Dataspeed to integrate Cepton’s LiDAR technology with its autonomous
vehicle development platform
SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cepton
Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D LiDAR solutions for automotive,
industrial, security, and mapping applications, today announced a
partnership with Dataspeed Inc., an industry leading autonomous vehicle
(AV) solution provider, to bring Cepton’s high resolution, long-range
and compact LiDAR solutions to AV developers. Through the partnership
with Cepton, Dataspeed’s customers will now have access to Cepton LiDAR
technology for the development and deployment of autonomous applications.
The compact design of Cepton’s LiDAR sensors enables them to be
integrated directly into the body of a vehicle, providing Dataspeed’s
customers with advanced 3D perception without impacting a vehicle’s
design. At the AutoSens Detroit event on May 14-16, 2019, Dataspeed will
be showcasing a Chrysler Pacifica outfitted with Cepton’s LiDAR
technology and Dataspeed’s highly engineered by-wire system.
“Dataspeed is a leading provider of by-wire systems with worldwide
installations,” said Mitch Hourtienne, Cepton Director of Business
Development. “Our partnership will make it easy for the global community
to develop advanced perception capabilities for the next generation of
“Cepton’s LiDAR technology stands out with its compact design that
integrates directly into the body of a vehicle,” said Paul Fleck,
Founder and CEO of Dataspeed. “This partnership aligns with our
long-term objective of supporting large scale AV deployment with
production viable technologies.”
Built on the company’s patented Micro Motion Technology (MMTTM)
platform, Cepton’s LiDAR delivers unrivaled performance and resolution
at a low cost. Cepton also recently unveiled its Vista-EdgeTM
LiDAR Evaluation Kit, a plug-and-play device with all necessary software
and tools pre-installed to view and analyze the LiDAR’s 3D point cloud
of data. Cepton’s LiDAR solutions provide 3D perception with a range of
200 meters and a 120-degree field of view, powering all levels of
autonomous applications at an accessible price point.
About Cepton Technologies, Inc.
Cepton Technologies, Inc. is a 3D sensing solutions provider shipping
next-generation LiDAR products for the automotive, industrial and
mapping markets. Founded in 2016 and led by LiDAR and advanced image
industry veterans, Cepton has a leadership team that recognizes where
the automotive industry and Internet of Things (IoT) market are headed
and have deployed four advanced LiDAR solutions that are mapping the
future. Cepton LiDAR technology delivers unrivaled detection range and
resolution at low cost, to enable perception for the fast growing market
for smart machines.
About Dataspeed Inc.
Dataspeed Inc., located in Metro Detroit, provides complete autonomous
research and development vehicle integrations that allow engineers to
get up and running quickly on their algorithm, sensor, or data research.
Dataspeed’s automotive grade by-wire solutions form the foundation of
these platforms. Hundreds of customers have trusted Dataspeed’s team of
expert software and hardware engineers with their driverless car
projects, including sensor developers, mobility-as-a-service providers,
teleoperators, research institutions, and government agencies. Dataspeed
is dedicated to building innovative AV solutions that are safe,
reliable, and cost-effective.
Cepton Technologies Inc.