Entries by René Kunkel

Blickfeld nominated for the EIT Digital Challenge 2018

The EIT Digital Challenge aims to identify the best digital deep tech innovations – complex disruptive solutions that are built around unique and differentiated scientific or technological advances and fuel the digital transformation. The 25 finalists come from 11 different European countries and were selected out of 200 applications. The finalists will compete in the […]

Blickfeld wins prestigious BMVI Pitch

At the 3rd BMVI Startup Pitch on July 5, 2018, Federal Transport Minister Andreas Scheuer honored innovative business ideas for mobility 4.0. Previously, Blickfeld and the other 19 finalists had the opportunity to present their ideas and business models to a top-class jury at the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure. For more details […]

LiDAR – Technological key for environment perception?

“Yes, it definitely is” says Florian Petit, tech-savvy founder of Blickfeld. “Light detection and ranging” a.k.a. LiDAR presents the latest possibility and most promising technology set to revolutionize many perception needs of the next generation of intelligent machines – with focus on the automotive industry as well as many other sub-segments around the Internet of […]

Blickfeld wins 1st prize at mobility fair Hypermotion and goes SXSW

Blickfeld was honored to be invited to present its technology and business solution for mobility at the Hypermotion fair on Tuesday at Messe Frankfurt. The day started with talks on autonomous driving and connected mobility along with many companies exhibiting their products for mobility, smart cities and intelligent infrastructure such as BVG and Metrilus. The […]

Blickfeld raises $4.25 million in a seed funding round

We are thrilled to anounce a $4.25 million (€3.6 million) financing round in order to speed up the development of our low-cost, high-performance solid-state LiDAR system. Munich – October 2017. Blickfeld has developed and demonstrated a unique light detection and ranging (LiDAR) technology that is solely based on commercial off-the-shelf and silicon components. It can […]

Winner CarIT Startup Factory

We are happy to announce that we are the winner of the CarIT Startup Factory contest. The semi-final phase for the carIT Startup Factory 2017 powered by Cisco is over and the winners have been determined: Blickfeld and MotionTag convinced the carIT jury with their solutions.

Blickfeld reaches important technical milestone

Blickfeld product development is happy to announce the successful completion of an important milestone. The industry is demanding a powerful small-sized scanning LiDAR which will make autonomous driving possible. Blickfeld’s sensor will provide exceptional performance and a rugged automotive product in a small form factor. For achieving this, the focus was put on further miniaturization […]