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Tech.AD Europe offers you the unique opportunity to position your business in front of the world’s leading technical vehicle automation development 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?

Lead Partner 2021

LeddarTech is a leader in environmental sensing solutions for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems. Founded in 2007, LeddarTech has evolved to become a comprehensive end-to-end environmental sensing company by enabling customers to solve critical sensing and perception challenges across the entire value chain of the automotive and mobility market segments with its Leddar™ Vision sensor-fusion and perception platform. 

LeddarTech delivers a cost-effective, scalable and versatile LiDAR development solution to Tier 1-2s and automotive system integrators that enables them to develop automotive-grade solid-state LiDARs based on the foundation of the LeddarEngine™

LeddarTech has 14 generations of solid-state LiDARs based on the LeddarEngine™ platform operating 24/7 in harsh environments.  This platform is actively deployed in autonomous shuttles, trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, smart cities/factories and robotaxi applications.

The company is responsible for several innovations in cutting-edge automotive and mobility remote-sensing applications, with over 80 patented technologies (granted or pending) enhancing ADAS and autonomous driving capabilities.

www.leddartech.com

Business Partner 2021

The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Cologne, the Group employs nearly 20.000 people worldwide on all continents. It generates annual revenues of € 1.92 billion. The Group’s mission and guiding principle is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet the challenges arising from the interaction between man, technology and the environment.

www.tuv.com/world/en/

TTTech Auto provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. We specialize in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. With our leading technology solutions, we ensure safety and electronic robustness for a more automated world.

TTTech Auto operates under the umbrella of the TTTech Group, a technology leader in robust networking and safety controls, with cross-industry experience from more than 20 years of operation. The TTTech Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria and also present in several locations in Europe, USA and Asia.

www.tttech-auto.com/

NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

www.nxp.com

Algolux enables autonomous vision – empowering cameras to see more clearly and perceive what cannot be sensed with today’s imaging and vision systems. Computer vision is at the heart of autonomous cars, ADAS, mobile devices, security cameras (IoT), AR/VR, robotics, drones, and medical equipment, leading the next wave of market growth and social impact. Developed by an industry-recognized team of machine learning, computer vision, and image processing researchers, our patented and award-winning machine-learning technologies address the complexity of optimizing imaging and vision systems while improving the costs, time-to-market, and expertise challenges faced by product development teams.

algolux.com/

Livox is committed to LiDAR sensor technologies. By exploiting innovative opto-electronic and opto-mechanical solutions, Livox offers a unique combination of cost, resolution, range, compactness, reliability, and manufacturability. Our lineup enables customers to easily incorporate LiDAR sensors into their trial projects and mass productions. Livox is invested by well-known technology companies such as DJI and supported by their sales channels.

www.livoxtech.com/

Speedgoat offers state-of-the-art solutions for customers working in the automotive domain to fast-track their R&D activities, especially towards innovations in electrification, automation, and connectivity.

Speedgoat’s rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop target simulators –that run and test complex controls, digital signal processing, and vision prototyping– enable our customers to remain in the forefront of technological advancements in the automotive industry.

www.speedgoat.com/

Cepton is a Silicon Valley based 3D LiDAR solutions provider that is shipping next generation LiDAR products for the automotive, industrial and mapping markets. Cepton LiDAR delivers unrivaled detection, range, resolution and reliability at low cost to enable perception for the fast growing market for smart machines. Led by LiDAR and advanced image industry veterans, Cepton has moved rapidly to establish itself as a technology leader, progressing from the founding of the company to delivering three advanced LiDAR solutions and more than 50 customers in under 19 months.

http://www.cepton.com

 

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Critical technology trends in ADAS, V2X, and EV are bringing with them new test challenges and pressures beyond the here and now. ADAS and autonomous driving test requirements and devices under test are constantly evolving to take advantage of the latest technology. NI’s verification and validation test solutions are built on modular and open, commercial-off-the-shelf platforms, so they can easily be adapted as your requirements and DUT, evolves – helping you maximize test coverage in minimal time. Work with National Instruments to overcome the pressure of these rapidly changing test requirements using an open and easily upgradable platform that is designed for test system flexibility and enables you to test the vehicles of tomorrow today.

