Passive and Integrated Safety

Airbag Control Unit (ACU) - Premium

The ACU Premium - the top-of-the-line Airbag Control Unit - is supporting the sophisticated safety systems in premium markets.

In  addition to the functions supported by the ACU Premium its  powerful multi-core microcontroller is particularly suitable for the  integration of complex active and passive safety features. It also  contains high-bandwidth interfaces for the required data exchange  as electronic node of the vehicle network.The highly advanced  product is based on the modular SAFE platform concept that  allows an economical and efficient ACU Premium development  according to the needs of automotive OEMs worldwide. The SAFE  platform offers a high level of flexibilty and integration options with  an optimized effort for development.

Benefits & Features

  • Integration platform for complex active and passive safety features
  • Flexibility and cost optimization by modular building blocks
  • Adaptable to customer-specific requirements
  • Modular concept for reduced development effort and time-to-market
  • Integration platform for additional safety functions, e.g. Active Rollover Sensing, Vehicle Dynamics Sensing (Sensor Cluster) as well as Pedestrian Protection and advanced Pre and Post Crash functions

Technical Information

Provides front, side and rear impact detection and discrimination

Controls rollover functions detection and discrimination

Supports up to 52 firing loops and 16 satellite sensors

Optional Pitchover and Redundant Vehicle Dynamics Sensing

Optional Power Moding and Event Data Recording

Integration platform for additional safety functions, e.g. Crash Impact Sound Sensing, Pedestrian Protection (g/pSAT-based), Post Crash Braking, Active Emergency Belt Control

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