Maxim works with Qualcomm on infotainment applications for smart, connected cars

Maxim Integrated Products announced that select products from its portfolio work with solutions by Qualcomm Technologies to help carmakers and tier-1 suppliers integrate Maxim’s Automotive Safety Integrity Level solutions using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform for infotainment applications. Maxim’s high-performance solutions are designed to provide the necessary building blocks for next-generation vehicles.

Maxim’s advanced ASIL-rated power management, USB charging, next-generation gigabit multimedia serial link serializer and deserializer, remote tuner, and software-defined radio technologies are optimized to work with the Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform. As a result, automakers can now achieve a scalable, comprehensive development platform while also addressing needs of high-performance automotive infotainment systems.

The Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform is an advanced automotive-grade solution that is custom-built with highly optimized cores designed for heterogeneous computing. It runs on Qualcomm Technologies’ custom-built 64-bit Qualcomm Kryo CPU, Qualcomm Adreno GPU, and Qualcomm Hexagon DSP. The Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform is also designed to allow the infotainment system to receive software updates, allowing vehicles to be upgraded with the latest features and differentiation.


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