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Sponsorships for ADAS Sensors 2021 are fully booked. For further information and questions about sponsorships, please click here.


Gold Sponsor

LeddarTech is a leader in environmental sensing platforms for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems. Founded in 2007, LeddarTech has evolved to become a comprehensive end-to-end environmental sensing company by enabling customers to solve critical sensing and perception challenges across the entire value chain of the automotive and mobility market segments. With its LeddarVision™ sensor-fusion and perception platform and its cost-effective, scalable, and versatile LIDAR development solution for automotive-grade solid-state LiDARs based on the LeddarEngine™, LeddarTech enables Tier 1-2 automotive system integrators to develop full-stack sensing solutions for autonomy level 1 to 5. These solutions are actively deployed in autonomous shuttles, trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, smart city/factory, and robotaxi applications. The company is responsible for several innovations in cutting-edge automotive and mobility remote-sensing applications, with over 95 patented technologies (granted or pending) enhancing ADAS and autonomous driving capabilities.


Gold Sponsor

We believe in the power and potential of making connections -- between people, ideas, and technology. In fact, connection is central to everything we do. We constantly challenge ourselves to find those connections because that’s what creates a path forward. This means bringing the right people together to build solutions that make a difference. It means combining fresh perspectives with new technologies to turn your vision into reality.


Silver Sponsor

Algolux is an AI software company providing the industry’s most robust computer vision and image optimization technologies, addressing both existing cameras and new designs through cloud-based tools and embedded software. Our patented approaches significantly improve system accuracy and effectiveness, while reducing the risks associated with program costs, time-to-market, and scalability. Developed by a distinguished team of researchers and engineers, Algolux has repeatedly been recognized for innovation at the world’s most important industry and academic conferences.


Silver Sponsor

EPC is the leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology and is doing more than just improving efficiency of electrical power. It is also enabling new, life-changing applications that didn’t exist five years ago. From wireless power and autonomous vehicles to high-speed mobile communications, low cost satellites, and transformations in medical care, among many others, GaN is becoming the preferred technology for progressive companies that are eager to remain at the forefront of their industries.


Silver Sponsor

Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. In the automotive area, we offer highly reliable optoelectronic components for safety systems, automatic climate control systems, data communications, and other advanced car features.


Silver Sponsor

MIPI Alliance (MIPI) develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries. There is at least one MIPI specification in every smartphone manufactured today. Founded in 2003, the organization has over 300 member companies worldwide and 14 active working groups delivering specifications within the mobile ecosystem. Members of the organization include handset manufacturers, device OEMs, software providers, semiconductor companies, application processor developers, IP tool providers, automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers, and test and test equipment companies, as well as camera, tablet and laptop manufacturers.


Silver Sponsor

The SAES Getters Group is the world leader in a variety of applications where vacuum, hermetic or ultra-high purity gas conditions are required. SAES Getters provides products that allow customers to achieve lifetime device integrity of their MEMS devices. There are many configurations of Getter solutions available for integration inside a device ranging from SAES' thin film page material deposited on lids or wafers, hydrogen only absorbing thin materials deposited on lids or sheets to porous Getters that are installed inside devices.


Silver Sponsor

Sama provides accurate data for ambitious AI. The company’s high-quality training data platform is trusted by the world’s most ambitious organizations to develop accurate machine learning models. Trusted by leading technology companies such as Walmart, Google and Nvidia, Sama specializes in image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for machine learning algorithms in industries including transportation, retail and e-commerce, consumer and media, medtech, manufacturing and robotics, and agriculture.


Bronze Sponsor

Anyverse helps you continuously improve your deep learning perception models to reduce your system's time to market applying new software 2.0 processes. Our synthetic data production platform allows us to provide high-fidelity accurate and balanced datasets. Along with a data-driven iterative process, we can help you reach the required model performance. With Anyverse you can accurately simulate any camera sensor and help you decide which one will perform better with your perception system. No more complex and expensive experiments with real devices, thanks to our state-of-the-art photometric pipeline. Need to know more? Come visit our virtual booth during the event or our website anytime.