 

ni.com/automotive

Horizon Robotics is a leader of embedded Artificial Intelligence. We offer an integrated and open AI computing platform for inference at the edge, delivering the ultimate balance of high performance, low power and cost effectiveness. We envision a world of intelligent and connected machines, powered by AI, with a strategic focus on Smart Mobility. We enable autonomous vehicles of all kinds and all autonomy levels with our computing “brains”, to perceive, understand, reason and make safe driving decisions, and to make possible a host of safety and convenience applications in the vehicle AI cockpit. Horizon Robotics AI computing platform helps realize the vision of a safer and a better world. Founded in 2015 by AI experts and industry veterans, Horizon Robotics has received solid funding from large investors and respected venture companies. Our team of AI researchers, algorithms developers, software engineers, processor architects and system experts has proven its ability to imagine, develop and productize competitive edge-AI computing solutions, with products already in volume production today. Horizon Robotics is your trusted partner to harness the maximum value of the advances in AI.

www.horizon.ai/

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Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Our solutions help companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation. Siemens Digital Industries Software – Where today meets tomorrow.

www.sw.siemens.com/

Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. Velodyne’s founder, David Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems in 2005 as part of Velodyne Acoustics. Mr. Hall’s invention revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective Puck™, the versatile Ultra Puck™, the autonomy-advancing Alpha Prime™, the ADAS-optimized VELARRAY™, and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.

www.velodynelidar.com

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BASELABS is a software company and provides data fusion solutions for automated driving. Our tools and engineering services address both prototyping and series development of data fusion software to combine the data from all automotive sensors like radar, camera and lidar using object fusion, grid fusion and lane fusion algorithms. The resulting unified environment model enables driving functions like AEB, ACC, lane keeping and piloted driving in highway and urban scenarios. BASELABS serves customers like Hyundai, Scania, Einride, Continental, Denso and ZF.

www.baselabs.de

Business Partner 2020

LeddarTech is a leader in environmental sensing solutions for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems. Founded in 2007, LeddarTech has evolved to become a comprehensive end-to-end environmental sensing company by enabling customers to solve critical sensing and perception challenges across the entire value chain of the automotive and mobility market segments with its Leddar™ Vision sensor-fusion and perception platform. 

LeddarTech delivers a cost-effective, scalable and versatile LiDAR development solution to Tier 1-2s and automotive system integrators that enables them to develop automotive-grade solid-state LiDARs based on the foundation of the LeddarEngine™

LeddarTech has 14 generations of solid-state LiDARs based on the LeddarEngine™ platform operating 24/7 in harsh environments.  This platform is actively deployed in autonomous shuttles, trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, smart cities/factories and robotaxi applications.

The company is responsible for several innovations in cutting-edge automotive and mobility remote-sensing applications, with over 80 patented technologies (granted or pending) enhancing ADAS and autonomous driving capabilities.

www.leddartech.com

The TÜV Rheinland Group is a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Founded in 1872 and headquartered in Cologne, the Group employs nearly 20.000 people worldwide on all continents. It generates annual revenues of € 1.92 billion. The Group’s mission and guiding principle is to achieve sustained development of safety and quality in order to meet the challenges arising from the interaction between man, technology and the environment.

www.tuv.com/world/en/

TTTech Auto provides solutions for the challenges of future vehicle generations. We specialize in safe software and hardware platforms for automated driving and beyond, applicable in series production programs. With our leading technology solutions, we ensure safety and electronic robustness for a more automated world.

TTTech Auto operates under the umbrella of the TTTech Group, a technology leader in robust networking and safety controls, with cross-industry experience from more than 20 years of operation. The TTTech Group is headquartered in Vienna, Austria and also present in several locations in Europe, USA and Asia.

www.tttech-auto.com/

NXP Semiconductors N.V. enables secure connections and infrastructure for a smarter world, advancing solutions that make lives easier, better and safer. As the world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications, NXP is driving innovation in the secure connected vehicle, end-to-end security and privacy and smart connected solutions markets.

www.nxp.com

Algolux enables autonomous vision – empowering cameras to see more clearly and perceive what cannot be sensed with today’s imaging and vision systems. Computer vision is at the heart of autonomous cars, ADAS, mobile devices, security cameras (IoT), AR/VR, robotics, drones, and medical equipment, leading the next wave of market growth and social impact. Developed by an industry-recognized team of machine learning, computer vision, and image processing researchers, our patented and award-winning machine-learning technologies address the complexity of optimizing imaging and vision systems while improving the costs, time-to-market, and expertise challenges faced by product development teams.

algolux.com/

Speedgoat offers state-of-the-art solutions for customers working in the automotive domain to fast-track their R&D activities, especially towards innovations in electrification, automation, and connectivity.

