11 Oct '17, 12pm

Strobe Invents LIDAR ON A Chip, Gets Bought Out By Cruise Automation

Strobe Invents LIDAR ON A Chip, Gets Bought Out By Cruise Automation

LIDAR gets people in the auto industry highly emotional. Waymo, the self driving division of Alphabet, is using the technology on its fleet of self driving Chrysler Pacific Hybrids. It sued former employee Anthony Levandowski, claiming he took proprietary information with him when he left the company in 2015 that he then used to form new self driving startup Otto. Otto, in turn, was purchased by Uber. The heart of the legal battle was the LIDAR technology Waymo says it developed.

Full article: https://gas2.org/2017/10/11/strobe-invents-lidar-chip-get...

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