Laser Developer's Blog – June 2015 Archive (2)

Multi-beam Laser for Forward Looking Obstacle Detection along the Flight Path.

Laser range finders can be very effective in detecting even small obstacles at long distances from a moving UAV. To cover large areas the laser beam is usually…

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Added by Laser Developer on June 30, 2015 at 2:04pm — 19 Comments

High speed scanning laser weighs just 75g and measures over 100m

We've been working on a laser scanner that is light enough to be carried by a small drone. Click on the image above to see a short video of the scanning action. This prototype is based on the SF30/C and an extremely lightweight motor drive. Four slip rings are carrying power, alarm and an analog image that is updating at 2000 readings per second. The unit gives saturated laser coverage to detect even narrow…

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Added by Laser Developer on June 18, 2015 at 8:15am — 27 Comments

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