Speedgoat’s rapid control prototyping and hardware-in-the-loop target simulators –that run and test complex controls, digital signal processing, and vision prototyping– enable our customers to remain in the forefront of technological advancements in the automotive industry.

www.speedgoat.com/

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dSPACE offers an end-to-end tool chain for ADAS and highly automated driving from a single source with perfectly matched tools that interact smoothly throughout all development steps. Visit dSPACE in the exhibit hall to see their newest solutions including the dSPACE automotive radar testing system for over-the-air simulation of radar sensors. With 1,700+ employees worldwide, dSPACE is headquartered in Paderborn, Germany, and operates regional dSPACE companies in the USA, the UK, France, Japan, China, and Croatia. Learn more at:

www.dspaceinc.com

Cepton is a Silicon Valley based 3D LiDAR solutions provider that is shipping next generation LiDAR products for the automotive, industrial and mapping markets. Cepton LiDAR delivers unrivaled detection, range, resolution and reliability at low cost to enable perception for the fast growing market for smart machines. Led by LiDAR and advanced image industry veterans, Cepton has moved rapidly to establish itself as a technology leader, progressing from the founding of the company to delivering three advanced LiDAR solutions and more than 50 customers in under 19 months.

http://www.cepton.com

 

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Critical technology trends in ADAS, V2X, and EV are bringing with them new test challenges and pressures beyond the here and now. ADAS and autonomous driving test requirements and devices under test are constantly evolving to take advantage of the latest technology. NI’s verification and validation test solutions are built on modular and open, commercial-off-the-shelf platforms, so they can easily be adapted as your requirements and DUT, evolves – helping you maximize test coverage in minimal time. Work with National Instruments to overcome the pressure of these rapidly changing test requirements using an open and easily upgradable platform that is designed for test system flexibility and enables you to test the vehicles of tomorrow today.

 

ni.com/automotive

Hexagon has a unique leading edge autonomous driving simulation and testing toolset which is the largest by far. Through a series of acquisitions of MSC Software, VIRES and AutonomouStuff and indigenous domain expertise in metrology sensors, GPS software, smart city and positioning intelligence solution, Hexagon delivers a smart environment for autonomous car projects. It includes solutions for domains like Vehicle CAE Modeling, Sensor Measurements and Modelling, 3D Environment modeling, Scenario Testing, Data Management, AI Driver and above all, an open platform on which to integrate these. The automation driving simulation and testing toolset enable companies to simulate millions of scenarios with realistic perceptions of the platform VTD (Virtual Test Drive). VTD generates images that contain situational data, which can be implemented to train the AI Driver.

http://www.mscsoftware.com/

Horizon Robotics is a leader of embedded Artificial Intelligence. We offer an integrated and open AI computing platform for inference at the edge, delivering the ultimate balance of high performance, low power and cost effectiveness. We envision a world of intelligent and connected machines, powered by AI, with a strategic focus on Smart Mobility. We enable autonomous vehicles of all kinds and all autonomy levels with our computing “brains”, to perceive, understand, reason and make safe driving decisions, and to make possible a host of safety and convenience applications in the vehicle AI cockpit. Horizon Robotics AI computing platform helps realize the vision of a safer and a better world. Founded in 2015 by AI experts and industry veterans, Horizon Robotics has received solid funding from large investors and respected venture companies. Our team of AI researchers, algorithms developers, software engineers, processor architects and system experts has proven its ability to imagine, develop and productize competitive edge-AI computing solutions, with products already in volume production today. Horizon Robotics is your trusted partner to harness the maximum value of the advances in AI.

www.horizon.ai/

MSC Software is a global leader in helping product manufacturers to advance their engineering methods with simulation software and services. As a trusted partner, MSC Software helps companies improve quality, save time, and reduce costs associated with design and test of manufactured products. Academic institutions, researchers, and students employ MSC’s technology to expand individual knowledge as well as expand the horizon of simulation. MSC Software employs 1,300 professionals in 20 countries. For more information about MSC Software’s products and services, please visit: www.mscsoftware.com

MSC Software is part of Hexagon (Nasdaq Stockholm: HEXA B; hexagon.com), a leading global provider of information technology solutions that drive productivity and quality across geospatial and industrial landscapes.

www.mscsoftware.com/

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Siemens Digital Industries Software is driving transformation to enable a digital enterprise where engineering, manufacturing and electronics design meet tomorrow. Our solutions help companies of all sizes create and leverage digital twins that provide organizations with new insights, opportunities and levels of automation to drive innovation. Siemens Digital Industries Software – Where today meets tomorrow.

www.sw.siemens.com/

Silexica provides software development solutions that enable technology companies to take intelligent products from concept to deployment by mastering state-of-the-art computing at the edge. The SLX programming tools analyze how software runs on heterogeneous compute platforms and provide deep system understanding for the developer.