Bronze Sponsor

The Automotive Safety Council is the trade association of the leading autonomous, crash avoidance and occupant protection automotive safety suppliers. The Council speaks for the industry, representing its interests and presenting its views on any and all national and international levels for over 60 years. The mission of the Automotive Safety Council is to improve the safety of people throughout theworld through the development, productioand implementation of the latest automotive safety equipment by preventing accidents, protecting occupants and pedestrians when in a collision and to notify emergency responders after the collision when necessary. The mission utilizes voluntary, regulatory and legislative directed use of these life saving products in order to make it available to the most people in the lowest cost manner to save the most people from injuries and fatalities.


Bronze Sponsor

Cognata is a leading global supplier of large-scale automotive simulation for the advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle markets. Working with leading automotive technology companies around the world, Cognata’s end-to-end simulation platform accelerates time to market by delivering simulation solutions for the entire automated driving product lifecycle, from training to testing to deployment.Cognata delivers large-scale simulation to responsibly accelerate the time to market of automated driving. Deploying safe and reliable automated driving systems requires training and testing over billions of miles and in a near-infinite number of corner cases. Time, cost, and safety make physical testing an impossible standalone solution. Simulation is an essential complement.Large-scale simulation is the core of Cognata. Our commercially deployed solution provides ADAS and autonomous vehicle developers a platform of unparalleled realism and scale for training and testing their automated driving technology over billions of virtual miles and custom scenarios safely and at a fraction of the time and cost of physical testing.


Bronze Sponsor

IST AG specializes in the development and manufacturing of thin- and thick-film platinum and nickel RTD temperature sensors, thermal mass flow sensors, capacitive humidity sensors, conductivity sensors and biosensors. In addition to development and manufacturing of standard sensors, our highly qualified technical team offers consulting and R&D tailored to specific customer requests in the field of sensor technology. With more than 25 years of experience Innovative Sensor Technology (IST) AG is one of the leading manufacturers of physical, chemical and biological sensors. Our objective is to be the global leader in standard and customized sensor technology – empowering our customers to provide new levels of innovation and product design to deliver to their markets worldwide.


Bronze Sponsor

Lunewave, a revolutionary 3D-printed hi-resolution radar startup, is developing sensors for ADAS and autonomous vehicles. Based in Tucson, AZ, with satellite offices in Boston and Silicon Valley, Lunewave boasts an impressively experienced team with years of experience in mm-wave radar. Lunewave is developing a high performance, high value automotive radar sensor system for ADAS and autonomous driving applications. Operating in the 76-81 GHz band, it features a small, robust design capable of high resolution, up to 360-degree field of view, and a long detection range of 300+ meters. Enabled by our intelligent algorithms, it also includes capabilities such as interference avoidance and adaptive sensing. Lunewave’s automotive sensor is the best-in-class vehicle radar and will help keep drivers, passengers, and pedestrians safe.


Bronze Sponsor

Opsys was founded with a mission to build a leading-edge LIDAR solution that would truly enable the automotive industry to commercialize advanced automated driving systems on a mass scale. The Opsys team, backed with decades of experience in building electric-optical systems, partnered with component manufacturers to employ cutting-edge technology that is conducive for automotive manufacturing. The resulting Pure Solid State LIDAR based on state-of-the-art matrix-addressable VCSEL array and single-chip SPAD receiver architecture and a unique scanning Microflash technique has NO moving parts. It enables a true, real-time, 4D camera that can operate in demanding automotive environments and still meet automotive reliability requirements while providing best-in-class performance. The Opsys LIDAR is truly the only solid-state LIDAR solution that automotive manufacturers can realistically deploy to make the promise of safer roads a reality.


Bronze Sponsor

Reality AI is the leading product development environment for Edge AI / Tiny ML using sensors. Tools that generate TinyML models without code have become commonplace, but there is much more you can use machine learning to do. We offer AI-driven technology to help you find the most cost-effective instrumentation, components, and placement - and to build, optimize and deploy ML models in your product’s firmware. Use one of our pre-built Edge AI sensing modules, or use our Reality AI Tools® platform to build your own solution. Whether you are looking for a way to make vehicles safer, detect anomalies, predict maintenance needs, or any other sensor-based use case, we have you covered from data readiness to real-world deployment.


Bronze Sponsor

SEKISUI is a global supplier to provide material solution to automotive autonomous sensing technologies, ADAS, electrified powertrains, and infotainment. We have leading technology for thermal management, EMI/RFI shielding, milli-wave absorber and a variety of sealing and adhesive solutions for radar/LIDAR applications. SEKISUI has been selected as one of the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (2019 Global 100). 2019 is the second consecutive and fourth time overall that SEKISUI Chemical has been included in this index.


