Lantronix adds Snapdragon Ride platform to automotive solutions

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2023 — Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), announced the expansion of its embedded product line to support the evolving needs of the automotive industry. Based on Qualcomm™ Technologies Inc.’s Snapdragon Ride™ and Cockpit Platforms, including the latest Snapdragon Ride Flex Platform, Lantronix designed the new Snapdragon Ride SX Automotive Development Platform (ADP) to enable the rapid creation of customizable infotainment, cluster, and driver monitoring systems (DMS).

“With Qualcomm Technologies’ leading Snapdragon automotive solutions, we are able to provide automakers with resources. Moreover, our new Snapdragon Ride SX ADP enables efficient development of cutting-edge applications for next-generation vehicles,” said Jacques Issa, VP of Marketing at Lantronix.

Designed to enable enhanced testing and debugging of the SoCs, Lantronix’s Snapdragon Ride SX ADP features a backplane board that connects a combination of multiple plug-in cards. Moreover, these plug-in cards include displays, cameras, Ethernet, and PCle. It also incorporates various test cards and connectors.

Snapdragon Ride Flex Platform

Engineered to support mixed criticality workloads that allow for the digital cockpit, ADAS and automated driving functions to co-exist on a single SoC, the Snapdragon Ride Flex Platform is designed to meet the highest level of automotive safety with Safety Element Out of Context (SEooC). Furthermore, the platform incorporates a dedicated Automotive Safety Integrity Level D (ASIL-D) safety island. The platform also comes pre-integrated with the industry-proven Snapdragon Ride Vision stack.

Latest Generation Snapdragon Cockpit Platform

The Yole Group forecasts that the digital automotive cockpit processors segment will grow from $2.9 billion in 2022 to $4.0 billion in 2028. Moreover, centralization into a cockpit domain controller drives this growth. Additionally, it is fueled by the growing importance of user-experience applications.

The latest-generation Qualcomm digital Snapdragon Cockpit Platform provides automakers with one of the industry’s highest performance SoCs that come equipped to meet the user experiences of the next generation cockpit with a low-power and thermal profile. It also includes Qualcomm® Car-to-Cloud, allowing the end-consumer to have the latest features and capabilities through over-the-air (OTA) updates post-deployment. Additionally, it offers these capabilities throughout the lifecycle of the vehicle.

These products are now available at the Lantronix eStore:

  • Snapdragon Ride SX ADP based on the Snapdragon Ride Flex SoC
  • Snapdragon Ride SX ADP based on the latest generation Snapdragon Cockpit and Ride Platforms

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