Toyota Group Participates in CeBIT 2017 for the First Time

Mar.13,2017

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota), Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. (Aisin Seiki), and DENSO Corporation (DENSO) of the Toyota Group will make their first appearance at CeBIT 2017, the international digital technology trade fair organized by Deutsche Messe AG and held in Hannover, Germany, from March 20 to March 24.

CeBIT 2017 is one of the world's largest international trade fair for cutting-edge technologies in information and communications, including IoT, big data, artificial intelligence, and robotics. This year, Japan will participates as the Partner Country for the first time with the Japan Pavilion (sponsored by the Japan External Trade Organization) based on the concept of "Create a New World with Japan -- Society 5.0, Another Perspective."

In the pavilion, Toyota, Aisin Seiki and DENSO are scheduled to showcase personal mobility technologies that bring comfort to everyday living and help resolve social issues and robotics expected to be employed in manufacturing plants and homes of the future. The three companies will also present their activities in the development of driving support systems that aim for zero casualties from traffic accidents and in automated driving technologies. The exhibition is planned to feature the technological efforts of each company, aimed at creating a society where everyone can live with a sense of excitement and security and to offer glimpses into the lifestyle of the future that will be transformed with digital technologies.

An outline of the exhibits from the three companies follows.

Company name

Description of the exhibits

Toyota

Proposals for a Mobility Society of the Future
 - Toyota's image of the mobility society of the future
 - Ha:mo, the next-generation urban traffic system
   (Presentation of demonstration tests in Japan and Europe, and service concept for people with limited mobility)
 - TOYOTA i-ROAD personal mobility exhibit
Activities aimed at zero casualties from traffic accidents
 - Overview of ITS Connect driving support system and evaluation of accident reduction effect
 - Examples of automated driving technologies of Cooperative ITS in action

Aisin Seiki

Activities toward the creation of a mobility life of the future that fulfills dreams
 -Exhibition of ILY-Ai, personal mobility vehicle suggesting a direction for future lifestyles
 -"Unconscious Driver Support System" with driver sensing technologies shown with video
 -"Remote Parking," an automatic parking system using the smartphone, shown with video
 -"Location Based Services" that collect high-precision location and vehicle information in a cloud to create new values, shown in video

DENSO

Proposals for the Manufacturing Plant of the Future
 - DENSO's vision of "Human and Machine Co-creation Factory IoT," shown with production line diorama and videos
 - The latest sensing technology that can detect very slight changes veering from the norm in facilities and robots
 - The latest robotics that support Factory IoT and technologies that can connect facilities and devices shown in an easy-to-understand way with demo models
 - A compact articulated arm robot "COBOTTA" to work together with humans

 

TOYOTA i-ROAD 

 

ILY-Ai 

COBOTTA

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