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1. WO2018134618 - HOLOGRAPHIC LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING

Publication Number WO/2018/134618
Publication Date 26.07.2018
International Application No. PCT/GB2018/050168
International Filing Date 19.01.2018
IPC
G01S 17/42 2006.01
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
17Systems using the reflection or reradiation of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. lidar systems
02Systems using the reflection of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves
06Systems determining position data of a target
42Simultaneous measurement of distance and other coordinates
G01S 17/89 2006.01
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
17Systems using the reflection or reradiation of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. lidar systems
88Lidar systems, specially adapted for specific applications
89for mapping or imaging
G01S 7/481 2006.01
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/, G01S15/, G01S17/127
48of systems according to group G01S17/58
481Constructional features, e.g. arrangements of optical elements
G01S 7/484 2006.01
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/, G01S15/, G01S17/127
48of systems according to group G01S17/58
483Details of pulse systems
484Transmitters
G01S 7/486 2006.01
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/, G01S15/, G01S17/127
48of systems according to group G01S17/58
483Details of pulse systems
486Receivers
CPC
G01S 17/42
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
17Systems using the reflection or reradiation of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. lidar systems
02Systems using the reflection of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves
06Systems determining position data of a target
42Simultaneous measurement of distance and other co-ordinates
G01S 17/89
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
17Systems using the reflection or reradiation of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. lidar systems
88Lidar systems specially adapted for specific applications
89for mapping or imaging
G01S 17/931
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
17Systems using the reflection or reradiation of electromagnetic waves other than radio waves, e.g. lidar systems
88Lidar systems specially adapted for specific applications
93for anti-collision purposes
931of land vehicles
G01S 7/4814
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/00, G01S15/00, G01S17/00
48of systems according to group G01S17/00
481Constructional features, e.g. arrangements of optical elements
4814of transmitters alone
G01S 7/4815
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/00, G01S15/00, G01S17/00
48of systems according to group G01S17/00
481Constructional features, e.g. arrangements of optical elements
4814of transmitters alone
4815using multiple transmitters
G01S 7/4817
GPHYSICS
01MEASURING; TESTING
SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
7Details of systems according to groups G01S13/00, G01S15/00, G01S17/00
48of systems according to group G01S17/00
481Constructional features, e.g. arrangements of optical elements
4817relating to scanning
Applicants
  • ENVISICS LTD. [GB]/[GB]
Inventors
  • CHRISTMAS, Jamieson
Agents
  • GREENAWAY, Martin, William
Priority Data
1700901.019.01.2017GB
1700902.819.01.2017GB
1700903.619.01.2017GB
Publication Language English (EN)
Filing Language English (EN)
Designated States
Title
(EN) HOLOGRAPHIC LIGHT DETECTION AND RANGING
(FR) DÉTECTION DE LUMIÈRE HOLOGRAPHIQUE ET TÉLÉMÉTRIE
Abstract
(EN)
A light detection and ranging system arranged to scan a scene comprises a light source arranged to output light having a first characteristic. A spatial light modulator is arranged to receive the light from the light source and output spatially-modulated light in accordance with computer-generated holograms represented thereon. A holographic controller is arranged to output a plurality of holograms to the spatial light modulator. Each hologram is arranged to form a corresponding light footprint within the scene. The holographic controller is further arranged to change the position of the light footprint within the scene. A light detector is arranged to receive light having the first characteristic from the scene and output a light response signal. In embodiments, a first plurality of holograms are arranged to provide a first scan within the scene, and the holographic controller is arranged to receive the light response signal in response to the first scan and determine a second plurality of holograms based on a property of the light response signal.
(FR)
L'invention concerne un système de détection de lumière et de télémétrie servant à balayer une scène qui comprend une source de lumière servant à émettre de la lumière ayant une première caractéristique. Un modulateur spatial de lumière sert à recevoir la lumière émise par la source de lumière et à émettre de la lumière modulée spatialement selon des hologrammes générés par ordinateur représentés dessus. Un contrôleur holographique sert à transmettre une pluralité d'hologrammes au modulateur spatial de lumière. Chaque hologramme sert à former une empreinte de lumière correspondante dans la scène. Le contrôleur holographique sert en outre à modifier la position de l'empreinte de lumière dans la scène. Un détecteur de lumière sert à recevoir la lumière ayant la première caractéristique depuis la scène et à émettre un signal de réponse de lumière. Selon des modes de réalisation, une première pluralité d'hologrammes servent à effectuer un premier balayage dans la scène, et le contrôleur holographique sert à recevoir le signal de réponse de lumière en réponse au premier balayage et à déterminer une deuxième pluralité d'hologrammes sur la base d'une propriété du signal de réponse de lumière.
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