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Top 62 Road Safety Companies and Organizations in 2024

July 13, 2023


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Here is a list of top 62 road safety companies and organizations that are making a positive impact on society.

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Road safety is a critical aspect of ensuring the well-being and security of individuals while traveling. With millions of lives at stake, several organizations worldwide are committed to promoting road safety through various initiatives and projects. In this article, we will explore some of the top road safety companies and organizations that are making a significant impact on enhancing safety measures globally.

Introduction to Road Safety

Before we delve into the details, let’s understand what road safety entails and why it is crucial. Road safety refers to the practices, measures, and rules aimed at reducing accidents, injuries, and fatalities on roads. It involves educating individuals about safe driving habits, implementing effective traffic management systems, and developing infrastructure conducive to safe transportation.

Introduction to Road Safety

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The importance of road safety cannot be overstated. Every year, countless lives are lost due to preventable accidents caused by negligence or inadequate safety precautions. By raising awareness about road safety and implementing appropriate measures, we can significantly reduce these incidents and protect lives.

Recent advances in artificial intelligence (AI) have brought new dimensions to these projects. Through machine learning models and predictive analytics, AI has become an integral tool for improving our highways’ safety and efficiency.

The Role of AI Technologies in Road Safety

AI technologies have emerged as powerful tools for enhancing road safety. These technologies are increasingly being incorporated into our daily lives, specifically in the transport sector, to increase security and reduce fatalities.

Predictive Analytics

One of the most significant roles that AI plays is through predictive analytics. By analyzing historical data related to traffic, weather conditions, and accident-prone areas, AI can forecast potential hazards and accidents ahead of time. These insights can be used by traffic management authorities and drivers to make informed decisions and take preventative measures.

Autonomous Vehicles

Autonomous Vehicles

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Autonomous vehicles or self-driving cars are another promising development brought about by AI. Using sensors, cameras, radar, and data analytics, these vehicles can sense their environment and navigate without human input. They are designed to strictly adhere to traffic regulations and adapt rapidly to changing driving conditions more consistently than human drivers might manage.

Traffic Management Systems

AI has found a substantial role in smart traffic management systems where it helps optimize traffic flow and reduces congestion. By analyzing real-time data from various sources like GPS devices installed in vehicles and public video cameras, AI modulates traffic signal timings for optimal flow thereby reducing the likelihood of accidents due to rush hour chaos.

Driver Assistance Systems

Smart car navigation screen with speedometer

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AI-powered driver assistance systems such as collision avoidance systems or lane departure warnings can significantly enhance road safety. Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) use AI algorithms to interpret data from multiple sensors which aid drivers with safety warnings and even control vehicle functions in critical situations.

Infrastructure Maintenance

Maintenance of roads, bridges, and tunnels is crucial for road safety. Traditionally this is labor-intensive work requiring regular check-ups manually. However, with the help of AI technologies like machine learning algorithms coupled with drones or satellite images can predict wear-and-tear on infrastructure thereby facilitating timely maintenance and ensuring safer roads.

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Top 62 Road Safety Companies and Organizations to Watch in 2023

The order does not follow a ranking.

1. Cepton

Cepton

Cepton

Cepton is a company that provides state-of-the-art, intelligent, lidar-based solutions for a range of markets such as automotive, smart cities, smart spaces, and smart industrial applications. Cepton’s lidars use their patented Micro Motion Technology (MMT ® ), which is a mirrorless, rotation-free and frictionless method for 3D lidar imaging2.

Cepton recently announced a $100 million investment from Koito, a leading automotive lighting manufacturer, and a multi-million dollar contract with a leading U.S. highway tolling system operator. 

  • Founder(s): Dr. Jun Pei and Dr. Mark McCord
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: San Jose, California, United States

2. STRADVISION

STRADVISION

STRADVISION

StradVision is a company that provides AI-based camera perception software for various applications such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and smart spaces. StradVision’s software is based on their core technology, SVNet, which delivers high accuracy and efficiency on various sensor platforms1.

StradVision has raised over $120 million in funding from investors such as Hyundai, LG, Global Brain, and Hanwha. 

  • Founder(s): Junhwan Kim
  • Founding year: 2014
  • Headquarters: San Jose, California, USA

3. Apex.AI

Apex.AI

Apex.AI

Apex.AI is a company that provides safety-certified, developer-friendly, and scalable software for mobility systems such as autonomous vehicles, smart cities, and robotics. Apex.AI’s products include Apex.Grace, a software development kit for mobility applications, and Apex.Ida, a high-performance data transport solution for vehicle communication1.

Apex.AI has raised over $56 million in Series B funding from investors such as Volvo Group Venture Capital, Toyota AI Ventures, and Hella Ventures.

  • Founder(s): Jan Becker and Dejan Pangercic
  • Founding year: 2017
  • Headquarters: Palo Alto, California

4. Vivacity

VivaCity

VivaCity

Vivacity is a developer of intelligent cameras and sensors for transport monitoring and management. It offers a range of products, such as:

  • Vivacity Sensors are AI-powered devices that can detect and classify various types of road users, such as pedestrians, cyclists, or vehicles.
  • Vivacity Data Platform is a cloud-based service that provides real-time and historical data and analytics on transport patterns, flows, and behaviors.
  • Vivacity Smart Junctions is a solution that optimizes traffic signal timings based on live demand.
  • Vivacity Smart Parking is a solution that helps drivers find available parking spaces.

The company caters to various sectors, such as highways, local authorities, rail operators, airports, and smart cities. The company aims to improve transport efficiency, safety, and sustainability by providing data-driven insights and solutions.

  • Founder(s): Mark Nicholson, Yang Lu, Peter Mildon, and James Nicholson
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: London, United Kingdom

How do you measure impact?

VivaCity’s AI-powered computer vision sensors capture highly accurate, anonymous data on a full spectrum of road users, including walking, cycling, and e-scooter insights. Local authorities use this data to evaluate the impact of transport schemes and initiatives, plan future schemes, and underpin business case development.

VivaCity’s Near Miss feature provides data on dangerous interactions and identifies hazards for vulnerable road users. This revolutionary dataset can be used by authorities to implement strategic road safety interventions,  justify expenditures and prove results post-intervention.

The impact of interventions on modal share can be measured with classified count data, which presents the volume of cyclist and pedestrian activity. Alongside this, speed data and movement tracks enable the impact of interventions on behaviors and trends to be quantified.

5. Phantom AI

Phantom AI

Phantom AI

Phantom AI is a company that provides a comprehensive autonomous driving platform featuring computer vision, sensor fusion, and control capabilities. Phantom AI’s platform offers cost-effective level 2/3 solutions to reduce the burden of everyday driving and make the roads safe for everyone.

For instance, Phantom AI’s technologies include Automatic Emergency Braking and Emergency Lane Support1. Phantom AI’s main customers are Tier 1 automotive manufacturers who are focused on delivering level 2/3 solutions and in the future will deliver full autonomy. 

