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Qualcomm (QCOM) Acquires Arriver to Augment ADAS Offering

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Qualcomm Incorporated (QCOM - Free Report) recently completed the acquisition of Arriver from SSW Partners.

The buyout will bolster Qualcomm’s ability to deliver fully integrated Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) solutions to automakers and Tier-1 suppliers.

Arriver’s Driver Assistance assets will accelerate Qualcomm’s efforts to deliver a leading ADAS solution as part of its Snapdragon Digital Chassis platform.

Qualcomm is well-positioned to provide advanced solutions that support the ongoing transformation of the automotive industry.

The company will incorporate Arriver’s Computer Vision, Drive Policy and Driver Assistance assets into its Snapdragon Ride Platform portfolio.

Snapdragon Ride Platform is a portfolio of high-performance central compute and vision system solutions featuring the Snapdragon family of SoCs and accelerator products.

Snapdragon Ride’s modularity provides the flexibility to leverage software functionality developed by automakers.

Qualcomm will expand its collaboration with Veoneer. The companies have inked a deal for the continued support for customers and technology cooperation in the development of ADAS.

They will engage in go-to-market activities, including on-the-road exhibitions of combined Qualcomm/Arriver-Veoneer ADAS solutions.

Qualcomm is working with all leading auto companies with growing momentum in the ADAS segment.

Qualcomm’s shares have gained 11.5% in the past year compared with the industry’s growth of 7.1%.

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