Head of Silicon Valley Innovation Center, Automotive Infineon Technologies, California, United States
The automotive industry has been working on autonomy for several years, and though there has been significant progress, it is clear that the challenges are far beyond trivial.
Innovation and technology advancements in many areas are enabling the development of more capable systems. For instance, 'Perception' (i.e., the ability for vehicles to 'see' and 'understand' its surroundings) is one area where the industry has invested substantially in bringing solutions closer. However, achieving the desired 'performance' or 'functionality' is just one of the pieces in the puzzle. The reliable operation of a complex system such as a vehicle with multiple inter-connected sub-systems relies on hundreds or thousands of components (hardware and software), all working seamlessly. This session will discuss key technology-related aspects that are critical to enabling robust, safe, and dependable systems for autonomous vehicles.