GNSS receiver module is ideal for telematics and navigation applications

27-04-2023 | U-Blox | Semiconductors

u-blox has released the u-blox ZED-F9L, its latest module created for automotive applications. With its integrated dead reckoning technology, new generation six-axis IMU, multiple outputs, and rugged automotive grade hardware (AEC-Q104), this module is excellent for innovative automotive designs that require top-tier performance and seamless integration.

The module uses L1/L5 band signals and six satellite constellations simultaneously, including NavIC. The receiver has been developed to supply continuous sub-metre-level positioning accuracy. Thanks to its advanced built-in algorithms, the module incorporates GNSS measurements, IMU data, wheel ticks, and vehicle dynamics to accomplish reliable positioning and attitude, even when GNSS services are unattainable.

With an operating temperature of up to 105C, the module enables Telematic Control Units under the roof or Smart Antennas, for example. The new module also helps motorbike applications. Also, it comprises the newest security features, incorporating anti-jamming and sensor-based anti-spoofing techniques.

“The new ZED-F9L GNSS receiver is the optimal solution for TCU, telematics, V2X, and advanced navigation. It builds on a long-standing tradition of leading automotive dead-reckoning products. The receiver is equipped with advanced features, including a 50 Hz output rate with low latency for real-time applications, multiple outputs to support diverse automotive architectures, and a high-protection security level, to name but a few. Furthermore, this product offers an upgrade path to RTK technology as it is pin-to-pin compatible with the ZED-F9K module,” says Martin Wallebohr, senior product manager, Automotive GNSS at u-blox.


By Seb Springall