Automotive Innovation Transforming the In-Vehicle Experience

CES has become a showcase for the latest automotive innovations throughout the vehicle, from infotainment and cabin functions to advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving platforms. At Arm, we power this innovation with a wide range of automotive technology which is used by our extensive partner ecosystem to improve the in-vehicle driving experience.

This year, many of our key partners will be highlighting this innovation across the CES show floor by demonstrating the products and technologies running on Arm. This guide explores some of the demonstrations at CES that take advantage of Arm technology, providing a valuable glimpse of automotive innovation on Arm. Learn more about automotive innovations on Arm.

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Arm Automotive Partners at CES

Native Parity from Cloud to Vehicle

Ampere will be demonstrating CI/CD DevOps having “Native Parity” with SDV ECUs and Computer Vision with Machine Learning Inference on the Ampere Cloud Native Processor.

Apex.OS - Software framework for mobility. Safety Certified.

Apex.AI is a Palo Alto, Berlin, Munich, Stuttgart and Gothenburg-based company that develops secure, certified, developer-friendly, and scalable software for mobility systems. The company's flagship product is Apex.OS a robust and reliable meta-operating system that enables faster and easier software development for vehicles and safe autonomous driving.

Autoware Open AD Kit 2.0

Open AD Kit is the first SOAFEE blueprint, enabling cloud-native DevOps of autonomous driving solutions for Software-Defined Vehicles. At CES 2023, Open AD Kit 2.0 demonstrates a containerized Autoware project and eSync OTA Client/Agent running on the SOAFEE-enabled ADLINK AVA Platform.

AVIVA Advanced In-Vehicle Connectivity Solution

AVIVA is the automotive connectivity company enabling advanced multi-gigabit links for in-vehicle networks. AVIVA’s highly integrated and scalable solutions will enable vehicles to move vast amounts of data at ultra-fast speeds while delivering the performance, power, security and cost required for next generation automotive systems.

Accelerate Vehicle Software Development with the AWS Cloud

This demo showcases how a real automotive workload that connects to a CAN bus using AWS IoT Fleetwise Edge, can be developed in the cloud and deployed on Arm-based vehicle component leveraging the SOAFEE Framework. AWS Graviton EC2 is a key enabler of the environmental parity because it is powered by the same Arm CPUs found on many target automotive targets.

BlackBerry Accelerate

The demo showcases the QNX Neutrino RTOS as an Amazon Machine Image (AMI), running on an instance of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) powered by Arm-based AWS Graviton2 processors. The demonstration illustrates how developers can leverage “hardware in the cloud” to streamline the development, testing, and integration of foundational automotive software.

Canonical Ubuntu for Automotive

Canonical is the publisher of Ubuntu, the OS for most public cloud workloads as well as the emerging categories of smart gateways, self-driving cars and advanced robots. Canonical has been an early advocate and supporter of Arm processor solutions and continues to support Arm’s key initiatives across market-segments such as Arm SystemReady, PSA and SOAFEE.

Continental Automotive Edge Framework with Elektrobit Software

CAEdge enables faster development and deployment of distributed functions for scalable vehicle computing platforms across the IoT mobility ecosystem, (Vehicle/HPC, Cloud, Mobile) and includes multi-core Arm Cortex-A53 application NXP S32G2 processor. Automotive grade designed building blocks and system capabilities provide a clear path to production, enabled with Elektrobit’s Adaptive and Classic AUTOSAR and OTA products.

EVSec - An Automotive Cybersecurity DevOps Platform

C2A Security is a trusted cybersecurity solutions provider offering the only automotive Cybersecurity DevOps platform turning cybersecurity from a limitation to an enabler for business.

Creating a digital twin of the system using Arm’s virtualization in the cloud allows part of the automation provided by EVSec, for example, system-level security validation and security policies management.

DiSTI GL Studio HMI Tools and Demonstrations

With over 25 years of HMI expertise, DiSTI’s GL Studio is the world’s first C++, 3D, Safety Critical HMI tool for rapidly creating and maintaining feature rich GUIs. Trusted by over 700 companies, such as Boeing, Hyundai and Kia Motors, Jaguar Land Rover, Lockheed Martin, and NASA, DiSTI will highlight several Arm-based demonstrations at CES.

