Category Archives: Autonomous vehicles

Quanergy Systems Funded for Lidar

They were founded in 2012 and are headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. They are a silicon valley start-up with serious investors that include Mercedes- Benz and Hyundai. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Used to Park Cars

Remote Valet Parking Assistant allows its latest research vehicle to park itself fully automatically Continue reading

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Lidar Tested at Space Station

The advantage of the LIRIS approach is that it scans objects and gathers information about them without a dedicated communications link or hardware installed on the targets. Continue reading

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DARPA Robotics Challenge

The DARPA autonomous vehicle challenge was where Velodyne got its start in developing lidar sensors. Continue reading

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Proposed FAA UAS Regs

The new rules will also limit flights to the pilot’s line of sight and altitude to 400-feet. Continue reading

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Semiautonomous Vehicles – What is Reality?

This is a very well written article on the automotive technology that is likely to become available over the next five years. Continue reading

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IED Robot Gets New Lidar

The Talon is a robot used by the military to search for improvised explosive devices or IEDs. In a recent press release the developer announced that they had upgraded their system to make use of the recently announced Lidar Puck … Continue reading

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Self Driving Cars and Lidar

Fox Business News interviewed Velodyne on national TV today regarding self-driving cars and Velodyne’s new LiDAR Puck. Continue reading

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Laser Scan From Multirotor Platform

This may be one of the first scans from a from a multicopters drone. Continue reading

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eNewsletter Now Available

The latest LiDAR News eNewsletter is now available – http://www.lidarnews.com/newsletter/Vol4No10.htm Snoopy’s New Platform; Point Cloud Fabric; Stickier Presentations; Processing LiDAR Data; Learn Mobile LiDAR

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