CES 2023: Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC for Assisted Driving, Entertainment Unveiled by Qualcomm

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Cell chip maker Qualcomm on Wednesday unveiled a processor chip for the automotive known as Snapdragon Experience Flex SoC that handles each assisted driving and cockpit capabilities, together with leisure.

Beforehand these capabilities had been dealt with on totally different chips and merging them can assist convey down prices, mentioned Nakul Duggal, Qualcomm’s head of automotive.

“Clearly you might be lowering the variety of bodily containers. So, it goes all the way down to a single field. You cut back the quantity of reminiscence that you simply want. The additional exterior elements that you simply want, these go down,” Duggal informed Reuters.

Qualcomm has been steadily increase its automotive enterprise in recent times and in September it mentioned its automotive enterprise “pipeline” elevated to $30 billion (roughly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore).

With electrical automobiles and growing autonomous options in automobiles, the variety of chips utilized by automakers is surging and the automotive market has been a key development space for chipmakers.

Duggal mentioned automotive prospects are already making an attempt out the brand new chip and it could be commercially obtainable within the first half of subsequent yr.

Final month, Qualcomm introduced its next-generation Wi-Fi 7 Immersive Residence Platform which is designed and optimized for house mesh Wi-Fi networking techniques, in response to the corporate. The platform contains two new processors that make the most of 5GHz and 6GHz frequency bands whereas supporting 240MHz and 320MHz channels, respectively.

The corporate’s Wi-Fi 7 Immersive Residence Platform know-how is constructed primarily based on modular chipset structure which delivers over 20GBps of whole system capability. Qualcomm claims that the processor know-how has been engineered to allow collaboration, telepresence, AR/VR, and immersive gaming of “at the moment’s and tomorrow’s houses”. Business gross sales are anticipated to start within the second half of 2023, in response to the agency.


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