Eye-shaped and configurable: The Blickfeld scan pattern

What is Lidar

Demystifying LiDAR – An overview of LiDAR technology, its types, and key applications

It won’t work without LiDAR!

The next step in autonomous driving

Sensor fusion – key components for autonomous driving

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Eye-shaped and configurable: The Blickfeld scan pattern

Why is the Blickfeld point cloud eye-shaped? How can it be configured? And what are the advantages of these setting options for different applications?

What is Lidar

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?

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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?

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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?

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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.

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Five levels to the self-driving car

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?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Head in the (point) clouds

What happens after a LiDAR sensor has collected data? How is information generated from point clouds that can be used to implement applications like crowd management?

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At the heart of sensors – MEMS technology for LiDAR

In order to meet automotive requirements, LiDARs need to be highly performant and scalable. MEMS-based LiDARs are a suitable solution. But how is the size of the mirrors defined?

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How to reduce congestion in cities

Congestion is a major problem in cities worldwide – integrating LiDAR sensors into the infrastructure can optimize traffic flow with the help of precise 3D data.

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MEMS mirrors enable LiDAR sensors for the mass market

LiDARs have struggled with problems such as performance, robustness and scalability. Blickfeld’s technology ensures mass market readiness for LiDARs.