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The Automotive Tech.AD Berlin offers you the unique opportunity to position your business in front of leading ADAS & vehicle automation  experts and is designed to maximise your time with your target audience and new business prospects. From the thought-provoking plenary and business stream sessions to networking at the Icebreaker and World Café sessions, your company will be front and center. Do you have a solution or product and want to present, exhibit or meet active buyers?

Business Partners & Exhibitors of Tech.AD Detroit 2018

Multicore Programming Made Easy

Why Silexica?
Advanced multicore hardware platforms are nowadays finding their irreversible way into every electronic device manufactured. These platforms are currently programmed manually, which is difficult, time-consuming and error-prone. With the number of processor cores continuously rising, the software design complexity continues to explode. Without Software Design Automation tools, this challenge can’t be solved.
The award-winning SLX Tool Suite is an automated software development tool for Multicore Software Developers and HW/SW System Architects.

Key Features

  • Automatic parallelization of legacy code
  • Automatic software distribution to multicore platforms
  • HW/SW co-design of next generation products

Key Benefits:

  • Improves performance, utilization and energy consumption
  • Reduces time-to-market of new products
  • Boosts productivity of software designers and hardware system architects

Applications
Every electronic device manufacturer is faced with the multicore challenge creating various application scenarios for Silexica tools. Especially the exploding embedded high performance computing market is suffering from a lack of productivity

  • Wireless Communication
  • Embedded Vision
  • Automotive
www.silexica.com

Arm technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. Our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs have enabled the intelligent computing in more than 125 billion chips. Over 70% of the world’s population are using Arm technology, which is securely powering products from sensors and smartphones to autonomous vehicles and supercomputers. This technology combined with our IoT software and device management platform enable customers to derive real business value from their connected devices. Together with our 1,000+ technology partners we are at the forefront of designing, securing and managing all areas of compute from the chip to the cloud.

www.arm.com

Cognitive Pilot is a leading European company with over 25 years’ experience in AI field. We develop cutting-edge technologies using sophisticated DNN and bio model based on AI algorithms for road object and event detection; breakthrough innovation in low-level data fusion approach; revolutionary 3D imaging radar.

www.cognitivepilot.com

Dataspeed Inc. is committed to Making Mobile Easier. Founded in 2008, Dataspeed is proud to offer highly engineered hardware and software tools to researchers and developers working on mobility and robotics solutions. Our ADAS Kit (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) provides a unique and compatible research and development platform. Our technology enables developers with ultimate control over the throttle, brake, steer, and shift-by-wire controller modules. The CAN based interface allows algorithm testing and sensor evaluation. Our products and services are available, globally.

www.dataspeedinc.com

Established in 2014 by Phil Magney, VSI Labs provides industry with deep insight and analysis on the enabling technologies used for active safety and automated driving. Today, VSI is considered one of the industry’s top advisors by supporting R&D and planning departments within major automotive companies and suppliers worldwide.

VSI also conducts applied research on the integration of AV solutions. Through it own fleet, VSI has examined major functional elements of automated vehicle systems including by-wire control systems, sensor fusion, localization, odometry, and precision localization.

VSI offers various research portals that support product & technology planning, competitive analysis, IP discovery, and product engineering and development. Subscriptions to VSI portals are an invaluable tool for improving your competitive position with the emerging eco-system for automated vehicle technology.

www.vsi-labs.com

rFpro provides driving simulation software, and 3D content, for Deep Learning Autonomous Driving, ADAS and Vehicle Dynamics testing and validation. rFpro is solely focused on ground based road vehicle simulation. rFpro scales from a desktop Workstation to a massively parallel real-time test environment spanning multiple OEM and Tier-1 customers sharing the same virtual test environments in the cloud, connected to their autonomous driver models and human test drivers. rFpro is about accelerating your testing and validation of vehicles, vehicle sub-systems, ADAS and Autonomous software systems, in order to save money and allow you to bring quality products to market more quickly.

