OS0 Ultra-wide field-of-view lidar sensor for autonomous vehicles and robotics


See more with the OS0 digital lidar sensor’s 90º field of view.
See more with the OS0 digital lidar sensor’s 90º field of view.

Ouster OS0 in action

  • Includes built-in IMU for SLAM algorithm support
  • Creates a uniformly spaced point cloud and pixel-aligned 2D camera images for more efficient data processing, faster labeling, and streamlined algorithm application
Raw point cloud captured on an OS1-128 on a drive through a dusty dirt road. The sensor is mounted on the front of the vehicle.
Tom Voorheis, Former Director of Autonomy Engineering, May Mobility

Tom Voorheis

Former Director of Autonomy Engineering, May Mobility

“May Mobility wouldn't be where we are today as a company delivering autonomous mobility as a service without incorporating ultra-wide view lidar sensors.”

An OS0-128 sensor photographed with an infrared camera

Ultra-wide vertical field of view

Enhance situational awareness with the OS0’s 90º field of view.

An OS0/OS1 lidar sensor with a removable cap

Lightweight modular design

Weighing only 447 g and featuring a modular cap design, this lidar sensor seamlessly integrates into your vehicle, drone, or robot.

The L2X chip, Ouster’s latest digital lidar system-on-a-chip with SPAD detectors

Powered by the L2X chip

The L2X digital lidar system-on-a-chip is the most powerful, highest performing chip we have ever designed. 2X the signal processing power, 2X the data output to power Ouster’s latest Rev 06 OS series scanning sensors.

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Ouster lidar point cloud detects a vehicle obscured by dust on a dirt road

All-weather perception

With the L2X chip and dual returns capability, our latest sensors can detect objects through rain, snow, fog, dust, smoke, and other obscurants. The result is superior perception for any environment.

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An OS0/OS1 lidar sensor in a wet environment

Rugged and reliable

Ouster lidar sensors are designed for 100,000 hours of continuous use. IP 68/69K rugged, waterproof, robust to shock and vibration, and temperature rated from -40 ºC to +64 ºC.

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A point-cloud image of the Ferry Building in San Francisco

Data quality

The structured digital lidar data output and unmatched intensity data quality from Ouster lidar sensors improves algorithm efficiency and accuracy.

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OS0 lidar beam configurations

Choose the configuration that’s right for your deployment
Below horizon
Graphic of os0 uniform beam spacing




Vertical Resolution
OS0-3232 channels
OS0-6464 channels
OS0-128128 channels
Horizontal Resolution
OS0-32512, 1024, or 2048
OS0-64512, 1024, or 2048
OS0-128512, 1024, or 2048
OS0-3250 m
OS0-6450 m
OS0-12850 m
Vertical Field of View
OS0-3290° (±45º)
OS0-6490° (±45º)
OS0-12890° (±45º)
Vertical Angular Resolution
OS0-320.7º – 5.5º (multiple options)
OS0-640.7º – 5.5º (multiple options)
OS0-32±1.5 – 5 cm
OS0-64±1.5 – 5 cm
OS0-128±1.5 – 5 cm
Points Per Second
Rotation Rate
OS0-3210 or 20 Hz
OS0-6410 or 20 Hz
OS0-12810 or 20 Hz
Power Draw
OS0-3214 – 20 W
OS0-6414 – 20 W
OS0-12814 – 20 W
OS0-32447 g
OS0-64447 g
OS0-128447 g
Ingress Protection Rating
OS0-32IP68, IP69K
OS0-64IP68, IP69K
OS0-128IP68, IP69K

Additional features of the OS0

  • PTP and NMEA/PPS time synchronization options
  • On-the-fly programming of frame rate and horizontal resolution
  • Fixed angle data measurement
  • Multi-sensor crosstalk resistance
  • Pluggable space-style bayonet connector
  • Over-the-network firmware updates
  • Class 1 Eye Safe per IEC/EN 60825-1:2014
  • Output: range, intensity, reflectivity, ambient NIR, azimuth angle, time stamp
  • Dual returns capability that processes strongest and second strongest return of every pixel

The Ouster advantage

Always improving

Regular firmware updates continuously add features and improve performance.

Technical support team

Our team of applications engineers is here to answer your questions to help get your deployment moving.

Standard two-year warranty

We stand behind our rugged, reliable sensors so you can deploy with confidence. Option to add a three-year warranty plan.