10 Top LiDAR Sensor Companies

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#1 Sanborn

Sanborn is an innovator in the modern geospatial industry, delivering state-of-the-art mapping, visualization and 3D solutions for customers worldwide. Sanborn has developed a custom LiDAR Mapping production workflow. Sanborn Aerial LiDAR acquisition platforms include a technologically advanced Leica ALS70 sensor—a LiDAR acquisition system capable of producing high-density point cloud data for corridor, urban, flood plain, or general-purpose LiDAR data. In addition to Aerial LiDAR, Sanborn offers Mobile LiDAR products and services, a higher accuracy option when engineering/survey grade LiDAR data is required. Mobile LiDAR point cloud densities and accuracies exceed deliverables current aerial technologies provide.

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#2 Quanergy

Quanergy Systems, Inc. is a privately-held Silicon-Valley-based technology company offering smart sensing solutions. It is the leading provider of time-of-flight LiDAR sensors and perception software for real-time capture and processing of 3D spatial data and object detection, tracking, identification, and classification. Its sensors are disruptive in price, performance, reliability, size, weight, and power while meeting the mass deployment requirement of being solid state. Its solutions are applicable in numerous sectors including transportation, mapping, navigation, surveying, security, aeronautics, mining, agriculture, robotics, industrial automation, smart homes and 3D-aware smart devices for improved safety, efficiency and performance.

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#3 Velodyne LiDAR

Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. is a technology company known worldwide for its real-time LiDAR sensors. Velodyne LiDAR has emerged as the leading developer, manufacturer, and supplier of 3D real-time perception systems used in a variety of commercial applications including autonomous vehicles, vehicle safety systems, 3D mobile mapping, 3D aerial mapping, and security. Its compact, lightweight HDL-32E sensor is available for many applications including UAVs, while the VLP-16 LiDAR Puck is a 16-channel real-time LiDAR sensor that is both substantially smaller and dramatically less expensive than previous generation sensors.

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#4 LeddarTech

LeddarTech is the developer and owner of Leddar, a patented solid-state LiDAR sensing technology that constitutes a novel approach to light detection and ranging. Developed over 10+ years of R&D, Leddar is a unique combination of advanced light wave digital signal processing and software algorithms that enable the production of solid-state LiDARs delivering superior performance and reliability at the highly competitive price. LeddarTech’s sensors are used in multiple mobility-related markets including automotive, intelligent transport systems, drones, and industrial vehicles.

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#5 Neptec Technologies

Neptec Technologies Corp. develops innovative 3D machine vision products for machine automation and robotics applications in harsh environments. The completely redesigned OPAL 3D LiDAR scanner from Neptec Technologies is built from the ground up using the latest innovations in laser optics, detection technologies, and intelligent real-time 3D processing. The OPAL delivers an exceptional combination of detection range, data density, acquisition speed, and obscurant-penetration capability in a smaller, lighter package. The result is one of the most powerful and versatile 3D LiDAR scanners for robotics and autonomous systems specifically designed for operation in harsh and challenging environments.

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#6 TriLumina

TriLumina Corp. has developed the fastest, most powerful semiconductor lasers in the world. TriLumina's semiconductor laser solutions enable low-cost LiDAR (Light Distance And Ranging) for automotive applications. TriLumina's powerful IR emitters enable LiDAR for advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous operation applications. TriLumina will rapidly accelerate the move of high-quality LiDAR sensors into your next car. TriLumina will illuminate the inside of cars with invisible IR light to remind you to keep your eyes on the road.

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#7 Innoviz Technologies

Innoviz develops cutting-edge LiDAR remote sensing solutions to enable the mass commercialization of autonomous vehicles. The company’s flagship product, InnovizOne, offers a solid-state LiDAR product that uses patent-pending technology to deliver superior performance at the affordable costs and reduced sizes necessary for mass market adoption. Headquartered in Israel, the company was founded in January 2016 by former members of the elite technological unit of the Israeli Defense Forces with renowned expertise in the fields of electro-optics, computer vision, MEMS design and signal processing. Innoviz is backed by top-tier investors including Vertex Venture Capital, Magma Venture Partners, Amiti Ventures, Delek Motors and Mr. Zohar Zisapel.

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#8 EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions

EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions offers a cost-effective, accurate and highly reliable integrated wind measuring system for offshore applications. We are specialists in the design, integration and implementation of Floating Lidar offshore wind measurements. The EOLOS LiDAR Buoy is a fully-equipped and autonomous wind, wave and current measuring system based on LIDAR technology and provided with oceanographic instrumentation, which allows performing measurements at heights of more than 200m over the sea level at much lower costs than conventional bottom-fixed offshore met masts.

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#9 Princeton Lightwave

Princeton Lightwave is the leading supplier of products based on Geiger-mode LiDAR technology, which is based on the detection and processing of single photons digitally, precisely, and in real-time. Geiger-mode sensors significantly enhance situational awareness and security in a wide range of applications. Geiger-mode LiDARs enable eye-safe, long-range autonomous driving as well as high-speed, high-resolution 3D mapping and target identification. Our newest product is the GeigerCruizer, which is designed for autonomous navigation and sees further than any other LiDAR sensor for driverless cars.

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#10 Leosphere

Leosphere, founded in 2004, and its subsidiary Avent Lidar Technology are world leaders in ground-based and nacelle-mounted LIDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) for atmospheric observation. Leosphere has deployed several hundreds of LIDARs throughout the world in severe environments with the same concern for reliability, accuracy, return on investment, and dedication to atmospheric hazards control. Avent Lidar Technology develops, manufactures and sells wind turbine-mounted LIDARs. Its mission is to help the wind industry use high-potential LIDAR technology to extend the reliability and optimize the performance of wind turbines and wind farms. Leosphere and Avent Lidar Technology (in Wind Power only) offer the widest LIDAR range in the industry.

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