We now expect to be ready to ship most LCOS products at the beginning of the 4th quarter, 2021.
Testing has taken a little longer than hoped for. We consider that good, actually, because it means were being thorough.
The big problem has been the on-going chip shortage. No doubt you’ve heard that a side effect of the pandemic has been the emergence of a serious shortage of electronics chips, especially the types of chips used by both the automotive and consumer product industries.
That has thrown numerous kinks into the hardware development and production process, lengthening our lead times and, in some cases, requiring last minute part substitutions.
That said, we’ve finalized the designs and we’re ramping up production this month as much as possible to be ready for October 2021!