Category: Platform/Drone

  • WHAT IS LiDAR?

    Oct 2015- LiDAR’s name sounds a lot like Radar, because it is similar. LiDAR is “Light Detection And Ranging.” Like radar, it’s a technology used to see what the human eye can’t see, either close up or far away. LiDAR uses pulsed lasers instead of the radio waves that Radar uses. As a data collection system, LiDAR…

  • What to look for in a LiDAR Sensor

    2022 is clearly the year of LiDAR.  At all of the UAS shows in the USA, Mexico, Canada, and EU, the hot topic is LiDAR in 2022, and 2023 is ramping up to be more of the same, with significant growth. LiDAR is a “LIght Detection And Ranging” sensor, utilizing a laser, position-controlled mirror, an…