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
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.
Airspace Experience Technologies
By offering an eco-friendly, quiet and connected “electric vertical takeoff and landing” (eVTOL) aircraft that leverages the perfect fusion of proven automotive grade innovation and aviation technology, ASX can re-imagine the daily commute and give commuters time back to be more productive. With the MOBi-ONE VTOL aircraft, ASX will connect cities, suburbs, and surrounding airports like never before
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
Our passion is to make autonomous driving safe, affordable and available – today. At Arbe we develop and provide a turnkey solution for level 4 full autonomous driving. Based on our proprietary imaging radar, our system is the first ever to provide real-time 4D mapping in high resolution, thus making any vehicle fully autonomous.
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.
At CARMERA, we believe next-generation mobility services require end-to-end thinking, with customer-agnostic, independently sustainable solutions. We fulfill this promise both in the scope of our flagship HD mapping suite for autonomous vehicles, and in our supporting products and services to other critical stakeholders in the built environment.
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.
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.
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.
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 Hybrids, LLC
Lightning Systems works with you to provide the right electric powertrain on the right chassis to meet the needs of your fleet. From Ford Transit vans to the largest city transit bus repowers – Lightning products will improve your fleet’s operating costs, safety, and make sure you’re driving the cleanest and most advanced technology on the road.
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.
Through a process of constant innovation, Magneti Marelli aims at optimizing transversal know-how in the electronics field in order to develop intelligent systems and solutions that contribute to the advancement of mobility, according to criteria relating to environmental sustainability, safety and quality of life onboard the vehicles.
Mapbox is the location data platform for mobile and web applications. We provide building blocks to add location features like maps, search, and navigation into any experience you create. We’re changing the way people move around cities and explore our world. Through the apps Mapbox powers, we reach more than 300 million people each month.
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.
Pitstop is a cloud-based Prognostic Maintenance Platform that enables enterprises to leverage the wealth of information available from their vehicle fleets. Their data engine integrates Connected Vehicles, Dealerships, Fleet Manager, Tier 1 Suppliers, OEMs, Insurance Companies and the Aftermarket Supply Chain.
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.
Since 1973 RCO Engineering has been the one stop shop for companies looking to design & engineer their parts and prototypes. Our expertise is in seating but we excel in developing a variety of components.
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.
Röchling is a family-owned, medium-sized corporate group that specializes in processing engineering plastics. We are one of the global leaders in this field. The capital goods sector, automotive industry, medical and pharmaceutical technology providers – our innovative products are trusted by a wide variety of customers.
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.
SEET is an on-demand carpooling platform aimed at transforming the way people commute. SEET enables like-minded people, living/working near each other and traveling along the same route, to carpool together instead of passing by on the freeway while commuting to work.
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.
Sportiva, LLC is a professional Sales Consulting Firm focused on designing-in highly engineered electronic and electro-mechanical components at all OEM’s.
Reclaimed and recycled carbon fiber is a low-cost alternative to virgin material for automotive and industrial applications. Vartega’s recycled carbon fiber, which is sourced from various dry fiber and prepreg scrap sources, exhibits the same mechanical properties as virgin carbon fiber. Vartega’s fiber is available in semi-continuous, chopped, and milled formats.
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, any 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. We can deliver an on-premises deployment of our platform that brings our analytics to your doorstep. Our Vision Services API is the bridge to our state-of-the-art computer vision engine.
VSI is the leading researcher of active safety and automated vehicle technologies. Since 2014 VSI has been decomposing the eco-system for automated vehicle technologies. VSI has examined thousands of products representing over 800 companies from Silicon Valley startups to multinational automotive OEMs. VSI also conducts applied research on the integration of AV solutions.
WekaIO has built the world's fastest shared file system for AI, machine learning and technical computing workloads. The solution accelerates compute intensive applications so that data scientists, researchers and engineers get to the answer faster.
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.