Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that its Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has stipulated a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Autotalks. Thanks to the acquisition, Autotalks’ Production-Ready, Dual-Mode Autonomous Security Solutions Will Be Incorporated into Qualcomm Technologies’ Snapdragon Digital Chassis Product Portfoliothe company’s full suite of cloud-connected automotive platforms.
Qualcomm acquires Autotalks to make connectivity an essential element
The automotive industry continues to evolve at an unprecedented pace, driven by innovation and digital technologies. There connectivity continues to play a vital role in the digital transformation of the automotive industry, as it lays the foundation for the next generation of software-defined vehicles that will enable new business models and transform the driving experience with new services, personalization and, above all, safety.
Designed to allow vehicles to communicate with each other and with their surroundings, the technologies of comunicazione vehicle-to-everything (V2X) they play an increasingly important role as they become critical sensors for automotive safety systems.
Autotalks, what is it
Autotalks is a factory-free semiconductor company that has been dedicated to V2X communications since 2009. The company provides global dual-mode V2X solutions that are automotive-qualified and compatible with various V2X standards, designed to reduce collisions and improve mobility.
The combination of Autotalks’ industry-leading product and experience with Qualcomm’s 20 years of automotive experience and commitment to V2X is intended to help accelerate the development and adoption of solutions for improve traffic efficiency and contribute to safety of drivers and road users.
The opinion of Hagai Zyss, CEO of Autotalks
“Our mission is to revolutionize safety in the automotive and transportation industries through our V2X solutions,” he said Haggai Zyss, CEO at Autotalks. “We are confident that by combining our knowledge and expertise, we will not only be able to deliver effective V2X products that will improve transportation efficiency and road user safety, but we will also accelerate the widespread adoption of V2X. We look forward to serving the automotive industry together with Qualcomm and bringing the best technologies to market.”