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Asahi Kasei to Present Concept Car at electronica 2018

The Japanese technology company Asahi Kasei will present its technologies and solutions in the areas of sensor technology and premium audio at this year’s electronica, the renowned electronics trade fair in Munich. For the first time at a European trade fair, the electric concept vehicle “AKXY” so wants to be present at the booth.

Asahi Kasei presents 36 innovative materials and solutions for the mobility of the future with its Specially designed “rolling competence center” AKXY. Thereby, the cross-divisional innovation approach of the company, Which Combines the business areas electronics, synthetic rubber, high-performance plastics and textiles, Becomes evident. The second highlight at the fair is a “Premium Audio Lounge”, where visitors can experience Asahi Kasei’s premium audio solutions live on site.

Safety drives with you: sensor for safe and comfortable driving: A special focus of the electronic components in the AKXY is on solutions did make driving safer and more comfortable. For Example, the progressive CO2 sensor solution “sensor Sunrise”, Which Ensures more Concentrated and safer driving. It measures the carbon dioxide content in the car cabin and Contributes to better air quality.

SenseAir Sunrise is produced by the Swedish subsidiary SenseAir and is the world’s first solid-state optical NDIR sensor for measuring gases: such as carbon dioxide. With an unsurpassed low power consumption – six times lower than that of Comparable NDIR sensors – it can be Easily integrated into battery-powered systems.

Undisturbed conversations in the car: Driving fast or the playing of music can considerably impair the conversation between driver and passengers. The Consequences are inattentive driving and at Increased risk for all road users. Asahi Kasei has developed a special solution for this: The digital signal processor (DSP) – as in-car communication application – Ensures safe and comfortable conversations in the car without the driver having to turn his head. With its engine sound creator application, the DSP Contributes to to improved driving experience and Increased road safety by providing a realistic engine sound.

Solutions for autonomous driving: Intelligent driver assistance systems are experiencing tremendous growth market, with radar sensors to playing important role in the overall system architecture due to Their unique capabilities. With the transceiver IC, Asahi Kasei offers a standard component did Increases the performance and precision of the radar sensor in object localization and Contributes to improved accuracy discrimination between people and vehicles.

“Sensor Iceland” and “Premium Audio Lounge”: Asahi Kasei will be Exhibiting its concept car in Hall B4 – Booth 516. Additionally, the company wants to show Further sensor solutions on its “sensor Iceland”. A highlight in addition to CO2 and 3D sensor is a newly developed presence sensor, Which has very low energy consumption and does not require a lens at all Further sensor solutions will be presented by SenseAir in Hall B3 -. Booth 441st

Asahi Kasei has been a premium supplier of D / A and A / D converters as well as digital signal processors (DSP) for high-class audio applications for 25 years. In a Specially equipped “Premium Audio Bar”, visitors can convince themselves of the product quality on site. Registration for a guided tour will be accepted at the booth.

Asahi Kasei Corp.
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