Bronze Sponsor

Shin-Etsu, utilizing strengths from multiple divisions, offers an extensive product line of frontend materials, traditional packaging materials, advanced packaging materials and assembly materials. Shin-Etsu has the leading position for many materials utilized to manufacture and assemble sensors. Our products include resists, adhesion promoters, thermal interface material, molding compounds, encapsulants, silicone and epoxy coatings along with die attachment material.


Bronze Sponsor

ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market, serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. For more than 30 years, STMicroelectronics has been a leader in automotive technology using its unrivalled combination of product design skills, high-quality manufacturing resources and partnerships with key players in the automotive ecosystem to make cars greener, safer, more economical and more enjoyable. The company’s automotive-solutions portfolio covers all key application areas in the car: safety, powertrain, car body, and infotainment. ST combines an unparalleled platform of advanced technologies with an unswerving commitment to quality, and a thorough understanding of the automotive market. ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.


Bronze Sponsor

Velodyne Lidar (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) ushered in a new era of autonomous technology with the invention of real-time surround view LIDAR sensors. Velodyne is the first public pure-play LIDAR company and is known worldwide for its broad portfolio of breakthrough LIDAR technologies. Velodyne’s revolutionary sensor and software solutions provide flexibility, quality and performance to meet the needs of a wide range of industries, including autonomous vehicles, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), smart cities and security. Through continuous innovation, Velodyne strives to transform lives and communities by advancing safer mobility for all.


Association Sponsor

The Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) is a non-profit business league established to facilitate the interaction, and advance the interests, of the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment. The Connected Vehicle Trade Association enables the collaboration of companies, organizations, and governmental bodies engaged in developing bidirectional vehicle communications. Membership is open to any corporation, public entities, standards and specification organizations and educational institutions. 


Media Sponsor

AutoVision News supports engineers, scientists, and vehicle perception technology managers through a comprehensive content hub of news, analysis, reports, industry updates, white papers, and more. We see a need for collaboration and information sharing as ADAS technologies expand and evolve. We want our platform to play a key role in facilitating dialogue and relationships with industry commentators, automotive professionals, technical experts, the academic world, and the engineering community as a whole. By meeting the information needs of these and others, AutoVision News helps readers stay in touch with the global developments across all technical disciplines of vehicle perception.



Sponsorship Opportunities

For further information or questions about sponsorships, please contact Jessica Ingram at
jessica@microtechventures.com or call 360-929-0114.

Platinum Sponsor ($15,000) – FULLY BOOKED - includes:

  • Five (5) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Conference participant list (with contact information)
  • Opportunity to give a 10-minute talk during main conference session
  • Virtual exhibit booth with access to our AI-enabled matchmaking platform
  • Access to all live talks, recordings, and presentation slides
  • Access to the online AI-enabled matchmaking platform
  • Recognition as Platinum Sponsor, company logo and description on event website and matchmaking platform; marketing exposure through preconference email and social media promotions
  • Event promotions will reach 70,000 to 80,000 individuals in the automotive, sensors, MEMS, electronics, and semiconductor industry segments.

Gold Sponsor ($10,000) – FULLY BOOKED - includes:

  • Four (4) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Gold Sponsor
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Silver Sponsor ($7,500) – FULLY BOOKED - includes:

  • Three (3) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Silver Sponsor
  • Opportunity to give a 5-minute talk during main conference session
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor ($5,000) – FULLY BOOKED - includes:

  • Two (2) conference passes (transferable to individuals outside of sponsor’s company or organization)
  • Recognition as Bronze Sponsor
  • Opportunity to give a 5-minute talk during main conference session
  • All other items the same as Platinum Sponsor

Online sponsor space is fully booked now. Sign up today!


Past Sponsors

Many thanks to our sponsors from the 2016-2019 events.


Platinum Sponsor

Ouster is a LIDAR and autonomous vehicle technology company. We sell the OS-1 LIDAR which is the most capable, powerful, and affordable sensor on the market and the only sensor that can be integrated for both robotaxis and ADAS. We work with major OEMs, Tier 1s, and AV companies to make safe autonomous driving and driver-assist technologies a reality.


