Object Detection Using LiDAR

Wed. October 31| 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM | 208C

Conference: ESC Minneapolis 2018

Track: ESC Track D: Advanced Technologies

Format: 45-Minute

Pass Type: Conference Pass (Paid)

This session will give an overview of LiDAR technology with comparisons to Radar, Ultrasonic, IR, and Time of Flight Cameras. It will use hands-on real-world examples to show how LiDAR can be interfaced and used in embedded devices.

LiDAR also has it's vocal detractors — Elon Musk and Tesla have been one notable auto manufacturer not using LiDAR. We will look at some of the shortcomings of LiDAR along with some recent Tesla crashes and what the view from the cockpit would be with the addition of LiDAR data.

Level: N/A


Merlin Friesen

Merlin Friesen


Golden Gate Research Inc

Role: Speaker