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A new kind of hybrid sensor aims to give the autonomous cars a human-like view

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A startup, AEye, has built a new kind of hybrid sensor that aims to give the autonomous cars a human-like view of the surroundings. The device uses a solid-state lidar, a low-light camera, and chips to run embedded artificial-intelligence algorithms that can reprogram how the hardware is being used in …

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Ouster announces the launch of OS1 LIDAR and $27 million in Series A funding

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Ouster, a San Francisco-based developer of LIDAR technology emerged from stealth announcing the launch of the company’s new OS1 model LIDAR, and $27 million in Series A funding, led by Cox Enterprises. The OS1 represents a step-change in LIDAR sensing technology that is available on the market today, with marked …

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Argo AI acquires LiDAR technology company Princeton Lightwave

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Argo AI, sub-organization of Ford Motors has announced that it has acquired Princeton Lightwave. The acquired company has extensive experience in the development and commercialization of LiDAR sensors and it is expected that the acquisition will expedite the process of commercialization and deployment self-driving cars at scale. Bryan Salesky, CEO, …

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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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