Continental India has announced its partnership with several academic institutions in India. Continental will collaborate with Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, IIT Madras, International Institute of Information Technology Bangalore and Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology Delhi. Through the partnership, Continental and the academic institutions aim to build competencies on niche ADAS functionalities that would help toward autonomous driving technologies. Continental is one of the leading automotive tech companies working towards the development of autonomous driving technologies. Continental is particularly working on research in scenario perception. It would help in the safety towards pedestrians, bicycles, and animals with onroad protection from pothole and speed bumps. Through the partnership with the academic institutions, Continental India’s aim is to support three key strategic pillars – technological advancement, creating an industry-ready talent pool, and enabling open innovation in the ecosystem.
Praveen Kumar, Head of Engineering, Sensorics – ADAS