International automotive supplierContinental (Hanover, Germany) has acquired automotive "surround view" system developer ASL Vision (Lewes, UK) for an undisclosed amount.
In the future, Continental will work on, and further develop, intelligent surround view systems with features such as free-space and object recognition, as well as reading curb edges for highly precise parking.
At its headquarters in Lewes, England -- as well at its German site in Kronach, Bavaria -- ASL Vision has a total of 53 employees, primarily engineers, who specialize in the areas of software, algorithms, image processing and hardware.
All the employees will join Continental, and the company is planning to add further engineers both in England and Germany.
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