Ouster

With lidar companies Ouster and Velodyne officially merged, CEO Angus Pacala has identified the next phase of growth. And it’s not self-driving cars or even advanced driver assistance systems. It’s smart…

Fresh off its merger, Ouster-Velodyne make a bet on smart infrastructure

Ouster and Velodyne, two lidar companies, have agreed to a merger in an all-stock transaction, the companies said Monday. Both Ouster and Velodyne will maintain a 50% stake in the…

Ouster and Velodyne agree to merger, signaling consolidation in lidar industry

There are plenty of autonomous driving vehicles testing on the roads of Shenzhen today: Pony.ai, Baidu, DeepRoute, AutoX, you name it. But these vehicles are not really the unmanned vehicles…

Real driverless cars are now legal in Shenzhen, China’s tech hub

Ouster, a lidar company that went public this year via a SPAC merger, said it would acquire solid-state lidar startup Sense Photonics in an all-stock deal that was valued at…

Lidar developer Ouster agrees to buy Sense Photonics as it takes aim at the auto industry

Lidar startup Ouster has spent the past several years expanding and improving its line of sensors as it jostles for a piece of the crowded and competitive market place. Now,…

Lidar startup Ouster raises $42M in push to grow sales, diversify products

Postmates’ cooler-inspired autonomous delivery robot, which will roll out commercially in Los Angeles later this year, will rely on lidar sensors from Ouster, a burgeoning two-year-old startup that recently raised…

Postmates’ self-driving delivery rover will see with Ouster’s lidar

Ouster has raised $60 million as the San Francisco-based lidar startup opens a new facility that will have the capacity to assemble and ship several thousand sensors a month by…

Lidar startup Ouster raises $60 million in production run-up

Welcome back to the TechCrunch transportation newsletter; I’m your host Kirsten Korosec, senior transportation reporter at TechCrunch. This is the fifth edition of our newsletter and we love the reader…

Waymo unleashes laser bear, Bird spreads its wings, Lyft tightens its belt

Waymo, the Google self-driving project that spun out to become a business under Alphabet, will start selling its custom LiDAR sensors — the technology that was at the heart of…

Waymo to start selling standalone LiDAR sensors

Angus Pacala has had a lifelong passion for autonomous cars going all the way back to high school. A little more than a decade ago, he followed the launch of…

LiDAR autonomous sensor startup Ouster announces $27M Series A led by auto powerhouse Cox Enterprises