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OSRAM PERCEPT LiDAR PLATFORM

OSRAM PERCEPT LiDAR PLATFORM

Solid State.
Mid to Long Range.​
Automotive Mass Market.​

The OSRAM PERCEPT Platform​

OSRAM is developing the first flexible solid state LiDAR platform engineered with a strict focus on industrialization and automotive qualification. In a clear Tier 2 role we are offering a mid- to long range platform to OEMs, Tier 1s and system integrators that can be adapted for their specific application.​

Percept Module

What is unique about OSRAM PERCEPT?

Mass market pricing. Automotive qualification. Professional industrialization.

  • Flexible platform: adjust to your application
  • Advanced multi-hit to detect nearby objects: multi-hit capability for objects close to each other
  • Flexible Field-of-View (FoV): adjust the Field-of-View according to speed​
  • Reflectivity feedback: direct amplitude measurement​
  • Highest perception precision: fully deterministic scan pattern
  • Optimal for sensor fusion: camera-compatible pixel raster and framerate
  • High accuracy range: digital signal processing​

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Example applications​

The 905nm EEL based PERCEPT platform allows mass market pricing by high integration due to our platform approach. We are serving long and mid range applications by changing optics and software while leaving the core components of the system untouched.​

LiDAR Long Range

PERCEPT Long Range LiDAR

  • Range > 200m​
  • Narrow Field-of-View (FoV​)
  • Applicable e.g. for highway pilot
  • Typical integration in windscreen module or bumper​
LiDAR Short Range

PERCEPT Mid Range Corner LiDAR

  • Range up to 100m​
  • Wide Field-of-View (FoV​)
  • Applicable e.g. for urban pilot​
LiDAR Tunnel Perspective

What is LiDAR?

LiDAR is a technology that senses precise distances using invisible laser beams. By measuring thousands of distances in a defined field of view a 3D point cloud can be generated.

This data can be processed and used in autonomous driving and driver assistance systems, like highway pilot or active cruise control to detect, classify and track the objects in the environment of the vehicle. By fusing data or the objects detected with the data from other sensors, such as camera vision or mmWave radar, a highly precise digital twin of the vehicle environment can be generated.

LiDAR sensors have been used for years in automotive application, but never reached high volumes. The solid state PERCEPT LiDAR platform now reduces complexity, allowing OEMs to bring LiDAR in mass production of private cars. Besides of that PERCEPT is still keeping the flexibility for different applications and driving situations using a novel beam steering approach. Together with OSRAM‘s strengths in industrialization and in scaling automotive production we will be offering PERCEPT at a highly competitive price point.​

LiDAR Time of Flight Method

Time-of-flight LiDAR

Time-of-Flight (ToF) is the method for measuring the distance between a sensor and an object, based on the time difference between the emission of a signal and its return to the sensor, after being reflected by an object. The ToF distance measurement approach is the main stream for LiDAR applications with the highest technological maturity. There are three main principles of modulating. OSRAM PERCEPT is based on the pulsed emission approach where a laser pulse is emitted, and a part of it is reflected back from an object. A detector close to the emitter collects the received light signal and the time it took to come back. The distance can be calculated based on this information. The main advantages are the simplicity of the setup, stability, robustness, and the availability of components.

PERCEPT components allow high quality​

Supported by our suppliers

Laser Emitter

OSRAM OS Laser Emitters

OSRAM OS 4ch 905nm emitters are the first in the world to be AEC-Q102 qualified. This market leading technology guarantees striking performance in range and resolution, at a highly competitive pricepoint.​

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LCA Chip

LeddarTech Platform

OSRAM is a key investor in the LeddarTech Automotive and Mobility LiDAR platform. The versatile, scalable LiDAR platform designed for Tier-1 and 2 suppliers enables OSRAM to take advantage of a highly optimized LiDAR core comprised of the LeddarCoreTM LCA SoCs and the LeddarSPTM digital signal processing software.This powerful LeddarEngineTM has been adopted as a basis for the OSRAM PERCEPT Platform.

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Legal notice​
This information has been collected carefully. Nevertheless, any performance data given here is subject to compliance with a set of surrounding conditions and for this reason could vary. In addition we reserve the right to make changes at any time without notice. We recommend to reconfirm with OSRAM if this information is still valid before taking it into account for system design and to verify the performance data taking the application specific surrounding conditions. OSRAM takes no responsibility for consequences due to non-compliance with these recommendations.​