Did you know LiDAR is everywhere…even inside your phone?

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What is LiDAR? How does it work? What is it used for? The video [1] should give you some clues as well as show you what it is used for in your iPhone.

We have provided a basic LiDAR definition from NOAA [2] if you are not clear on how it works, and a little exploration of why it is sometimes labeled as LIDAR [4] if you are curious. The world of LiDAR applications is exploding around us [3] beyond just being hidden inside your phone.

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[1] TheUnlockr Youtube channel: https://youtu.be/FOxxqVzDaaA

[2] NOAA LiDAR definition: https://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/lidar.html

[3] Another great overview of LiDAR use cases from Geospatial World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zREAEdXzOcw

[4] LiDAR vs LIDAR etymology (for the curious): https://geozoneblog.wordpress.com/2014/04/09/lidar-case-matters/


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