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24GHz 1D Detection model SC1232AR3

“Easy-to-use” & “All-in-one” 24GHz radar sensor enabling motion and distance detection without any external MCU calculations.

SC1232AR3

Features

Easy to use
  • System BOM can be reduced by “All-in-one” package radar sensor
  • Built-in autonomous motion/distance detection function enables only I2C/SPI connection for settings & result acquisition
Wide detection area
  • Preferable detection area: 8m(*1) in front direction
  • 120deg / 95deg selectable FOV(*1)(*2) with Digital beam shaper
Suited for battery operation
  • 0.5mW average operating power consumption on human detection application(*3)
  • After sensor setup & run, MCU can sleep until something detected
*1:Detection area depends on environmental condition
*2:Half distance angle
*3:In case of 0.1% duty cycle operation in Motion Detection mode

Example System Configuration


Example use case

Entry Motion/ Presence Detection

Internal processing engine calculates & outputs Motion Detection (Entry Motion / Presence Detection) result through DETOUT.

Distance Detection

Internal processing engine calculates & outputs Distance to the moving objects through I2C or SPI.


Specifications

Frequency range 24.06 - 24.24GHz
Size,Package Size: 9mm x 9mm x 1.18mm, BGA package, 0.8mm pitch, 64pin
Supply voltage 1.8V
Power consumption average 0.5mW(*3)
Operating package
top temperature
-40 to 105°C
Output power Tx EIRP (typ) 4.0dBm
Detection area Preferable detection area: 8m(*1)in front direction
120/95° selectable FOV(*1)(*2)
Sensor output Motion Detection result,Distance Detection result
*1:Detection area depends on environmental condition
*2:Half distance angle
*3:In case of 0.1% duty cycle operation in Motion Detection mode

Deliverables of the Evaluation kit

  • SC1232AR3 evaluation kit hardware with USB cable (A to micro-B)
  • Sensor library / Evaluation software (GUI)
  • Related documents
    • Evaluation software (GUI) operation manual
    • API specification of control API
    • Application note (Sensor setting parameters / Sample C source for API)

24GHz 2D Detection model SC1233AR3

“Easy-to-use” & “All-in-one” 24GHz radar sensor enabling motion & distance detection without any external MCU, and angle detection with light MCU calculations.


Introduction


Features

Easy to use
  • System BOM can be reduced by “All-in-one” package radar sensor
  • Built-in autonomous motion/distance detection function enables only I2C/SPI connection for settings & result acquisition
Wide detection area with 2D detection
  • Preferable detection area: 8m(*1) in front direction, FOV: 120deg(*1)(*2)
  • 2RX antennas capable of 2D angle detection with external MCU calculation
Suited for battery operation
  • 0.5mW average operating power consumption on human detection application(*3)
  • After sensor setup & run, MCU can sleep until something detected
*1:Detection area depends on environmental condition
*2:Half distance angle
*3:In case of 0.1% duty cycle operation in Motion Detection mode

Example System Configuration


Example use case

Entry Motion/ Presence Detection

Internal processing engine calculates & outputs Motion Detection (Entry Motion / Presence Detection) result through DETOUT.

Distance Detection

Internal processing engine calculates & outputs Distance to the moving objects through I2C or SPI.

Angle Detection

Angle of the detected object can be calculated in the ext. MCU,and be used for sector-level det.


Specifications

Frequency range 24.06 - 24.24GHz
Size,Package Size: 9mm x 9mm x 1.18mm, BGA package, 0.8mm pitch, 64pin
Supply voltage 1.8V
Power consumption average 0.5mW(*3)
Operating package
top temperature
-40 to 105°C
Output power Tx EIRP (typ) 4.0dBm
Detection area Preferable detection area: 8m(*1) in front direction
FOV(*1)(*2): 120°
Sensor output Motion Detection result, Distance Detection result
2ch Complex data for Angle Detection
*1:Detection area depends on environmental condition
*2:Half distance angle
*3:In case of 0.1% duty cycle operation in Motion Detection mode

Deliverables of the Evaluation kit

  • SC1233AR3 evaluation kit hardware with USB cable (A to micro-B)
  • Sensor library / Evaluation software (GUI)
  • Related documents
    • Evaluation software (GUI) operation manual
    • API specification of control API
    • Application note (Sensor setting parameters / Sample C source for API)

60GHz 2D Detection model SC1221AR3

SC1221AR3 is a low power CMOS 60GHz radar sensor device and available for 2D location sensing.

