Benefactors and Exhibitors

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AND EXHIBITORS


Benefactors

AAA
Automotive Tech
AutonomousStuff
Connected Auto
Continental
Draper
GTAI
Honda
Hyundai Mobis
IoT Now Transport
Magna
MHI
Munich RE
NSC
Optis
Quanergy
SAE
Toyota Research Institute
Velodyne
VTTI
wsp

Exhibitors

3M

3M is a committed partner in traffic safety around the world, we are working to increase safety through smarter infrastructure. Our goal is to help vehicles and drivers efficiently and safely navigate the road in front of them, and prepare for the road ahead. www.3m.com/roadsafety

AAA

AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah offers a wide array of automotive, travel, insurance, DMV, financial services and consumer discounts to more than 4.5 million members. AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers since it was founded more than 117 years ago.

Applus IDIADA

Applus IDIADA supports clients in their product development activities by providing design, engineering, testing and homologation services that fit their needs. Applus IDIADA will be presenting its expertise and services in ADAS and Connected and Automated Vehicles development and validation as well as its worldwide initiatives in the field.

AutonomousStuff

AutonomouStuff is proud to provide the world's most innovative organizations with the best products, software and engineering services to enable robotics and autonomy. The company was founded with the goal of bringing together the world’s best technologies to enable autonomy and increase safety. The top priority for the team at AutonomouStuff is customer success. Customers value the convenience of finding the most cutting-edge engineering services, perception, computing, GPS and interface components in one location.

Continental

Continental develops intelligent technologies for transporting people and their goods. As a reliable partner, the international automotive supplier, tire manufacturer, and industrial partner provides sustainable, safe, comfortable, individual, and affordable solutions. In 2016, the corporation generated preliminary sales of around €40.5 billion with its five divisions, Chassis & Safety, Interior, Powertrain, Tire, and ContiTech. Continental currently employs more than 220,000 people in 55 countries.

Draper

As a not-for-profit engineering research and development company, Draper focuses on design, development and deployment of advanced technological solutions for the world’s most challenging problems. Draper’s deep expertise in autonomous systems spans varying levels of autonomy and operational environments. Whether it be designing Apollo’s guidance system or self-driving cars, Draper has the hardware and software solutions required for autonomous systems, as well as expertise in the design and implementation of autonomous systems for safety-critical applications.

Exponent, Inc.

Exponent investigates present-day performance and future evolution of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems for collision warning and mitigation, autonomous features, and connected vehicle technology. Our consultants are involved in the testing and analysis of these systems as well as technical support services when these vehicles are involved in accidents.

gtai

Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.The organization advises and supports international businesses seeking to expand into the German market. GTAI free services include: Project-specific legal and tax support, Incentives and financing option consultancy, Strategic market entry consultancy, site visits, and contact initiation and local support.

Honda

Honda creates intelligent technologies that enrich lives and make the world more fun to move around in—on the road, on the water, in the air and beyond. Our driving inspiration will always be to enhance the joy and freedom of mobility for all.

Hyundai Mobis

Hyundai-Mobis is a global Tier One supplier (#6) to major automotive OEMs with 2015 sales exceeding $30 billion. Mobis has 20,000 employees worldwide in 27 manufacturing sites, 48 aftermarket sales offices and 8 R&D Centers to deliver diverse products ranging from chassis, cockpit and front end modules, brake, steering, and safety systems to multimedia, mechatronics, lighting and green car parts.

KVH

KVH is a market leading designer and manufacturer of high-performance fiber optic gyros (FOGs) and FOG-based inertial and navigation solutions for autonomous, unmanned and manned platforms. KVH navigation and stabilization products have been deployed across a broad range of challenging commercial and military applications, and are designed to deliver highly accurate data in the most demanding environments.

Magna

Magna Electronics provides innovative electronic systems through manufacturing facilities and engineering divisions located around the world. Our products include driver assistance systems, secure connectivity, head-up displays, electronic controllers as well as systems to support the growing trend of electrification and autonomous driving.