  • Founder(s): Hyunggi Cho and Chan Kyu Lee
  • Founding year: 2017
  • Headquarters: Mountain View, California, USA

6. bitsensing

bitsensing Inc.

bitsensing

bitsensing is a company that develops imaging radar technology solutions for various sectors, such as mobility, smart cities, wellness, security, and robotics. The company uses AI, radar, and neural networks to create 4D point clouds that can accurately detect and classify objects, lanes, free space, and other features in the environment.

bitsensing’s vision is to reimagine radar technology to create a completely autonomous and smart environment, delivering a new level of reliability and convenience in everyday life. The company’s flagship product is the mini-High Resolution Imaging Radar (mini-Hi), a compact and high-resolution 4D imaging radar sensor that can provide a 360-degree view of the surroundings. The sensor also offers features such as adaptive beamforming, multi-object tracking, object classification, and data fusion14 The company claims that its solution can reduce accidents by up to 90%, increase efficiency by up to 30%, and lower costs by up to 25%.

  • Founder(s): Jae-Eun Lee and Jinwoo Lee
  • Founding year: 2018 
  • Headquarters: Seoul, South Korea

How do you measure impact?

TIMOS, powered by NVIDIA Jetson, is the first ever Intelligent Transport System radar with edge AI computing going beyond existing traffic systems to bring unprecedented insights for traffic management. TIMOS allows the real-time detection of incidents happening on the road to help provide information to traffic control as well as navigation systems. TIMOS can provide advanced detection information including the presence of vehicles, average speed, queue length information and the time it will take to cross lanes. 

Our experienced team of talented engineers and innovators created the powerful product TIMOS to continue to exceed the industry standard in radar solutions while paving the way for the most reliable and advanced smart city infrastructure. Because TIMOS will improve traffic congestion in cities, it will save governments tens of billions won in social costs. This technology also helps protect the environment and maximize sustainability because it does not require the expansion of roads to find the solution.

7. ITFT

ITFT

ITFT

ITFT is a company that provides AI-based driver behavior monitoring and coaching solutions for fleet management and insurance telematics. ITFT’s solutions use computer vision, deep learning, and big data analytics to detect and prevent risky driving behaviors such as distraction, fatigue, tailgating, harsh braking, and speeding.

ITFT’s solutions also provide real-time feedback and personalized coaching to drivers to improve their driving skills and safety. ITFT’s main customers are fleet operators, insurers, OEMs, and mobility service providers who want to reduce costs, claims, and accidents.

  • Founder(s): Dr. Shai Ben-Yaacov
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Huntersville, North Carolina

8. Zonar Systems

Zonar Systems

Zonar Systems

Zonar Systems is a company that provides smart fleet management solutions for various industries such as pupil transportation, commercial trucking, transit, and vocational fleets1. Zonar Systems’ solutions include GPS tracking, ELD compliance, driver coaching, vehicle diagnostics, asset utilization, route optimization, and more.

Zonar Systems’ solutions also integrate with third-party applications and platforms to provide customers with more data and insights. Zonar Systems is a leading provider of smart fleet management solutions in North America, with over 600,000 installations and 30+ awards.

  • Founder(s): Brett Brinton and Mike McQuade
  • Founding year: 2001
  • Headquarters: Seattle, Washington DC

9. Drivewyze

Drivewyze

Drivewyze

Drivewyze is a company that provides a driver-centric safety and compliance ecosystem for the transportation industry. Drivewyze’s ecosystem includes Drivewyze PreClear, a weigh station bypass service that allows eligible trucks to skip weigh station inspections, saving time and fuel1.

Drivewyze’s ecosystem also includes Drivewyze Safety Notifications, a service that alerts drivers of upcoming high-risk areas such as steep grades, curves, work zones, and low bridges1. Drivewyze works on the devices drivers already have in-cab, such as smartphones, tablets, or ELDs, with no additional hardware required. Drivewyze is currently available at over 800 facilities in 46 American states and two Canadian provinces.

  • Founder(s): Brian Heath
  • Founding year: 2010
  • Headquarters: Plano, Texas, USA

10.

Steradian

Steradian

Steradian

Steradian is a technology company that develops and provides high-resolution radar solutions for autonomous vehicles. The company’s solutions enable vehicles to perceive and understand their surroundings in all weather and lighting conditions, enhancing road safety, navigation, and efficiency.

Steradian’s technology is based on its proprietary 4D imaging radar chip, which can generate a high-resolution 3D point cloud of the scene with velocity information for each point. The company also offers software modules, such as object detection, tracking, and classification, that can process the radar data and provide actionable insights for autonomous driving systems.

  • Founder(s): Gireesh Rajendran, Rakesh Kumar, Ashish Lachhwani and Apu Sivadas
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Bangalore, India

How do you measure impact?

Steradian (A Renesas Company) – Why Radars in ITMS

Traffic Density and Speed increasing inside City and on Highways. Speed Enforcement is the need of the hour.  Currently, Police/ Govt’s –  use ONLY Camera (Not reliable for Speed), Use Lidars (does not function under adverse weather conditions, like Rain, Snow, Mist, Excessive sun etc…. Speed Guns (Needs Police personnel). Apart from the above, there has been usage of Use single speed displays which covers fixed range which is completely Ineffective and Expensive.

Need of the hour is Use Technology/ Automation to reduce human interventions. Use Speed deterrents and automation of Traffic speed enforcement and Solutions to track speed violators and automate the Tickets. 

Traffic enforcement options

Radars offer the best solution to take care of all your needs. Steradian is a front-runner is offering 4D imaging Radar for ITMS and helps automate:

  • Speed enforcement
  • Automatic Traffic control solutions
  • 4+ Lanes, Multiple vehicles monitored simultaneously.
  • Queue length monitoring and much more.

The Radar has been robustly built and has all the relevant certifications including IP67 certification OIML D11 testing for weather (shock, vibration, salt/mist, etc), RTS for speed and range ascertained through OIML R91 certification done (European lab, FCC/CE/ BIS certifications and many more.

Due to its accuracy and automation with Camera and Speed Displays, the Highway Authority and Smart City have started installing these Radars along with Camera and Speed Displays in several Highways leading to a Driver Alert system along with Automated generation of speed tickets for all Speed Violators reducing high-speed Traffic Accidents. This needs to proliferate in a much bigger number in the months/ years ahead.

11. May Mobility

May Mobility

May Mobility

May Mobility is a company that develops and deploys autonomous vehicles (AVs) for transportation solutions in cities and communities. The company’s mission is to reimagine transportation by making it safer, greener, and more accessible for everyone.

May Mobility’s technology is based on its proprietary Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) system, which can handle unique challenges, perform more reliably and scale faster than rules-based systems. MPDM uses machine learning to learn from human drivers and adapt to different situations and environments.

  • Founder(s): Edwin Olson, Steve Vozar, and Alisyn Malek
  • Founding year: 2017
  • Headquarters: Ann Arbor, Michigan

12. Foresight

Foresight Automotive

Foresight Automotive

Foresight Automotive is a technology company that develops and commercializes stereo vision systems for the automotive industry. The company’s solutions are designed to provide real-time value to customers by enhancing the safety and efficiency of autonomous vehicles in various scenarios and weather conditions.

