DENSO, eSOL, and NEC Communication Systems Form Joint Venture
KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corp., eSOL Co., Ltd., and NEC Communication Systems, Ltd. will form a joint venture to develop basic software (BSW) 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 easy-to-use BSW to help automakers and Electronic Control Unit suppliers increase their quality and efficiency when developing products. The joint venture, called AUBASS CO., LTD, will be located in Tokyo, Japan and will begin operation May 2016.
The company’s decided to form this joint venture because each company excels in the technologies that will be needed for in-vehicle electronic products, and together they have sufficient experience to develop automotive BSW. By integrating the technologies in which the three companies are strong, the joint venture will provide highly competitive BSW.