sweep | Scanning LiDAR

A project in San Leandro, CA by Scanse

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Sweep is a scanning LiDAR sensor designed to bring powerful 360 degree sensing capabilities to everyone for an affordable price.
Backers: 1010
Average Pledge Per Backer: $270

Funded: $272,990 of $230,000
Dates: Mar 2nd -> Apr 11th (40 days)
Project By: Scanse
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Latest News

The Sweep Kickstarter has passed 100%!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
We are so thankful for all your support! This weekend is the last chance for your friends to become backers! Keep spreading the word!  (Read More)

Happy National Robotics Week! Come see us at these events!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
National Robotics Week is here and we're celebrating by attending some of the best robotics events in Silicon Valley! We're going to have a booth at the Robot Block Party at the Jabil Blue Sky Center in San Jose today (Wednesday, 4/6/2016) from... (Read More)

Sweep - $250 LiDAR

April 3rd - via: suasnews.com
Sweep is a small, lightweight and low cost scanning LiDAR sensor built specifically for consumer applications. (Read More)

Sweep has new 3D scanning abilities!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the many uses for Sweep is making 3D scans of environments. This can be useful for construction surveyors, virtual reality content creators and even event planners. We've been working on a second rotation stage for Sweep that allows it to... (Read More)

We've Reached 50% Funded and Posted a New Video to Celebrate!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Backers, We are humbled by your enthusiasm about our project. We've been getting great media attention from some of the most influential people and news agencies in the LiDAR technology space.  Our momentum is strong, but we know we can't let... (Read More)

Sweep sensor adds affordable autonomy and laser mapping to drones and robots

March 17th - via: gizmag.com
A new startup is looking to create a consumer-affordable scanning LiDAR, ideal for makers, enthusiasts, and students. The Scanse Sweep is designed to provide 360 degree sensing capabilities to drones, robots, and more. (Read More)

Sweep: a low cost LiDAR sensor for smart consumer products

March 16th - via: robohub.org
Sweep is a small, lightweight and low-cost laser scanner. It spins a laser range finder to form a 360 degree view of the world, up to 10 times per second (Read More)

Update 1 - New demonstration video has been posted!

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello to all our Backers! Thank you all so much for the amazing support so far! We're continuing to tell the world about Sweep and what it's capable of. Our latest video shows Sweep being used to track a person about 15 meters away outdoors. The... (Read More)

Awesome tech you can’t buy yet: Universal cables, ultraloud speakers, cheap LiDAR

March 6th - via: digitaltrends.com
At any given moment there are approximately a zillion different crowdfunding campaigns happening on the Web. (Read More)

Environment-Scanning Devices

March 4th - via: trendhunter.com
LiDAR System - The prevalence of autonomous technology like robots and drones means navigation is a booming sector of the market, which the ‘sweep’ LiDAR System looks to make simpler. (Read More)

VIDEO: LiDAR za svakoga

March 4th - via: vidi.hr
Na tržište uskoro stiže laserski skener kakav koriste pametni automobili i roboti. (Read More)

Video Friday: Robot Scorpion, Jibo A Capella, and Anti-Drone Bazooka

March 4th - via: spectrum.ieee.org
Your weekly selection of awesome robot videos (Read More)

Sweep 360 Degree Scanning LiDAR Sensor Hits Kickstarter From $199

March 3rd - via: geeky-gadgets.com
Makers and developers in the market for a LiDAR sensor would be interested in a new device that is launched over Kickstarter this week looking to raise $230,000 over the next 40 days to go into production. (Read More)

Sweep: Scanning LiDAR Sensor for Drones & Robots

March 2nd - via: gadgetify.com
Meet Sweep: a scanning LiDAR sensor that makes your drones and robots smarter. (Read More)

Awesome Stuff: Cool Components

February 28th - via: techdirt.com
This one isn't especially fancy or revolutionary, it's just good. (Read More)

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