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LeddarTech Optical Sensing with New Time-of-Flight Technology Featured in Engineering Publication

LeddarTech optical time-of-flight sensing technology was recently featured in Engineering.com. Leddar optical time-of-flight sensing technology is based on direct time-of-flight measurement, but rather than working directly on the analog signal, Leddar light processing starts by sampling the receive echo for the detection range of the sensor. Leddar expands the sampling rate and resolution of this sampled signal. Finally, it analyzes the resulting discrete-time signal and recovers the distance for every object in its field of view.

Where other methods implement detection and ranging mostly through hardware, Leddar light processing utilizes complex algorithms implemented in software. Through signal processing, Leddar is capable of computing an accurate distance for an object with a very weak return echo. Using various filters, it is also able to detect objects in the presence of nuisance signals caused by dust, snow or raindrops.

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About LeddarTech

LeddarTech is the owner and provider of the patented, leading-edge Leddar sensing technology which enables advanced detection and ranging systems. Leddar performs time-of-flight measurements using light pulses processed through innovative algorithms, detecting a wide range of objects under various environmental conditions.

Leddar sensing technology is globally deployed in all types of devices and applications, from specialized industrial solutions to high volume Internet of Things (IoT) sensing applications. Already growing at 200% CAGR over the last few years, the sensor market is expected to reach more than a trillion dollars in 2020.

The highly adaptable Leddar technology serves multiple industry sectors in different formats (from sensor ICs to off-the-shelf sensor modules), providing brand owners and OEMs with a best-of-class sensing solution optimized for their application and ensuring quick and simple integration.

LeddarTech’s technology is accessible to all interested in exploring the new frontiers of innovation through sensors, from maker communities experimenting with sensor modules to specialized industrial leaders and large consumer goods manufacturers working on new products or applications.

LeddarTech (http://bit.ly/1f7zvEk) is a key technological enabler in the sensor revolution under way. The Quebec-based company provides a core technology that makes it possible to develop highly efficient sensors that are required in the deployment of very-high-volume sensing applications. LeddarTech was named the Most Innovative Device Solution at first ever IoT Awards as well as awarded the Gold Medal for Best New Product of the Year at Best in Biz Awards International.

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Media Contact
Company Name: LeddarTech Inc
Contact Person: Johanne Cyr
Email: communications@leddartech.com
Phone: 855-865-9900
Address:2740 Einstein Street
City: Quebec City
State: Quebec
Country: Canada
Website: http://www.leddartech.com

Source: ABNewswire

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