NESS ZIONA, Israel--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The quad-camera vision system was chosen as one of the two leading technologies in the Autonomous Vehicles category
Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), an innovator in automotive vision systems, today announced that its QuadSight™ vision system was named a finalist in the Transportation & Logistics, Autonomous Vehicles category in the prestigious 2019 Edison Awards. The Edison Awards, named after Thomas Alva Edison, recognize and honor the world’s best in innovators and innovations. The Edison Awards will announce gold, silver and bronze award winners at the Edison Awards Gala held Thursday, April 4, 2019, in New York City.
Foresight’s quad-camera vision system was selected by a judging panel comprised of more than 3,000 professionals from the fields of product development, design, engineering, science, marketing and education, including professional organizations representing a wide variety of industries and disciplines.
The QuadSight™ quad-camera stereoscopic vision system offers unparalleled obstacle detection capabilities for autonomous vehicles. Through sensor fusion, QuadSight™ leverages reflected light from visible-light cameras with thermal energy captured by long-wave infrared cameras for robust object detection of any shape, form or material, in all weather and lighting conditions. By adapting field-proven security technology that has been deployed for almost two decades, QuadSight™ offers autonomous vehicles perception capabilities beyond those of human eyes and reduces the likelihood of accidents and injuries, no matter the weather or lighting conditions.
“It is a great honor for Foresight to be included among the impressive list of Edison Award finalists,” said Haim Siboni, CEO of Foresight. “QuadSight™ addresses the real world need for obstacle detection accuracy required to ensure autonomous vehicle safety. This prestigious recognition from the Edison Awards, after being named a 2019 CES Innovation Awards Honoree, further validates Foresight’s innovation and achievements in advancing vision systems for the automotive industry.”
Since 1987, the Edison Awards have recognized and honored some of the world’s most innovative new products, services and business. The Edison Awards symbolize the persistence and excellence personified by Thomas Edison, while also strengthening the human drive for innovation, creativity and ingenuity. The Edison Awards is a program conducted by Edison Universe. For more information about the Edison Awards, please visit www.edisonawards.com
For more information about Foresight and its wholly owned subsidiary, Foresight Automotive, please visit www.foresightauto.com, follow @ForesightAuto on Twitter, or join Foresight Automotive on LinkedIn.
Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (NASDAQ and TASE: FRSX), founded in 2015, is a technology company engaged in the design, development and commercialization of stereo/quad-camera vision systems for the automotive industry based on 3D video analysis, advanced algorithms for image processing and sensor fusion. The company, through its wholly owned subsidiary Foresight Automotive Ltd., develops advanced systems for accident prevention, which are designed to provide real-time information about the vehicle's surroundings while in motion. The systems are designed to improve driving safety by enabling highly accurate and reliable threat detection while ensuring the lowest rates of false alerts. The company’s systems are targeting the Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), semi-autonomous and autonomous vehicle markets. The company estimates that its systems will revolutionize automotive safety by providing an automotive grade, cost-effective platform, and advanced technology.
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