Aptiv Receives 21st PACE Award for its Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform

DUBLIN -- Aptiv PLC (NYSE: APTV), a global technology company enabling the future of mobility, announced today it was recognized by Automotive News as a 2019 PACE Award winner for its Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform, marking the 21st time Aptiv has earned this honor. For more than 25 years, the PACE Awards have recognized suppliers for their game-changing product and process innovations. Aptiv leads the industry as having received more PACE Awards than any other company.

Aptiv is democratizing active safety through the efficient and scalable Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform. Most systems have the computing power integrated into the sensors, processing the information at the source, which makes each sensor expensive to build and to replace when damaged. Aptiv’s Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform takes processing and electronics out of individual sensors, instead sending the information to the central platform, allowing the sensors to be smaller, more cost efficient, lighter and easier to package in a vehicle. The reduced mass and volume also eliminates sensor heat dissipation concerns. In one application Aptiv’s innovative technology reduced the camera footprint from the size of a deck of playing cards to the size of a pack of chewing gum.

“As a global technology company with a rich history of developing safer, greener and more connected solutions, we are honored to be recognized for our Automated Driving Satellite Compute Platform,” said David Paja, Aptiv’s senior vice president and president of Advanced Safety & User Experience. “This industry-first platform, developed by our talented team, enables our customers to apply a simplified sensor footprint to scale features for advanced levels of safety automation. It truly is a game changer in the industry.”  

From basic ADAS to Level 4 autonomous vehicles, this compute platform is scalable for increasing automated driving levels and complexity demands. The concept has had a revolutionary impact on Aptiv’s customer’s vehicle architecture.

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