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Luminar, Volvo Open Long Range Curated Lidar Dataset For Industry Developers, Researchers

  • Luminar Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: LAZR) and Volvo (VLVLY) unveiled a comprehensive lidar dataset called Cirrus that contains exclusive long-range lidar data from Volvo Cars' test and data collection fleet.
  • The dataset is being opened to industry developers and researchers in support and advancement of safe self-driving.
  • Cirrus features raw data from Luminar's high-performance lidar sensors, which accurately detect objects ahead of the car out to 250 meters away. 
  • "By making these resources publicly available, we support developers in and outside our company and collaborate with the best of the best in their fields," said Volvo CTO Henrik Green.
  • The companies partnered last year to incorporate Luminar's lidar technology for safe self-driving in Volvo cars.
  • Tesla Inc (NASDAQ: TSLA) partnered with Samsung OTCSSNLF towards 5nm self-driving chips, based on this report.
  • Baidu Inc (NASDAQ: BIDU) received permission from California to test vacant self-driving cars as per Reuters.
  • Price Action: LAZR shares are down 0.62% at $33.8 in the pre-market session on the last check Friday.



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