How Does LiDAR Remote Sensing Work?


This NEON Science video overviews what lidar or light detection and ranging is, how it works and what types of information it can provide. The video was produced by the National Ecological Observatory Network – a non-profit project devoted to open science and open data. Suggested citation for this video: National Ecological Observatory Network. November 6, 2014. How Does LiDAR Remote Sensing Work? Light Detection and Ranging [Video file]. Courtesy: Battelle.


The systems that currently drive robot cars cost upward of US$100,000 per vehicle – not counting the cost of the car itself.

Lower Cost LiDar Makers.

San Francisco-based Ouster has opened its website to begin selling a laser-based sensor system for self-driving cars to driverless vehicle makers and companies that supply them.
Cepton Technologies Inc. has introduced a new light detection and ranging (LiDAR) product targeted for next-generation autonomous vehicles.

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