Valeo’s SCALA 3 LiDAR Triumphs

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Valeo has once again distinguished itself in the automotive industry, securing its 17th Automotive News PACE Award for the SCALA™ 3 LiDAR technology at a recent ceremony. This recognition highlights the company’s commitment to innovation, particularly in advanced driver-assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous driving technologies. The SCALA™ 3 LiDAR, a cornerstone in Valeo’s technology suite, plays a pivotal role in enhancing automotive safety and operational efficiency, propelling the move towards software-defined vehicles.

Key Highlights:

  • 17th PACE Award for Valeo: Demonstrating a long-standing tradition of excellence.
  • Advanced Features of SCALA™ 3: High-resolution LiDAR sensor enhances perception across diverse conditions.
  • Implications for Autonomous Driving: Enables up to Level 3 autonomy in passenger vehicles and Level 4 in robotaxis.
  • Operational Efficiency: Effective at speeds up to 80 mph (130 km/h) on highways.

Valeo’s President for North America, Jeffrey Shay, emphasized the importance of their technologies in the evolving automotive landscape. “We’re committed to helping our customers succeed by providing the most innovative products available,” Shay remarked. He further noted the role of Valeo’s advanced software in driving the industry towards new heights of vehicle autonomy and collaboration.

The SCALA™ 3 system is noted for its robust, automotive-grade LiDAR sensor that significantly improves vehicle perception capabilities, ensuring performance in various environmental conditions. The technology adheres to stringent quality and safety standards, which is critical for gaining consumer trust and regulatory approval.

This system not only supports autonomous driving but also enriches the driving experience by extending the operational range of ADAS features. This is a vital step in achieving higher levels of vehicle autonomy, such as Level 3 for general passenger use and Level 4 for specialized applications like robotaxis.

Valeo’s ongoing innovation in the field of autonomous and connected vehicles positions it as a leader in the automotive supply industry, reinforcing its role in shaping the future of mobility. As the industry continues to evolve, Valeo’s contributions are set to play a significant part in defining the next generation of automotive technology.

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