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AutoTech Connect
September 5, 2019 , Silicon Valley, CA

AASA, HDMA and OESA, in partnership with Capstone Financial Group, Inc. are pleased to host the inaugural “AutoTech Connect.” This new mobility technology and vehicle supplier matchmaking event will be held Sept. 5, 2019 at SRI International in Menlo Park, Calif. Tier 1 OE automotive suppliers and automotive aftermarket suppliers will have a unique opportunity to meet with startup companies that have developed advanced technologies for connected vehicles, telematics, EV and other applications. AutoTech Connect 2019 will provide a forum for one-on-one meetings between automotive suppliers and pre-vetted startups, learning about the latest trends, exploring new business relationships, networking with other suppliers and developing a better understanding of this evolving landscape.

Current Registered Start-up Companies
Additional Start-Ups and Being Added

Name Summary
Actasys, Inc. Applies aerodynamic principles and patented technology to maintain the cleanliness of automotive sensors.
Aftermarket Analytics Developer of a web-based application to help automotive aftermarket companies predict demand and customize inventory.
AIRLIB Creates real-time traffic pollution maps by crowdsourcing pollution data from millions of automotive Air Quality Sensors.
AlphaICs Corporation Developer of "Real AI Processor" that provides Perception and Decision-making ability to the edge in applications ranging from autonomous cars, drones, and robots.
Antenum Developers of a conformal antenna that sits flush with the vehicle's roof.
Arbe Robotics Proprietary imaging radar system that provides real-time high resolution 4D mapping.
Arrive, Inc. Partners with companies, brands, and municipalities to provide seamless parking and other mobility-related services.
Ascent Robotics Inc. A Robotics / AI startup developing intelligent autonomous vehicles and next-generation industrial robotics solution.
BreezoMeter Provides hyperlocal air quality data.
CarDash, Inc. Developing a service platform for the automotive industry of tomorrow.
Carma Car, Inc. A monthly vehicle subscription service that allows members to drive any of its cars as long as they want, with insurance, maintenance, and roadside assistance included. 
Deepen AI, Inc. Developing software to improve the labeling of camera, LiDAR, and radar data.
Dellfer, Inc. Dellfer focuses on cybersecurity solutions against "zero day" attacks within connected networks such as deployed IoT devices and connected vehicles.
Drive Time Metrics, Inc. Developing innovative new revenue streams from connected car data.
emotion3D GmbH Camera-based vehicle interior monitoring solutions for safety and comfort applications in the automotive industry. 
Eyeris Deep Learning based emotion recognition software that reads facial micro-expressions in real-time with regular cameras.
Eyeware Tech SA Enables machines to track eye-gaze remotely and in 3D, enabling attention sensing and intent prediction.
Freer Logic Neurobiomonitor headrest provides real-time brain data without contacting the vehicle’s driver.
Geotab Inc. Telematics software that makes actionable business intelligence and benchmarking data accessible.
Get My Parking A smart parking platform that connects all parking and mobility stakeholders on a common platform. 
Helm.ai An AI software company building a platform for L4 autonomous driving.
InfiniDome Cyber solutions that protect wireless communications from jamming and spoofing attacks.
Inventev Technology to create medium duty commercial truck electrification solutions, advisory services, and mobility services.
KULR Technology Corp. Developing thermal management systems that make electronics cooler, lighter and safer with carbon fiber-based technology.
Launch Mobility, Inc. A platform that supports full-service mobility operations, enabling remote vehicle access, smart reservation planning, and robust fleet management capabilities.
LifeSaver Driver behavior software that discourages phone usage while driving and features daily email reporting to the fleet manager.
Liftango Software to dynamically optimize route planning.
LISNR, Inc. A new communication protocol that sends data over audio.
Lunewave Inc. Developing antenna and radar sensor technology for use in a variety of markets including automotive, telecommunications, aerospace, and research for applications such as autonomous transportation, 5G delivery, and drones.
MagicGPS LLC Maker of a device that records the GPS location of where it's been.
Metawave Corp. Leverages adaptive metamaterials and AI to build high-performance radars capable of 3D imaging and vehicle-to-vehicle communications. 
Optimal Plus Ltd. Lifecycle analytics software for the electronics industry and its entire supply chain.
Parkofon Inc. A fully automated parking payment and control system that facilitates car sharing, parking management and enforcement.
Phiar Technologies, Inc. Developing augmented reality vehicle navigation that projects directions.
Pitstop A cloud-based Prognostic Maintenance Platform that enables enterprises to leverage the wealth of information available from their vehicle fleets.
PowerSphyr Inc. Wireless power charging solutions for the automotive, consumer and industrial markets. 
PreAct Technologies Leverages existing ADAS vehicle sensors and infrastructure to predict and prepare a vehicle and its occupants for an imminent crash.
Pyze, Inc. Sophisticated machine learning and AI-based personalization and engagement capabilities to marketers, product managers, and data analysts.
RFISee Ltd. Developing the world’s first 4D imaging-radar-on-1-chip, providing the next generation ears and eyes for autonomous vehicles.
RideCell, Inc. Platform that provides the technology needed to run a ridesharing or carsharing operation.
RoadBounce Developer of smartphone based software that records road roughness and driving comfort.
SafeMode A holistic solution designed for fleets, insurers, rental car companies, and car manufacturers that's intended to improve driver behavior.
SapientX A conversational AI platform that understands context, emotion, complex sentences and learns user preferences.
Savari, Inc. Hardware and software solutions that enable V2X based connectivity. 
Smart Radar System 4D Image Radar vision technology for automotive and industrial applications​.
Solair An exhaust pipe heat-based A/C compressor.
Soteria Battery Innovation Group Developing battery separators that reduce the volume, weight and cost of lithium-ion batteries.
Splitsecnd A portable device that detects accidents and connects to a 24/7 emergency response center.
Stradvision, Inc. Vision-based technology software used to help vehicles to identify and navigate objects.
Telenyze Inc. Developers of a tool that gathers sensor data through the OBD interface, analyzes the vehicle's health, detects and predicts problems and alerts drivers if a problem is detected.
TireStamp Inc. Tire pressure monitoring systems for truck fleets.
UltraSoC Technologies Ltd. Semiconductor IP that allows chip designers to integrate intelligent analytics infrastructure into the core hardware of their devices. 
Xapix Backend software developer for connected vehicle services, helping mobility companies access, use, and monetize their data. 
September 4 AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) Meeting

