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Velodyne more than quadruples production for its LiDAR sensors to meet strong global demand

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Velodyne LiDAR has more than quadrupled production for its LiDAR sensors to meet strong global demand. As a result, Velodyne LiDAR’s sensors are immediately available via distribution partners in Europe, Asia Pacific, and North America, with industry standard lead-times for direct contracts, the company informed through a press release. The …

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GM acquires LIDAR technology company Strobe

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General Motors has emerged as one of the front-runners in developing autonomous cars, the company had last month announced to have built the first mass-producible self-driving car. Accelerating its efforts in this direction the company has now acquired LIDAR technology company Strobe, Inc. The motive behind this acquisition is to …

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Autoliv to acquire LiDAR and Time of Flight camera expertise

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Autoliv has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets of a Swedish based LiDAR specialist company, Fotonic i Norden AB, a LiDAR and Time of Flight camera specialist that designs, develops, and manufactures these products. The acquisition represents a transfer of certain intellectual property rights, development and prototyping assets and …

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Toyota Research Institute’s autonomous test vehicle, Platform 2.1 uses Luminar’s sensing technology

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The Toyota Research Institute (TRI) has unveiled its newest autonomous test vehicle, Platform 2.1, featuring Luminar’s sensing technology. Since coming out of stealth last April, Luminar has scaled up its partnerships with a select few companies – TRI being the first to deeply integrate the new sensing platform. Luminar’s LiDAR …

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Dibotics and Intempora enter into technical partnership to solve challenges related to the implementation of driverless cars

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Dibotics and Intempora have entered into a technical partnership to solve challenges related to the implementation of driverless cars, like obtaining a real-time high-definition perception of the environment, a precise localization of the vehicle and real-time sensor fusion. Intempora is a software editor having expertise in providing advanced software solutions …

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Innoviz Technologies raises $65 million in Series B funding as its LiDAR solution moves into mass production

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Innoviz Technologies has raised $65 million in Series B funding as its groundbreaking LiDAR solution moves into mass production.It is known that Innoviz Technologies is one of the leading providers of LiDAR sensing solutions designed for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Strategic partners and global leaders in automated driving …

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Growth in the global automotive LiDAR market predicted

According to a report by Persistance Market Research, the prime factor boosting the growth in the global automotive LiDAR market is the increasing integration of LiDAR technology in the vehicles by OEMs to automate the driving. Other points raised by the the report are: With OEMs integrating LiDAR in ADAS …

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Delphi partners Innoviz Technologies to provide LiDAR solutions for Autonomous Vehicles

Delphi Automotive has signed a commercial partnership agreement with Innoviz Technologies for the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. Innoviz Technologies is a leading Israeli-based company developing LiDAR technology. Innoviz’s proprietary LiDAR sensing solutions will be integrated into Delphi’s systems to provide automakers with a comprehensive portfolio of autonomous driving technologies. …

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Waymo drops three of four patent-infringement claims in its lawsuit against Uber

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Waymo has dropped three of four patent-infringement claims in its lawsuit against Uber. The reason behind this is given that three of those patent infringement claims were related to a specific “Spider” lidar design that is no longer used by Uber while the fourth patent claim is related to another lidar …

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Velodyne and Autoliv sign agreement for development and commercialization of LiDAR

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Autoliv has signed an agreement with Velodyne LiDAR. Autoliv is a leader in automotive safety systems and Velodyne is one of the leading suppliers of LiDAR technology. The aim of the agreement is to commercialize LiDAR which is a critical sensor for autonomous cars. According to the agreement, Velodyne will support …

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