AUTOMOTIVE
INDUSTRY

As the automotive industry adopts new models like shared economy and robo-taxis, olfaction measurement companies have the unique opportunity to improve the user experience in a way that can speed adoption.

DIGITAL OLFACTION
CAN BE USED FOR

RIDE AND CAR
SHARING TRENDS

Discover how consumer expectations are evolving around the vehicle experience and how digital olfaction fits in.

Automotive Material
Characterization

  • Objective classification of VOCs for plastics and fabrics
  • Enables quantitative standards for acceptable level of odors
  • Assists in control of branded “new car smell” odor
  • Enables modification of odor acceptability based on geographic consumer preferences

Preventative
Maintenance Alerts

  • Signal early warning signs for component malfunction like electronics degradation or battery aging
  • Detect fluid leaks like dripping oil or fuel before catastrophic failure
  • Assist in diagnosing system failures

Ensuring a Positive
User Experience

  • Alert central fleet management when ride sharing asset requires service due to odors in the car before a poor customer experience occurs
  • Detect driver behavior that violates rental contract (ex. Smoking, pets, etc.)
  • Enable enforcement of clean car policies for ridesharing companies with quantifiable cabin odor data

DOAC

Collaborating with Leaders in Automotive

The Digital Olfaction Automotive Consortium brings together key players across the automotive industry to address industry trends attributed to new mobility services and the evolution of self-driving cars.

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USE CASES

Automotive Cabin Odors

Cabin air quality continues to be a core focus in the automotive and mobility space—whether for shared or personal vehicles. In the case of shared car services (i.e. rentals, rideshare or carshare), ensuring a “clean” cabin speaks to the customer experience and ultimately overall brand trust. This is especially important as the shared mobility market becomes more crowded.

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The use of Human Panels for Odor Analysis

The use of Human Panels for Odor Analysis

Odors are complicated and deciding what is “OK” or “Not OK” and what “ideal” is differs across regions and cultures. Although it’s often easy to standardize the evaluation of tactile and visual attributes of a product, odor evaluation remains difficult to standardize.

Improving Cost of Quality with digital olfaction

Improving Cost of Quality with digital olfaction

Manufacturing operations are focused on minimizing Cost of Quality (COQ) as it can account for significant portion of their controllable costs. Much of the business intelligence and analytic solutions in this area have focused on process optimization and preventative...

How is COVID-19 Impacting New Technology Projects

How is COVID-19 Impacting New Technology Projects

COVID-19 has created an economic situation different from any previous crisis. The collective trauma of this global pandemic on our population has disrupted our economy, and is likely shifting many consumer and market trends going forward. A question remains, what...

A NEED IN
AUTOMOTIVE

We are working with leaders across the automotive value chain to solve for a range of challenges and opportunities. If you would like more information about our digital olfaction technology and how it can help your organization, please contact us.