Others Qualcomm Technologies Revealed the Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform By Nibedita Chanda Posted on June 9, 2016 Qualcomm Technologies has revealed that the Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform has desired at speeding up the adoption of advanced and sophisticated connectivity in the next generation of connected cars. As per the company, this platform is meant to solve the challenges like wireless coexistence, future-proofing, and support for several in-car hardware architectures. Qualcomm has said that they are the leader in automotive connectivity with over 340 million chips shipped so far that products for more than 20 automakers. It developed a product that is meant to maintain the pace with the rapid growth of the set of automotive use cases, and that is due to the latest advances made in 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communications. The Qualcomm Connected Car Reference Platform may be available by the end of 2016. Qualcomm Technologies is showcasing the Connected Car Reference Platform, with application demos from the collaborating companies that include OTA updates by Movimento, V2X communications by Savari, and vehicle data management and analytics by Hortonworks, at the TU-Automotive Detroit conference on June 8th. The chipmaker subsidiary’s VP Nakul Duggal said in the meeting that: “With the Connected Car Reference Platform, Qualcomm Technologies has developed a platform for automakers, module OEM customers, and developers that emphasizes scalability, modularity and security for integrating and managing multiple cutting-edge wireless technologies inside vehicles. We are pleased to introduce this platform to help enable best-in-class advanced connectivity solutions and services in upcoming vehicle designs.” The platform features in-vehicle networking technologies such as Gigabit (OABR) Ethernet with the Automotive Audio Bus (A2B) and Controller Area Network (CAN) interfaces. The company indicates that the Car Reference Platform will enable the automakers, and their suppliers will explore, and will commercialise connectivity designs with the help of modules and solutions. In the pre-market trading that occurred on Wednesday, the stock traded 0.86 percent up.