SoC vision for accident-free cars - Embedded.com

SoC vision for accident-free cars

BARCELONA — Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled at the Mobile World Congress here an automotive vision system-on-chip, dubbed S32V, designed for what the company calls “an accident-free car.”

The new SoC, in addition to advanced vision algorithms and sensor data-fusion capabilities, provides protection against potential external wireless attacks, a much needed feature in the era of “Connected Cars.” 

The automotive market already has a number of models that come with such driver’s assistance features as automatic cruise control, lane departure, blind-spot detection and road-sign recognition.

The difference Freescale claims is that the new S32V SoC will turn such “nice-to-have” driver assistance features into “more sophisticated co-pilot, safety-critical functions,” explained Matt Johnson, vice president & general manager, automotive microcontrollers at Freescale.

Evolution to autonomous cars(Source: Freescale)

Evolution to autonomous cars
(Source: Freescale)

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