Cepton Inc co-founder and CEO Dr Jun Pei joined Steve Darling from Proactive to share exciting news about the company's lidar-based solutions for various industries, including automotive, smart cities, smart spaces, and smart industrial applications. Cepton's patented lidar technology aims to make lidar more mainstream by achieving a balance between performance, cost, and reliability while providing scalable and intelligent 3D perception solutions.
Pei mentioned that Cepton has recently been awarded a significant ADAS lidar series production contract with Koito for the General Motors business, and the company is actively engaged with all Top 10 global OEMs. This reflects the growing interest and adoption of Cepton's lidar solutions by major players in the automotive industry.
Pei elaborated on Cepton's approach to lidar commercialization, emphasizing the essential role of lidar in enabling advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving capabilities in passenger vehicles. Lidar technology provides crucial data for vehicles to perceive and understand their surroundings, contributing to safer and more efficient driving.
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