(20 April 2021, Hong Kong) – Intron Technology Holdings Limited (“Intron Technology” or the “Group”; HKEX: 1760), a fast-growing automotive electronics solutions provider in China, and Horizon Robotics, a global leader of edge Artificial Intelligence chip, together took part in the 19th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition starting on 19 April 2021, where they unveiled a number of jointly developed intelligent automotive electronics products and solutions. This is an exemplary successful showcase of the Group’s proprietary technologies in automotive-grade mass production application in the development on intelligent vehicle, intelligent network connections on IoT and automated driving. The product and solutions released has attracted much attention from industry experts and guests from home and abroad.
Since the joint announcement on strategic cooperation between Intron Technology and Horizon Robotics in 2020, both parties embarked on deeper cooperation elevating to joint R&D development in areas of products and technologies reaching “Double Collaboration”. Leveraging each other’s domestic R&D advantage and resources integration allows both parties to jointly develop intelligent driving solutions at faster and more efficient pace on a reliable and safe R&D platform for mass production. This has enabled the mass production readiness of intelligent driving solutions and application for AI-chips from Horizon Robotics.
The display area for intelligent automotive solutions products
The Group displayed 4 intelligent automotive products and solutions at Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition using Horizon’s “Journey” series chips, satisfying L1 to L4 automated driving requirements and covering products and solutions from ADAS to automated driving functions. In the area of automated driving domain controller, the solution released comprised using Horizon Matrix® Pilot 3 software which is co-developed by Intron Technology and Horizon Robotics, embedding three “Journey® 3” chips and adopts Horizon’s mass-producible AI-based compute vision solutions. This solution readily apply from L2 to L4 automated driving application scenarios, and provides software and hardware integrated solutions for mass production.
Horizon Matrix® Pilot 3, the automated driving domain controller co-developed by the two parties
Mr. Eddie Chan, Co-CEO and Executive Director of Intron Technology, said, “Intron Technology has proven its R&D capability, well-recognized and trusted by its customers and partners. For example on the joint mass production projects with Horizon Robotics, many customers have already expressed interests and engaged in cooperation projects, planning for mass production in 2022 or 2023. We firmly believe, given our unique business model, technological expertise, technological platforms for mass production and as an integral strategic partner of Horizon Robotics, we will foster more development of innovative proprietary products in the industry for intelligent vehicles and automated driving.”
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About Intron Technology Holdings Limited (英恒科技控股有限公司)
Intron Technology Holdings Limited is a fast-growing automotive electronics solutions provider in China focuses on providing solutions targeting critical automotive electronic components applied in New Energy, Body Control, Safety and Powertrain systems. The Group utilises its research and development and engineering capabilities to provide solutions incorporating advanced semiconductor devices to help OEMs achieve industry leading performance.
About Beijing Horizon Robotics Technology R&D Co., Ltd. (北京地平線機器人技術研發有限公司)
Horizon Robotics is dedicated to becoming a global leader of edge Artificial Intelligence (AI) chips and solutions that make life safer and better. It possesses leading AI algorithms and chip design capability. Through the integrated use of software and hardware, it has designed and developed high-performance, cost-effective and low-power edge AI chips and solutions to empower its cooperating partners. As for intelligent driving and AI and Internet of Things (AIoT), Horizon Robotics can provide very high cost-performance edge AI chips, the highest power efficiency, an open tool chain, various algorithm model samples and a full range of empowering services for its customers.