Tierr@_de_N@die: Plenty of things are moving around lidar technology applied in self-driving cars. Volvo has just signed an agreement with Luminar. This start-up had previously signed another agreement with Toyota becoming one of the major actors int this type of technology together with Velodyne and with Alphabet who makes its own proprietary lidar.
Luminar also has a new product on the market: 3D perception software to help label and annotate all the images captured by its lidar sensors. Russell said that a lot of self-driving operators are applying two-dimensional perception tools, data annotation and labeling software, and algorithms on what is “true 3D data.” Luminar’s new development platform will enable Volvo’s self-driving cars to process the data captured by the company’s high-powered lidar in a more advanced environment.
Source (www-theverge-com.cdn.ampproject.org): Volvo’s self-driving cars are getting new laser sensors to see the world – The Verge