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The AGC Group, with Tokyo-based Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. at its core, is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals and other high-tech materials and components. AGC Automotive specializes in production of windows (OEM and replacement) for vehicle manufacturers. It also provides ready-to-assemble systems (fixation devices), higher value added functional systems (antennas, sensors, heating elements) and enhanced property glazing (improved thermal, sound and vision comfort). Wideye is a dedicated entity of AGC, totally focused on autonomous vehicle ecosystem, thanks to 3 value axes: supply of exclusive infrared transparent glass for vision and non-vision glazing and LIDAR covers, tailor made design of parts for LIDAR integration, and LIDAR’s global integration with partners. For more information about Wideye go to http://www.wideye.vision


OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is one of the guiding lights both in technological development and in the manufacture of high-quality products. For nearly four decades, the high-tech company has been investing in research and developing new products on the technological cutting edge – enabling OSRAM Opto Semiconductors to set international standards in the fields of automotive, illumination, visualization and sensor technology. The expertise of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors extends from basic semiconductor technologies to individual customer applications. The company produces top-quality solutions in various fields such as sensor technology and laser systems. The product portfolio is comprised of high-performance light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for automotive and general lighting applications and miniature LEDs for mobile devices, as well as infrared LEDs (IREDs), semiconductor lasers and detectors. One of the global player’s top priorities is offering its customers professional and comprehensive support based on many years of well-founded expertise.


Founded in 2017 and based in Munich, Germany, Blickfeld is a provider of cutting-edge LIDAR technology for autonomous mobility and IoT applications. The company has developed proprietary LIDAR technology based on patented silicon MEMS mirrors and commercial off-the-shelf components. The Blickfeld LIDAR technology meets the highest performance requirements at the cost and size needed for mass market adoption. Due to their range of configurable features, Blickfeld LIDARs provide solutions for multiple use-cases. Blickfeld’s team is made up of experienced professionals with renowned expertise in the fields of electronics, optics, MEMS and software. The company is backed by venture capital investors including Fluxunit (the corporate venture arm of lighting company Osram), High-Tech Gründerfonds, Tengelmann Ventures, and Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners.


CASTECH manufactures a wide range of high precision spherical, cylindrical and flat optics components for OEM customers from the laser, telecom, biomedical instruments and analysis instruments industries. We utilize different manufacturing processes including CNC, rotational, double-sided polishing and thin film coating with IBS, IAD, EB techniques. Combined with our wide experience and deep knowledge, we are able to deliver the optimum solution for your applications. We are flexible in customized products and features in high surface accuracy up to 1/20 wave, high surface quality up to 10-5 scratch/dig, and low surface roughness up to 2 angstrom. We are also well experienced in the high laser damage threshold coating by our unique proprietary technology.


Cognata provides the fast lane to autonomous driving with its testing and evaluation solution for self-driving vehicles—a realistic automotive simulation platform where virtual cars travel virtual roads in digital twins, from cities to unmarked terrain, all remarkably true to real-world conditions. Aside from using digital twins or entirely synthetic worlds for AV testing and validation, Cognata specializes in realistic sensor models for uncommon sensors: Radar, Lidar, Thermal cameras, ultrasonic and more. Working with some of the largest autonomous vehicle makers in Tier 1 companies in the world, Cognata brings the disruptive power of artificial intelligence and computer vision to the ADAS and autonomous driving simulation world and shaves years off the verification and validation process.


Deepen AI is a Silicon Valley startup focusing on annotation and validation of multi sensor autonomous vehicles and ADAS. Our solutions are configurable and include software licensing, IP licensing, and professional services. We manage the Safety Pool Initiative working with regulators and all the leading LIDAR/camera/sensor makers, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, automotive OEMs, and AI/robotics solution providers.


ELDIM is a French company located in Normandy. With more than 30 years of expertise in display technologies and metrology, our team focuses on developing advanced optical metrology tools that always provide competitive advantages to our customers. Our activity is divided in three divisions: optical metrology, optical shop, and video drivers. Based on home-made advanced optical designs, our products provide unbeatable resolution in angles. Our own optical shop allows the manufacturing of the complex optics used in our systems. It is a key parameter in the development and prototyping phase for production projects. It allows a very fast validation of your future production process. Since 1992, ELDIM's engineering teams have acquired a high knowledge in the optical analysis of angular properties of the light (in transmissive or reflective mode).


EMCORE (NASDAQ: EMKR) designs and manufactures custom optical chips, components and subsystems for specific industrial applications. For the automotive industry, EMCORE has developed a continuous wavelength, coherent optical source laser for LIDAR applications that delivers low linewidths and high power making it a perfect match for autonomous driving applications. EMCORE’s design provides a compact, robust solution for frequency modulation continuous wavelength (FMCW) sensing with high optical output power of 18 dBm in both the 1310 nm and 1550 nm wavelength bands. Its monolithic design, combined with double isolator makes the EMCORE LIDAR laser highly immune to mode or optical frequency hopping found with single isolator, external cavity designs. Mode or optical frequency hopping causes false readings in FMCW LIDAR, whereas EMCORE’s laser technology maintains optical frequency stability over temperature suppressing false readings. As a vertically-integrated manufacturer, EMCORE can support customizable form-factors from chip level to packaged component or micro-optical subassembly.


EPC is the leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology and is doing more than just improving efficiency of electrical power. It is also enabling new, life-changing applications that didn’t exist five years ago. From wireless power and autonomous vehicles to high-speed mobile communications, low cost satellites, and transformations in medical care, among many others, GaN is becoming the preferred technology for progressive companies that are eager to remain at the forefront of their industries.


Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. In the automotive area, we offer highly reliable optoelectronic components for safety systems, automatic climate control systems, data communications, and other advanced car features.


Hitachi High-Tech has more than 25 years’ experience, and aims to be a one-stop-shop for your opto-electronics needs, with a comprehensive list of optical components and materials in LIDAR technology. We work with a strong team of partners that offer high performance optical materials and services, such as glass aspherical lenses, thermoelectric coolers (TECs), metal/silicon/ceramic submounts , packages, photodiodes, flexible printed circuits, thermistors, micro-optics (prisms, mirrors, PBS, etc.), and photonic integrated circuit (PIC) design, test, and engineering services to support your product design.


Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has positioned itself as a global technology leader for LIDAR sensors and the associated products and software tools. This technology is used in vehicle assistance systems and in the field of autonomous driving. Ibeo has made it its mission to reinvent mobility by transforming vehicles into cooperative partners, thus making road traffic even safer. With its new 4D solid state LIDAR ibeoNEXT,Ibeo set a milestone on the path to fully autonomous driving.Ibeo employs more than 400 people at its locations in Hamburg (Germany), Eindhoven (Netherlands) and Detroit (USA) and is about to establish a subsidiary in China.Since 2016, automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG has held a 40 per cent share in Ibeo. In 2018, Ibeo has celebrated its 20th anniversary.In August 2019, China’s largest SUV and pickup truck manufacturer Great Wall Motor Company announced that they plan to choose Ibeo as LIDAR supplier for its production vehicles.


Imec aims to be the world-leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies. The combination of our widely acclaimed leadership in microchip technology and profound software and ICT expertise is what makes us unique. By leveraging our world-class infrastructure and local and global ecosystem of partners across a multitude of industries, we create groundbreaking innovation in application domains such as healthcare, smart cities and mobility, logistics and manufacturing, energy and education. As a trusted partner for companies, start-ups and universities we bring together close to 3,500 brilliant minds from over 75 nationalities. Imec is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium and also has distributed R&D groups at a number of Flemish universities, in the Netherlands, Taiwan, USA, China, and offices in India and Japan.


iMerit is a leading AI data solutions company providing high quality data across computer vision, natural language processing and content services that power machine learning and artificial intelligence applications for large enterprises. iMerit provides end-to-end data labeling services to Fortune 500 companies in a wide array of industries including agricultural AI, autonomous vehicles, commerce, geospatial, government, financial services, medical AI and technology. iMerit employs more than 4,000 full-time data annotation experts in Bhutan, Europe, India and the United States. Raising $23.5 million in funding to date, iMerit investors are CDC Group, Khosla Impact, Michael and Susan Dell Foundation and Omidyar Network.


Excellent light measurement technology: Instrument Systems stands for premium German quality and profound application-oriented expertise in light and display measurement. For over 30 years, we have specialized in high-quality spectroradiometers, imaging colorimeters and innovative display measurement systems. Known for highest color and luminance measurement accuracy our systems are indispensable in automotive and aviation industries, LED/luminaire manufacturing, the entertainment electronics field and in R&D labs. Leading automotive companies and their suppliers rely on Instrument Systems 2D measurement systems and software solutions to characterize displays, dashboards, light guides and control elements. In addition, we have longstanding experience in optical semiconductor device testing and our LED and VCSEL testing solutions are widely used in R&D as well as in production lines. Novel, advanced systems enable even the spectral and temporal characterization of VCSELs in the nanosecond regime. With innovative solutions, we enable state-of-the-art characterization and quality control for signal sources in automotive LIDAR.


