Cepton (NASDAQ: CPTN), a Silicon Valley innovator and pioneer within high-performance lidar solutions, has rapidly emerged as a leader amongst its peers – deploying its unique capabilities across a host of different environments, ranging from traffic systems in Cape Town, South Africa, to airport terminal monitoring in the U.S. “Cepton’s long-term automotive Tier 1 partner, Koito Manufacturing Co. Ltd., recently revealed that it had provided Cepton with a letter of intent representing an investment of up to $100 million to help fund Cepton’s next stage of growth as it seeks to scale its lidar solutions for mass deployment,” a recent article reads. “The investment would bolster Cepton’s balance sheet and allow the company to develop the manufacturing and supply chain capabilities it needs to meet the expected demand for the rapidly expanding lidar market.”
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About Cepton Inc.
Cepton is a Silicon Valley innovator of lidar-based solutions for automotive (“ADAS/AV”), smart cities, smart spaces and smart industrial applications. With its patented lidar technology, Cepton aims to take lidar mainstream and achieve a balanced approach to performance, cost and reliability, while enabling scalable and intelligent 3D perception solutions across industries. Cepton has been awarded a significant ADAS lidar series production award with Koito on the General Motors business. Cepton is also engaged with all other top 10 global OEMs. Founded in 2016 and led by industry veterans with decades of collective experience across a wide range of advanced lidar and imaging technologies, Cepton is focused on the mass market commercialization of high-performance, high-quality lidar solutions. Cepton is headquartered in San Jose, California, and has a center of excellence facility in Troy, Michigan, to provide local support to automotive customers in the Metro Detroit area. Cepton also has a presence in Germany, Canada, Japan, India and China to serve a fast-growing global customer base. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.Cepton.com.
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