Foresight’s proprietary technology is based on its automatic calibration software and its Multi-Policy Decision Making (MPDM) system, which uses machine learning to learn from human drivers and adapt to different situations and environments. The company’s solutions generate a high-resolution 3D point cloud that can be used for obstacle detection, terrain analysis, and sensor fusion.

  • Founder(s): Haim Siboni
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: Ness Ziona, Israel

13. Driving Dynamics

Driving Dynamics Inc.

Driving Dynamics

Driving Dynamics is a company that offers instructor-led, online, and behind-the-wheel training solutions for fleet managers and their drivers. The company’s mission is to help fleets improve their safety performance, reduce crashes, and lower costs by providing effective driver education and coaching.

Driving Dynamics’ technology is based on its proprietary One Second Advantage™ methodology, which teaches drivers skills and habits that enable them to react faster and more accurately to potential hazards on the road. The company also uses data analytics, telematics, and simulation to enhance its training programs and measure their impact.

  • Founder(s): Bill Buff
  • Founding year: 1987 
  • Headquarters: Newark, Delaware

14. RoadBotics by Michelin

RoadBotics by Michelin

RoadBotics by Michelin

RoadBotics by Michelin is a technology company that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to transform visual data from road infrastructures into actionable data for road infrastructure managers. The company’s solutions enable governments and communities to make objective, data-driven decisions about their public infrastructure assets, such as roads, sidewalks, signs, poles, and more.

RoadBotics’ technology is based on its proprietary computer vision algorithms, which analyze visual data collected with cameras, mainly with smartphones, and generate interactive maps, unbiased ratings, and practical tools to help road infrastructure managers detect at-risk areas, identify and prioritize maintenance needs, monitor project progress and communicate with stakeholders.

  • Founder(s): Mark DeSantis, Benjamin Schmidt and Christoph Mertz
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

15. UVeye

UVeye

UVeye

UVeye is a technology company that develops and commercializes automatic inspection systems for vehicles, powered by AI and proprietary hardware. The company’s solutions enable vehicle manufacturers, dealerships, fleet companies, logistical centers, security facilities, and other customers to detect and analyze vehicle issues or threats in real-time.

UVeye’s technology is based on its advanced computer vision algorithms, which process visual data collected with high-resolution cameras and sensors and generate detailed reports and alerts for various inspection scenarios, such as undercarriage, exterior, tires, and more.

  • Founder(s): Amir Hever, Ohad Hever and Yaron Saghiv
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel

16. Commsignia

Commsignia

Commsignia

Commsignia is a technology company that develops and provides V2X (vehicle-to-everything) solutions for automotive and smart city use. The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to communicate with each other and share data, enhancing road safety, traffic efficiency, and environmental awareness.

Commsignia’s technology is based on its flexible embedded software stack, which supports both DSRC and C-V2X (PC5) communication protocols and complies with worldwide ITS standards. The company also offers hardware products, such as roadside units (RSUs) and onboard units (OBUs), as well as cloud-based platforms, such as Central Device & Data Manager, which enable remote configuration, monitoring, and management of V2X devices and data.

  • Founder(s): József Kovács, Tamás Horváth, András Takács and László Virág
  • Founding year: 2012
  • Headquarters: Budapest, Hungary

17. Netradyne

Netradyne

Netradyne

Netradyne is a technology company that develops and provides fleet safety solutions based on AI and data. The company’s solutions enable commercial vehicle fleets to monitor and improve driver behavior, reduce accidents and claims, and enhance operational efficiency.

Netradyne’s technology is based on its proprietary Driveri® platform, which consists of a smart camera device that captures and analyzes 100% of the driving time with 360° visibility, a cloud-based dashboard that provides real-time insights and alerts, and a mobile app that enables driver coaching and recognition.

  • Founder(s): Avneesh Agrawal and David Julian
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: San Diego, California

18. Cortica

Cortica

Cortica

Cortica is a company that provides AI-powered autonomous platforms for various domains such as automotive, smart city, media, and security. Cortica’s AI is based on its proprietary Cortical Technology, which mimics the way the human brain processes visual information and learns from data.

Cortica’s AI can perform tasks such as object detection, face recognition, scene understanding, video analysis, and more. Cortica has partnered with leading companies such as Best Group, Renesas, and Continental to integrate its AI solutions with its products and services.

  • Founder(s): Igal Raichelgauz, Karina Odinaev and Yehoshua Zeevi
  • Founding year: 2007
  • Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Isreal

19. Algolux

Algolux

Algolux

Algolux is a technology company that develops and provides computer vision solutions based on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning for automotive and smart city applications. The company’s solutions enable cameras and sensors to perceive and understand their surroundings in challenging scenarios, such as low light, adverse weather, occlusions, and complex scenes.

Algolux’s technology is based on its proprietary end-to-end optimization framework, which can automatically tune the entire imaging and vision system, from the lens to the high-level algorithms, to achieve optimal performance and accuracy. The company also offers software modules, such as Atlas Camera Optimization Suite and Eos Robust Depth Perception Software, that can enhance the capabilities of various camera systems, such as ADAS, AV, security, and surveillance.

  • Founder(s): Felix Heide, Paul Green, and Yiannis Antoniou
  • Founding year: 2014
  • Headquarters: Montreal, Canada

20. Damon

Damon Motorcycles

Damon

Damon is a technology company that develops and provides electric motorcycles with AI-based safety features. The company’s solutions enable riders to enjoy a thrilling and eco-friendly riding experience, while being protected by advanced sensors, cameras, and algorithms that monitor the road and warn of potential hazards.

Damon’s technology is based on its proprietary CoPilot™ system, which uses 360° radar, cameras, and other sensors to track the speed, direction, and distance of up to 64 moving objects around the motorcycle. The system also uses machine learning to adapt to the rider’s style and preferences and provides haptic feedback, visual alerts, and audio cues to help the rider avoid collisions.

  • Founder(s): Jay Giraud and Dom Kwong
  • Founding year: 2017
  • Headquarters: Vancouver, Canada

21. Luminar

Luminar Technologies

Luminar

Luminar is a technology company that develops and provides lidar technology and solutions for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The company’s solutions enable vehicles to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high resolution, long-range, and wide field of view.

Luminar’s technology is based on its proprietary InGaAs chip, which can operate at 1550 nm wavelength and deliver 10 times more performance than legacy lidar systems. The company also offers software modules, such as Iris, Hydra, and Sentinel, that can integrate with the lidar hardware and provide perception, prediction, and planning capabilities for various levels of autonomy.

  • Founder(s):  Austin Russell
  • Founding year: 2012
  • Headquarters: Palo Alto, California

22. Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH

Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH is a technology company that develops and provides lidar technology and solutions for automotive and smart city applications. The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high resolution, long-range and wide field of view.

Ibeo’s technology is based on its proprietary solid-state lidar sensor, which can operate at 905 nm wavelength and deliver up to 256 scan lines. The company also offers software modules, such as ibeoCore, ibeoEgoMotion, ibeoObjectTracker, and ibeoFusion, that can process the lidar data and provide object detection, tracking, classification, and fusion capabilities for various use cases, such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous driving, traffic management, and mapping.

