Human-Machine Interfaces


  • Friday, February 10, 2017
    8:30 AM 
    Breakfast, Networking and Demos
    Be sure to check out the latest technology in HMI from the following companies during the breaks:
    • VocalZoom
    • Magneti Marelli
    • Tactual Labs
    • Rohde & Schwarz
    • Quantum Interface
    • TriLumina Corp.
    • Nvidia
    • Altia
    8:55 AM 
    Opening Remarks
    9:00 AM 
    Analyst Overview
    Pär Edin, Strategy Service Leader for the Technology, Media and Telecomm Sectors at KPMG
    9:20 AM 
    Jennifer Brace, User Experience Research Supervisor at Ford Research and Innovation Center
    9:40 AM 
    Panel: Hybrid User Experience
    Drivers need to be given the appropriate blend of vehicle information, entertainment and info about the outside environment using the multi-modal interfaces they have become accustomed to in other consumer electronics. Our panel will debate what is the right combination and what innovations are still missing.

    • Rammy Bahalul, VP Sales and Business Development at VocalZoom Systems Ltd
    • Tim Wong, Technical Marketing for Autonomous Driving at Nvidia
    • Mike Hall, Global CTO at Magneti Marelli
    • Walter Sullivan, Head of Innovation Lab, Silicon Valley at Elektrobit
    10:20 AM 
    Networking Break
    Flip over your agenda to the attendee list and put some faces to those names as we give everyone 30 minutes to connect with each other. As always, we are happy to help you find the person you want to meet.
    10:50 AM 
    Rapid-Fire Demo Presentations / Fastpitch
    Young companies interested in presenting their automotive technology innovations, services and solutions are welcome to register to be a rapid-fire presenter. These demo slots are 5-minutes and used to introduce new companies and their products, in the hopes of creating interest and follow-up from the Silicon Valley telecom and automotive community including the carriers, the manufacturers, and the investors who follow innovation in this segment.

    • Ruslan Yegembayev, CEO at Thea
    • Steven Sanders, President at Tactual Labs
    • David Abell, Chief Strategy Officer at TriLumina Corp.
    • David Colleen, CEO at SapientX, Inc.
    • Alex Andriyanov, CEO at American Programming Company
    • Jonathan Josephson, CTO / Founder at Quantum Interface
    • Rony Greenberg, VP Business Development at eyeSight Mobile Technologies Ltd.
    • David Frerichs, President at Media Tuners
    12:00 PM 
    Please close this meeting by connecting with the companies and people who presented their new ideas and products during the rapid fire pitches.
    12:30 PM 
    12:30 PM 
    Debrief of NAIAS (Members only)
    Autotech Council will debrief the 2017 NAIAS among members. These debrief sessions mix news with opinions for those members who did not participate at either show and we encourage our participants to actively contribute their insights to each highlighted topic.
    1:30 PM 
    Close (Debrief)