OmniAir’s newest member global automotive supplier DENSO, has been globally researching and developing V2X technology for 15 years. DENSO is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electrification, electronics, advanced safety, and information and communication. One of DENSO’s central focus points is Dedicated Short-range Communications (DSRC), which is the primary enabling component of V2X communications.
“Adding DENSO, a major Tier 1 automotive supplier, to our growing membership base only helps reinforce our position that V2X communication is vital to promoting public safety on our roadways,” said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir.
DENSO has an automated driving platform focused on five key functions: Sensing, Prediction, Interactivity, Connectivity, and Protection. OmniAir looks forward to utilizing DENSO’s vast knowledge in connectivity and protection within our connected vehicle technology and automotive cybersecurity working groups.
About OmniAir Consortium
OmniAir Consortium is the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification in ITS, tolling, IoT technologies and connected vehicles. OmniAir’s membership includes public agencies, private companies, research institutions, and independent test laboratories. Learn more about OmniAir at www.omniair.org.
About DENSO in North America
DENSO is a leading global automotive supplier ofadvanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. With its North American headquarters located in Southfield, Michigan, DENSO employs more than 23,000 people at 30 consolidated companies and affiliates across the North American region. Of these, 28 are manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs more than 17,000 people in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Iowa,Georgia, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas. DENSO’s North American consolidated sales totaled US$9.6 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017. For more information, go to www.denso.com/us-ca/en. Connect with DENSO on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DENSOinNorthAmerica.