MODEX 2020 Takeaways

MODEX 2020 Takeaways Erin Rapacki | March 26, 2020 Understandably, many of you were unable to attend MODEX 2020 this year, so we wanted to share some of the top warehouse automation takeaways gathered from our conversations with attendees. We also want to acknowledge the difficult decisions around COVID-19 and we hope that your families

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Sense Photonics Brings Sense One LiDAR for Industrial Applications to MODEX 2020

The Sense One represents a landmark achievement in advanced automation and safety for industrial applications, as it is the best value on the marketplace capable of reliably detecting many common warehouse objects from extended range in changing lighting conditions. Read more >>

Sense Photonics Taking Pre-Orders for New Industrial 3D Camera

Its camera-like architecture enables dramatic cost reduction, environmental durability, and high-performance for several industrial applications, including robotics, material handling, activity monitoring, last-mile delivery, motion tracking, volumetric measurement, 3D inspection, palletization, and more.

Sense Photonics says new solid state 3D sensor offers longest range for industrial use

Solid-state lidar is becoming more popular, noted Burroughs. “Everybody’s moving toward it, and both automotive manufacturers and industrial automation customers have asked for it,” he said. “It has many advantages — no moving parts, increased reliability, and a more compact form factor.”

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.

Fueled by $26M in cash, Sense Photonics launches 3D sensor camera; autonomous vehicle product coming

Most leading industrial-focused 3D sensors typically have very short range performance, don’t work well in outdoor sunlight, have interference issues, or are very expensive. Our unique LiDAR offering addresses these technical challenges and more

RTP Discover: Sense Photonics

The Research Triangle Park news team sat down with Sense Photonics‘ founding team, CEO Scott Burroughs, CCO Russell Kanjorski, and Founding Scientist Brent Fisher. The trio founded Sense in 2016, landing more than $5 million in just nine months while headquartered at Frontier RTP. In 2019, the LiDAR company relocated to a lab-office hybrid in the Park.

This Startup Has An Answer To Elon Musk’s Aversion To LiDAR

Tesla boss Elon Musk has no use for LiDAR, the laser radar sensing system most automakers install on their autonomous vehicles. The CEO of North Carolina-based startup Sense Photonics is confident his company has come up with a LiDAR system that actually “sees” better than existing systems with a system called flash LiDAR architecture.

Sensor startup Sense Photonics to open LiDAR research and development center with Scottish Government in Edinburgh

The US-based sensor technology startup is set to significantly enhance its presence in Scotland, following a £1.9m grant from Scottish Enterprise. As part of the expansion, they will open an Advanced LiDAR Research and Development Centre, creating 38 high-value jobs in the process.

Sense Photonics flashes onto the lidar scene with a new approach and $26M

Lidar is a critical part of many autonomous cars and robotic systems, but the technology is also evolving quickly. A new company called Sense Photonics just emerged from stealth mode today with a $26M A round, touting a whole new approach that allows for an ultra-wide field of view and (literally) flexible installation.


March 9-12, 2020 / Atlanta

NFR 2020 Vision
January 11-14, 2020 / New York

Consumer Electronics Show
January 7-10, 2020 / Las Vegas

November 12-13, 2019, San Jose

October 1-3, Santa Clara


Automotive LiDAR 2019
September 25-26, 2019 / Detroit

CVPR 2019
June 16-20, 2019 / Long Beach


The Information Autonomous Vehicles Summit
June 13, 2019 / San Francisco

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