Annual Press Conference 2017 in Tokyo
Bosch achieved good progress with electrification, automation and connectivity while expanding into a new business field

  • Business development: Sales in Japan for 2016 of 267 billion yen, global sales to Japanese auto makers* up six percent year-on-year
  • Electrification: Series production of 48V hybrid system for Japanese auto makers in 2019
  • Automation: Further strengthen system development capabilities for automated driving and advanced technologies for the Japanese market
  • Connectivity: Start providing wireless updates of onboard firmware for Japanese auto makers in 2019
  • Expansion: Entering a new business field with the AI-based smart agriculture solution "Plantect ™"

"Plantect™" smart agriculture solutions
Bosch launches innovative disease prediction service using sensors and artificial intelligence
Disease prediction helps to increase yields for greenhouse grown tomatoes

  • Bosch leverages its strengths in IoT to advance into the field of smart agriculture
  • Solution uses sensors and artificial intelligence to predict disease and promote optimal cultivation management
  • Bosch's proprietary algorithm based on data collected from over 100 greenhouses predicts disease with an accuracy of 92 percent
  • Bosch is leveraging IoT to expand its business into new areas

Annual Press Conference 2017
New conception of mobility, new perceptions of technology:
Bosch is driving transformation

Dr. Udo Wolz
President and Representative Director
Bosch Corporation Japan


Artificial intelligence at Bosch

Christoph Peylo
Bosch Center for Artificial Intelligence


Announcement of innovative service for smart agriculture

Ryosuke Suzuki
FUJI Project, Project Leader


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