PlanetM Landing Zone
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Located in the heart of the automotive industry, the PlanetM Landing Zone provides a physical entry point for global mobility startups interested in doing business in Michigan to access the vast network of automotive companies, testing infrastructure, talent and R&D centers. A partnership between the Detroit Regional Chamber and the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), our mission is to make it as easy as possible for the world's best mobility companies to bring their innovation to market in North America.
Landing Zone Members
Adastec Corp. develops full size level 4 automated buses. In partnership with bus OEMs, we deploy electric automated buses to transportation operators, cities, campuses and any organization who plan to operate an automated fleet.
Aerotronics Inc. is an avionics sales, installation and service industry leader offering it's capabilities to commercial, general aviation and experimental aircraft customers while providing it's employees with a secure, safe and clean modern environment in which work.
AGC Automotive Americas (AANA) is a leading supplier of automotive glazing for the North American OEM and aftermarket industries. The company offers a full complement of services to customers including R&D, advanced engineering, program management, sales, marketing, high quality production, advanced automated manufacturing and JIT delivery.
AEye develops advanced vision hardware, software and algorithms that act as the eyes and visual cortex of autonomous vehicles. Since its demonstration of its solid state LiDAR scanner in 2013, AEye has pioneered breakthroughs in intelligent sensing. The company is based in Silicon Valley, and backed by world-renowned investors.
AImotive is one of the largest independent teams in the world working on automated driving technologies. Developing self-driving software, proprietary simulation tools, and neural network acceleration hardware IP, we are building an ecosystem to aid the deployment of automated driving.
Airspace Link Inc.
The Airspace Link platform is an all-in-one FAA-certified, cloud-based platform simultaneously connecting all constituents involved in legally flying a drone. State & local governments use the Airspace Link portal to define areas of risk, special ordinance and event restrictions within the community. With the combined data, Airspace Link is building new drone airspace infrastructure (similar to toll roads).
Applied provides software infrastructure for engineering and product development teams bringing autonomy to market. Industry leading companies of all sizes use Applied to comprehensively test and rapidly accelerate their autonomous vehicle development. Our team has software and automotive experts from the top companies in the world
Autoliv is the world's largest automotive safety supplier, with sales to all major car manufacturers in the world. Our close to 67,000 associates in 27 countries are passionate about our vision of Saving More Lives.
The 2018 AutoMobili-D featured more than 200 brands, ranging from automakers, to suppliers, to tech startups as well as universities and government organizations. No other event in North America provides an international platform for this vast array of companies, organizations and thought leaders under one roof.
Operating across four business sectors – Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology – Bosch is uniquely positioned to offer customers a multitude of value-add, cross-sector solutions across a diversity of industry applications.
Car Studio North America
Car Studio, is an International Company with experience in various sectors. A leader in the automotive and agricultural sectors, Car Studio has expanded its business, including prototyping and polyurethane production services by using the latest technology on the market.
We instantly tell companies if they are under attack, the attack’s impact and how to immediately stop the threat. Our platform finds a single component of an attack and connects it to other pieces of information to reveal an entire campaign and shut it down. Even the most talented analysts would struggle with detecting a threat and quickly building a complete attack story.
Deepen AI is an autonomous development tooling company. Its product solution utilizes advanced deep learning and computer vision AI algorithms to accelerate and simplify high quality labeling of camera, LiDAR, and radar data.
DeepHow bridges the skills gap in manufacturing, service and repair through an AI-powered learning platform based on interactive how-to videos. AI Stephanie helps to capture experts’ workflow via videos, analyze, index, and organize videos into step-by-step interactive iHow-to videos, deliver them in multiple languages, supporting powerful search queries. Novices can interact with Stephanie using voice and learn anytime, anywhere at their own pace.
DENSO is one of the world's largest automotive suppliers of technology and components found in almost all vehicles around the globe. From our extraordinary products to the unique manufacturing processes we use to create them, DENSO is building a mobility future that enables freedom of movement for people and things, eliminates accidents, revitalizes the environment and enriches society.
Derq is a Dubai & Detroit based MIT spin-off and Techstars alum with a mission to eliminate road accidents and save lives by using artificial intelligence and V2X technology. Derq can predict and prevent car accidents before anyone else on the road. Our goal is to predict and prevent collisions at any time, independent of vehicle model, autonomy and surroundings
As a global leader in automotive technology, Faurecia provides innovative solutions to automotive challenges within its four strategic businesses: Faurecia Seating, Faurecia Interiors, Faurecia Clarion Electronics and Faurecia Clean Mobility.
