Canesta, manufacturer of CMOS-based single chip 3D sensors, announced it has signed a deal to be acquired by technology giant Microsoft. Last year end the company raised $16 million in funding from investors Carlysle Venture Partners, Venrock and Honda. Honda plans to use Canesta's technology in its future cars to detect and avoid obstacles.
IFM Electronic, a leading provider of sensing systems, has released dual-cabled R range stainless steel sensing devices for use with automotive sectors and its providers.
Google has launched a self-driving car, which is a remodeled Toyota Prius integrated with navigation sensing units and imagers, which has traveled about 1,000 miles on common roads without human involvement.
Vitronic, a machine vision expert, will be demonstrating its VIROwsi weld seam inspection system at EuroBLEC 2010, which is scheduled to be conducted from October 26 to 30, in Hanover, Germany. The VIROwsi has an advanced slim configuration which facilitates its installation into various manufacturing processes.
OmniVision Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: OVTI), a leading developer of advanced digital imaging solutions, today announced its most advanced automotive image sensor to date, the OV10630. The new system-on-a-chip sensor combines megapixel 1280 x 800 resolution
Strategy Analytics’ Automotive Electronics statement called the ‘ADAS Demand Outlook: Affordability and Reliability Key to Future Growth,’ forecasts that there will be an increase in demand for the advancing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), regardless of the downturn in the economic status and the consequent deprivation in Research and Development investment.
The reliability and precision of information is a vital necessity even in restricted spaces and that RDP Electronics has come out with a solution to overcome this issue by the development of double-bridge load cells which are highly-efficient in their operation.
Frbiz.com, a leading China-based B2B search engine company, documents that the automotive sensor market in China will grow rapidly in 2010.
Boston-based Strategy Analytics, a leading research and consulting firm focusing on market research and challenging opportunities in various fields, conducted a detailed survey on the "Automotive Sensor Demand Forecast 2008 to 2017: Global Economic Rebound Sparks Growth".
U.S.A-based Toyota Material Handling, Inc. (TMHU) celebrated their 20th anniversary with the launch of its innovative eight-series lift truck which is an electrical truck with four-wheels with advanced safety measures to lessen the tip-over or overturn which leads to dangerous lift-truck accidents.