Green Hills Software, the embedded safety and security solutions developer, and Qualcomm Technologies announced their joint effort to support global automakers and Tier-1 suppliers with purpose-built, scaleable solutions, designed to support a safe, secure consolidation of Android and Linux-based infotainment processing with critical ASIL-certified vehicle services into a single multicore-based electronic control unit (ECU).
Their joint solution will feature the Green Hills INTEGRITY real-time operating system (RTOS), INTEGRITY Multivisor secure virtualization and integrated MULTI ASIL D-qualified software development environment as part of the new Qualcomm Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms.
Designed with a focus on production-readiness and consolidation of diverse safety and security requirements, customers can quickly and confidently design, develop and deploy these high performance, complex next-generation automotive systems.
The Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms are the third-generation automotive platforms from Qualcomm Technologies. Designed to support future intelligent automotive cockpits to meet rich intuitive user experiences and stringent automotive industry standards, the third-generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platforms are engineered with immersive graphics, multimedia, computer vision and artificial intelligence capabilities and feature heterogeneous computing capabilities.
“Today’s integrated cockpits mandate a scalable software architecture to safely and securely combine Linux and Android infotainment functions with critical vehicle functions that require automotive-grade safety and certification. When used with a third-generation Snapdragon Automotive Cockpit Platform, the breakthrough INTEGRITY RTOS and Multivisor virtualization solution allows global Tier 1s and OEMs to overcome this challenge,” said Nakul Duggal, senior vice president of product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We look forward to further strengthening our relationship with Green Hills as we share the commitment to offer the highest levels of safety-conscious and security-rich, performance solutions that define the future of high-performance, scalable vehicle cockpits.”