Connected Vehicle

ublox launched VERA P1 series, latest in its range of V2X modules

ublox has launched VERA P1 series, the latest in its range of V2X modules designed to accelerate the development of safer and more automated vehicles.

The VERA?P1 complies with the IEEE 802.11p standard, enabling the next generation of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) which will deliver the autonomous driving experience. It can communicate over a range of up to 1km (line of sight), and has been designed to be fully compliant with WAVE (Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments), DRSC (Dedicated Short Range Communications) and ETSI ITS G5, for US and European markets.

  • Automotive grade 802.11p V2X transceiver modules for infrastructure and vehicles

  • Compliance with WAVE and ETSI ITS G5 for US and Europe operation

  • Product variants: Single channel with antenna diversity or concurrent dual-channel without antenna diversity

  • Communication range of more than 1 km (with line-of-sight)

  • Fully operational in ambient temperature -40 °C to +95 °C

Full pin-compatibility between product variants it offers increased customer choice and system flexibility, as well as both USB and SPI host processor interfaces. It comes in four variants based on the antenna configuration, simplifying installation for first?mount and after?market customers, as well as infrastructure (roadside) deployment. Designed to deliver increased radio performance, the u?blox VERA?P1 module minimizes or removes the need for additional components often needed to compensate for attenuation, lowering the overall system cost and risk.


Following years of interoperability tests and field trials around the world, V2X technology is now ready for the mass market and will be available in cars from leading automotive manufacturers as early as this year. By mandate, every new vehicle sold in the US will have V2V technology integrated by 2023, with widespread implementation expected in 2021. This mandate is a significant step towards realizing the autonomous paradigm and confirms V2X as a core technology for self?driving vehicles.

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