Keyword: Lidar

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Briefs: Data Acquisition
An Accurate, Low-Cost Tool for Forest Measurement
Researchers have developed an algorithm, which gives an accurate measurement of tree diameter, an important measurement used by scientists to monitor forest health and levels of carbon sequestration.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Research reveals that expertly timed lasers shined at an approaching LIDAR system can create a blind spot in front of the vehicle.
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Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
This technology will pave the way for new applications of integrated semiconductor lasers in LiDAR.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Traditional time-of-flight LiDAR has many drawbacks that make it difficult to use in many 3D vision applications.
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Briefs: Green Design & Manufacturing
The design produces a compact, efficient, long-lifetime laser transmitter as needed for use in space, while also having potential applications as an airborne or ground-based wind measurement tool.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Bulky, heavy LiDAR systems in self-driving cars could be replaced with a single chip.
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Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
An expert compares Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems with Time of Flight tech.
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Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
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Briefs: AR/AI
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
Mechanical control and modulation of light on a silicon chip could enhance LiDAR.
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Briefs: Automotive
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
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Briefs: Manufacturing & Prototyping
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
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Briefs: Transportation
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
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Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
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Technology Leaders: Photonics/Optics
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
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Application Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
While ADAS has improved freeway and high-speed driving, the basic need for collision mitigation with pedestrians and bicyclists has mostly remained unaddressed.
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Briefs: Test & Measurement
This system provides low-cost, reliable 3D LiDAR images in nearly any lighting condition.
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Articles: Manufacturing & Prototyping
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Articles: Photonics/Optics
See what kinds of applications are possible when you can literally see light propagating through space.
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Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
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Briefs: Imaging
This technique offers enhanced resolution and improved system reliability for mapping and obstacle recognition and navigation for vehicles.
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Articles: Test & Measurement
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
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Briefs: Imaging
This program provides a relative navigation capability for spacecraft, remotely operated terrestrial vehicles, and machine vision.
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Briefs: Software
Landers to small bodies such as comets and asteroids can use this program to estimate the terrain richness of the previously unmapped small body.
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Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Special light sources and sensors see around corners or through gauzy filters, enabling reconstruction of the shapes of unseen objects.
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Application Briefs: Software
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
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Briefs: Imaging
The system provides three-dimensional imagery of potential threats at closer ranges.
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Briefs: Photonics/Optics
A system senses tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine if there’s a moving object coming around the corner.
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