All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘LiDAR’

Uber’s Self-Driving Research Car Spotted in the Wild

Uber is in the early stages of developing “mapping, safety, and autonomy” systems, and its first vehicles tasked with doing so have just hit the road. Where? In Pittsburgh, where the Pittsburgh Business Times spotted a black Ford with a rather conspicuous set of tech on its roof – a LIDAR system that looks quite similar to the one sported …

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Cambodian Lost City Revealed Using Airborne Lasers

Remember the days of bullwhips, fedoras, and grail diaries? It seems they’ve gone the way of the pharaohs. Researchers have uncovered what seems to be the lost city of Mahendraparvata, previously known only from 1200 year old inscriptions. Mahendraparvata, one of the first capitals of the Khmer Empire, was considered lost to history and described in documents dating to 802 …

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