With driver assistance becoming a hygiene factor in advanced countries and autonomous driving the ultimate goal, Porsche has started investing if the technologies required to achieve these. As part of their readiness, they have acquired a minority stake in an Israeli startup called TriEye. TriEye manufactures cameras and sensors based on the short-wave infra-red sensing technology. This technology enables visibility in the dark, and adverse weather conditions. TriEye manufactures cost-efficient short-wave infrared (SWIR) HD cameras which would help save lives in bad visibility. As per Michael Steiner, Executive Board Member for R&D at Porsche, TriEye team has expertise in the development of semiconductor components, nano-photonics and deep learning.
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