LeddarTech buys Israeli automotive sensor co VayaVision


VayaVision applies AI and laptop imaginative and prescient algorithms to uncooked knowledge fused from radar, lidar and digital camera to construct an correct 3D environmental mannequin.


Canadian autonomous automotive sensor platform developer LeddarTech introduced as we speak that it’s buying Israeli startup VayaVision, which applies AI and laptop imaginative and prescient algorithms to uncooked knowledge fused from radar, lidar and digital camera to construct an correct 3D environmental mannequin. Monetary particulars in regards to the deal weren’t disclosed however in line with a supply near the deal, the acquisition was for a number of tens of thousands and thousands of .

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VayaVision was based in 2016 by Dr Youval Nehmadi and Ronny Cohen and has thus far raised $eight million from Mizmaa Ventures and different buyers in addition to a $four million grant from the EU European Innovation Council. The corporate has 32 staff, all of them in Israel, and can proceed to function as an unbiased unit in shut cooperation with LeddarTech groups worldwide.

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Cohen instructed “Globes” “Within the area of autonomous driving there are sensors – cameras, radar, lidar – we merge the data from all of the sensors right into a shade picture, unified and an entire world and from this we undertake detection. This brings about higher efficiency at decrease price.”

Revealed by Globes, Israel enterprise information – en.globes.co.il – on July 7, 2020

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