DENSO Corp. said it will showcase “the future of mobility” at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
At CES, scheduled for Jan. 8-11, “DENSO plans to feature the latest in automated driving and connected technology as part of its long-term commitment to help create the future of mobility,” the company said in a news release.
The technologies on display will include cybersecurity applications; cloud technology connecting vehicles to outside networks; and car-sharing features, all of which “further support the company’s recent push into software-based solutions.” They also represent the breadth and depth of technical areas DENSO is exploring and advancing to enhance safety and reduce environmental impact in the ever-changing mobility landscape, according to the company.
“Automotive is at a pivotal moment in which traditional products and parts are evolving and cloud computing, artificial intelligence and V2X are the future,” said Bill Foy, senior vice president, engineering, DENSO International America. “We’re excited to be attending this year’s CES conference to showcase the software solutions and technologies positioned to disrupt the industry and shape the future of mobility.”
At its booth, DENSO will have a simulator that enables visitors to experience the future of mobility first-hand. Some of the products and solutions on display will include:
- An in-vehicle edge computer to connect the host vehicle to cloud-based services and share vehicle information
- Blockchain technology to help protect against cybersecurity threats
- Delivery services leveraging secure mobility management solutions
- Driver-status monitors
- Telematics terminals for fleet management
In addition, DENSO will be joined at its booth by five of the startup companies it has backed as part of its long-term vision to accelerate innovation in electrification, automated driving, connectivity and the shared economy. The company has invested nearly $100 million in startups around the world.
DENSO-backed partners will demo the following solutions at the company’s CES booth:
- Dellfer will demonstrate a live cyberattack, generate an instantaneous alert on it in the cloud and stop the attack from progressing further.
- Metawave will show video of its van demo occurring at CES, which highlights the company’s advanced automotive radar and AI platform that classifies and distinguishes between autos, bicycles, pedestrians and other objects at long ranges.
- Thinci will demonstrate its Graph Streaming Processor, Autonomous Driving Suite and Plug & Code AI Platform.
- Canatu will display smart 3-D-shaped touch surfaces for car interiors, reducing driver distraction; and the new 3-D-shaped heating solutions, enabling autonomous driving in any weather.
- Ridecell will showcase the features of a free-floating car-sharing service, showing the full lifecycle of a rental, from back-office to actual vehicle, including the ability to remotely lock and unlock a car-sharing vehicle.