GNSS module enables ADAS applications up to 105 °C

GNSS module enables ADAS applications up to 105 °C

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By Christoph Hammerschmidt

The ZED-F9K-01A from Swiss positioning expert u-blox is a high-precision GNSS module with embedded advanced hardware, software, and an IMU (Inertial Measurement Unit). The device provides an advanced, self-contained positioning solution. The product includes a dependable protection level output and advanced security features including anti-spoofing and anti-jamming. Operation up to 105 ºC makes it possible to integrate the product anywhere in the car without design constraints.

The module supports both L1/L2/E5B and L1/L5 bands for maximum flexibility, satellite availability, and security. It combines multi-band and multi-constellation global navigation satellite system (GNSS) technology with dead reckoning high-precision RTK (real-time kinematic), which enables decimeter-level accuracy. It offers native support of the u-box PointPerfect GNSS augmentation service and delivers multiple GNSS and IMU outputs in parallel to support all possible architectures, including a 50 Hz sensor-fused solution with low latency. The product enables designers to create advanced real-time applications, while the optimized multi-band and multi-constellation capability maximizes the number of visible satellites even in urban conditions.

“The u-blox ZED-F9K-01A primarily targets ADAS applications, paving the way to full car autonomy. Being a fully integrated solution that includes the latest u-blox R&D technology for automotive, it helps OEMs reduce their development efforts and time to market,” says Martin Wallebohr, Senior Product Manager Automotive GNSS.


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