THIRD GENERATION SNAPDRAGON AUTOMOTIVE COCKPIT PLATFORMS TO POWER PREMIUM TIER IN-VEHICLE EXPERIENCES IN 2021
>> Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms Drive Growth for Digital Cockpit Segment, Helping Meet Increasing Demands for Immersive In-Vehicle Experiences
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced today the increasing adoption of the company’s 3rd Generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Cockpit Platforms by leading Tier-1 suppliers across the globe, who are taking advantage of the platforms’ scalable design to meet the automakers’ needs of delivering a variety of customizable options for consumers. Since the introduction of the artificial intelligence (AI)-based platforms, Qualcomm Technologies has seen continued traction with leading Tier-1 suppliers, including LG Electronics Inc, Google LLC, Panasonic Corporation, Visteon Corporation and more. As the automotive industry’s leading, first-announced scalable artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions, the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms are designed to transform in-vehicle experiences, supporting higher levels of compute and computing intelligence needed for advanced capabilities featured in next generation vehicles. This includes highly intuitive AI experiences for in-car virtual assistance, cutting-edge technologies for immersive audio and rich visual experiences, natural interactions between the vehicle and driver, and contextual safety use cases for drivers and passengers. With the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms currently available to customers, Qualcomm Technologies expects to see continued commercial deployment in 2021, accelerating the adoption of the platforms from the end of 2020.
As the Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms continue to gain momentum, leading Tier-1 suppliers in the automotive industry and broad ecosystem continue to express their global support and commitment in advancing a new class of performance and automotive experiences for next generation vehicles.
“The auto industry has seen tremendous performance benefits from the latest innovations in connected technologies and infotainment systems,” said Dr. Andree Zahir, SVP for Infotainment and Connectivity, Bosch. “Our continued work with Qualcomm Technologies combines our well-established electronics expertise with the latest connected and computing technologies from Qualcomm Technologies to bring infotainment systems to the next level.”
“We at Continental have seen great success in our work with Qualcomm Technologies since the announcement of the 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms, which is a foundational component of our high-performance cockpit computer platforms today,” said Marcus Möll , Vice President Application Engineering, BU Human Machine Interface (HMI), Continental. “Together, we are bringing highly advanced in-vehicle functionalities to the auto industry that are transforming driver and passenger experiences alike.”
“We’re committed to developing powerful digital cockpit systems to advance electric and self-driving vehicles for global automakers,” said Mr. Young Liu, Chairman of Foxconn Technology Group. “Working with Qualcomm Technologies as a building block for these advanced systems is a testament to our focus on developing future-proof technologies and transformative in-vehicle experiences for tomorrow’s drivers and passengers.”
"Google is proud to work with Qualcomm Technologies to bring industry leading digital cockpit solutions to next-generation vehicles,” said Mickey Kataria, Director of Product Management, Android for Cars, Google LLC. “Our work spans across the last three generations of Qualcomm Technologies’ automotive cockpit solutions. We look forward to the continued success of their 3rd generation Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms with Android Automotive OS to deliver the best-in-class in-vehicle experiences to our customers across the globe."
Luxoft has a long-term commitment to support the development of robust and high-performing, in-vehicle infotainment experiences,” said Luz Mauch, executive vice president of Automotive at Luxoft. “Through our relationship with the Qualcomm® Automotive Development Platform (ADP) and the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform, we are able to deliver the essential and production-ready digital cockpit and in-vehicle infotainment solutions needed to transform the driving experience.”
"Our plan is to leverage the fully scalable AI-based Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms to reimagine the quality and value of immersive in-vehicle experiences,” said Masashige Mizuyama, Chief Technology Officer, Automotive Company, Panasonic Corporation. “The hallmark of Panasonic’s long-standing work with Qualcomm Technologies is to maximize the vision and technology of our companies to accelerate automotive innovation.”
“Our strong, collaborative and longstanding relationship with Qualcomm Technologies has helped us to support a secure and trusted foundation for a wide range of current and next-generation infotainment systems,” said John Wall, Senior Vice President, Head of QNX Operations at BlackBerry QNX. “With our ISO 26262 ASIL D safety-certified QNX® Hypervisor for Safety and QNX® OS for Safety, together with the Snapdragon Automotive Digital Cockpit Platforms, BlackBerry QNX and Qualcomm Technologies help automakers create transformative in-vehicle experiences now and in the future.”
Qualcomm Technologies’ integrated automotive platforms continue to drive leadership and growth across telematics, infotainment and in-car connectivity, with an order pipeline of more than $8 billion. Qualcomm Technologies has secured infotainment and digital cockpit wins with 20 of the 25 global automaker brands and continues to work with numerous automakers and Tier 1 suppliers to bring next generation technologies to vehicles.
“As an automotive systems and solution provider, Qualcomm Technologies recognizes the rapidly changing demands of the auto industry, and our relationships and collaboration with this vast range of highly-valued Tier-1s, ISVs, IHVs and Ecosystem Partners will continue to transform the in-vehicle experience,” said Nakul Duggal, senior vice president & GM, automotive at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We owe the success of our cockpit platforms to our continued work with these impressive companies as well as a robust suite of automakers that have driven continuous innovation and increased adoption of the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms.”