NEW YORK and MUNICH, Nov. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Qualcomm Applied sciences, Inc. immediately introduced a collaboration to deliver the most recent developments in driver help applied sciences, and merchandise of its Snapdragon Experience™ Platform, to BMW Group’s subsequent technology of superior driver-assistance methods (ADAS) and automatic driving (AD) platforms. Leveraging each corporations’ experience in core innovation, BMW Group and Qualcomm Applied sciences will lengthen their long-standing relationship to ship protected, sensible and complex driving experiences to BMW Group automobiles. BMW’s subsequent technology Automated Driving stack shall be primarily based on the Snapdragon Experience imaginative and prescient system-on-chip (SoC), imaginative and prescient notion and ADAS central compute SoC controllers managed by Qualcomm® Automobile-2-Cloud providers platform.
The BMW Group is an trade chief in driver help innovation for over twenty years. In its quest to proceed increasing a broad portfolio of driver help methods, BMW Group will make the most of Qualcomm Applied sciences to deliver a full spectrum of ADAS/AD capabilities, together with entrance, rear and encompass view digicam pc imaginative and prescient in a devoted pc imaginative and prescient SoC, in addition to a high-performance ADAS central compute controller, to host BMW’s drive coverage and different planning and driving capabilities.
“BMW has chosen Qualcomm Applied sciences as our expertise companion and methods options supplier primarily based on the corporate’s breadth and depth of portfolio, in addition to confirmed experience in compute, connectivity, pc imaginative and prescient, superior semiconductors and driver help applied sciences,” stated Nicolai Martin, SVP Driving Expertise, BMW Group. “We sit up for working in direct relationship with Qualcomm Applied sciences to construct our next-generation ADAS/AD platform, in addition to to proceed delivering world-class driving experiences to our clients.”
“Our announcement with BMW immediately is the onset of a brand new period in automotive the place two expertise leaders have come collectively to design and develop a key aspect of Snapdragon® Digital Chassis for the following technology car,” stated Cristiano Amon, president and CEO of Qualcomm Included. “We’re very pleased with this milestone and can’t wait to deliver our collectively designed merchandise on the highway.”
“Our aim has all the time been to supply automakers an open, complete and transformative platform that encompasses semiconductor, software program, stack, methods and providers,” stated Nakul Duggal, senior vice chairman & GM, automotive, Qualcomm Applied sciences, Inc. “We’re honored to be chosen by the BMW Group to be its ADAS expertise companion for pc imaginative and prescient stack, imaginative and prescient SoC and ADAS central compute controllers, and we sit up for joint growth and deployment of those merchandise.”
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Concerning the BMW Group
With its 4 manufacturers BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s main premium producer of cars and bikes and likewise supplies premium monetary and mobility providers. The BMW Group manufacturing community contains 31 manufacturing and meeting amenities in 15 nations; the corporate has a worldwide gross sales community in additional than 140 nations.
In 2020, the BMW Group bought over 2.3 million passenger automobiles and greater than 169,000 bikes worldwide. The revenue earlier than tax within the monetary yr 2020 was € 5.222 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.990 billion. As of 31 December 2020, the BMW Group had a workforce of 120,726 workers.
The success of the BMW Group has all the time been primarily based on long-term considering and accountable motion. The corporate set the course for the longer term at an early stage and persistently makes sustainability and environment friendly useful resource administration central to its strategic route, from the provision chain by way of manufacturing to the top of the use section of all merchandise.
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Snapdragon Digital Chassis, Snapdragon Experience and Qualcomm Automobile-2-Cloud are merchandise of Qualcomm Applied sciences, Inc. and/or subsidiaries.
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