JERUSALEM, Nov 6 (Reuters) -
* Israeli chip maker TowerJazz said on Tuesday it won a contract to supply chips to Canadian Lidar maker LeddarTech.
* Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
* LeddarTech’s lidar products enable active safety systems and semi-autonomous capabilities in vehicles, paving the way toward fully autonomous driving.
* Lidar (light detection and ranging) is a detection system which works on the principle of radar but uses light from a laser and is considered important for autonomous driving due to its high resolution at long distances. (Reporting by Steven Scheer; Editing by Tova Cohen)