CEO of Qualcomm admitted that the most advanced technologies currently tested and applied in the automotive sector, and this trend will continue for at least the next ten years. Statement of Steve Mollenkopf sounded Frankfurtschool auto show. Next, the businessman noted that against the background of a slowdown in the smartphone market, this trend provides the company with Qualcomm unique chance for investment in promising innovative developments.
Mollenkopf explained that the modern automotive industry uses technology that is close and familiar to his company. So in the near future Qualcomm will carry out more investment in development for future vehicles, which will be equipped with intelligent systems, applied entirely new methods of interaction between man and machine (the use of gestures in BMW).
The statement of the head of Qualcomm backed by research company IDC, the results of which high-tech firms operating in the electronics industry by 2021 will increase investments in the automotive industry for 52% (51 billion dollars).