LeddarTech's LeddarOne Sensor Includes ElectriPlast
EVANSVILLE, Ind., March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Integral Technologies, Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) ("Integral"), an emerging light-weighting leader and its wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp., today announces that LeddarTech, owner of the patented Leddar™ optical detection technology, includes ElectriPlast material to produce lens barrels in its latest release of its LeddarOne Sensing Module, a compact and low-cost lidar that provides valuable presence detection and distance measurement capabilities to a wide range of finished products.
This single-element sensing module is particularly suitable for applications such as level sensing, drone altimetry, security and surveillance and proximity detection, just to name a few. The LeddarOne's focused, yet conic beam offers excellent overall range and performance.
"We are delighted that ElectriPlast was selected as the light-weight material molded to produce lens barrels for the cutting-edge LeddarOne," says Doug Bathauer, President and CEO, Integral Technologies. "Committed to discovering and developing lightweight and conductive alternatives to metal, our ElectriPlast conductive resin materials feature the ruggedness and conductive properties of metal with the advantages of plastic. Our ElectriPlast materials are lighter, moldable, and lower cost, with the patented technology to create solutions for various industries30 while ensuring high performance and the latest technology."
"Leading edge sensing applications, such as the use of the LeddarOne as an altimeter for drones, require the sensors to be optimized in key areas such as weight, cost, and robustness. The lens barrels produced by ElectriPlast contribute to meeting these stringent requirements," adds Pierre Olivier, VP R&D at LeddarTech.
About Integral Technologies, Inc.
Integral Technologies Inc. (OTC-BB: ITKG) and wholly owned subsidiary ElectriPlast Corp, engage in the discovery, development, and commercialization of electrically conductive hybrid plastics used primarily as raw materials in the production of industrial, commercial and consumer products and services worldwide. Its core material, ElectriPlast®, is a non-corrosive, electrically conductive resin-based material whose properties allow it to be molded into any of the infinite shapes and sizes associated with plastics, rubbers and other polymers while reducing component weight by 40 to 60%. Integral is a leader in conductive hybrid plastics with a broad Intellectual Property portfolio referencing its ElectriPlast technology. Applications for ElectriPlast include: Shielding Wire, Power Electronics, Connectors, and Cables; Shielding, Conduction, Batteries, Semiconductors, Heated Elements, Sensors, Antennas, Medical Devices, Consumer Electronics and Acoustics, Fuses, Capacitors, Resistors, RFID, Bus bars and Terminals.
About LeddarTech (www.leddartech.com)
Founded in 2007 as a successful spin-off of Canada's leading optics and photonics research institute, LeddarTech® is the world's only supplier of advanced detection and ranging systems based on patented, leading-edge sensing technology that performs time-of-flight measurement using pulses from infrared light processed through innovative algorithms, detecting a wide range of objects in various environmental conditions. Leddar® technology is highly adaptable, serves multiple markets and comes in different formats, providing brand owners and OEMs with a solution that meets their needs while ensuring quick and simple integration.
LeddarTech and Leddar are trademarks or registered trademarks of LeddarTech Inc.
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