The world of LiDAR technology
Mathias Müller

The Blickfeld scan pattern: Eye-shaped and configurable

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?
Florian Petit
The world of LiDAR technology
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 sensor instead of any other tech?
Florian Petit
The Future of Mobility
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?
Florian Petit
The Future of Mobility
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?
Florian Petit
The Future of Mobility

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.
Levels of autonomous driving
Florian Petit
The Future of Mobility
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 of autonomous driving characterized?
Florian Petit
LiDAR applications
The fleet management of car rental companies becomes more efficient with a smart infrastructure: LiDAR sensors enable remote control of vehicles and smart parking.
Florian Petit
LiDAR applications
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.
Florian Petit
The world of LiDAR technology

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.
Rolf Wojtech
The Software behind it all
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?
Mathias Müller
The world of LiDAR technology
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?
Florian Petit
The world of LiDAR technology
LiDARs have struggled with problems such as performance, robustness and scalability. Blickfeld’s technology ensures mass market readiness for LiDARs.