SHANGHAI, China, Nov. 06, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — ECARX Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: ECX) (“ECARX”), has announced a new series of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) enabled products, starting with the ECARX Skyland Pro. It has two Black Sesame Huashan-2 A1000 SoCs that delivers computing power of 116 tera operations per second (TOPS) at 8-bit integer (INT8). It enables L2+ advanced driving and parking.
In addition, the ECARX Skyland Pro platform supports industry-leading bird’s-eye view (BEV) perception algorithms and a 5R10V sensor configuration. Through continuous over-the-air updates, ECARX Skyland Pro can enable more scenario-based solutions, such as urban navigate-on-autopilot (NoA) capability. ECARX Skyland Pro can also enable home-zone park assist (HPA) through these updates.
Furthermore, ECARX Skyland Pro also boasts the following ADAS features: automatic emergency braking (AEB), lane-keeping assist (LKA), lane departure warning (LDW), blind spot detection (BSD), and electronic stability control (ESC). All of these features have achieved high scores in China – New Car Assessment Program (C-NCAP) preliminary testing. These tests were conducted under China’s stringent vehicle safety assessment program.
Besides its rich ADAS capabilities, ECARX Skyland Pro combines its dual SoC architecture with BlackBerry’s QNX. The automotive-grade software utilizes the AUTOSAR Adaptive Platform and Classic Platform to deliver robust safety features. These features meet the requirements of global OEMs and regulators.
Testing and validation of system functionalities are major considerations in the development of ADAS solutions. To address these concerns, ECARX provides end-to-end testing and a validation methodology and toolchain. This enables its partners to significantly shorten the R&D cycle while mitigating risks and ensuring the reliability of ECARX’s ADAS solutions.
Soon after ECARX Skyland Pro’s launch, ECARX Skyland will follow suit. It is a single SoC solution that is able to meet a wider range of OEM needs. Tailored for L2+ ADAS scenarios, ECARX Skyland will allow auto makers to seamlessly combine driving and parking functionalities. Integrating a single Black Sesame Huashan-2 A1000 automotive-grade SoC, ECARX Skyland will enable peak computing power of up to 58 TOPS and support of a 5R6V sensor configuration, to provide more than 20 ADAS feature, including high-speed NoA driving assistance, automated parking assist (APA), and remote parking assist (RPA).
The mass production of ECARX Skyland Pro and the ECARX Antora 1000 Pro computing platforms has begun as ECARX delivers on its commitment to provide a comprehensive suite of automotive intelligence solutions that seamlessly merge outstanding performance with enhanced security. Through the ECARX Skyland series, car manufacturers will be able to effortlessly integrate cutting-edge ADAS capabilities into their vehicles, ultimately providing safe and efficient driving experiences to a broader audience.
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