  • Founder(s):  Ulrich Lages
  • Founding year: 1998
  • Headquarters: Hamburg, Germany

23. Drivemode

Drivemode

Drivemode

Drivemode is a technology company that develops and provides smartphone apps for drivers. The company’s solutions enable drivers to manage calls, messages, navigation, music, and more while driving, using voice commands, gestures, and a simplified interface.

Drivemode’s technology is based on its proprietary Drivemode app, which integrates with various third-party apps and services, such as Google Maps, Spotify, WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and more. The app also offers features such as auto-reply, do not disturb mode, driving history, and personalized recommendations.

  • Founder(s):  Yo Koga, Hokuto Ueda and Yuki Nishimura
  • Founding year: 2014
  • Headquarters: Redmond, Washington

24. Autobrains Technologies

Autobrains Technologies

Autobrains Technologies

Autobrains Technologies is a technology company that develops and provides self-learning AI for automotive perception. The company’s solutions enable vehicles to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high accuracy, robustness, and efficiency, enhancing road safety and paving the way for full autonomy.

Autobrains’ technology is based on its proprietary self-learning AI platform, which mimics human driving perception and adapts to new scenarios and environments without requiring human intervention or retraining.

The company also offers software modules, such as Autobrains Vision, Autobrains Fusion, and Autobrains Mapping, that can integrate with various sensors and systems, such as cameras, lidars, radars, and GNSS, and provide object detection, tracking, classification, and localization capabilities for various use cases, such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous driving, smart city, and mobility.

  • Founder(s):  Igal Raichelgauz, Konstantin Shor and Sagi Ben Moshe
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel

25. Innoviz

Innoviz Technologies

Innoviz Technologies

Innoviz is a technology company that develops and provides lidar technology and solutions for autonomous vehicles and smart city applications. The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high resolution, long-range, and wide field of view.

Innoviz’s technology is based on its proprietary MEMS-based lidar sensor, which can operate at 905 nm wavelength and deliver up to 300 scan lines. The company also offers software modules, such as Innoviz Perception, Innoviz Calibration, and Innoviz Mapping, that can process the lidar data and provide object detection, tracking, classification, and localization capabilities for various use cases, such as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), autonomous driving, traffic management, and mapping.

  • Founder(s):  Omer Keilaf, Oren Rosenzweig, Oren Buskila and Amit Steinberg
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Rosh Haayin, Israel

26. AEye

AEye, Inc.

AEye

AEye is a technology company that develops and provides software-defined lidar solutions for autonomous applications in various domains, such as automotive, trucking, rail, and intelligent transportation systems (ITS). The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high performance, accuracy, and reliability.

AEye’s technology is based on its proprietary 4Sight Intelligent Sensing Platform, which consists of a hardware-agnostic lidar sensor that can dynamically adjust its scanning patterns, resolution, and frame rate according to the scene and the task, and a software-based operating system that can process the lidar data and provide object detection, tracking, classification, and fusion capabilities for various use cases. The platform also leverages AI and machine learning to optimize perception performance and efficiency.

  • Founder(s):  Luis Dussan, Barry Behnken and Mina Rezk
  • Founding year: 2013
  • Headquarters: Dublin, California

27. LeddarTech

LeddarTech

LeddarTech

LeddarTech is a technology company that develops and provides sensor fusion and perception solutions for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD). The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to perceive and understand their surroundings in 3D, with high performance, scalability, cost-effectiveness, and sensor-agnosticism.

LeddarTech’s technology is based on its proprietary LeddarVision™ platform, which consists of a low-level sensor fusion and perception software stack that can integrate with various sensor types (camera, radar, and lidar) and configurations, and generate a comprehensive 3D environmental model. The platform also leverages AI and machine learning to optimize perception performance and efficiency.

  • Founder(s):  Yvan Mimeault, David Gilbert and Marc Tremblay
  • Founding year: 2007
  • Headquarters: Toronto, Canada

28. Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide

Safe Kids Worldwide is a non-profit organization working to prevent childhood injury through research, community outreach, legislative advocacy, and media awareness campaigns. The organization focuses on preventing unintentional injuries such as road traffic injuries, drownings, falls, burns, poisonings, and more, which are the leading cause of death for children in the U.S. and around the world.

Safe Kids Worldwide uses technology to enhance its mission and reach more children and families with safety information and resources. The organization uses its website, social media platforms, online tools, mobile apps, and videos to educate and engage parents, caregivers, educators, and children on various injury prevention topics. The organization also uses data and analytics to monitor and evaluate its programs and campaigns and to identify emerging trends and issues in child injury prevention.

  • Founder(s):  Dr. Martin Eichelberger
  • Founding year: 1987 
  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C

29. Autotalks

Autotalks

Autotalks

Autotalks is a technology company that develops and provides vehicle-to-everything (V2X) communication solutions for automotive and mobility applications. The company’s solutions enable vehicles to communicate with each other and with the infrastructure, enhancing road safety, traffic efficiency, and mobility services.

Autotalks’ technology is based on its proprietary V2X chipsets, which support both dedicated short-range communications (DSRC) and cellular V2X (C-V2X) technologies, and are compatible with global standards and regulations. The company also offers software modules, such as security, positioning, networking, and applications, that can integrate with the V2X hardware and provide various functionalities for various use cases, such as collision avoidance, cooperative awareness, platooning, and smart city.

  • Founder(s):  Nir Sasson and Onn Haran
  • Founding year: 2008 
  • Headquarters: Kfar Netter, Israel

30. Recogni

Recogni

Recogni

Recogni is a technology company that develops and provides AI-based visual perception solutions for autonomous vehicles. The company’s solutions enable vehicles to see and understand their surroundings in real time, with high performance, accuracy, and efficiency, enhancing road safety and autonomy.

Recogni’s technology is based on its proprietary vision-oriented inference AI system, which is designed from the ground up as a holistic module that integrates hardware and software. The system can deliver unprecedented inference performance at more than 500x better power efficiency compared to other solutions, enabling novel edge processing at multiple points on vehicles to naturally offload central processing needs.

  • Founder(s):  Ashwini Choudhary, Eugene Feinberg, Gilles Backhus, R K Anand, and Valerie Chan
  • Founding year: 2017 
  • Headquarters: San Jose, California

31. Provizio

Provizio

Provizio

Provizio is a technology company that develops and provides AI-based accident prevention solutions for vehicles. The company’s solutions enable vehicles to see and predict accidents before they happen and take preventive actions to avoid or mitigate them, enhancing road safety and saving lives.

Provizio’s technology is based on its proprietary 5D radar sensor, which can operate at 77 GHz wavelength and deliver a high-resolution 3D point cloud of the scene with velocity and acceleration information for each point. The company also offers software modules, such as Provizio Perception, Provizio Prediction, and Provizio Prevention, that can process the radar data and provide object detection, tracking, classification, risk assessment, and intervention capabilities for various use cases, such as collision avoidance, lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, and emergency braking. 

