Keysight Technologies Collaborates with Leading Automotive Innovators, Joins Silicon Valley’s Autotech Council
Council members attend Keysight-hosted event to experience first-hand the latest automotive electronics design and test solutions
· Keysight will help to bring innovations in autonomous driving, connected car, advanced driver assistance systems, and electric vehicle to market faster by collaborating with leading automotive ecosystem players
· Keysight will share design and test insights across key innovation domains—including wireless, millimeter wave, digital, optic, power and battery
SANTA ROSA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2017 – Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS) today announced it has joined Silicon Valley’s Autotech Council (www.autotechcouncil.com). The council is one of the industry-leading automotive consortiums, comprising forward-thinking auto manufacturers, major supply chain partners, startups and investors.
The council is focused on facilitating awareness of new innovations, developing a better understanding of emerging technology’s potential impact and timing, building partnerships, working with entrepreneurs and investors, and getting better automotive technologies to market faster.
Autotech Council members were invited to attend a meeting in December, hosted by Keysight Technologies at its Santa Clara office. Guests had the opportunity to witness first-hand some of Keysight’s leading automotive electronics design and test solutions for various innovation domains, including connected car, automotive radar, power device and battery technologies, as well as EV/HEV and functional test.
“We are excited to establish Keysight’s presence where the innovations are taking place,” said Siegfried Gross, vice president and general manager of Keysight’s Automotive and Energy Solutions business unit.
“As a member, Keysight is positioned to share its insights and best practices in automotive design and test technologies among the industry leaders, enabling us to actively engage with them and foster cooperation to advance the next-generation developments in this exciting and fast growing market. With the convergence of many innovations for safer, energy efficient, and convenient vehicles, Keysight is dedicated to providing reliable and complete end-to-end automotive and energy solutions,” Siegfried added.
“Silicon Valley is a growing hub of automotive innovation as evidenced by the 25 car makers who now have a presence here,” said Liz Kerton, executive director of the Autotech Council. “The automotive innovation ecosystem locally is happy to welcome Keysight and confident they will contribute to our efforts to get better technology into the transportation sector faster.”
About Keysight Automotive and Energy Solutions
Keysight works with the world’s leading automotive electronics companies throughout the automotive ecosystem—helping them drive their innovations, from design, to test, to market—faster, and at a lower cost. Technologies includes wireless, 5G, RF, millimeter wave, automotive Ethernet, high-speed digital, optic, power component, power conversion, battery, EV/HEV, functional test and more. Additional information is available at www.keysight.com/find/automotive.
About Autotech Council
Visionary companies in the auto industry use the Autotech Council to discover innovation, build partnerships, exchange insight and grow their professional networks. The result is earlier discovery of new innovation, better understanding of technology’s potential impact and timing, access to more entrepreneurs and investors, and in the big picture—getting better cars to market faster. Additional information is available at www.autotechcouncil.com.
About Keysight Technologies
Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) helps customers bring breakthrough electronic products and systems to market faster and at a lower cost. Keysight’s solutions go where the electronic signal goes, from design simulation, to prototype validation, to manufacturing test, to optimization in the network. Customers span the worldwide communications ecosystem, internet infrastructure, aerospace & defense, automotive, semiconductor and general electronics end markets. Keysight generated revenues of $2.9B in fiscal year 2016. More information is available at www.keysight.com.