17 Apr '17, 6pm

#V2X Communication for #Autonomous Vehicles

The more established technology is 802.11p, a variant of 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi technology that runs in the unlicensed ISM band at 5.9 GHz. This spectrum has been allocated in the US and Europe for Digital Short Range Communication (DSRC) links that provide data from roadside units such as traffic lights and traffic management gantries to a vehicle, as well as some information between vehicles. For example, this can help with traffic flow by letting cars further back on the road know there is a problem ahead and to slow down to avoid accidents. The infrastructure is relatively simple to install and does not rely on a particular operator or cellular costs.

Full article: https://www.digikey.com/en/articles/techzone/2017/apr/v2x...

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