LG Electronics announced that the company will collaborate with chip maker Qualcomm Technologies to develop 5G automotive platforms.

South Korean technology giant LG Electronics has partnered with semiconductor company Qualcomm to develop 5G automotive technologies. He said that both LG and Qualcomm will jointly establish a research center in Seoul, South Korea to develop 5G and Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technology for vehicles.

LG and Qualcomm partnership
“LG plans to lead the next generation vehicle components market by combining our experience in automotive communication technologies with Qualcomm’s advanced connectivity solutions from LTE to 5G,” said Kim Jin-yong, Deputy General Manager of LG’s Smart Vehicle Components Business Unit. said.

Jin-yong says he is confident that the combined research strength of both companies will deliver significant benefits that cannot be achieved through independent work.

The 5G platform, which will be jointly developed, is expected to be able to connect vehicles to nearby base stations and fulfill various next-generation functions such as smart navigation, real-time broadcasting and emergency calls through in-vehicle communication.

Nakul Duggal, Vice President of Product Management at Qualcomm, said the partnership with LG demonstrates the commitment of both parties to developing advanced solutions for safe, connected and increasingly autonomous vehicles.

Nakul Duggal: “As the automotive industry moves on a clear path towards 5G, we look forward to working with LG to meet the demands of today’s drivers and to advance the commercialization of C-V2X technology in next-generation vehicles.” said.

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