Lidar Lite Sensor From Trossen

 
#1

Here is a new LIDAR sensor from Trossen that might be useful for those wanting to map a room.


LIDAR lite

#2

Fixed you link for you:
Lidar Lite

#3

Yeah sparkfun started selling that guy too a few weeks back. I'm excited for it as brings the cost of LiDar much further down than the $400 spinning LiDar sensor from Neato Robotics. LiDar is also very useful in outdoor applications.

That sensor is manufactured by a new company called Pulse Light, here's a link.

#4

@Robot-Doc Appreciate the heads up. I can see using those. Faster response and better range than the HC-SR04

#5

The Neato Robotics complete LIDAR assembly is available on ebay for $75 to $100 now. You don't have to purchase a complete Neato vacuum cleaner just for the LIDAR anymore.

#6

@Robot-Doc, I did a search and found one that worked out a controller to make it easy to use. It costs a bit more though but it looks like it will save you some headaches.
Neato Lidar with Teensy controller

#7

I've go a couple of those. Direct integration with EZ-Builder would be very nice.