www.rfpro.com

understand.ai provides the high-quality training and validation data to enable mobility companies to develop with confidence computer vision and machine learning models that reliably and safely power autonomous vehicles. Our advanced capabilities include segmentation and bounding box annotations for LiDAR and video, with specific meta-attributes and instance IDs for object tracking. By applying specialized AI technology and continuous quality improvement to accurately and quickly annotate millions of images, we accelerate production of the ground-truth required to make autonomous driving a reality. understand.ai is headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany and has offices in Berlin and San Francisco. Our engineers have relevant experience gained at innovative companies such as BMW, Google, Mercedes-Benz.

www.understand.ai

TomTom empowers movement. Every day millions of people around the world depend on TomTom to make smarter decisions. We design and develop innovative products that make it easy for people to keep moving towards their goals. Best known for being a global leader in navigation and mapping products, TomTom also creates GPS Sport Watches, as well as state-of-the-art fleet management solutions and industry leading location based products. Our business consists of four customer facing business units: Consumer, Automotive, Licensing and Telematics. Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, we have 3,600 employees worldwide and sell our products in over 35 countries. Find out more at automotive.tomtom.com Got a question?

www.automotive.tomtom.com

Green Hills Software is the world’s largest independent supplier of safety and security certified software products and services for the embedded and IoT marketplace. For over 30 years Green Hills has helped clients solve the most difficult design challenges by delivering unmatched knowledge, cross industry expertise, a proven portfolio of  ISO 26262 ASIL qualified products and unequaled cyber security products and expertise to the automotive market.

Next generation ADAS designs will fuse data from multiple sensors to feed critical decision engines that execute a wide range of ADAS applications like lane departure, traffic sign recognition and pedestrian detection. This sensor fusion is ripe for consolidation on powerful multicore SoC’s in single ECU’s that may also incorporate adaptive driver HMI functionality like cluster, HUD, center console and extend to connected car V2x/C2C services. In addition to being designed for safety/freedom from interference, these complex platforms must also be designed with the utmost of security to thwart the growing number of vehicle cyber-attacks.

Leveraging Green Hills expertise in the design of highly available, highly secure, reliable and certifiable “mixed criticality”, products, ADAS architects can develop and deploy next generation ADAS systems with confidence while reducing cost and complexity.

 

www.ghs.com

dSPACE develops and distributes tools for the development of electronic control units (ECUs) and mechatronic systems worldwide. The company was one of the pioneers that opened up this market segment over 25 years ago, and has remained one of its driving forces to this day.

dSPACE systems enable you to reduce development times and costs dramatically when you design ECUs and controllers, which systematically increases your productivity. This is possible because dSPACE provides an optimal mix of standard solutions for rapid control prototyping, automatic production code generation, and hardware-in-the-loop simulation. Moreover, dSPACE offers comprehensive services from on-site user training to customer-specific system engineering such as turn-key HIL test systems.

Whether they are working on electronic combustion engine controls, alternative drives or modern driver assistance systems – virtually all international car makers and many of their suppliers rely on dSPACE hardware and software in their current development projects. For developing advanced driver assistance systems, dSPACE offers a well-coordinated tool chain, in which hardware and software tools interact smoothly throughout all the development steps. No matter whether you are integrating environment sensors or V2X communication, modeling vehicles and traffic scenarios, or running virtual test drives.

Dedicated employees are the basis of our success. Today, dSPACE has over 1,200 employees worldwide, at locations in Germany, the USA, France, the UK, Japan, and China. In addition, numerous distributors provide customer support in other countries.

www.dspace.com
Mechanical Simulation Corporation is the world’s leader in virtual prototyping software for vehicle systems, specializing in interactions between 3D vehicle dynamics, advanced controllers, driver behavior, and the road surface. CarSim, TruckSim and BikeSim provides a proven platform for ADAS/autonomous driving engineers to develop a scalable and robust simulation strategy essential for bringing tech technologies to market. CarSim, TruckSim, and BikeSim aid in developing and validating subsystems, complete vehicles, and controller designs including ADAS. The software can run as standalone or integrated with other software, HIL systems, or driving simulators. Mechanical Simulation provides these car, truck, and motorcycle simulation solutions, related training, and ongoing support to more than 100 OEMs and suppliers, and more than 200 universities and government research groups worldwide.

