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Connected Infotainment

The connected car is becoming a reality, with automakers delivering vehicles that allow drivers and passengers to stay connected to their content, entertainment and the Internet while on the road. Qualcomm® Technologies, Inc. is the world leader in 3G and 4G mobile , and is at the forefront of extending mobile technologies into the car. Qualcomm Snapdragon™ Automotive Solutions brings the same Qualcomm Snapdragon technology that powers today’s hottest smartphones to the automotive industry to enable the next generation of connected infotainment experiences.

Snapdragon Automotive Solutions provides unrivaled integrated processing and connectivity options to the automotive industry. The complete solution includes:

  • The Snapdragon 602A automotive-grade application processor with 1.5GHz quad-core Krait CPU, Adreno™ 320 GPU for superior graphics, embedded Hexagon™ DSP for efficient multimedia processing, as well as GNSS baseband processing and other high-performance audio, video and communication cores
  • Qualcomm Gobi™ 9x15 multimode 3G/4G LTE and Qualcomm VIVE™ 2-stream, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi® and Bluetooth LE 4.0-based modules to provide unprecedented, integrated connectivity options for connected infotainment systems
  • Pre-integrated support for Android and QNX operating systems with automotive-specific optimizations and integrated application frameworks that enable connected infotainment systems compliant with automotive requirements for fast boot of critical services.

Snapdragon Automotive Solutions feature support for multiple audio, camera and display devices, including up to 3 HD touch screens, as well as facial processing, gesture recognition, natural voice recognition and image stitching. These technologies enable complex applications, multimedia streaming, enhanced 3D navigation, rear seat 3D gaming, Wi-Fi hotspot and more. The platform is designed to interoperate with consumer devices from leading smartphone and tablet ecosystems to deliver the right blend of in-car integrated infotainment with brought-in experiences. With Snapdragon Automotive Solutions, automakers can create breakthrough connected experiences for their next generation premium, high and mid-tier infotainment head-unit and driver information systems.

Snapdragon Automotive Development Platform

In conjunction with the Snapdragon Automotive Solutions, Qualcomm Technologies offers the Snapdragon Automotive Development Platform. This new platform demonstrates the range of connected infotainment capabilities in a highly integrated, BOM optimized hardware platform that offers support for both Android and QNX software packages, and allows automakers, Tier1 suppliers and developers to rapidly develop, test and deploy next generation connected infotainment solutions.