Lidar of the Future

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Points clouds from these systems look like those created with traditional linear lidar.


New Lidar Technology

Flying Height

Geiger-mode (GML) and single photon (SPL) (single vendor each)


Single-Photon/Geiger-mode Limitations



Last revision 2/13/2018