The buzz about lidar, made simple

Velodyne’s David Hall holds the patent on rotating 3D lidar and shows the complex array of laser emitters and detectors in one of its lidar units. – CNET

If you’re at all interested in self-driving cars, you’ve heard the term “lidar”, which is a contraction of “light detection and ranging”. It’s been the stuff of experiments and prototypes, but is coming to showroom cars soon. Time to understand it.

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