Category Archives: Autonomous vehicles

Lidar Not Needed on Driverless Cars

Once the lidar reference map is derived, only a single forward looking monocular camera is needed to use the localization framework. Continue reading

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Low Cost 3D Nav for Vehicles

Wolcott’s system uses the same approach, with one crucial difference—his software converts the map data into a three-dimensional picture much like a video game. Continue reading

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Novel Indoor Mapping System

By solving the scanner localization from the point cloud data, the scanner can operate without navigation systems. Continue reading

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Open ROV

They are not scanning, but they are using laser light to measure distances. Continue reading

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Lidar Guided Self Driving Car

The car or truck, comprehensive with headlights, a redesigned LIDAR method and a new paint job Continue reading

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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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