Qualcomm Unveils New Snapdragon Digital Chassis Connected Car Technologies to Accelerate the Future of Automotive
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. today introduced new and enhanced solutions to its rapidly expanding automotive technology portfolio. Further enhancing its Snapdragon Digital Chassis connected vehicle platforms, Qualcomm Technologies introduced a feature for Snapdragon Car-to-Cloud Services – Connectivity-as-a-Service – that brings new technology collaborations to support out-of-the-box connectivity, integrated analytics and a cloud and device developer environment aimed to deliver new technology features, content and services globally. As integral components of the Snapdragon Digital Chassis, the Snapdragon® Auto Connectivity Platform and Snapdragon Car-to-Cloud Services help build connected and intelligent vehicles that are safer, customizable, immersive and continually upgradeable.
Qualcomm Technologies also highlighted today an integrated application framework for developing telematics and cloud-connected applications and services, the Snapdragon Telematics Applications Framework. Also introduced is a new Wi-Fi 6E automotive chipset engineered to increase bandwidth for Wi-Fi applications and deliver content at unmatched speeds.
Utilizing the company’s extensive history of supplying the transportation industry with automotive connectivity solutions, these latest enhancements empower automakers to redefine the driving experience for consumers, while also creating opportunities for the automotive ecosystem to develop and deliver new, revenue-generating digital services.
“At Qualcomm Technologies, we understand that automakers need unique, comprehensive and connected solutions to meet dynamic demands and power 21st century vehicles,” said Nakul Duggal, senior vice president and GM, automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “By expanding our in-vehicle connectivity offerings to provide a transformative, scalable, extensive suite of solutions through the Snapdragon Digital Chassis, we are confident the automotive industry will be able to deliver the unmatched next-generation driving experiences customers deserve.”
About the Snapdragon Digital Chassis
The Snapdragon Digital Chassis is comprised of a set of open and scalable cloud-connected platforms that utilize a unified architecture to support enhanced safety and immersive digital experiences that are updateable throughout the lifetime of next-generation vehicles. Automakers have the option to adopt any or all of these platforms across their line-up to offer highly customizable experiences with features that are continually upgradable via the cloud.
To date, Snapdragon Digital Chassis and its integrated automotive platforms are driving leadership and growth across telematics, infotainment and in-car connectivity, with an order pipeline of more than $13 billion. Leveraging the company’s ‘one technology roadmap,’ the Snapdragon Digital Chassis continues to be a key asset to automakers, keeping Qualcomm Technologies well-positioned for continued growth as the leading systems solutions provider and preferred partner for multi-domain silicon, software, systems and services.
- Snapdragon Car-to-Cloud – a software and services platform to enable automakers to develop new revenue streams
- Snapdragon Auto Connectivity – a full suite of connectivity solutions including 4G LTE, 5G, cellular vehicle-to-everything (C-V2X), wifi, Bluetooth and satellite positioning to connect the vehicle to the surrounding world.
- Snapdragon Cockpit – the platform that drives the in-vehicle user experience including infotainment, gauges and visualization
- Snapdragon Ride – Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving systems (ADS) including the Arriver vision perception system