The “Automated with Velodyne” cooperative business network will benefit Velodyne and its partners immediately, but exponential growth in LiDAR sensor deployments is a second order benefit for Velodyne and their program participants.
The solid-state LiDAR market remains hot, impelled by innovation, continuing sector investment and value delivery for automotive Tier 1 automotive suppliers and OEMs.
Blickfeld, a Munich-based startup developing LiDAR sensors for a variety of applications, including autonomous vehicles, has closed a Series A financing round. The amount of the Series A has yet to be disclosed, but it was led by the venture capital unit of Continental together with Wachstumsfonds Bayern. Blickfeld’s existing investors, Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures,…
The Sense One flash camera from Sense Photonics is a 3D, solid-state lidar that promises to help autonomous robots and vehicles see farther and more safely.
Dell Technology Ventures leads funding round, as SiLC develops integrated FMCW lidar for autonomous vehicles, machine vision, and augmented reality.
Cepton Technologies, which said its approach to lidar is unique, has received funding led by Tier 1 automotive supplier Koito Manufacturing.
Company claims investment round the largest in China’s LiDAR sector.
Latest time-of-flight camera offers up to 40 meters in performance-grade range.
Consulting group says robotaxis will arrive in 2021; private self-driving cars will carry hefty price tag.
Serve autonomous delivery robots set for Los Angeles deployment later this year.
Lidar developer working with China’s Idriverplus to bring autonomous vehicles to mass production.
Different methods help robotics understand objects, shapes, and where they’re located.
Parts makers announce new components for mobile robots, autonomous vehicles, and factory automation gear.
No tricks for these robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle startups, who received funding in the final days of October.
Companies creating lidar, pedestrian behavior software, and virtual reality systems earned additional funding in recent weeks.
Changing light conditions and durability standards create need for optical filters for lidar in automotive systems.
Framework of GPS and sensors that observe road conditions could eliminate need for predetermined 3D mapping of roadways.