n optical microelectromechanical (MEMS) technology company based in California, has released its first full lidar system, saying that its dual-axis approach is well-suited to applications in robotics and advanced manufacturing.
Called “SyMPL” (short for synchronized MEMS pair lidar), the 3D sensing system is based around a very-low-power 905 nm laser source. It builds on the Richmond-headquartered firm’s earlier efforts in MEMS mirrors, development kits, and optical subsystems.
Company CEO and founder Veljko Milanovic said that while those previous efforts have enabled its customers to develop prototype lidar equipment, the release of a Mirrorcle-branded system represented a “remarkable genesis”.
He boasted: “We followed our own success at the subsystem level, leveraged our expertise from laser tracking systems and developed a complete 3D sensing solution - and we were frankly amazed with the efficiency of development and resulting system performance.”
Offering a range of 30 meters and distance resolution of 1 cm, SyMPL comes with a software package for programmable control of the lidar and detailed point cloud visualization.