AMD and ECARX: new collaboration on an IT platform

AMD and ECARX will collaborate on an immersive computing platform for vehicles with a digital cockpit

AMD (click here for more details on the company) today announced a strategic partnership with ECARX, a global mobility technology company. The companies will work together on one processing platform for next generation electric vehicles (EVs). This is expected to be in series production for the global launch in late 2023. The ECARX digital cockpit will be the first in-vehicle platform to use processors AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 e GPU AMD Radeon RX serie 6000 along with ECARX hardware and software.

Details on the collaboration of AMD and ECARX

The extensive experience in designing automotive digital cockpits of ECARX, combined with the advanced computing power of AMD and extraordinary visual graphics rendering capabilities. So companies aim to offer an innovative experience in-car. The cabin of digital piloting it will be launched with advanced features including "information mode" for the driver and display head-up. Plus, rear seat entertainment, multiple displays, multi-zone voice recognition, high-end gaming and a full 3D user experience.

AMD and ECARX: new collaboration on an IT platform


Statements regarding the collaboration between AMD and ECARX

The following are the first statements regarding the announced collaboration between the companies AMD and ECARX.

These days, automakers are looking to deliver engaging experiences and smart features for their next-generation electric vehicles. The AMD-based ECARX digital cockpit will meet these needs for the global automotive market,

said Rajneesh Gaur, corporate vice president and general manager of Embedded Business, AMD. Which he then continued by adding:

We are thrilled to be working with ECARX as China's first strategic ecosystem partner for the digital cockpit using our Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors and Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs.

Ziyu Shen, President and CEO of ECARX stated that:

The global automotive industry is transforming towards a smart future at an unprecedented pace with the demand for computing power and graphics capabilities rapidly increasing.

Continuing, stating that:

With this collaboration, we will further enable OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers to enhance their digital cockpit experiences. This is while trying to create greater value for consumers through smart connected cars.

New growth opportunities

The automotive electric vehicle market, as well as the technology needed to support it, represents an opportunity for growth unprecedented in years to come, according to analyst firm Strategy Analytics.

Electric vehicle adoption is now a key driver behind growth in the automotive semiconductor market and associated semiconductor demand is expected to grow at a CAAGR of 31% over 2021-2026,

said Asif Anwar, executive director - PBCS and EVS, Strategy Analytics. He then went on to state that:

The electric vehicle revolution is here, with next-generation EV platforms at the forefront of domain and zonal architecture driving the adoption of the digital cockpit, ADAS and connected vehicle.

Learn about AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors

The processors Ryzen Embedded serie V2000 are the second generation of processors designed for automotive vehicle infotainment and instrumentation applications. In addition to additional applications such as industrial edge systems, thin clients and mini-PCs. For customers and applications requiring high performance display capabilities, Ryzen Embedded V2000 Series processors are the ideal solution. They can feed up to four independent displays simultaneously with 4K resolution as they are equipped with up to eight CPU cores and seven GPU processing units. A single AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 series processor delivers multi-threaded performance per watt up to 2 × 1. Plus up to 30% better single-thread CPU performance and up to 40% better graphics performance than the previous generation.

Learn about the AMD Radeon RX 6000 series GPUs

Le GPU AMD Radeon RX serie 6000 they are based on the innovative AMD RDNA 2 graphics architecture. The only graphics architecture that ranges from next-generation desktop PCs, laptops and consoles to mobile devices and automotive infotainment systems. Designed from the ground up for superior performance and energy efficiency. The AMD RDNA 2 architecture delivers up to 2x the performance and up to 50% more performance per watt in select titles than the previous generation AMD RDNA architecture.

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