LG, Qualcomm Explore Next-Gen Car Connectivity Solutions
KOREA and UNITED STATES – LG Electronics, Inc. and Qualcomm Inc. have partnered to jointly develop a range of next-generation connected car solutions. The two companies will also establish a joint research center in South Korea to develop 5G for vehicle and Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) technologies essential to the success of next-generation autonomous vehicles.
LG, Qualcomm partner on next-generation connected car technology.
In the partnership, LG and Qualcomm are bringing decades of R&D experience, including knowledge of 5G mobile technology. 5G is vital to the deployment of a fully connected car platform. With connection speeds of up to 5 times faster with 10 times lower latency than the fastest LTE technology, 5G will be able to deliver data at the speeds necessary in a real life driving situation.
The collaboration will be based out of LG Electronics' Science Park in Seoul. The two companies will begin working together effective immediately.