Denso, Japan-based auto component maker, recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Intel to develop a new platform for next-generation information and communication systems for cars.
To project will offer drivers information about their vehicles, which they will be able to access from their mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets. This means that Intel’s experience in developing technologies for personal computing and Denso’s knowledge of balancing quality requirements will be used to install IT products in cars with advanced infotainment functions.
Denso has already experience in developing smartphone-connected technologies and services, such as NaviBridge*2 and ARPEGGiO*3, used to connect information and content on smartphones, safely displaying in the vehicle without distracting the driver. Denso will continue to collaborate with various IT companies, and other companies to develop platforms and technologies for next-generation in-vehicle information and communication system.
Denso Corporation, with its headquarters in Kariya, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of systems, advanced technology and components in the areas of powertrain control, thermal, electronics, electric , information and safety. The company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 35 countries, employing around 120,000 people. Its global sales for 2011 reached $37.7 billion, from which 9.3% were spent on research and development.