Category Archives: Autonomous vehicles

Riegl Lidar 2015

Lidar News will keep you informed of not only these events, but also the ASPRS IGTF annual meeting in Tampa, FL and AUVSI in Atlanta, GA. Continue reading

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Velodyne Wins Automotive Industry Award

We’re honored and delighted by the recognition, but even more, we greatly appreciate the depth and quality of Frost & Sullivan’s analysis of the VLP-16. Continue reading

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Scanning vs. Photography

Given the unique challenges of this project photography was the clear choice. Continue reading

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3,500 Miles – Autonomously

Delphi sees autonomous features, like pedestrian detection or vehicle-to-vehicle communication systems, as a way to drastically cut the number of traffic deaths worldwide. Continue reading

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Small UAS with Lidar

This platform integrates the industry’s only electro-stabilized LIDAR gimbal with thermal and high resolution cameras. Continue reading

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FAA Economic Analysis of UAS

This document was sent to me with a note that it was inadvertently published Continue reading

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UAVs and Photon Counting

And on that topic the breakout session on photo counting which included four papers was standing room only. Continue reading

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Postage Stamp Sized Lidar

Quanergy announced a lidar system for vehicles at an initial price of $2,500 (two 8-laser sensors at $1000 each and $500 for an Nvidia Tegra K1 based processing unit with artificial intelligence software). By 2018, they are expecting to have … Continue reading

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FAA Announces UAS Rules – Update

Update – Here is a link to the FAA Press Release. The FAA and Department of Transportation will hold a rare Sunday morning news conference to release the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the use of small unmanned aerial … Continue reading

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Lidar – Guided Driverless Pod

It’s closer than you think, thanks in part to the use of lidar to support the navigation. Continue reading

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