Platinum Sponsor

SilTerra Malaysia is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering a full range of process technologies covering our core business in CMOS technologies (advanced logic, RFCMOS, mixed signal and high voltage) to leading edge technologies in MEMS, silicon photonics, bio-photonics and power. SilTerra’s wafer fab has a capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month. SilTerra also offers MEMS foundry services and a unique MEMS-on-CMOS technology. Under the MEMS foundry services, we help customers realize working prototypes from their proof of concept, support the transfer or set-up of customer owned process and ramp-up to high volume manufacturing (all in one fab). With our MEMS-on-CMOS technology, we have the capability to build the MEMS devices on pre-processed CMOS wafers thus offering a “truly monolithic MEMS integrated solution”. This integrated technology provides a cost-effective, multi-functional chip with a smaller footprint. SilTerra provides proven silicon validated MEMS devices to our customers. SilTerra offers various MEMS on CMOS devices such as: pMUT(piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers), BAW and SAW (bulk and surface acoustic wave) resonators, optical micro-mirror arrays, zero level package (ZLP), nano-wires, and sensors. Applications include frequency control products, data projectors, finger print sensors, medical imaging and industrial sensors.


Gold Sponsor

City Auto Glass is the largest chain of employee-owned and operated glass shops in the Midwest with more than 30 years in the industry and over 30 installation centers to better serve Minnesota, Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa. They are certified by the Auto Glass Safety Council and adhere to the Auto Glass Replacement Safety Standards. Focusing on safety, knowledge, and integrity, City Auto Glass is a market leader in both auto glass repair and replacement. Possessing the drive to stay on the cutting edge of technology, this auto glass company recalibrates more ADAS windshield cameras than any other independent company in the entire Midwest. Seeing the growth and potential of the ADAS market, City Auto Glass is poised to stay at the forefront of these technologies with the safety of their customers always in mind.


Gold Sponsor

EnSilica is a leading turn-key chip design & supply company, serving customers on a global basis. The company has world-class expertise in designing and delivering bespoke digital and analog-mixed signal chips in the automotive, consumer, communications and industrial markets. The company’s most recent introduction, eSi-ADAS is the world’s first radar ECU co-processing engine for advanced driver assistance systems bridging the gap between multiple dumb radar sensors and increasingly complex, expensive ADAS ECU’s. The small, highly efficient, ultra-low power eSi-ADAS engine combines multiple radar measurements with a dynamic motion model to predict and update 128+ target positions and velocity estimates real-time in a tiny digital chip. To provide the most precise plot extraction eSi-ADAS operates in conjunction with the latest fast chirp capable RF devices supported by multiple vendors.

ADAS Sensors Solid state LIDAR

Solid state LIDAR is a key enabler for ADAS and autonomous driving. A primary requirement for automotive LIDAR is to range to long distances (>200m) with low reflectivity targets (5%) and in bright sunlight. SensL are the market leaders in silicon photomultipliers (SiPM) and SPAD arrays, which are leading the way for long distance LIDAR due to their single photon sensitivity. SensL sensors have been demonstrated to be able to uniquely fulfill both the stringent practical and performance criteria of automotive LIDAR by the creation of complete LIDAR demonstration systems. SensL has a keen understanding of both the technology and the critical components that are required to achieve the performance and cost requirements demanded by Tier 1’s and automotive OEMs. We strive to help all of our customers learn and implement our technology by having a focus on application technical support and an engineering commitment to maintaining leading edge sensor and packaging developments.


WACKER is among the world’s leading and most research intensive chemical companies and is a worldwide innovation partner to customers in many key global sectors. Products range from silicones for automotive, transportation, aerospace and many other diverse industries; binders and polymer additives to bioengineered pharmaceutical actives and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. With around 16,900 employees, WACKER generated sales of €5.29 billion (2015). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, WACKER globally has 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 48 sales offices. WACKER is represented regionally in North America by WACKER Chemical Corporation in Adrian, MI. As a technology leader focusing on sustainability and a Responsible Care® member, WACKER promotes products and ideas that offer high value-added potential to ensure a better quality of life based on energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. WACKER is certified to ISO 9001 and RC 14001.