 

www.carsim.com
TASS International is a consolidation of five automotive divisions – Software and Services, Homologations, Safety Center, Powertrain Center and Mobility Center – resulting in a single business entity that supports the transport industry developing safety systems that lead to smarter, safer and greener vehicles.

 

www.tassinternational.com
Hamamatsu Photonics is a leading manufacturer of devices for the generation and measurement of visible, infrared, and ultraviolet light. These devices include photomultipliers, photodiodes, infrared detectors, image sensors, scientific cameras, and light sources. We also offer x-ray detectors and sources, as well as specialized photometric systems for semiconductor manufacturing, pharmaceutical development, nondestructive inspection, and academic research. Hamamatsu is dedicated to the betterment of life through light-based technologies. Based on this corporate philosophy, we conduct basic research on the fundamental properties of light, while also making extensive R&D efforts in the development of new products. Our devices are used in scientific, industrial, and commercial applications around the world. We have a global network of operations. In Japan: Global headquarters, manufacturing, and research facilities are located in Hamamatsu, Japan. Here we have four primary manufacturing divisions: Electron Tube Division (for products such as photomultiplier tubes, scintillators, light sources, and x-ray sources); Solid State Division (photodiodes, silicon photomultipliers, image sensors, infrared detectors, x-ray detectors, MEMS devices); Systems Division (scientific cameras, photometric systems); and Laser Group (laser diodes, quantum cascade lasers). Tokyo Stock Exchange, TYO: 6965. In the Americas: Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics. We have technical experts in our New Jersey headquarters ready to help with customer projects. Sales offices in Boston, Chicago, San Diego, and San Jose. In Europe: Hamamatsu Photonics Europe GmbH is the regional headquarters. Primary sales offices are located in Germany, France, Italy, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. Satellite sales offices in several other countries. In Asia: Hamamatsu Photonics (China) Co., Ltd. in Shanghai provides primary sales support in China.

 

www.hamamatsu.com

What’s…

…in it for you – and why partner at the Tech.AD Detroit 2018?

Partnering at Tech.AD Detroit 2018

is connecting you to the right people in a space designed to optimize your relationship-building and deal-making. Sponsorship gives you access to the an automotive engineering & automated vehicle audience through:

Multi-Touchpoint

Meet with 200+ senior level executives and leading professionals discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of autonomous driving.

Networking

Talk to the people you’re there to meet in more than 30 hours of networking. Host your own private breakfasts & lunches, C-Level One2One meetings, cocktail parties… Your prospects will get back to the office with your brand on their minds!

Branding

Have your brand featured on the main agenda, in our unique event app, in emails, on our website, and throughout the event floor space. Benefit from the ultimate social selling – share an experience with your customers. Showcase your brand in innovative ways via website, live channels and conference app throughout the full 12-month cycle, as well as having a physical presence onsite.

Marketing

Showcase your solutions and run product demos to drive demand amongst your target market. Benefit from our dedicated and extensive marketing campaign to assemble the intranet and digital workplace community.

Promotion

Promote your business as a thought leader in the autonomous vehicle ecosystem and launch a new product or business solution at the event.

Buyers

Get your product in front of the right buyers – senior technical and business experts driving technology & strategy adoption enterprises, SMEs & start ups, gives an invaluable networking opportunity, providing a social and enjoyable environment to meet with all conference attendees and speakers. Drive sales leads pre, during and post event.

Excellent opportunity to get a snapshot of the industry and communicate with peers!
Alexander Kreines
Harman/Towersec
The content was outstanding, as was the way it was delivered using various formats throughout the conference.
Rick Walker
GAMA - Georgia Automotive Manufacturers Association
Much more interactive than traditional conferences – better engagement between attendees
Andrew Whydell
ZF
I enjoyed the many relevant technical presentations and made good use of the opportunities to discuss common problems with the other participants.
Gregory Baratoff
Hyndai Mobis
This event was very well planned and engagement level was high. Rich in content and collaboration.
Kazi Ahamed
GM
Engaging discussions on pertinent technical topics shared at an appropriate depth for a broad audience.
Andre Welch
Ford Motor Company
Great networking opportunities, really interesting talks and presentations.
Ono Okagbare
Robert Bosch
Well-organized and fantastic.
Sagar Behere
Toyota Research Institute
Great opportunity to connect with industry peers.
Richard Hirschmann
thyssenkrupp North America LLC
Perfect event to gain insights and improve my network.
Oliver Rumpf-Steppat
BMW NA LLC

