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Electrónica de Información y Entretenimiento (Infotainment)

Lifelong learning course. Face-to-face.


UPC School

This lifelong learning course can be attended as part of the postgraduate course Automobile Electrical and Electronics. ELTICA.

Este curso es una introducción al desarrollo de equipos y sistemas embarcados en vehículo destinados a funciones de información y entretenimiento (Infotainment) del conductor y pasajeros. También se incluyen las tecnologías de comunicación emergentes en automoción necesarias para soportar nuevas funciones de conectividad vehículo-vehículo y/o vehículo-infraestructura. Se estudiarán los conceptos más relevantes en el diseño de nuevos componentes como, por ejemplo, conceptos audio-visuales, paquete de componentes, radiofrecuencia aplicada comunicaciones en el automóvil.


Las personas que superen este curso serán capaces de:

2.1. Comprender y diseñar topologías de un sistema de Infotainment en automóviles.
2.2. Analizar el funcionamiento del sistema embarcado de Infotainment en automóviles.
2.3. Identificar los principales elementos en el desarrollo de componentes del sistema embarcado.
2.4. Comprender los principales elementos de la comunicación automóvil ¿ automóvil ¿ infraestructura.
2.5. Comprender las diferentes fases del desarrollo de un proyecto Infotainment.
2.6. Identificar y analizar nuevos proyectos basados en la aplicación de dispositivos o tecnologías externas al sector de automoción (p. ej. electrónica de consumo).

Who is it for

Personas encargadas del diseño de sistemas eléctricos y electrónicos, especialmente para automoción



Electrónica de Información y Entretenimiento (Infotainment)
3 ECTS. 26 teaching hours.
The UPC School reserves the right to modify the contents of the programme, which may vary in order to better accommodate the course objectives.

Management & Faculty

Academic management

  • González Benítez, Maria Margarita
    PhD in Science. Professor of Engineering Projects Department of the UPC. Specialist in design for the environment and sustainability tools must.

Academic coordination

  • García Saura, Maria Teresa

Teaching staff

  • Baños Serradilla, Víctor
  • García Simeó, Miguel
    Telecommunications Engineer at Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Since 2002 working in automotive sector, in infotainment field, with professional experiences in supplier companies as well as in car makers. Currently responsible at SEAT technical center for development of infotainment devices.
  • González Arbesú, José María
    Engineer and Doctor Engineer of Telecommunication from 1992 and 2000, respectively, both degrees from the Technical University of Catalonia (UPC). From 1994 to 2000 he joined the University of Zaragoza, as associate teacher and coordinator of the subjects of radio frequency, radar and satellite navigation systems. From 2000 to 2001 he worked at the company Tradia (nowadays AbertisTelecom) in his department of radio links as engineer of network Planning. From 2002 to 2007, he obtained a post-doctoral investigator grant from the Ramon y Cajal program. From 2008 he is an associated professor at the UPC. Your research activities include the characterization of antennas by means of infrared thermographies, the design and evaluation of small antennas, the system design of integrated antennas with surfaces of high impedance and the design of algorithms of optimization for the automatic synthesis of antenna radiation patterns in radars SAR
  • Olid i Dominguez, Bernat
    Technical Telecommunications engineer in Image and Sound specialty at the UPC, and master degree in Architectural and Environmental Acoustics at La Salle. Since 2011 he works at SEAT Technical Center in the Electric-Electronics development department, developing loudspeakers and Sound systems mainly for Audi cars. He has collaborated in the Master degree ELTICA since 2012 teaching the Sound lecture in Infotainment's module.
  • Tarrés Ruiz, Francesc
  • Valenzuela González, José Luis

General information

3 ECTS (26 teaching hours)
Start date
Start date:23/10/2017End date:13/11/2017
Monday  17:30 to 21:30Wednesday  17:30 to 21:30
Taught at
ETSEIB - Escola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona
Av. Diagonal, 647
Contact person
Maria Teresa García Saura

Telephone: (34) 650 705 618
Lifelong learning diploma issued by the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. To obtain this degree it is necessary to have an official or recognized university degree equivalent to a bachelor's degree or diploma. Otherwise, the Fundació Politècnica de Catalunya will only award them a a certificate of completion.

In the case of having a foreign degree check here.
Virtual Campus
The students on this Lifelong learning course will have access to the My_Tech_Space virtual campus, an effective work and communication platform for students, lecturers and course directors and coordinators. My_Tech_Space allows students to find background material for their classes, to work in teams, ask their lecturers questions, consult their marks, etc.
Employment service
Students can access job offers in their field of specialisation on the My_Tech_Space virtual campus. Applications made from this site will be treated confidentially. Hundreds of offers appear annually of the UPC School of Professional & Executive Development Employment service .The offers range from formal contracts to work placement agreements.
Registration fee
780 €
The registration fee must be paid before the beginning of this Lifelong learning course.
See the section Discounts, loans and financial aid for possibilities of advantageous financing conditions.

Applicants are given the option of making a voluntary €5 contribution when formalising their enrolment. As part of the UPC's 0.7% Campaign, this donation will go towards meeting charitable needs in developing countries.


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