Silver Sponsor

Micralyne is a leading independent MEMS foundry, and volume manufacturer of novel MEMS devices with over 30 years of MEMS development and manufacturing expertise. Micralyne’s fabrication solutions have been used in MEMS sensors for precise measurement devices, MEMS optical switching technology, LIDAR components, pressure sensors, gas sensors, accelerometers, thermal imaging sensors, and microfluidics. We are both ISO9001 and ISO13485 certified. Micralyne’s MEMS foundry model allows clients to access enhanced services such as validated MEMS technology processes and platforms, advanced packaging – WLP, TSV, TGV, discrete and custom sub-assembly services. This foundry model has successfully produced products for industries such as: aerospace, automotive, oil and gas, telecom, bio-medical, and industrial sensors. Micralyne offers our customers a strategic partnership with deep technical knowledge and fabrication capabilities coupled with integrated quality and project management support. Connect with us today and leverage our experience to manufacture your MEMS devices.


Silver Sponsor, Innovation Sponsor

OnScale is the world’s first Solver-as-a-Service platform – a combination of advanced computer-aided engineering (CAE) multi-physics solvers with a scalable Cloud high-performance computing (HPC) engine. OnScale breaks performance barriers for engineers by providing near-limitless Cloud HPC resources to solve today’s toughest engineering challenges. OnScale also breaks cost barriers for engineering teams of all sizes by providing world-class CAE multi-physics solvers and Cloud HPC on a subscription-based pay-as-you-go pricing model. With OnScale, engineers can run massive multi-million degree-of-freedom multi-physics simulations and vast numbers of simulations in parallel to optimize systems like ultrasonic transducer arrays for near-field 3D object classification for ADAS applications very quickly with minimal cost. Design studies that were once impossible with legacy CAE tools and on-premise HPC are now possible.


Lanyard Sponsor

Lumotive is a Seattle-based, startup company developing high-performance LIDAR for autonomous vehicles. The company’s LIDAR systems leverage innovative beam steering technology based on patented Liquid Crystal Metasurfaces to deliver an unprecedented combination of high performance (as measured by range, resolution and frame rate) and readiness for mass adoption (measured by cost, reliability and size). Lumotive’s beam steering chips enable this unique combination because they are optically large, enabling high performance, and manufactured with mature semiconductor processes, enabling low cost and high reliability.


Program Sponsor

Phantom Intelligence reduces collisions by making reliable obstacle detection systems affordable to all vehicles. Phantom Intelligence’ collision warning sensor technology can be trusted where other sensors fail. Compact, low-cost and without moving parts, LIDAR sensors powered by Phantom Intelligence meet stringent environmental and security requirements to provide 360-degree awareness. Phantom Intelligence provides crucial signal processing algorithms that enhance the range and reliability of LIDAR (laser-based) obstacle detection devices. We currently showcase this technology within solid-state, low to medium resolution "flash" LIDAR sensors, used for collision warning applications. Our sensors provide accurate detection of vehicles, pedestrians and other targets under conditions where camera-based systems would fail (low-light, camera saturation, low-contrast, obscurants such as rain or snow etc.) and where radar systems would be less efficient (cluttered environments, "soft" obstacles).


Program Sponsor

STATS ChipPAC provides innovative and cost effective semiconductor design, packaging and test solutions for a wide range of market segments including the MEMS and sensors market. Our broad technology portfolio and dedicated MEMS team can address your manufacturing challenges and support your production ramp by co-designing the package, providing a quick path to bill of material (BOM) qualification, special quality baseline and handling guidelines, and providing in-house test solutions. We offer leadframe and laminate packages (overmolded, cavity mold or lidded) as well as advanced fan-in (WLCSP) and fan-out wafer level technology (2D and 3D eWLB), flip chip interconnect, and system-in-package (SiP). STATS ChipPAC delivers smaller form factor, higher performance and lower cost solutions for our customers’ end products. Find out how our innovative integration solutions can help your business achieve the size, performance and cost requirements for your MEMS and sensor applications.


Simulation Sponsor

Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of software, systems and services in the areas of managing the product lifecycle (PLM – product lifecycle management) and management of industrial operations (MOM – manufacturing operations management), with over 15 million licenses sold and 140,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with clients to offer industrial software solutions that help companies worldwide to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by realizing their important innovations.


Reception Sponsor, Internet Sponsor

Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. In the automotive area, we offer highly reliable optoelectronic components for safety systems, automatic climate control systems, data communications, and other advanced car features.