Silexica was founded in 2014 and has so far received $28 million in funding. With its headquarters in Germany and offices in the US and Japan, a team of world-leading software engineers supports markets including automotive & ADAS, aerospace & defense, 5G wireless,  robotics, and other rapidly transforming industries.

www.silexica.com

Velodyne provides smart, powerful lidar solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough lidar sensor technologies. Velodyne’s founder, David Hall, invented real-time surround view lidar systems in 2005 as part of Velodyne Acoustics. Mr. Hall’s invention revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective Puck™, the versatile Ultra Puck™, the autonomy-advancing Alpha Prime™, the ADAS-optimized VELARRAY™, and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.

www.velodynelidar.com

Scale accelerates the development of AI applications by helping machine learning teams generate high-quality ground truth data. Our advanced LiDAR, image, video and NLP annotation APIs allow machine learning teams at companies like OpenAI, Lyft, Pinterest, and Airbnb focus on building differentiated models vs. labeling data.

scale.com/

Western Digital is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Our solutions are at the heart of breakthrough discoveries, and enable the flow of information that leads to smarter decisions and deeper connections. We create environments for data to thrive so people, relationships and experiences thrive. #LetDataThrive

www.westerndigital.com/

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TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist, shaping mobility with highly accurate maps, navigation software, real-time traffic information and services. To achieve our vision of a safer world, free of congestion and emissions, we create innovative technologies that keep the world moving. By combining our extensive experience with leading business and technology partners, we power connected vehicles, smart mobility and, ultimately, autonomous driving.  Headquartered in Amsterdam with offices in 30 countries, TomTom’s technologies are trusted by hundreds of millions of people worldwide. For more information, visit our website at

www.tomtom.com/

AEye is an artificial perception pioneer and creator of iDAR™, a perception system that acts as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. Since its demonstration of its solid-state LiDAR scanner in 2013, AEye has pioneered breakthroughs in intelligent sensing. The company is based in the San Francisco Bay Area, and backed by world-renowned investors, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Taiwania Capital, Hella Ventures, LG Electronics, Subaru-SBI, Aisin, Intel Capital, and Airbus Ventures.

www.aeye.ai/

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH is the German specialist for automotive LIDAR sensor technology located in Hamburg. In addition to the state of the art laser scanners, Ibeo develops software for environmental detection, referencing tools for Highly Automated Driving and Autonomous Driving (HAD/AD) systems as well as Highly Automated Driving and Mapping & Localization applications. Since the company’s founding in 2009, the engineers and software developers at Ibeo have been promoting LIDAR technology and developing new software applications for automated and autonomous driving to make driving a more relaxed activity and to increase road safety for all traffic participants. In August 2016, the German automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG acquired a 40 % stake in Ibeo. This stake was then incorporated in Zukunft Ventures GmbH, a subsidiary of ZF, to pave the way for the serial production of a new generation of 4D solid state LIDAR sensors without a rotating mirror. A second project is the fusion of various sensor technologies for even more sophisticated environmental perception to establish a basis for Autonomous Driving.

www.ibeo-as.com/

AImotive is primed to bring global accessibility to self-driving vehicles, faster and safer than any other company in the world. As the first to deliver AI-powered enablement of Level 5 self-driving vehicles, AImotive provides OEMs the necessary global scalability, accessibility and safety to rapidly meet the needs of billions of people all over the world. The company’s suite of products, including aiDrive, aiKit and aiWare, deliver the robust technology required to operate self-driving vehicles in all conditions, and capable of adapting in realtime to different driving styles and cultures. AImotive is committed to improving the lives of people worldwide with an affordable, safe and comfortable self-driving environment. AImotive is a privately held company, headquartered in Budapest with offices in Mountain View, California.

www.aimotive.com

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BASELABS is a software company and provides data fusion solutions for automated driving. Our tools and engineering services address both prototyping and series development of data fusion software to combine the data from all automotive sensors like radar, camera and lidar using object fusion, grid fusion and lane fusion algorithms. The resulting unified environment model enables driving functions like AEB, ACC, lane keeping and piloted driving in highway and urban scenarios. BASELABS serves customers like Hyundai, Scania, Einride, Continental, Denso and ZF.

www.baselabs.de

INCHRON is the worldwide leading provider of solutions for the design and test of embedded systems and networks, with a focus on performance and real-time. Our philosophy is to support customers with our worldwide unique know-how and with our excellent tools.

www.inchron.com/

Zala ZONE, the proving ground project near Zalaegerszeg, Hungary is unique in its integration of the testing of both classic vehicle dynamics and the multiple testing possibilities for autonomous vehicles and autonomous vehicle modules, as well as validation testing for electric vehicles.

