Security Innovation Appoints eSSys to Resell Aerolink V2X Security in South Korea
Wilmington, MA – January 9, 2017 – Security Innovation, a pioneer in software and automotive security, announced today that it has appointed eSSys Co., Ltd as the exclusive South Korean reseller of its Aerolink® secure communications software for Vehicle to Everything (V2X) communications.
Supporting the IEEE 1609.2 and ETSI security standards, Security Innovation’s Aerolink is the undisputed leader in securing Vehicle to Vehicle (V2V) and Vehicle to Infrastructure (V2I) communications. Aerolink has been selected to provide security and privacy for the 2017 Cadillac CTS, the first commercially available vehicle with built-in V2V capabilities. Aerolink has also been successfully implemented in the majority of Ann Arbor Safety Pilot vehicles through a program sponsored by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI).
“eSSys is pleased to be able to offer our customers the best V2X security library available on the market,” said Mr. Yong-beom Kim, CEO of eSSys. “We have already designed and developed On Board Equipment for Korean C-ITS projects using the Aerolink library.”
“South Korea is a rapidly growing market for V2X communications,” explained Peter Samson, Sr. Vice President and General Manager of Security Innovation. “By partnering with eSSys, we assure that our South Korean automotive and infrastructure customers receive the local expertise and support they require.”
In addition to this reseller agreement, eSSys and Security Innovation are in discussions regarding the development of a next generation security platform for integrated automotive communication systems. eSSys is planning to integrate their proprietary V2X Network stack and high performance SDR Module with the Aerolink library to create a next generation communication module for domestic car manufacturers, aftermarket navigation suppliers and V2X pilot trials. In near future, eSSys forecasts Road Side Equipment sales of 300 Billion South Korean Won and yearly On Board Equipment sales of 100 Billion South Korean Won.
About Security Innovation
Since 2002, Security Innovation has been the trusted partner for cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation for the world’s leading companies. Security Innovation is dedicated to securing and protecting sensitive data in the most challenging environments - automobiles, desktops, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud. Security Innovation is privately held and headquartered in Wilmington, MA USA. For more information, visit www.onboardsecurity.com.
Specialized in automotive electronics systems, eSSys is devoted to developing, manufacturing major car electronic parts including Telematics, AVN, ETCS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and Next Generation WAVE (V2X), providing our customers with affordable communication modules that achieve optimum performance. As a pioneer in communication technology localization for automotive electronics including DSRC chips and many others, eSSys takes a step forward to focus on developing competitive new products, builds the next generation ITS (Intelligent Transport System) including WAVE, leads the high speed wireless communication technology like Wi-Fi, penetrates in and develops multimedia field including AVN/Multi Box, and continues investment to become a dedicated developer and manufacturer in the field of advanced Telematics designed to support driving safety and emergency rescue
eSSys is the sole vendor for the supply of OBE, RSE and Applications for the Korean C-ITS Pilot Project, conducted by the Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime, South Korea.
Being the pioneer in Korea for C-ITS devices, eSSys is now actively developing the communication modules for Autonomous Vehicles. For more information, visit www.essys.co.kr