BMW to use software from Israel’s Tactile Mobility in vehicles


TEL AVIV (Reuters) – ’s Tactile Mobility said on Tuesday its will be embedded into the Group’s (DE:BMWG) next-generation beginning in 2021.

The collaboration will equip BMW vehicles with the ability to analyse the road surface attributes under their , enabling detection of road conditions.

Tactile Mobility develops software that uses a vehicle’s non-visual sensors, including wheel speed, wheel angle, RPM and gear position to help smart and autonomous vehicles “feel” vehicle-road dynamics and road conditions.

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In October Tactile Mobility said it secured $9 million in from a group of that included Porsche (DE:PSHG_p).

The between BMW and Tactile Mobility began through the BMW Startup Garage, the venture client unit of the BMW Group.



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