Cruise Automation Buys Strobe LIDAR Startup
Original story at CleanTechnica• 4 mentions • 1 week ago
CleanTechnica 1 week ago
October 11th, 2017 by Steve HanleyThis story about LIDAR technology was first published by Gas2. LIDAR does with light what radar does with high-frequency radio waves. Both allow machines to detect the environment around them in a way that human eyes and ears cannot. LIDAR and radar will play important roles in the technology that makes it possible for vehicles to drive themselves safely. Until now, the biggest problem with LIDAR was that the hardware to make it work was expensive. But a startup company called Strobe says it has invented a new “LIDAR on a chip” that slashes the ...