KARIYA (Japan) ―The Distributed System Interface (DSI) Consortium have finalized and released the DSI3 version 1.0 technical specifications.
Consortium members DENSO Corporation, Freescale Semiconductor and TRW Automotive and their partners have initiated system and component solutions compliant to the DSI3 standard in anticipation of volume deliveries beginning in 2013. The DSI3 standard and additional information are available at the consortium web site: http://www.dsiconsortium.org.
The DSI3 standard brings next generation features and performance improvements to the safety-critical serial data link used to interface sensors &/or actuators to automotive electronic control units. Typical applications envisioned are airbag systems and other automotive systems.
The DSI Consortium was established by DENSO, Freescale and TRW in September 2009 as an organization dedicated to the promotion and development of Distributed Systems Interface (DSI) standards.
The DSI Consortium invites prospective new members to visit the web site and if interested in joining, to contact the listed representatives. Working sub-groups exist for technical and marketing functions, leading the development and promotion of the DSI family of safety-critical serial data link standards.
About DENSO Corporation:
DENSO Corporation, headquartered in Kariya, Aichi prefecture, Japan, is a leading global automotive supplier of advanced technology, systems and components in the areas of thermal, powertrain control, electric, electronics and information and safety. Its customers include all the world's major carmakers. Worldwide, the company has more than 200 subsidiaries and affiliates in 34 countries and regions (including Japan) and employs approximately 120,000 people. Consolidated global sales for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2010, totaled US$32.0 billion. Last fiscal year, DENSO spent 9.1 percent of its global consolidated sales on research and development. DENSO common stock is traded on the Tokyo and Nagoya stock exchanges. For more information, go to www.globaldenso.com, or visit our media website at www.densomediacenter.com.
About Freescale Semiconductor
Freescale Semiconductor is a global leader in the design and manufacture of embedded semiconductors for the automotive, consumer, industrial and networking markets. The privately held company is based in Austin, Texas, and has design, research and development, manufacturing or sales operations around the world. www.freescale.com.
With 2010 sales of $14.4 billion, TRW Automotive ranks among the world's leading automotive suppliers. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, USA, TRW, through its subsidiaries, operates in 26 countries and employs more than 60,000 people worldwide. TRW Automotive products include integrated vehicle control and driver assist systems, braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, occupant safety systems (seat belts and airbags), electronics, engine components, fastening systems and aftermarket replacement parts and services. All references to "TRW Automotive" or "TRW" in this press release refer to TRW Automotive Holdings Corp. (NYSE: TRW) and its subsidiaries, unless otherwise indicated. TRW Automotive news is available on the internet at www.trw.com.