SC1221AR3

Features

Suited for 2D motion sensing
  • 1 x 4 uniform linear array Rx antennas detect azimuth angle, velocity and distance of multiple objects
  • High-accuracy linear chirp FMCW radar
  • Sensing area example: up to 10m(*1), 120 degree(*1) angular width
Highly integrated device enabling easy hardware design
  • Integrating antennas, radio, ADC, FIFO and SPI interface
  • Enable to use reasonable PCB, less BOM and easy assembly
  • Small package (9.0mm x 9.0mm, BGA package)
Low power consumption
  • 4-Level operation states (Shutdown, Deep Sleep, Light Sleep, Sensing)
  • Intelligent power control sequencer managing flexible duty cycle operation
  • 1mW average power consumption at 2D location sensing(*2)
*1:Depending on sensor configuration and environmental conditions. To be changed according to further study
*2:In case of conditions that Socionext assumed

Antenna Configuration

Antenna Configuration

Application example

Block Diagram

Block Diagram

Specifications

Radar mode FMCW/FSKCW/CW
Power Supply 1.5V - 1.8V (core) / 1.8 - 3.3V (I/O)
Power Consumption 368mW (Peak power consumption)
1mW (0.2% duty cycle operation using Deep sleep)
Transmitter Frequency: 60.025 - 61.475GHz
EIRP: +5dBm
Receiver Noise Figure: 12dB
Digital block ADC (11bit 10MHz),FIFO (32kB),SPII/F (?50MHz)
Temperature -40 to 85°C

Deliverables of the Evaluation kit

  • SC1221AR3 evaluation kit hardware with USB cable
  • Sensor driver/ library and 2D location sensing evaluation software (GUI)
  • Related documents
    • Evaluation software (GUI) operation manual
    • API specification of control API
    • Application note (MATLAB and Sample C source for API)

60GHz 3D Detection model SC1220AT2

SC1220AT2 is a low power CMOS 60GHz radar sensor device and available for 3D motion sensing.

SC1220

Introduction


Features

Suited for 3D motion sensing
  • 2 Tx and 2 x 2 Rx antennas detect azimuth / elevation angle, velocity and distance
  • Wide bandwidth (6.8GHz max.) and high-accuracy linear chirp FMCW radar
  • Sensing area example: up to 0.5m(*1) with ?1cm(*2) resolution (in case of palm gesture)
Highly integrated device enabling easy hardware design
  • Integrating antennas, radio, ADC, FIFO and SPI interface
  • Enable to use reasonable PCB, less BOM and easy assembly
  • Small package (7.0mm x 7.0mm, LGA package)
Low power consumption
  • 4-Level operation states (Shutdown, Deep Sleep, Light Sleep, Sensing)
  • Intelligent power control sequencer managing flexible duty cycle operation
  • 2.5mW average power consumption at palm gesture sensing(*3)
*1:Depending on sensor configuration and environmental conditions
*2:To be changed according to further study
*3:In case of conditions that Socionext assumed

Antenna Configuration


Application example

Application example

Block Diagram


Specifications

Radar mode FMCW/FSKCW/CW
Power Supply 1.5V - 1.8V (core) / 1.8 - 3.3V (I/O)
Power Consumption 308mW (Peak power consumption)
2.5mW (0.5% duty cycle operation using Deep sleep)
Transmitter Frequency: 57.1 - 63.9GHz (6.8GHz bandwidth)
EIRP: -7dBm
Receiver Noise Figure: 12dB
Digital block ADC (11bit 10MHz),FIFO (32kB),SPII/F (?50MHz)
Temprerature -40 to 85°C

Deliverables of the Evaluation kit

  • SC1220AT2 evaluation kit hardware with USB cable
  • Sensor driver/ library and 3D location sensing evaluation software (GUI)
  • Related documents
    • Evaluation software (GUI) operation manual
    • API specification of control API
    • Application note (MATLAB and Sample C source for API)
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