March 13 Intel Corp, which on Monday
announced the proposed $15.3 billion acquisition of Mobileye NV
, had invested in at least five startup companies
working on self-driving vehicle technologies.
Among the startups funded in part by Intel Capital, the
chipmaker's venture capital arm, are:
LISNR, a Cincinnati company specializing in high-frequency
data communications and connectivity.
Perrone Robotics, a Charlottesville, Virginia-based
developer of sensors, control systems and software.
Peloton Technology, a Silicon Valley startup in Mountain
View, California, focused on automating heavy-duty trucks.
ZMP, a Tokyo firm specializing in robotics and sensing
Chronocam, a Parisian company developing machine vision
sensors and systems.
(Reporting by Paul Lienert in Detroit; Editing by Richard