• What is LiDAR? How everyday devices use lasers to scan your environment

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    LiDAR technology helps devices scan their surroundings.
    LiDAR, also known as Light Detection and Ranging, uses lasers to measure the distance, shape, and orientation of 3D objects.
    LiDAR is becoming increasingly common, appearing in devices like the iPhone 12 Pro, robot vacuums, and self-driving car prototypes.
    These devices use LiDAR lasers to scan the environment around them, getting a more accurate picture of how the area is shaped and what objects they're near.
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