Plus Commits To Ouster’s Digital LiDAR For Autonomous Trucks

We have come a long way since the 2008 DARPA Grand Challenge ignited intense public and corporate interest in autonomous cars. The decade after has seen significant investments and technological progress in autonomous vehicle technology, the underlying sensing technologies like LiDAR, cameras, radar, and GNSS that make it possible, and exponential advances in computing power…

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G (and Waymo), Zoox, GM-Cruise, Uber UBER , Aurora, and others continued the focus on autonomous cars for personal transportation. However, many in the trucking business realized the potential of autonomous trucking for solving issues like fuel efficiency, safety, driver health, capital efficiency, and cost savings. Ever since Otto (later acquired by Uber) made the first autonomous trucking run on a Colorado highway to transport cans of beer, significant

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... trucking company recently announced an initial LiDAR order (2000 units) with Ouster ... the maturity of autonomous trucking and LiDAR technology. Plus was founded ... durability demanded in trucking environments.Ouster promotes its digital LiDAR which it claims ...

 

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