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RoboSense annnounces RS-LiDAR-M1 MEMS optomechanical LiDAR

January 042019
RoboSense annnounces RS-LiDAR-M1 MEMS optomechanical LiDAR

January 4, 2019 – RoboSense announced that they will publicly demonstrate an upgraded version of their MEMS solid-state LiDAR, an automotive grade solid-state LiDAR designed for the mass production of autonomous vehicles. The RS-LiDAR-M1 with patented MEMS technology offers vehicle intelligence awareness to fully support Level 5 driverless automated driving.  A breakthrough on the measurement range limit based on 905nm LiDAR with a detection distance to 200 meters, the upgraded optical system and signal processing technology brings remarkable final output point cloud effect which can now clearly recognize even small objects, such as railings and fences.

At last year’s CES 2018, RoboSense demonstrated the MEMS solid-state LiDAR RS-LiDAR-M1Pre.  Four months later, in May 2018, it was loaded on the Cainiao unmanned logistics vehicle and unveiled at the Ali Cainiao Global Intelligent Logistics Conference. RoboSense has already been sending the MEMS LiDAR product to the OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. At CES 2019, RoboSense will launch the new RS-LiDAR-M1, showcasing the potential of their MEMS optomechanical system design, with improvements in detection distance, resolution, Field of View (FOV), reliability, and other RoboSense award-winning LiDAR sensing technologies.

A major step forward from the previous version award-winning RoboSense RS-LiDAR-M1Pre, the RS-LiDAR-M1 MEMS optomechanical LiDAR provides an increased horizontal field of view, reaching a 120° field of view, so that only a few RS-LiDAR-M1s are needed to cover the 360° field of view. In addition, with only five RS-LiDAR-M1s, there is no blind zone around the car with dual LiDAR sensing redundancy provided in front of the car for a L5 level of automatic driving -- full driverless driving. 

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