Denso invests in AI fleet management technology company ActiveScaler

Denso, one of the world’s largest automotive suppliers, announced a significant investment in startup company ActiveScaler, a developer of Managed MaaS (Mobility-as-a-Service) systems powered by artificial intelligence. Denso’s investment will help expand ActiveScaler’s platform and technologies, which simplify and better customize shared mobility experiences. The agreement also will help accelerate deployment of Managed MaaS systems … Continue reading Denso invests in AI fleet management technology company ActiveScaler

Denso and Symbio to establish technology innovation center in Finland

Denso, one of the world’s largest suppliers of robotics and automation technologies, is partnering with software company Symbio to establish a technology innovation centre in Finland. Denso, the main supplier to Toyota and one of the leading automotive component manufacturers in general, says the innovation center in Finland is a joint enterprise based at Symbio’s … Continue reading Denso and Symbio to establish technology innovation center in Finland

From primitive tools to global power: Denso celebrates three milestone product anniversaries

Denso started out as a division of Toyota, which is the world’s largest automotive manufacturer, according to some statistics. By revenue, Toyota is actually the fifth-largest company in the world, ahead of competitors such as Volkswagen, Daimler, and General Motors. Interestingly, Toyota also generated more revenue than Apple in 2016. 

Denso Robotics reveals it has 95,000 industrial robots installed worldwide

Denso Robotics now has almost 100,000 industrial robots installed worldwide, which means it overtakes Kuka on the Robotics and Automation News list of top industrial robot manufacturers in the world.  The company – which is the main robotics and automation systems supplier to automotive giant Toyota – overtakes Kuka, and is now just 5,000 short … Continue reading Denso Robotics reveals it has 95,000 industrial robots installed worldwide

Denso to invest $1 billion in electric vehicle manufacturing in the US

  Denso, one of the world’s largest automotive technology suppliers, is expanding its US footprint with a $1 billion investment in its Maryville, Tennessee location. Denso says the investment is part of its commitment to advancing automotive innovation in North America, and will significantly increase the role North America plays in the global trend toward … Continue reading Denso to invest $1 billion in electric vehicle manufacturing in the US

Denso Robotics launches new scara robot

  Denso Robotics has launched its latest HSR four-axis scara – selective compliant assembly robot arm – robot.  The company says the new robot uses advanced vibration control, a newly designed, highly rigid lightweight arm and improved heat dissipation in the base unit to achieve new levels of continuous high-speed performance and repeatability. Peter Cavallo, … Continue reading Denso Robotics launches new scara robot

Denso creates consortium for network and computing infrastructure of automotive big data

Denso, the main supplier of automotive components to Toyota, is part of a new consortium which will develop infrastructure for driving data. As well as Denso, other companies in the consortium are Ericsson, Intel, NTT, NTT Docomo, Toyota InfoTechnology, and Toyota Motor. Together, the companies have initiated the formation of the Automotive Edge Computing Consortium. 

Denso creates new company for advanced driver assistance systems

Denso, the main supplier of electronics to Toyota, is establishing a new company to make components for autonomous driving.  The new company has been named NSITEXE, and it will develop electronics for advanced driver assistance systems as well as next-generation autonomous vehicles. More specifically, NSITEXE will design and develop semiconductor intellectual property cores, and systems … Continue reading Denso creates new company for advanced driver assistance systems

Denso opens new sales and training centre as it celebrates 50 years

Denso Robotics has opened its latest and “most modern” sales, application and training center, located 40 minutes northeast of Cincinnati. The Denso Robotics sales, application and training Center in West Chester, Ohio provides production operators, programmers and maintenance personnel training on the finer points of today’s cutting edge robotic arms, controllers and applications. Staffed with … Continue reading Denso opens new sales and training centre as it celebrates 50 years

Denso unveils collaborative robot prototype it calls ‘Cobotta’

Denso, one of the world’s largest robotics and automation companies, has unveiled a video of the new collaborative robot it calls “Cobotta”. The tiny six-axis prototype will be officially released towards the end of 2017 but the company has released a short video showing how it operates. Denso, which is owned by Toyota, says Cobotta is ideal … Continue reading Denso unveils collaborative robot prototype it calls ‘Cobotta’

Denso opens automotive research and development lab at Michigan university

Global auto supplier Denso has opened a new research and development lab at the University of Michigan, in the US.  Denso, which used to be part of Toyota, says the new research facility will “accelerate development of new auto safety technologies and create new research opportunities for engineering students”. The company says the Denso R&D Lab gives Denso an opportunity to … Continue reading Denso opens automotive research and development lab at Michigan university

Denso invests in deep learning and vision processing startup Thinci

Robotics and automation giant Denso says it’s become the lead investor in Thinci Denso says its investment in startup will help accelerate next-generation automotive technology, using innovative deep learning and vision processing silicon and software.  The company adds that its investment will lead to advancements in driver assistance and autonomous driving, improve the efficiency of thermal systems, and optimize the … Continue reading Denso invests in deep learning and vision processing startup Thinci

Denso teams up with Carnegie Mellon to develop artificial intelligence knowledge

Industrial robot-making giant Denso to advance artificial intelligence knowledge, signs technical advisory contract with Carnegie Mellon University In an effort to deepen and advance its knowledge in artificial intelligence, Denso has entered into a technical advisory contract with one of the world’s foremost researchers in computer vision, Carnegie Mellon University Professor Dr Takeo Kanade. Through this contract, … Continue reading Denso teams up with Carnegie Mellon to develop artificial intelligence knowledge

Denso enlists Applied Controls to expand operations in the US

Denso has enlisted Applied Controls to serve as one of the company’s key automation solution providers in the US.  The contract enables Applied Controls to market and support Denso’s portfolio of robotics products as part of the robot-making giant’s expansion plans.  Mark Anderson, Denso’s regional sales manager, says the Malvern, Pennsylvania distributor will have mid-Atlantic regional … Continue reading Denso enlists Applied Controls to expand operations in the US

Denso, eSol, and NEC form joint venture for connected cars

Denso is teaming up with eSol and NEC to develop superfast networks for connected cars.  The three companies will form a joint venture to develop basic software that can support high-speed data communication, high-quality security, and high-performance microcomputers, in order to advance in-vehicle systems used for automated driving and other control actions. The joint venture will provide … Continue reading Denso, eSol, and NEC form joint venture for connected cars