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May 29, 2024     Electronics360
3D lidar sensor with true solid-state beam steering

May 28, 2024     All About Circuits
Solid-State Beam Steering Comes to 3D LiDAR

May 2, 2024     Electronics 360
Production begins on first optical beamforming chip

May 1, 2024     Metro Vancouver
Invest Vancouver Welcomes US High-Tech 3D Sensor Company

Apr 24, 2024     Robotics 24/7
Lumotive, EDOM partner to market optical computer chips in Taiwan

Apr 17, 2024     EE Times Asia
Lumotive Taps EDOM to Accelerate Solid-State Lidar Adoption in Taiwan

Jan 15, 2024     EE Times
Can Metamaterials Revolutionize Optical Computing?

Jan 12, 2024     Photonics Spectra
Photonics Tech Shines at CES 2024

Jan 11, 2024     GoPhotonics
Lumotive’s Digital Beam Steering Takes Center Stage at CES 2024

Jan 5, 2024     GeekWire
CES 2024: Here are the Washington state companies taking tech innovation to Las Vegas

Nov 28, 2023     Fast Company
Lumotive named as one of Fast Company’s Next Big Things In Tech 2023

Nov 16, 2023     Consumer Technology Association
Lumotive LM10 Chip is a CES Innovation Awards 2024 Honoree

June 1, 2023     Robotics 24/7
Lumotive and Hokuyo Partner to Build 3D Lidar Sensing Into Industrial Automation

Apr 12, 2023     Wall Street Journal
Lighter, Cheaper, Faster—MetaVC Looks for Metamaterials Startups

Apr 13, 2023     EE News, Europe
$62m fund for metamaterial startups

Jan 07, 2023     Imaging and Machine Vision Europe
New lidar solutions presented at CES 2023

Jan 04, 2023    Puget Sound Business Journal
Lidar company Lumotive raises $13M in round led by Samsung

Jan 03, 2023    Geekwire
CES 2023: A list of Washington state companies showing off
their latest tech gadgets and services

Aug 30, 2022    ADAS & Autonomous Vehicle International
Lumotive Secures Funding for LCM Beam Steering Chips

Jun 18, 2022    EE Times Weekend Edition
Sam Heidari: ‘Focus on the Journey, Not Just the Destination’

Jun 01, 2022    Unscrewed Systems Technology Magazine
 
Feb 15, 2022    Driving Vision News
 
Jan 31, 2022    Forbes

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Lumotive and Lumentum Introduce Innovative Reference Design to Enable Faster Adoption of Next-Generation 3D LiDAR Solutions

Lumotive and Lumentum Introduce Innovative Reference Design to Enable Faster Adoption of Next-Generation 3D LiDAR Solutions

[Seattle, WA and San Jose, CA] – January 30, 2023 – Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of 3D sensors, and Lumentum Holdings Inc. (“Lumentum”), a market-leading designer and manufacturer of innovative optical and photonic products, today jointly announced the availability of the M30 Reference Design, a […]
Lumotive and AXIBO Partner to Bring Solid-state 3D Lidar Sensing to Photography and Cinematography Automation

Lumotive and AXIBO Partner to Bring Solid-state 3D Lidar Sensing to Photography and Cinematography Automation

Seattle, WA and Las Vegas, NV – January 4, 2023 – Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of 3D sensors, and AXIBO, a cinema robotics company and the developer of autonomous camera motion control systems, today unveiled AXIBO’s Precision eJib™ — a unique, designed-for-cinema, 6-axis robotic arm with 3D sensing capabilities […]
Lumotive Adds New Investments from USAA and Uniquest to a Strategic Funding Round Led by Samsung Ventures

Lumotive Adds New Investments from USAA and Uniquest to a Strategic Funding Round Led by Samsung Ventures

Seattle, WA – January 3, 2023 – Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of 3D sensors, today announced that it has secured additional funding from new investors USAA and Uniquest in a $13M round of strategic funding led by Samsung Ventures, bringing the total amount raised to date to more than $56 million. Lumotive will […]
Lumotive and Gpixel Jointly Unveil M30 Lidar Sensor Reference Design Platform for High-Volume Mobility and Industrial Applications

Lumotive and Gpixel Jointly Unveil M30 Lidar Sensor Reference Design Platform for High-Volume Mobility and Industrial Applications

[Seattle, WA and Stuttgart] – October 3, 2022 – Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of lidar sensors, and Gpixel, a leading provider of high-end CMOS image sensor solutions, today announced the availability of the M30 Reference Design Platform to speed the adoption of next generation 3D lidar sensors […]
Lumotive Closes Strategic Funding Round Led by Samsung Ventures

