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Join May Mobility, 3M, Xperi, Sony, FLIR Systems and more at the 2019 edition of Image Sensors Auto Americas as they discuss topics from driver monitoring to next generation radar.

Confirmed Sessions Include:

Autonomy in Action : This session will feature presentations from companies that have successfully deployed autonomous fleets

Market Update and overview: Global overview of the image sensor market as well as an update on the next wave of sensor technologies in the ADAS and AV market

OEM Call to action : What are the needs and wants of car companies working toward autonomy

  • Regulations and Testing

LIDAR Camera Radar 

And more….

Speaker presentation titles include: 

Driver Monitoring
Transition to fully autonomous cars
Petronel Bigioi, CTO Imaging, Xperi

Driver Monitoring Cameras - Improving Robustness through all-in-one filters
John Wheatley, Division Scientist, 3M

ADAS and AV Market and Sensor Overview
Phil Amsrud, Senior Principal Analyst, IHS Markit

Overview of current image sensors market
Progress of autonomy globally, China etc.
Ron Muller, Smithers Apex

and more!

  • Phil Amsrud

    Senior Principal Analyst IHS Markit

    Coming soon!

  • Tsuyoshi Hara

    Automotive Solution Architect SONY electronic

    Tsuyoshi Hara is the Automotive Solution Architect at SONY electronics.

    After graduating from Chuo University in Tokyo Japan, Tsuyoshi started his career at SONY Japan in 2004 as an analog circuit designer, designing on-chip column ADCs and peripheral circuits. Over years, Tsuyoshi has spearheaded the development and deployment of industry leading sensors across different application areas like DSC, D-SLR, surveillance, mobile and automotive. In summer 2018 Tsuyoshi relocated to Bay area and he is leading the next-generation product definition and product roadmap for automotive sensing applications. Tsuyoshi is Sony’s internal expert in the functional and operational safety of automotive sensors and is AFSP certified.


  • Ron Mueller

    CEO of Vision Markets Associate Consultant of Smithers Apex

    After several executive positions in B2B Sales and Marketing, Dr.-Ing. Ronald Mueller founded Vision Markets in 2014 with the mission to support companies to grow in the Imaging field. Quickly, Vision Markets became the leading Marketing and Management Consulting Company dedicated to the global Machine Vision industry. With a team of currently 8 co-workers Vision Markets has already supported over 55 SMEs as well as multi-billion dollar companies from Tokyo to Vancouver. The quality of the offerings derives from the technical know-how of imaging technologies, the market expertise built since 2002, and the executive management experience of its consultants. On this basis, Vision Markets enables its clients to grow with strategic consulting services in Marketing, Sales, Product Management, and Corporate Acquisitions. Operational outsourcing services like recruiting, public relations management, writing of marketing content, and digital marketing are complementing the portfolio. Furthermore, Ronald is member of several Machine Vision innovation award juries.

  • Steve Vozar

    Co-Founder and CTO May Mobility

    Steve Vozar, PhD, is Co-Founder and CTO of May Mobility. Prior to founding May, Dr. Vozar was a Research Fellow with the APRIL laboratory at the University of Michigan, contributing to projects including Ford’s next-generation vehicle thrust and the DARPA Squad X core technologies program. Steve has previously worked at Johns Hopkins University, developing tele-robotic satellite servicing technology in collaboration with NASA. Steve was named a Human-Robot Interaction Pioneer (2012) for his PhD work on tele-robotic mobile manipulation. Steve also co-founded and acted as VP of Technology for Absolute Nano, a university spin-off developing instruments for nanomaterials research, which won a 2009 R&D 100 Award.

  • John Wheatley

    Division Scientist, Display Materials & Systems Division 3M

    John Wheatley is a Division Scientist in the Display Materials & Systems Division of 3M Company where his responsibilities include new platform development, intellectual property, and strategic planning relating to optical technologies.  He is an inventor on over 100 US patents relating to optical materials and systems.  He is located at 3M Center in St. Paul, Minnesota.