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Mapping the world in 3D

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A high-definition LIDAR system with a rotating sensor head containing 64 semiconductor lasers allows the efficient generation of 3D environment maps at unprecedented levels of detail.

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  • 09 July 2010

    In the print version of this Technology Focus Industry Perspective, the credit for the image on page 429 was incorrectly given to Velodyne. The image was courtesy of Mandli Communications, and should have been credited as such. The HTML and PDF versions of the text are correct.

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Schwarz, B. Mapping the world in 3D. Nature Photon 4, 429–430 (2010).

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