Samsung's Exynos Auto brand has just announced its first processor 'Exynos Auto V9', that has been selected by the German automobile company Audi to gear up its cars with next-gen In-Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system, which is expected to debut in 2021.
The IVI of the Exynos Auto V9 can serve content on multiple displays, delivering information to assists the driver and passenger's safety and includes in-vehicle entertainment.
The architecture of this auto chip is based on 8-nanometer (nm) process, packs ARM’s Cortex-A76 CPU cores, ARM Mali G76 GPU, premium HiFi 4 audio Digital Signal Processor (DSP), Neural Processing Unit (NPU), and a safety island core that supports Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL)-B standards.
The processor also supports fast and power-efficient LPDDR4 and LPDDR5 DRAM.
With help of this architecture, this processor can power up to a maximum of six displays and twelve camera connections that will help the driver to obtain the details on conditions of automobiles on a real-time basis.
This is a good start for 'Exynos Auto' to grab a huge deal from the German car maker, as the company said it'll continue to release various automotive chips for other functions including the Advanced Driver Assitance System that warns drivers about a potential threat on road.