  • Founder(s):  Barry Lunn, Bobby Hambrick, Sean O’Sullivan, and Terence O’Donnell
  • Founding year: 2019 
  • Headquarters: Limerick, Ireland

32. Cognata

Cognata

Cognata

Cognata is a technology company that develops and provides simulation software for autonomous vehicles and advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). The company’s solutions enable vehicle manufacturers, suppliers, and mobility service providers to test and validate their autonomous systems in realistic virtual environments, reducing the time and cost of development and deployment.

Cognata’s technology is based on its proprietary simulation platform, which uses deep neural networks (DNN) to create photorealistic synthetic data and scenarios that mimic real-world driving conditions. The platform also supports various sensor models, such as cameras, lidars, radars, and ultrasonic sensors, and integrates with various tools and standards, such as Simulink, ROS, SUMO, OpenDrive, and OpenScenario.

  • Founder(s):  Danny Atsmon
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: Rehovot, Israel

33. ADASKY

ADASKY

ADASKY

ADASKY is a technology company that develops and provides thermal imaging solutions for automotive and smart city applications. The company’s solutions enable vehicles and infrastructure to see and detect objects and living beings in all visibility conditions, enhancing road safety, traffic efficiency, and mobility services.

ADASKY’s technology is based on its proprietary thermal camera, which is a compact, intelligent, high-resolution long-wave infrared (LWIR) shutterless thermal camera, designed for vehicle safety and perception systems. The camera can operate at 8-14 µm wavelength and deliver a 3D point cloud of the scene with temperature information for each point.

The company also offers software modules, such as object detection, classification, free-space detection, and time-to-collision calculation, that can process the thermal data and provide various functionalities for various use cases, such as collision avoidance, lane keeping, adaptive cruise control, emergency braking, and smart city.

  • Founder(s):  Yakov Shaharabani
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, California

34. DataSpeed

Dataspeed Inc.

Dataspeed

Dataspeed is a technology company that develops and provides hardware and software tools for researchers and developers working on mobility and robotics solutions. The company’s solutions enable seamless electronic control of various vehicle functions, such as brake, throttle, steering, and shifting, to facilitate testing and prototyping for autonomous vehicle applications.

Dataspeed’s technology is based on its proprietary ADAS Kit (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems), which is a complete hardware and software system that can be installed on various vehicle platforms, such as Ford, Lincoln, Chrysler, Jeep, and Polaris. The kit allows users to access the vehicle’s CAN bus and control the vehicle’s actuators using ROS (Robot Operating System) commands. The kit also supports various sensors, such as cameras, lidars, radars, and GPS, and integrates with various software frameworks, such as Autoware, Apollo, and NVIDIA Drive.

  • Founder(s):  Paul Fleck
  • Founding year: 2008 
  • Headquarters: Rochester Hills, Michigan

35. Nira Dynamics

NIRA Dynamics

NIRA Dynamics

Nira Dynamics is a company that develops signal processing and control systems for the automotive industry, with a focus on vehicle onboard analytics and road perception. The company uses AI, data science, and machine learning to create products that can monitor tire pressure, road surface conditions, tire grip, wheel looseness, and vehicle diagnostics.

The company was founded by John Rune Larsson, Anders Lindskog, Johan Hultén, and Fredrik Östlin in Linköping, Sweden. It has since grown to have over 120 employees and customers in Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia.  According to Crunchbase, Nira Dynamics has raised a total of $2.5 million in funding from Almi Invest and Innovationsbron. The company is still privately held and has not exited or been acquired.

  • Founder(s):  John Rune Larsson, Anders Lindskog, Johan Hultén and Fredrik Östlin
  • Founding year: 2001
  • Headquarters: Linköping, Sweden

36. Cavnue

Cavnue

Cavnue

Cavnue is a company that designs and builds the physical, digital, and operational infrastructure for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). The company uses technology such as sensors, cameras, communication systems, data analytics, and AI to create smart roads that can improve the safety, efficiency, access, and sustainability of transportation.

Cavnue’s vision is to build the world’s most advanced roads that can unlock the full potential of CAVs for passenger and freight transportation. The company’s lead project is a first-of-its-kind connected corridor in Michigan, linking Detroit and Ann Arbor with dedicated lanes for CAVs. The company also aims to support conventional vehicles with improved traffic management, predictive maintenance, safety alerting, and advanced tolling solutions.

  • Founder(s):  Sidewalk Infrastructure Partners
  • Founding year: 2020 
  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C

37. Idelic

Idelic

Idelic

Idelic is a company that provides software solutions for the transportation industry, with a focus on improving safety and efficiency for commercial fleets. The company uses AI, data science, and machine learning to analyze driver behavior, identify risk factors, and provide professional development plans to help fleets prevent accidents and lower losses.

The company was founded by Hayden Cardiff, Nick Bartel, and Andrew Russell in Pittsburgh, PA. It has since grown to have over 50 employees and customers across the US. According to Crunchbase, Idelic has raised a total of $18 million in funding from investors such as Origin Ventures, TDF Ventures, Birchmere Ventures, and others. The company is still privately held and has not exited or been acquired.

  • Founder(s):  Hayden Cardiff, Nick Bartel, and Andrew Russell
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: Pittsburgh, USA

38. VayaVision

VayaVision

VayaVision

VayaVision is a company that develops sensor fusion and perception software for the automotive and mobility industry, with a focus on enabling advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD). The company uses AI, data science, and machine learning to create 3D environmental models that can accurately detect and classify objects, lanes, free space, and other road features from raw data of multiple sensors, such as LiDAR, radar, and cameras. 

VayaVision’s vision is to provide the most reliable environmental model for autonomous vehicles, enhancing safety and performance. The company’s flagship product is VAYADrive, an AI cognition platform that integrates with various sensors and hardware platforms to provide a unified perception output. The platform also offers tools for calibration, validation, simulation, and visualization of sensor data. The company claims that its solution can reduce false positives and negatives by up to 90%, increase the detection range by up to 50%, and reduce the computational load by up to 70%.

  • Founder(s):  Dr. Youval Nehmadi and Ronny Cohen
  • Founding year: 2016 
  • Headquarters: Omer, Israel

39. Rombit

Rombit

Rombit

Rombit is a company that provides IoT solutions for the industrial and mobility sectors, with a focus on improving the safety, security, and efficiency of frontline operations. The company uses IoT devices, data analytics, and cloud platforms to connect humans and machines, monitor risks and performance, and optimize workflows and processes. 

Rombit’s vision is to create a connected frontline worker cloud that can deliver ROI from day one. The company’s flagship product is Romware, a suite of plug-and-play IoT solutions that enable real-time risk management with embedded intelligence. The suite includes solutions for connected workers, forklift safety, lone worker support, evacuation management, zone management, Covid prevention, and authentication1 The company claims that its solutions can reduce accidents by up to 90%, increase productivity by up to 30%, and lower insurance costs by up to 25%.

  • Founder(s): Antwerp, Belgium
  • Founding year: 2012 
  • Headquarters: Omer, Israel

40. Ride Vision

Ride Vision

Ride Vision

Ride Vision is a company that develops an advanced rider assistance system (ARAS) for motorcycles and scooters, with a focus on improving safety and awareness on the road. The company uses AI, computer vision, and neural networks to create a collision aversion technology (CAT) that can detect and alert riders of critical threats in real-time, such as forward collision, dangerous overtake, blind spot, and distance-keeping.

