Unlike the front of the vehicle, the side has a limited crumple zone. To ensure enough time for the activation of the restraint system following an impact, the airbag control unit must decide in less than five milliseconds whether a deployment is required based on the type and severity of the crash. The peripheral pressure sensor (PPS) from Bosch provides a cost-effective and high-quality solution for this purpose.

5 msec

to foresee and analyze an imminent accident in order to optimally react so that no occupants get hurt.


key component

of occupant protection systems, providing fast and robust side impact detection.