Qualcomm has introduced its latest automotive husband or wife: none other than Ferrari, with whom it’ll be getting into into a “strategic know-how collaboration” that will (sooner or later) see Qualcomm’s automative engineering make its way into future Ferrari cars and trucks.
As section of the deal, Ferarri designs to use Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Electronic Chassis suite in the upcoming, though there are frustratingly several particulars as to which Snapdragon systems Ferrari programs to use or which vehicles they’ll be built-in into. The Snapdragon Digital Chassis branding serves as Qualcomm’s overarching manufacturer for its automotive solutions, such as Snapdragon Trip (for automatic and assistive driver technologies), Snapdragon Cockpit (for in-vehicle encounters and SoCs), and Snapdragon Automobile Connectivity (for adding LTE, 5G, and Wi-Fi to autos).
Qualcomm’s announcement does contact out that it’ll be operating with Ferrari to “design, create and combine Ferrari’s electronic cockpits,” which would seem to be to show that it’ll at the very least be relying on Qualcomm’s hardware for the foundation of upcoming infotainment systems.
Also, the new deal will see Qualcomm be part of as a sponsor of the Scuderia Ferrari Components 1 staff, with the Snapdragon logo set to seem on Ferrari’s F1-75 one-seater motor vehicle.
Ferarri marks the hottest key automotive firm that is hunting to make the most of Qualcomm’s suite of car technological know-how in at minimum some type, becoming a member of other the latest announcements at CES 2022 like Volvo, Honda, Renault, and GM. Regardless of the plethora of deals, although, Qualcomm’s automotive technological innovation is continue to in the early days, and it’ll nevertheless be some time prior to the company’s chips, factors, and providers are as widespread in the automotive entire world as they are in the smartphone sector.