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Flight Planning for Lidar-Based UAS Mapping

Abstract: In the last two decades, unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) were successfully used in different environments for diverse applications like territorial mapping, heritage 3D documentation, as built surveys, construction monitoring, solar panel placement and assessment, road inspections, etc. These applications … Continue reading

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UAS Lidar is not Difficult – A Rebuttal From GeoCue

This post from friend and colleague Lewis Graham, President and CTO of GeoCue Corporation is in rebuttal to a post of mine about upgrading from a camera to a UAS lidar system. ##### My friend and colleague Dr. Gene Roe … Continue reading

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Quanergy is Facing a Number of Challenges

In this extensive article by Bloomberg entitled, How a Billion – Dollar Autonomous Vehicle Start-up Lost its Way, the authors present a case that Quanergy is experiencing problems with its manufacturing, ability to retain key people and overall focus. This is … Continue reading

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Automation as a Continuum

This is a very interesting article and video interview with the CEO of Quanergy, Dr. Louay Eldada who believes automated vehicles will require video, radar and lidar operating at different wavelengths to provide a complete picture of the environment with … Continue reading

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New Solid State Lidar Sensor

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR sensors and smart sensing solutions, continues to revolutionize the LiDAR sensor space with the development of the all-new S3-Qi, a miniature solid state LiDAR sensor that is 15% the size of the … Continue reading

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Benefits of the Consumerization of Lidar?

For those of us who observed the consumerization of GPS, largely as a result of car navigation apps, we have seen this movie before. The only difference is that we are substituting lidar for GPS or GNSS. Of possible interest … Continue reading

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Lidar for Self-Driving Cars

This is a good overview of the challenges facing companies like Velodyne that are hoping to move from the expensive ($75k) early adopter car mapping and navigation market to be a tier one parts supplier to the automotive industry. That … Continue reading

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First Solid State Lidar

Quanergy Systems, Inc. will introduce in early 2016 the world’s first solid state LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensor for self-driving cars for less than $1,000 per car, it was announced today at the Los Angeles Auto Show’s Connected Car … Continue reading

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Low Cost, Solid-State Lidar

Delphi Automotive Systems, working with a Silicon Valley startup, Quanergy says it plans to bring a new, solid-state lidar system for self-driving cars to market for less than $1,000 per car. Current lidar systems use individual laser emitters and receiver … Continue reading

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Consumer Lidar Investment

Delphi has also made a strategic investment in 3D LiDAR sensing company, Quanergy. Quanergy is a privately-held, Silicon-Valley-based technology company developing smart sensing solutions for real-time 3D mapping and object detection, tracking, and classification. It said those two strategic moves … Continue reading

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