Infineon Technologies has been named a CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honoree in the “Smart Cities” category for the smart entrance counter solution. The solution enables accurate, anonymous and contactless people counting using a single XENSIV 60 GHz radar and integrated software.
A traffic light system informs whether entry to the location is allowed. At a time when social distancing is imperative to help slow down the spread of COVID-19, the radar-based entrance counter provides an effective way to manage room occupancy and traffic in the commercial, office and public spaces.
“We are honored to be named a CES 2021 Innovation Awards Honoree , one of the world’s most important consumer shows. This award is recognition of our mission to make life easier, safer and greener,” said Maher Matta, Senior Vice President, Power and Sensor Systems at Infineon Technologies Americas. “From the beginning of the pandemic, we aimed to create an innovative solution that enables businesses to keep operations running safely, while at the same time protecting personal data. By using radar instead of a camera, our smart entrance counter solution achieves both of these objectives.”
The smart entrance counter solution will be showcased on Infineon’s exhibitor platform during the all-digital CES 2021 on January 12-13, along with other solutions designed for next-generation smart consumer devices.
With a focus on smart and connected devices for the Internet of Things (IoT) applications, power semiconductors to efficiently handle the energy needs of electronic systems and audio ICs that delivers exceptional audio quality, Infineon’s exhibitor platform centres around technologies that enhance consumer experiences to link the real and the digital world.
Also, Infineon’s MERUS Class D Audio amplifier and driver ICs and modules support applications from 20 W to 2000 W or more per channel. Featuring multilevel amplification technology, Infineon audio devices lower power consumption, reduce interference and practically eliminate out-of-band noise.
High-efficiency translates to exceptional portable audio sound, reduced heat generation for multi-channel solutions performance and design freedom for systems in any form factor, from great-sounding smart phones to professional amplifiers.