Analysis touts lidar sensor efficiency, safety

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and University of Nevada, Reno personnel are espousing the benefits of lidar sensors’ ability to make transportation infrastructure more efficient and safe.

A recently released white paper generated by the Nevada Center for Applied Research showed using Velodyne’s lidar sensors improved traffic analytics, increased pedestrian safety, reduced accidents, and advanced work toward facilitated autonomous vehicles use…

In addition to the white paper, an accompanying video was also released to examine how lidar can be a catalyst for smart city applications improving public services and enhancing safety and quality of life.