$6.5 million in funding for LeddarTech - "At LeddarTech, we put our knowledge to work for the people"
This major announcement was made this morning in the presence of the Honorable Josée Verner, Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs, President of the Queen's Privy Council for
"We're a future-oriented company of passionate and dedicated people who want to put our knowledge and innovation to work for the people by improving their quality of life. Today our partners have expressed their confidence in us by banking on the ingenuity of our team. As such their assistance will enable LeddarTech to continue its value innovation and provide the necessary resources to promote our products in international markets," said LeddarTech president and CEO
This considerable support will make it possible to create some 40 highly qualified jobs in the next three years, for a total of 50 new jobs. What's more, thanks to these new funding sources, LeddarTech will be able to continue the development and commercialize its innovative products based on LEDDAR(TM) technology that stemmed from INO research efforts.
LeddarTech's first products make it possible to detect vehicles at traffic intersections in order to effectively control traffic light sequences and keep traffic flowing more smoothly. This new technology is reliable, easy to install and use, and can stand up to the most extreme weather conditions. LEDDAR(TM) technology fits seamlessly with existing infrastructures and is very competitive compared to products offered by the competition.
LEDDAR(TM) was invented by visionaries seeking smart solutions to ensure sustainable mobility and smoothly flowing traffic in urban environments. This major innovation will lead to considerable savings. The worldwide cost of traffic congestion is estimated at over
"From our inception, INO, Innovatech Québec et Chaudière-Appalaches, and the governments of
Since 2007 LeddarTech has been a leader in cutting-edge 3D detection and ranging systems based on LED illumination. With customers spanning the globe, LeddarTech's approach in leveraging LED lighting systems by providing the most integrated form of intelligent lighting systems represents a novel and disruptive paradigm shift. LeddarTech is also developing advanced object detection and ranging for automotive advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS).
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