Doppler Radar Sensor

Description

The OPS243 is a radar sensor for traffic monitoring that offers detection distances up to 100 m (328 ft), provides 4 times the detection range of its predecessor, the OPS242, and includes a unique object counting algorithm. This makes the OPS243 an ideal solution for vehicle and people traffic monitoring in Smart City applications. In addition, the OPS243 will carry full FCC/IC modular certification, lowering system costs and time to market.

 

The OPS243 can see cars and trucks up to 100 m away and has a tight 20-deg. beam width, allowing it to look farther down two-lane roads, and providing more data points for analysis. OmniPreSense makes use of additional data, incorporating a simple counting algorithm. Customers can easily implement a traffic monitoring solution to better understand traffic flows in front of the sensor. Armed with this data they can better optimize operations for improved traffic flow, safety, and energy efficiency.

 

Future versions of the OPS243 will provide wireless communication options, simplifying the passing of traffic data to the cloud for further analysis. Power consumption is reduced to as low as 0.1W, enabling battery operation in remote locations.

Specs

  • 1 to 100 m (3 to 328 ft) detection range 
  • Speed reporting up to 348 mph
  • Direction reporting (Inbound/Outbound)
  • Simple object counting mode
  • Narrow 20
  • beam width (-3 dB)
  • Simple API control over USB and UART
  • FCC/IC modular approval
  • Industrial temp operation (-40 to +85°C)
  • 1.5W Active power, 0.7W Idle power
  • Smaller form factor 75 x 90 x 12 mm, 15g 
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