Technology moves fast in the LiDAR world, with electronics integration merging multiple components into one part. Karam said as the technology evolves, more integration will occur. “There’s talk about integrating the photodetectors and the CPU into one ASIC, so it’s exciting. Things are moving fast, and it’s quite the journey.”

The ASIC microchip is the transceiver or brain of the LiDAR system but ASIC design is a complex effort requiring multiple experts working together. In this podcast, ASIC Design Manager for LeddarTech, Vincent Karam spoke with Savannah Jones about the complex world of ASIC design.


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