LeddarTech®, an industry leader in providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform, is pleased to announce the addition of Ningbo Sunny Automotive Optech Co. Ltd, as a member of the Leddar™ Ecosystem, joining a team of other technology industry leaders. This strategic collaboration recognizes Sunny Automotive Optech as a market leader in technology that provides optical solutions that contribute toward LiDAR solutions for autonomous and intelligent applications.
Sunny Automotive Optech, as a strategic partner, will be collaborating with LeddarTech in creating LiDAR solutions for automotive and mobility applications. Sunny Automotive Optech will provide automotive grade optical design and industrialization expertise for the optical subsystems as well as manufacturing services for the optical elements and subassemblies. The optical subsystems will include transmitter and receiver optics consisting of selected automotive-grade optical elements with a path to automotive qualification, testing and cost optimization.
This partnership will accelerate the design cycle of our customers and provide a safe, viable path to volume deployment for ADAS & AD applications. LeddarTech and Sunny Automotive Optech will initiate this collaboration on front and cocoon LiDAR optics designs, based on the LeddarEngine™. The LeddarEngine is comprised of the LeddarCore™ LCA3 system-on-chip and LeddarSP™ signal processing library. The LeddarEngine sets a new standard for the design of integrated and customizable solid-state LiDAR solutions optimized for autonomous shuttles, robotaxis, delivery vehicle and passenger vehicles. Sunny will contribute towards the automotive platform offering that includes the LeddarEngine by introducing automotive grade optical design and manufacturing services to Tier-1 customers developing LiDAR solutions.
“Sunny Automotive Optech’s track record of achieving cost optimization through innovation, balance in product and process design and supply chain management produces an optimized solution between performance and cost. This added competency will enhance the industry’s competitiveness of the LeddarEngine patented technology,” stated Michael Poulin, LeddarTech’s Vice-President of Strategic Partnerships and Corporate Development. “Sunny Automotive Optech is a leader in optical solutions for autonomous and intelligent driving, and together with LeddarTech’s additional partners, we will be positioned to offer customers complete and flexible solutions for various AD & ADAS applications versus single products and services. We are delighted to partner with Sunny Automotive Optech.” Mr. Poulin concluded.
“Sunny Automotive Optech and other select members, working synergistically as part of the Leddar TM Ecosystem, will provide increased value to our customers,” stated Winwe Qiu, General Manager of Sunny Automotive Optech “We consider LeddarTech to be an industry leader providing the most versatile, scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform. Combining LeddarTech’s technology with Sunny Automotive Optech’s optical competence from design to finished products leading to an optimized solution between performance and cost, will enable us to bring global customers tailored and comprehensive LiDAR solutions. We are looking forward to creating substantial value for both partners through this collaboration with LeddarTech,” Mr. Qiu concluded.