Osram Opto Launches New Pulsed Diode Laser for LiDAR

Osram Opto Semiconductors introduced new pulsed diode laser for LiDAR in autonomous and semi-autonomous vehicles

LiDAR or light imaging detection and ranging is an integral part of almost all driving assistance systems (other than one main exception, Tesla). Systems such as emergency braking and lane assist in semi-autonomous or autonomous vehicles employ LiDAR to calculate distances. A LiDAR system gives off very short laser light …

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VRCO Selects Quanergy S3 LiDAR Sensors for Vehicle

UK-based air transport vehicle firm VRCO reported that it will exclusively use Quanergy’s S3 solid state LiDAR sensors in the testing and market release versions of the VTOL (electric Vertical Take-Off and Landing) craft, the NeoXcraft XP2. Quanergy Systems, Inc. of Sunnyvale, California USA, a developer of solid-state LiDAR sensors …

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Nice Côte d’Azur Airport to get Terminal Doppler Lidar from Mitsubishi Electric

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation reported that Météo-France, the national meteorological service in France, awarded it a contract to supply a Terminal Doppler Lidar system (DIABREZZA™ A Series) for use at Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. Nice Côte d’Azur Airport, France’s second-busiest international airport, handled 13.3 million passengers in 2017. The 1.5 micrometer …

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Lidar Innovator LeddarTech Gets $101 in Investment Round

LeddarTech. Inc. of Quebec City, QC Canada announced the completion of a combined investment of US$101 million (close to CA$130 million). The investment round was led by Lighting and optical technology firm Osram. Other investors include Delphi, Magneti Marelli and Integrated Device Technology, Inc., and Fonds de solidarité FTQ. The …

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Osram Invests in LiDAR Company, LeddarTech

Osram reports that it has acquired a 25.1 percent share of Canadian LiDAR technology firm LeddarTech Inc. LeddarTech of Quebec, Canada, integrates LiDAR into semiconductors and sensor modules for driver assistance systems and self-driving cars. LeddarTech specializes in developing solid-state LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) systems. These LiDAR systems use …

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