Mycronic’s Global Technologies Division is the leading manufacturer of assembly automation systems servicing the electronics and photonics industry within niche markets. These systems deliver ultra-high precision, high flexibility, and have the capacity to meet the needs of our customers across the complete spectrum of production volume. The division comprises two business units, MRSI and AEi. MRSI Systems (Mycronic Group), is the leading manufacturer of fully automated, high-speed, high-precision and flexible eutectic and epoxy die bonding systems. We offer solutions for research and development, low-to-medium volume production, and high-volume manufacturing of photonic devices such as lasers, detectors, modulators, AOCs, WDM/EML TO-Cans, optical transceivers, LIDAR, VR/AR, sensors, and optical imaging products. With 30+ years of industry experience and our worldwide local technical support team, we provide the most effective systems and assembly solutions for all packaging levels including chip-on-wafer (CoW), chip-on-carrier (CoC), PCB, and gold-box packaging. AEi (Mycronic Group) is the market leader of automated sensor assembly and test equipment. Applications include the automotive sector where we help our customers make ADAS a reality. We partner with drone enterprises to bring precision optical modules to this fast-expanding sector. And we work with defense companies to enable the deployment of AR/VR applications for the army. Our industry leadership in designing and building these systems is driven by a symbiotic combination of optical alignment algorithms, and sequential processing all within a compact design. Bringing these compelling elements together ensures our products deliver the best financial returns in the industry. Headquartered in Massachusetts, our customers are supported by a global network of direct service, application, and support professionals. For more information visit www.aeiboston.com


Omnitron Sensors Inc, headquartered in San Francisco, California, is a MEMS process development company that believes revolution comes from innovation in developing manufacturing platforms in silicon. We’re a startup company with a team of industry veterans and best-in-class technologists committed to a future of sensors. We’re out to impact every part of the sensor ecosystem, bringing Omnitron’s platform to the forefront of sensor development.


Parallel Domain's synthetic data platform helps autonomous vehicle & ADAS perception teams quickly train better ML models. PD Customers are able to accelerate the time to deploy safe autonomous systems by leveraging procedurally generated synthetic sensor data across the following applications: 1) boosting the improvement of long-tail deep learning class detection; 2) acquiring scenarios for which one cannot collect real-world data; and 3) integrating realistic synthetic sensor data into closed-loop perception stacks. Check out samples of Parallel Domain’s synthetic LIDAR + camera sequence on our website.


Phononic is reimagining cooling and heating in ways never thought possible. Its breakthrough technology is transforming industries and creating new markets with innovative solid-state solutions that disrupt antiquated business models and incumbent technologies. Phononic is the critical element of innovation needed to radically change what it means to be efficient, effective and sustainable. The company has been named to the 2016, 2017 and 2019 CNBC Disruptor 50 lists, received the US EPA’s 2017 Emerging Tech Award, R&D 100 Award and more.


We're building the world's first software-defined lidar. A lidar system that actually acts like a 3D camera. HD resolution with full depth information at >200m range, no camera fusion required. Controllable zoom in software to see what you care about, no beam steering hacks involved. Easy to integrate and cheap to manufacture. Our patented, array-based lidar system enables hundreds of lasers to simultaneously be imaged instead of just one, increasing image resolution by >10x and improving manufacturability. We're backed by top VC's and are looking for great people to bring this future to light.


SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high-performance plastics, agri-nutrients, and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end markets such as automotive & transportation, construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, and clean energy. SABIC’s highly specialized thermoplastics provide automakers and their suppliers with high-performance solutions to help them address the ever-changing ADAS landscape, as well as to identify potential system cost reductions and enable design freedom.


SAES Group is an advanced materials company: our know-how is focused on gas-solid interactions and gettering, release of high purity vapours, shape memory and superelastic materials, integration of specialized functionalities into polymer systems. SAES provides products that allow customers to achieve lifetime device integrity of their MEMS. There are many configurations of getter solutions available for integration inside a device, ranging from SAES' thin film Page ® material deposited on lids or wafers, to hydrogen absorbing films deposited on lids or sheets, to porous getters. SAES also provides a very large portfolio of active edge sealants, active transparent fillers, dispensable getters for a wide range of semi-hermetically sealed electronics and photonics devices. These are solventless formulations, tailored to address customers’ specific device designs and processes.


Sama offers an end-to-end data labeling platform and fully managed annotation service, trusted by many of the Fortune 500 such as Walmart, Google and Nvidia. The powerful combination of our ML-powered platform and a directly managed workforce of annotators allows us to deliver high-quality labels via an ethical supply chain. Sama specializes in image, video and sensor data annotation and validation for dozens of autonomous vehicle use cases including lane marking annotation, object tracking with polygons, vehicle classification and many more.


SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass, glass ceramics and hermetic packaging. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers the broadest portfolio on the market for LIDAR sensors. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries.


Shin-Etsu, utilizing strengths from multiple divisions, offers an extensive product line of frontend materials, traditional packaging materials, advanced packaging materials and assembly materials. Shin-Etsu has the leading position for many materials utilized to manufacture and assemble sensors. Our products include resists, adhesion promoters, thermal interface material, molding compounds, encapsulants, silicone and epoxy coatings along with die attachment material.


Siemens PLM Software, a business unit of Siemens Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of software, systems and services in the areas of managing the product lifecycle (PLM – product lifecycle management) and management of industrial operations (MOM – manufacturing operations management), with over 15 million licenses sold and 140,000 customers worldwide. Headquartered in Plano, Texas, Siemens PLM Software works collaboratively with clients to offer industrial software solutions that help companies worldwide to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage by realizing their important innovations.


SilTerra Malaysia is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering a full range of process technologies covering our core business in CMOS technologies (advanced logic, RFCMOS, mixed signal and high voltage) to leading edge technologies in MEMS, silicon photonics, bio-photonics and power. SilTerra’s wafer fab has a capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month. SilTerra also offers MEMS foundry services and a unique MEMS-on-CMOS technology. Under the MEMS foundry services, we help customers realize working prototypes from their proof of concept, support the transfer or set-up of customer owned process and ramp-up to high volume manufacturing (all in one fab). With our MEMS-on-CMOS technology, we have the capability to build the MEMS devices on pre-processed CMOS wafers thus offering a “truly monolithic MEMS integrated solution”. This integrated technology provides a cost-effective, multi-functional chip with a smaller footprint. SilTerra provides proven silicon validated MEMS devices to our customers. SilTerra offers various MEMS on CMOS devices such as: pMUT(piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers), BAW and SAW (bulk and surface acoustic wave) resonators, optical micro-mirror arrays, zero level package (ZLP), nano-wires, and sensors. Applications include frequency control products, data projectors, finger print sensors, medical imaging and industrial sensors.


SUSS MicroOptics produces high-quality refractive and diffractive micro-optics for fiber coupling, collimation and beam homogenizing based on extensive experience in optical design, engineering, wafer-level manufacturing, metrology and packaging. SUSS MicroOptics is automotive qualified and key supplier for innovative photonic solutions in telecom, datacom, life science, laser, semiconductor equipment and automotive lighting. SUSS MicroOptics SA was formed in 1999 with the remit to supply its parent SUSS MicroTec AG with micro-optical elements for their lithography equipment. As the market for micro-optics grew, SUSS MicroOptics expanded to meet the new and diverse requirements, developing its product portfolio and expertise to become one of the leading producers of precision refractive and diffractive micro-optics in the world.


“All designs. All materials. All applications.” Teledyne offers unmatched MEMS capability, from design to prototyping on 150mm wafers through to volume 200mm production. Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne Micralyne combine to collaborate with customers offering decades of experience across a vast process portfolio. Our deep expertise in materials and processes, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative R&D resources drive continuous improvement, learning, and innovation. Teledyne delivers a scalable suite of MEMS and microfabrication capabilities that allow customers to ramp up to meet their business development goals. We are a trusted development and manufacturing partner for process and product IP. Contact us to find out more.


Velodyne provides smart, powerful LIDAR solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough LIDAR sensor technologies. Velodyne’s Founder and CEO, David Hall, invented real-time surround view LIDAR systems in 2005 as part of Velodyne Acoustics. Mr. Hall’s invention revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective PuckTM, the versatile Ultra PuckTM, the autonomy-advancing Alpha PuckTM, the ADAS-optimized VelarrayTM, and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.


The Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP) business segment of VIAVI Solutions® leverages its core optical coating capabilities to design and manufacture a range of specialty products. With expertise in spectral management and high-precision thin-film coatings, VIAVI provides optical filters and optical coatings for a broad range of applications in the consumer electronics, automotive, government and industrial markets. These applications include gesture recognition, 3D depth sensing, and LIDAR systems. As a trusted advisor in the advancement of high-performance optics, we deliver premium solutions and unparalleled customer service. From prototype to production, our expertise, technology, and processes give customers a competitive advantage.


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Past Exhibitors

Many thanks to our exhibitors from the 2018-2020 events.


The AGC Group, with Tokyo-based Asahi Glass Co., Ltd. at its core, is a world-leading supplier of flat, automotive and display glass, chemicals and other high-tech materials and components. AGC Automotive specializes in production of windows (OEM and replacement) for vehicle manufacturers. It also provides ready-to-assemble systems (fixation devices), higher value added functional systems (antennas, sensors, heating elements) and enhanced property glazing (improved thermal, sound and vision comfort). Wideye is a dedicated entity of AGC, totally focused on autonomous vehicle ecosystem, thanks to 3 value axes: supply of exclusive infrared transparent glass for vision and non-vision glazing and LIDAR covers, tailor made design of parts for LIDAR integration, and LIDAR’s global integration with partners. For more information about Wideye go to http://www.wideye.vision.


As an industry leading analog technology company, Analog Devices provides a comprehensive portfolio of cutting-edge analog and mixed-signal technologies and solutions. ADI’s LIDAR domain knowledge and technology expertise is critical to solving the toughest LIDAR engineering challenges in applications like automotive, industrial, construction, and agriculture. Today, Analog Devices has a rich set of high-performance signal chain and power management components to build virtually any LIDAR system. These products are acceptable for pulsed or FMCW/continuous wave systems, as well as systems built around wavelengths ranging from 900 to 1,500nm. Going forward, Analog Devices will be releasing key electrical products that will be optimally configured for these LIDAR systems.


Apollo Optical Systems, Inc. (AOS) is a world leader in the lens design, engineering, and manufacturing of custom precision optical components and systems. AOS specializes in single-point diamond turning (SPDT) and injection molding of polymer optics and plastic optics in prototype and production volumes. Our internal capabilities include optical/mechanical lens design and engineering, single-point diamond turning optics, illumination, extensive metrology, injection molding, and assembly. Our team has vast experience in the lens design and manufacturing of diffractive and refractive optics.


A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance in lightweight and design materials, biosourced materials, new energies, water management, solutions for electronics, and the performance and home insulation. Arkema’s initiatives in these numerous markets are buoyed by the collective energy of its 19,800 employees throughout almost 50 countries. This global manufacturer reports annual sales of 8.3 billion euros for their work in specialty chemicals and advanced materials, which includes three business segments – High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions – and multiple globally recognized brands. One of these renowned brands is Plexiglas® acrylic, which has been a high quality and trustworthy source of acrylic sheet and resin since its creation in Bristol, PA over 85 years ago. Proud of its past and focused on the future, Arkema strives to have Plexiglas® acrylic as a driving force for the industries of tomorrow throughout the Americas. With this in mind, Plexiglas® acrylic resin is constantly looking for innovations to add to the current technical solutions of excellent weatherability and light transmission, water white clarity, specialty effects – including IR transmitting, diffusing, and frosted grades – in addition to a large range of colors.


Besi is a leading supplier of semiconductor assembly equipment for the global semiconductor and electronics industries offering high levels of accuracy, productivity and reliability at a low cost of ownership. Besi develops leading edge assembly processes and equipment for leadframe, substrate and wafer level packaging applications in a wide range of end-user markets including electronics, mobile internet, computing, automotive, industrial, LED and solar energy. Customers are primarily leading semiconductor manufacturers, assembly subcontractors and electronics and industrial companies. Besi's ordinary shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam, its Level 1 ADRs are listed on the OTC markets, and its headquarters are located in Duiven, the Netherlands.


Since the early 1990s, Blue Marble Geographics has been a pioneer in the development of powerful and innovative geospatial software. Widely regarded for its expertise in coordinate conversion and file format support, Blue Marble’s products include Geographic Calculator, the paradigm for highly accurate spatial data conversion and advanced projection management; Global Mapper, a fully-functional and affordable GIS application; and the Global Mapper LIDAR Module, a suite of powerful point cloud processing tools.


BSET EQ designs and manufactures gas plasma systems used for plasma etching, plasma cleaning, plasma surface treatment and plasma ic decapsulation for failure analysis and IC counterfeit detection. These dry processes are environmentally friendly, and our systems are used worldwide in an increasing number of industries. BSET EQ is also the exclusive North American distributor for ATV Technologie GmbH IR vacuum solder reflow ovens and thermal processing systems. These systems range from small tabletop systems to high volume automated vacuum reflow systems. The product range also includes sintering presses, high vacuum getter activation systems, atomic layer deposition systems and diamond scribers.


Cepton provides state-of-the-art, intelligent, LIDAR-based solutions for a range of markets such as autonomous driving, ADAS, intelligent transportation systems (ITS), security, crowd analytics, and industrial robotics. Cepton’s patented MMT®-based LIDAR technology enables reliable, scalable and cost-effective solutions that deliver long range, high resolution 3D perception for smart applications. Founded in 2016 and led by industry veterans with over two decades of collective experience across a wide range of advanced LIDAR and imaging technologies, Cepton is focused on the mass market commercialization of high performance, high quality LIDAR solutions. Cepton is headquartered in San Jose, California, USA, with a presence in Germany, Canada, U.K., Japan and India to serve a fast-growing global customer base.


Time, cost, and safety make physical testing an impossible standalone solution. Virtual training and testing is an essential complement. Cognata's solution is a large-scale automotive simulation and synthetic training data for the ADAS and autonomous vehicle markets. Our end-to-end platform accelerates time to market by delivering simulation solutions for the entire automated driving product lifecycle, from training to testing to deployment.


Deepen AI is a Silicon Valley startup focusing on annotation and validation of multi sensor autonomous vehicles and ADAS. Our solutions are configurable and include software licensing, IP licensing, and professional services. We manage the Safety Pool Initiative working with regulators and all the leading LIDAR/camera/sensor makers, Tier 1 automotive suppliers, automotive OEMs, and AI/robotics solution providers.


Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2019, Douglas Electrical Components is an ISO 9001 registered manufacturer of electrical feedthroughs, fiber optic feedthroughs, and hermetically sealed connectors and cable harnesses. For decades, Douglas has provided unique solutions to some of the most demanding industries including automotive, power distribution and transmission, semiconductor manufacturing equipment, space simulation chambers, military/aerospace, and medical equipment. Specific to the automotive industry, Douglas has a long history of providing feedthroughs for fuel pump applications. With LIDAR technology growing at a fast pace, Douglas has seen an uptick in requirements for sealed flex cables and other electrical conductors to prevent moisture ingress from entering critical electronic cavities and can support any electrical seal from environmental (IP67+) to fully hermetic. With significant investments made in lean manufacturing, Douglas has the capabilities and flexibility to assist with both R&D and high quantity production volumes for OEMs.


ELDIM is a French company located in Normandy. With more than 30 years of expertise in display technologies and metrology, our team focuses on developing advanced optical metrology tools that always provide competitive advantages to our customers. Our activity is divided in three divisions: optical metrology, optical shop, and video drivers. Based on home-made advanced optical designs, our products provide unbeatable resolution in angles. Our own optical shop allows the manufacturing of the complex optics used in our systems. It is a key parameter in the development and prototyping phase for production projects. It allows a very fast validation of your future production process. Since 1992, ELDIM's engineering teams have acquired a high knowledge in the optical analysis of angular properties of the light (in transmissive or reflective mode).


EMCORE (NASDAQ: EMKR) designs and manufactures custom optical chips, components and subsystems for specific industrial applications. For the automotive industry, EMCORE has developed a continuous wavelength, coherent optical source laser for LIDAR applications that delivers low linewidths and high power making it a perfect match for autonomous driving applications. EMCORE’s design provides a compact, robust solution for frequency modulation continuous wavelength (FMCW) sensing with high optical output power of 18 dBm in both the 1310 nm and 1550 nm wavelength bands. Its monolithic design, combined with double isolator makes the EMCORE LIDAR laser highly immune to mode or optical frequency hopping found with single isolator, external cavity designs. Mode or optical frequency hopping causes false readings in FMCW LIDAR, whereas EMCORE’s laser technology maintains optical frequency stability over temperature suppressing false readings. As a vertically-integrated manufacturer, EMCORE can support customizable form-factors from chip level to packaged component or micro-optical subassembly.


