Autotalks Releases PLUTON RF Transceiver for V2V and V2I Communication

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Together with its CRATON V2X communication processor, Autotalks offers an automotive-grade chipset ready for series-production for connected car models and Day One applications being deployed by CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium partners from 2015 on.

Autotalks PLUTON RF Transceiver

PLUTON introduction ensures that vehicle manufacturers can meet their tight schedule for deploying connected vehicles. Using Autotalks automotive-grade chipset, the entire value-chain is able to move towards productization phases.

Autotalks today announced the release of its vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) Communication RF Transceiver.

ATK3100 RFIC, dubbed "PLUTON", is a state-of-the-art RF transceiver designed for optimal operation in vehicular environment. Together with CRATON V2X communication processor, Autotalks presents a complete offering ready for series-production in car models from 2015 on.

"PLUTON introduction ensures that vehicle manufacturers can meet their tight schedule for deploying connected vehicles internationally and the detailed requirements," said Nir Sasson, CEO of Autotalks. "Using Autotalks automotive-grade chipset, the entire value-chain is able to move towards productization phases."

PLUTON V2X RF Transceiver is a highly optimized RFIC, satisfies the strictest requirements of vehicle-to-vehicle communication. It was carefully designed to leverage CRATON V2X communication processor advanced signal processing algorithms and to achieve optimized system-level performance.

PLUTON offers dual channel full 5GHz band transceiver, with 700MHz band support for worldwide operation, following IEEE802.11p, ETSI ITS profile, Japan ARIB STD-T109 specifications and offering IEEE802.11a support. It is manufactured by Altis Semiconductors and is scheduled to obtain AEC-Q100 qualification.

PLUTON provides high sensitivity reception and dual channel operations, with ability to work on antenna diversity mode or two separate channels. It offers industry leading enhanced adjacent channel rejection, broad temperature range operation and flexible antenna configuration support. PLUTON architecture is based on direct conversion for both the transmitter and receiver, which eliminates expensive and external filters. Its unique calibration-less architecture allows uninterruptable operation in harsh vehicular environments.

Autotalks joined the leading vehicle manufactures organized in the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium in signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on a common strategy for the deployment of cooperative ITS (C-ITS) in Europe. Within the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium, the automotive industry identifies, develops and with active work in standardization and profiling of standards supports the functionality of a minimum set of services at the time of market introduction. These Day One applications serve as a key reference in designing Autotalks’ chipset SDK as well as deducting system overall performance.

“We consider Autotalks Automotive Grade V2X chipset availability to be an indication to the major progress the industry has made,” says Søren Hess, General Manager of the CAR 2 CAR Communication Consortium. “Vehicle manufactures and Tier 1s are now able to design series-production modules and apply the relevant applications.”

PLUTON is already included in series-development and pre-development modules of several OEMs and Tier 1s. Autotalks provides schematics and PCB layout for quick design ramp.

About Autotalks Ltd

Autotalks enables the vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication revolution by providing Automotive qualified VLSI solution, containing the entire ECU functionality.
The unique technology of Autotalks addresses V2X challenges: communication reliability, communication security, positioning accuracy and vehicle installation. Autotalks is committed to provide a standard compliant solution toward series production from 2015 on.

Autotalks is a privately held company with financial backing from leading venture capital firms from Israel and Japan including Gemini Israel Funds, Magma venture partners and Mitsui & Co. Global Investment Ltd. The company’s headquarter is in Israel with local offices in Germany, Japan, Korea, North America, Spain and Sweden.

For more information, visit http://www.auto-talks.com.

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