Keyword: Lidar

Application Briefs: Photonics/Optics
An expert compares Frequency Modulated Continuous Wave (FMCW) LiDAR systems with Time of Flight tech.
Application Briefs: Unmanned Systems
Learn the internal functioning of an AI processor that pulls from a variety of sensors, including radar, lidar, sonar, and cameras.
Briefs: Semiconductors & ICs
Columbia researchers are reducing both the size and the power consumption of a visible-spectrum phase modulator, from one millimeter to 10 microns.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
Mechanical control and modulation of light on a silicon chip could enhance LiDAR.
Briefs: Transportation
A silicon chip provides a low-cost solution to help machines see the world clearly.
Briefs: Transportation
The system could one day replace LiDAR and cameras in automated manufacturing, biomedical imaging, and autonomous driving.
Briefs: Automotive
The LiDAR-based system could “see through” objects to warn of potential hazards without distracting the driver.
Briefs: Robotics, Automation & Control
This compact beam steering technology has applications in autonomous navigation, AR, and neuroscience.
Technology Leaders: Imaging
Learn about light-field candidates like camera arrays, plenoptic cameras, active cameras with depth sensor, and the newly developed focal-stack camera.
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.
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
This system provides low-cost, reliable 3D LiDAR images in nearly any lighting condition.
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.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
University of Colorado researchers have described a new silicon chip that improves the resolution and scanning speed needed for a lidar system.
Briefs: Imaging
This technique offers enhanced resolution and improved system reliability for mapping and obstacle recognition and navigation for vehicles.
Articles: Photonics/Optics
In-line testing of certain LEDs, using nanosecond pulses, will become more and more relevant with time-of-flight applications.
Briefs: Motion Control
This program provides a relative navigation capability for spacecraft, remotely operated terrestrial vehicles, and machine vision.
Briefs: Imaging
Landers to small bodies such as comets and asteroids can use this program to estimate the terrain richness of the previously unmapped small body.
Briefs: Imaging
Special light sources and sensors see around corners or through gauzy filters, enabling reconstruction of the shapes of unseen objects.
Application Briefs: Data Acquisition
Anand Gopalan, CEO of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., discusses lidar software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles
Briefs: Photonics/Optics
The system provides three-dimensional imagery of potential threats at closer ranges.
Briefs: Automotive
A system senses tiny changes in shadows on the ground to determine if there’s a moving object coming around the corner.
Articles: Test & Measurement
Briefs: Energy

NASA Langley Research Center developed a wind event warning technology that provides a practical early warning system (5-10 minutes) for a severe change in the wind vector. Events such as gusts, shear, microbursts,...

Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics

Scientists of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and École Poly-technique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) have reported that they achieved the fastest distance measurement attained so...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition

Autonomous vehicles relying on light-based image sensors often struggle to see through blinding conditions such as fog. Sub-terahertz wavelengths, which are between microwave...

Application Briefs: Automotive

Real-time 3D lidar is poised to be the third leg of the trifecta of sensor technologies enabling both advanced driver-assistance (ADAS) and autonomous vehicles. The other two pieces are cameras and radar. David Hall,...

Briefs: Data Acquisition

With the aim of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars...