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Argo's new lidar sensor could help Ford, VW deploy self-driving vehicles at scale

6 days ago   |   By TechCrunch

Four years ago, Argo AI made its first acquisition as a young, newly backed self-driving vehicle startup. Now, Argo says its acquisition of lidar company Princeton Lightwave is paying off and is poised to help it deliver autonomous vehicles that can operate commercially on highways and in dense urban areas starting next year.
Argo AI unveiled Tuesday details on a long-range lidar sensor that it claims has the ability to see 400 meters away with high-resolution photorealistic quality and the ability to detect dark and distant objects with low reflectivity. The first batch of these lidar...
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Breakthrough Argo Lidar could be key to Ford and VW's autonomous cars

Breakthrough Argo Lidar could be key to Ford and VW's autonomous cars

6 days ago   |   By SlashGear

Ford-backed autonomous vehicle company Argo has announced its own LIDAR sensor, claiming to have cracked the balance between long-range scanning and commercial-ready scale. The Argo Lidar promises what the company believes to be the longest sensing range at over 1,300 feet, despite still supporting nighttime use and high-resolution scanning. LIDAR - or “Light Detection and Ranging - has become commonplace...
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