11/16/2021, 2:04 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Qualcomm to supply chips for BMW driver-assistance

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced on Tuesday that it will supply BMW Group with semiconductor technology for its "next generation of advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving (AD) platforms."

According to the company's press release, BMW will use Qualcomm Technologies to "bring a full spectrum of ADAS/AD functions, including front, rear and surround view camera computer vision," as well as "a high-performance ADAS central compute controller, to host BMW’s drive policy and other planning and driving functions."

BMW Driving Experience Senior Vice President Nicolai Martin said that "BMW has chosen Qualcomm Technologies as our technology partner and systems solutions provider based on the company’s breadth and depth of portfolio, as well as proven expertise in compute, connectivity, computer vision, advanced semiconductors and driver assistance technologies."

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