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LiDAR pioneer Blickfeld wins Germany’s highest endowed start-up prize against 1,200 participants

The jury, led by German Silicon Valley legend Andreas von Bechtolsheim, honors Munich-based start-up company in “Start me up!”, a contest for new founders Munich. Blickfeld, a leading provider of solid-state LiDAR technology, has been awarded 100,000 Euro for achieving first place in the “Start me up!” contest, which is organized by the business magazine […]

LiDAR for everyone – MEMS mirrors enable LiDAR sensors for the mass market

In the past, LiDAR systems struggled with a number of problems:  they were lacking in efficiency and robustness for use in the automotive industry. An even bigger problem was the cost of a LiDAR system: The sensors were far too expensive for the automotive mass market. Blickfeld tackles this problem. The Munich-based start-up’s technology relies […]

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Blickfeld and Koito explore advanced technologies for the development of LiDAR that can be fully integrated into headlight

Munich, Germany and Tokyo, Japan. Blickfeld, a leading provider of solid-state LiDAR technology, and Koito Manufacturing, the leading global tier-one supplier of exterior automotive lighting, announced today that they will explore technologies to develop a LiDAR sensor that can be fully integrated into a headlight. The integration of Blickfeld’s LiDAR into Koito headlamps will enable […]

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Blickfeld is among the 10 Winners of the European Startup Prize for Mobility

The second European Startup Prize for Mobility (EUSP) has revealed the 10 winning companies in its 2019 awards that are creating a new transport landscape for European travellers. Companies that received the prize in the presence of awards sponsor Prince Albert of Monaco ranged from e-cargo bike manufacturers to autonomous vehicle technology providers. The EUSP […]

Airbus, Celonis and Blickfeld won the German Innovation Award

Blickfeld wins the German Innovation Award 2019

The Munich-based LiDAR company Blickfeld has been awarded the German Innovation Award in the startup category. The jury rated the level of innovation and market opportunities of the new technology as major plus points. The Munich-based LiDAR company took home the prize in the startup category. Blickfeld impressed the jury with its novel laser scanner technology […]

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CES 2019 – All autonomous everything

LiDAR start-up Blickfeld increases seed funding to $ 10 million

Munich. The Munich-based LiDAR start-up Blickfeld has increased its seed funding to $ 10 million. All existing investors Fluxunit – OSRAM Ventures, High-Tech Gründerfonds, Tengelmann Ventures, and Unternehmertum Venture Capital Partners participated in the round. The new financial resources will be used for the first series production and to further strengthen the team. Blickfeld develops and […]

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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 […]

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Blickfeld is the winner of this year’s DAHO.AM start-up competition

“You made it. You fought. You convinced. You deserve it.” Those words are written on the DAHO.AM start-up challenge’s winner certificate. And we are beyond proud to have them hanging in our office.

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 […]

Autonomous Traffic & Logistics Innovation Award 2018

Blickfeld is the winner of the Autonomous Traffic & Logistics Innovation Award 2018! In the run-up to the conference, 15 international start-ups with the most promising solutions in the field of autonomous transport and logistics were selected by a top-class jury. On the day of the event, they presented their products and services to the […]

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 […]

Blickfeld at the Munich Techdays 2017

On Friday the 23rd of June the old „Werksgelände“ near Munich Ostbahnhof will become a hotspot for founders, entrepreneurs and creatives. The focus will be on the following topics: IoT Smart Factory (Industry 4.0) Mobility Cyber Security Insure Tech Blickfeld with its unique LiDAR Sensor solution adresses the space of IOT and Mobility and offers […]