MSC Software

MSC Software develops simulation software technology that enables engineers to validate and optimize their designs using virtual prototypes. Through VIRES or Virtual Test Drive we are recognized as a leading provider of a software tool-chain supporting the development, testing and validation of automated driving, driver assistance, and active safety systems.

Munich RE

Munich Reinsurance America, Inc. (Munich Re) offers forward-thinking property-casualty reinsurance coverages and specialty reinsurance and insurance solutions. Within our Mobility Domain, we focus on establishing strategic partnerships and collaborating on pilot projects with our clients to develop risk management solutions for the new era of mobility, including autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, vehicle telematics and crash avoidance systems.

NSC

The MyCarDoesWhat national education campaign helps drivers understand and interact with their car’s safety technologies. The goal: a future that is crash free. The campaign features a website, videos, graphics and games about crash prevention and automated car safety features. Developed and operated by the University of Iowa and the National Safety Council, MyCarDoesWhat launched nationally in October, 2015.

Navitar Inc.

Navitar, Inc. designs, develops, and manufactures innovative optical solutions for clients and enterprises worldwide. Optical components range from high resolution imaging lenses, ultra-precision microscope objectives, fisheye, zoom and night vision lenses, professional grade cine prime lenses, wide-angle fisheye projection lenses, M12 board lenses, infrared (IR) solutions for aerospace, defense, drone and photonics applications and autonomous/unmanned vehicle sensors and lens solutions.

Optis

OPTIS CAD embedded solutions are fully integrated into your design process. OPTIS 3D High End Simulations allow you to experience your future product in a virtual reality center using a physics based approach that ensures safety and quality, enhancing visual signature of your products and maximizes effectiveness of your autonomous product. With these tools, simply enjoy working in a collaborative environment at any stage of your product life cycle, from design to engineering, to marketing. Optimize the development time and cost thanks to the OPTIS' flexible and efficient software tool set. OPTIS' software portfolio allows you to test and validate all human vision, lighting and sensor interactions from lidar, radar and cameras. In real time you are able to predict obstructions, aberrations, defects and other issues early in the design process. Virtually test dangerous or costly scenarios, ensuring future safety, going a long way towards your many millions of test miles required for autonomous vehicle testing.

Oxford Technical Solutions Ltd.

Automotive R&D teams around the world rely on OxTS navigation data to validate on-board sensor accuracy and vehicle position. OxTS systems blend data from precision inertial sensors and survey-grade GNSS technology to output a smooth and highly accurate stream of position and velocity data, even in poor GNSS conditions.

Princeton Lightwave

Princeton Lightwave is the leader in Geiger-mode sensing technology, which detects and processes photons digitally, precisely, and in real-time. Geiger-mode sensing delivers disruptive capabilities for navigating vehicles autonomously, for imaging the world in 3D, for communicating without being hacked. GeigerCruizer™ automotive LiDARs make driverless cars safer by seeing further.

PTV Group

PTV Group improves mobility and transport by using world-class software, data and scientific know-how gained from four decades of experience in planning and optimizing the movement of people and goods. We help cities, companies and people save time and money, enhance road safety and minimize the impact on the environment.

Quanergy

Quanergy Systems is the leading provider of LiDAR smart sensing solutions for real-time capture and processing of 3D spatial data and object detection, tracking and classification. Quanergy sensors, based on solid state technology, are disruptive in their cost, performance, reliability, size, weight and power consumption. These affordable LiDAR sensors enable broad deployment of ADAS and autonomous driving systems.

Quantum

Quantum is a leading expert in scale-out storage, archive and data protection, providing solutions for capturing, sharing and preserving digital assets over the entire data lifecycle. With Quantum, customers can Be Certain™ they have the end-to-end storage foundation to maximize the value of their data by making it accessible, retaining it indefinitely and reducing total cost and complexity.

RightHook, Inc.

