Tier 1 supplier of high-performance, automotive grade lidar sensors and perception software Innoviz Technologies has announced that it is on track to deliver lidar technology for CARIAD’s future advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving functions.
Since CARIAD named Innoviz as its direct lidar supplier, the companies have worked in collaboration to increase their understanding of unique engineering needs, and optimize processes to support the use of lidar-enabled ADAS and automated driving systems.
At present, both parties are evaluating concepts to accelerate the integration of lidar systems, with a focus on accelerating time to market and lower overall system costs.
“We are thrilled to further discuss possibilities of expanding our relationship with CARIAD and accelerating the adoption of lidar,” said Omer Keilaf, CEO and co-founder, Innoviz. “We are proud to serve CARIAD as a Tier 1 supplier and to collaborate as a like-minded tech leader in the space.”
“CARIAD is working on the automated driving of the future as one important pillar in our strategy,” added Anton Stippler, head of lidar and camera development, CARIAD. “For future automated driving functions, we selected Innoviz as our lidar partner not only because of their automotive experience and technological expertise, but also for the flexibility and creativity that their team brings to the table.”