Infineon Technologies and its partners offer a 60GHz RADAR in-cabin monitoring system developed for monitoring the vitals of passengers.
Together with their partners, Infineon has been able to create a complete ‘In-Cabin Sensing System’ that offers a wide variety of functionalities and advantages;
- Child presence detection
- Heart Rate monitoring
- Seat occupancy status detection
- Respiration rate monitoring
- Classification (Child/Adult)
- One-sensor solution
- No privacy concerns
- Works at all times
- No line of Sight required
- Low Cost
While most other sensing systems provide detection of passengers, Infineon’s Radar sensing system allows the classification of Adults and Children, which sometimes becomes an important piece of information. Radar Technology, being a robust system by itself, provides major advantages in capturing data over its counterparts such as camera and ultrasound sensors. While cameras are widely being used for sensing in Automotives, it comes with a lack of privacy, increased power consumption and increased cost. Radar, on the other hand, provides more robustness and a larger range (Can also sense through the seats) compared to the camera along with a higher degree of accuracy.
“ We believe that in the course of In-Cabin monitoring system solutions, RADAR is the technology that will help OEMs to set themselves apart, in offering the best safety standards”, said Sebastian Schams, Head of Product Marketing for Radar Sensing, Infineon Technologies.