When Jeff Fagerman, CEO and Founder of LiDARUSA provides his insights on an important topic like UAV lidar it is a good idea to take a few minutes to read what he has to say.
Editor’s Note – This is one of the first documented examples of how the autonomous vehicle start-ups are putting pressure on the lidar manufacturers. It is happening.
Jeff Fagerman on UAV Lidar
UAV’s are changing the way mapping is being performed. While using standard RGB cameras is by far the most prevalent use for mapping on a UAV, lidar is gaining momentum as the audience demands points on the ground. Unlike cameras that have a virtually unlimited range, lidar systems are active sensors designed to operate within a well-defined range.