The advantages of Mobileye’s mono-camera based technology have been recognized by a growing list of vehicle manufacturers. Production started in 2007 with three manufactures– Volvo, BMW and General Motors on multiple vehicle models, and has now become widespread in the market. Mobileye is currently working on series programs for launch on MY15 (year 2014) through MY18 and beyond for 20 distinct vehicle manufacturers, and will be available as either an optional addition or as a standard fit on over 285 car models in the market place, with functions ranging from LDW to vision only Adaptive Cruise Control, Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) on licensed vehicles, pedestrians and other obstacles including debris, and up to autonomous driving applications.
In the OEM market Mobileye distinguishes itself from the competition by 3 key technical highlights:
- Monocular approach – the ability to perform obstacle detection, range and relative speed measurement with a single camera.
- A unique range of vision based DAS applications.
- The Mobileye EyeQ® vision-system-on a chip.
The current list of OEM partners with whom Mobileye is working is - Chrysler, Ford, GM and Tesla in the US; Audi, BMW, FIAT, Jaguar, MAN, Opel, PSA, Renault, Scania, Volvo, and VW in Europe; and Honda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, HKMC and Yulon in Asia.