Ride Vision’s vision is to save riders’ lives by providing them with extra seconds to react and avoid danger. The company’s flagship product is Ride Vision 1, a plug-and-play IoT device that can be easily installed on any type of motorbike. The device consists of two wide-angle cameras, a main unit, and LED indicators. The device also offers features such as auto-recording, emergency calls, rear-collision alerts, and ride data analysis. The company claims that its solution can reduce accidents by up to 90%, increase rider confidence by up to 30%, and lower insurance costs by up to 25%.

  • Founder(s): Uri Lavi and Lior Cohen
  • Founding year: 2018 
  • Headquarters: Herzliya, Israel

41. Eyeris

Eyeris

Eyeris

Eyeris is a company that provides in-cabin sensing AI for autonomous and highly automated vehicles1. Eyeris’ AI can understand the entire in-cabin space, including the occupants’ identity, emotions, activities, posture, and objects.

Eyeris’ AI aims to ensure optimal safety for all vehicle occupants while enhancing their experience with personalized comfort and convenience1. Eyeris has collaborated with leading companies such as STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments to integrate its AI solutions with their sensor and processor platforms

  • Founder(s): Modar Alaoui
  • Founding year: 2013
  • Headquarters: Mountain View, California, USA

42. Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics

Sense Photonics is a technology company that produces flash LiDAR and 3D sensor solutions for the autonomous vehicle, UAV, and industrial automation markets. The company is focused on developing both hardware and software, and its architecture is built on scalable VCSEL & SPAD technology. Sense Photonics is building the next generation of LiDAR and 3D sensor solutions for autonomous vehicles, industrial robotics, material handling, activity monitoring, and many other applications. The company is on a mission to make LiDAR more affordable and less obtrusive.

Sense Photonics uses AI, data science, and machine learning to enable reliable, modular, and configurable 3D sensing. The company’s core technology is protected by over 200 patents1 and enables a simple, high-performance, solid-state solution with no moving parts that can uniquely meet the rigorous performance, reliability, and cost requirements of the automotive industry.

  • Founder(s): Russ Kanjorski, Russell Kanjorski, and Scott Burroughs
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, California

43. Newsight Imaging

Newsight Imaging

Newsight Imaging is a semiconductor company that develops complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) image sensor chips for 3D image sensing and spectral analysis applications12. Its products include area sensors, SpectraLIT, eTOF LiDAR, etc. The company caters to various verticals, such as automotive, robotics, smart city, mobile, industry, health, water, and food and beverage. Newsight Imaging is on a mission to make 3D technology affordable and accessible for mass-market applications across industries.

  • Founder(s): Eli Assoolin, Eyal Yatskan, and Oren Yehezkeli
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Ness Ziona, Israel

44. Metawave

Metawave Corporation

Metawave

Metawave is a wireless technology company that builds intelligent and high-performance automotive radars by leveraging metamaterials and AI. Its products include Spektra, a beam-steering radar for automated driving; Klone & Turbo, beamforming antennas for 5G communications; and Aware, proprietary AI software for object detection and classification, network planning, and optimization. The company aims to revolutionize the future of wireless communications and enable safer and smarter mobility.

  • Founder(s): Bernard Casse, Damiano Rodriguez, Maha Achour, and Sandy Godsey
  • Founding year: 2017
  • Headquarters: Palo Alto, California

45. Tactile Mobility

Tactile Mobility

Tactile Mobility

Tactile Mobility is a software company that provides tactile sensing and data solutions for smart and autonomous vehicles (AVs) and the mobility industry. Its platform comprises two advanced software modules that can be provided as standalone or combined together to gather signal processing data from the vehicle’s sensors, such as wheel speed, RPM, steering angle, etc.

The company’s products include VehicleDNA, which analyzes the vehicle’s performance, behavior, and health; SurfaceDNA, which analyzes the road’s surface conditions, such as grip level, bumps, and hazards; and Tactile Data Cloud, which aggregates and anonymizes the data from multiple vehicles and provides insights for road authorities, municipalities, fleet managers, insurers, and other stakeholders. The company aims to enhance safety, user experience, and driving efficiency by empowering vehicles with the missing tactile sense that complements visual-based systems.

  • Founder(s): Boaz Mizrachi, Yossi Shiri, and Alex Ackerman
  • Founding year: 2012
  • Headquarters: Haifa, Israel

46. Innovusion

Innovusion

Innovusion

Innovusion is a developer of image-grade LiDAR sensor systems for autonomous driving and other applications. It offers Jaguar Prime, long-range image-grade lidars; Falcon, an automotive-grade lidar; Falcon AI, ultra-long rage artificial intelligence lidar; and other products. The company caters to smart transportation (city and highway), rail transit, and industrial automation. The company aims to design, build, and mass produce the world’s highest-performing state-of-the-art LiDAR systems.

  • Founder(s): Junwei Bao and Tianyue Yu
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California, United States

47. Brightway Vision

Bright Way Vision

Bright Way Vision

Brightway Vision is a provider of driver assistance imaging products for the automotive and transportation industries. It offers VISDOM, a market-ready enhanced-vision solution that generates a detailed and intuitive image of the road scenery in all weather and light conditions. Its product uses AI to operate at night, in fog, rain, snow, and dust, and to detect and classify objects, lanes, traffic signs, and pedestrians. The company aims to create automotive technology that impacts the world and enables new ways of safe mobility.

  • Founder(s): Ofer David and Eyal Levi
  • Founding year: 2011
  • Headquarters: Beit Yitzhak-Sha’ar Hefer, Israel

48. Magic Lane

Magic Lane

Magic Lane

Magic Lane is a map, location, and navigation platform for developers. It offers technology that generates a detailed and intuitive image of the road scenery in all weather and light conditions. Its product uses AI to operate at night, in fog, rain, snow, and dust, and to detect and classify objects, lanes, traffic signs, and pedestrians. The company aims to create innovative software solutions that will impact millions of users around the world by enabling websites, apps, navigation devices, (electric) vehicles, or e-bikes as easily as it gets.

  • Founder(s): Job van Dijk, Johan Lanen, and Raymond Alves
  • Founding year: 2022
  • Headquarters: Amsterdam, Netherlands

49. Peloton

Peloton

Peloton

Peloton is an exercise equipment and media company that offers online fitness classes for various types of workouts, such as cycling, running, strength, yoga, meditation, and more. It manufactures and distributes fitness devices, namely its Peloton Bike, Peloton Bike+, Peloton Tread, and Peloton Tread+, which are stationary bicycles, treadmills, and indoor rowers equipped with Internet-connected touch screens that stream live and on-demand fitness classes through subscription service. It also sells sports apparel and accessories designed to complement its flagship products. The company aims to revolutionize the future of fitness by creating a community and excitement of boutique fitness in the home.

