Maxim Integrated has announced a partnership with Qualcomm Technologies to help automakers and Tier 1 suppliers integrate Maxim's Automotive Safety Integrity Level solution for infotainment applications using the Qualcomm® SnapdragonTM 820 automotive platform.

Maxim's advanced ASIL rated power management, USB charging, next-generation Gigabit Multimedia Serial Link serializers and deserializer, remote tuner and software defined radio technology are optimized for Used in conjunction with the Snapdragon 820 automotive platform. These technical advantages provide excellent support for vehicle safety, energy efficiency, connectivity and wireless signal transmission. As a result, automakers can now implement a scalable, comprehensive development platform that meets the needs of high-performance automotive infotainment systems.

“The Snapdragon 820 Automotive Platform is designed to provide a solution for automakers to support the superior and fast-connect experience consumers expect, and to optimize our solutions. Maxim's products demonstrate our commitment to continue to provide customers with leading solutions, whether it is feature-rich technology or security." Nakul Duggal, vice president of product management at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., said.

Randall Wollschlager, vice president of automotive business at Maxim Integrated, said: "As the automotive industry continues to see unparalleled growth, it is more important than ever to provide a range of tools that support advanced infotainment capabilities. As a powerful automotive development platform for Qualcomm. With leading technology, we have the ability to provide the most advanced features to drive the industry forward."

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