Invision AI is a Canadian startup building the first autonomous railway system combining visual AI and edge computing, looking to expand its solutions beyond the transportation space. The company was established by Karim Ali in 2017 and was invested by Fontinalis Partners, TA Ventures, Ontario Center of Excellence, Jayant Group, and TechStars. DIGITIMES had an interview with founder and CEO Karim Ali, who shared technical insights on edge AI and his vision for the company.
German automaker BMW is adopting Here Real-Time Traffic by Here Technologies to support its connected navigation services (CNS) and predictive routing to personalize driver's journeys by analyzing driving patterns.
Amid the Indian government's efforts to encourage battery swapping systems to help electric vehicle (EV) adoption, Sun Mobility, a major BaaS provider in India, is actively forming alliances to expand its battery-swapping network.
The massive new nodes created inside and outside self-driving cars will bring new business opportunities for AI solutions, and the entire creation process can be seen as a combination of "kitchen wastes" and "indestructible cockroaches," according to Wei-Bin Lee, CEO of Hon Hai Research Institute under the Foxconn Technology Group.
Trend Micro, a founding member of Foxconn-initiated EV consortium MIH, has announced that it has set up a new subsidiary, VicOne, that focuses on automobile data security. According to the CEO of MIH, Jack Cheng, Trend Micro has also helped the EV consortium establish a cybersecurity team.
The rising demand for automotive applications has compelled Arm to recognize the need for novel architectures for protecting automotive IC security, said Simon Teng, senior director of the company's automotive partnership in the APAC region.
Indian Transport as a Solution (TaaS) startup aims to expand to Southeast Asia and MENA as these regions have conditions similar to India. Speaking to DIGITIMES Asia recently, Avinash Bagri, co-founder & CTO of gogoBus, explained that finding the right partners in these regions is important to the company.
Toyota Motor Thailand has signed an agreement with Thailand's Excise Department to receive tax incentives and a subsidy for Toyota's battery electric vehicle (BEV) model bZ4X, the Bangkok Post reported on April 29. According to the department, Great Wall Motor Thailand and MG Sales Thailand have also signed such an agreement, which brings BEV taxes down from 8% to 2% until 2026 and provides a subsidy of THB70,000-150,000 to each BEV buyer. Furthermore, import duty on BEV from Japan, South Korea, and Europe will decrease to 20%, 40%, and 40% respectively.
Touch display supplier General Interface Solution (GIS) is showcasing its latest transparent and curved LED screens at Touch Taiwan 2022, along with under-display fingerprint sensors and 3D image sensors for multi-sector applications.
Up to 700 million connected cars will be part of the Internet of Vehicles (IoV) in the next 3-5 years, suggesting that the number of cybersecurity incidents will be ascending, according to Trend Micro.
OToBrite Electronics, an ADAS supplier of XPeng's, is developing vision AI systems as its core products. Its blind spot information system (BSIS) has entered mass production and will start shipping to Europe in the second half of 2022.
AU Optronics (AUO) will debut automotive displays featuring microLED and AmLED for smart cockpit applications at Touch Taiwan 2022. The panel maker said smart cockpit integration services aim to provide drivers and passengers immersive experiences, turning future cars into a premium third living space beyond one's home and workplace.
Vehicle-connected cameras, sensors, and mmWave radars will enhance driving/riding experiences in the future. As electric vehicle (EV) gains popularity, the seating space will enlarge and more interactive mobility services will be provided in vehicles on larger screens with higher resolution, according to AU Optronics (AUO) R&D manager Chen Yu-chi.