VoxelSensors declares new appointments to its Board

August 28, 2023 – VoxelSensors, a supplier of 3D notion expertise for prolonged actuality (XR), has not too long ago introduced that it has appointed Tim Droz and Youssef Benmokhtar to its board of administrators. The corporate said that the strategic resolution to nominate the 2 seasoned trade leaders will assist to strengthen its administration group because it goals to develop within the XR market, notably within the USA and Asia.

In Could, VoxelSensors introduced EUR €5 million in Seed Funding, and these appointments at the moment are a part of the corporate’s efforts to gear up for the subsequent funding spherical.

Tim Droz (USA) joins the corporate as an impartial board of administrators member, whereas Youssef Benmokhtar (USA) joins the advisory board. VoxelSensors said that with huge expertise in semiconductors, 3D sensing, techniques structure, pure interplay, buyer engagement, and XR wearables, their experience will assist to facilitate additional development and world engagements for the corporate.

Together with his management expertise in shopper electronics, notion engineering, and govt administration, Droz joins VoxelSensors as an impartial Board member. With experience in augmented and digital actuality (AR/VR) techniques, 2D and 3D cameras, imaging and depth sensors, Droz has held senior technical administration positions at Meta Actuality Labs, Sony DepthSensing Options, and Canesta (acquired by Microsoft), the place he contributed considerably to the development of digicam and depth applied sciences, in response to VoxelSensors.

“I’m excited to affix the Board of VoxelSensors and contribute to the corporate’s exceptional journey of innovation and development,” stated Droz. “VoxelSensors’ dedication to pushing the boundaries of sensor expertise and depth subsystems aligns completely with my ardour for disruptive developments. I look ahead to collaborating carefully with the proficient group at VoxelSensors to drive the event of groundbreaking options and capitalize on the thrilling alternatives forward.”

Youssef Benmokhtar additionally joins VoxelSensors, as an Advisory Board member. Benmokhtar brings with him a wealth of expertise as a enterprise growth govt within the shopper electronics and cellular industries. At present serving because the CEO of GelSight, a US-based firm that makes a speciality of tactile sensing expertise, Benmokhtar has additionally held important positions as the previous SVP of Enterprise Growth at Magic Leap and DigitalOptics Company. VoxelSensors said that by leveraging his in depth experience, Benmokhtar will play a vital position in establishing useful connections with related clients and buyers inside the XR trade.

“Whereas at Magic Leap, we have been at all times searching for essentially the most superior 3D imaging applied sciences that may very well be built-in into our augmented actuality headset. Therefore, after I met the VoxelSensors group and so they confirmed me their distinctive expertise, I used to be blown away. Their expertise presents the acute low energy consumption, ultra-low latency which might be required to be built-in into AR gadgets,” stated Benmokhtar.

VoxelSensors famous that lowering system-level energy consumption is pivotal for XR to thrive. The corporate’s SPAES (Switching Pixels Energetic Occasion Sensor) is a novel 3D notion structure that addresses OEMs’ calls for for power-efficient and low-latency notion techniques by offering an environment friendly sequential 3D knowledge path that replaces power-hungry legacy frame-based visible pipelines. SPAES permits low energy, low latency spatial mapping, anchoring, segmentation, and pure interplay in XR, in response to the corporate.

“As a seasoned skilled within the 3D sensing trade, I understand a rising momentum and eager curiosity surrounding VoxelSensors’ elegant method to addressing the problem of delivering low energy with low latency for 3D notion,” said Andre Miodezky, President of VoxelSensors. “We’re actually honored by the distinctive people who’ve joined our firm on the journey to remodel the 3D notion trade.”

VoxelSensors shall be exhibiting at AWE Asia in Singapore this week, the place it’ll showcase its Andromeda (gen 1) Analysis Equipment at sales space #D3. For extra data on VoxelSensors, go to the corporate’s website, or contact sales@voxelsensors.com.

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Sam Sprigg

Sam is the Founder and Managing Editor of Auganix. With a background in analysis and report writing, he has been protecting XR trade information for the previous 5 years.

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