SOUTHFIELD, Mich., Dec. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- At the upcoming 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, global auto supplier DENSO will use virtual and augmented reality platforms to illustrate how its technology could be used to make life smarter, safer and easier. DENSO will exhibit in the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC); Booth #2131, Jan. 6-9.
Visitors to DENSO's booth will be able to experience how vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2X) technology can create a safer and more convenient mobile world. These technologies help with accident avoidance, hazard warnings on highways or country roads, and collision avoidance for off road vehicles.
"It's our goal at DENSO to use our technology to create a smarter, safer and more convenient world," said Doug Patton, executive vice president of Engineering at DENSO International America, Inc. "But not only on the road—we're exploring how our technology and components can be applied far beyond the automobile, like in health care or agriculture. We want our technology to lead to better quality of life for people around the world."
DENSO's exhibit will also feature a Wellness Monitoring System to measure biometrics, such as blood pressure and heart rate and a gaze detection system for the automobile that tracks eye movement and responds based on where you are looking in a vehicle cockpit.
About DENSO: DENSO Corp., headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 38 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs more than 140,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015, totaled US$35.9 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.2 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.
About DENSO in North America: In North America, DENSO employs more than 22,000 people at 30 consolidated companies and affiliates. Of these, 25 are manufacturing facilities located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. In the United States alone, DENSO employs more than 14,000 people in California, Michigan, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Iowa, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas and Arkansas. DENSO's North American consolidated sales totaled US$8.0 billion for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2015. For more information, go to www.densocorp-na.com.
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