Quanta and AImotive partner to develop processing platforms for automated driving
AImotive and Quanta Computer announced a collaboration that will see AImotive deploy Quanta’s new line of next-generation automotive-grade processing platforms in its test vehicles.
AImotive’s aiDrive is developed to be a platform-agnostic and modular self-driving software stack that aids in deploying automated driving functionalities or can be integrated into companies’ ADAS solutions. AImotive recently announced a new focus on deploying aiDrive on automotive hardware platforms.
Quanta Computer Inc. uses third-party development kits, such as Intel’s Xeon or Nvidia’s Xavier and Pegasus, to offer hardware solutions for the different levels of autonomous driving to allow customers to verify their concepts and algorithms in the autonomous driving field.
“We respect Quanta’s automotive experience and welcome its scalable and modular line of automotive products. As we are developing a modular and scalable software, it is vital that different processing platforms are available for various use cases, and for AImotive to provide solutions that are optimized for the automotive platforms of the future;” said Péter Tamás Kovács, Chief Product Officer, AImotive.
“Increasing automation is coming to the automotive industry. We are excited to gain a better understanding of the processing requirements of different ADAS and highly automated systems through our cooperation with AImotive, said Terrisa Chung, Vice President at Quanta Computer Inc.
The companies say that the collaboration emphasizes the importance of scalability for self-driving technologies. The partnership will see Quanta and AImotive testing different levels of automation on various hardware setups.