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WaveSense CTO to Present the State-of-the-Art in Autonomous Vehicle Navigation at AutoSens 2019 in Detroit

May 14, 2019

SOMERVILLE, Mass., May 14, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WaveSense, Inc., providing the safest and most reliable navigation for self-driving vehicles and assisted driving systems using ground-penetrating radar, will exhibit at AutoSens in Detroit with speaker participation on a panel featuring WaveSense Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder Byron Stanley. AutoSens, a leading and influential global summit on autonomous driving, takes place May 14 - 16 in Detroit at the Michigan Science Center.

Stanley will present “Autonomous Vehicle Navigation in Snow Using Ground Penetrating Radar” as part of the following panel:

Rapid Fire Mapping and Localization Session Toyota Engineering TheatreWednesday, May 15, 20194:35 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.Toyota Engineering Theatre

Byron Stanley, CTO and Co-Founder, WaveSense Ethan Sorrelgreen, Chief Product Officer, CARMERAAndrew Kouri, Chief Executive Officer, lvl5, Inc.Frans de Rooij, Regional Director Product Management, TomTom Autonomous DrivingXin Chen, Director of Engineering, HERE Technologies

Byron Stanley has been building robots and automating vehicles for more than two decades, including several vehicles that were deployed in Afghanistan for military use. As Principal Investigator (PI) of the MIT Lincoln Laboratory program that invented the core WaveSense technology, he led the development and testing of this novel radar system. He holds several technology patents and has won an “R&D 100” award as one of the top inventors worldwide. Stanley has engineering Master of Science and Bachelor of Science degrees from MIT.

WaveSense is accelerating the broad, safe and reliable deployment of self-driving vehicles. The company uses ultra-wide band radar technology originally developed for military use at MIT Lincoln Laboratory to create a map of the subsurface beneath the road from which self-driving cars can navigate. Vehicles using WaveSense are the safest and most reliable on the road and are unaffected by common but challenging road conditions like snow, heavy rain, fog or poor lane markings. WaveSense is currently conducting pilots with automotive OEMs, Tier 1s, and large self-driving technology companies who are looking to deploy WaveSense’s technology in assisted and autonomous driving products at scale.

Those interested in learning more about WaveSense, can visit www.wavesense.io or contact, Megan Kathman at Skyya (megan@skyya.com) to coordinate a meeting at the summit.

About WaveSense:

WaveSense is the first company in the world to offer self-driving vehicle navigation based on ground penetrating radar at commercial scale. Its mission is to enable self-driving vehicles to navigate any road safely, precisely and reliably in any condition. It is the worldwide exclusive licensee of IP generated at MIT Lincoln Laboratory while the technology was being developed for the military applications. WaveSense was founded in 2017 and is funded by Rhapsody Venture Partners, a Cambridge, MA-based venture fund focused on investing in and bringing to market breakthrough innovations in hard science and technology. WaveSense was named the Top Autonomous Driving Project at the 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, and received the “Best in Show” award from PlanetM, the mobility initiative of the Michigan Economic Development Corp. For more information please visit https://wavesense.io.

MEDIA CONTACT Susan Donahue Skyya for WaveSenseph: (646) 454-9378 susan.donahue@skyya.com