New Sensor Tech Enhances Conventional LIDAR

AEVA’s Barrs Lang describes a novel sensor technology with multiple AGV and automotive applications.

Modern technology uses sensors almost everywhere. Proximity, temperature, heat, humidity, position, all are relevant inputs for self-guiding AGVs and consumer goods. LIDAR using time-of-flight methodology is common today, but Aeva has developed a sensor that adds new, useful data to conventional ranging. Barrs Lang, AEVA vice president, global sales, discusses the new tech with Jim Anderton at Automate 2023  

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James Anderton

Jim Anderton is the Director of Content for Mr. Anderton was formerly editor of Canadian Metalworking Magazine and has contributed to a wide range of print and on-line publications, including Design Engineering, Canadian Plastics, Service Station and Garage Management, Autovision, and the National Post. He also brings prior industry experience in quality and part design for a Tier One automotive supplier.