Sasken and Qualcomm Tech partner to provide engineering solutions

by Autocar Pro News Desk , 08 Jan 2020

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Bangalore-based Sasken Technologies and Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of Qualcomm Inc, have announced joint efforts to deliver world-class engineering and customisation support for automotive Tier-1 customers.

The partners says through this relationship, Sasken's global engineering teams will augment and support automotive customers in their deployment of automotive platforms and solutions from Qualcomm Technologies.

Sasken has built solutions for automotive Tier-1 customers and automakers utilising Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms and Qualcomm Automotive Wireless Solutions, which brings rich multimedia experience, connectivity, board support packages and knowledge of the automotive software ecosystem. In addition the partners say, Sasken's engineering teams have the ability to deliver critical projects that have helped launch IVI systems, telematic and digital clusters to multiple automakers.

Sasken is geared to support Tier-1 companies as they harness the automotive ecosystem and deliver software that meets the stringent demands of the industry. Utilising the resources and global footprint of Sasken's automotive development and application teams, and their comprehensive range of product enablement services will expand the bandwidth of support to customers that both companies serve. It will help new customers for Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platform and Qualcomm Automotive Wireless Solutions accelerate deployment timeframes. 

Commenting on the announcement, Nakul Duggal, senior VP, product management, Qualcomm Technologies said: "As Qualcomm Technologies expands its presence throughout the automotive segment, we can bring broader and deeper levels of support to new customers and adjacent applications by working with the world class technical and customer support provided by Sasken. We have a long and trusted relationship with Sasken and we are confident that their strong experience with our products and technologies will allow them to bring effective and comprehensive support to both new customers and new applications for our Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platform and Qualcomm Automotive Wireless Solutions."

Rajiv C Mody, chairman, MD and CEO, Sasken Technologies said: "We are both privileged and excited to be working with Qualcomm Technologies. Our deep knowledge of their Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit platform and Automotive Wireless platforms, combined with an understanding of trends in the automotive industry, allows us to offer critical engineering support through the entire product development life-cycle, which is appreciated by Tier-1s and global OEMs. By working with Qualcomm Technologies, Sasken will ensure existing and new customers receive world-class support and stay ahead of the knowledge curve."