MERCEDES-BENZ AND QUALCOMM COLLABORATE TO POWER UPCOMING MERCEDES VEHICLES WITH SNAPDRAGON DIGITAL CHASSIS SOLUTIONS
>> Mercedes to Utilize Snapdragon Cockpit and Auto Connectivity Platforms to deliver best-in-class driving experiences
Mercedes-Benz AG and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today announced the companies’ work to utilize Snapdragon® Digital Chassis™ solutions to bring the latest and most digitally advanced capabilities to upcoming Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Building on the companies’ long-standing technology relationship spanning across multiple technology generations, Mercedes-Benz is integrating Snapdragon® Cockpit Platforms to power digital cockpits, as well as Snapdragon® Automotive Connectivity Platforms for telematics systems, in upcoming vehicles. Combining Mercedes-Benz’s expertise in vehicle innovation with Qualcomm Technologies’ growing portfolio of automotive solutions, the companies’ collective efforts are aimed to deliver personalized, intuitive, and safer driving experiences to consumers.
As digital cockpits continue to play a critical role in enabling robust and premium in-vehicle experiences that consumers now expect, Mercedes-Benz is leveraging the Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms to power intuitive and intelligent infotainment systems. With the Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms, these next generation systems will feature rich, immersive in-vehicle experiences, as well as highly intuitive artificial intelligence (AI) experiences for in-car virtual assistance, natural interactions between the vehicle and driver, adapting the vehicle to suit the driver and passenger.
Utilizing the Snapdragon Automotive Connectivity Platforms, Mercedes-Benz vehicles features ultra-fast connectivity, quick network response times and reliability needed to support always on always connected experiences and safety.
"For many years, Qualcomm Technologies has helped us deliver innovative solutions to our customers," said Magnus Ostberg, chief software officer, Mercedes-Benz AG. "Our strong relationship is vital to guiding the automotive industry through a time of exceptional growth and technological disruption."
"We are proud to bring our Snapdragon Digital Chassis solutions to Mercedes-Benz," said Nakul Duggal, senior vice president & GM, automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. "Our technology partnership is transforming Mercedes-Benz vehicles as we deliver unparalleled compute, performance, AI and safety experiences by providing premium solutions for their next generation of automobiles."