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October 02 2018

ISKN raises capital, announces new hires, and launches three new products

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Grenoble-based startup ISKN recently completed its second round of fundraising, bringing in €10.5 million in fresh capital. The funds helped kick off several major projects at the company. First, ISKN will hire twelve new employees before year’s end. The new hires, mainly R&D engineers, will expand the company’s current 40-strong workforce. Next, the company will […] >>

October 02 2018

Choosing the best LiDAR for autonomous vehicles

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Autonomous vehicle stakeholders are banking on LiDAR* to perceive objects in the environment in real time. However, there are currently no standards for LiDAR sensors and their performance can vary wildly, making them incompatible with the requirements of the target applications. Transdev, a major public transportation operator, turned to Leti and IRT Nanoelec to evaluate […] >>

October 01 2018

Kalray raises €47.7 million through IPO

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Ten years after the company was founded, Kalray has raised €47.7 million through an IPO, giving the company the resources it will need to finance its projects for the coming years. The first priority will be technology development on Kalray’s third-generation manycore processor. The Coolidge processor is expected to be released in 2019 and will […] >>

October 01 2018

Challenge First Step 2018 cohort selected

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The Challenge First Step 2018 selection committee approved the seven projects presented last June. Six of the projects are from Leti and one is from Liten. Four of the projects address healthcare-related topics: a low-cost magnetoencephalography machine for research and diagnostics; a microfluidic bacterial detection system for real-time analyses for the food and other industries; […] >>

October 01 2018

Connected skis: Rossignol gives a sneak peek

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Rossignol, which has kept its partnership with CEA Tech pretty quiet since its inception in 2015, gave attendees at Leti Days 2018 in July a sneak peek at what the partners have been working on. Rossignol CEO Bruno Cercley unveiled the company’s roadmap to develop ski equipment with sensors. The equipment, which will communicate with […] >>
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