See Everything. Do Anything.

Sense designs intelligent 3D vision systems at low-cost
enabling LiDAR-based industrial and automotive autonomy at scale

Sense designs intelligent 3D vision systems at low-cost enabling
LiDAR-based industrial and automotive autonomy at scale

Sense One

Purpose-built flash LiDAR for industrial deployments with the best-in-class price performance

0.27° x 0.27° angular resolution with up to 1 Million points per second. Available now at $3,995.

Scalable By Design

We’ve created a simple architecture that’s easy to manufacture and priced to scale starting with custom in-house laser arrays

Move Past Moving Parts

Our 100% solid-state flash LiDAR architecture has no gimmicks, MEMS, or optical mechanics

Superior 3D Data

Full frames of instantaneous, high-resolution depth and intensity data without any vertical gaps

Industrial Deployments

From Loading Docks to Shipping Decks

Improve your perception stack with 3D clarity to navigate safely indoors or outdoors in all lighting conditions at warehouses, truckyards, airports, factories, or retail locations

Automotive Omnipresence

Complete Visibility from Curb to Horizon

Reduce your AI’s workload by leveraging rich, near-range 3D data featuring road surface to treetops to enhance your HD maps and collision avoidance systems

Our Work in Action

We never stop innovating and it shows. Take a glance at what we’ve achieved in 4 short years

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From Promise to Profits: Taking LiDAR Past the Tipping Point for Your Industrial Enterprise

Recent advances have made LiDAR sensing significantly more durable, reliable, affordable, and scalable. This means LiDAR sensors hold great promise for monitoring, automation, and security.

The iPhone 12 - LiDAR At Your Fingertips

The unique SPAD design allows for acquiring photons and digitizing the histogram data of more than 100,000 pixels simultaneously. In addition, the chip can perform edge level processing to reduce transmission bandwidth and deliver useful data to the automotive perception stack.

IEEE WEBINAR: Global-Shutter Solid-State Flash Lidar

This talk will describe a global-shutter lidar system, which, when combined with novel signal processing algorithms, delivers high-resolution, wide-field and long-range 3D data at a fraction of the cost of legacy systems.

Preview of Global Autonomous Vehicle Industry in 2021

Reporter Amir Efrati hosted a Live Video Summit about self-driving vehicle development and advanced driver-assistance systems in the upcoming year, with Sense CEO Shauna McIntyre, as one of the featured speakers.


Lidar used to cost $75,000—here’s how Apple brought it to the iPhone

Sense is using a technique called micro-transfer printing to spread its lasers out. This allows the lasers to use more power without running into heat and eye safety problems.


30 women in robotics you need to know about – 2020

We're honored that our CEO, Shauna McIntyre, has been included on this list by Robohub.


One in three Americans would happily never set foot in a store again, a new survey of consumer behavior shows

The poll, conducted by market research firm Harris Insights and Analytics and Sense Photonics, a company that makes 3D sensors and industrial robotics, showed that 35% of Americans would be happy to avoid traditional in-store shopping forever.

Advancing lidar technologies—an interview with Shauna McIntyre

Laser Focus World Editor at Large Conard Holton interviews Shauna McIntyre, CEO of lidar solutions developer Sense Photonics, who has more than 25 years of industry experience that includes leadership roles at Google, Ford, and Honeywell.

Sense Photonics Wins RBR50 Innovation Award for Osprey LiDAR System

Robotics Business Review has named Sense Photonics a recipient of the 2020 RBR50 Robotics Innovation Awards, presented annually to forward-thinking organizations contributing to growth within the robotics sector.

WEBINAR: Next Generation Technologies to Enable High- Performance Low-Cost Lidar

This webinar by Sense CTO Hod Finkelstein describes two complementary technologies, discussing design trade-offs, the performance roadmap into the future, and remaining challenges.

Google Exec Jumps To Lead Lidar Startup And Hires Competitors

“I think we’re well positioned in the market, we managed our growth very well and we didn’t get too big too quickly, so that’s serving us well now to be able to recruit some really outstanding talent,” McIntyre said in explaining how she managed to win over such high-powered competitors.


Most lidars today have between 1 and 128 lasers—this one has 11,000

Sense Photonics has an innovative method to package thousands of lasers together.

Sense Photonics Brings its Fancy New Flash Lidar to Market

Nice overview by TechCrunch describing features and benefits of our upcoming LiDAR product, and the availability of pre-orders.

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