Specialist in V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) communications solutions, Autotalks, was selected by HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics, focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, to provide the V2X chipset for its Telematics platform which will be showcased at CES 2019.
Autotalks’ second generation chipsets, which were selected, are mass-market ready and support both DSRC and C-V2X direct communications (PC5 protocol).
HARMAN will showcase an impressive connectivity display of its Telematics platform with C-V2X capabilities. The live demonstration will show a vehicle communicating with a motorcycle using C-V2X direct communications, where the Autotalks chipset is used in both.
Harman’s solution consists of a modular TCU (Telematics Control Unit) accommodating a cellular NAD (Network Access Device) side by side Autotalks’ second generation chipset providing C-V2X capabilities. Autotalks C-V2X capabilities consist of a 3GPP compliant PC5 modem, with dual antenna and diversity for both transmission and reception, as well as an optimised closed-loop remote antenna solution for the highest radio performance.
Hagai Zyss, CEO of Autotalks, stated: “Autotalks is proud to work with HARMAN on their TCU with our secure and deployment ready C-V2X solution. We are excited to have our chipset inside HARMAN’s Telematics platform and to demonstrate the flexibility and maturity of our global V2X solution which has been chosen for series production by leading automakers. Together with HARMAN, we will achieve deployment readiness before the mass-commercialisation of C-V2X in China and elsewhere.”
Mike Peters, President, Connected Car division at HARMAN, added: "We are pleased to showcase Autotalks' C-V2X capabilities in our Telematics platform at CES 2019. The Autotalks chipset provides us with the flexibility, security and performance needed in today’s worldwide market for telematics and V2X."
Autotalks’ V2X chipset is currently available for customer and partner demonstrations.