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    Lidar: Navigating Trade-Offs

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    Light detection and ranging (lidar) technology these days relies on more than one set of sensors. It often combines multiple images in an instant, in autonomous vehicles and a variety of security applications, judging not only distance but the nature of a threat or obstacle. This information can be collected from all along the spectrum, from the visible to LWIR, throughout the course of an event — such as when traveling along a roadway — to inform AI functionality.

    In our cover story in this edition, Pablo García-Gómez, Jordi Riu, and Santiago Royo relate that, while lidar has proven to be reliable commercially, to avoid false findings in the field of view, lidar technology must be used in conjunction with…

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    Mar, 03 2021 |

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