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Figure 1: The “Hardware” star, absorbed by the “Software” black hole

Hardware Consolidation: The Key to Reducing Costs, Achieving Long-Term Sustainable Business.

Executive Summary

Across the automotive supply chain, software-defined architectures appear to be following a clear path to ensure future-proof vehicles. With software architectures disrupting the traditional hardware-based automotive industry, progress in semiconductor component development is essential to consolidate and achieve the desired system simplification and cost effectiveness for the mobility industry of the future.




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