By Godson Umejiego, Correspondent USA
Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. has announced work in support of JETOUR, a Chery Holding’s brand, and Phoenix Auto Intelligence, a joint venture company of Tencent providing Internet of Vehicles (IoV) solutions, to bring premium digital cockpit experiences to upcoming vehicles.
Combining the 3rd generation Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Automotive Cockpit Platforms’ high-performance compute, artificial intelligence (AI) and multimedia capabilities with Phoenix Auto Intelligence’s TINNOVE in-vehicle operating system solution, the JETOUR X70 PLUS is among the first vehicles in China to feature the Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform and TINNOVE system, bringing premium digital cockpit and driving experiences, to customers.
The 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms are Qualcomm Technologies’ first-announced AI-based scalable automotive grade digital cockpit platforms engineered with immersive graphics, multimedia, computer vision and artificial intelligence capabilities. The JETOUR X70 PLUS leverages the 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms’ ability to support higher levels of computing and intelligence needed for advanced capabilities in next-generation vehicles, including highly intuitive AI experiences for in-car virtual assistants, natural interactions between the vehicle and driver, immersive graphics, premium audio, advanced wireless technologies, in-car or external camera processing capabilities, rear seat entertainment, and more.
“The digital cockpit is critical to the vehicles’ evolution towards being intelligent, connected, shared and electric. Today, automakers are seeking safe, high-performance and more intelligent scalable automotive cockpit platforms to cope with the growing and challenging demands of automotive computing and connectivity, while trying to always stay ahead of the fierce competition,” said vice president of sales and business development, Qualcomm International (Shanghai) Co., Ltd, Lei Xian. “Qualcomm Technologies has many years of expertise in the automotive industry. Working together with JETOUR and Phoenix Auto Intelligence’s system integrator, we’re pleased to support the Chery JETOUR X70 PLUS with Qualcomm Technologies’ 3rd generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform to support the mobility experiences on next generation intelligently connected vehicles with the high-performance, safe, reliable and extensive ecosystem.”
“JETOUR is always committed to bringing safe, reliable and high-performance intelligent vehicles to consumers in the digital era. These joint efforts will be a pioneering exploration for JETOUR in intelligent vehicles and digital marketing fields,” said vice general manager of Chery Holdings and general manager of JETOUR, Siyu Bao.
“By leveraging Qualcomm Technologies’ underlying hardware and technology advantages in automotive digital cockpit in combination with the deep customization in upper software and the extensive Tencent ecosystem of TINNOVE intelligent connected in-vehicle operating system solution, JETOUR will create unique selling points of productized intelligent vehicles with powerful automotive digital cockpit, and also gain a better understanding of our users from the aspects of digital marketing, to constantly deliver the latest, most intelligent driving experiences to our users.”
“As a key participant in Tencent’s ‘Internet of Vehicles Ecosystem Strategy’, Phoenix Auto Intelligence values the efforts with Qualcomm Technologies and automakers,” said CEO of Phoenix Auto Intelligence and vice president of Tencent Auto Intelligence, Daniel Pan. “By leveraging the great advantages in computing and AI of the 3rd Generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform and the open, innovative and diversified ecosystem of TINNOVE intelligent connected in-vehicle operating system solution, Phoenix Auto Intelligence offers a comprehensive set of capabilities from system, hardware interfaces to operating system for deep optimization and enablement, and supports automakers like JETOUR to introduce digital cockpits featuring great performance with Tencent’s extensive ecosystem, to create more intelligent, safer and richer driving experiences.”