Samsung Joins Autonomous Driving Fray

As part of its annual reorganization announcement, Samsung Electronics dropped an interesting nugget of information that it had established an automotive components team and its initial focus would be developing semiconductors for use in automotive infotainment systems and autonomous driving vehicles. Samsung is the latest heavyweight electronics company to get behind that self-driving car craze. Google and Apple have been in development of autonomous vehicles for years and have been active in developing APIs that would be used by automotive OEMs to connect smartphones and displays in vehicles. In October, fellow Korean electronics giant LG Electronics signed on with General Motors to provide key components for GM’s electric vehicle foray. Nvidia has been working on its own graphics processing units (GPUs) for deep learning and recently announced its new machine…


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