Thursday, January 3, 2019

Samsung to Supply Processors for Audi Cars
Press Release

The multinational technology company announced that its “automotive-branded processor, Exynos Auto V9, has been selected to power Audi’s next-generation in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system.”

According to a company press release, the technology chip helps provide an immersive driving experience that shows “content on multiple displays, providing information that assists drivers and passengers for a safer and more enjoyable in-vehicle experience” which includes the process of “visual and audio data for features such as face, speech or gesture recognition.”

The chips will make its debut in 2021.

Roku Adds Premium Subscriptions
Press Release

The digital media streaming company announced that it’s offering a premium tier that allows users “to add 25+ Premium Subscriptions from providers such as SHOWTIME®, Starz and EPIX.”

In addition to the premium option, users will have access to over 10,000 free ad-supported movies and TV episodes.

Netflix Announces a New Chief Financial Officer
Press Release

The on-demand video streaming company announced that it has appointed Spencer Neumann as the company’s CFO.

Neumann previously served as the CFO of Activision Blizzard and prior to that has held several senior level positions at the Walt Disney Company.

He succeeds David Wells who served as CFO since 2010.