Two of the more important industry events are taking place this week. The Transportation Research Board’s annual meeting kicks off in Washington, DC and the Consumer Electronics Show will draw well over 100,000 to Las Vegas.
What do these seemingly diverse events share in the form of disruptive technology? Autonomous vehicles that rely on lidar to support their navigation. Its incredible to see how far this technology has come and the pace at which it is accelerating.
As evidence of the interest in autonomous vehicles take a look at this cheat sheet for locating companies at CES. There are over 400 companies.No one could have predicted how important lidar technology would become.