Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

New Agreement to Support Advanced Computational Imaging Solutions for Smartphones

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Light, the leader in advanced computational imaging, and Xiaomi Corporation, an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core, today announced the signing of an agreement to jointly develop and market new imaging solutions for smartphones. The partnership will see Light bring together its advanced computational imaging technology with Xiaomi’s long history of innovation in building high-end smartphone devices, enabling the companies to bring to market multi-camera smart devices with DSLR-level capabilities.

“Xiaomi is one of the most innovative smartphone device manufacturers with an incredible pedigree, and we’re excited to enter this partnership with them,” said Dave Grannan, CEO and co-founder, Light. “Light’s computational imaging is forever changing the way our devices see the world, and we look forward to applying our pioneering multi-camera technology and empowering their devices with the imaging solutions of the future.”

“We are thrilled to partner with Light to leverage their advanced imaging solutions for our future devices,” said Zhu Dan, VP, smartphone division, GM of camera department, Xiaomi. “Xiaomi works tirelessly to remain at the forefront of smartphone innovation, and perfecting smartphone photography is a key focus for us. We are excited to work on devices using Light’s technology so our users can produce even more amazing photos.”

Light CEO Dave Grannan will be discussing the future of computational imaging in a keynote presentation at Mobile World Congress.

For more information on Light’s technology and partnership opportunities, please visit https://light.co/.

About Light

Light is forever changing how our devices see the world. Powered by sophisticated computational software and intelligent processing power, Light delivers high-quality, multi-camera imaging at cost-effective, global scale. Light’s first product, the award-winning L16 Camera, pushed the boundaries of computational imaging and eliminated the quality or convenience dilemma that has plagued photographers for a century. Light’s compact hardware and imaging software are licensed for use in applications like smartphones and beyond. To learn more about Light, visit light.co.

About Xiaomi Corporation

Xiaomi Corporation was founded in April 2010 and listed on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on 9 July, 2018 (1810.HK). Xiaomi is an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an IoT platform at its core. With the vision of being friends with its users and being the “coolest company” in the hearts of its users, Xiaomi is committed to continuous innovation, with an unwavering focus on quality and efficiency. The company relentlessly builds amazing products with honest prices to let everyone in the world enjoy a better life through innovative technology. Xiaomi is currently the world's fourth-largest smartphone brand, and has established the world's largest consumer IoT platform, with more than 132 million smart devices (excluding smartphones and laptops) connected to its platform. Currently, Xiaomi products are present in more than 80 countries and regions around the world and have a leading foothold in many markets.

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