EPC is the leading provider of gallium nitride (GaN)-based power management technology and is doing more than just improving efficiency of electrical power. It is also enabling new, life-changing applications that didn’t exist five years ago. From wireless power and autonomous vehicles to high-speed mobile communications, low cost satellites, and transformations in medical care, among many others, GaN is becoming the preferred technology for progressive companies that are eager to remain at the forefront of their industries.


Eshylon Scientific is revolutionizing thin wafer handling and the temporary bonding market with its innovative, multi-patented mobile electrostatic carriers (MESCs), offering customers unprecedented control over their most challenging substrate handlingrequirements. The Eshylon MESC platform delivers unmatched ROI for thin wafer handling, fab retrofit and wafer thinning applications through extraordinary yield, versatility, cost and throughput.


Finetech manufactures innovative, sub-micron bonders for photonics packaging and die attach. Applications include bonding of laser bars and diodes, VCSELs, Si Photonics, sensors, detectors, transceivers, optical components, microLEDs, PICs, and more. We offer an equipment pathway from prototyping and product conception through fully automated production. Our systems provide high process flexibility within one platform - manual, motorized and automated models accommodate thermo-compression / -sonic, eutectic, epoxy, flip chip, ACF/ACP & Indium bonding. Finetech also provides precision dispensers and advanced rework systems for today's challenging applications. We welcome collaboration with our customers to understand their applications and deliver a purpose-built solution. Customer support centers are located in Gilbert, Arizona and Manchester, New Hampshire.


The Fraunhofer Institute for Photonic Microsystems IPMS in Dresden, Germany is your access to know-how, expertise and modern R&D infrastructure in the field of optical sensors and actuators, integrated circuits, microsystems (MEMS/MOEMS) and nanoelectronics. The Fraunhofer IPMS is one of 72 institutes of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, the leading organization for applied research in Germany, and also in Europe. It is devoted to research of practical utility. Relying on 25,000 employees, the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has a research budget of 2.6 billion euros.


GDSI is the first true, bona fide service company in the USA to offer non-contact dicing using the Stealth Laser approach. Dicing represents one of numerous physical challenges with producing MEMS and sensor devices on a commercial scale. Stealth creates an internal scribe or modification layer in the material, eliminating the need to protect your device layer. Same day service is possible. 25+ years of experience supporting both NPI and production programs in the Silicon Valley. Special emphasis on custom thinning, dicing, automated pick and inspection of fragile parts with protection of the device in mind. ISO 9001:2015 registered with a robust quality management system. Offering consultation on mask layout so your MEMS wafer can accommodate Stealth Laser dicing. GDSI collaborates with several large IC foundries and MEMS manufacturing groups, focusing on yield improvement and design for manufacturability for your device.


Hamamatsu Corporation is the North American subsidiary of Hamamatsu Photonics K.K. (Japan), a leading manufacturer of devices for the measurement of infrared, visible, and ultraviolet light. In the automotive area, we offer highly reliable optoelectronic components for safety systems, automatic climate control systems, data communications, and other advanced car features.


HANA Automotive stands ready to meet your R&D and new PCBA products for local automotive suppliers with global expectations. Our team of application/manufacturing engineers and project managers, based in our Twinsburg, OH headquarters and Michigan based sales office offer local support. The Twinsburg manufacturing facility can ramp production of “Made in USA” products for your customers. In addition, we have high volume capabilities in manufacturing plants in Thailand, Cambodia and China.With HANA Automotive you get the ease, efficiency and expertise of US-based engineering and sales interaction with the flexibility of global manufacturing capacity.The Hana Team has solid experience developing manufacturing processes for automotive PCBAs, tire tags, LCDs, IR camera modules, and other automotive products. Whether you are running a fabless business model requiring a turnkey contract manufacturer or simply need a PCBA manufacturing partner to augment existing capacity, the HANA Automotive Team is ready to meet your low or high-volume needs.


Hesai Technology is the global leader in 3D-sensors (LIDAR). Founded in Silicon Valley and headquartered in Shanghai, Hesai’s team of 500+ has created a suite of innovative sensor solutions that combine three core strengths: industry-leading performance, manufacturability, and reliability. Hesai’s proprietary micro-mirror and waveform fingerprint technologies continue to lead the market in sensor innovation, producing 200+ patents and customers spanning 18 countries and 42 cities. To date, Hesai has raised over $100M from Baidu, LightSpeed China Partners, and other global investors.


Hesse Mechatronics offers ball, ribbon and fine/heavy wedge bonders. Wire bonding is used in LiDAR, pressure sensors, quantum computers, battery packs, inverters and many other types of devices due to its proven reliability, low cost of ownership and flexibility. Deep-access, low-looping and long wire spans are all achievable. Our Process integrated Quality Control (PiQC) monitors up to 5 variables simultaneously to ensure consistency with no cycle time impact. We can handle round wire sizes from 12.5 microns up to 500 microns and ribbon widths from 35 microns up to 2000 microns. Wire/ribbon types are usually Al, Au, or Cu for wedge and Au for ball bonding. Hesse wire bonders have large working areas ranging from 305 x 410mm up to 370 x 870mm. Our new smart welders and thermo-sonic welders utilize ultrasonic energy to form bonds without wire and an attractive alternative to laser welding.


As a key provider of EEL laser sources and optical systems in the LIDAR market, Hitronics Technologies, Inc. is dedicated to global LIDAR companies and the automobile industries, offering high levels of accuracy, productivity, and reliability at a low cost. Hitronics develops patented eye-safe laser (1550nm) and 905nm laser modules, precision optics for LIDAR transmitters and receivers, and leading-edge assembly processes and modules for LIDAR, 3D mapping, range finding, and telemetry applications for a wide range of end-user markets including: autonomous driving, robotics, logistics, airborne scanners, and also the consumer markets. With a talented and fast-growing engineering team, Hitronics embraces the challenges of quality and cost-effectiveness in the LIDAR industry. With a 250,000 square feet facility and 800 skilled employees, Hitronics is certified by IATF16949 and is headquartered in Fuzhou, mainland China.


Ibeo Automotive Systems GmbH has positioned itself as a global technology leader for LIDAR sensors and the associated products and software tools. Ibeo’s mission is to reinvent mobility by transforming vehicles into cooperative partners, thus making road traffic even safer. In 2018, Ibeo celebrated its 20th anniversary. Since 2016, automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen AG has held a 40 per cent share in Ibeo: first through Zukunft Ventures GmbH, since 2019 through ZF Automotive Germany GmbH, a 100 percent subsidiary of ZF. Ibeo employs more than 400 people at its locations in Hamburg (Germany) and Eindhoven (Netherlands). In 2019, the company has established a wholly owned subsidiary in the United States: Ibeo Automotive USA Inc. in Detroit. This step allows Ibeo to cater to the growing demand for LIDAR technology in the U.S. and expand its business segment into one of the most important markets for autonomous driving.


IBM Assembly and Test facility in Bromont, Canada has packaged the world’s leading-edge semiconductors for over 45 years. We are known for our comprehensive approach to heterogeneous integration and large area packaging. Our work in areas such as automated silicon photonics packaging and optical technology is unrivaled. IBM will help you deliver differentiated solutions while providing personalized, expert support to meet even the toughest application goals. The IBM mindset is one of quality and performance. We offer full turnkey management, from materials characterization to mechanical, thermal and electrical design. Our customers leverage our deep skillsets in inventory control, world-class failure analysis, and customized programming, burn-in or final test. We are accredited as a North American Microelectronics Trusted source. With a culture of working hand-in-hand with device designers and foundry services, IBM will ensure the effective execution of your new and updated advanced packaging platforms.


Infineon designs, develops, manufactures, and markets a broad range of semiconductors and system solutions. The focus of its activities is on automotive electronics, industrial electronics, communication and information technologies, and hardware-based security. Combining entrepreneurial success with responsible action, at Infineon we make the world easier, safer and greener. Barely visible, semiconductors have become an indispensable part of our daily lives. Infineon's components play an essential role wherever electric energy is generated, transmitted and used efficiently. Furthermore, they safeguard data communication, improve safety on roads and reduce automotive emissions. Infineon organizes its operations in four segments: automotive, industrial power control, power management and multimarket, and chip card and security. The automotive product range includes: 32-bit automotive microcontrollers for powertrain, safety and driver assistance systems, discrete power semiconductors, IGBT modules, industrial microcontrollers, magnetic and pressure sensors, power ICs, radar sensor ICs (77 GHz), transceivers (CAN, LIN, ethernet, FlexRay), voltage regulators, etc.