Elektrobit and Airbiquity OTA Update Solution for Software Defined Vehicles

Elektrobit and Airbiquity joined forces to enable OEMs to quickly and easily source and build an end-to-end OTA system. This automotive grade over-the-air (OTA) software solution combines Elektrobit’s in-vehicle OTA update software products with Airbiquity’s multi-ECU OTA platform including safe and secure multi-core Arm® Cortex-A53 application processors from NXP.

Arm Core Powered eFuses for a New Era of Cars

Elmos is a German-based manufacturer that develops semiconductor products primarily for use in automotive applications to make mobility safer, more comfortable and more energy efficient. The demonstration will show smart power distribution by autonomous local fuse functionality - switchable by communicated commands – allowing active diagnosis by permanent monitoring of current, voltage and temperature.

ETAS AUTOSAR Classic and Adaptive Solutions

AUTOSAR Classic, Adaptive and Autonomous Driving Middleware providing a safe and secure foundation for your application development to exploit the power of the underlying Arm silicon.

Mapless Autonomy Algorithms for Commercial Vehicles

Driveblocks software enables scalable commercial vehicle autonomy in mining, logistics and highway scenarios by removing the need for high-definition maps. The algorithms build a local environment model based on sensor data and operate in real-time on embedded Arm architectures. In addition, they are integrated with the containerized development and deployment workflows developed by the SOAFEE open-source initiative.

Audio Weaver / Audio Foundry

DSP Concepts is the global leader in embedded audio technology and creator of Audio Weaver, the audio development platform that makes innovation easy. DSP Concepts equips and supports engineers with real-time workflows to quickly stand up prototypes, collaborate and modify designs across teams, and deploy to the most popular ISAs like Arm.

Cloud-Connected Vehicle Network for Next Generation SDV

Green Hills Software is demonstrating integrated safe and secure technologies for use in next-generation Software-Defined Vehicles (SDV) running on Green Hills’ production-ready foundational software. Eight Arm-based ECUs and a gateway ECU form a cloud-connected vehicle network, enabling OTA software updates and intelligent ECU management.

indie is Empowering the Autotech Revolution

indie is creating next-generation Arm-based SoCs that help vehicle OEMs address the three key automotive megatrends of: driver safety and automation, in-cabin user experience (UX), and electrification. A ‘pure-play’ automotive semiconductor company, indie is solely dedicated to developing advanced silicon-based hardware and software solutions.

InnovizTwo Next-Generation Automotive-grade LiDAR

Innoviz is a global leader in LiDAR technology. Innoviz's LiDAR and perception software ""see"" better than a human driver and reduce the possibility of error. LiDAR and perception software are based on several of Arm processors. Arm processors represent a major part of the point cloud generated out of the LiDAR.

Raw Sensor Fusion and Perception Platform for Automotive and Off-Road Industrial Vehicles

When it comes to evolving and complex ADAS and AD market, sensor fusion and perception software is needed to analyze a car's surroundings. This requires the usage of multiple sensors such as cameras, radars, LiDARs, and others around the body of the car. As a result, ADAS and AD applications need the high-end computing power of system-on-chips (SoCs) . Usually all, at least most of them, includes Arm Cortex cores based on Arm’s world’s leading silicon IP for these intelligent system-on-chips.

Automotive Central Compute Demo

The demo, running on SOAFEE reference stack, showcases Marvell’s next-generation automotive compute, networking, security and storage software platform. The solution has containerized workloads representing realistic and diverse domain use-cases, all running concurrently on the OCTEON™ 9 family DPU, aided by orchestration and monitoring frameworks.

MediaTek for In-Vehicle Telematics

MediaTek provides the world's first 5G modem product MT2735 with a quad-core Arm Cortex-A55 CPU (in compliance with 3GPP R15 specifications) for in-vehicle telematics equipment, which can provide a perfect solution for the demanding system integration requirements of the in-vehicle environment.

NXP Safe Software-Defined Car and Electrification Demonstrations

Witness how NXP semiconductors (including many Arm Cortex-based solutions) enable the safe and secure software defined car with groundbreaking new applications and services. In addition, we will be demonstrating how electrification delivers more efficient and safer control of the epowertrain to enable a cleaner and safer drive experience.

