HARMAN Savari MECWAVE is an innovative, edge-based software application platform that leverages cellular networks to enable a variety of real-time shared services and applications that enhance safety, mobility & infotainment experiences.
The applications can be deployed on a number of connected devices such as TCUs, automotive aftermarket devices, smartphones, wearables, etc.
Today, automotive consumers demand much more from their vehicles than just mobility. However, only 50% of vehicles are capable of providing next-gen driving experiences that meet evolving expectations. Additionally, consumer applications and experiences are not offered or supported across multiple end devices (smartphones, dongles, TCU, head units, and more).
The automotive space is currently focused on future-proofing vehicles, providing Mobility as a Service (MaaS), and equipping cars with newer applications. Network operators are looking to leverage MEC and 5G to provide near real-time in-car experiences to consumers. And government/regulatory agencies are aiming to connect pedestrians and non-motorized road users to vehicles using smartphones and wearable devices.
That’s the vision being brought to life by HARMAN Savari MECWAVE - a multi-access edge compute software platform, comprised of three core components that deliver optimized, real-time services to the end user:
Application Engine & Services on MECWAVE Server
User Applications (running on MECWAVE)
MECWAVE Client SDK for Client Devices
The result? Exciting new possibilities for safety, mobility, dynamic tolling, and infotainment use cases, using in-vehicle, roadside, and third-party data.
Here’s a sneak peek on how HARMAN Savari MECWAVE is redefining connectivity:
Provides location-based alerts to vehicles and vulnerable road users
Predicts collisions in near-real-time with ability to track multiple vehicles simultaneously
Day 1 V2X Safety & Mobility applications such as, IMA, RLVW, GLOSA, etc.
Collision course awareness
Leverages existing smartphones & wearable platforms to improve safety
Leverages standards compliant V2X messages
Extensible to large public areas / cities, DOTs with VRU safety focus
Ensures safe working area between cranes, shuttles, and port workers
Leverages private 5G network with MEC to provide safety alerts for users over Uu
Leverages existing smartphone & wearable platforms to improve safety
Hyper scaler and MNO agnostic
Proven in-vehicle applications adapted to run at scale and on edge infrastructure
Connecting V2X and non-V2X enabled road users and infrastructure
Containerized workloads enabling easy deployments and modularity
Built-in support for infrastructure feeds such as traffic light information
Real-time message exchange with support for multiple standards such as NTCIP, SAE J2735, IEEE1609.x
Traffic Light Information
Virtual Roadside Unit
V2X Applications Server
MEC-based Software Platform + Applications including Virtual RSUs (Infra), Virtual RSUs (Infra),OEM Apps and VRUs Third-party integration
Delivered as a subscription service to the customer
Proof of concepts demonstrate V2X (Day 1) & Sensor Sharing (Day 2)
Similar performance on short-range vs. V2N
Futuristic capabilities: video processing, AI / ML
Framework allows future applications to be added incrementally
Applications can largely run on personal cellular devices
Remote management and configuration
Virtual Infrastructure Configuration and Management
Additional Features including Live traffic signals, Vehicle Sensor Feed
Vehicle and VRU simulation
Infrastructure feed simulation
Testing & Demo Applications
Secure connectivity to MECWAVE
Optimized for resource-constrained devices, low footprint needs
Pluggable for external HMI
Multiple target platforms & devices (Android, Linux, TCU, Dashcam, Smartphones)