Inphenix designs and manufactures lasers and light sources that enable state of the art applications in the sensing, medical, telecom, and measurement industries. For LIDAR, Inphenix offers customized solutions that provide unique technical advantages, including high power 800nm – 1060nm VCSEL arrays, narrow linewidth DFBs or tunable lasers and high-power SOA arrays. Inphenix also offers monolithic or hybrid integration with PICs. Inphenix produces all these products at its high-volume capacity 100,000 square foot facility in Livermore, California. The ISO 9001:2015 facility includes a 15,000 square foot Class 10 Fab and a 20,000 square foot packaging area. Having complete vertical control over the entire design and manufacturing process (from chip to packaging to integration) allows Inphenix to drive innovation, maintain high quality and minimize costs.


Excellent light measurement technology: Instrument Systems stands for premium German quality and profound application-oriented expertise in light and display measurement. For over 30 years, we have specialized in high-quality spectroradiometers, imaging colorimeters and innovative display measurement systems. Known for highest color and luminance measurement accuracy our systems are indispensable in automotive and aviation industries, LED/luminaire manufacturing, the entertainment electronics field and in R&D labs. Leading automotive companies and their suppliers rely on Instrument Systems 2D measurement systems and software solutions to characterize displays, dashboards, light guides and control elements. In addition, we have longstanding experience in optical semiconductor device testing and our LED and VCSEL testing solutions are widely used in R&D as well as in production lines. Novel, advanced systems enable even the spectral and temporal characterization of VCSELs in the nanosecond regime. With innovative solutions, we enable state-of-the-art characterization and quality control for signal sources in automotive LIDAR.


Intrepid Control Systems provides innovative and capable tools for engineers in autonomy, testing, and embedded engineering. Intrepid supports LIDAR with its Vehicle Spy analysis software, data loggers, and growing family of advanced automotive ethernet and CAN / CAN FD tools. Intrepid’s Automotive Ethernet products include the RAD-SuperMoon, the first 1000BASE-T1 media converter and active tap. Intrepid’s 100/1000BASE-T1 / BroadR-Reach® tools include the neoECU AVB/TSN ECU simulator and endpoint, RAD-Galaxy multi-active tap and data logger, RAD-Gigalog autonomy data logger, RAD-Star 2 active tap, and RAD-Moon media converter. Intrepid supports AVB/TSN standards, including 802.1Qat (SRP), 802.1Qav (FQTSS), and 802.1AS (gPTP), along with other popular networks and protocols, including AUTOSAR, CAN FD, LIN, FlexRay, Keyword 2000, J1939, and ISO 14229. Intrepid has offices in every major automotive center: USA, China, Japan, Germany, England, India, Korea, and Australia. Intrepid belongs to the Automotive Engineering Tool Alliance (www.aeta-rice.com), a comprehensive tool chain for state-of-the-art automotive electronics development.


Kyocera International offers a broad line of semiconductor package products and services based on advanced ceramic and epoxy material technologies, including die attach and molding compounds. In North America, these products and services are provided by the Semiconductor Components Group of Kyocera International, Inc. of San Diego, California. By expanding to manufacture semiconductor packages here in 1971, Kyocera became the first Japanese-owned company with production operations in the State of California. From there, our San Diego team has continuously built upon Kyocera's legacy of designing and mass-producing package solutions for the industry's most demanding requirements. Kyocera International utilizes the inherent hermetic capabilities of ceramic materials in the production of its image sensor and MEMS packages. Our sensor/MEMS packages are cost effective solutions to a wide variety of applications such as digital cameras, automotive, RF, military, video displays, scanners, and various consumer and medical applications in LCC, BGA, and SMT formats. We also offer high thermal conductivity submounts for laser/VCSEL and photodiode applications. We offer assembly for sensor and MEMS devices in our class 1,000 and class 100 clean rooms in San Diego.


For the automotive industry, Laser Components manufacturers sensors for laser-based distance measurement (LIDAR) applications that are manufactured in high volume and in ISO-certified manufacturing facilities. The high power, short pulse laser diodes improve the distance resolution with matching high sensitivity avalanche photodiodes that detect even the smallest signal. We manufacture pulsed laser diodes and emitters: In order to achieve the distance resolution managed by modern time-of-flight ranging systems, shorter and shorter pulses need to be generated. The wavelength of choice for most safety scanning applications is 905 nm. For superior transmission through atmospheric aerosols and in eye-safe applications,1550 nm is recommended. We also manufacture avalanche photodiodes and receivers: silicon avalanche photodiodes (APDs), are meeting high sensitivity, low noise, and cost. They are amplifying very weak signals coming from the targets. In that way making detectors very highly sensitive to weak signals, at the same time keeping the noise low.


LeddarTech is an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable automotive LiDAR development platform based on the unique LeddarEngine, which consists of a suite of automotive-grade and functional safety certified SoCs working in tandem with LeddarSP software. The company is responsible for several technological innovations in cutting-edge mobility, remote-sensing applications. Automotive active safety, autonomous cars and shuttles, intelligent transportation, inner-city fleet vehicles, and more, are being enhanced, using patented LeddarTech technologies.


Leishen Intelligent Systems Co., Ltd. was founded in 2015 in China with the mission of becoming one of the global leading providers in LIDAR and LIDAR solutions. Our Integration Chip Technology® patents and 2 automation workshop plants (ISO9001:2015 Certified) in China create the satisfying performance, attractive price and stable leadtime for the cutting edge of LIDAR industries, such as automotive, mapping, security, smart traffic, robot, agv, industrial automation, port automation and the like. All products meet the standards of IEC60825-1:2014(eye-safe),CE and FDA regulations applicable in LIDAR industry. We are currently delivering LIDAR andsolutions to more than 1,000 clients worldwide. Recently, Leishen had CH Series Multi-Channel LIDAR (128/32/16 channels) launched officially, which is specially designed for L2-L5 autonomous industry with breakthrough in the automotive temperature and shock requirement.


Livox LIDAR develops and produces new generation high-performance and low-cost 3D LIDARs. We are committed to breaking through the current technological barrier in the LIDAR industry and helping customers incorporate LIDAR sensors into efficient commercialization of their projects. Since its foundation in 2016, Livox LIDAR has been focusing its technology on unique optical design and non-repetitive scanning patterns. Over the past few years, our products has been sold in 26 countries and regions, including the United States, China, Japan and European Union countries. Livox is headquartered in Shenzhen and has offices in Silicon Valley, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Livox now employs approximately 200 R&D engineers and has applied for 154 relevant technical patents globally. The compact and cost-effectiveMid series have achieved industrial breakthroughs in both product reliability and mass productionand are widely applied in different fields such as AGV, robotics, indoor and outdoor 3D mapping, security and more. The Horizon and Tele series ensure powerful product performance and strict production standards, contributing to the realization of L3/L4 autonomous driving projects.


Lumentum (NASDAQ:LITE) is a market-leading manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products enabling optical networking and commercial laser customers worldwide. Lumentum’s optical components and subsystems are part of virtually every type of telecom, enterprise, and data center network. Lumentum’s commercial lasers enable advanced manufacturing techniques and diverse applications including next-generation 3D-sensing capabilities.


Maradin, Ltd. provides one of the world’s most advanced MEMS-based scanning solutions, serving as the core component for laser scanning LIDARs. Maradin offers the best solution across the whole application range, including MEMS-based scanners, controllers and system synchronization capabilities. Maradin provides both general and customized designs. As LIDAR scanning design is not a "one size fits all", amongst the few companies providing such services, Maradin owns the most significant IP and know-how for MEMS mirrors structural design, optical coating, packaging, dynamics, timing and control methods to work in automotive grade applications. Those capabilities enable us to tailor the solution to each customer’s specific needs. As of today, Maradin is commercializing its solutions and has development agreements and strategic alliances with Automotive Tier1s and OEMs in the automotive market.


MD ELEKTRONIK, with its headquarters in Waldkraiburg, Germany, is an internationally operating automotive supplier. The company, founded in 1974, is one of the leading manufacturers of data communication solutions and supplies well-known car manufacturers and system suppliers worldwide. MD products are integrated into more than 200 current car models of more than 40 OEMs. The portfolio of MD ELEKTRONIK comprises the development and production of innovative data cables and electronic components. It includes COAX, multi-core-cable, electronics and sensors for safety-relevant components, connectivity applications and infotainment systems within the entire car. In order to ensure MD's own quality standards, all products of MD ELEKTRONIK GmbH are verified in the accredited, in-house test laboratory. The company network of the MD ELEKTRONIK consists of plants in Chotěšov (Czech Republic), Beijing (China) and León (Mexico) as well as sales offices in Cologne, Ingolstadt, Munich (all in Germany), Seoul (South Korea), Southfield (USA), Changchun and Shanghai (both in China). Currently, MD ELEKTRONIK has approximately more than 5,000 employees worldwide.


