Today, the role of automotive industry and their suppliers are undergoing a seismic change owing to the massive upsurge in usage of advanced embedded designs. Staring from wiper controls to complex anti-lock brake controls and air bags, embedded systems have gleaned comprehensive control of automobiles. Primarily, the growth has been triggered by the use of electronics that has been elemental in meeting safety parameters and has made automotive systems user-friendly and convenient. Owing to rising safety concerns by several regulatory bodies, the demand for airbags, cruise control, ADAS, ESC systems, electronic steering systems, and brake by wire systems have reached unprecedented counts. For instance, companies such as Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Ford, and Volkswagen have started selling autopilot systems for freeways. On the same note, Tesla launched the Tesla Model S Autopilot System, a semi-autonomous vehicle software that is capable of self-driving on highways. Also, companies such as Robert Bosch, Toshiba, and Panasonic have also adopted various business strategies such as new product developments, expansions, and partnerships, among others, to enhance their position in the automotive embedded systems market.
However, while architecting a system design, maintaining the product’s line cost, performance, and quality remains the paramount concerns among automotive vendors. To assist CIOs maneuver in the right direction while choosing a vendor for Embedded Design, a distinguished panel of CEOs, CIOs, VCs, and analysts along with the Embedded Advisor’s editorial board has selected the most promising Embedded Design and Solution Provider companies. The organizations featured in this edition demonstrate an ability to develop innovative embedded designs combined with the ability to deliver exceptional customer service.
We present to you “Top 10 Embedded Design and Solution Providers for Automotive Sector - 2018.”