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Xenomatix Honoured With Clepa Innovation Award

June 17, 2019 – XenomatiX, a true solid state lidar technology provider is awarded the 2019 CLEPA Innovation Award in the category of Connectivity and Automation for SMEs.

CLEPA, the European Association of Automotive Suppliers recognizes outstanding contribution and excellence in the automotive supply industry in the fields of Environment, Safety, Cooperation, and Connectivity & Automation.

“We are proud to win this award and be recognised for our innovation. We see the CLEPA Award as a confirmation of our unique, innovative and outstanding lidar technology, as we work towards our goal of becoming a disruptive Tier II lifting ADAS and AD to the next level”, said Filip Geuens, XenomatiX’s CEO

LeddarTech’s Mobility Leadership Series Takes The Stage At Automotive Tech.AD In Berlin And Sensor Solutions 2019 International Conference In Brussels

LeddarTech’s Mobility Leadership Series takes the stage at Automotive Tech.AD in Berlin and Sensor Solutions 2019 International Conference in Brussels

QUEBEC CITY, February 26, 2019 — LeddarTech, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform, announces its participation at two European industry events in March as part of the LeddarTech Mobility Leadership Series. Pier-Olivier Hamel, Product Manager, will take center stage at Automotive Tech.AD Berlin, while Heinz Oyrer, Strategic Partnerships Director, will be presenting at the Sensor Solutions 2019 International Conference in Brussels. Automotive Tech.AD Berlin:  On March 11, 2019, in Berlin, Germany, Pier-Olivier Hamel, LeddarTech’s Product Manager – Automotive Solutions, will present Demystifying LiDAR Technology for Automotive AD Applications.

Nuance Announces Plan To Spin Off Its Automotive Segment

Nuance Announces Plan to Spin Off Its Automotive Segment

BURLINGTON, Mass., November 19, 2018 – Nuance Communications, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN) today announced its intention to spin off its Automotive business segment into a new, independent, publicly traded company (“Nuance Auto”). The standalone entity will be a pure-play, next-generation automotive software company.  Immediately following the transaction, which is expected to be completed before the end of fiscal 2019, Nuance shareholders will own shares of both companies.  The transaction is intended to be tax-free to Nuance shareholders. The automotive industry is evolving rapidly as new technologies transform the passenger experience through shared mobility, connectivity and enhanced driver assistance.  Nuance is the market leader in voice recognition and cognitive assistants for car infotainment and communication systems and delivers critical enabling technology to help realize the future of mobility.

HARMAN Honored For Connected Car Innovation In 2019

HARMAN Honored for Connected Car Innovation in 2019

January 04, 2019 Connected Car North America Telematics & Cybersecurity User Experience & Design STAMFORD, CT, Jan. 4, 2019 – HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that its 5G-ready multiband conformal antennas for automotive applications was selected as the winner of the “M2M Innovative Solution of the Year” award from IoT Breakthrough, an independent organization that recognizes the top companies, technologies and products in the global Internet-of-Things (IoT) market today. The mission of the IoT Breakthrough Awards program is to recognize the innovators, leaders and visionaries from around the globe in a range of IoT categories, including Industrial and Enterprise IoT, Smart City technology, Connected Home and Home Automation, Connected Car, and many more.

Rightware and HERE reimagine the digital automotive user experience

Rightware and HERE reimagine the digital automotive user experience

Rightware and HERE Technologies announce the availability of Kanzi Maps, the new map renderer from Rightware, with fresh mapping data from HERE for evaluation and development by joint customers. The solution is available as a Kanzi Maps pre-release from Rightware and under a HERE Open Location Platform (OLP) evaluation license from HERE. Maps will increasingly become a central element of the automotive UX. Automakers now have the opportunity to visualize advanced automotive data, including highly accurate maps, lane data, and other location-based information, creatively across next-generation digital cockpits. Kanzi Mapsintegrates directly into the Kanzi UI development toolchain, enabling future autonomous driving use cases by fusing map, sensor, ADAS, and other data, while remaining true to the OEM’s visual brand identity.

