Velodyne Lidar, Inc. announced Anand Gopalan as its new CEO. Gopalan,
who previously was Velodyne’s CTO, assumes the position from Velodyne’s
legendary founder David Hall. Hall will continue as full-time Chairman
of the Board and remain actively involved in directing the company’s
technology, product vision and business strategy.
Sony’s efforts in the area of mobility, such as pursuing safety,
reliability, comfort and entertainment, are being positioned as a new
initiative, named “VISION-S”. The first prototype vehicle to result from
“VISION-S” will be showcased at the Sony booth.
Aptiv PLC, a global technology company enabling the future of mobility,
announced that it has been awarded access to pick up and drop off a
select group of passengers via its self-driving vehicles at the McCarran
International Airport in Las Vegas.
Uber and Hyundai Motor Company have announced a new partnership to
develop Uber Air Taxis for a future aerial ride share network and
unveiled a new full-scale aircraft concept at the Consumer Electronics
HARMAN, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.,
focused on connected technologies and solutions for automotive, consumer
and enterprise markets, unveiled a new ADAS use case, called
Vehicle-to-Pedestrian, which forewarns drivers and pedestrians to
potential safety conflicts through the use of Vehicle-to-Everything
ZF is concentrating on Level 2+ semi-automated systems that deliver
advanced safety and convenience functions – and along with its partners
has developed the most affordable Level 2+ system in the industry.
Wallbox, a smart charging company and leading manufacturer of electric
vehicle (EV) charging stations in Europe, announced the US introduction
of Quasar, the world’s first bi-directional EV charger for the home.
DeepRoute, an international self-driving startup, announced that it will
be debuting three innovative technologies at CES 2020 including a
vehicle-grade computing platform solution, DeepRoute-Tite, High Dynamic
Range camera and ADS Synchronization Controller.
Harman International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics
Co., Ltd. focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and
enterprise markets, announced its EV Plus+ Solutions, a new audio and
communications solutions bundle designed specifically for the fast
growing electric vehicle (EV) segment and their eco-conscious owners.
Established with a goal to start a global revolution in the industry of
commercially-used electric vehicles (EVs), Prakriti E-Mobility
(co-founded by Nimish Trivedi, Vikas Bansal, and Rajeev Tiwari),
announced California based Ridecell Inc., as their technology partner in
India for its app-based EV Cab service ‘EVERA’.
HELLA, one of the world’s leading automotive suppliers for radar,
lighting, and electronic systems, and Oculii, a pioneer in advanced
software solutions for radar technology, have established a strategic
partnership to deliver high performance radar sensing and perception
solutions for Level 2/3 ADAS and Automated Driving (AD) based on
Oculii’s Virtual Aperture Imaging Software Technology and HELLA’s
experience and leadership in automotive radar.