PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 6, 2018--Metawave, a leading innovator in the next frontier of wireless technology that is disrupting self-driving vehicles, fixed wireless, and 5G networks, today announced the opening of its advanced development center in Carlsbad, California. The 15,000 square foot building is located blocks from the Pacific Ocean and close to train stations to allow the rapidly growing company to tap into the southern California pool of expertise in millimeter wave and RF circuit design. The center will bring engineers, and product development experts together to work on next generation long-range imaging radar and 5G wireless solutions. The new facility provides ample office and collaboration spaces, along with open bays to accommodate a vehicle test fleet.

“Metawave’s core technical team in Carlsbad and Palo Alto brings decades of experience in commercial and defense mm-wave applications,” said Metawave CEO Maha Achour, PhD. “Our new advanced development center enables us to accelerate development by bringing in local great talent and offering the team a true Silicon Valley style experience right in their own backyard. We designed this location to attract great people and accommodate work-life needs for employees who are passionate about solving challenges facing wireless sensing and communication industries without having to move to the Bay Area.”

Metawave is developing next generation long-range automotive radar sensors with imaging capabilities as well as antenna and front-end modules for fixed wireless and 5G Infrastructure. The company’s WARLORD TM radar sensor, powered by its AI and Deep Learning engine, provides autonomous vehicles with unique capabilities and unprecedented speed and intelligence; such ultra-fast object detection and classification, long-range reach, clear and wide-scale vision, and operation in all-weather and operating conditions is the only real solution for fully autonomous operation. In wireless communication, Metawave’s SABER TM module helps carriers offer low-cost gigabit speed data to consumers and allows infrastructure vendors to extend radio reach.

“The technologies behind autonomous driving and next generation wireless communications are as challenging and exciting as any in the past thirty years,” added Achour. “Metawave’s new development center offers unparalleled opportunity to talented people seeking great growth opportunities.”

Unique technology, talented employees and seasoned management have attracted significant VC interest. Metawave investors include Toyota AI Ventures, Denso, Hyundai, Khosla Ventures, Motus Ventures, Thyra Global, Autotech Venture, and Bold Capital. Visit our website to learn more about our technology – and be sure to check out our job listings.

About Metawave

Metawave is a wireless technology company that seeks to revolutionize the future of wireless communications and radar sensing. Leveraging adaptive metamaterials and AI, Metawave’s primary focus is to build intelligent beam-steering radar for autonomous driving. Changing the way automakers think about radar, Metawave is building high-performance radar capable of 4D point-cloud imaging, non-line of sight object detection, and vehicle-to-vehicle communication, making cars safer, smarter, and more connected. In parallel, Metawave is developing smart beam-steering antennas for fixed wireless and 5G cellular networks to provide faster networks and near-instant connectivity for billions of users. Founded in 2017, Metawave is located in Palo Alto and Carlsbad, California. Visit the Metawave website at  www.metawave.co, follow us on Twitter  @metawavecorp, on  Facebook, or contact us at  info@metawave.co.

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