The Freescale i.MX 6Solo device will continue to power the next-generation GM OnStar system integrates an advanced Cortex(TM)-A9 core running at up to 1 GHz. The processor delivers ample processing headroom for unbounded user experiences in next-generation automotive infotainment/telematics systems, as well as tablets, eReaders and other exciting automotive and consumer products. Designed to meet strict automotive market requirements, the i.MX 6Solo offers OEMs and their suppliers fast time-to-value, enabling the rapid creation of comprehensive end-product portfolios that can adjust and scale to meet evolving market demands.
According to industry analyst firm iSuppli, the market for semiconductors deployed in automotive infotainment systems is expected to expand from $5.7 billion (USD) in 2010 to $8.4 billion (USD) in 2016.
OnStar’s continued use of Freescale silicon illustrates the strong market acceptance that Freescale’s popular and quickly expanding family of i.MX 6 series processors is experiencing within worldwide automotive markets. Single-, dual- and quad-core i.MX 6 series processors have been selected to power a variety of automotive infotainment/telematics platforms, from entry-level systems to highly advanced offerings that take in-vehicle communications to new levels.
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