Xiaomi finally updated on its progress on autonomous driving technology after an announcement of entering the smart electric vehicle (EV) segment 500 days ago. The company has built a team of over 500 professionals, planning to invest CNY3.3 billion (US$489.1 million). It is poised to lead the industry in 2024.
NXP has announced that it will join the Foxconn-initiated MIH Consortium, looking to assist with the integration of standards and provide a series of solutions covering vehicle design, modules, software, discrete components and EEA.
While Will Semiconductor (WillSemi), with its subsidiary OmniVision, is now a major player in CMOS image sensoor market, China-based GalaxyCore played an essential role in driving the self-sufficiency of CIS in the local entry-level market segment.
In recent years, the smart car and autonomous driving industries in China have grown in popularity. Related software and hardware technologies have become more important in these sectors, with companies focused on artificial intelligence (AI) and chip technology continuing to emerge in China. Companies such as Horizon Robotics, Black Sesame Technologies (BST), and SiEngine Technology have distinguished themselves from the others.
Volkswagen Group broke ground on its first of six battery plants in Europe last week, marking progress in vertical integration. Moreover, the automaker has been expanding the software team in China as one way to fulfill its ambition. CEO Herbert Diess said that the company is considering "big moves" in the country.
Baidu plans to release a new update of its industrial AI-cloud "Kaiwu" and will reveal the latest progress of its autonomous driving technologies at Baidu World 2022 on July 21 in the tech giant's metaverse space Xirang.
DIGITIMES Research report shows that Taiwan's ICT industry development has shifted from focusing on hardware to hardware/software integration models. The industry is combining big data analysis and AI applications in public IoT to facilitate the development of smart city management. Tools such as IoT, AI, cloud computing, and communications technologies are efficiently integrated with urban infrastructure to ultimately produce economic benefits and improve quality of life.
The reality of commuting with robotaxis has come closer. Cruise, a GM-owned self-driving car company, began charging for its driverless taxi rides in part of San Francisco. Two months earlier, autonomous vehicle (AV) technology companies Apollo and Pony.ai received approval for operating their self-driving taxi services without a safety driver in a suburb of Beijing.
IGSS, an applicant for the US$10 billion semiconductor incentive scheme, is looking to set up its fab in southern India. Renesas, eyeing opportunities in India, has expanded its relationship with Tata Group.
Renesas, a Japan-based advanced semiconductor solutions provider, will partner with Tata Group's subsidiaries on EVs, semiconductors, and telecom networks, highlighting the ever-deepening partnerships between the two companies.
Adlink Technology will actively integrate resources with strategic partners and focus future development efforts on the fields of edge AI, edge visualization, robot and autonomous driving solutions, according to Jim Liu, chairman of the Taiwan-based industrial PC (IPC) vendor.
Micron Technology has announced the company is sampling what it claims is the world's highest-capacity microSD card, the i400, at a density of 1.5 terabytes (TB). This card is designed for industrial-grade video security with 176-layer 3D NAND.
Jidu, an EV joint venture of Baidu and Geely, showcased its first automotive concept robocar Robo-01 earlier this month. Following the establishment of the company in March 2021, it took Jidu only 15 months to develop the concept car.