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LiDAR, MEMS maker collab with Mobiletron seeks solutions in self-driving buses

Jul 12, 2022 | By EDN

LOTES Investments' investments in Compertum Microsystems Inc. and invested in the development of LiDAR and MEMS micromirror products, in addition to cooperating with Chewangdian and Industrial Research Institute, has smoothed out its entry into the autonomous bus application market and cooperated with Huadian Network to enter the market. Smart transportation applications.

Zhu Dexiang, Chairman of Jiaze and Compertum Microsystems, and Liu Jianchang, General Manager of Compertum Microsystems were invited to attend the press conference of Hsinchu Science Park Administration today. Liu Jianchang briefly explained the current operation of Laida Technology.

Liu Jianchang said that Compertum Microsystems was established in 2019 and entered Zhuke in January 2020. Jiaze Group holds about 41.66% of the shares. It mainly develops MEMS photodar and micromirror products, and hopes to reduce costs through self-made key components. Promote the popularization and application of lidar modules.

In terms of unmanned vehicle applications, Liu Jian-chang said that Compertum Microsystems is currently cooperating with Chewang Electronics and ITRI, and it is expected that the samples will be installed on the electric bus of Huade Kinetic Energy, a subsidiary of Chewang Electronics, in the third quarter of this year, to perform trial run functional tests. .

Liu Jianchang said that Laida Technology also cooperated with Huadian Network in intelligent transportation, and applied lidar modules to tunnel ultra-high detection. In mid-June this year, the first phase of road test evaluation was completed.

In addition, Maxphotonics Chairman and CEO Lin Yonglong was also invited to attend the press conference of the Bamboo Branch Administration today to explain the current operating conditions. He said that Maxphotonics has 38 employees and a capital of NT$1.046 billion. The main legal person shareholders are Dingchuang Co., Ltd., Lingyang Venture Capital, Powerchip Technology and Taiwan Jifu No. 1 Venture Capital Limited Partnership.

Lin Yonglong pointed out that Maxphotonics' main product is the cloud data center smart accelerator, which has obtained 8 US patents, 12 Taiwan patents, and 30 patent applications. Considering that process and design are the elements of product competitiveness, the first-generation products use TSMC's 7nm process at a great cost.

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