Collaboration on immersive digital cockpit in-vehicle computing platform

09-08-2022 | AMD | Automotive & Transport

AMD has announced a strategic collaboration with ECARX. The companies are to work together on an in-vehicle computing platform for next-generation EVs, predicted to be in mass production by late 2023. The ECARX digital cockpit will be the first in-vehicle platform to be provided with AMD Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors and AMD Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs together with ECARX hardware and software.

Combining the extensive experience in automotive digital cockpit design of ECARX with AMD advanced computing power and incredible visual graphic rendering capacities, the companies strive to provide an innovative in-car experience. The digital cockpit will be released with advanced features, including driver information mode, heads-up display, multiple displays, multi-zone voice recognition, rear seat entertainment, high-end gaming and a full 3D user experience.

“As car companies seek to deliver immersive experiences and intelligent features for their next-generation electric vehicles, the AMD-powered ECARX digital cockpit will address these needs for the global automotive market,” said Rajneesh Gaur, corporate vice president and general manager, Embedded Business, AMD. “We are excited to work with ECARX as our first strategic ecosystem partner in China for the digital cockpit using our Ryzen Embedded V2000 processors and Radeon RX 6000 Series GPUs.”

“The global automotive industry is transforming towards an intelligent future at an unprecedented pace with demand for computing power and graphics capabilities rapidly increasing,” said Ziyu Shen, Chairman and CEO of ECARX. “With this collaboration, we will further enable OEMs and tier 1 suppliers to enhance their digital cockpit experiences as they seek to create greater consumer value through intelligent connected cars.”