Phase 1 of the project is to be completed by September 2018, opening the Proving Ground for operation. The primary users of the proving ground will be the R&D divisions of the vehicle industry’s OEMs, Tier1 and Tier2 suppliers, established companies from the telecommunication technologies sector, and start-up from both the IT and vehicle sector.

The project is being realized on a 250-ha area. Phase 1 of the PG project includes the realization of the following: dynamic platform, special surface module for brake testing, a high-speed handling course for driveability tests, and the modules connecting roads. Additionally, in Phase 1, a dedicated urban zone or smart city environment will be developed, making it possible for repeatable tests of special traffic situations to be created.

The testing opportunities of the proving ground will be extended by both an urban public road testing environment in the nearby City of Zalaegerszeg, as well as rural road and highway testing opportunities provided by the special 4 lane test road R76 together with other Hungarian, Slovenian, and Austrian roads. The inclusion of Hungarian, Slovenian, and Austrian test roads make the Zala Zone extended proving ground project currently the only known tri-national proving ground and autonomous vehicle test bed project in Europe.

www.zalazone.hu

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Millions of vehicles contain software developed with Green Hills Software’s Automotive Platforms, which span all automotive subsystems and offer: scalable run-time environments with secure partitions, multicore virtualization, fast boot, and advanced tools that reduce costs and time-to-market. Products in our automotive platforms have achieved the highest levels of safety certifications.

www.ghs.com

AutonomouStuff is proud to provide the industry’s most advanced organizations with the best products, software and engineering services to enable robotics and autonomy. The company has provided solutions for automated driving to more than 2,000 customers worldwide. The top priority for the team at AutonomouStuff is customer success. Customers value the convenience of finding the most cutting-edge modular-based automation software solutions, engineering services, perception, computing, GPS and interface components in one location. They become repeat customers because of the unmatched service and support they receive. The team takes great pride in enabling the future of transportation.

www.AutonomouStuff.com

At ITK Engineering, we work together on customer-specific development projects in the areas of software development, embedded systems and control systems. Renowned customers from the automotive, aerospace, medical technology and motorsports industries rely on our team when it comes to technologically advanced engineering services.

www.itk-karriere.de/en/

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Samasource is your trusted partner for the creation and annotation of high-quality training data for AI machine learning algorithms. With their experienced workforce, consultative project management, and innovative technology they support R&D departments and Data Scientist teams with structured data for their deep learning algorithms. Samasource works on computer vision and natural language processing for applications such as self-driving cars, facial recognition, satellite image analysis, chatbots, and everything in between.

www.samasource.com/

Based on more then 20 years of research and development on localization of vehicles using GNSS in sensor data fusion systems, NAVENTIK was founded as a spinoff from University of Technologies Chemnitz. NAVENTIK’s mission is to provide high performance vehicle localization technology to mass market applications. Please contact us for more information.

naventik.de/

Arbe Robotics is the world’s first company to demonstrate ultra high-resolution 4D imaging radar with post-processing and Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM). It is disrupting autonomous vehicle sensor development by bridging the gap between radar and optics with its proprietary imaging solution that provides optic sensor resolution with the reliability and maturity of radar technology for all levels of vehicle autonomy. Headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, Arbe has business development and customer service locations in China and the United States. The company was founded in 2015 and is backed by 360 Capital Partners, Canaan Partners Israel, iAngels, Maniv Mobility, Taya Ventures, and O.G. Tech Ventures.

www.arberobotics.com/

Cognitive Pilot develops perception-focused solutions for automotive ADAS systems, agricultural machinery and railway transport. The company has profound expertise in 4D radar development that makes it possible to reach extremely high accuracy metrics of object detection using LLDF. Years of advanced engineering contracts with major Tier-1/2 automotive suppliers crafted the company’s perfection in delivering disrupting results in the field of weather-robust perception systems for AD.

http://cognitivepilot.com/

Founded in 2007 and based in Holzkirchen and Pittsburgh, USA, 3D Mapping Solution GmbH is one of the leading experts in the fields of high-accuracy kinematic surveying of public roads, proving grounds, race tracks and rough road test tracks of any kind. In addition, the high-end kinematic engineering surveying of railway tunnels or subway networks are core competences.

Essential for the exact digitalization of the 360° corridor are high-end laser scanners, a fully georeferenced high-resolution multi-camera system and a high-end inertial system for complete compensation of vehicle movement. The unique quality and accuracy of any data is a USP for 3D Mapping Solutions and guaranteed by a rigid quality management.

