LiDAR Shows Potential for Increasing Sensor Coverage Area in Outdoor Applications

Night lights on a street at the UC Davis Mondavi Institute
Published: Mon, 06/04/2018

LiDAR has made the news in recent months as part of various high-profile archeological and geological projects. From discovering Mayan ruins to mapping our coastal seashores, LiDAR is the tool of choice. The technology also plays a critical role in autonomous vehicles, security systems and agriculture. LiDAR, shorthand for Light Detection and Ranging, may also prove useful in common lighting applications including potential use as a long-range occupancy detector to control outdoor lighting.

Read the full LD+A Research article here for more information on the potential for LiDAR increasing sensor coverage area in outdoor applications.


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