Reception Sponsor

Renesas Electronics delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. The number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in analog & power and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of automotive, industrial, home electronics, office automation and information communication technology applications to help shape a limitless future.


Reception Sponsor

TASS International, a Siemens Business, supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles and is known for its unique development methodology, offering a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services, with the aim to improve Integrated Safety systems of vehicles and boost the development of Highly Automated- and Connected Driving. TASS International helps to develop better products, increased speed-to-market and more robust and cost-effective development processes. TASS International is a leading organisation and has a history of more than 25 years, employing 200 people in 11 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Helmond in The Netherlands it operates several laboratories, under which a unique facility for testing and validation of Intelligent Transportation Systems and Cooperative Driving technologies. Its software brands PreScanTM, Delft-TyreTM and MADYMOTM are familiar names to the OEMs and to suppliers in the automotive industry.


Lunch Sponsor

Aceinna is a new name for a familiar and well-established player in inertial navigation and GPS/INS navigation systems. Aceinna was recently formed as a spin-out of MEMSIC, a pioneer in MEMS-based inertial sensors, to focus on high-performance inertial navigation units that provide great value and cost-leadership for commercial applications such as ADAS systems. Aceinna's OpenIMU platform is a less than 5 deg/Hr low-noise inertial measurement unit that features an open-source programming environment with Extended Kalman Filter navigation algorithms that may be customized by the user. Aceinna's INS1000 is a cost-leading dual-antennae RTK GPS/INS system capable of high-accuracy in both position and heading in challenging GPS-environments. Aceinna also provides high-accuracy, low-cost current sensors IC's with applications in electric and electric-hybrid vehicles for both high-effeciency charge management and CPU power management.


Lunch Sponsor

Brose is the world’s fourth-largest family-owned automotive supplier. The company develops and produces mechatronic systems for vehicle doors and seats, as well as electric motors, drives and electronics, among others, for steering, brakes, transmissions and engine cooling. More than 26,000 employees at 62 locations in 23 countries generate 6.3 billion euros in sales. Every other new vehicle worldwide is equipped with at least one Brose product. Brose has been a committed partner to the North American market since 1993. The mechatronics specialist now counts twelve locations across Canada, the United States and Mexico and employs approximately 5,800 people in the region. The entire range of Brose products is manufactured throughout the North American facilities, from window regulators and door modules to seat systems.


Lunch Sponsor

MIPI Alliance is a collaborative global organization serving industries that develop mobile and mobile-influenced devices. The focus of the organization is to design and promote hardware and software interfaces that simplify the integration of components built into a device, from the antenna and modem to peripherals and the application processor. MIPI Alliance crafts all of its specifications to meet the stringent operating conditions required in mobile devices: high-bandwidth performance, low power consumption, and low electromagnetic interference (EMI).

As mobile connectivity becomes increasingly pervasive in business and society, more industries are leveraging mobile technologies in their designs. These “mobile-influenced” sectors, such as the automotive industry and the burgeoning Internet of Things, are also benefitting from the interface specifications MIPI Alliance provides. MIPI Alliance continues to evolve its technology roadmap to address mobile influenced markets and help drive growth in these exciting, new ecosystems.


Breakfast Sponsor

Founded in 1972, Carsem is a leading provider of turnkey packaging and test services to the semiconductor industry, offering one of the largest package and test portfolios in the world. The company has three high-technology factories, all incorporating highly sophisticated, state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring products which meet the exacting quality standards set by the automotive, telecom, computer, and consumer electronic industries. Carsem factories maintain world-class quality standards. All factories have achieved ISO/TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ANSI/ESD S20.20 certifications and comply with the Sony Green Partner Program. The newly created MEMS & Sensors Business Unit is focused on state-of-the-art manufacturing using an automated assembly line in Ipoh, Malaysia with a dedicated staff. The packaging technology ranges from LGA, QFN to IC to applications that range from gyroscopes and accelerometers used in navigation, gaming, electronic compass, airbag sensors to cavity packages used in TPMS, magnetic sensors, current sensors and more sensor types.


