workers and vehicles. Thanks to high-performance detection, the logistic centers can effectively manage vehicle movement and monitor blind spots, ultimately increasing operational efficiency.

PRODUCT PORTFOLIO

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smartmicro's product portfolio offers a consistent software toolchain and data output format. Multiple DRVEGRD® sensors can be configured to enable 360° of coverage around the vehicle, eliminating the need for implementing additional solutions.

THE DRVEGRD® LINE

 

DRVEGRD® 171 & DRVEGRD® 152
4D/PXHD & 4D/UHD FRONT RADARS

smartmicro offers two front radars to better address the various needs of different automotive applications. DRVEGRD® 171 is a 4D/PxHD radar with enhanced precision and performance. It features three different range modes: the shortest covering very close distances of 0.2 to 40m; the longest being able to cover an extensive range of up to 240m. DRVEGRD® 152 offers a 100° field of view in azimuth featuring a 2° UHD angular separation, extending up to 180 meters in range. The sensor presents a choice between two operation modes, allowing users to strike a balance between extending the range and achieving finer range resolution based on their specific needs. 

DRVEGRD® 169
4D/UHD CORNER RADAR

Featuring wide azimuth field of view of 140° and operation scan modes, the DRVEGRD® 169 accommodates a wide operational spectrum — from slow-moving autonomous robots to conventional vehicles. When synchronized with multiple DRVEGRD® 169 units or combined with front radar, this system enables comprehensive 360° coverage for any vehicle.  

All the accessories you need

CABLES

smartmicro cables are available as plug-and-play solution or with open wires.

See product details of the Plug & Play Cables for all our sensors.

EASY SET-UP SOFTWARE

THE DRIVE RECORDER

The Drive Recorder is a powerful tool for visualizing, monitoring, recording, and playback, as well as remote control of smartmicro radar data and synchronized digital video. It is designed to receive all kinds of data (typically detected reflectors) from radar or other types of sensors. 

ROS 1

smartmicro is offering ROS support / ROS drivers for easier customer integration of the radar sensors including ready-to-run real-time display in ROS. Customers can read the proprietary radar protocol into ROS, which significantly facilitates the processing and visualization of radar data.

ROS 2

smartmicro provides a ROS 2 driver that offers multi-sensor support, connecting multiple DRVEGRD® radars at a time with one ROS 2 driver node. This node is configurable using ROS 2 parameters and interfaces with our Smart Access C++ API for direct connection to smartmicro sensors.

More Details

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