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Mobileye and Visteon to Collaborate on the Development of Advanced Lighting Control Strategies

June 3, 2009

AMSTERDAM, June 3 /PRNewswire/ — Mobileye N.V. announced today an
agreement with Visteon Corporation whereby the two companies will jointly
develop strategies and technologies that will control tomorrow’s smart
headlamp systems. Growing use of Mobileye on-board camera systems makes it
possible to feed information to Visteon’s smart headlamp systems, expanding
the possibilities of such systems. One specific application of the combined
technologies may include automatically switching between high and low
headlight beams. Additionally, other more advanced lighting control
strategies are expected, which allow the driver better viewing with
longer-range capabilities.

The advanced lighting strategies made possible by the two companies would
be enabled by camera processing abilities that include vehicle detection,
on-coming and preceding light source analysis and range estimations. Together
these technologies would define the optimal lighting profile to enable the
driver to maximize the viewing range under most conceivable conditions.

Mobileye will utilize its core vision processing capabilities, including
lane departure warning systems, vehicle detection, high beam assist and
traffic sign recognition, to provide data that will feed the Visteon headlamp
system. Most of these Mobileye technologies have already been launched by
various automobile manufacturers, including Volvo, BMW and General Motors.
The Visteon system will analyze Mobileye’s data and convert it to useful
information for its headlamp systems to add higher levels of intelligence and
functionality.

“Adding intelligence to lighting systems fits naturally with the current
path of optimizing the high beam usage in the current high beam-assist
systems introduced by car makers,” stated Dr. Gideon Stein, Chief Scientist
of Mobileye N.V.

Dr. Rainer Neumann, Visteon’s director, global business development for
lighting, added that “With the additional data that Mobileye can provide,
headlight usage can be elevated to a higher functional level, allowing the
driver to gain maximum viewing range under most conditions and driving
scenarios.”

Mobileye is a pioneer in the development of vision systems for on-board
Driving Assistance Systems; providing data for decision making applications
such as Mobileye’s Adaptive Cruise Controls, Lane Departure Warning, Forward
Collision Warning, Headway Monitoring, High Beam Assist and more. Founded in
1999, the company is recognized as the leading provider of vision-based
driver assistance technologies and has been selected by major automotive
companies worldwide for their production vehicles.

To date, Mobileye’s technology has been launched by BMW 5-Series,
6-Series, 7-Series, Volvo S80, XC70 and V70 models, and Buick Lucerne,
Cadillac DTS and STS.

In addition to OEM activities, Mobileye produces a complete off-the-shelf
line of products, the Mobileye AWS(TM), (Advance Warning System), which
contains features already in OEM production and new customer features to be
launched by OEMs in the future.

About Mobileye

Mobileye N.V. is headquartered in The Netherlands, with R&D in Israel and
offices in the U.S., Cyprus and Japan. Mobileye is a technological leader in
the area of advanced image sensing and processing technology for automotive
applications, with a product offering covering the entire range of vision
applications. Mobileye’s unique monocular vision platform works as a third
eye to help drivers improve safety and avoid accidents, and has the potential
to revolutionize the way we drive. Mobileye’s products of software algorithms
bundled into the EyeQ system-on-chip can be found in BMW, GM and Volvo models
since 2007.

Further information on Mobileye can be found at: http://www.mobileye.com

About Visteon

Visteon Corporation is a leading global automotive supplier that designs,
engineers and manufactures innovative climate, interior, electronic and
lighting products for vehicle manufacturers, and also provides a range of
products and services to aftermarket customers. With corporate offices in Van
Buren Township, Mich.
(U.S.); Shanghai, China; and Basildon, UK; the company
has facilities in 26 countries and employs approximately 33,500 people.

    Further information on Visteon can be found at: http://www.visteon.com
    (c) 2009 Mobileye N.V. All rights reserved.

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    Contact Information for Mobileye:
    Mobileye N.V.
    Jason S. Rudd
    Director of OEM & Tier1 Sales
    Tel: +972-2-541-7309
    jason.rudd@mobileye.com

    Contact Information for Visteon:
    Visteon Corporation
    Melissa Andrade
    Corporate Communications Manager
    Tel: +1-734-710-5546
    mandrad7@visteon.com

SOURCE Mobileye N.V.


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