Leddar Sensor Technology: LiDAR for Automotive ADAS/AD

ENABLING AFFORDABLE ACTIVE SAFETY, FROM ADAS TO AUTONOMOUS DRIVING

Over the next 20 years, as cars capabilities evolve from active safety to autonomous driving, LiDARs are seen as becoming the largest segment of automotive detection and ranging sensors, complementing or replacing radars and cameras.

 

Leddar technology holds the key that enable the development of low-cost, automotive-grade LiDARs that meet the cost, size, robustness, and performance requirements of automotive deployments.

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LEDDAR FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS

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Stand-alone ADAS

Leddar answers affordable LiDAR needs in passive and active safety systems

 

Sensor Fusion

Leddar delivers raw data measurements which make them perfectly suited for advanced sensor fusion integrations

 

Sensor Redundancy

Leddar overcomes limitations of other sensors, prevents system failures and detection errors, and improves detection in various environmental
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360-degree point-cloud for autonomous driving

As requirements for more resolution and performance increase, so is Leddar’s, with a technology roadmap to support 360° and high resolution detection

 

LEDDAR SENSOR INTEGRATION

 

Flexible, versatile LeddarCore IC sensor technology enables OEMs, Tier-1 component and subsystem providers and system integrators to develop proprietary, differentiated LiDARs for ADAS/AD solutions. Leddar-based sensor modules provide easy integration to standard automotive components and assemblies.

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A SOLID-STATE LIDAR IC ROADMAP TOWARDS AUTONOMOUS DRIVING

 

Our roadmap for the next-generation of LeddarCore ICs aim to enable the design of affordable LiDARs for all levels of autonomous driving, including  the capability to map the environment over 360-degrees around the vehicle.

The chipsets’ raw data output will make them perfectly suited for advanced sensor fusion solutions which combine data from various types of sensors to provide a holistic perceptual mapping of the vehicle’s surrounding:

– Integration into ADAS and autonomous functions, where solid-state LiDAR replaces or complements camera and/or radar

– High density 3D point cloud LiDAR for higher levels of autonomous driving

– Support for both flash / beam steering LiDARs (i.e.: MEMS mirrors)

– Ranges reaching 250m, field of view up to 140º, and up to 480,000 points per second (with a resolution down to 0.25º both horizontal and vertical)

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THE ADAS/AD SENSOR MARKET

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The global market for ADAS technology is forecast to grow rapidly to over $60 billion in revenue by 2020. Analysts expect LiDARs to become a central element of the autonomous car’s sensor suite, alongside existing technologies such as cameras and radars, ensuring robust sensing redundancy and increasing overall system reliability.

 

BEST IN CLASS EXPERTISE IN LIDAR

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The award-winning, patented LeddarCore technology enables the development of highly optimized solid-state LiDAR ASSPs for multiple mass-market automotive safety applications, from ADAS to autonomous driving.

Unbeatable cost/performance ratio compared to other LiDAR technologies

Proven, patented technology with >20 million hours in outdoor environment stemming from 10 years of dedicated R&D

Value-added expertise in LiDAR sensor design and signal processing

 

COLLABORATIVE DEVELOPMENT: FOSTERING SUCCESSFUL COMMERCIALIZATION

LeddarTech provides the automotive industry with a best-in-class LiDAR core technology packaged into ICs. We put our unique expertise in LiDAR at the service of our clients, enabling them to develop optimized designs to drive proprietary, differentiated ADAS/AD solutions.

This flexible, agile business model fosters optimal collaboration between the technology provider, Tier-1s and OEMs, which is paramount for the successful deployment of such novel, disruptive automotive systems.

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