Even though several large automotive manufacturers have published significant initiatives for autonomously driven vehicles, and also presented concept studies, so far only few of them have actually procured these systems.
As far as Smart Eye knows, five automotive manufacturers have undertaken procurement during the last two years, and Smart Eye delivers eyetracking to two of these.
In 2015, Smart Eye achieved two design wins for eyetracking from two large global automotive manufacturers. This procurement concerns serial deliveries for premium-class car models, with expected delivery in 2017 or 2018.
Procurement procedures by other automotive manufacturers are ongoing and several operators are expected to launch procurement rounds during the next two years. Recent years have seen a strong increase in interest from Tier1 companies and Smart Eye is in dialogue with a large number of operators, taking part in procurement processes together with several Tier1 companies.