Skyworks Solutions, Inc., an innovator of high-performance analog semiconductors, announced that several of its semiconductor solutions are powering LG Electronics’ latest Online Connectivity Units (OCU) being leveraged across Volkswagen automobiles to enhance connectivity and convenience. Specifically, LG is leveraging eight Skyworks products, including advanced analog control ICs and integrated front-end modules.
The OCUs offer drivers seamless access to features such as smart home and location-based services from their vehicles. With more than a quarter of global vehicles expected to be connected to the internet by 2020, Skyworks is capitalizing on the need for advanced, next generation wireless devices addressing this growing market opportunity.
According to PwC’s Strategy& 2015 study, Volkswagen ranked first for connected car innovation for both safety and infotainment.
LG’s Online Connectivity Units are utilizing various devices including Skyworks’ SkyHi multimode modules and switches.