On Tuesday, at San Francisco the chip technology firm Arm Holding owned by SoftBank Group Corp, pushed deeper into the automotive world with chip aimed at handling the streams of sensor data expected to help self-driving cars. Eventually for navigating the roads, pushing further into turf being contested by Intel Corp and others.
Arm’s newest design, expected to boom the market in 2020, is called the Cortex-A65AE and is designed around the idea of being able to handle the stream of data from a self-driving car’s sensor in near real-time, the firm trying to make it better-suited to cars with the help of new safety feature, Where glitches that are minor annoyances in consumers electronics could lead to crashes.
Arm is known as, the best technology supplier of mobile phones. Including both Apple Inc.’s iPhones and Android devices powered by Qualcomm Inc., it provides some of the underlying designs and technology for essentially all mobile phone processors.
Arm introduced its automotive-oriented, Cortex-A76AE in September. This was the first from the Arm with a new safety feature called “Split Lock.”