2 Jun 2023
Luminar is a leading LiDAR start-up that has deployment plans on the Volvo XC90 and SAIC Feifan R7.
30 May 2023
Nodar: Untethered Stereo Camera With LiDAR-Like Performance
Luminar has a 1550nm called the Iris that it is deploying on multiple vehicles. Mercedes has chosen the Iris for its next-generation drive pilot systems. Mercedes has said that it will allow it to increase Drive Pilot's level 3 capabilities from 40mph to 80mph.
22 May 2023
Luminar has a 1550nm LiDAR which it will be supplying to SAIC, Volvo and others imminently. IDTechEx thinks that 1550nm is a superior technology to the 905nm used by Valeo.
27 Apr 2023
Auto L: A New LiDAR Start-up
Luminar has deployment agreements on multiple consumer vehicles starting in 2023.
3 Apr 2023
Luminar were founded in 2012 by Mr Austin Russell (CEO) and Dr Jason Eichenholz (CTO).
18 Oct 2022
RoboSense: Automotive LiDAR
Luminar LiDARs will be fitted to next generation Volvo XC90s as well as some SAIC products in China.
29 Jul 2021
Luminar will be supplying their Iris unit to Pony.ai for deployment on vehicles in 2023.
13 Sep 2019
Luminar Technologies offer lidar modules.
26 Oct 2018
Volvo invests in electric car charging company FreeWire
Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via the Volvo Cars Tech Fund, deepening the company's commitment to a fully electric future.
17 Aug 2018
Fiber laser sensing trends: LiDAR, gas detection & structural health
Fiber lasers have a large share of the laser material processing market but are typically limited to aerospace and defence applications in the sensing market segment. That is set to change within the next decade as emerging applications of fiber laser technologies include automotive LiDAR, multi-species gas sensing and structural health monitoring.