Vayyar is a global leader in 4D radar imaging technology, providing highly advanced sensors to a wide variety of industries and the first to close the gap between the robustness of radars and the resolution of LiDAR.
Vayyar started with a vision of developing a more effective way of screening for early-stage breast cancer using radio frequency technology.
Vayyar was founded in 2011 by Raviv Melamed, Miri Ratner and Naftali Chayat. The company is headquartered in Israel, with offices in the US, Japan, China and Sweden.
Vayyar initially developed its sensor technology to provide an alternative means of screening for early-stage breast cancer. Vayyar later expanded its “radar-on-chip” technology from healthtech to a number of other sectors, including automotive, senior care, retail, smart home and commercial property.
Vayyar sells Vayyar Care, a fall detection system for monitoring people at higher risk of tripping and falling in bedrooms, bathrooms and other living spaces. In the automotive industry, Vayyar offers solutions for collision warnings, parking assistance, adaptive cruise control, seatbelt detection and automatic breaking.
Vayyar also provides a handheld sensor called Walabot for detecting leaky pipes behind walls. The company forged partnerships with Alexa Together, Piaggio Group, HCH Ventures, among others.
Vayyar is backed by Koch Disruptive Technologies, Bessemer Venture Partners, Walden Riverwood Ventures, Battery Ventures, Atreides Management, GLy Capital Management, ITI Venture Capital Partners, More VC, ClalTech, and others. The company raised $108M in Series E round on Jun 06, 2022. This brings Vayyar's total funding to $296M to date. The latest round mints Vayyar a unicorn with a valuation of over $1B post-money.