The second Frankfurt DVN Lidar Conference is just a week away now, and this year exceptional lectures will be given from VIPs including a keynote by Velodyne SVP and past SAE International President and Board Chair Dr. Mircea Gradu. There will be presentations from CEOs and directors of lidar developers and makers, automakers and lighting suppliers, organisations, research institutes, and universities…. And then, two panel discussions to kick around the ideas raised in the lectures.
100 entities are already registered! There’s still time to sign up up if you haven’t yet done so, but only a few entries remain available; registration will soon close for safety and security reasons. So far, the roster includes automakers Audi, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, Opel, Porsche, PSA, Toyota, and Volvo; tier-1 lighting suppliers FlexNGate, Hasco, Hella, Koito, Marelli (Automotive lighting), Mobis, SL, Stanley, Valeo, Varroc, and ZKW; tier-1 sensor suppliers ADAS-MC, Aeye, ams Sensors, Blickfeld, Cepton, Continental, OQmented, Ibeo, Infineon-Innoluce, Innoviz, Jenoptik, CEA-Leti, Liangdao, Ouster, Plastic Omnium, Vedecom, Velodyne, and XenomatiX.
Tier 2 suppliers include 3M, AGC Automotive, Auer Lighting, Automotive Solutions, Covestro, Docter Optics, Elmos, Fastree, Freeglass, GXC Coatings, Hamamatsu Photonics, Hybrid-Lidar, Huawei, IAV, IMS, IPG Automotive, Johnson Electric, Kyocera, LeddarTech, Lumibird, Lumileds, Luminar, Luminit, Mitsubishi Electrics, MovingMagnet, Nanomotion, Nanosystems, Optics Balzers, Optoflux, OQmented, Osram, Riegl, Sabic IP, Seoul Semiconductor, Shott, Siemens, SLD Laser, Son-X, Synopsys, W.L. Gore, Webasto, Weisser+Griesshabe, Yole Development, Zanini Auto, and Zollner. And from the research and academic sector are coming TU Aachen, TU Darmstadt, Fraunhofer IMS, IPT, ISIT, and Mikroelectronik.
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