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Autonomous Vehicle Operations
environments, making PASS and the fu- ture of lidar technologies truly boundless.
A Mappable Future launches CZMIL
In an ever-changing world, surrounded by oceans that remain largely a mystery
SuperNova in their complexity yet increasingly sen- sitive to climate change, lidar technol-
Teledyne Optech and Teledyne CARIS ogy has paved a path towards further announced its next-generation bathymetric exploration and understanding. Its ap- lidar, the CZMIL SuperNova, which is touted plications have proliferated beyond pro- by the companies as having the best depth tecting sensitive marine and coastal en- performance and the highest green laser vironments. “Lidar can also be deployed point density in its class. Introducing SmartSpacing technology for even and for the updating of nautical charts and ef? cient point spacing, real-time processing capability for reduced post- most recently, we have deployed it on processing time and con? gurable modes for maximizing performance in cable landing sites connected to off- different water environments, the SuperNova provides a wide range of inputs shore wind farms and undersea ? ber for climate change modelling and is Ideal for inland water environments, base communication projects. Moving into mapping for coastal zones and shoreline.
the future, this technology will become
To complete the solution, Teledyne CARIS has integrated its BASE Editor the standard solution for mapping and software for seamless data processing capacity. Leveraging AI techniques ongoing monitoring of the white ribbon for land/water discrimination and noise classi? cation the CZMIL SuperNova around our coastlines,” said Boreland. bathymetric solution effectively delivers on marketplace demands for
Additionally, lidar has found a home in ef? ciencies in the processing work? ow.
the realms of maritime vessels, security, shipping and container handling, and automated guided vehicles by provid- ing real-time position data on people, objects and port infrastructure. “Lidar- ©2020 HydroComp, Inc.
powered automation can improve ef? - ciency and safety, while also reducing
Below The Surface costs and risks in seaport, marine and
Is What Matters intermodal terminal operations,” ex- plained Smidt. “Lidar sensors are be- coming a valuable component to port
Under the surface of the equipment and vehicles, helping to en- water, the results from our
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As lidar becomes more autonomous,
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