Austin, Texas – Abracon, LLC (Abracon) is excited to co-host a design contest with Future Electronics.

Design contest participants are challenged to choose an existing automotive module or chipset to develop an RF chain using an Abracon GNSS antenna solution. Winners will be selected based on accuracy, complexity, and originality.

Bonus points will be awarded for utilizing Abracon SAW filters, timing components, and/or other antennas in their design.

The contest runs from September 22nd to October 29th, 2021. Only one entry per person, per category, will be accepted. Winners will be selected by November 5th, 2021, and contacted via phone or email provided. Employees and employee family members are ineligible to participate in the design contest.

For more information or to submit a design, visit: https://bit.ly/gn55ab1ft

Do you need design inspiration? The High-Precision GNSS Antennas for Automotive Applications webinar presented by Roshni Prasad, associate engineer for RF & Antennas, is now available on-demand!

Roshni’s presentation details multi-band GNSS for high-precision positioning, RF (Radio Frequency) receiver requirements, available high-precision GNSS and A-GNSS antenna types, ways to integrate antennas into automotive vehicles, and factors to determine antenna performance.

Antennas play a vital role in making or breaking wireless communication, and Abracon antennas are built for autonomous and connected automotive services.

Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) support emergency, navigation, and positioning services. As connected and autonomous vehicles become key factors driving growth in the automotive market, high-precision GNSS/GPS services are essential for providing centimeter/decimeter level reliability and accuracy to assist autonomous services.

This webinar provides integral insights into employing diverse GNSS and A-GNSS antenna types throughout the body of an automotive vehicle. 

Learn the following about high-precision GNSS antennas for automotive applications:

  • Advantages
  • Types
  • Application integration methods
  • Key performance metrics

Roshni Prasad helps manage Abracon's RF antenna & filter portfolio and works with customers to successfully design Abracon RF components into their products. Prasad graduated from The University of Texas at Dallas with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, specializing in RF and Wireless Communication. She has more than 3 years of experience in the RF and antennas field, including R&D/product development and application engineering.

Prasad is a technical reviewer for the IEEE APS and Communications societies. She was heavily involved with SWE as a collegiate member at UT Dallas, assisting as an outreach volunteer, and continues to support SWE as a professional member, serving as the Outreach Chair for the Austin chapter throughout her career.


About Abracon, LLC | The Heartbeat of the IoT™

Abracon is an industry leader in passive components, providing frequency control & timing devices, RF & antenna products, and inductor & connectivity solutions. With service and quality at the company’s core, Abracon enables innovative IoT solutions. Abracon powers the AEL Crystals, Ecliptek, Fox, ILSI, MMD, Oscilent and ProAnt brands, delivering the latest technical design support and global supply chain flexibility to solve customers’ unique challenges.

For more information, visit www.abracon.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.


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