DENSO and NEC Team Up on Auto Safety and Security

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The collaboration aims to help preserve the global environment and create a safe and secure automotive society.

Japanese automotive supplier DENSO, which specializes in providing advanced technology, systems and components in powertrain control, electronics, thermal and information/safety, has announced they’ve entered a new partnership with NEC Group for collaborating on AI and IoT-based driver assistance, autonomous driving and manufacturing. The companies stated in their joint announcement that their goal is to help preserve the environment and provide a safe and secure automotive society.

In their announcement, the companies said the collaboration will combine DENSO’s automotive technology and manufacturing capabilities with NEC’s AI and IoT technologies along with their experience in system architecture, operation and security. They plan to jointly develop safe and secure driving components that use AI and deep learning to create hazard prediction technology, and said they’ll capitalize on the NEC Group’s ability to build a rapid and flexible product development system to keep product development efficient and them competitive in the rapidly growing automated and autonomous driving technology field.

The companies are also focused on the security of corporate information and infrastructure and stated they will work together to ensure their products have the strongest possible security. They’ll also cooperate in manufacturing by combining NEC’s IoT technologies and leverage each company’s technologies, products and systems to build partnerships with other companies in the same fields.

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