Can Lidar Penetrate Water?

Yes, lidar can penetrate water but can be quite a challenge. Mainly due to various limitations such as refraction and light absorption. Greenlight (infrared wavelength of 532nm) from Lidar sensors can penetrate water the best and farthest due to its wavelength. It can penetrate ocean water of up to hundreds of meters (up to 300m).  …

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The Different Types of LiDAR Systems

Remote sensing, surveying, and monitoring have, in the last few years, reached new heights with the power of the LiDAR technology. The proliferation of LiDAR, which stands for Light Detection and Ranging, is now seen in multiple industries including forestry, disaster management, weather prediction, construction, archaeology, autonomous vehicles, and many more.   It is important to …

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Pros and Cons of Radar

RADAR is an abbreviation that stands for Radio Detection and Ranging System. It is generally an electromagnetic system that detects the distance and location of an object. It has a Radar transmitter that relies on the principle of reflection when capturing data. Basically, the radio waves are transmitted through space and onto objects. The reflections …

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