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Autoliv 77GHz Multi Mode Radar
Jan.2017

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2 990 €

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Description

Autoliv flyer

A compact, cost-effective and high-performance driving assistance system combining medium- and long-range detection

Autoliv, one of the leading automotive radar system suppliers, has developed a new radar configuration. Instead of installing two radar systems, one for long range and another for medium range, the 77GHz Multi Mode Radar combines both. By expanding the detection area of the radar, Autoliv significantly reduces the cost of safety equipment.

The system integrates two electronic boards including Texas Instruments’ microcontroller and automotive vision processor. The radio-frequency (RF) board is manufactured with an asymmetric structure using a hybrid PTFE/FR4 substrate and is equipped with planar antennas.

RF Board overview Autoliv System plus consulting

The radar uses Infineon’s 77GHz SiGe monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) as its high-frequency transmitter and receiver. The RF dies are packaged in the latest version of eWLB, the fan-out wafer level package developed and manufactured by Infineon. The transmitter and receiver are connected to a dual power amplifier and to a waveform generator from Infineon.


Based on a complete teardown analysis of the Autoliv Multi Mode Radar, the report provides bill-of-material (BOM) and manufacturing cost of the radar sensor and a comparison with the Bosch MRR and Delphi RACam.


A complete physical analysis and manufacturing cost estimation of Infineon’s MMICs is available in a separate report.

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Table of contents

Overview / Introduction


 

Company profile & main features


 

Physical Analysis


> Overview of the radar
> Views and dimensions of the radar
> Radar teardown
> Electronic boards
> MCU board
> Overview
> High definition photo
> Component markings and identification
> RF board
> Overview
> High definition photo
> Components markings and identification
> RF chipset analysis
> Comparison with Bosch MMR1 and Delphi RACam

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost Analysis


> Cost Analysis
> RF board cross section and EDX analysis
> Estimation of the cost of the PCBs
> BOM cost – MCU board
> BOM cost - RF board
> BOM cost - housing
> Material cost breakdown
> Accessing the added value (AV) cost
> MCU board manufacturing flow
> RF board manufacturing flow
> Details of the housing assembly and functional test costs
> Added value cost breakdown
> Manufacturing cost Breakdown

                                              

Estimated Price Analysis


> Estimation of the manufacturing price 

 


About the authors



ABOUT SYSTEM PLUS CONSULTING

System Plus Consulting specializes in the cost analysis of electronics, from semiconductor devices to electronic systems.

 

Created more than 20 years ago, System Plus Consulting has developed a complete range of services, costing tools and reports to deliver in-depth production cost studies and estimate the objective selling price of a product.

 

System Plus Consulting engineers are experts in:

  • Integrated Circuits 
  • Power Devices & Modules 
  • MEMS & Sensors
  • Photonics 
  • LED 
  • Imaging 
  • Display 
  • Packaging 
  • Electronic Boards & Systems.

Through hundreds of analyses performed each year, System Plus Consulting offers deep added-value reports to help its customers understand their production processes and determine production costs. Based on System Plus Consulting’s results, manufacturers are able to compare their production costs to those of competitors.

System Plus Consulting is a sister company of Yole Développement.

 

More info at www.systemplus.fr 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REVERSE COSTING WITH

  • Detailed photos

  • Material analysis

  • MMIC die views

  • Comparison with Bosch MRR and Delphi RACam
  • PCB cross-section

  • Vision processor physical analysis and cost estimate

  • Complete and priced bill-of-materials

  • Manufacturing process flow

  • Manufacturing cost analysis

  • Estimated sales price