Septon unveils state-of-the-art intelligent lidar solutions for automotive and smart mobility in Japan

19 October 2020

Cepton Technologies, Inc. (“Septon”), headquartered in Silicon Valley, a leading provider of cutting-edge high-performance lidar products, recently announced October 2020. Announced that it will exhibit cutting-edge Lidar solutions for smart mobility at Nagoya Automotive World, which will be held at Port Messe Nagoya from Wednesday, 21st to Friday, 23rd.

Septon will be exhibiting at booths 3-6 in the Autonomous Driving EXPO, Exhibition Hall 3, featuring the latest Vista series lidar sensors and the award-winning Helius ™ smart lidar system . Vista Series Lidar patented products are manufactured on Septon's unique MMT´äČ architecture (friction-free, mirrorless, non-rotating). This product has the right balance of performance, reliability, embedding, and cost, making it suitable for autonomous driving (AD) and advanced driver assistance (ADAS) applications. The Helius ™ smart lidar system combines Septon lidar with advanced perceptual software to provide intelligent real-time 3D object detection, tracking, and isolation. Andoryu Kurasu, who has been appointed as Japan's representative of Septon from this year, will show live demos of Vista Lidar and Helius and provide technical details of each product.

From 12:30 on October 21st (Wednesday), Kurasu will give a lecture on the development of optimal high-performance LIDAR for autonomous driving applications for 40 minutes at Seminar Venue G. Kurasu introduces the contents of Vista-X90 , a new in-vehicle grade lidar sensor released by Septon . Vista-X90 is a compact, low-cost, high-resolution long-range lidar for consumer self-driving car programs.

Septon continues to expand its business in Japan due to the surge in demand in the Japanese market. Earlier this year, Septon announced Series C funding led by Koito Manufacturing, the world's largest automotive headlight Tier 1 . Koito also acquires non-exclusive rights to manufacture and sell Septon's lidar sensors for automotive applications and uses the key components provided by Septon.

Septon works with domestic distributors to support business expansion in Japan. At the exhibition booth, persons in charge from Macnica , Inc. , Nippon Binary Co. , Ltd. , and Kanematsu Corporation will participate as explainers.

For more information, please visit the Nagoya Automotive World Virtual Booth . If you would like to meet with a Septon representative during the session, please leave a message in the virtual booth.

About Septon Technologies

Septon offers state-of-the-art intelligent lidar-based solutions for a variety of markets , including autonomous driving , ADAS , Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS), smart spaces , and industrial robots. Septon's patented MMT ® -based lidar technology enables a reliable, scalable and cost-effective solution that provides long-distance, high-resolution 3D recognition for smart applications.

Founded in 2016 and headed by an industry veteran with over 20 years of combined experience in a wide range of cutting-edge lidar imaging technologies, Septon is focused on commercializing high-performance, high-quality lidar solutions for the mass market. I will. Headquartered in San Jose, California, USA, Germany, Canada, the United Kingdom, Japan, India base Place the, global customer base is expanding rapidly. For more information , please visit our website ( ) and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn .

For requests for coverage in Japan, inquiries about press releases, inquiries about products, etc., please contact Andoryu Kurasu, Japan representative of Septon Technology. [email protected]

Media Contact: Faithy Li, Cepton Technologies, [email protected]