How Velodyne’s Self-Driving Car System Sees the World

We’re taking a look at the technology behind Velodyne’s self-driving car concept. How does it see the world around it? Lasers! They’re mounted on top of the car, spinning and mapping the environment around them in real time. They start with a detailed 3D map of the environment being driven through, then overlay the real-time sensor input to bring the virtual world to life!

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