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We understand that the key reasons to attend a conference are to network, learn from our peers and make valuable business contacts. To facilitate this, we have created a range of bespoke packages managed through our dedicated concierge team, allowing you to maximize your time on site, meet the people you need to and create lasting value-adding business connections. These include:

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Discover who else is participating at the Tech.AD Detroit. Our unique Polaroid Picture Wall will help you identify who you want to meet at the conference.

Thought provoking...

…hosted Icebreakers, World Café Round Tables and various other workshops – 2 ½ days full with interaction uncover project details from other motivated delegates themed by Expertise.

Onsite Meeting Service...

…to make sure that your scheduled meetings will happen.

Say Hello

Get the show on the road. Discover who is joining the conference and why. To warm you up for the conference we invite you to get to know your conference peers. Have your business cards ready.

Icebreaker

Round tables on the evening before the first conference day. The Icebreaker is a first informal networking.

Networking Dinner

Wind down, enjoy great food and drink in a relaxed atmosphere to absorb all the new stimulations from the day.

Primary Media Partner

Smart Mobility Hub is the knowledge-exchange platform for automotive professionals, innovative technical pioneers and decision-makers. Learn about the most innovative technologies and how OEMs, Tier-1s, tech start-ups and research institutes pave their way into our vehicles.

http://www.smart-mobility-hub.com/

Media Partner

Since 2012, visionary companies in the auto industry have participated in the Autotech Council to discover innovation, build partnerships, exchange insight, and grow their professional networks. The result is earlier discovery of new innovation, better understanding of technology’s potential impact and timing, access to more entrepreneurs and investors, and in the big picture – getting better mobility solutions to market faster. Visit our website to review our member list and meeting calendar, apply to speak, or join our invitation list.

www.autotechcouncil.com

The Extension Media network delivers in-depth coverage of products, technologies and solutions across 25 high-technology communities focused on processor architectures, operating systems, bus structures/interfaces and vertical market applications including military/aerospace, medical electronics design, transportation systems, smart energy, low power, multimedia and wireless.

www.eecatalog.com

The Mobile Technology Association of Michigan (MTAM) is a non-profit trade association for Michigan’s connected technologies industry, businesses that provide those technologies, and the businesses – in all industries – that use these technologies.  We are the first state-based connected tech industry trade association in the U.S., and we are focused on increasing demand for Michigan-based connected tech products and services within the state, nationally and globally, thereby generating increased entrepreneurial and enterprise-level opportunities and creating sustainable jobs in Michigan.

We are also the statewide producer of Mobile Monday Michigan – a connected tech industry networking and education organization which is a branch of the international Mobile Monday organization based in Finland. Here in Michigan we currently have 4 chapters (Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing and Grand Rapids) with over 3000 members statewide.

www.gomobilemichigan.org

Driverless.global  is a specialist online resource, focusing on Driverless / Autonomous Vehicles, related Technologies and all aspects of the ever changing world of Transportation. We have a wide, increasing range of categories. Add your own Company Listings, Industry Events, Related Articles, Products & Services, Jobs and Opportunities.

www.driverless.global
Autonomite is shaping the future of Autonomous Vehicles. Through voice of the customer data mining and our highly acclaimed Autonomous Vehicle Community of Practice, Autonomite is the first to understand what future consumers of Autonomous Vehicles determine as fundamental and expected system characteristics. Please visit our site to see the latest news and jobs in Autonomous Vehicles!

 

www.autonomite.com
Autelligence is a leading provider of business analysis and independent news on automotive component technologies. Founded in 2003 to distribute research developments in the automotive industry to automotive professionals, it has evolved into a distinctive independent voice on developments in the industry. It continues to draw on contributions from leading journalists in the automotive technology field.

