Nadia Nilsen
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  • South Africa

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Is LIDAR-Lite off the market?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Moataz Jun 5, 2016. 3 Replies

Good morning DIY community,I was hoping some of you might have more information about what is happening with the Lidar-Lite products?…Continue

Tags: EOL, Garmin, Lidar-Lite, PulsedLight


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Nadia Nilsen commented on Nadia Nilsen's blog post What would you do with a lidar that can run off a watch battery?
"@ d j, At $30 they won't work outside in the sunshine and only over short ranges. LightWare offers you 50m outside in bright sunlight. Try it."
Aug 11, 2019
d j commented on Nadia Nilsen's blog post What would you do with a lidar that can run off a watch battery?
"I have tested lidars but ther fail to work in outdoor enviroments. For taking one reading per second you can use Laser Distance Meter at $30"
Aug 9, 2019
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Our company develops and manufactures laser rangefinders for use on UAS, like AGL, precision hovering, anti-collision and landing assist and more.

Nadia Nilsen's Blog

What would you do with a lidar that can run off a watch battery?

Posted on August 5, 2019 at 2:30pm 2 Comments

LightWare has great pleasure in launching the SF23/B. This first of its kind lidar can run from voltages as low as 3.2 V and has an average current consumption of less than 2 mA when taking one reading per second.

LightWare believes this product offering will enable lidar applications and product solutions that were…


Obstacle Avoidance for 3DR Solo using LightWare LW20

Posted on January 8, 2018 at 7:13am 4 Comments

Our friend Stephan Schindewolf, in collaboration with Thomas Stone and I.R. Lock, developed an affordable, front facing collision detection solution for the 3DR Solo, using a LightWare LW20 (or SF20) and a servo.

The LW20 comes standard with a built-in servo driver for SLAM maps within user-definable view angle and distance. The Lidar…


LightWare launches the SF20 OEM LiDAR

Posted on February 7, 2017 at 4:00am 0 Comments

The SF20 is now available on our website and open for orders. This is an OEM version of the LW20 for easy integration into manufacturers' own frames or enclosures. 

Please visit our website for full specifications: …


LightWare launches the LW20 LiDAR

Posted on January 25, 2017 at 1:46am 28 Comments

LightWare is proud to present the LW20, the smallest and lightest commercially available LiDAR in the world.

Please visit our website for full specifications: LightWare - LW20…


Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 3:42am on June 12, 2015, Juliana said…

Hi Nadia , May your day be filled with love, joy and happiness.. It's Juliana, I really want to have a good friendship with you. I have something very very important I really want to discuss with you alone okay. Please my dear, I want you to write me back through this my email address OK:

Wish you Love and light your way. & have an wonderful day. "!

At 7:36pm on February 7, 2017, ojogbane s sani said…

Thanks for your contribution on SF11-C Laser Rangefinder 120m. Please, l want to know how to calibrate the instrument before use. lt is that important for me. Thanks

At 7:48pm on February 7, 2017, ojogbane s sani said…
  1. Please l have being following up discussion on SF 11-C laser range finder. can you please throw more light on its calibration. Aside that is it ok to use for building modeling? which aspect of that will it be most proficient for use
At 8:09am on February 9, 2017, ojogbane s sani said…

 between SF11-C Laser Rangefinder 120 m and   SF02 Laser Rangefinder 50 m. which will provide better refinement of distance and xyz  in the computer system

At 2:12am on February 10, 2017, Nadia Nilsen said…

Dear Ojogbane,

The SF11/C offers you better accuracy and range than the SF02/F.

We regard the SF02/F as a hobby or educational product.

I hope this helps you.


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