DENSO, NEC form JV to develop connectivity technologies

Dec. 1, 2017
DENSO, NEC form JV to develop connectivity technologies

DENSO Corporation and NEC Platforms, Ltd., a subsidiary of NEC Corporation, unveiled a new joint venture, DENSO NEXT CO., LTD, to develop in-vehicle information and communications equipment critical for fostering a truly connected environment inside vehicles, such as instrument clusters, head-up displays, and on-board communication equipment.

The company will start operations on December 1.

DENSO NEXT will be located on the premises of NEC’s Tamagawa Plant in Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan. The innovations developed by DENSO and NEC Platforms engineers will enable DENSO to more efficiently produce existing information and communications equipment, and to create new products in line with vehicle cockpit advancements.

NEC and NEC Platforms have expertise in ICT and conventional in-vehicle equipment through their development of wireless communication and software products. Their expertise will be applied to achieve further advancement of in-vehicle equipment that requires high reliability and long-term assurance.