Automotive

An Ouster OS0 digital lidar sensor mounted on an autonomous vehicle

Digital lidar solutions for autonomous vehicles

High performance perception for the future of driverless transportation

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Autonomous vehicles need better vision

Autonomous vehicles (AVs) will change the automotive industry as well as the way we move in the world.

But cameras and radar alone cannot guarantee safe driving and traditional lidar is unable to meet the increasing demands of performance, reliability, and cost across the automotive industry.

Safe and efficient autonomous vehicles need high-performance digital lidar to see clearly. Ouster is here to help.

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An autonomous vehicle is one of the most complex intelligent machines ever created. Learn more about the core building blocks that make up any AV, from sensor types to data processing methods, and understand the design tradeoffs within each block.

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Why automotive leaders partner with Ouster

Why automotive leaders partner with Ouster

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Gain market share

Ouster high-performance digital lidar gives you a competitive edge in your AV design.

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Reduce overall cost

Superior lidar performance and reliability can help minimize BOM and lifetime cost of ownership.

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Minimize commercial risk

Partner with a stable, growing, and proven lidar supplier with unparalleled customer support.

Tim Daly, Chief Architect, Plus

Tim Daly

Chief Architect, Plus

“The wide field of view and the broad opening angle on the OS1 sensor is an absolutely perfect fit for our trucking system. It makes it possible for us to have zero blind spots anywhere.”

Vehicles see better with Ouster

Autonomous trucking

For an industry that thrives on operational efficiency, an autonomous trucking fleet is a dream come true. Long haul trucks need high-performance perception running around the clock in various environmental conditions.

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Robotaxis

The robotaxi revolution requires new levels of perception performance, reliability, and scalability in order to deploy fleets in cities with varying driving conditions across the world.

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Shuttles and busses

Safety is paramount for shuttles and busses, whether they’re operating on public streets or private office campuses.

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Click to explore real point cloud data taken on a highway in San Francisco with an Ouster OS1-128 sensor.

Webinar: An Introduction to Ouster and Digital Lidar

Ouster is building digital lidar sensors for autonomy in the industrial, smart infrastructure, robotics, and automotive markets. Join us to learn more about what we’re building.

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Automotive leaders choose Ouster

With over 50 different laser configurations, Ouster has the perfect lidar sensor for your AV design. Get started today.