Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon Automotive Solutions for Connected In-Car Infotainment
Qualcomm (NASDAQ: QCOM) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., has expanded its automotive product offerings by introducing an automotive-grade infotainment chipset, the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 602A applications processor with a quad-core Krait™ CPU, Adreno™ 320 GPU, Hexagon™ DSP, integrated GNSS baseband processing and additional high-performance audio, video and communication cores. The Snapdragon 602A processor is designed to meet stringent automotive industry standards for temperature, quality, longevity and reliability and is AEC-Q100 compliant. The Snapdragon 602A processor is pre-integrated with Qualcomm Gobi™ 9x15 multimode 3G/4G-LTE and QCA6574 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. Building on more than a decade of success with Qualcomm Gobi modems that enable connected car services in more than 10 million vehicles globally, Snapdragon Automotive Solutions brings the leading edge capabilities that power many of today's top smartphone and tablet experiences to the car.