Category Archives: Autonomous vehicles

Here Matters

It looks like the big 3 German car companies are in the process of acquiring Nokia’s Here mapping service and as you can see in the adjacent photo that includes the use of lidar – derived imagery. As reported in … Continue reading

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3D Printed Cars

3D printed cars are going to get a lot of people’s attention, especially in Detroit. Continue reading

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Google’s Self-Driving Car

Fully autonomous driving has always been the goal of our project, because we think this could improve road safety and help lots of people who can’t drive Continue reading

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Lidar – Guided UAVs

Seven small lasers on board a Riser beam 40,000 pulses of infra-red light a second into the aircraft’s surroundings. Continue reading

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RiCopter UAV in Action

ArcTron 3D GmbH, renowned in cultural heritage and archeology, worked together with RIEGL on a unique research project. Continue reading

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Lidar Helps Blind Driver ‘See’

a blind driver was to independently drive the vehicle down the main straightaway, onto the road course. Continue reading

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Autonomous UAV

Taking 3D scans of its surroundings, the drone can process that data fast enough to navigate in real time, without hitting objects. Continue reading

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The Advantages of a UAV

His method has showed that the UAV cameras can be used for increasing point densities of the laser scanning measurements. Continue reading

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Driverless Trucks

The lidar has the added advantage of not only being able to determine an obstacle ahead, but also a wider field of “view” Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Vacuum

the new Botvacs use laser scanning to map a room’s floor plan and then determine the most efficient route to take for cleaning. Continue reading

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