Demystifying LiDAR – An overview of LiDAR technology, its types, and key applications
LiDAR is the latest buzzword in the world of autonomous vehicles, but how exactly does the technology work? How many types are there? Why use LiDAR instead of any other sensor?
August 19, 2020
It won’t work without LiDAR!
Since Elon Musk claimed that LiDAR is not needed for autonomous driving, there has been a very lively discussion in the industry. Will it work without LiDARs? Are cameras enough to safely bring autonomous driving onto the streets?
July 14, 2020
The next step in autonomous driving
Cars can already park themselves today – but what comes next? Automated highway driving or the possibility of taking a nap at the wheel? What does German legislation look like and what do the users want?
July 1, 2020
Sensor fusion – key components for autonomous driving
For vehicles to be able to drive autonomously, they must perceive their surroundings with the help of sensors: An overview of camera, radar, ultrasonic and LiDAR sensors.
June 17, 2020
Five levels to autonomy
The development stages up to the autonomous vehicle are divided into five levels. What does this classification look like and how are the individual levels characterized?
June 3, 2020
LiDAR in fleet management
The fleet management of car rental companies becomes more efficient with a smart infrastructure: LiDAR sensors enable remote control of vehicles and smart parking.
May 26, 2020
LiDAR in agriculture
LiDAR can help agriculture increase yields and use land more efficiently through detailled monitoring. The technology is thus preparing the agricultural sector for the future.
April 23, 2020
The beginnings of LiDAR – A time travel back in history
Lidar technology emerged already in the 60s and has evolved from application in aeronautics and aerospace to areas of environment detection such as autonomous driving today.