NVIDIA Special Address at CES

Tune in to the virtual NVIDIA Special Address on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023, at 8 a.m. PT. Company leaders will detail the latest innovations made possible by accelerated computing and AI, including the Arm-based NVIDIA DRIVE in-vehicle compute platform.

Panasonic Automotive Systems AGL Demonstration for Software Defined Vehicles

Panasonic Automotive Systems Co., Ltd. innovates new value in car manufacturing and the mobility experience through the development of uniquely Panasonic software, devices, and in-vehicle systems. We will be demonstrating how a common automotive device virtualization framework (VirtIO) can empower Automotive Grade Linux(AGL) to be developed in a cloud virtual ECU with Arm-based AWS Graviton EC2 and seamlessly deployed to various physical ECUs, which echoes the SOAFEE approach for Software Defined Vehicles.

RTI Connext Drive: Connectivity for the Software Defined Vehicle  

RTI is demonstrating how next-gen vehicles can seamlessly run on a range of leading automotive platforms, including ARM-based cores. Stop by booth 4975 to see how RTI Connext Drive enables the Software Defined Vehicle supporting AUTOSAR, ROS2, native DDS, with COVESA and SOAFEE implementations.

Recogni Phoenix – AD/ADAS Platform

Phoenix is an AI based system, purpose-built for autonomous driving applications. It incorporates Recogni’s Scorpio AI SoC and an Arm-based SoC, in a scalable platform with a performance range from 150 to 2000 TOPS addressing compute needs of autonomous vehicles from L2+ to L4, with unmatched low power consumption and low processing latency.

Start Developing now with PAVE360 Digital Twin

PAVE360 Digital Twin Platform enables early evaluation of automotive designs. By shifting left, future SoC architectures using Arm can be specified before hardware availability, using key metrics to validate performance and drive decision making. Come and see PAVE360 in action at CES with our interactive “Beat the AI” challenge.

Automotive ADAS Custom Silicon Solutions

Socionext is an industry leader in architecting and delivering high Arm CPU count single chip custom SoC solutions. Socionext addresses complex automotive silicon needs in ADAS and sensors through custom integration of Arm CPU, GPU, VPU, ISP, and NNA IPs, as well as high-speed interfaces and analog AFEs for compute, LiDAR, and Radar applications.

Enabling Technologies for Software-Defined Vehicles

Sonatus builds platforms and products that empower automakers to innovate faster to realize the full promise of software-defined vehicles. Leveraging vehicle network processors based on the multi-core Cortex®-A53 processor, the company is demonstrating software solutions that serve as building blocks in digitally transforming vehicle architectures.

Software-defined vehicles enabled by STMicro's Stellar integration MCUs

Efficient over-the-air (OTA) firmware update in Stellar Arm-based MCU using embedded PCM memory allows new vehicle functionalities to be rolled-out in the factory or field. With Stellar Automotive 32-bit microcontrollers (MCUs) and STM32 MCUs for industrial and other applications, ST is a leading Arm partner with powerful development ecosystems.

Telechips Dolphin5 – Next Gen. Cockpit Domain SoC for Infotainment, Vision and In-Cabin ADAS

Telechips is an automotive Professional SoC Company for IVI, Cluster, Cockpit, ADAS & Micom, founded in 1999. The demo features the Dolphin5 Vision Cockpit Processor with a powerful Arm-based CPU/GPU for infotainment, ISP for vision systems, and NPU for In-Cabin ADAS applications.

ThunderSoft E-cockpit 7.0, HMI2.0, and RazorDCX Demonstrations

At CES, ThunderSoft will be demonstrating a range of solutions including a smart cockpit solution, a user-defined automotive world and a centralized intelligent driving decision controller.Thundersoft delivers a feature complete software stack based on Arm-based SOCs, including the collabrative cloud-native development and deployment framework SOAFEE.

5nm SoC Platform Architecture for ADAS/AD

Highly scalable 5nm SoC platform architecture for edge to central ADAS/AD applications in partnership with ADTechnology, Samsung Foundry and Arm. A combination of videantis’ v-MP6000UDX unified processing subsystem, which replaces specialized cores for AI, vision, DSP, or video coding, with Arm’s processor IP for state-of-the-art performance at leading-edge efficiency.