Hamburg, 13 November 2019 – Hamburg’s expert for autonomous driving solutions, Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, is a host committee member of the world’s largest trade fair for the digital transformation of mobility and logistics. The committee will function as a board of trustees until the World Congress takes place in October 2021. It comprises leading representatives from the automotive, aviation and logistics industries and the public transport and research sectors.
The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg will be hosting the ITS World Congress from 11 to 15 October 2021. More than 400 companies from all over the world will be showcasing the latest trends and innovations at the trade fair in Hamburg. Key topics include automated and connected driving, smart infrastructure, urban aviation, sustainable mobility, digital harbour and logistics solutions, and mobility services. The organisers of the ITS World Congress 2021 have chosen the title “Experience Future Mobility Now” for their event, which will enable its visitors to witness new mobility solutions in action. The mayor of Hamburg, Peter Tschentscher (SPD), and the VW Strategy Director, Jürgen Rittersberger, headed the inaugural meeting of the 30-member ITS host committee in Berlin on Monday.
By the time the ITS World Congress kicks off, Hamburg will be a role model for new mobility concepts. Dr Ulrich Lages, CEO of Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH, commented: “We are Hamburg’s leading experts in autonomous driving, and the ITS World Congress will be a home fixture for us. Of course, we are thrilled to contribute our expertise to the organisation of the world’s largest trade fair for new mobility solutions. Ibeo has two decades’ worth of experience in the field of automated driving, so we are confident to make a significant contribution to the direction of the event.”
Ibeo is currently active on the Hamburg test track for automated and connected driving (TAVF), where it is testing converted series vehicles in public transport. As a specialist and the global leader in the field of object detection for transportation systems using LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), Ibeo has been raising the bar for research and development in automated and connected driving for many years.
Find out more at https://www.itsworldcongress.com/
Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has positioned itself as the global technology leader for LiDAR (light detection and ranging) laser scanner sensors and the associated products and software tools. This technology is used in vehicle assistance systems and in the field of autonomous driving. Ibeo has made it its mission to reinvent mobility by transforming vehicles into cooperative partners, thus making road traffic even safer. Ibeo employs a total of over 380 people at its locations in Hamburg, Germany, and Eindhoven, Netherlands. Since 2016, the automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG has held a 40 per cent share in Ibeo through Zukunft Ventures GmbH. The company celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018.
Further information at www.ibeo-as.com
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