Lumotive Closes Strategic Funding Round Led by Samsung Ventures

Seattle, WA – August 24, 2022 – Lumotive, the developer of Light Control Metasurface (LCM™) beam steering chips enabling the next generation of lidar, today announced that it has secured a round of strategic funding led by Samsung Ventures. The investment included contributions from new, strategic investors such as Himax Technologies Inc., as well as Bill Gates, Quan Funds and MetaVC Partners. Lumotive […]
Lumotive Expands Lidar Technology Access Program to Include its Patented Light Control Metasurface™ (LCM) Beam Steering Chips and Reference Designs

Lumotive Expands Lidar Technology Access Program to Include its Patented Light Control Metasurface™ (LCM) Beam Steering Chips and Reference Designs

Seattle, WA – May 10, 2022 – Lumotive, a leading developer of scalable, all-semiconductor lidar technologies, today announced that its patented Light Control Metasurface™ (LCM) beam steering chips and associated reference designs are now available to a select number of qualified partners via the company’s Technology Access Program (TAP). Used to develop solid-state, software-defined, and cost effective lidar […]
Lumotive Enhances Leadership Team, Expands its Headquarters at a Larger Facility

Lumotive Enhances Leadership Team, Expands its Headquarters at a Larger Facility

Redmond, WA – May 6, 2022 – Lumotive, a leading developer of scalable, all-semiconductor lidar technologies, today announced that it has added two technology industry veterans to its leadership team. Renowned engineering leader Kevin Camera, Ph.D. is Lumotive’s newly appointed Head of Software and Embedded Systems, and technology business leader Rakinder Grover joins the company as Vice President of Strategy and […]
Lumotive and ZKW Group Jointly Demonstrate Vehicle Headlight with Integrated Functional Lidar at CES 2022

Lumotive and ZKW Group Jointly Demonstrate Vehicle Headlight with Integrated Functional Lidar at CES 2022

LAS VEGAS (CES) – January 6, 2022 – Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems, and the ZKW Group, a specialist for innovative premium lighting systems and electronics, today unveiled a functional demonstration of Lumotive’s lidar technology integrated with a ZKW vehicle headlight. Conducted at the Lumotive booth #6776 at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the demonstration couples Lumotive’s award-winning […]
Lumotive Introduces Open Lidar API to Accelerate Market Adoption of Software-Defined, Solid-State Lidar 2.0 Solutions

Lumotive Introduces Open Lidar API to Accelerate Market Adoption of Software-Defined, Solid-State Lidar 2.0 Solutions

LAS VEGAS (CES) – January 5, 2022 –, Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems and the award-winning Meta-Lidar™ Platform, today introduced the Open Lidar API (application programming interface) to lead the industry towards scalable, ubiquitous, and lower cost 3D sensing based on Lidar 2.0 technology. Considered by industry experts and observers to be the […]
Consumer Technology Association Recognizes Lumotive with Two CES 2022 Innovation Awards

Consumer Technology Association Recognizes Lumotive with Two CES 2022 Innovation Awards

SEATTLE, WA – November 15, 2021 – Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems for automotive, industrial and consumer applications, today announced that it has been named a CES® 2022 Innovation Awards Honoree in both the “Robotics” and “Vehicle Intelligence & Transportation” award categories for its innovative Meta-Lidar™ Platform. This year’s CES Innovation Awards program received a […]
Lumotive Names Dr. Sam Heidari as CEO to Lead Lidar Innovator’s Next Stage of Growth

Lumotive Names Dr. Sam Heidari as CEO to Lead Lidar Innovator’s Next Stage of Growth

SEATTLE, WA – October 20, 2021 – Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems for automotive, industrial and consumer applications, today announced the appointment of Dr. Sam Heidari to the position of CEO. Heidari brings extensive executive operational and director-level experience in the semiconductor industry to the highly regarded start-up. Lumotive has pioneered a next-generation […]
Lumotive Wins “Best of Sensors 2021 – Startup of the Year” Award

Lumotive Wins “Best of Sensors 2021 – Startup of the Year” Award

SEATTLE, WA – September 29, 2021 – Lumotive, a leading developer of solid-state lidar systems for automotive, industrial and consumer applications, has been recognized by media and information services providers Questex and Fierce Electronics with the “Best of Sensors 2021 - Startup of the Year” award presented at the recent Sensors Converge event held in San Jose, California. For more than two decades, the Best […]