JERUSALEM and PARIS – Global automotive supplier Valeo has joined forces with Mobileye N.V., a global provider of front-facing camera based driving assistance systems, to combine Mobileye’s EyeQ family of microprocessors and computer vision algorithms with Valeo’s driver assistance sensor portfolio.
Under the cooperation agreement, Valeo will design and industrialize a range of front-facing camera solutions and sensor fusion products using Mobileye’s EyeQ family of microprocessors and computer vision algorithms. The product portfolio will include monocular cameras for active safety applications to satisfy regulatory requirements for collision avoidance, fusion with non-scanning LED, fusion with radar and trifocal camera configurations for high-end customer functions. The product offering will be designed for scalability and is expected to run on a single Mobileye EyeQx system-on-chip.
In addition, Mobileye and Valeo have joined forces in an exclusive cooperation to develop an innovative joint product proposition for the automated driving market, combining vision and laser scan. The combination of Valeo’s global presence and excellent technology portfolio, including market-leading Laser Scan Technology, with Mobileye’s unique expertise on image processing technology will allow both partners to create unique solutions for future autonomous cars.
Valeo is developing a range of high-technology systems using ultrasonic sensors, radar, cameras powered by EyeQx, laser scanners and software to make the car of the future more energy-efficient, safer and more intuitive to drive. The relationship with Mobileye is expected to further strengthen Valeo’s leadership on the path toward autonomous and intuitive cars.