The AASA Mobility Technology Council (MTC) will hold a meeting from 4:00-6:00 p.m. on Sept. 4 at the same venue. MTC Members attending the meetings on Sept. 5 should register separately for each event. View the agenda or contact Chris Gardner for more information. Be sure to check out the recent article from AutoServiceWorld about the MTC and the council's initiatives. 

September 5 Joint OESA/AASA Mobility Supplier Forum

The Original Equipment Suppliers Association (OESA) and the Automotive Aftermarket Supplier Association (AASA) will host a joint meeting the morning of Sept. 5, 2019, at SRI in Menlo Park, California. This automotive forum meets quarterly in California’s “Silicon Valley” area and helps automotive suppliers advance their business interests in connected and transformative technologies. Each meeting features insights from leading industry experts on issues of common concern for automotive suppliers. AASA’s Mobility Technology Council (MTC) advances the business interests of suppliers of connected technologies for automotive aftermarket applications.
The meeting will feature John Muhs, attorney, Warner Norcross + Judd. Learn how tier suppliers and aftermarket suppliers are partnering with new technology companies and how you should approach these arrangements.
Jeremy Carlson, Principal Analyst, Autonomous Driving, Automotive, IHS Markit,​ will share insights on automotive electronics, connectivity, mobility futures, software trends, ADAS and more.

Jacki Lutz, Head of Global Marketing Communications and Intelligence, Aftermarket Business, Sensata Technologies, will join Chris Gardner in an engaging conversation on the various approaches to expanding into new aftermarket business areas.

Registration for the OESA/AASA 2019 Mobility Supplier Forum Q3 has closed. In-person registration will be available on the day of the event on-site. To expedite your registration, please complete the On-Site Form and bring it with you to the event there will be a designated individual who will help you complete registration.

September 5 Event Registration Fees
  • $225 -- Joint OESA/AASA Mobility Supplier Forum Morning Meeting

  • $500 -- Afternoon Matchmaking Event Table (per tier 1 aftermarket supplier company)

  • $100 -- Afternoon Matchmaking Event Individual (per person from automotive technology startup company)​

Morning and Afternoon registrations include lunch; Afternoon registration also include reception on Sept. 5. Attendees must register for each session separately.

Registration for the AutoTech Connect 2019 Matchmaking Event to be held on Sept. 5 has closed. In-person registration will be available on the day of the event on-site. To expedite your registration, please complete the On-Site Form and bring it with you to the event there will be a designated individual who will help you complete registration.

Who Should Attend?

Automotive, heavy duty, off-highway, and aftermarket suppliers looking for new technologies and potential business opportunities with innovative companies. For more information about this meeting, contact Steve Horaney, vice president, membership & sales, OESA; Brian Daugherty, CTO, MEMA; or Chris Gardner, Senior Vice President, Operations, AASA.

Hotel Accomodations

Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park
555 Glenwood Avenue
Menlo Park, California 94025 USA

A block of rooms have been set aside at the Residence Inn Palo Alto Menlo Park. Please book within the block for the best rates. Cut off day is Wednesday, Aug. 14. After that date the hotel cannot guarantee the rate or availability. 

All reservations must be made via phone. Attendees can call the hotel directly at 650.327.2000 and identify themselves as part of the AutoTech Connect group to receive the discounted rate:

  • Wednesday, September 4: $399

  • Thursday, September 5: $299


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