About Ouster

About Ouster

High-resolution lidar sensors for long, mid, and short range applications

We transformed lidar from an analog device with thousands of components to an elegant digital device powered by one chip-scale laser array and one CMOS sensor. The result is a full range of high-resolution lidar sensors that deliver superior imaging at a dramatically lower price.

Building the eyes of the autonomous future

The automation revolution is underway, and lidar is one of the key enabling technologies that helps machines see and understand our world. Safety in these automated machines is paramount, which is why Ouster’s digital lidar sensors are designed for the highest resolution and reliability available.

Digital lidar is the future of lidar

Ouster’s patented digital lidar architecture delivers an unmatched combination of performance, reliability, and cost. We transformed lidar from an analog device with thousands of components to an elegant digital device powered by one chip-scale laser array and one CMOS sensor. The result is a full range of high-resolution lidar sensors that deliver superior imaging at a dramatically lower price.

Our investors

Ouster has raised over $140 million in capital, and is backed by financial and strategic investors with deep relationships in the automotive sector.

MEDIA COVERAGE

Ousters

noun.\ ˈau̇-stərs \
  1. A team of software, hardware, business, and manufacturing experts building the next generation of high-resolution lidar sensors
  2. A technologically-advanced tribe from the Dan Simmons Hyperion series dedicated to using technology to live in harmony

Transforming industries with high-resolution lidar

Automotive

128 channels of resolution for ultra-wide view, mid-range, and long-range sensors to cover a vehicle’s full field of view in 360 degrees.Learn more

Smart infrastructure

Build safer roads, secure buildings, and more sustainable cities with Ouster’s digital lidar: high-resolution lidar sensors paired with field-proven software for the detection and tracking of vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians.Learn more

Trucking

Robust sensors with long range and industry-leading resistance to shock, vibration, and ingress to survive the rigors of highway-speed autonomy.

Industrial

Rugged, reliable, and affordable high-resolution lidar sensors to power safety and automation in the mining, agricultural, construction, and logistics industries.

Robotics

Ensure your robots are effective and reliable with 90º ultra-wide view sensors - rated IP69K and robust to shock and vibration so your robot won't go down on the job.

Our leadership

CEO and Co-Founder

Angus Pacala

CTO and Co-Founder

Mark Frichtl

CFO

Anna Brunelle

President of Field Operations

Nathan Dickerman

EVP of Global Operations

Darien Spencer

General Counsel

Myra Pasek

Join the team

You can help us make safe autonomy a reality. If you’re motivated by solving big problems, we’re hiring key roles on our engineering, software, operations, and business teams.

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