Autoware was officially released in August, 2015
Day 1 of our great vision, “Intelligent Vehicles For Everyone”.
Tier IV was founded by Shinpei Kato in December, 2015
To make a creative and disruptive ecosystem of intelligent vehicles with Autoware.
Tier IV deployed self-driving vehicles as PoCs across Japan in 2016
Safety for challenge. Challenge for safety.
Tier IV was qualified to operate driverless intelligent vehicles on domestic public roads in 2017
No one had ever done it before, so we did it.
Tier IV, together with Apex.AI and Linaro/96Boards, established The Autoware Foundation in 2018
Autoware flying high.
Tier IV started a pilot service with “Milee”, a real driverless intelligent vehicle, in March, 2019
For those who need intelligent vehicles to live.
METI adopted Autoware as a standard of AD safety benchmark in June, 2019
Towards all Japan safety.
Tier IV raised approx. $113M in total in Series A in August, 2019
Commitment to production of intelligent vehicles as a global open platformer.
Our journey continues…