Denso Semiconductor Subsidiary Invests $65 Million In Artificial Intelligence Startup

SOUTHFIELD - DENSO Corporation subsidiary NSITEXE, a developer of key semiconductor components enabling automated driving, announced it has invested $65 million in ThinCI Inc., an Artificial Intelligence hardware startup developing computing platforms. ThinCI’s programmable computing architecture can accelerate deep learning, AI and other algorithms relevant to the automotive industry and will provide somewhere around 5

By |2018-09-13T21:01:42+00:00September 12th, 2018|Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurs|

Denso Buys Holland Auto Smartphone Software Company

HOLLAND - Automotive component manufacturer Denso International America Inc. has acquired Holland-based InfiniteKey Inc., along with several key patents and research and development resources. The terms were not disclosed. Denso is the North American regional headquarters of Denso Corp. Many cars today have push button ignition which will start your car as long as you

By |2017-12-19T18:58:16+00:00December 19th, 2017|Auto Tech|

Top 10 Finalists Named For NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT  – The envelopes have been opened and the top 10 finalist for the second annual NextChallenge: Smart Cities competition where they will compete for up to $100,000 to demonstrate urban hardware and software technology solution in a real-world setting. New this year, a People’s Choice Award will be determined by audience participation colleges using

By |2017-11-27T20:01:38+00:00November 27th, 2017|Connected Tech, Featured, Mobile MI|

Denso Gives Blue Devil Motorsports $10,000 Grant To Fund R&D For Robotics, Thermodynamics

SOUTHFIELD – A $10,000 grant to support Blue Devil Motorsports at Lawrence Technological University was among 22 grants announced Monday by the DENSO North America Foundation, the North American philanthropic arm of the global automotive supplier DENSO. The grants, which total nearly $1 million, fund programs providing hands-on learning opportunities in areas from robotics and

By |2017-06-21T20:47:32+00:00June 21st, 2017|STEAM|

Auto Supplier Denso To Sponsor FIRST Robotics In 2017

SOUTHFIELD - Auto supplier Denso has again announced a 2017 commitment to FIRST Robotics, to which it has donated more than $800,000 since 2002. Detroit will host the FIRST Robotics Championship at Cobo Center and Ford Field in April 2018, 2019 and 2020. Denso is a Silver Level Supplier Sponsor of FIRST, and teamed up

By |2017-01-20T11:29:30+00:00January 20th, 2017|ESD, STEAM|

Callida Energy Wins $80,000 2016 NextChallenge: Smart Cities

DETROIT - Callida Energy, a software that helps more efficiently heat and cool buildings, won first prize Thursday and a check for $80,000 in the 2016 NextChallenge: Smart Cities technology challenge. RideHop, a company that more efficiently operate transportation systems, won second place and $20,000. The challenge is a partnership among NextEnergy, Denso International America,

By |2016-12-09T16:38:52+00:00December 9th, 2016|Clean Update, Featured|

U-M Dearborn Students Help Denso, NextEnergy Study Future Of Car Sharing Technology

SOUTHFIELD - Thirty students at the University of Michigan-Dearborn have been sharing three battery-electric Ford Focus cars for the past three weeks as part of a long-term study that will help shape the future of vehicle sharing. The experiment was crafted by auto supplier Denso and NextEnergy, a Detroit-based accelerator of advanced energy and mobility

By |2016-12-02T14:50:12+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Clean Update, Featured|

NextEnergy Partners With Denso To Accelerate Smart City, Advanced Mobility Technologies

DETROIT - NextEnergy has partnered with global auto supplier Denso to accelerate smart city and advanced mobility technologies. Japan-based Denso said in a press release that its sponsorship aligns with the company’s corporate environmental policy and action plan to help resolve environmental and energy issues and conduct business in harmony with nature, a policy first

By |2016-10-27T20:26:09+00:00October 27th, 2016|Autonomous Vehicles, Connected Tech|