High-precision as built-plans are exported into appropriate formats including all objects, attributes and the complete, complex topological structure and thus may be used directly for customer applications. Examples are the use of high-fidelity maps as in-car reference for autonomous driving developments, simulation for vehicle dynamics development and driving simulation on digital twins of complete road networks.

www.3d-mapping.de/

Helm is an early stage autonomous vehicle startup currently in stealth.

www.helm.ai/

At AAI we are pursuing the mission to „Create a replica of the world“ for automated driving simulation. Since 2017 we are developing highly specialized software tools and simulation services for the development of automated driving functions and autonomous vehicles.

With our naturalistic traffic simulation, it is possible to test automated driving algorithms based on long-haul test drives in simulation (endurance test). The test results will uncover unforeseen edge cases as well as indicate the robustness of the algorithms under test.

On the other hand, scenario-based testing in simulation is the most suitable procedure for executing huge bulks of known test cases. With our AAI Scenario Cloning services, we extract and script scenarios observable in real-world test drive sensor recordings via our highly automated pipeline. These scenario files can be used for regression testing and allow test automation for identification of critical thresholds for validation with road tests.

www.automotive-ai.com/

Annotell is on a mission to ensure autonomous vehicles are safe. To do this Annotell offers a comprehensive annotation platform, with support for all AD/ADAS use-cases such as LiDAR/image fusion, SLAM on LiDAR, segmentation of LiDAR point-clouds etc. We also offer an efficient KPI solution, data transcoding from MDF4 files, data curation and more. Annotell is the only pure AD/ADAS data company, completely focused on ground-truth and KPIs for AD/ADAS.

www.annotell.com/

The Automotive Solution Center for Simulation e.V. – asc(s was founded 2008 as a non-profit research association. The asc(s head office in Stuttgart pursues the aim of promoting application-oriented research in the field of automotive engineering by the use of information and communication technology. It also supports the accelerated transfer of scientific findings from the field of numerical simulation to industrial applications. The asc(s network currently consists of 35 members from science and automotive industry. Since 2018 the asc(s is operator of the ENVITED marketplace (www.envited.market) – an open community platform for stakeholders who are involved in the virtual design, validation and certification process of highly automated driving functions. The ENVITED marketplace offers ist members a compliant cross-organizational framework for research, high quality test data, concepts for trustfull and tracable data exchange as well as strengthening the quantity and quality of simulation experts.

About the Tezos Foundation

The Tezos Foundation is a Swiss non-profit foundation that supports and fosters the Tezos protocol, a blockchain technology that evolves by upgrading itself. Tezos stakeholders vote on changes to the protocol to reach social consensus on proposals, creating a secure and organic upgrading process. The protocol’s Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus algorithm, on-chain governance system, and the ability to facilitate formal verification, make Tezos an ideal long-term solution for digital transactions, including smart contracts and security token offerings (STOs). Tezos is fully decentralized and it is the role of the Tezos Foundation to support the development and long-term success of the protocol and ecosystem. https://tezos.foundation/

About Tezos

The Tezos protocol is a decentralized blockchain network that evolves by upgrading itself. Stakeholders of the Tezos blockchain vote on amendments to the protocol to reach social consensus on proposals, creating a secure and organic upgrading system. The protocol’s on chain governance system, Proof-of-Stake (PoS), and ability to facilitate formal verification, make Tezos an ideal long-term solution for digital transactions, including smart contracts and STOs. Tezos is fully decentralized and individuals can transact in digital assets using its native digital currency, tez. tezos.com/

 

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ICT Group has more than 20 years of experience in the international automotive industry, working across the OEM supply chains with well-known Tier 1 and Tier 2 suppliers in Europe, Asia, USA. We provide system and software engineering services that help the automotive OEM industry to make their vehicles more autonomous, safe and connected. Our solutions provide cognitive computing capabilities that can accurately process large amounts of data from vehicle sensors. Smart camera’s with highly-efficient image recognition engines enable the vehicle to understand it’s environment, such as traffic sign recognition, lane detection, light and pedestrian detection. To accelerate the driving safety, we provide software conforming to the ISO 26262 functionality safety for automotive. Closely related, ICT Group is at the forefront of many of the latest developments in the field of connectivity, enabling vehicles receiving useful information from roadside infrastructure and utilization of big data generated from vehicles to improve traffic control and accident-related measures. Volkswagen is a large customer in this segment, next to other end customers such as Audi, Daimler and Porsche. With our model-based development tools we enable our clients to automatically generate and seamlessly integrate this software without programming skills.

ict.eu/markets/automotive-mobility/

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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

At atlatec, we build HAD mapping technology. We use nothing but cameras and GPS to build high fidelity 3D maps. We support our customers from the autonomous vehicle industry with best-in-class mapping technology. Our team is composed of senior researchers and engineers who share a passion for solving real-world problems.

