Leddar Optical Time of Flight Sensing Technology Explained by LeddarTech VP

Pierre Olivier, Vice President, Engineering and Manufacturing, LeddarTech Inc. recently authored an important white paper regarding detection and ranging.  Remote sensing consists of acquiring information about a specific object in the vicinity of a sensor without making physical contact with the object. Countless applications, including automotive driver assistance, robot guidance, traffic management and level sensing, exist for this technique.

Multiple technology options are available for remote sensing which can be divided into three broad applications:

  • Presence or proximity detection, where the absence or presence of an object in a general area is the only information that is required (e.g., for security applications). This is the simplest form of remote sensing;
  • Speed measurement, where the exact position of an object does not need to be known but where its accurate speed is required (e.g., for law enforcement applications); and
  • Detection and ranging, where the position of an object relative to the sensor needs to be precisely and accurately determined.

To request the entire paper, go to: bit.ly/1Nt5gn2 

About LeddarTech

LeddarTech is the owner and provider of the patented, leading-edge Leddar sensing technology which enables advanced detection and ranging systems. Leddar performs time-of-flight measurements using light pulses processed through innovative algorithms, detecting a wide range of objects under various environmental conditions.

Leddar sensing technology is globally deployed in all types of devices and applications, from specialized industrial solutions to high volume Internet of Things (IoT) sensing applications. Already growing at 200% CAGR over the last few years, the sensor market is expected to reach more than a trillion dollars in 2020.

The highly adaptable Leddar technology serves multiple industry sectors in different formats (from sensor ICs to off-the-shelf sensor modules), providing brand owners and OEMs with a best-of-class sensing solution optimized for their application and ensuring quick and simple integration.

LeddarTech’s technology is accessible to all interested in exploring the new frontiers of innovation through sensors, from maker communities experimenting with sensor modules to specialized industrial leaders and large consumer goods manufacturers working on new products or applications.

LeddarTech (http://bit.ly/1f7zvEk) is a key technological enabler in the sensor revolution under way. The Quebec-based company provides a core technology that makes it possible to develop highly efficient sensors that are required in the deployment of very-high-volume sensing applications. LeddarTech was named the Most Innovative Device Solution at first ever IoT Awards as well as awarded the Gold Medal for Best New Product of the Year at Best in Biz Awards International.

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