LeddarTech, an industry leader providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform, announces the availability of production samples of the LeddarCore LCA2 system-on-chip (SoC), which offers enhanced LiDAR performance and resolution in a design that conforms to functional safety requirements. The LCA2 SoC allows Tier-1 suppliers to design and mass produce automotive-grade solid-state LiDARs at costs ranging from sub-100$ for entry-level solutions to sub-300$ for high-performance solutions, making the cost-effective deployment of LiDARs in production vehicles possible.
“With the production version of the LCA2 system-on-chip, we can achieve a significantly longer range than originally planned—with more than 100m at 10% reflectivity. We also added the support of Hybrid Flash designs that use microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) for laser beam steering, which increases the resolution,” said Michael Poulin, vice-president of product management at LeddarTech. “The LCA2’s SoC and software have been designed from the ground up to meet ISO 26262 ASIL-B and will allow our customers to deliver automotive-grade LiDARs that comply with functional safety requirements,” concluded Mr. Poulin.