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Over the years, Gentex has systematically transformed itself into a technology company, vertically integrated and proficient in a wide range of unique core competencies. Today, Gentex is growing its product portfolio and transforming its tech not only for automotive uses, but also entirely new markets

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New Gentex Innovation Lab

At CES2022, recent Gentex technology acquisitions, partnerships, and prototypes were showcased in a special Innovation Lab at the Gentex booth, including the most recent iteration of the company’s smart lighting system for surgical and patient care environments.

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New Acquisitions, partnerships, and prototypes

eSight

Gentex is partnering with eSight, a leading provider of vision enhancement technology.

  • More than 295 million people globally live with visual impairments

  • Can interfere with the daily activities of life

Gentex to provide product design, device size optimization, vision system and display enhancements.

  • Wearable vision-enhancement technology

  • eSight’s electronic eyewear digitally enhances sight to overcome low vision

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RetiSpec

Gentex recently announced a partnership with RetiSpec to commercialize technology for the early detection of Alzheimer’s disease. RetiSpec is an artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging company developing a tool for the early detection of disease biomarkers in the eye.

  • Gentex will provide its engineering, imager development, software, and manufacturing expertise to help commercialize the technology
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Vaporsens

Vaporsens pioneered a unique nanofiber sensing technology capable of detecting a wide variety of chemicals, from explosives to volatile organic compounds, with widespread application in a multitude of industries.

Gentex acquired Vaporsens to commercialize the technology for use in automotive, aerospace, agriculture, and other industries.

  • High demand for effective, sensitive, easy-to-use, sensing devices
  • Multiple use cases across numerous industries
  • Growing list of chemicals requiring monitoring
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Medical Smart Lighting

Gentex is partnering with Mayo Clinic to co-develop a smart lighting system for surgical and patient-care environments.

  • Hands-free user interface
  • Integrated machine-vision camera
  • Shadow mitigation
  • Polarized lensing to minimize
  • Potential for integrated UVGI system
     
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