 

www.atlatec.de/

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Segments.ai’s mission is to automate image labeling and drive labeling cost to zero, focusing on automotive. We help you to drastically reduce human effort involved in labeling massive datasets on pixel level for segmentation purposes. Our cloud platform & API covers efficient single-click labeling interfaces & automated proposals, allowing easy integration in your existing ML pipeline, whether on training or validation level. Active learning with uncertainty prediction and data distillation are on the way, the latter effectively answering the question which data needs to be labeled.

segments.ai/

Teraki is a key driver for scaling of Insurance, Predictive Maintenance and Autonomous Driving Applications by enabling access to more qualitative data. Teraki begins doing so, by identifying most relevant data already at the embedded side and transmitting this data in the most compact form possible. This is done while maintaining the customers key KPIs based on latest state of the art AI based data processing schemes. As such, Teraki’s software enables to fulfill low-latency SLAs required by the end-user and ultimately to adapt key KPIs such as cost-per-mile at the highest precision and lowest latency. Teraki enables to bridge the gap towards true autonomy, bridging the gap of 5G and automotive hardware cost efficiency.

www.teraki.com/

Level Five Safety develops artificial intelligence safety solutions (AISS) for autonomous driving systems and ai-driven industrial production (AIIP), pioneering general safe artificial intelligence solutions for future consumer markets.

level-five-safety.ai/
lf-t.net/de/

Carota Technology Corporation was founded in 2011. We are a professional OTA technology solutions provider who upholds innovation and technology as our corporate philosophy. By investing significant resources in R&D and technological innovations, Carota possesses the strongest R&D teams to provide the most remarkable products and technologies. At the same time, we strive to provide expandable and high-performance OTA solutions which are reliable, stable, and secure, as well as customization services capable of meeting a client’s professional specifications.

Carota was formed through a joint venture between Trend Micro (the world’s leading security solutions provider), and Singtel(the largest transnational network operator in Asia) Innov8, CDIB, CID Venture and ARM China mentor fund. As a multinational smart software development company, we have a globalized management team. We have provided OTA services to more than 300 million smart equipment operating in over 20 countries and regions, with service locations in the United States, Germany, China, Taiwan, India, Russia and Southeast Asia.

http://carota.ai/

We support the entire product creation process from early research to market implementation. Analyses of product portfolio and market opportunities. Portfolio and product planning. Product improvement, innovations and design. Product specifications and development. Production of consumer products by Asian production partners.

emovation.net/

Merantix is an AI Venture Studio located in Berlin. Already today AI automates complex, multi-level processes that used to be dependent on human decision making. Merantix aims to spearhead this development, building the category leaders of tomorrow. At Merantix Venture Studio we build and scale machine learning companies. Through our unique incubation platform, seed financing and exceptional teams of visionary entrepreneurs and engineers, we transfer world-leading research into products that will change existing and create new industries. Merantix currently employs more than 60 team members. Its growing platform constitutes a unique brand with a shared tech and operational infrastructure that attracts talent, resonates with industry partners, and leverages the proven network and product building experience.

www.merantix.com/

“Computers are incredibly fast, accurate and stupid; humans are incredibly slow, inaccurate and brilliant; together they are powerful beyond imagination.”​ Playment is a fully managed data labeling platform generating training data for computer vision models at scale. We empower companies in the Autonomous Vehicle, Drones, Mapping, and similar spaces with high precision annotation services – No matter how complex. We’re helping companies and research institutions like Drive AI, Starsky Robotics, CYNGN, and UIUC focus on their core areas of development. Our platform is powered by a trained workforce of 300,000+ users and managed by our human intelligence experts who build your tasks and deliver results with assured quality.

playment.io/

What’s…

…in it for you – and why partner with the Tech.AD Europe?

Partnering at Tech.AD Europe

means getting connected to the right people in a space designed to optimize your relationship-building and deal-making. Sponsorship gives you access to the leading autonomous vehicle experts and R&D decision makers from the automotive industry through:

Multi-Touchpoint

Meet with 350+ senior level executives and most influential automated driving experts from OEMs, T1s discuss the most pressing challenges and solutions, technologies, trends and best practice innovations in the field of the technical future of autonomous vehicles.

Networking & Managed One2Ones

Talk to the people you’re there to meet in more than 35 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 automotive AV R&D community.