Ophir is a brand within the MKS Instruments Light & Motion division. The Ophir product portfolio consists of laser and LED measurement products, including laser power and energy meters, laser beam profilers measuring femto-watt to hundred-kilowatt lasers, high-performance IR and visible optical elements, IR thermal imaging lenses and zoom lenses for defense and commercial applications, OEM and replacement high-quality optics and sub-assemblies for CO2 and high-power fiber laser material processing applications. Ophir products enhance our customers’ capabilities and productivity in the semiconductor, industrial technologies, life and health sciences, research and defense markets.


MRSI Systems, part of Mycronic Group, is the leading manufacturer of fully automated, high-speed, high-precision and flexible eutectic and epoxy die bonding systems. We offer “one-stop-shop” solutions for research and development, low-to-medium volume production, and high-volume manufacturing of photonic devices such as lasers, detectors, modulators, AOCs, WDM/EML TO-Cans, optical transceivers, LIDAR, VR/AR, sensors, and optical imaging products. With 30+ years of industry experience and our worldwide local technical support team, we provide the most effective systems and assembly solutions for all packaging levels including chip-on-wafer (CoW), chip-on- carrier (CoC), PCB, and gold-box packaging.


Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd. is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of passive electronic components and solutions, communication modules and power supply modules. Murata is committed to the development of advanced electronic materials and leading edge, multi-functional, high-density modules. The company offers an extensive lineup of capacitor solutions that are essential for developing electronic devices, as well as integrated silicon devices with exceptional frequency characteristics for LiDAR applications. The company has employees and manufacturing facilities throughout the world.


Northrop Grumman Cutting Edge Optronics is a leading manufacturer of laser diode arrays and diode-pumped solid-state laser solutions that are well-suited for the automotive LIDAR industry. Our vertically-integrated manufacturing process and commitment to environmental testing result in products that are ideal for automotive applications. NGCEO features automated production and testing processes and in-house temperature, humidity, and vibration testing. In addition to products geared toward automotive LIDAR applications, NGCEO is a leading manufacturer of laser diodes, DPSS laser modules and complete DPSS laser systems for demanding commercial and military environments. CEO products and systems are used in a variety of applications including high energy lasers, Ti:Sapphire pumping, PIV, LIDAR and material processing.


Northwire is your responsive partner for developing and manufacturing customized technical cables, coil cords, and complete interconnectivity solutions for a variety of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, aerospace/defense, and transportation. Technology in the transportation industry is changing quickly on the road to complete autonomy, so partner with Northwire cable design engineers to ensure optimal connectivity on your next project. Our experienced design engineers take pride in navigating complex requirements and making recommendations to optimize your design for signal integrity, EMI protection, information security, reduced weight and size, and harsh high temperature environments. Hybrid cable solutions from Northwire intended for applications ranging from advanced driver assistance systems, LIDAR, radar, and autonomous vehicles can include high temperature fluoropolymers, numerous twisted pairs, conductors in various gauge sizes, shielded sub-groups and overall shield and/or aluminum foil wrap. Stop by the Northwire booth to discuss your connectivity challenges or upcoming projects with a Cable Design Expert.


Nye Lubricants is a leader in the innovation, formulation and provision of synthetic lubricants, enabling and improving breakthrough products and critical new technologies. We bring proven experience, deep technical knowledge and intense customer focus to solve our customers’ toughest challenges, adding tangible value to products in a wide range of industries and applications. As a trusted partner in the automotive world for over 50 years, we are proud to number among our customers the foremost automotive OEM suppliers and leaders in the emerging electric & hybrid vehicle technologies. Our specialty lubricants are carefully engineered materials, formulated for a specific application and selected in consultation with a customer’s engineering department. We focus on customer performance specifications and cost & warranty requirements, to improve the functionality, reliability, and longevity of components.


ON Semiconductor (Nasdaq: ON) is driving energy efficient innovations, empowering customers to reduce global energy use. The company is a leading supplier of semiconductor-based solutions, offering a comprehensive portfolio of energy efficient power management, analog, sensors, logic, timing, connectivity, discrete, SoC and custom devices. The company's products help engineers solve their unique design challenges in automotive, communications, computing, consumer, industrial, medical, aerospace and defense applications. ON Semiconductor provides market leading silicon photomultipliers (SiPM) and single photon avalanche diode (SPAD) sensors for LIDAR and depth sensing applications in the automotive, industrial and consumer markets. It has created a suite of sensor products that enable our customers to acquire the depth data need for their applications: whether it is high resolution depth imaging with SPAD arrays, or long-distance ranging to low reflectivity targets with our NIR-enhanced SiPMs.


Founded in October 2000, O-Net is a key high-tech enterprise of the National Torch Program and a state-level enterprise technology center. The company was successfully listed on the main board of Hong Kong in April 2010 with the stock code 877. Headquartered in Shenzhen, the company has established several branches in mainland China, Shanghai, Hong Kong and the United States, and its brand is "O-Net". O-Net is a company that survived in the winter of the optical communication industry. After more than 10 years of challenges, it has become a leader in many high-tech fields of optical communication, automation, fiber laser and touch screen. It is also one of the world's largest suppliers of optical communication devices and modules.


OnScale is the world’s first Solver-as-a-Service platform – a combination of advanced computer-aided engineering (CAE) multi-physics solvers with a scalable cloud high-performance computing (HPC) engine. OnScale breaks performance barriers for engineers by providing near-limitless Cloud HPC resources to solve today’s toughest engineering challenges. OnScale also breaks cost barriers for engineering teams of all sizes by providing world-class CAE multi-physics solvers and Cloud HPC on a subscription-based pay-as-you-go pricing model. With OnScale, engineers can run massive multi-million degree-of-freedom multi-physics simulations and vast numbers of simulations in parallel to optimize systems like ultrasonic transducer arrays for near-field 3D object classification for ADAS applications very quickly with minimal cost. Design studies that were once impossible with legacy CAE tools and on-premise HPC are now possible.


Opsys Tech Ltd. was founded in 2016. Opsys’ unique pure solid-state scanning LIDAR using fully addressable VCSEL arrays and SPAD receiver, enables ultra-high resolution, long range and fast scanning across all of the full FOV. The fast scanning enables pulse averaging while delivering 30 frames per second. This average improves the signal to noise ratio and false detections. Opsys delivers pure solid-state scanning LIDAR, with absolutely no moving parts at a market leading cost structure for various of applications, like ADAS and autonomous shuttles, cars and trucks.


Optowide is a technology company with an innovative team from optical industrial leading companies. Our core team consists of industrial veterans from China and USA. Optowide is a professional company with unique technologies in advanced coating, molded glass aspheric lenses, high precision micro optics processing, and high-power fiber coupling. We are a highly vertical integrated manufacturing company which provides the most cost-effective products for fiber optics communication, fiber laser and DPSS laser, optical sensing, security surveillance, machine vision, and optical instrument applications.


OQmented is a spinoff from Fraunhofer Institute for Silicon Technology (ISIT) based in Itzehoe, Germany and offers MEMS mirror-based scanning solutions for automotive, consumer and industrial applications. With more than 20 years of experience in MEMS mirror technology, design and system development, we provide a one-stop-shop solution to our customers: from first concepts to high volume production at low cost enabled by 8” wafer fabrication technology. Our standard as well as customized MEMS scanning solutions can be offered with integrated drive & sense electronics, module package and application specific hard-, software and IP. OQmented’s patented and unique vacuum wafer-level packaging technology allows for the highest performance and best protection of the MEMS mirror by encapsulating the device in a hermetically sealed 3D glass cover. Unique features include scan angles up to 180 degrees and offered mirror sizes up to 20mm. Our packaging technology guarantees long lifetime of each single device and enables MEMS scanning systems that fulfil all automotive quality, robustness, and reliability requirements.


OSRAM Opto Semiconductors is one of the guiding lights both in technological development and in the manufacture of high-quality products. For nearly four decades, the high-tech company has been investing in research and developing new products on the technological cutting edge - enabling OSRAM Opto Semiconductors to set international standards in the fields of illumination, visualization and sensor technology.The expertise of OSRAM Opto Semiconductors extends from basic semiconductor technologies to individual customer applications. The company produces top-quality solutions in various fields such as sensor technology and laser systems. The product portfolio comprises high-performance light-emitting diodes (LEDs) – e.g. for automotive and general lighting applications – miniature LEDs for mobile devices, as well as infrared diodes (IRED), semiconductor lasers and detectors. The global player accords top priority to offering its customers professional and comprehensive support based on many years of well-founded expertise.


