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Velodyne Lidar (VLDR)

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Systems and Methods for Transmitting Data Via a Contactless Cylindrical Interface
12 May 22
Described herein are systems and methods that create a capacitive link based on a rotating cylinder capacitor.
Pravin Kumar Venkatesan, Abhilash Goyal, William B. Etheridge, Rajesh Ramalingam Varadharajan
Filed: 24 Jan 22
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Dynamic control and configuration of autonomous navigation systems
10 May 22
The present disclosure relates generally to systems and methods for generating, processing and correlating data from multiple sensors in an autonomous navigation system, and more particularly to the utilization of configurable and dynamic sensor modules within light detection and ranging systems that enable an improved correlation between sensor data as well as configurability and responsiveness of the system to its surrounding environment.
David Hall, Anand Gopalan, Mathew Rekow, Vishal Jain
Filed: 7 Jan 19
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Systems and methods for improving detection of a return signal in a light ranging and detection system
5 Apr 22
Described herein are systems and methods for improving detection of a return signal in a light ranging and detection system.
David S. Hall, Anand Gopalan
Filed: 8 Dec 17
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Apparatus and Methods for Long Range, High Resolution Lidar
10 Mar 22
A LiDAR system includes an optical transmitter, a scanner, a segmented optical detector including discrete sense nodes distributed along its length, and a controller.
David S. Hall, Mathew Rekow, Nikhil Naikal, Sunil Khatana, Stephen S. Nestinger, Anand Gopalan
Filed: 9 Sep 21
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Apparatus and Methods for Aligning Devices for Lidar Systems
24 Feb 22
Apparatus and methods for aligning circuit boards (e.g., for LIDAR systems) are disclosed.
David S. Hall, Anand Gopalan, Cristhian Octavio Reyes, Thomas Richardson Tewell, Mathew Noel Rekow
Filed: 8 Nov 21
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Systems and methods for efficient multi-return light detectors
22 Feb 22
Described herein are systems and methods that may efficiently detect multi-return light signals.
Kiran Kumar Gunnam, Kanke Gao, Nitinkumar Sagarbhai Barot, Anand Gopalan, David S. Hall
Filed: 23 Jun 20
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Integrated Illumination and Detection for Lidar Based 3-D Imaging
27 Jan 22
Methods and systems for performing three dimensional LIDAR measurements with a highly integrated LIDAR measurement device are described herein.
David S. Hall, Pieter J. Kerstens, Mathew Noel Rekow
Filed: 22 Jun 21
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Systems and methods for transmitting data via a contactless cylindrical interface
25 Jan 22
Described herein are systems and methods that create a capacitive link based on a rotating cylinder capacitor.
Pravin Kumar Venkatesan, Abhilash Goyal, William B. Etheridge, Rajesh Ramalingam Varadharajan
Filed: 6 Jan 20
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Multiple Pixel Scanning Lidar
30 Dec 21
Methods and systems for performing three-dimensional (3-D) LIDAR measurements with multiple illumination beams scanned over a 3-D environment are described herein.
David S. Hall, Pieter J. Kerstens, Mathew Noel Rekow, Stephen S. Nestinger
Filed: 19 Apr 21
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Laser Radar
25 Nov 21
A laser radar, comprising: a laser (10): used for emitting a laser light beam; a probe (20): used for receiving the reflected laser light beam; and a set of transceiver structures (30): used for receiving the laser light beam emitted along a preset direction and conveying the laser light beam to the probe (20), the transceiver structures (30) being arranged coaxially with the laser (10), the transceiver structures (30) comprising a vertical field of view adjustment unit, and the vertical field of view adjustment unit making the laser light beam have a non-uniform distribution in the vertical field of view range and/or adjusting the vertical field of view range of the laser
Shaoqing Xiang
Filed: 27 Jun 19
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Scanning Mirror Mechanisms for Lidar Systems, and Related Methods and Apparatus
25 Nov 21
A scanner of a LiDAR system includes a mirror configured to redirect a light signal emitted by an optical emitter, a first axis scanning system configured to rotate the mirror about a first axis and with respect to the optical emitter, that controls a first angle of emission of the light signal from the LiDAR system into a field of view of the LiDAR system, and a second axis scanning system configured to rotate the mirror about a second axis and with respect to the optical emitter, that controls a second angle of emission of the light signal from the LiDAR system into the field of view.
David S. Hall, Andrew Janik, Mathew Noel Rekow, Anand Gopalan, Stephen S. Nestinger, William B. Etheridge
Filed: 2 Aug 21
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Systems and Methods for Tia Base Current Detection and Compensation
25 Nov 21
Described herein are systems and methods that can adjust the performance of a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) in order to compensate for changing environmental and/or manufacturing conditions.
Roger Pinto, Pravin Kumar Venkatesan
Filed: 2 Aug 21
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Apparatus and methods for aligning devices for LIDAR systems
9 Nov 21
Apparatus and methods for aligning circuit boards (e.g., for LIDAR systems) are disclosed.
David S. Hall, Anand Gopalan, Cristhian Octavio Reyes, Thomas Richardson Tewell, Mathew Noel Rekow
Filed: 22 May 20
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Systems and Methods for Calibrating a LIDAR Device
21 Oct 21
Systems and methods for calibrating a LiDAR device are disclosed.
Zhongping Cai, Geovany Ramirez, Ayush Shah, Shing Leung Luk, Marcus Smith, David S. Hall
Filed: 17 Apr 20
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Multiple pulse, LIDAR based 3-D imaging
5 Oct 21
Methods and systems for performing multiple pulse LIDAR measurements are presented herein.
David S. Hall, Pieter J. Kerstens
Filed: 21 Apr 20
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High definition LiDAR system
17 Aug 21
A LiDAR-based 3-D point cloud measuring system includes a base, a housing, a plurality of photon transmitters and photon detectors contained within the housing, a rotary motor that rotates the housing about the base, and a communication component that allows transmission of signals generated by the photon detectors to external components.
David S. Hall
Filed: 11 Sep 17
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Generation of Structured Map Data from Vehicle Sensors and Camera Arrays
12 Aug 21
Motion and video data from vehicle sensors and camera arrays attached to a vehicle collect video and sensor data along a path driven by the vehicle.
Nikhil Naikal, Alonso Patron-Perez, Alexander Marques, John Kua, Aaron Matthew Bestick, Christopher D. Thompson, Andrei Claudiu Cosma
Filed: 26 Apr 21
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High definition LiDAR system
3 Aug 21
A LiDAR-based 3-D point cloud measuring system includes a base, a housing, a plurality of photon transmitters and photon detectors contained within the housing, a rotary motor that rotates the housing about the base, and a communication component that allows transmission of signals generated by the photon detectors to external components.
David S. Hall
Filed: 11 Sep 17
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Systems and methods for TIA base current detection and compensation
3 Aug 21
Described herein are systems and methods that can adjust the performance of a transimpedance amplifier (TIA) in order to compensate for changing environmental and/or manufacturing conditions.
Roger Pinto, Pravin Kumar Venkatesan
Filed: 6 Nov 18
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Systems and Methods for Mitigating Avalanche Photodiode (Apd) Blinding
29 Jul 21
Described herein are systems and methods that that mitigate avalanche photodiode (APD) blinding and allow for improved accuracy in the detection of a multi-return light signal.
Kiran Kumar Gunnam, Nitinkumar Sagarbhai Barot, Rajesh Ramalingam Varadharajan, Roger Jullian Pinto, Kanke Gao
Filed: 10 Sep 20
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