RightHook is the leader in full-stack simulation for autonomous vehicles. RightMap, RightWorldHD and RightPlay are currently in use by researchers, OEMs, robotics, and AI companies to validate operation over billions of miles. RightHook offers solutions for testing software and hardware in the loop from Level 2 through Level 5.

Robotic Research, LLC

Robotic Research is a small engineering firm committed to finding innovative, cost-effective solutions in unmanned systems development, with a focus on autonomous mobility. Since 2002, our engineers have provided leading edge technology for a variety of applications and environments. Today, Robotic Research is considered an expert in leader-follower solutions.

SAE

SAE International is the ultimate knowledge source for the mobility engineering community, providing the technical resources engineers need for life-long learning throughout their careers. Automotive Engineering magazine is the #1 resource for engineers across multiple disciplines in the automotive industry. Learn about the new Cybersecurity Knowledge Hub. Visit sae.org and techbriefs.com.

SBG Systems

SBG Systems offers a complete line of inertial sensors based on the state-of-the-art MEMS technology such as Attitude and Heading Reference System (AHRS), Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU), Inertial Navigation Systems with embedded GPS (INS/GPS), etc. This technology, combined with advanced calibration techniques offers miniature and low-cost solutions while maintaining a very high performance at every level.
Our sensors are ideal for industrial, defense & research projects such as unmanned vehicle control, antenna tracking, camera stabilization, and surveying applications.

Seoul National University / ThorDrive

ThorDrive is a company that develops software solutions related to automated and unmanned technology. ThorDrive provides an automated and unmanned platform and associated products as well as intellectual properties that can be applied to other areas.
Core competencies of the company are in environment perception, planning, 3D map generation, and high-precision localization.
We test and validate the full stack of software modules with automated test vehicles in diverse and complex urban environments.

Toyota Research Institute

TRI's mission is to use artificial intelligence to improve the quality of human life. We are dedicated to making automobiles safer, more affordable, and more accessible to everyone, regardless of age or ability, and to expanding the benefit of mobility technology beyond automobiles, for example to in-home support of older persons and those with special needs.

Traffic Technology Services

Traffic Technology Services (TTS) is a technology company and information provider for connected vehicle applications. TTS utilizes existing public infrastructure to communicate to traffic signals and predict signal switch times. Our cloud-based solution, industry standard product, and nationwide deployment allows for immediate vehicle-to-infrastructure integration and applications. We predict traffic control.

TSS – Transport Simulation Systems Inc.

TSS – Transport Simulation Systems develops and supports the integrated Aimsun traffic modelling software, which provides an accurate and cost-effective simulation environment for testing connected and autonomous vehicles. Now with offices in Barcelona, London, New York City, Paris, Portland and Sydney, TSS services 4,000 users in 75 countries, including government agencies, consultancies and research institutions.

Velodyne

Velodyne LiDAR sensors provide a 3D model of the world around the vehicle, including calibrated reflectivity data for precise localization, segmentation, and object tracking and classification within the environment. Now Velodyne has introduced the VLP-32 sensor platform, further improving performance and range for those seeking the best data for Level 2 through Level 5 self-driving programs.

Vision Systems Intelligence

Vision Systems Intelligence (VSI) provides research and advisory on active safety and autonomous control features in automotive. VSI has mapped the entire value chain from sensors to processors to control systems, as well as the development tool chain. VSI offers the Autonomous Solutions Portal – a subscription-based research portal that offers insight and perspective on companies, products, and technology issues associated with bringing autonomous solutions to market. VSI also tracks cutting edge autonomous solutions from AV development kits to rolling vehicles.

VTTI

VTTI is working with private and public sectors across the industry to forge a safer transportation system by designing/developing, testing, certifying, and deploying advanced vehicles--including automated and connected vehicles--and leading naturalistic studies that deliver real-world driving data and analytics.

XenomatiX

XenomatiX offers laser-based, solid-state vision systems to create a high resolution pointcloud, resulting in highly accurate and reliable information of the road profile and possible obstacles. This metrology grade data can be used in a wide variety of automotive vision applications. Leading automotive companies have evaluated and approved this unique solution.