BANGALORE: Freescale Semiconductor and the Bosch Group’s Automotive Electronics division have inked partnership in the automotive electronics and systems expertise with the aim to create an automotive airbag reference platform. This platform will be for the surging and also booming automotive safety sector in the emerging markets like India and China.
The new airbag reference platform is completely based on chipsets from Freescale’s Qorivva 32-bit microcontroller (MCU) family and Bosch’s Airbag ASSP family. It works with the sensors from both firms.
Mr Henri Richard, Senior Vice President and Chief Sales and Marketing Officer for Freescale, said, “With this new reference platform, Bosch and Freescale are enabling local suppliers to adopt an airbag safety solution that helps them improve time to market, reduce design risks, is easy to use and affordable, and delivers the highest automotive quality standards.”