Guardian Optical Technologies raises $3.1 million for its in-car computer vision sensor

Guardian Optical Technologies, a computer vision startup based in Tel Aviv, Israel, today announced a $3.1 million funding round led by the Toyota-backed Mirai Creation Fund, Goldbell Investments, and Translink Capital. Using camera technology that can detect motion as faint a micrometer, it aims to develop an in-car platform that improves passenger safety.

Guardian Optical Technologies Raises $5.1 M to Accelerate Development of Breakthrough Sensor Technology for “Passenger-Aware” Cars

Guardian Optical Technologies today announced the launch of breakthrough, patent-pending sensor technology for automobile manufacturers, supported by $5.1 million in Series A funding from Maniv Mobility and Mirai Creation Fund. The company will use the funding to accelerate and expand the technological development of its new stand-alone automatic system, built from the ground up to work with automotive hardware and software. Combining video image recognition (2D), depth-mapping (3D), and micro- to macro-motion detection, the solution enables car makers to produce safer, more convenient “passenger-aware” cars.