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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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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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DARPA Robotics Challenge

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

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EMAPS Mobile LiDAR

EMAPS is a new backpack mobile LiDAR developed at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Lab. Continue reading

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A New 3D World

One of the comments that I saw wondered about where all this new technology would take us over the next 5 to 10 years. Continue reading

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Follow On to the Ford Fusion LiDAR Research Vehicle

Reminds me of when General Motors positioned OnStar as a call in center, rather than a GPS navigation offering. Continue reading

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How LiDAR is Tranforming the World

It’s always interesting to read an article by someone outside of our industry as they are not drinking the Kool Aid like the rest of us. Continue reading

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Wildcat Relies on LiDAR to Navigate

The robot is being designed to run fast on all types of terrain making use of LiDAR and vision systems to know what to expect. Continue reading

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