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The Innoviz360 is designed for OEMs looking to achieve level 4-5 automation in applications such as robotaxis, shuttles, trucks, and delivery vehicles. (Image: Innoviz)

CES: Which photonics firms launched new automotive lidar tech?

Solutions for autonomous driving and other sensing applications were presented at the Consumer Electronics Show 2023

The space sector offers numerous oppurtunities for photonics technologies in the development and offering of satellite-based services. (Image: Shutterstock/Dima Zel)

Looking skyward: Photonics opportunities in space

The ongoing commercialisation of the space sector is creating numerous opportunities for photonics technologies, Matthew Dale learns

Ams Osram’s multi-junction VCSELs are helping to improve automotive lidar. Credit: Ams Osram

VCSELs rev up for life in the fast lane

Multi-junction vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers are likely to displace LEDs and edge-emitting lasers in sensing, finds Andy Extance

More than 1,200 exhibitors will be on the show floor this year, with more than 4,500 technical presentation taking place in tandem. (Image: SPIE)

Key conference themes to expect at Photonics West 2023

Electro Optics share's the main events and themes on its radar at this year's show in San Francisco

A lidar-created scene at night. Credit: Volvo Cars

Volvo: Lidar reduces severe accidents by 20%

Lidar can reduce accidents with severe outcomes by up to 20 per cent, and overall crash avoidance can be improved by up to nine per cent, Volvo says

Teams of up to 15 workers will be replaced by just two drone operatives. Credit: Scottish Water

Lidar-equipped drones to survey Scottish sewers

Lidar will cut the cost of repairs and maintenance, reduce the risk of flooding and pollution, improve the utility’s ability to target investment, and enhance workers’ safety.

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