Autonomous Driving

Scalable, high performance at low power.

Paving the way for autonomous driving.

The Qualcomm® Snapdragon Ride™ Platform is one of the automotive industry’s most advanced, scalable and fully customizable automated driving platforms. It will facilitate automotive suppliers and automakers flexibility to deploy the safety, convenience and autonomous driving features in demand today--with the ability to scale in the future.

High performance. Low power. Uniquely scalable.


Reliable, extreme, auto-ready performance at low power with more simplicity and higher automotive safety. And unlike other autonomous driving solutions that require liquid cooling, the Snapdragon Ride Platform is passive or air-cooled.


Our comprehensive customizable platform features multi-ECU aggregation, allowing it to easily scale from Active safety to Convenience to full Self-Driving across a wider range of vehicles.

Revolutionary software stack

In addition to our high-performance, energy-efficient hardware, the new Snapdragon Ride Autonomous Stack combines with the hardware to provide one of the most robust vehicle perception and driving brains available.

Snapdragon Ride hardware platform

Active safety (L1/L2)

  • Single Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ ADAS application processor solution
  • Optimized performance for regulatory safety features
  • Passive cooled with optimized power
  • Software and performance for future upgradability and scalability

Convenience (L2+/L3)

  • Single SoC L2+ performance, with multi-processor scalability support
  • Passive or air-cooled
  • Multi-domain, multi-supplier SW integration
  • Customizable and open

Self-Driving (L4/L5)

  • Multi-SoC solution with autonomous driving accelerator for maximum performance
  • Seamless development software infrastructure
  • Air-cooled

Qualcomm Snapdragon Autonomous Driving Solutions Documentary

Jan 6, 2020