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March 16, 2017


Development of a compact sensor that identifies the source of electromagnetic interference to prevent malfunction in component for autonomous operation

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Image of the compact sensor developed and use-case scene

Kanazawa University and Hitachi, Ltd. today announced the joint development of a compact sensor capable of identifying the source of electromagnetic interference that causes malfunction in component for autonomous operation. The realization of the compact sensor will not only allow multiple sensors to be embedded in vehicles such as automobiles and trains, but also by configuring it with several antennas, enable the direction of this low-frequency electromagnetic interference emitted by aging components to be precisely detected, and thus allow the accurate identification of the electromagnetic interference source.

By using this sensor, the risk of malfunction in autonomous operation component or transport systems can be avoided by continuously monitoring electromagnetic interference, and preventing the loss of sensor data related to cruise control.

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