  • Founder(s): John Foley, Graham Stanton, Hisao Kushi, Yony Feng, and Tom Cortese
  • Founding year: 2012
  • Headquarters: New York City, New York, United States

50. Anyverse

Anyverse

Anyverse

Anyverse is a developer of synthetic data generation software for next-generation perception systems, ranging from AV/ADAS to UAVs and smart cameras. It offers a physics-based data solution that can cover the full range of real-life conditions, including lighting, weather, varying physical conditions, color ranges, and behaviors. Its product aims to make the training and testing of autonomous systems cost-effective, faster, and more precise. The company caters to various sectors, such as automotive, robotics, industrial automation, security, and defense.

  • Founder(s): Victor Gonzalez
  • Founding year: 2018
  • Headquarters: Barcelona, Spain

51. Valerann

Valerann

Valerann

Valerann is a provider of intelligent road traffic management solutions (ITS) for road operators and the mobility industry. It offers Lanternn by Valerann, a state-of-the-art, highly intelligent traffic management platform powered by the proprietary Real-Time Fusion Engine that leverages existing ITS infrastructure enriched with modern, connected data sources. Its product aims to create certainty through data and to make journeys safer, traffic smoother, and transport sustainable. The company caters to various sectors, such as highways, smart cities, tunnels, bridges, and airports.

  • Founder(s): Gabriel Jacobson and Michael Dan Vardi
  • Founding year: 2016
  • Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel

52. Comma

comma

Comma

Comma is a developer of open-source software and hardware for self-driving vehicles. It offers comma two, a plug-and-play device that adds driver assistance features to compatible cars; openpilot, a software system that performs the functions of adaptive cruise control and lane keeping assist; comma prime, a subscription service that provides unlimited 4G LTE, cloud storage, and remote access to the device; and panda, a universal car interface that connects to the vehicle’s OBD-II port and allows users to access real-time data. The company aims to democratize access to self-driving technology and create a network of open-source contributors and users.

  • Founder(s): George Hotz
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: San Francisco, California, United States

53. Arbe

Arbe

Arbe

Arbe is a company that provides ultra-high-resolution 4D imaging radar solutions for automotive and industrial applications. Arbe’s solutions offer 360-degree coverage around the vehicle, 100 times more detail than other radars, and post-processing and SLAM capabilities to create a high-resolution radar point cloud. Arbe recently became a publicly traded company on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol ARBE.

  • Founder(s): Kobi Marenko, Noam Arkind and Oz Fixma
  • Founding year: 2015
  • Headquarters: Tel Aviv, Israel 

54. Lightfoot

Lightfoot

Lightfoot

Lightfoot is a provider of driver coaching technology and fleet management solutions for the automotive and transportation industries. It offers a range of products, such as:

  • Lightfoot Device is a plug-and-play device that provides real-time feedback and guidance to drivers on their driving style.
  • Lightfoot App is a mobile app that allows drivers to access their driving data, rewards, challenges, and tips.
  • Lightfoot Portal is a web-based platform that allows fleet managers to monitor and manage their drivers’ performance, safety, and efficiency.
  • Lightfoot API is a data integration service that allows third-party applications to access Lightfoot’s data.

The company aims to improve driver behavior, fuel efficiency, emissions, safety, and costs by providing data-driven insights and incentives.

  • Founder(s): Mark Roberts
  • Founding year: 2013
  • Headquarters: Exeter, Devon, United Kingdom

55. MooveAI

MooveAI

MooveAI

MooveAI is a developer of predictive road intelligence analytics for vehicle data. It offers a platform that collects, processes, and analyzes trillions of data points about road networks, including data about connected vehicles, road attributes, such as friction and traffic, and environmental factors, such as weather and air quality. Its product aims to provide insights and solutions for various use cases, such as road safety, emissions reduction, traffic management, insurance pricing, and autonomous driving. The company caters to various sectors, such as automotive, transportation, mobility, insurance, and smart cities.

  • Founder(s): Amir Blum
  • Founding year: 2020
  • Headquarters: Lafayette, Colorado, United States

56. ALCOLOCK

ALCOLOCK

ALCOLOCK

ALCOLOCK is a provider of breathalyzer and ignition interlock sales and services for the automotive and transportation industries. It offers a range of products, such as:

  • ALCOLOCK V3 which is an alcohol-specific ignition interlock device that prevents a vehicle from starting if the driver’s breath alcohol level exceeds a preset limit.
  • ALCOLOCK LR is a wireless ignition interlock device that allows remote data transmission and monitoring.
  • ALCOLOCK GR is a handheld breathalyzer device that can be used for personal or professional use.
  • ALCOLOCK EVO is an advanced ignition interlock device that features a color display, GPS tracking, and a camera.

The company aims to improve road safety, driver accountability, and compliance by providing reliable and affordable solutions for alcohol testing and prevention.

  • Founder(s): ALCOLOCK USA
  • Founding year: 2009
  • Headquarters: Los Alamitos, California, United States 

57. Clearview Intelligence

Clearview Intelligence

Clearview Intelligence

Clearview Intelligence is a provider of management solutions, hardware tools, and products for transport monitoring and management for government, local authorities, and private companies. It offers a range of products, such as:

  • Insight is a cloud-based platform that provides real-time and historical data and analytics on transport patterns, flows, and behaviors.
  • Connex is a wireless communication system that connects various devices and sensors on the road network.
  • Count & Classify is a vehicle detection system that can measure traffic volume, speed, and classification.
  • Active Road Studs are solar-powered devices that provide enhanced road delineation and guidance.
  • Wireless Detection are battery-powered devices that can detect vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians.
  • Parking which are solutions that can monitor and manage parking occupancy, availability, and payment.
  • Environmental which are solutions that can measure air quality, noise levels, and weather conditions.

The company aims to improve transport efficiency, safety, and sustainability by providing data-driven insights and solutions.

  • Founder(s): Astucia Traffic Safety Systems Ltd
  • Founding year: 2010
  • Headquarters: Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

58. FMS Tech

FMS Tech

FMS Tech

FMS Tech is a provider of in-vehicle monitoring and onboard computer technology for fleet management for the automotive and transportation industries. It offers a range of products, such as:

  • FMS Smart Mobility Portal which is a web-based platform that provides real-time and historical data and analytics on fleet performance, safety, and efficiency.
  • FMS IVMS Devices are devices that can monitor and record various parameters of the vehicle and driver, such as speed, location, fuel consumption, driving behavior, and more.
  • FMS Smart Mobility App is a mobile app that allows drivers and fleet managers to access their fleet data, rewards, challenges, and tips.
  • FMS API is a data integration service that allows third-party applications to access FMS’s data.

The company aims to improve fleet efficiency, safety, and sustainability by providing data-driven insights and solutions.

  • Founder(s): Fleet Management Systems & Technologies LLC
  • Founding year: 2006
  • Headquarter: Plano, Texas, United States

59. Amend

Amend

Amend

Amend is a non-profit organization that works to reduce road traffic injuries and fatalities in Africa. It offers a range of programs, such as:

  • School Area Road Safety Assessments and Improvements (SARSAI) is an evidence-based intervention that improves road infrastructure and behavior around schools.
  • Road Safety Education (RSE) is a curriculum that teaches children about road safety skills and knowledge.
  • Road Safety Mass Media Campaigns (RSMC) is a strategy that uses various media channels to raise awareness and influence attitudes and behaviors on road safety.
  • Road Safety Research and Advocacy (RSRA) is an initiative that conducts research, analysis, and advocacy on road safety issues and policies.

