Many countries face the challenge of an aging population, leading to a reduction in labor supply and labor costs. Therefore, various enterprises are actively promoting industrial automation, and the application scenarios of robots are increasing day by day, which promotes the continuous progress and innovation of robot technology. After the COVID-19 epidemic, more companies hope to develop robot products to quickly occupy the market quickly.
According to different usage scenarios of ROS unmanned vehicles, RPlidar series LiDAR of different specifications can be built in. Currently available are A-Series and S-Series LiDAR. Since LiDAR is less affected by light interference, LiDAR mapping works well in any light condition. In particular, our S-series LiDAR has been optimized for outdoor sunlight conditions, and its performance is even better, which can meet various indoor and outdoor needs.
For a robot that wants to quickly occupy market opportunities For enterprises, chassis products are undoubtedly the best choice.However, most chassis products on the market have problems such as high prices, large sizes, and unstable walking. The emergence of the small robot-wheeled chassis of SLAMTEC has subverted the industry’s perception of chassis products.
LiDAR, which is considered to be the "intelligent eye" of robots, has played a huge role in realizing the autonomous localization and navigation of robots. It can help robots understand the surrounding environment information in unfamiliar environments, and provide good environmental cognition capabilities for subsequent localization and navigation. Although a variety of sensors are involved in the autonomous movement of robots, LiDAR plays a greater role than ultrasonic, visual, infrared, and other sensors.
I believe everyone is familiar with the application of LiDAR in robotics, unmanned driving, and other fields, but in addition to these two fields, LiDAR can also be widely used in other fields. Take the RPlidar series LiDAR of SLAMTEC as an example. Although most of the current service robots have the RPlidar series LiDAR, it is not only a standard configuration for service robots. It is also used in multi-touch, smart speakers, cameras and wireless RPlidar series LiDARs are also suitable for drones and other fields.
In recent years, service robots have developed rapidly, and there is an increasing demand for upper-level development based on the underlying applications of robots. For robots, the importance of the chassis is like that of legs for humans. Almost all functions such as movement, navigation, and obstacle avoidance of robots rely on the chassis. Therefore, the chassis is the foundation and key to the application and development of robots.
Worldwide, more than 250 million people are currently visually impaired. For the visually impaired, going out independently can be a considerable challenge. Not only does it need to identify and avoid obstacles, but it also needs to make autonomous pathfinding and navigation judgments based on the location information of obstacles.
The UNTACT platform is equipped with SLAMTEC RPlidar A3, which uses LiDAR to identify and judge crowd movements within the range of perception, combined with multi-point interaction technology, greatly enriching the interactivity of the sports platform.
In recent years, LIDAR has not only been applied in many fields such as commercial service robots, unmanned driving, AGV/AMR, but also become one of the essential intelligent sensors in the era of "metaverse".This article will explain the development and application direction of TOF LIDAR from various aspects such as technical characteristics and market pattern.