IMS is a leader in telematics and infotainment technologies, including the convergence of both technologies in delivering the ultimate Connected Car™ experience. The company’s innovations are pioneering the Connected Car™ category while adding more purpose to every journey by making drivers smarter, safer and greener.
IMS is privately held with approximately 100 employees distributed across key engineering and support centers in the United States, Canada and the Middle East. IMS headquarters are located in Waterloo, Ontario, the heart of Canada’s Technology Triangle. IMS was founded in 1999 by Dr. Otman Basir, a leading intelligent systems expert, and the company’s CEO, President and technology visionary.
From its early success in developing automotive safety products, IMS is dedicated to vehicle safety and intelligence, evolving beyond vehicle component applications to include industry-leading, award-winning connected vehicle solutions that greatly enhance driver behavior, improve productivity and make it safer for drivers to acquire and manage critical information efficiently whenever required.
Through continuous innovation and forward-looking innovations, IMS has developed a portfolio of more than 140 Connected Car™ patents and patents-pending across a diverse range of technologies throughout North America, Europe, the Middle East and Australia. IMS is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 registered, ISO 27000 compliant, and has a strong relationship with multiple universities for joint research projects and advancement of core technologies. The IMS DriveSync® Connected Car™ platform builds on over a decade of IMS proprietary technology and research and development conducted within IMS.