As a part of its next generation mobility solutions to achieve Vision Zero, zero accidents and zero emissions, ZF Group announced its strategic collaboration with Israeli technology companies Cognata and OptimalPlus. The announcement underpins ZFs innovation management process which entails working collaboratively with the technology ecosystem, in addition to its own in-house research and development.
These technology enterprises would bolster ZF’s competence in the area of plant operations management, and the enhanced efficiency of ADAS validation operations. The collaboration with Cognata is in the area of ADAS raw data management and transformation. This collaboration will enhance capabilities in ADAS data management for validation. The collaboration with OptimalPlus aims to improve plant performance and jointly bring specialized software products in the future.
ZF has been tapping into Israel’s tech ecosystem for many years. The biggest success story is the collaboration between ZF and Mobileye, An Intel Company. This has led to combination for the supply of forward-facing intelligent cameras and underlying software in the Advanced Driver Assistance space. The companies have worked together to develop both single lens cameras and the Tri-cam, the industry’s only three lens intelligent camera. The companies are also jointly developing advanced Level2+ automated driving systems for light vehicles.
Source: Press Release