Ouster Recognized for LiDAR Solution
June 12, 2019—Based on its recent analysis of the light detection and ranging (lidar) market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ouster, Inc. with the 2018 Price/Performance Value Leadership Award.
Ouster's ability to mass manufacture this solution is expected to help reduce the pricing pressure on OEMs and Tier I suppliers as they strive to achieve economies of scale.
The OS-1:64 liDAR sensor's architecture can measure 1.3 million points per second using less than 17 watts of power, a feat that was previously difficult for high-performance lidar. Additionally, it has the range to detect objects up to a distance of 120 meters despite being 30 times smaller than competing solutions. Its low beam divergence and wide vertical field of view at 33.2 degrees enable a deeper, more detailed, and clearer view of surroundings than scanners, cameras, or radars achieve. It also has the capability to produce camera-like 2D images of its intensity, ambient, and range data, enabling native application of best-in-class computer vision algorithms.