Jari Honkanen

Director, Product Engineering
MICROVISION

Laser beam scanning LiDAR: MEMS-driven 3D sensing automotive applications from the interior to the exterior

Abstract coming soon.


About the Speaker

Jari Honkanen is Director of Product Engineering at MicroVision. Jari is responsible for defining and developing new products and applications based on MicroVision's PicoP® scanning technology, a MEMS and Laser Beam Scanning display and sensing platform. Jari also works collaboratively with MicroVision’s licensees and OEMs and ODMs bringing products incorporating the company’s patented MEMS technology to market. During his fifteen year tenure at MicroVision, Jari has held various technical leadership positions, including heading software, electronics platform, and systems engineering teams, giving him a broad insight into the overall technology platform and its applications. Prior to working at MicroVision, Jari co-founded and led two startup companies, Odin TeleSystems Inc. and DspWorks, Inc. which focused on open telecommunications and video compression technologies. Jari holds a Master of Science degree in Technical Physics from Helsinki University of Technology and an MBA from Southern Methodist University. Jari is an IEEE Senior Member and has six issued patents and several patents pending in the area of MEMS Laser Beam Scanning and its applications.