The organization aims to save lives, prevent injuries, and promote sustainable development by addressing the public health crisis of road traffic injuries in Africa.

  • Founder(s): Jeffrey Witte
  • Founding year: 2005
  • Headquarters: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

60. AIP Foundation

AIP Foundation

AIP Foundation

AIP Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to saving lives on the roads and increasing access to safe, equitable, and sustainable mobility for all12. It offers a range of programs, such as:

  • Helmets for Kids is an evidence-based intervention that provides helmets and road safety education to children and teachers in low- and middle-income countries.
  • Walk Wise which is a pedestrian safety program that improves road infrastructure and behavior around schools and communities.
  • Safety Delivered is a youth-focused program that promotes helmet use and distracted driving prevention among young drivers and passengers.
  • Slow Zones, Safe Zones which is a speed management program that implements speed reduction measures and awareness campaigns in school zones.
  • Legal Development Program (LDP) is an initiative that supports the development and enforcement of road safety laws and policies.
  • Road Safety Journalism Fellowship which is a capacity-building program that trains journalists on road safety reporting and advocacy.
  • Road Safety Ambassador Program is a volunteer-based program that engages young people in road safety activities and campaigns.

The organization aims to address the public health crisis of road traffic injuries in Asia and Africa by implementing proven solutions that target the key risk factors and vulnerable road users.

  • Founder(s): Greig Craft
  • Founding year: 1999
  • Headquarters: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

61. International Road Federation (IRF Global)

International Road Federation (IRF Global)

International Road Federation (IRF Global)

International Road Federation (IRF Global) is a global network of road safety professionals and organizations. It offers a range of services, such as:

  • IRF Global R2T Conference & Expo is an annual event that showcases the latest innovations and best practices in road transport and mobility.
  • IRF Global Road Safety Awards is a recognition program that honors outstanding achievements in road safety.
  • IRF Global Credential Program is a certification program that provides training and accreditation for road safety practitioners.
  • IRF Road Safety Audit Team Leader Certification is a qualification program that validates the skills and knowledge of road safety auditors.
  • IRF Road Safety Manual is a comprehensive guide that provides practical advice and tools for road safety management.
  • IRF Data Warehouse is a data platform that collects, analyzes, and disseminates road safety data from various sources.
  • IRF Policy Center is an advocacy platform that promotes evidence-based policies and best practices for road safety.

The organization aims to improve road safety, mobility, and sustainability by facilitating knowledge transfer, capacity building, innovation, and partnerships among its members and stakeholders.

  • Founder(s): 13 countries as the International Road Federation
  • Founding year: 1948 
  • Headquarters: Alexandria, Virginia, United States

62. FIA Foundation

FIA Foundation

FIA Foundation

FIA Foundation is a charity that supports activities promoting sustainable mobility, and road safety, and funding safety research. It offers a range of programs, such as:

  • Make Roads Safe is a global campaign that advocates for road safety as a development priority.
  • Global Fuel Economy Initiative which is a partnership that promotes cleaner and more efficient vehicles.
  • Child Health Initiative is a coalition that aims to protect children and adolescents from road traffic injuries.
  • 3-Star Coalition which is an alliance that supports the implementation of safe road infrastructure standards.
  • Global Initiative for Child Health and Mobility which is a platform that works to ensure safe and healthy journeys to school for every child.
  • Safer City Streets is a network that facilitates the exchange of data and best practices on urban road safety.
  • Road Safety Fund which is a financing mechanism that mobilizes resources for road safety projects.

The organization aims to improve public health, the environment, and sustainable development by addressing the challenges and opportunities of mobility in the 21st century.

  • Founder(s): The Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA)
  • Founding year: 2001 
  • Headquarter: London, United Kingdom

Collaborations and Partnerships Between Omdena and Road Safety Organizations

Omdena has actively collaborated with various road safety companies and organizations to develop innovative solutions using AI technologies. Here are some projects:

1. AI for Road Safety: Preventing Road Crashes Through Machine Learning (with IZAP)

AI for Road Safety

AI for Road Safety

The International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) has partnered with Omdena in this project using machine learning to increase road safety and prevent accidents. They worked with 30 technology experts to develop AI-based solutions for mapping crash risk on roads. Road crashes are the leading cause of death and injury for young people worldwide, with a projected economic cost of $25 trillion by 2030. iRAP’s goal is to create a world free of high-risk roads and they have already assessed over 1 million km of roads, helping make road investments safer. The project focused on three main objectives: producing crash risk maps, mapping safety performance star ratings, and creating key performance indicators for annual tracking.

Find more information about this project here.

Related case studies:

2. Predicting Short-Term Traffic Flow Congestion on Urban Motorway Networks (with BigCodeGen)

Fig. 26:  Smart-Traffic user interface (Source: Omdena)

Omdena has partnered with BigCodeGen in this project to develop a short-term traffic flow prediction model using machine learning techniques. The team collected traffic data from Canada and Europe and trained a model to predict traffic flow 15 minutes ahead. They used various techniques such as neural networks and decision trees to improve the accuracy of the predictions.

Find more information about this project here.

Related case study: Predicting Short-term Traffic Congestion on Urban Roads Using Machine Learning

3. Improving Driver Voice Assistance Using Machine Learning to Reduce Road Accidents (with Consenz)

Voice assistance HUD in car, while driving - Omdena

Voice assistance HUD in the car, while driving – Omdena

Consenz aims to reduce fatal road traffic accidents by empowering drivers worldwide with Enzo, a connected and voice-assisted heads-up display. This affordable retrofit solution uses machine learning and visual input from a HUD to provide an intuitive and conversational user experience. The project has accomplished building models for filtering simultaneous driver-assistant voices, music and restaurant recommendations, driver mood classification, and conversation intent recognition.

Find more information about this project here.

4. Building a Vehicle Recognition and Inspection System Using Computer Vision

This project involves developing a vehicle recognition and inspection system using images and videos of cars. The goal is to recognize vehicles, validate if they are the same as previously captured vehicles, and identify damage to parts of the car. The project aims to address car theft and counterfeit activities related to changing vehicles.

Find more information about this project here.

Omdena also has multiple projects that address road safety issues in various local communities:

Conclusion

Road safety organizations play a pivotal role in promoting safe practices and reducing the number of accidents on roads worldwide. By undertaking projects focused on road safety improvement, collaborating with other entities, and implementing effective strategies, these organizations contribute significantly to creating a safer transportation environment for everyone.

As we continue to prioritize road safety, it is crucial to support and recognize the efforts of these organizations. By working together, we can make a substantial impact in minimizing accidents and ensuring safer journeys for all. Let us join hands with road safety companies and create a world where every journey is a safe one.

Remember, road safety matters – it saves lives!

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