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NXP Semiconductors does deal with Amazon

by on17 November 2020

Car control on the cloud

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors has entered a strategic relationship with’s cloud computing unit to help cars communicate with data centres.

NXP is one of the biggest suppliers of computing chips to automakers and Amazon Web Services is the largest cloud computing service by revenue. The companies said the partnership would involve making a new NXP chip designed to aggregate data from a car’s systems and send it over the internet to work better with Amazon’s data centers.

“We see the opportunity to help (automakers) make impactful improvements throughout vehicle life cycles with new vehicle data insights and the ability to make continuous improvements using machine learning and over-the-air updates", Henri Ardevol, executive vice president and general manager of automotive processing at NXP Semiconductors, said in a statement.

The two companies said they would give more details about the partnership in a web presentation on 19  November when we will know a bit more.

Last modified on 17 November 2020
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