Founded in 2017 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, OURS Technology Inc. brought together a world-class team of experts to deliver one of the world’s highest performance, most cost efficient, reliable and volume manufacturable FMCW LIDAR systems. By leveraging proven silicon technologies to integrate complex photonic systems combined with leading-edge optical & DSP design techniques, OURS revolutionary silicon photonics FMCW LIDAR system overcomes the range, accuracy and production challenges inherent in current state-of-the-art FMCW systems. We deliver dramatically better performance and true 5D vision in every pixel enriching sensor data and enhancing machine perception pipelines for the autonomous future.


Ouster is a LIDAR and autonomous vehicle technology company. We sell the OS-1 LIDAR which is the most capable, powerful, and affordable sensor on the market and the only sensor that can be integrated for both robotaxis and ADAS. We work with major OEMs, Tier 1s, and AV companies to make safe autonomous driving and driver-assist technologies a reality.


Palomar Technologies makes the connected world possible by delivering a Total Process SolutionTM for advanced photonic and microelectronic device assembly processes utilized in today’s smart, connected devices. With a focus on flexibility, speed and accuracy, Palomar’s Total Process Solution includes Palomar die bonders, Palomar wire and wedge bonders, SST vacuum reflow systems, along with Innovation Centers for outsourced manufacturing and assembly, and customer support services, that together deliver improved production quality and yield, reduced assembly times, and rapid ROI. With its deep industry expertise, Palomar equips customers to become leaders in the development of complex, digital technologies that are the foundation of the connected world and the transmission of data generated by billions of connected devices. Palomar solutions are utilized by the world’s leading companies providing solutions for datacom, 5G, electric vehicle power modules, autonomous vehicles/LiDAR, enhanced mobile broadband, Internet of Things, SMART technology, and mission critical services. Headquartered in Carlsbad, California, Palomar offers global sales, service and application support from its offices in the USA, Germany, Singapore and China.


Phantom Intelligence reduces collisions by making reliable obstacle detection systems affordable to all vehicles. Phantom Intelligence’ collision warning sensor technology can be trusted where other sensors fail. Compact, low-cost and without moving parts, LIDAR sensors powered by Phantom Intelligence meet stringent environmental and security requirements to provide 360-degree awareness. Phantom Intelligence provides crucial signal processing algorithms that enhance the range and reliability of LIDAR (laser-based) obstacle detection devices. We currently showcase this technology within solid-state, low to medium resolution "flash" LIDAR sensors, used for collision warning applications. Our sensors provide accurate detection of vehicles, pedestrians and other targets under conditions where camera-based systems would fail (low-light, camera saturation, low-contrast, obscurants such as rain or snow etc.) and where radar systems would be less efficient (cluttered environments, "soft" obstacles).


Quadric is a startup building a processor that revolutionizes how high-performance algorithms are developed and deployed to the edge. We enable developers to bring their most complex AI, machine learning, or high-performance real-time multidimensional algorithms to a unified processor architecture with ease. Quadric’s SDK makes it easy for the developer to characterize an existing kernel’s performance developed in frameworks such as TensorFlow, Cafe, and Torch while giving developers the flexibility to define their custom operations. For the LIDAR developer, this means that algorithms such as connected components can be developed alongside voxel neural networks and deployed to the Quadric Processor. Using the Quadric GraphSim emulation environment, performance metrics can be estimated and tuned on any laptop and deployed to the Quadric Processor. Check out our website to find out how to empower your developers with the hardware and software products needed to create tomorrow’s technology today.


We provide the tools to generate physics-based synthetic data for prove-able AI with visual and non-visual sensors. This synthetic data can be used for comparing different sensor suppliers’ offerings, strengths and weakness. Data from our tools can be used for closed loop active learning with LiDAR, RADAR, IR, SAR and other sensors. We use a purpose-built remote and cloud AI for data twinning and active learning. We can explore rare events and edge cases and also provide tools to manage data (compare/cleanse/relate).


RoboSense (Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.) is a world leading LIDAR environment perception solution provider. Founded in 2014, RoboSense is headquartered in Shenzhen and has set up branch offices in Beijing, Shanghai, Germany, and the United States. Core members of the R&D engineers are from world’s top universities and top tech companies. RoboSense has two product line-ups, including the MEMS solid-state LIDAR systems and mechanical LIDAR systems. Customers include the world’s major autonomous driving tech companies, automotive OEMs, Tier 1 suppliers, etc. To date, RoboSense LIDAR solutions have been widely used in various application scenarios, such as self-driving logistics vehicles, buses, passenger cars and so on. RoboSense will keep working on cutting-edge LIDAR systems to ensure the safety of autonomous driving.


Rockley Photonics, a leader in integrated optics for high-density systems, has developed and delivered a highly versatile, silicon photonics platform specifically designed for the optical I/O challenges facing next generation sensor systems and AI applications. Rockley Photonics has successfully overcome significant technological challenges that have, until now, held back the broad adoption and implementation of integrated photonics in high-volume applications. The platform solves the key issues experienced by wafer scale silicon photonics to date, including full functionality in a single chip, handling and processing of large optical bandwidth, optimized integration with microelectronics and systems, and elimination of active precision fiber alignment. The integrated silicon photonics platform delivers low-cost, high-value wafer scale processing to photonics. It is key to many product opportunities in applications where Rockley has go-to-market partnerships including optical sensing and 3D laser imaging. Rockley’s platform is running in a large-scale foundry environment and chipset shipments to Rockley customers have begun.


RPMC Lasers, Inc. (founded in 1996) is the leading laser distributor in North America. We are an OEM supplier working with the technology leading laser manufacturers from the US and Europe. We offer a series of CW single frequency fiber laser for LIDAR. This laser has a perfect TEM00 output beam with up to 1W of output power and a line width of 10kHz. Not only are the optical characteristics of this laser ideal for the LIDAR signal generation; its compact, energy efficient, and rugged design make it ideal for integration in LIDAR systems in the harshest of environments. RPMC supports the industrial, medical, military, and scientific markets. We offer diode lasers, laser modules, solid-state lasers and amplifiers, ultra-short pulse lasers, microchip lasers, and fiber lasers and amplifiers. Also, we provide a wide range of custom solid-state lasers and laser diode subsystems.


SABIC is a global leader in diversified chemicals headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We manufacture on a global scale in the Americas, Europe, Middle East, and Asia Pacific, making distinctly different kinds of products: chemicals, commodity and high-performance plastics, agri-nutrients, and metals. We support our customers by identifying and developing opportunities in key end markets such as automotive & transportation, construction, medical devices, packaging, agri-nutrients, electrical and electronics, and clean energy. SABIC’s highly specialized thermoplastics provide automakers and their suppliers with high-performance solutions to help them address the ever-changing ADAS landscape, as well as to identify potential system cost reductions and enable design freedom.


SCHOTT is a leading international technology group in the areas of specialty glass and glass-ceramics. The company has more than 130 years of outstanding development, materials and technology expertise and offers a broad portfolio of high-quality products and intelligent solutions. SCHOTT is an innovative enabler for many industries, including the home appliance, pharma, electronics, optics, life sciences, automotive and aviation industries. SCHOTT strives to play an important part of everyone’s life and is committed to innovation and sustainable success. The parent company, SCHOTT AG, has its headquarters in Mainz (Germany) and is solely owned by the Carl Zeiss Foundation. As a foundation company, SCHOTT assumes special responsibility for its employees, society and the environment.


SEKISUI is a global supplier to provide material solution to automotive autonomous sensing technologies, ADAS, electrified powertrains, and infotainment. We have leading technology for thermal management, EMI/RFI shielding, milli-wave absorber and a variety of sealing and adhesive solutions for radar/LIDAR applications. SEKISUI has been selected as one of the 2019 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (2019 Global 100). 2019 is the second consecutive and fourth time overall that SEKISUI Chemical has been included in this index.


Seoul Robotics specializes in real-time 3D data perception software that enables intelligent and safer mobility technology. Our LIDAR Vision Software technology enables companies to fully utilize their 3D sensors for autonomous systems at a fraction of development cost and time - without sacrificing the performance. Seoul Robotics aims to democratize LIDAR software technology!


Shin-Etsu, utilizing strengths from multiple divisions, offers an extensive product line of frontend materials, traditional packaging materials, advanced packaging materials and assembly materials. Shin-Etsu has the leading position for many materials utilized to manufacture and assemble sensors. Our products include resists, adhesion promoters, thermal interface material, molding compounds, encapsulants, silicone and epoxy coatings along with die attachment material.


