Automotive lidar: A dive into the technologies

Technology Trends

Further innovation in different lidar technologies in terms of performance, price and scalability is expected to be the most significant factor for autonomous driving over the next decade. This article explores the different lidar technologies and the companies developing them

Lidar (light detection and ranging) is a key yet somewhat controversial technology when it comes to automotive applications. Lidar is widely used in airborne and marine applications, but its high cost has raised multiple questions on its efficacy in automotive applications.

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