Cipia announces first Technomous purchase order and start of production with China’s largest automaker SAIC Motor
TEL AVIV, Israel, December 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Cipia (TASE: CPIA), an automotive technology company providing automakers and fleets with advanced AI-based cabin sensing solutions for driver and interior monitoring, announces first purchase order (PO) Tier 1 Technomous, and the start of production (SOP) with from China the largest automotive company SAIC Motor.
David Tolub, CEO of Cipia said, “We are delighted to partner with Technomous and SAIC Motor and begin mass production of a vehicle that incorporates Cipia’s Driver Sense within a year of launch. The integration of the system in such a short period of time is a testament to the quality of the solution and the level of service, and offers automakers the possibility of staying at the forefront of technology and safety, and of benefiting from ‘a competitive advantage in the market. “
According to to research from mainland China and the nonprofit HCVC, 74% of road crash survivors attribute distracted driving as the main cause. With the increasing number of distractions in cars and an overreliance on semi-autonomous driving functions, there is a clear need for technology to mitigate the dangers of distracted driving.
Computer vision and AI technology powering Driver Sense, monitors and analyzes driver behavior by detecting visual attributes such as eyelids, pupils, direction of gaze, etc., and translating them as is. physiological driver (drowsiness, distraction, talking on the phone, etc.), allowing warnings and rescue actions.
The Chinese auto market has grown steadily over the past two decades. In 2020, 25M the vehicles were manufactured in China – more than the United States and the EU combined, and in recent years, Chinese automakers have started acquiring international auto brands and targeting western markets with international brands. SAIC Motor was the best-selling automaker in China for 15 consecutive years, reaching a sales volume of 5.6 million vehicles across its brands in 2020.
Cipia is delivering its market-leading driver monitoring system (DMS), Driver Sense, for integration into the Roewe RX5 MAX car model running on the TI TDA4VM SoC, which is already in production. This project joins other car models already in series production with Driver Sense on board; among them a model of an American manufacturer of electric vehicles. The project with Technomous for SAIC was included in Cipia’s IPO prospectus as part of the winning designs and life cycle forecasting value.
Cipia Vision Ltd (“Cipia”), (TASE: CPIA) is a leading automotive technology company providing automotive manufacturers and fleets with advanced AI-based cabin sensing solutions for driver monitoring (DMS) and the surveillance of the interior (OMS). Its flagship product Driver Sense uses computer vision and artificial intelligence to improve the safety and driving experience of the vehicle. The company focuses on the automotive environment in the cabin, offering Driver Sense – driver monitoring software, Cabin Sense – occupancy monitoring software and Cipia-FS10 – a driver monitoring and video telematics device for fleets. . Over a decade of research and development is behind the company’s proprietary, market-leading computer vision technology. Cipia is constantly pushing the boundaries of what intelligent sensing solutions can see and accomplish, for better and safer mobility.
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