American semiconductor giant Qualcomm has unveiled a concept car featuring its new connected vehicle platform, which it says will support a digital cockpit and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) on a single chip.
It says the Snapdragon Ride Flex system-on-a-chip (SoC) platform will be the automotive industry’s “first scalable family of SoCs” to offer this capability, and will enter production in 2024.
The Ride Flex platform is a four nanometer SoC and an extended version of the original Snapdragon Ride released in 2020, and automakers will be able to employ it to offer various levels of functionality and performance through entry-level to premium vehicles.
Qualcomm says its concept car, revealed at this week’s CES tech convention in Las Vegas, highlights the technological capabilities of its Snapdragon Digital Chassis by using not only the new SoC but also Snapdragon Cockpit Platforms and Snapdragon Auto Connectivity Platforms.
The Flex SoC will support