Infineon Technologies AG (IFX.XE) has joined Baidu Inc.'s (K3SD.SG) Apollo program to promote the rapid development of autonomous driving technology, the company said on Tuesday.
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The German semiconductor manufacturer said that its partnership with China's Baidu will focus on areas such as microcontrollers, sensor chips and information-security products and applications for self-driving cars.
The Apollo program was launched by Baidu--an internet search provider--in 2017 and has been joined by nearly a hundred companies, Infineon said. The program provides its partners with a software platform to develop their own driverless systems.
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January 09, 2018 03:53 ET (08:53 GMT)