Qualcomm to acquire Autotalks in V2X business push

Qualcomm Technologies announced the acquisition of Autotalks, a fabless semiconductor company, to boost its revenue from vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication business.
Qualcomm for 5GAutotalks provides automotive qualified dual-mode global V2X solutions compatible with multiple V2X standards that are designed to reduce collisions and improve mobility.

Through the acquisition, the production-ready, dual mode, Autotalks standalone safety solutions will be incorporated into Qualcomm Technologies’ expanding Snapdragon Digital Chassis product portfolio, the company’s comprehensive set of cloud-connected automotive platforms.

“We have been investing in V2X research, development and deployment since 2017 and believe that as the automotive market matures, a standalone V2X safety architecture will be needed for enhanced road user safety, as well as smart transportation systems,” said Nakul Duggal, senior vice president & GM, automotive, Qualcomm Technologies.