Researchers from the University of Utah, United States, have developed a lidar mapping tool that could help firefighters make crucial safety decisions with an eagle's eye view.
Argo AI, an artificial intelligence subsidiary of Ford that produces software for autonomous vehicles, has acquired lidar firm Princeton Lightwave to accelerate the development of its own self-driving technology
Velodyne Lidar, a US firm providing sensing solutions for autonomous vehicles, has partnered with French firm YellowScan to produce a UAV lidar system for civil engineering and mining applications.
Following the passing of Professor Bryan Tozer, a pioneer in laser safety and the founder of Lasermet, his son Paul Tozer looks back over his father's 50 years of working with lasers
Having to endure unpleasant air turbulence on flights could be a thing of the past, thanks to long range lidar technology being developed by Boeing and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency
Chinese researchers have developed a Doppler lidar system that could lead to better anticipation of hurricane formation and movement, enabling earlier evacuation warnings
Despite just three per cent growth in the volume of cars sold expected through to 2022, the average growth rate in sensors sales volumes will rise above 8 per cent during the next five years, and above 14 per cent growth in sales value
A number of lidar firms offering systems for autonomous vehicles have received investment and partnership offerings that will bring their technology closer to being commercialised on a wide scale
Lighting manufacturer Osram has acquired a 25.1 per cent share in LeddarTech, a Canadian company developing lidar for self-driving cars
Aerial lidar is providing researchers with detailed information about rainforests, which is helping in global efforts to conserve them. Jessica Rowbury reports