About Our Automotive Lidar Company

MicroVision is a pioneer in MEMS-based laser beam scanning technology—integrating optics, hardware, algorithms, and machine learning software into proprietary systems—addressing existing and emerging markets. Our integrated approach provides solutions for automotive lidar sensors, augmented reality microdisplay engines, interactive display modules, and consumer lidar components.

Headquartered in Redmond, Washington, MicroVision is part of the community of high-tech leaders in the Greater Seattle Area. With deep Northwest roots that go back to laboratories at the University of Washington, we partner with companies worldwide to bring revolutionary products to market.

A history of technology innovations

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1996

NASDAQ Listed

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1998

U.S. Military contract

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2011

Start of lidar
R & D

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2014

Sony licenses 3rd Generation display module

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2019

HoloLens 2 MEMS micro-display

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2020

1st Generation lidar-enabled Class 1 interactive display

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2021

Long-Range lidar sensor unveiled at IAA

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2022 Goals

Complete testing, product ready for partnering

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2025+ Goal

Solution productized

Core technology solutions developed and delivered to global tech giants and the U.S. Military.