Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive, industrial, and mapping applications, will provide Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd., a leading global tier-one supplier of exterior automotive lighting, with its miniaturized LiDAR solution for autonomous driving.
The compact design of Cepton’s high performance LiDAR sensors enables direct integration into a vehicle’s lighting system to take advantage of the latest autonomous driving technology without impacting its sleek design. With its innovative Micro-Motion Technology (MMT) platform, Cepton’s LiDAR sensors enable vehicles to recognize and track objects from all four corners for a true 3D image of its surrounding environment.
Cepton’s MMT LiDAR sensors feature advanced technology free of mechanical rotation and frictional wear, producing high-resolution imaging of a vehicle’s surroundings to detect objects at a distance of up to 300 meters away. Cepton is continuing to innovate and evolve its low-power and high-resolution LiDAR technology for integration into automotive lighting systems.
Koito is looking for a variety of sensors to meet the growing demand for autonomous vehicles. Koito is interested in the potential of the miniaturized LiDAR solution developed by Cepton, and with the customized LiDAR shipment, Koito is pursuing verification of its functionality, performance and reliability.