The production process of ML-1 VCSEL light source in the semiconductor manufacturing process. SOS LAB, Korea’s LiDAR sensor startup company, disclosed the ML-1 at CES 2020. It not only explains the low cost and mass production potential of the chip-shaped LiDAR which is the core of autonomous driving but also showed its main features such as the ability to detect objects over long distances and high durability through the core technology. In April 2020 SOS LAB successfully secured a series A+ investment of a total of USD 8 Million, bringing the company’s total capital raised so far to USD 14 Million and it has unveiled its plans for the commercialization of LiDAR. (Photo: Business Wire)