LeddarTech Partners with Westfield at AutoSens Brussels on September 17-19, 2019

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QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 11, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides  the most versatile and scalable ™, announces its participation at the event from  September 17-19 2019. LeddarTech will be co-exhibiting with , a leading UK-based driverless shuttle provider, and will be showcasing LeddarTech’s latest 3D solid-state LiDAR solution for autonomous shuttles and other autonomous vehicles the .

“LeddarTech® is looking forward to this event in Brussels and the opportunity to officially launch our Leddar™ Pixell in Europe. This event will showcase our LiDAR mobility solutions which are built on the foundation of the patented Leddar™ technology that enables our automotive and mobility platform”, stated Adrian Pierce, Vice President of Global Business Development at LeddarTech. “This event is particularly special this year as our customer Westfield will be exhibiting with LeddarTech. This is an opportunity for visitors to view the Westfield POD with its integrated solid-state LiDAR technology.” Adrian Pierce concluded.

“Westfield is pleased to partner and exhibit alongside LeddarTech at this event. As a leader in autonomous transportation, we are pleased to be associated with LeddarTech who have clearly demonstrated themselves as a leader in LiDAR technology. We believe that LiDAR is an essential component in the development of a safe and reliable autonomous vehicles. Westfield first partnered with LeddarTech on the Leddar™ solution in 2017 and we now look forward to integrating LeddarTech’s Leddar Pixell LiDAR solution” Stated Dr. Julian Turner, CEO of Westfield Technology Group. “AutoSens Brussels is an excellent opportunity for us to display the Westfield POD, which was the UK’s first fully autonomous vehicle for first and last mile transportation.” Added Dr. Turner.

On September 17, LeddarTech will be providing a product showcase presentation featuring the Leddar™ Pixell for delegates and the media. This 3D solid-state LiDAR module is powered by the and specifically designed for the requirements of autonomous vehicles. The Leddar™ Pixell can provide up to a full 360-degree cocoon of vehicle coverage thus greatly increasing the safety factor for passengers and pedestrians.

This newest product from LeddarTech® is being rapidly adopted and has been shortlisted for the AutoSens Awards in the category of “Best in Class Perception” which recognises the best in class camera, radar, lidar or combined system that has been deployed in vehicles on the market or in production vehicles.  The winners will be announced at the award ceremony on September 18th, 2019.

This conference will combine detailed technical tutorials on mapping, AI, deep learning, AV safety and CMOS image sensor developments, round table discussions on ADAS and LiDAR. In total, over 60 presentations will occur in addition to the AutoSens Awards and the technology exhibition, which will feature LeddarTech® and Westfield.

Westfield Technology Group is the UK’s leading autonomous vehicle provider. The Westfield POD is the UK’s first fully autonomous vehicle for first and last-mile transportation. The POD has been developed in conjunction with Heathrow Airport and utilizes the base technology platform from the work completed by ULTra PRT (Personal Rapid Transit).

Westfield original autonomous shuttle system has now completed over 5 million kilometers a live commercial environment serving Heathrow Airport Terminal 5 POD Parking. POD trials are currently ongoing, engaging with the general public to explore their perception, understanding and acceptance of autonomous vehicles.

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LeddarTech also serves the mobility market with solid-state high-performance LiDAR module solutions for autonomous shuttles, trucks, buses, delivery vehicles, and robotaxis. These modules are developed to support the mobility market but also to demonstrate the capabilities of LeddarTech’s auto and mobility platform as a basis for other LiDAR suppliers to build upon.

Additional information about LeddarTech is accessible at , and on , , , and 

Contact: Daniel Aitken, Vice President of Marketing and Communications, LeddarTechTel.: +1-418-653-9000 ext. 232

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Globe Newswire: 05:10 GMT Wednesday 11th September 2019

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