RoboSense Provides Cold-Resistant LiDAR to Autonomous Shuttle Bus by MUJI and Sensible 4

Chinese LiDAR company RoboSense announced that it has provided a cold-resistant LiDAR for GACHA, the world's first autonomous driving shuttle bus for all weather conditions which was reported by LEDinside last year.

GACHA is equipped with RoboSense's advanced cold-resistant 16-beam mechanical LiDAR environment perception system to operate vehicles in harsh winter and other severe weather conditions. The autonomous shuttle bus was co-designed by Sensible 4, a Finnish autonomous driving company, and MUJI, the Japanese retail brand. Sensible 4 provided software for positioning, navigation, and obstacle detection and MUJI offer its expertise in design and user experience.


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Under extreme weather conditions, the performance of critical sensors, such as LiDARs and cameras, are severely impacted. During the winter time in Finland, the temperature reach down to -30°C (-22°F) and it may incapacitate semiconductor components. Meanwhile, snowy and icy roads might also cripple the ability of image algorithms.

Facing the challenge of extreme weather condition, RoboSense's new cold-resistant LiDAR is essential since it "sees" a 3D world through emitting and receiving lasers pulses, with point cloud algorithms that accurately recognize obstacles, even on showy days.

RoboSense will join Sensible 4 on their first GACHA bus fleet public road deployment in April, as well as future projects in Finland and other countries.

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