Tag Archives: Radar

Velocity Sensitive Lidar

Blackmore Sensors and Analytics, based in (that high tech hotbed of fly fishing) Bozeman, MT has just received $18 million in series B financing to scale their frequency-modulated continuous wave (FMCW) lidar and just as importantly the artificial perception software … Continue reading

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Elon Musk Defends Radar

In the face of mounting pressure, Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has revealed they are already working to improve the Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system. The technology currently relies on cameras and radar to operate the car, in the right conditions, … Continue reading

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Lidar Needed for Autonomous Vehicles

Last week a person was killed while using the Tesla autopilot system. Elon Musk has taken the position that lidar is not required for autonomous driving, but this article in Forbes questions that belief. From the article: “The more fundamental … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Soli

Well it’s radar, not lidar, but it’s still 3D and the potential for this technology is pretty amazing. Google has invented a device that can track the smallest movements of the hand – see the video below using electronics that … Continue reading

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Lidar, Radar and Sonar

Radar, sonar and lidar can determine an object’s distance, or range. For that measurement, time plays an important role. Continue reading

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