Entries by Tony Chao

AEye, Global Leader In Active, High-Performance LiDAR Solutions, To Go Public Through Merger With CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III

AEye, Inc. (“AEye”), the global leader in active, high-performance LiDAR solutions, and CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III (Nasdaq: CFAC) (“CF III”), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald, today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. The combined company will be called AEye Holdings, Inc. and is expected to be publicly listed […]

Desktop Metal Completes Its Business Combination with Trine Acquisition Corp. as Trading Begins Today under the Ticker Symbol “DM”

Desktop Metal Completes Its Business Combination with Trine Acquisition Corp. as Trading Begins Today on the NYSE under the Ticker Symbol “DM” Desktop Metal and Trine Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TRNE), a special purpose acquisition company, today announced they have completed their business combination; the combined company begins trading on the NYSE under the ticker symbol […]

Continental Expands LiDAR Technology Portfolio by Investing in Robotic Vision and Sensing Pioneer AEye

Continental Expands LiDAR Technology Portfolio by Investing in Robotic Vision and Sensing Pioneer AEye Continental has signed an agreement for a minority investment in California-based LiDAR pioneer AEye Both companies are jointly developing a high-performance long-range LiDAR sensor based on AEye’s patented 1550nm agile architecture that utilizes a novel advanced micro MEMS technology Aim is […]

LightForce Orthodontics Raises $14M Series B To Correct Smiles With 3D Braces

LightForce Orthodontics secured a $14 million Series B round of funding to continue developing its customizable 3D-printed bracket system aka braces. Tyche Partners led the investment with follow-on investment from Matrix Partners and AM Ventures. Since its founding in 2015 by Dr. Alfred Griffin III, the Boston-based company has raised a total of $20.5 million. […]

Fuji Xerox of Fujifilm Group and Ripcord Accelerate DX by Establishing Joint Venture FUJIFILM RIPCORD

Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd., together with Ripcord — the world’s leading robotics and integrated SaaS digitization company based in California, U.S. — will establish a joint venture FUJIFILM RIPCORD this month in Japan. FUJIFILM RIPCORD will provide services that drive digital transformation (DX) in corporations and society, with aims to reach sales of over 30 […]

Ambiq Micro Achieves World-Leading Power Consumption Performance with TSMC 40ULP Technology

Ambiq Micro and TSMC (TWSE:2330, NYSE: TSM) today announced that Ambiq’s Apollo3 Blue wireless SoC, built on TSMC’s 40 nanometer ultra-low power (40ULP) process, has achieved world-leading power consumption performance. Leveraging both Ambiq’s Subthreshold Power Optimized Technology (SPOT™) platform and TSMC’s 40ULP low operating power (low-Vdd) technology, the Apollo3 Blue with TurboSPOT™ sets a new […]