The self-driving technology provider Mobileye, a subsidiary of Intel announced a strategic collaboration with WILLER, a leading transport operator to launch an autonomous robotaxi service in Japan and markets across Southeast Asia.
- WILLER, one of the largest transportation operators in Japan, Taiwan and the Southeast Asian region
- Beginning in Japan, the companies will collaborate on the testing and deployment of autonomous transportation solutions based on Mobileyes automated vehicle (AV) technology.
- Mobileye and WILLER are seeking to commercialize self-driving taxis and autonomous on-demand shared shuttles in Japan, while leveraging each others strengthsThe prominent acquisitions and deals by Intel are mentioned below:
May 2020: Intel Corporation announced that its global investment organization Intel Capital, is investing approximately $132 million in 11 technology startups.
May 2020: The global technological solution provider Intel Corp is in advanced talks to acquire Israeli public transit app developer Moovit for $1 billion.
April 2020: Intel announced an additional $50 million for pandemic response technology initiative to combat the coronavirus. It helps to accelerate the access to technology at the point of patient care, speeding scientific research and ensuring access to online learning for students.
December 2019: Intel Corporation, had acquired Israel-based Habana Labs for $2 billion. Habana Labs is a leading developer of programmable deep learning accelerators for data center. The acquisition will strengthen Intels artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio. As per Intel, the AI silicon market expects to be more than $25 billion by 2024.
December 2019: Intel Corporation completed the sale of the majority of its smartphone modem business to Apple.
September 2019: Intel collaborated with Oracle, for high-performance capabilities of Intel Optane DC persistent memory into its next-generation Exadata platform, Oracle Exadata X8M.
April 2019: Intel announced a strategic partnership with Google Cloud to help enterprise customers seamlessly & deploy applications across on-premise and cloud environments.
Intel, headquartered in California, USA, is shaping the data-centric future with artificial intelligence (AI) portfolio and communications technology. Intel Corporation develops technologies that provide a seamless experience across multiple platforms, such as cloud, data center, PC, and IoT. The companys engineering capability helps secure, power, and connect billions of devices through smart infrastructure