Ford Motor Company
Today, Ford Motor Company touches the lives of people in every corner of the globe, not just by making and selling the most technologically advanced, reliable and fun-to-drive vehicles in the world, but by leading the way in manufacturing and business innovation.
Humanising Autonomy envisions a future where people around the world can naturally and intuitively interact with autonomous systems, and is creating a new category of human-centred products that help people and autonomous systems to better understand, interact, and work with each other.
Ibeo Automotive USA, Inc.
Ibeo Automotive USA, Inc. is a subsidiary company of the Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH. Ibeo Automotive is German specialist for automotive LIDAR sensor technology. In addition to the state of the art laser scanners, Ibeo develops software for environmental detection, referencing tools for Highly Automated Driving and Autonomous Driving (HAD/AD) systems as well as Highly Automated Driving and Mapping & Localization applications.
Immense are a software company enabling intelligent mobility. We have built a software platform that revolutionizes how transport stakeholders use simulation to make informed decisions associated with the movement of people and goods. Our cloud-hosted SaaS platform provides detailed, data-driven ‘worlds’ that enables advanced strategic and operational decision support.
Software is revolutionizing the automotive industry and powering modern experiences including connected and autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and industrial IoT. Our calling is excelling at cloud, mobile, in-vehicle, and other embedded systems by homing in on highly disciplined practices of test driven development, continuous integration, continuous deployment, and pair programming.
At INTVO, we use behavioral artificial intelligence (AI) to break through the boundaries of autonomous vehicle technology and improve safety. We combine advanced vision systems with a complex and robust data set to bring true understanding of human behavior to the road. At INTVO, our mission is simple: we want to improve road safety while increasing people’s confidence in autonomous vehicles.
Invest Michigan is a non-profit funded by the Michigan Strategic Fund. As fund manager for both the Michigan Pre-Seed Fund 2.0 and the University Commercialization Fund, Invest Michigan invests in early-stage high tech businesses located in Michigan.
Kanematsu Corporation was established in 1889 as a pioneer for trade between Japan and Australia. With a pioneering spirit and aggressive creative imagination and ingenuity as its guidelines, Kanematsu expanded its business into a variety of areas over time and developed into a globalized corporation.
Karamba Security provides Autonomous Security, the industry-leading end-to-end preventative solutions that are designed, from the ground up, for the resource-constrained environments. This award-winning self-protecting solution provides automotive cybersecurity that is built into the embedded software. Karamba prevents zero-day cyberattacks with zero false positives while assuring negligible performance impact.
Lightning Media brings you the freedom to execute your most ambitious goals. With global strategic alliances, and a sizable resource of leading talent, your projects can be executed intelligently and efficiently. We help all brands enlighten their ideas to inspiring heights. We provide visualization of creative brand concepts and help bring ideas to life through a diverse resource pool of talent for all visual media.
Rides on tap: With 95% coverage across the US, you can be on your way in just a few minutes. Budget-friendly: Whether you need a luxury ride or one to carry the whole family, easily compare ride types, pricing, and ETAs right up front. Safety first: Lyft drivers undergo two types of background checks and give over 1 million rides every single day — that's why the average Lyft ride is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars.
MARELLI is a progressive, open-minded and truly global partner who inspires you to go further. MARELLI brings together two successful global automotive manufacturers from Italy and Japan, with a world-leading reputation for innovation and manufacturing excellence (Monozukuri). MARELLI operates out of 170 facilities and R&D centers across Europe, Japan, the Americas and Asia Pacific, and has operational headquarters in Saitama, Japan and Corbetta, Italy.
P4Q USA Inc.
We design, manufacture and integrate custom electronic components and systems for the automotive industry relating to "Body and Comfort Electronics": Optics, exterior and interior lighting, mechatronics and sensor solutions as well as Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS/PCBA).
Parkofon offers an all-in-one device that will revolutionize the urban commute starting with parking, a major obstacle in city living. With housing prices going up and urban spaces getting denser, efficient parking reduces congestion, curbs pollution, and promotes economic growth by making our commute shorter and more enjoyable.
