Automotive Supplier Denso Is Looking For Startups At CES
Denso is one of the largest and most technologically advanced automotive suppliers in the world. They use the latest ground breaking technology to make cars safer, more fuel efficient, future focused and environmentally sound. What makes them so large, perhaps it’s their patent portfolio with over 38,000 active patents worldwide. Denso means automotive business.
Of there 38,000 patents nearly 10,000 of them are in the United States. Denso’s mantra is “Protecting lives, preserving the planet, and preparing a bright future for generations to come.”
In the past two years the company has invested in five technology startups in autonomous driving, connected vehicles, human machine interface (HMI) and artificial intelligence. Some of their recent investments include ThinCI, a vision processing startup developing innovative deep learning technology; Trilumina, a semiconductor laser startup, and Peloton Technology, a connected and automated vehicle technology company dedicated to improving the safety and efficiency of the U.S. trucking industry and other global automotive markets.
They plan to continue to aggressively invest in new startups and partner companies what will benefit the automotive industry as a whole. That’s why they are taking pitch meetings with startups in those concentrated areas during CES January 6th in Las Vegas.
“By continuing to build on our significant achievements in safety, autonomous drive systems, environmental technologies, and augmented reality, we are making great progress toward a smarter, safer and more convenient world,” Tony Cannestra, Denso’s Director of Corporate Ventures said in a statement.
While you’re waiting on your pitch meeting you can check out Denso’s holographic haptic controller which uses light to project holograms and ultrasonic waves to create haptic feedback for the driver. They will also feature VIVE the virtual reality experience.
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