Silitronics provides vertically integrated assembly solutions for SiP modules: LIDAR, silicon photonics, sensors, medical, semiconductor and defense. Silitronics provides 100% turn key solutions in: design, substrate, assembly and test, which help customers with time to market. Silitronics has been serving North American customers for last 25 years from a 20,000 sq. ft. facility with Clean Room 10K and 1000. Silitronics has ISO 13485:2016, ISO 9001:2015, ITAR and compliant to Mil-Std 883. The Silitronics team has over 100 years of domain experience and abilities to do <24 hours cycle time for urgent builds. Silitronics takes full accountability from NPI to high volume (by partnering with overseas partners), which enables customers to focus on design and validation of their products.


SilTerra Malaysia is a semiconductor wafer foundry offering a full range of process technologies covering our core business in CMOS technologies (advanced logic, RFCMOS, mixed signal and high voltage) to leading edge technologies in MEMS, silicon photonics, bio-photonics and power. SilTerra’s wafer fab has a capacity of 40,000 eight-inch wafers per month. SilTerra also offers MEMS foundry services and a unique MEMS-on-CMOS technology. Under the MEMS foundry services, we help customers realize working prototypes from their proof of concept, support the transfer or set-up of customer owned process and ramp-up to high volume manufacturing (all in one fab). With our MEMS-on-CMOS technology, we have the capability to build the MEMS devices on pre-processed CMOS wafers thus offering a “truly monolithic MEMS integrated solution”. This integrated technology provides a cost-effective, multi-functional chip with a smaller footprint. SilTerra provides proven silicon validated MEMS devices to our customers. SilTerra offers various MEMS on CMOS devices such as: pMUT(piezoelectric micromachined ultrasonic transducers), BAW and SAW (bulk and surface acoustic wave) resonators, optical micro-mirror arrays, zero level package (ZLP), nano-wires, and sensors. Applications include frequency control products, data projectors, finger print sensors, medical imaging and industrial sensors.


ST is a global leader in the semiconductor market, serving customers across the spectrum of sense and power and automotive products and embedded processing solutions. For more than 30 years, STMicroelectronics has been a leader in automotive technology using its unrivalled combination of product design skills, high-quality manufacturing resources and partnerships with key players in the automotive ecosystem to make cars greener, safer, more economical and more enjoyable. The company’s automotive-solutions portfolio covers all key application areas in the car: safety, powertrain, car body, and infotainment. ST combines an unparalleled platform of advanced technologies with an unswerving commitment to quality, and a thorough understanding of the automotive market. ST is found everywhere microelectronics make a positive and innovative contribution to people's life. By getting more from technology to get more from life, ST stands for life.augmented.


Surestar has been engaged in the development and manufacturing of 3D imaging LIDAR since its establishment in 2005. Surestar automotive LIDAR, including R-Fans-16, R-Fans-32 and C-Fans-128, have features such as with long range, high accuracy, small size and light weight. R-Fans, with horizontal FOV of 360 °, have been successfully applied in autonomous vehicles worldwide. C-Fans-128 is designed for OEMs to embed into vehicles with horizontal FOV of 150°. Surestar flash LIDAR is coming soon.


TASS International, a Siemens Business, supports the global automotive industry in the creation of safer and smarter vehicles and is known for its unique development methodology, offering a set of advanced simulation software tools, tailor made engineering solutions and state-of-the-art testing and certification facilities and services, with the aim to improve integrated safety systems of vehicles and boost the development of highly automated and connected driving. TASS International helps to develop better products, increased speed-to-market and more robust and cost-effective development processes. TASS International is a leading organization and has a history of more than 25 years, employing 200 people in 11 countries worldwide. Headquartered in Helmond in The Netherlands, it operates several laboratories, under which isa unique facility for testing and validation of intelligent transportation systems and cooperative driving technologies. Its software brands PreScanTM, Delft-TyreTM and MADYMOTM are familiar names to the OEMs and to suppliers in the automotive industry.


“All designs. All materials. All applications.” Teledyne offers unmatched MEMS capability, from design to prototyping on 150mm wafers through to volume 200mm production. Teledyne DALSA and Teledyne Micralyne combine to collaborate with customers offering decades of experience across a vast process portfolio. Our deep expertise in materials and processes, combined with state-of-the-art facilities and collaborative R&D resources drive continuous improvement, learning, and innovation. Teledyne delivers a scalable suite of MEMS and microfabrication capabilities that allow customers to ramp up to meet their business development goals. We are a trusted development and manufacturing partner for process and product IP. Contact us to find out more.


Thorlabs has served the photonics industry since 1989 as a leading manufacturer of optomechanics, motion control, optics, optical fiber, laser diodes, tunable lasers, and vibration isolation systems. Our vertically integrated structure allows us to control our supply chain and provide design-to-delivery product development to meet customer needs. Our global network of production facilities is built on the idea of giving you the largest variety of in-house services possible to maximize your product’s quality and speed to market. Our team of OEM specialists welcomes the opportunity to play an integral part in designing and manufacturing your LIDAR system.


TriLumina delivers industry-leading illumination solutions in new automotive, industrial and consumer products. These patented innovations in VCSEL technology for 3D-sensing and LIDAR enable fast development of tomorrow’s technologies. As the preferred industry platform, TriLumina illumination solutions democratize and advance a range of applications—from AR/VR, 3D-sensing, autonomous vehicles, ADAS and beyond.


Velodyne provides smart, powerful LIDAR solutions for autonomy and driver assistance. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., Velodyne is known worldwide for its portfolio of breakthrough LIDAR sensor technologies. Velodyne’s Founder and CEO, David Hall, invented real-time surround view LIDAR systems in 2005 as part of Velodyne Acoustics. Mr. Hall’s invention revolutionized perception and autonomy for automotive, new mobility, mapping, robotics, and security. Velodyne’s high-performance product line includes a broad range of sensing solutions, including the cost-effective PuckTM, the versatile Ultra PuckTM, the autonomy-advancing Alpha PuckTM, the ADAS-optimized VelarrayTM, and the groundbreaking software for driver assistance, Vella™.


The Optical Security and Performance Products (OSP) business segment of VIAVI Solutions® leverages its core optical coating capabilities to design and manufacture a range of specialty products. With expertise in spectral management and high-precision thin-film coatings, VIAVI provides optical filters and optical coatings for a broad range of applications in the consumer electronics, automotive, government and industrial markets. These applications include gesture recognition, 3D depth sensing, and LIDAR systems. As a trusted advisor in the advancement of high-performance optics, we deliver premium solutions and unparalleled customer service. From prototype to production, our expertise, technology, and processes give customers a competitive advantage.

WACKER is among the world’s leading and most research intensive chemical companies and is a worldwide innovation partner to customers in many key global sectors. Products range from silicones for automotive, transportation, aerospace and many other diverse industries; binders and polymer additives to bioengineered pharmaceutical actives and hyperpure silicon for semiconductor and solar applications. With around 16,900 employees, WACKER generated sales of €5.29 billion (2015). Headquartered in Munich, Germany, WACKER globally has 25 production sites, 21 technical competence centers and 48 sales offices. WACKER is represented regionally in North America by WACKER Chemical Corporation in Adrian, MI. As a technology leader focusing on sustainability and a Responsible Care® member, WACKER promotes products and ideas that offer high value-added potential to ensure a better quality of life based on energy efficiency and protection of the climate and environment. WACKER is certified to ISO 9001 and RC 14001.


XenomatiX is the first company to offer true solid-state LIDAR solutions for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving (AD). XenomatiX designs and builds products that enable precise real-time 3D digitization and an understanding of a vehicle’s surroundings, empowering applications that lead to safer and more comfortable vehicles. The company’s next generation LIDAR solutions provide unequalled object detection and tracking, free space detection, road profile measurement and localization capabilities, based on reliable, proven and scalable technology. XenomatiX constantly improves and invests in its technology. Customers include several of the world's leading car manufacturers, Tier 1 companies and mobility innovators.


ZVISION delivers the “no-compromise” automotive grade LIDAR solution for your demanding ADAS, automated vehicles, and robotic products. Our Beijing-based team of R&D and manufacturing engineers joined ZVISION to further their advanced research in aerospace LIDAR, optics, optoelectronics design and manufacturing, application specific integrated circuit (ASIC), signal processing and algorithms, sensor fusion and perception. The result: no-compromise, low-cost, high-resolution, incredibly rugged solid-state MEMS LIDAR (commercial product available today). Don’t risk your product’s future success with outdated technologies! ZVISION is eager to work with development engineers to evaluate how our state-of-the-art LIDAR products can provide the most advanced LIDAR technologies at the lowest cost to ensure your product’s success.