 

www.autelligence.com
Vehicle Electronics is a free monthly magazine for hardware and software engineers working in the automotive sector.

 

www.vehicle-electronics.biz
MEMS Journal is the largest MEMS publication worldwide. We cover the most notable MEMS news and developments to ensure that our subscribers explore and take advantage of the latest business development, commercialization and partnership opportunities. We provide the following services: strategy consulting market research and intelligence marketing and advertising business development executive and engineering recruiting intellectual property brokerage MEMS and semiconductor equipment brokerage We were founded in 2003, currently have 34,800+ subscribers worldwide and attract top-level executives, engineers and researchers who are active participants in the MEMS community. For inquiries, please email us at info@memsjournal.com. For more information, please visit

 

www.memsjournal.com
Tractica is a market intelligence firm that focuses on human interaction with technology. The company’s market research and consulting services provide industry participants and stakeholders with in-depth analysis of emerging technology trends, business issues, market drivers, and end-user demand dynamics across multiple application domains including home, mobile, health, automotive, enterprise, and industrial markets. Tractica’s global market coverage combines qualitative and quantitative research methodologies to provide a comprehensive view of the emerging market opportunities surrounding Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, User Interface Technologies, Wearable Devices, and Digital Health.

 

www.tractica.com
RoboticsTomorrow.com is a technical resource featuring Products, Companies, News, Articles and Events for the Robotics, Advanced Manufacturing and Factory Automation industries. With an emphasis on the state of the art and on the horizon technologies that have strong prospects of commercialization, our philosophy is to create an outlet where the industry can share information and report on itself.

 

The IoT Global Network, is a new destination for the IoT community. The IoT Global Network is a platform where you can connect with industry experts and network across the IoT community to build the successful IoT business of the future. The IoT Global Network will increase transparency across the industry, providing a comprehensive guide while informing and raising awareness of issues and industry regulation. With regular news and blogs from experts plus up-to-date information about IoT events around the world, the IoT Global Network is a dedicated resource for every IoT professional.

 

www.iotglobalnetwork.com
With exclusive analyst reports and specialist journalists, IoT Now is the leading global brand covering the Internet of Things, machine-to-machine communications (M2M), embedded devices and connected consumer devices. Delivering webcasts, bi-monthly magazines, white-papers, daily news and expert opinion pieces, IoT Now focuses on the deployment of these technologies across the enterprise, automotive, logistics, healthcare, utilities, travel, security and smart city verticals.

 

www.iot-now.com
The Internet of Things (IoT) is affecting every aspect of our daily lives, but none more than Transport. Car buyers see financial and environmental benefits in buying transport services, not vehicles. With vehicle connectivity and autonomy, this is changing the car, how we use it, and the business model for a global industry. Smart cities need integrated, green, and cost-efficient public transport services. Airports, ports and rail stations will benefit from greater connectivity, optimising the use of existing infrastructure, and rationalising investments.

 

http://iotnowtransport.com

Who...

…are our sponsors & exhibitors?

Our Business Partner are carefully selected to make sure that our attendees meet the right people. The Tech.AD Detroit is covering following areas:

  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) in Autonomous Vehicle Development: Tools & Algorithms
  • Safety & Security: Active Safety, Functional Safety, Operational Safety & Safety-critical systems
  • Sensor Fusion, Sensor & Perception Technologies & Computer Vision
  • Virtual & Real Life Testing, Validation & Simulation
  • Autonomous Vehicle Architectures, Deep Learning Architectures, Highly Scalable Architectures & Embedded Systems & Cybersecurity
  • Trucking Automation, Platooning & Deployment Scenarios
  • Enabling Technologies for Automated Vehicles & ADAS
  • Trucking Automation, Platooning & Deployment

Investments in automated driving technology and basically safety technologies experiencing unprecedented growth and this requires an all-inclusive event platform to bring its key contributors and influences together in the one space.

Driven by generating genuine business connections, Tech.AD Detroit is committed to showcasing your products, ideas and innovations and ensuring they are shared with the right customers in a new and exciting way.

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