Promotion

Promote your business as a thought leader in the automated driving development 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.

We really enjoyed being part of Tech.AD Europe
Dieter Hoetzer
Vice President, Business Unit Automated Driving, Robert Bosch GmbH
It was a very productive event. I like to thank you again for the invitation and such a good organization. Everything went very well!
Mohsen Sefati
Autonomous Driving Engineer, Daimler AG
I enjoyed the Berlin conference. A good organization always makes a big difference, thanks
Luc van Gool
Professor Computer Vision, Toyota
Once again the opportunity has been incredible and we will stay in touch for other future events!
Francisco Lumbreras Arcos
Software, Vehicle Dynamics & Machine Learning Research Engineer, Jaguar Land Rover
Very interesting topics were discussed, gathered a lot of new info for my research and met with great people across the autonomous automotive industry.
Angelos Lakrintis
Industry Analyst for the Autonomous Vehicles Service (AVS), Strategy Analytics
The technical content and networking was excellent
Dr. Brendan Chan
Navistar

Meet…

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:

HUBS Matchfinder! Powered by AI

HUBS is we.CONECT’s unique Event App & Matchfinder – Use our unique matching platform to make new connections, arrange meetings and find tailored solutions to your needs.

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Meet! Tech.AD Europe

Discover who else is participating at theTech.AD Europe. 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. 

www.smart-mobility-hub.com

Media Partners

SHARE TO LEARN: this is our motto.

Twitter Tech News brings you good practices from a supportive network of professionals focused on Automotive HMI, CAD/CAM/CAS and Virtual Reality for Designers. Our followers are Automotive OEM and Tier 1/Tier 2 Suppliers, CAD Designers, Concept Designers, Systems Integrators and 3D Visualisation Designers. Integrating LinkedIn and Twitter we massively boost networking activities, sharing and supporting the most important tech events across the globe through our network of professionals and social media followers.

Find an extensive list of Automotive and Virtual Reality events on our “open” calendar, including a free submission form to add your events for free. Highlight your case studies, product news, scientific researches to “share your knowledge” with a targeted audience and increase your network. Get in touch for a detailed overview of our stats to better plan your advert campaign on our pages and social media.

TTN is a project managed by Raffaele Schiavullo thanks to his experience as Senior 3D Specialist and HMI Developer.

www.twittertechnews.com

In the realm of Automotive, where innovation is rapid, automotive technology stands adept at conceptualizing unique ideas relevant to the B2B space. With services like search engine optimization, social media marketing, e-mail marketing, banner advertising and event marketing within our platform, www.automotive-technology.com has created a recognition that spans over a global audience, thereby revolutionizing how businesses transact.

www.automotive-technology.com/

CIO Applications Europe has fast culminated into the most sought-after magazine Pan-Europe as it has transformed its course hand-in-hand with the technology and has culminated into a leading media brand, with a unique editorial focus on bringing to light the core innovations in technology.
CIO Applications Europe magazine stands out with its unique approach of learning from peers approach offering professionals the most comprehensive collection of technology trends.
The magazine is the single most successful initiative Pan-Europe to advice and guide decision makers regarding the latest in the fast-evolving technology landscape.
We are determined to propose a myriad of additional services that can improve businesses and help customers deal with issues related to this industry.

Das Magazin für Autonome Autos, Autonome Systeme, Assistenzsysteme und Telemetrie

www.autonomes-fahren.de

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

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. 

http://www.tractica.com

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. 

www.iotnowtransport.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

Who are our sponsors & exhibitors?

…are our sponsors & exhibitors?

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

  • AI, Machine Learning, Neural Networks, Deep Driving & Cognitive Vehicles
  • Virtual & Real Life Testing, Validation & Simulation
  • Sensor Fusion, Sensor & Perception Technologies, Imaging Systems, Radars & Computer Vision
  • Safety & Security: Active Safety, Functional Safety, Operational Safety & Safety-Critical Systems
  • Autonomous Vehicle Software Architectures, Deep Learning Architectures, Highly Scalable Architectures & AV Platforms
  • Autonomous Shuttles, Commercial Vehicles, Trucking Automation, Platooning & Early Deployment
  • V2X, V2V, V2I, Connected Vehicle Technologies, 5G & DSRC
  • High-Performance Computing, Edge Computing, Data Analytics, Embedded Systems & Cybersecurity
  • Autonomous Infrastructures, Smart Cities, Early Deployment Datasets, Big Data, Cognitive Data Processing
  • Enabling Technologies for Automated Vehicles & ADAS and more…

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 Europe 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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