is introducing a pre-commercial C-V2X direct communications (PC5) software development kit that allows experiences users to compile and run C-V2X applications on Qualcomm
’s 9150 C-V2X chipset. Qualcomm’s chipset is based on the 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) Release 14 specifications for direct communications (PC5) between vehicles, infrastructure and pedestrians using the 5.9GHz ITS spectrum.
The development kit includes all software necessary to allow users to modify and rebuild the Cohda firmware to individual specification. “The availability of the kit will accelerate the commercial introduction of C-V2X technology and will be of particular interest to OEMs,” said Cohda’s chief engineer for wireless, Fabien Cure He added that the C-V2X development kit will be eagerly received as a medium for the widespread integration of connected vehicle technology.
Cohda recently joined the 5G Automotive Association (5GAA) where companies from the automotive, technology, and telecommunications industries (ICT) work together to develop end-to-end solutions for future mobility and transportation services.