Cruise Automation has purchased Strobe, a startup company that says it has made a “LIDAR on a chip” that cost 99% less than traditional LIDAR sensors.
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San Francisco start up Luminar has developed new Lidar technology that sees further and in greater detail that any other system on the market.
Ford says it will have self driving cars on the road by 2021. Like the Google car, they will have no controls for human drivers. At first, they will be available only to ride hailing and car sharing services in selected cities.
The autonomous car market could be worth hundreds of billions of dollars someday, but only if the technology becomes more affordable. This puck-shaped device embedded with a Lidar system could bring down the costs associated with autonomous cars by a factor of ten. Wired reports that the Velodyne Puck uses 16 laser sensors, rather than […]