Leddar‚Ñ¢ Technology for Arduino Projects

  • May 09, 2014
  • LeddarTech
  • News

In honour of Arduino’s tenth anniversary, and as a proud supporter of all innovation, LeddarTech is enabling Arduino users to easily and cost-effectively integrate detection and ranging capabilities into their unique projects. The Leddar™ detection and ranging module can be utilized in conjunction with the Arduino platform and other shields to effortlessly add on capabilities such as object/people detection, distance measurement, object/people-counting and many more. As the module is available in different forms, it is highly configurable and can be adapted to countless applications. In addition to full-fledged detection and ranging capabilities, the Leddar™ module comes with a software development kit (with .NET and C libraries, LabVIEW and MATLAB examples, and sample RS-485 code for Windows and Linux), a downloadable Arduino library, Arduino-specific video demonstrations on YouTube, as well as ongoing support from LeddarTech experts. “The detection applications described above are just a few examples of how the Leddar™ module could be used in Arduino projects. There are in fact a wide variety of possibilities,” mentioned Sonia Bélanger, Vice-President of Sales and Marketing at LeddarTech.“We encourage Arduino developers to experiment with our technology, to see how they can benefit from its easy-to-integrate value-added features,” adds Ms. Bélanger. About LeddarTech (www.leddartech.com) LeddarTech is the world’s only supplier of advanced detectionand ranging systems based on patented, leading-edge sensing technology that performs time-of-flight measurement using pulses from infrared LEDs processed through innovative algorithms, thus detecting a wide range of objects under various environmental conditions. Leddar™ Technology is highly adaptable, serves multiple markets and comes in different formats (assemblies, modules, or application-specific modules), providing brand owners and OEMs with a solution that meets their needs while ensuring quick and simple integration. –30– Source and information: Johanne Cyr Marketing Director 1-418-653-9000, ext. 221 Johanne.cyr@leddartech.com

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