At this year’s CES, Pioneer Corporation is showcasing its portfolio of automotive technology and services with a focus on three primary business areas: sensor solutions to support the future of autonomous driving; data solutions to enhance driver safety and security; and product solutions that can add connectivity and infotainment to practically any vehicle.
The company explains that they are now dedicated to developing technologies to improve and enhance the driving and vehicle ownership experience, including innovations in both aftermarket and automotive OEM technologies. Pioneer Smart Sensing Innovations Corporation, created to advance the autonomous driving-related business of Pioneer, demonstrates its 3D-LiDAR-based sensing technologies and innovations for the future.
As we move closer to the reality of an autonomous driving society, Pioneer is continuing development of a wide lineup of 3D-LiDAR sensors, including a mass-production model currently targeted to start full-scale production from fall 2020. This model, demonstrated at CES 2020, is more compact in size with extended measurement distance and improved overall performance. Pioneer’s Data Solutions Business Division focuses on the utilization of data, including in-vehicle telematics, to enhance transportation safety and security with a path toward a future free from collisions and traffic congestion.
At CES 2020, this group is presenting both current and future Pioneer products and services as well as examples of Pioneer-proprietary competencies that make these solutions a reality. Solutions showcased include Pioneer rDrive, the connected services solution powered by LoJack® that is available for the U.S. market, and Intelligent Pilot, an ADAS solution offered by Pioneer in the Japanese market that estimates the risk of an accident in real time. This estimate is based on various data including digital maps, probe data, accident-prone spots, weather, and driving tendencies.
As a prominent manufacturer of in-vehicle technology, the Pioneer Product Solutions group presents a range of solutions for both the automotive aftermarket and automotive OEM applications, including advanced smart connectivity, high performance audio and visual entertainment, and driver assistance technologies such as blind spot awareness and rear visibility systems.
The Pioneer booth included a full line of aftermarket products designed to upgrade practically any vehicle, from the classic cars of yesterday to today's modern automobiles, including the latest automotive aftermarket integration of Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, and multiple prototype integrations of Amazon Alexa Built-in. Following the trend toward larger screen sizes and higher display resolution, Pioneer’s latest in-vehicle multimedia receivers are available in a variety of installation applications and screen sizes with a unique tile-based UI.