ON Semiconductor acquires SensL Technologies, a provider of SiPM, SPAD and LiDAR sensing products

ON Semiconductor Corporation has announced its acquisition of SensL Technologies Ltd. (“SensL”), a technology leader based in Ireland, specializing in Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPM), Single Photon Avalanche Diode (SPAD) and LiDAR sensing products for automotive, medical, industrial and consumer markets.

This acquisition positions ON Semiconductor to extend its market leadership in automotive sensing applications for ADAS and autonomous driving with expanded capabilities in imaging, radar, and LiDAR.

By combining this acquisition in Ireland with previously acquired radar technology and design centers in Israel and the United Kingdom, The company is uniquely positioned to provide a comprehensive set of sensor solutions for next-generation highly autonomous vehicles and to solidify its position as a leader in image sensing and ultrasonic park assistance. In the second half of 2018, ON Semiconductor is planning to introduce samples to the market which incorporate technology from the radar assets acquired in 2017.

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