Leddar Pixell

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Leddar Pixell

Specifically designed for ADAS and autonomous vehicle driving applications. Large vehicles for construction, mining and public transport need to be aware of possible dangers surrounding them. Autonomous vehicles such as shuttles, robotaxis, delivery vehicles and large commercial vehicles navigating in urban environments need to be fully aware of their surroundings to operate safely. They all need to detect and track other vehicles and obstacles and, crucially, vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists, to avoid collisions.

The advantage of this solid state 3D flash LiDAR sensor, which has no moving parts or cooling fan, is that it does not have the limitations of mechanical scanning LiDARs which generate blindspot areas that can reach several metres. Within its’ wide Field of View the Leddar Pixell provides complete coverage of the area being scanned without any blind spots. The solid state design provides superior durability, is vibration and shock resistant even in harsh conditions, and a high Mean Time Before Failure (MTBF).

Superior robustness and reliability

Robust and reliable with a 180° Field of View, the Pixell has been specifically designed by LeddarTech for ADAS and autonomous driving applications. It is optimised for use in perception platforms that are meant to enhance detection capabilities of vulnerable road users (VRU). Four Pixel sensors on a vehicle would provide full 360° coverage. Extensive testing has shown extremely high MTBF, shock resistance and lack of dust ingress making it ideal for public transport, construction and mining applications.

Powered by the LCA2 LeddarEngine, the data provided by the Leddar Pixell allows for object tracking and identification of possible collisions based on object position, velocity and directionality, without overwhelming the vehicle’s CPU with massive amounts of unnecessary data.

The Leddar Pixell is CE marked to provide assurance that it meets all required European legislation.

Technical specification

  • Field of View: 180° horizontal and 16° vertical
  • Range: Pedestrian detection range of up to 32m, maximum range 41m
  • Wide operating temperature: -30 to +65 °C
  • Power consumption: 20W
  • Fanless IP67 enclosure with impact-resistant windows and automotive-grade connectors
  • Best-in-class shock and vibration resistance
  • Wavelength (nm): 905
  • Dimensions: 245mm x 86mm x 57mm visible (+70mm embedded)
  • Weight: 2.25Kg

Recommended applications

  • Construction, mining, offroad vehicles, public transport
  • Autonomous shuttles and vehicles
  • Proximity detection
  • Blindspot mitigation
  • Collision avoidance
  • Vehicle navigation
  • Velocity measurement

Price indication ££

(Relative to range of scanners available from Mapix technologies)

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Independent review

Read our full review article on the Leddar Pixell, where we have evaluated the sensor at test locations in Edinburgh, Scotland. This is to establish its performance across 3 key scenarios – cyclist detection; pedestrian detection and vehicle monitoring at a road intersection.

Testing the Leddar Pixell

Testing the Leddar Pixell

We aimed to establish its performance across 3 key scenarios – cyclist detection; pedestrian detection and vehicle monitoring at a road intersection. Read the review of the Leddar Pixell

Download the Mapix technologies test data captured with the Leddar Pixell at our test locations in Edinburgh, Scotland. Request test dataset here.

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