Phoenix Contact USA
Phoenix Contact develops and manufactures industrial electrical and electronic technology products that power, protect, connect and automate systems and equipment.
PolySync Technologies Inc.
Founded in 2013, PolySync Technologies driving mission is to advance the state-of-the-art of ADAS and autonomous vehicle technology by delivering products built to enable the pursuit of safer mobility. PolySync products have been used by over 80 companies, from startups to Fortune 500s, to develop their most advanced vehicle technology.
Porsche Consulting, Inc
Porsche Consulting is a leading management consultancy for putting strategies into practice. We have a clear mission: generate competitive advantage based on measurable results. We always focus on people—out of principle. Success comes from working together with our clients and their employees from shop floor to C-suite.
Electric vehicle charging occurs up to 6 times faster with level 2 EV charging stations from Powerlink Systems. Our charging solutions cover residential, workplace and commercial applications. We provide expert customer care and offer assistance whether you're just gathering information or looking to upgrade an existing charging station.
We use aerial imagery, computer vision, and analytics to automate the observation, measurement, and analysis of change in cities. Our solutions support the reutilization of urban land for more productive means, facilitating sustainable economic growth by providing our customers data that is affordable, reliable, accessible, and most of all, easy to understand.
Qumulo Hybrid Cloud File Storage delivers real-time visibility, scale and control of data across on-prem and cloud. Qumulo customers understand storage at a granular level; programmatically configure and manage usage, capacity and performance; and are continuously delighted with new capabilities, 100% usable capacity and direct access to experts.
RIDE Technologies, LLC
RIDE offers a wide range of data management services that help in efficient training and validation of deep convolutional neural networks specializing in the automotive domain.
More than 6000 employees develop and produce integrated system solutions in the fields of aerodynamics, propulsion and new mobility. With 41 locations on 4 continents, we are globally positioned and therefore very close to our customers. Developing the best solutions for our customers is our goal and our driving force in all our development fields.
SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software, helping companies of all sizes and in all industries run at their best: 77% of the world’s transaction revenue touches an SAP system. Our machine learning, Internet of Things (IoT), and advanced analytics technologies help turn customers’ businesses into intelligent enterprises.
We help you create better business and meaningful digital experiences by offering full range solutions for your digitalization challenges. By combining strategic insight, creative design, data management, and using our technology expertise you can trust us to provide the best possible solutions for your business.
Singh Vision Systems
SVS holds key IP in thermal management technologies that make integration of lidar possible and cost effective into the vehicle lighting systems. Reduced thermal means lower power required, lower mass and longer range lidar.
Sportiva, LLC is a professional Sales Consulting Firm focused on designing-in highly engineered electronic and electro-mechanical components at all OEM’s. Sportiva offers a wide range of data management services that help in efficient training and validation of deep convolutional neural networks specializing in the automotive domain.
Upstream Security is the first cloud-based cybersecurity solution purpose-built for protecting connected vehicles and smart mobility services from cyber-threats and misuse. Upstream’s C4 platform leverages existing automotive data feeds to detect threats in real-time and delivers cybersecurity insights supported by AutoThreat Intelligence, the first automotive cybersecurity threat feed in the industry.
Vibracoustic is a global leading supplier of NVH solutions for the automotive industry. We supply virtually every light vehicle manufacturer, commercial vehicle manufacturer, and tier 1 supplier in the world with solutions that clearly and noticeably boost the comfort on board. Our bearings, mounts, springs, isolators, and mass dampers reduce the noise and vibrations caused not only by power trains, but also by adverse road conditions.
It is our mission at Voxel51 to enable people and organizations to best use their video resources to make exceptional decisions. We operate in the cloud, so our vision engine can process your data locally wherever it is stored. Our cloud platform provides full access to our suite of video analytics, and you pay only for the services that you use. Our Vision Services API is the bridge to our state-of-the-art computer vision engine.
At Xapix, we are building a data and API orchestration platform to provide vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and service providers with ultimate flexibility, speed, and security around data interoperability. This allows mobility companies to scale services faster and more secure than ever.
We create new business models with a strong focus on continuous integration, continuous deployment and high usage of real-time customer data as feedback into our development and decision making. We are a truly agile software company, organized in high-performing, purpose-driven teams. We are product focused and demonstrate actual results at every iteration.