ITS Info-communications Forum

The ITS Info-communications Forum continues to contribute to the realization of world's most safe, environment - friendly and economical road traffic society by utilizing Information and Communication Technologies.

Brief Introduction

  • Objectives

    (1) To promote the R&D and standardization of communications technologies that are the key to the successful introduction of ITS.
    (2) To provide a forum that encourages and promotes the exchange of R&D and standardization information regarding ITS among related organizations.
    (3) To promote the smooth development of all aspects of ITS.

  • Main Activities

    (1) Conduct investigations and studies regarding R&D and standardization of communications systems for ITS.
    (2) Liaise and coordinate with organizations related to and/or involved in the development of communications systems for ITS.
    (3) Increase the understanding of ITS among the general public.

  • Membership (Nearly 100 members)

    Industrial: Automobile manufacturers, Telecommunications equipment manufacturers, Telecommunications carriers, Broadcasting companies, Etc.
    Governmental Agencies: Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications; National Police Agency; Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism

  • Board of directors

    Chairman Shinichi SASAKI
    (Advisor & Senior Technical Executive, TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION, Chairman of ITS Japan)
    Vice-chairman Mitsutoshi HATORI
    (Professor Emeritus University of Tokyo)
    Auditor Yuji KAMIYA
    (Executive Officer, Hitachi Kokusai Electric Inc. )

  • Secretariat

    ARIB (Association of Radio Industries and Businesses)