Faurecia and Vayyar Announce Collaboration on the “Cockpit of the Future” at Paris Motor Show
TEL AVIV, Israel & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 2, 2018--Vayyar Imaging, the global leader in 3D imaging technology, today announced from the Paris Motor Show that Faurecia, one of the world’s leading automotive technology companies, has chosen Vayyar’s revolutionary radar sensors for their automotive “Cockpit of the Future.” By implementing Vayyar’s 3D imaging sensors with multi-transceiver radar capabilities, Faurecia’s cockpit solutions will now offer a fully-integrated connected car experience. Through this partnership, the companies will work together to optimize passenger comfort and vehicle safety with constant monitoring and automatic alert services.
After completing a successful proof of concept earlier this year, Vayyar and Faurecia will now work together to bring this enhanced passenger experience to mass production readiness. The integration of these technologies provides constant interior monitoring for passengers, creating increased convenience and safety. Vayyar’s technology will assist by locating and measuring passengers’ movement and breathing, among other capabilities.
David Degrange, Vice President of the Cockpit of the Future division at Faurecia, said: “We are convinced that the consumers’ needs in future mobility require technologies to improve the user experience and to improve safety and well-being. Hence, Faurecia is developing integrated sensor technologies working with partners like Vayyar, who is leading the market of the 3D imaging technology. Their unique knowhow and innovative offer solution fit very well with Faurecia’s Cockpit of the Future strategy.”
Vayyar’s unique high-resolution sensor is powerful enough to cover the entire cabin even if concealed in various locations, without compromising on the design aesthetics. Unlike cameras or other automotive sensors, Vayyar’s highly advanced technology operates in any weather or light condition and do not collect optic data, so passengers can rest assured their privacy or personal information is not revealed.
Raviv Melamed, CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman of Vayyar, added: “Passenger safety and comfort is one of our top priorities. We are excited to partner with Faurecia, a pioneer in the automotive industry, to implement our technology in their groundbreaking Cockpit of the Future solutions. Together, we are committed to improving the passenger experience with state-of-the-art technology.”
Vayyar and Faurecia are showcasing their new capabilities and a live demo of their “Cockpit of the Future” during the Paris Motor Show from October 4-14, 2018. Stop by booth C311 Hall 1 to learn more and see this technology in action.
About Vayyar Imaging Vayyar Imaging is a leading company in changing global markets for imaging and sensing with its cutting edge 3D imaging sensor technology. Vayyar’s exclusive sensors quickly and easily look into objects or any defined volume and detect even the slightest anomalies and movements to bring highly sophisticated imaging capabilities to your fingertips. Utilizing a state-of-the-art embedded chip and advanced imaging algorithms, Vayyar’s mission is to help people worldwide improve their health, safety and quality of life using mobile, low-cost, and safe 3D imaging sensors. Visit www.vayyar.com to learn more.
About Faurecia Founded in 1997, Faurecia has grown to become a major player in the global automotive industry. With 290 sites including 30 R&D centers and 109,000 employees in 35 countries, Faurecia is now a global leader in its three areas of business: automotive seating, interior systems and clean mobility. Faurecia has focused its technology strategy on providing solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. In 2017, the Group posted total sales of €20.2 billion and value-added sales of €17.0 billion. Faurecia is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange and is a component of the CAC Next 20 index. For more information, please visit www.faurecia.com.
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