Veoneer, Inc. and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have inked an agreement under which the companies will collaborate on the delivery of scalable Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Collaborative and Autonomous Driving (AD) solutions.
With this agreement, the automotive technology company and the tech company’s intended collaboration was first communicated on August 27, 2020.
Jan Carlson, Chairman, President & CEO, Veoneer said, “the agreement with Qualcomm Technologies and the creation of ArriverTM are key milestones in Veoneer’s development. We will now move ahead with full force to create a market leading ADAS solution based on Arriver Software and Qualcomm® Snapdragon Ride SoC hardware. Veoneer will now also be able to take the next steps as a next generation Tier-1 supplier offering the latest active safety and restraint controls electronics products to the market.”
Nakul Duggal, senior vice president & GM, Automotive, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, said, “We are pleased to take the next step with the announcement of the Arriver perception and drive policy software stack running on Snapdragon Ride, which allows a pre-integrated and pre-validated platform to be offered by Qualcomm Technologies to automakers and Tier-1 suppliers.”
The platform will address the growing needs of the automotive ecosystem for scalable and upgradable solutions, which requires highly advanced and power-efficient compute, connectivity and cloud service capabilities across all vehicle tiers.
The system integrates Veoneer’s next-generation perception and driving policy software stack and Qualcomm Snapdragon Ride ADAS/AD scalable portfolio of System on a Chip (SoC) and Accelerators.
Veoneer and Qualcomm Technologies have combined together for several months to create a world leading roadmap of a scalable, open ADAS and autonomous driving system that will be able to address the entire automotive OEM market with an integrated software and SoC platform.
Arriver is fully owned by Veoneer but will operate under specific information handling protocols and reporting structures as part of its collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.
(With inputs from Automotive Lead Research Team)
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