The AutoSens Awards are excited to reveal the shortlisted finalists for 2017. Highlighting the greatest design, technical and marketing innovations within the automotive imaging sector, categories celebrate individual contributions, team efforts and company excellence, as well as exploring academic endeavour, start-up excitement and corporate genius.
We received more than 80 separate nominations and have shortlisted 5 individuals, organisations or projects in each category. This will be passed on to the AutoSens Awards judging panel, which will select winners to be announced at the AutoSens Awards Presentation evening! On 20 September at the Atomium Brussels.
Most Engaging Content
The award for most engaging content was open to any individual or organisation who has consistently produced outstanding, engaging, educational or informative content.
- Image Sensors World – Vladimir Koifman
- EE Times – Junko Yoshida
- 2025AD – Stephan Giesler
- Transport Systems Catapult
- Automoblog.net – Carl Anthony
The hardware innovation award recognises a recent hardware product, technical team or company that has contributed most to the technical development of vehicle perception.
- STMicroelectronics – Imaging Division
- GEO Semi
- Gentex Corporation
The software innovation award recognises a recent piece of software, technical team or company that has contributed most to the technical development of vehicle perception.
- Open Source Robotics Foundation
- Codeplay Software
- Argus Cyber Security
Most Exciting Start-Up
A big idea, a dynamic proposition, a brave business model or a firebrand leader – the Most Exciting Start-up award recognises the panel’s view of the most complete package, the genuine intent to create a business, change the world and be known as a force for change in a single small company of motivated, passionate people.
- Machines with Vision
The game changer award recognises individuals, product/technical teams or whole companies that have already changed or have the potential to transform the industry. This award recognises an empassioned, unstoppable force for change that has the ability to transform our world view.
- Elon Musk, Tesla
- Tim Freeburn, Formula Pi
- Brian Deegan, Valeo
- Uwe Franke, Daimler AG
- Ulrich Seger, Robert Bosch
Highlighting the exceptional work across academia, the research award is open to all research projects and programmes seeking to find and share new understanding, ideas and knowledge.
- “FlexISP” – NVIDIA
- “Help or hindrance?” – University of Leeds (UK), University of Washington (USA), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (USA)
- “3xD Simulator for Intelligent Vehicles” – WMG, University of Warwick
Best Outreach Project
The best outreach project award recognises the work and influence of education and development projects led by organisations and individuals around the world.
- Formula Pi – Tim Freeburn
- Deep Learning Institute – NVIDIA
- AutoDrive Challenge – SAE, GM, Intel
- DIY Robocars – Chris Anderson
- AdaptIVe Automated Driving – Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, Ford, RWTH Aachen University, Centro Ricerche Fiat
Join the companies above to celebrate the very best in autonomous vehicle technology. There are a VERY limited number of tickets available – book today to avoid disappointment.