Osram Shows New Smart Automotive Technologies At CES

Osram Shows New Smart Automotive Technologies at CES

  • Olaf Berlien, CEO: “We double the high-beam range for enhanced road safety”
  • Stefan Kampmann, CTO: “We provide virtual eyes for autonomous driving cars”
  • CES visitors will discover car lighting secrets in a 3D VR environment at Osram booth

LAS VEGAS and MUNICH – Osram, the global No. 1 in automotive car lighting, will unveil its latest high-tech automotive applications at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Jan. 5-8, 2017. “Osram’s car lighting technologies are designed to offer drivers smart and stylish design options, but most importantly, to significantly enhance road safety,” said Olaf Berlien, CEO of OSRAM Licht AG. “Laser-based car lighting is much brighter and enables a doubled high-beam range. The improved down-road visibility and clarity for the drivers increases safety for all on the road.”

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (October 16, 2018) – Xtime is proud to name Fletcher Jones Audi in Chicago, IL, as the winner of the second Xtime Customer Experience Excellence Award at Digital Dealer’s Conference & Expo in Las Vegas, NV, October 16-18, 2018. Xtime first partnered with Digital Dealer in April 2018 to create the Customer Experience Excellence Award, which recognizes a dealership or dealer group in North America that has demonstrated a strong commitment to delivering superior customer service. After receiving and reviewing numerous submissions, Fletcher Jones Audi was selected as the definitive winner, in large part due to their robust retention rates and customer-first business approach. “Fletcher Jones Audi is delivering on the technology-enhanced experience that consumers have come to demand, achieving 100 percent utilization of online scheduling and 88 percent tablet utilization on the service drive with Xtime,”

Spireon Redefines Vehicle Telematics with Hardware and Mobile Innovations, Fueling Strong 2018 Results

Spireon Redefines Vehicle Telematics with Hardware and Mobile Innovations, Fueling Strong 2018 Results

IRVINE, Calif., March 21, 2019—Spireon, the vehicle intelligence company, closed 2018 with eight awards and significant year-over-year growth across transportation, fleet and franchise dealer business units. The growth was driven by hardware and mobile innovations designed to increase profitability, improve asset health and enhance operational efficiency for customers. New solutions and a nationally recognized customer service department contributed to increases in revenue, active subscriptions, new business orders and average order size for several market segments targeted by the company.

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AEye Introduces Advanced Mobility Product for the Autonomous Vehicle Market

Pleasanton, CA – December 20, 2018 – AEye, a world leader in artificial perception systems and the developer of iDAR™, today announced the AE110, its most advanced product for the automotive mobility market. Built on the world’s most extensive solid-state LiDAR patent portfolio (with over 1000 claims filed), the AE110 features the industry’s only software-definable LiDAR, creating an open platform for perception innovation that lets software engineers optimize data collection to best meet their needs. A New Kind of Perception:  The AE110 is based on iDAR, a new form of data collection that emulates how the visual cortex pre-processes and customizes information sent to the brain. It does this by fusing 1550 nanometer (nm), solid-state agile MOEMS LiDAR, a low-light HD camera, and embedded AI to intelligently capture data at the sensor level.

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Visteon enhances DriveCore Studio™ through Microsoft Azure software for Cloud development of autonomous driving systems

LAS VEGAS – Jan. 8, 2019 – Visteon Corporation (Nasdaq: VC), a leading automotive cockpit technology company, is enhancing its DriveCore Studio autonomous driving development environment through software from Microsoft Corp. that maximizes the power and scalability of the Cloud. DriveCore Studio – part of Visteon’s DriveCore autonomous driving platform – now allows developers to tap into Microsoft Azure Cloud, Microsoft’s global, hyper-scale intelligent Cloud, to develop, test and validate algorithms. With global coverage from data center regions worldwide, the Microsoft solution brings highly scalable levels of processing power to DriveCore Studio, allowing automakers and developers to securely meet the computing demands of Level 3-plus autonomous systems.

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Introducing Verizon Connect and a New Era of Connected Vehicle Solutions

ATLANTA  – Today’s launch of Verizon Connect marks the completed integration of its existing connected vehicle division with two recently acquired fleet and mobile workforce management software companies under a single, combined brand. Verizon Connect is the culmination of more than $5 billion in investments, and offers customers a one-stop approach to connected vehicle software solutions and services that help drive safety, productivity and efficiency. Verizon Connect provides the connectivity and data insights to enable its customers to be more informed about vehicle and worker location, efficiency, safety, productivity and compliance. Verizon Connect customers also benefit from the combined experience of 3,500 dedicated professionals and nearly 20 years of telematics, mobile workforce and fleet management expertise.