Biometrics firm Fingerprint Cards and long-time automotive mirror supplier Gentex have teamed up to give the simple mirror the intelligence to scan irises.
Lightweighting applications to advanced communications and improved visibility
Supplier returns to its roots to enhance new mobility services
When you’re driving a super-expensive supercar, maybe you want something more than just traditional sideview mirrors. Gentex and Aston Martin are testing a new approach that provides camera-based views too.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will finally begin to test the safety of replacing traditional rearview mirrors with cameras.
Gentex Corp. reports that its second-quarter revenue rose 3% to $469 million—even though vehicle auto output fell 8% worldwide—because of a richer product mix.
When you think of complex, highly technical devices that you use every day in your car—in fact, possibly as much as three to 10 times per minute—you probably don’t think of your rearview mirror.
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Electronic rearview mirror supplier Gentex Corp. reports its net earnings climbed to $111 million in the third quarter from $90 million in the same period last year.
Audi AG’s upcoming all-electric e-tron crossover vehicle will feature an electronic toll-payment transponder built into the rearview mirror.
Johnson Controls International plc says it is conducting a strategic review of its $7.3 billion-per-year battery business that could lead to a sale or spinoff.
Beginning later this year, Audi AG will begin offering a wireless toll management system on select models sold in the U.S.
Electronic mirror maker Gentex Corp. has led a $5 million financing round for Yonomi Inc., a 5-year-old startup dedicated to developing smart-home technologies.
Magna International Inc. is introducing a video camera-based rearview mirror system to enhance visibility.
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Zeeland, Mich.-based Gentex Corp. has begun offering its Integrated Toll Module (ITM) in Canada and Mexico in addition to the U.S., where the system was launched last year.
Gentex Corp. reports its first-quarter revenue rose 12% to $454 million, and net earnings surged 22% to $98 million.
Vehicle mirror-maker Gentex Corp.’s third-quarter revenue rose 10% to $430 million, and net income climbed 18% to $92 million.
Gentex Corp. reports its first-quarter revenue rose 10% to $406 million, and net earnings grew 4% to $80 million.
The winners of this year’s PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers’ Contribution to Excellence) for product innovation include 11 suppliers from six countries.
As part of its annual Supplier of the Year awards, General Motors Co. has recognized five companies for their product innovation: Autoneum Holding, Delphi Automotive, Delta Electronics, Fanuc and Gentex.
A new video camera-based interior rearview mirror from General Motors Co. meets federal requirements as long as it can switch between modes that allow it to act like a conventional mirror, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
General Motors Co.’s all-new Cadillac CT6 luxury sedan will be the first vehicle to offer a streaming high-definition rear-view video camera when it bows next spring.
Automotive News has announced the list of finalists for the 2016 PACE Awards (Premier Automotive Suppliers' Contribution to Excellence). The group includes 28 technologies from 21 different suppliers in seven countries.
A senior engineer from Tesla Motors Inc. has moved to Apple Inc.'s team of automated driving experts, Reuters reports.