Breakfast Sponsor

Shin-Etsu, utilizing strengths from multiple divisions, offers an extensive product line of frontend materials, traditional packaging materials, advanced packaging materials and assembly materials. Shin-Etsu has the leading position for many materials utilized to manufacture and assemble sensors. Our products include resists, adhesion promoters, thermal interface material, molding compounds, encapsulants, silicone and epoxy coatings along with die attachment material.


Breakfast Sponsor

OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is one of the key players in the global optoelectronic semiconductor market. It maintains a broad portfolio of products used in lighting and sensing applications. The technologies showcased at this event for ADAS and autonomous vehicles will highlight advances in solid state scanning LIDAR, driver monitoring, night vision and iris recognition applications. A solid state 4 channel laser MEMS scanning LIDAR and an infrared camera with high efficiency at 940nm using pulsed IREDS from OSRAM are planned to be shown.


Internet Sponsor

SEKISUI is a global supplier to provide material solution to automotive autonomous sensing technologies, ADAS, electrified powertrains, and infotainment. We have leading technology for thermal management, EMI/RFI shielding, milli-wave absorber and a variety of sealing and adhesive solutions for, and not limited to: ADAS, camera, ECU/PCU, and radar/LIDAR applications. SEKISUI also provides lightweight solutions in many applications to meet and exceed customers’ high expectations of upcoming automotive generations.


Breaks Sponsor

SpiralGen is a Carnegie Mellon University spin-off that has commercialized technology created over 15 years with $40M in grants from DARPA, NSF and others.  “Spiral” is used to solve the most difficult problem that signal process engineers face, platform tuned system optimization. Our Design Space Exploration tool is like having a team of experts at your disposal to quickly explore performance tradeoffs for your specific ADAS criteria.  Spiral uses machine learning, compiler technologies and hardware knowledge to find the best solution for your signal processing algorithms and system requirements. Spiral’s rapid iterative approach allows you to test your algorithm quickly on multiple processors to find the best solution for 100X faster design tradeoffs. Spiral uses cross kernel optimization to autonomously generate high assurance and high performance code for 10X faster code. Spiral harnessed the complexity and solves requirements simultaneously for power, memory, latency, size, throughput speed/frame rate, and accuracy/resolution.


Association Sponsor

AutoHarvest Foundation, a 501(C)3 nonprofit, created and operates a unique innovation ecosystem led by some of the most highly respected figures in the automotive and manufacturing industries. In 2012, AutoHarvest.org was launched as the world’s only truly neutral and global on-line meeting place for innovators of all types with an interest in advanced manufacturing. This system allows users of all types to showcase capabilities, technologies, and needs system-wide, then privately connect with fellow inventors and commercializers to explore technology and business development opportunities of mutual interest. The AutoHarvest interest group consists of over 300 prominent R&D and manufacturing organizations from industry, government, and academia. Recently awarded a multi-year grant by the New Economy Initiative Foundation of Southeast Michigan, AutoHarvest is part of the Detroit Regional Innovation Network. For more information visit: www.autoharvest.org


Association Sponsor

The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) produces industry-driven research and analyses; develops forecasts; fosters dialogue and convenes forums; and publicly disseminates our research through events, our website, and the media. As an independent, non-profit, research organization with a multi-disciplinary approach, CAR engages with leaders in the global automotive industry to support technology advancements and improve the competitiveness of the U.S. automotive industry. We succeed through close collaboration and strong relationships with automakers, suppliers, industry associations, government, non-profits, labor organizations, and educational institutions.


Association Sponsor

The Connected Vehicle Trade Association (CVTA) is a non-profit business league established to facilitate the interaction, and advance the interests, of the entities involved in the vehicle communication environment. The Connected Vehicle Trade Association enables the collaboration of companies, organizations, and governmental bodies engaged in developing bidirectional vehicle communications. Membership is open to any corporation, public entities, standards and specification organizations and educational institutions. 


Association Sponsor

The MEMS and Nanotechnology Exchange (MNX) has been providing services to the U.S. research community since 1999. We have completed over 2300 unique development and fabrication projects for our customers. We have thousands of MEMS and Nano process technologies available in our advanced processing facility, along with technical assistance from experienced and talented fabrication and process development engineers. MNX can provide a complete range of services to researchers who need a trusted partner at any project phase, including early-stage development, design and modeling, prototype fabrication, or transition to manufacturing. Contact us at www.mems-exchange.org to ask how we can help you quickly and affordably transform your concept from prototype to production!