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Cepton, Inc. (NASDAQ: CPTN) Reveals Use of Lidar Technology in Texas & Utah Traffic Initiative; Announces Hire of Luis Gonçalves as Director of Customer Programs

  • Cepton recently revealed that its lidar technology has been deployed to bolster traffic infrastructure in Texas and Utah
  • The announcement marks a continued trend, which has seen Cepton’s lidar solutions increasingly used to facilitate traffic management and smart city infrastructure – most recently announcing their multi-million contract with a leading U.S. tolling system operator
  • With the company seeing growing business opportunities, as well as being fully committed to executing its flagship lidar series production program by a Top 3 automotive OEM, Cepton has looked to take the next step in its journey with the addition of Luis Gonçalves to its Detroit team
  • Gonçalves will join as Director of Customer Programs and will be charged with helping Cepton bolster production volumes whilst simultaneously seeking to exploit new commercial opportunities

Lidar has firmly established its position within in-car technology, but in the city of Arlington, Texas, the technology solution may be on its way towards becoming part of the critical infrastructure on street level. Cepton (NASDAQ: CPTN), a Silicon Valley innovator and pioneer of high-performance MMT(TM) lidar solutions, recently revealed that its lidar technology had been used in a series of groundbreaking studies in Texas and Utah, designed to help improve traffic safety for all road users ( The deployment of lidar technology in Arlington and Irving, Texas as well as in Salt Lake City, Utah has been designed to enable operators to monitor pedestrians’ walking speeds, examine pedestrian and driver adherence to road safety regulations, as well as track ‘near misses’ for pedestrians and vehicles. Going forward, lidar could help city authorities tailor traffic signals to travelers’ needs, potentially allowing for the adjustment of signal timing in real time as well as potentially warning vehicles of potential unseen hazards ahead.

Dr. Jun Pei, CEO of Cepton commented on the deployment of Cepton’s Lidar solutions within the United States’ traffic infrastructure, “Pedestrian safety is essential to people-oriented transportation. We are thrilled that Cepton’s technology has been utilized in such ground-breaking studies and deployments…

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