The Ouster OS2 digital lidar sensor


The OS2 delivers long-range, high-resolution 3D sensing. Engineered for performance, and priced for commercial deployment.
The OS2 delivers long-range, high-resolution 3D sensing. Engineered for performance, and priced for commercial deployment.

Ouster OS2 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 of an OS2-128 drive in San Francisco.
“The Ouster OS2 is a solid solution that will augment our long-range perception offerings thanks to its resolution and reliability.”
- Gary Hicok
Senior Vice President of Automotive Hardware and Systems, NVIDIA
Ouster High-performance digital lidar solutions

200+ meter range

See farther with the long-range OS2 lidar sensor. Fit for highway-speed autonomy and high-altitude drones.

A point cloud of the OS2-128 long-range lidar sensor driving through San Francisco.

High resolution

With 128 vertical beams, Ouster lidar sensors offer the highest resolution available for superior object identification.

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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Ouster High-performance digital lidar solutions

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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An Ouster digital lidar sensor captures people and vehicles at an intersection

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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OS2 lidar beam configurations

Choose the right configuration for your deployment
Below horizon
OS2 Uniform beam configuration




Vertical Resolution
OS2-3232 channels
OS2-6464 channels
OS2-128128 channels
Horizontal Resolution
OS2-32512, 1024, or 2048
OS2-64512, 1024, or 2048
OS2-128512, 1024, or 2048
OS2-32240 m
OS2-64240 m
OS2-128240 m
Vertical Field of View
OS2-3222.5° (±11.25º)
OS2-6422.5° (±11.25º)
OS2-12822.5° (±11.25º)
Vertical Angular Resolution
OS2-320.18º – 0.73º (multiple options)
OS2-640.18º – 0.73º (multiple options)
OS2-32±2.5 – 8 cm
OS2-64±2.5 – 8 cm
OS2-128±2.5 – 8 cm
Points Per Second
Rotation Rate
OS2-3210 or 20 Hz
OS2-6410 or 20 Hz
OS2-12810 or 20 Hz
Power Draw
OS2-3218 – 24 W
OS2-6418 – 24 W
OS2-12818 – 24 W
OS2-321100 g
OS2-641100 g
OS2-1281100 g
Ingress Protection Rating
OS2-32IP68, IP69K
OS2-64IP68, IP69K
OS2-128IP68, IP69K

Additional features of the OS2

  • 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
  • Industry-leading intrinsic calibration; no recalibration needed
  • Pluggable space-style bayonet connector
  • Over-the-network firmware updates
  • Class 1 Eye Safe per IEC/EN 60825-1:2014
  • 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.