Investment underscores Daimler Truck’s focus on advanced software that enables the truck of the future
PALO ALTO, California.† May 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Apex.AIa company developing safety-certified software for mobility and autonomous applications today announced that: Daimler truck (DTG: DTR0CK), one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers, has made a strategic minority investment in the company.
Apex.AI has developed a leading suite of certified automotive safety software solutions, including the: Apex.OS operating system. The software suite serves as the foundational infrastructure on which smart machines operate in the automotive, agriculture, mining, IoT and industrial automation industries.
“This strategic investment from Daimler Truck demonstrates its progressive nature by ensuring that our scalable applications continue to drive software-defined vehicle development for the entire industry,” said Jan Becker, Co-Founder and CEO, Apex.AI. “Our powerful solutions are purposefully designed with simplicity in mind. That’s the approach that is changing the way companies across many industries develop their future vehicle technologies.”
The Apex.OS SDK enables automotive software developers to create secure, reliable real-time applications more efficiently. Like Apple’s iOS SDK, which allows practically anyone to create an iPhone app, Apex.OS makes programming for a vehicle or robot almost as easy as programming a phone. The result is significantly shorter development cycles for new mobility features, all of which are built on software recognized for the highest security standards.
Apex.AI’s flagship Apex.OS operating system is an operating system that highest safety certifications in the industry, including product certification from the German testing organization TÜV Nord and the highest level of automotive software safety ISO 26262 ASIL-D. Passing these rigorous testing programs means that the software system has been approved for series production.
With this investment, Daimler Truck joins an impressive array of previously announced world-class strategic investors, including: Toyota Ventures† Volvo Group venture capital† Jaguar Land Rover‘s InMotion Ventures† Airbus companies† Continental AG† ZF† AGCOand HELLA Ventures†
Apex.AI is a global company headquartered in Palo Alto, California developing cutting edge secure, certified, developer friendly and scalable software for mobility systems. The company’s flagship product is Apex.OS, a robust and reliable meta-operating system that enables faster and easier software development for mobility, smart machines and IoT. The accompanying software development kit is aimed at two main customer groups: OEM developers who need to implement complex, integrated AI software in machines or vehicles, and developers of autonomous mobility who can now easily and reliably implement safety-critical applications.
To access the Apex.AI media kit, visit: https://www.apex.ai/media-kit†
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