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The sixth generation of our open connectivity platform provides secure state of the art connectivity together with a powerful computation environment.

User applications can be implemented either by customer or by ACTIA utilising the on board software development kit (SDK). ACU 6 supports regulatory services such as E-Call (Pan European and ERA Glonass) and ‘stolen vehicle tracking’.

The scalable platform includes a rugged version making deployment possible even in the toughest of environments. Its compact design with internal antennas and optional backup battery simplifies integration. The main connector and electrical interface can be simply adapted to accommodate specific customer needs. A single unit supports worldwide cellular deployment, which together with its flexible subscription management forms part of our ‘end to end’ solution.

Key functionalities

Wireless:
LTE Cat 1 or Cat 6 (Cat 16 option). Parallel ‘access point’ and ‘station mode’ WiFi operation. Bluetooth. GNSS with optional dead reckoning. All antennas integrated.

Network:
The main data link with the ACU-6 unit is the Ethernet 100 Base T1 port. An optional USB port and multiple CAN interfaces can be implemented in the customer interface.

Middleware:
ACTIA Connect Platform (ACP) provides full support for customer applications such as data management and processing. Software Development Kit (SDK) with libraries.

Upgrade:
Software download is supported via the electrical network/s and ‘over the air’ via the cellular link.

Supply:
The flexible supply concept supports operation with 12V, 24V and 48V systems. The optional battery ensures that critical functions continue if the main supply is lost.

Subscription:
SIM or eUICC. Support for ‘bootstrap operator’ which allows the target operator to be selected at a later point in time.

Processing:
System operation is managed by a 64 bit ARM V8 Cortex A35 processor with 3800 DMIPS. 256MB RAM and 4GB Flash. Both CPU and memory can be scaled upwards.

Security:
Data security is ensured by use of a ‘trusted execution environment’ and ‘signed software.

Interfaces:
Generic inputs/outputs and main supply. The interfaces and main connector can be adapted to fulfil specific customer needs. A LIN interface serves as an expansion port.

ACU Road map

Actia Connectivity Unit 2017-2020

 

 

2017 | ACU 3&4


Single to quad core µP Cortex A9
+ 32 bits µC Power Architecture

Up to 5 CAN, LIN,

Flexray Ethernet, BroadR-Reach

2G to LTE 4G eSIM

Wifi BT

PCB Antenna

SW Linux Yocto- Autosar

ACP V1.0

 

2018/19 | ACU 5


CPU in the NAD 

With 32 bits µC Power Architecture

Smart Antenna

Hybrid SOC single to dual Cortex A7
up to 5 CAN-FD, LIN,

Flexray Ethernet, BroadR-Reach

LTE 4G eSIM eUICC

Wifi BT – LPWAN

HSM (advanced security)

ISO 26262 (safety)

SW Linux Yocto –Autosar

ACP V2.0

2020/21 | ACU 6


LTE 5G

Antenna Tech
V2X (802-11P), C-V2X
LPWAN – NB IoT – LTE Cat 0 Cat M
SW AutGrade Linux- QNX
Virtualisation

ACP NG

iCan

iCAN is a Multi-brand Telematics / Diagnostics device connected to the vehicle OBD interfaceQuick, non intrusive and hidden installation
Automatic vehicle recognition – no vehicle specific programing
Reading both OBD CAN DIAG
Content oriented device
OTA management
Compliant with future vehicles
Automotive industry standards
Offer features like:
Remote diagnostics
Location based services
On time reporting
Telematics services

Dimensions 46 x 43 x 26 mm (without connector) Processor: Telemaco2 from STM Bluetooth 4 LE
OBD 16 pins Memory configuration GSM
IP 30 32 MB RAM SIM: eSIM or miniSIM
3 LEDs 4 GB Flash Options :
Powered by OBD GNSS (GPS / Galileo / Glonass) high sensitivity Battery
Accelerometer 3D   EDR (flight recorder)

iCan Roadmap

iCan 2017-2020

 

 

2017 | iCan 1


Power supply by OBD connector
ARM processor single core
8 MB SD Ram
8 MB Flash memory
Accelerometer
GPS high sensitivity with internal antenna
External GPS antenna with SMA connector (option)

 

2018 Q2 | iCan 2


Power supply by OBD connector
ARM processor double core
32 MB RAM
4 GB Flash
Accelerometer
GNSS (GPS / Galileo / Glonass) high sensitivity

Connectivity:
Bluetooth 4 LE
GSM/GPRS 2,5G (eSIM or miniSIM)
Quad band 850/900/1800/1900MHz
Internal antenna

Options:
EDR (flight recorder)
Battery

2019 Q3 | iCan 2 LTE


iCAN2 LTE
Power supply by OBD connector
ARM processor double core
32 MB RAM
4 GB Flash
Accelerometer
GNSS (GPS / Galileo / Glonass) high sensitivity

Connectivity:
Bluetooth 4 LE
LTE (eSIM or miniSIM)
Internal antenna

Options :
EDR (flight recorder)
Battery