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.