AEye Expands Business Development and Customer Success Team to Support Growing Network of Global Partners and Customers

Pleasanton, CA – May 14, 2019 - Artificial perception pioneer AEye today announced the expansion of its business development team to address the global market opportunity AEye’s iDAR™ system. The company has hired BD directors in the Americas, Europe, and Japan to support the growing network of AEye automotive partners and customers worldwide. In addition, AEye announced that former Quanergy executive Akram Benmbarek has joined AEye as VP of strategic initiatives. Meeting Global Market Demand AEye’s new global team of…

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Leading Global Automotive Supplier Aisin Invests in AEye through Pegasus Tech Ventures

Pleasanton, CA – May 14, 2019 - AEye, a world leader in artificial perception systems and the developer of iDAR™, today announced a strategic investment from Japanese components and systems manufacturer Aisin through their corporate venture capital fund managed by Pegasus Tech Ventures. Aisin is ranked the sixth largest Tier 1 OEM parts supplier globally, and a premier developer of information and communications technology and electronics for the automotive market. Aisin’s investment paves the way for collaboration and expansion as…

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Abhijit Thatte Announced

AEye Adds VP of AI and Software to Executive Team

Abhijit Thatte to Lead Software Product Development as AEye Continues to Expand and Enhance iDAR Artificial Perception Platform Pleasanton, CA – February 26, 2019 - Artificial perception pioneer AEye today announced the addition of Abhijit Thatte as VP of AI and Software to its executive team. Thatte is an accomplished leader with more than 20 years of software product development experience across industries from robotics to industrials. At AEye, he is charged with leveraging the company’s core artificial intelligence capabilities…

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AEye LiDAR Patents

AEye Extends Patent Portfolio, Creating Industry’s Most Comprehensive Library of Solid-State Lidar Intellectual Property

Patented technology gives iDAR system the ability to create superior perception data, radically improving safety, reliability, and efficiency of autonomous vehicles. Pleasanton, CA – February 20, 2019 - Artificial perception pioneer AEye today announced a significant expansion of its global patent portfolio, demonstrating its ongoing commitment to innovative solutions that promote safe and reliable vehicle autonomy. In addition to three patents previously announced, AEye has been awarded eight additional patents covering core components of AEye’s iDAR™ (Intelligent Detection and Ranging)…

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Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal Announces Close of AEye’s $16 Million Series A with Funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Airbus Ventures, Intel Capital, Tyche Partners, and Others

AEye, which differentiates itself from competing artificial perception systems for autonomous vehicles by fusing agile LiDAR with a high-resolution, low-light camera, has raised $16 million in Series A financing led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. Other participates include Airbus Ventures, Intel Capital and Tyche Partners.  

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