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Empowering Autonomous Driving and NEVs, InfiRay® Automotive Standard Infrared Camera with Broad Prospect

Empowering Autonomous Driving and NEVs, InfiRay® Automotive Standard Infrared Camera with Broad Prospect

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It's reported that Apple plans to release its first electric Apple Car in September next year. The NEV storm is sweeping the world and will further popularize the autonomous driving technology.

The infrared thermal imaging is indispensable for autonomous driving night vision for. Currently, many global car manufacturers have launched models equipped with the infrared night vision system, such as Changan PSA DS7, Dongfeng Peugeot 508L, Audi S7 Sportback, New BMW M760Li xDrive, and 2021 Cadillac Escalade.

 

 

Why does autonomous driving

need the infrared imaging solution?

Onboard infrared cameras can get rid of light influence and see through smoke and fog. They maintain outstanding environmental perception at low visibility in dark night, fog and haze weather, or at the glare of headlights.

Multi-sensor fusion is an imperative trend for autonomous driving. Infrared sensing possesses obvious advantages, i.e. lower cost than laser radars and more precise than millimeter-wave radars. Meanwhile, infrared night vision can solve the problem that most AEB systems cannot recognize pedestrians at night. Cost reduction and performance improvement are driving the rapid application of infrared cameras in autonomous driving.

 

 

 

Automotive standard infrared camera

with broad prospect

IATF16949 certification is one of the international quality management standards recognized by the automotive industry, famous for its completeness and strictness, and used for the assessment and certification of automotive manufacturing and supply chain. In 2018, IRay passed IATF16949 certification, indicating that IRay is compliance with the automotive ex-factory assembly requirements on R&D of safe driving assistance system products and the manufacturing quality control level in the night vision field of automotive infrared cameras. With the development of the NEV and autonomous driving market, automotive infrared cameras will usher in a bright future.

 

InfiRay® 

automotive infrared night vision system

InfiRay® Xsafe-II automotive infrared night vision system with built-in advanced InfiRay® Asens M series automotive infrared camera serves as an intelligent recognition system for ADAS applications and autonomous driving, capable of recognizing and giving warnings on pedestrians and vehicles, thus greatly improving the driving safety of cars.

 

 

Industry-leading

million-level mass production

At the beginning of 2019, InfiRay® took the lead in mass-producing the full range of 12μm infrared detector chips, thereby boosting the technical upgrade of the industry.

In August 2020, InfiRay® made another breakthrough in ASIC processor chips: Infisense became the first one to release a full range of infrared thermal imaging modules based on self-developed ASIC processor chips.

At present, InfiRay®'s 8-inch MEMS wafer production line has been put into mass production, with an annual yield of 3.6 million chips.

 

As a leading manufacturer of uncooled IRFPA, InfiRay® will leverage its cutting-edge technology and mass production capabilities to present its onboard infrared camera series with a smaller size, lower power consumption, higher performance, and lower cost, as well as professional infrared thermal imaging solutions, thus overall boosting the application of infrared thermal imaging technology in the automotive industry and bringing brand new experience in intelligent driving to users.