Recognizing that Lidar is imperative for achieving the desired levels of performance and safety, Magna selected Innoviz's technology to be integrated into its autonomous driving systems to provide a complete sensor-fusion solution to automakers.
According to Magna, Innoviz offers a comprehensive market solution that is driven by a unique hardware architecture and innovative software technologies. Innoviz’ high-definition, solid-state Lidar enables 3D remote sensing to produce accurate real-time images of the vehicle's surroundings while meeting automotive standards and significantly reducing cost and size. In contrast to solutions currently on the market, the Innoviz Lidar can be integrated into any vehicle and is designed to effectively manage changing light and weather conditions.
"We are pleased for the opportunity to partner with Innoviz, as we have confidence in their multi-disciplinary team and this gives Magna a full suite of sensing systems – camera, ultrasonic, radar fusion, and Lidar – to complement our autonomous vehicle capability," said Swamy Kotagiri, Magna Chief Technology Officer.
"The integration of Lidar into driving systems is pivotal to enabling full autonomy and in ensuring a comprehensive sensing solution that satisfies the highest safety standards. The cooperation with Magna affirms Innoviz's technology and product capabilities as well as our ability to adhere to Magna's high bar on safety requirements," said Omer Keilaf, Co-Founder and CEO of Innoviz.