Canadian Connected Car Companies Hit Silicon Valley to Showcase Technology

Next week, 15 Canadian connected car tech companies are descending on Silicon Valley to meet with the top automotive manufacturers, to showcase Canada’s best connected car technology and generate potential tech and investor partners.

The APMA, in collaboration with the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service and the Ontario government, is organizing the week-long program of tech days in Silicon Valley to showcase Canadian suppliers of connected car-related products and technologies. It’s called the Canadian Connected Technology Roadshow.

Among the companies selected is Intelligent Mechatronic Systems. Based out of Waterloo, IMS enables drivers to be safer, smarter and greener by converging in-car infotainment, automotive telematics and wireless technology.

The privately held company, with approximately 100 employees, was founded in 1999 by Dr. Otman Basir, who remains IMS’ CEO.

The following Canadian companies will also be participating: Alcohol Countermeasure Systems BRAKERS Early Warning Systems, CGI Group, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), Invotek Electronics, Leggett & Platt Automotive Group, Litmus Automation, Lixar IT, Phantom Intelligence, Pravala Networks, QNX Software Systems, Studio 63, TE Connectivity Canada, TrustPoint Innovation Technologies, Weather Telematics, and XYZ Interactive.