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PARC Spinout Metawave Adds A.I. to Metamaterials for Autonomous Cars

A serial entrepreneur in the field of metamaterials is building a new company to develop the technology for use in autonomous vehicles and wireless communications.


Maha Achour co-founded Metawave early this year, spinning the company out of the storied PARClaboratories, a unit of Xerox, in Palo Alto, CA, with an exclusive license to commercialize metamaterials radar and antennas in two huge potential applications. In April, the company closed a “substantially large” seed funding round, says CEO Achour, declining to specify the amount, from investors including Khosla Ventures, Motus Ventures, Thyra Global Management, SAIC Motor, and Autotech Ventures.


Read the full article at Xconomy


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