Open Hardware scanning laser rangefinder
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OpenSimpleLidar

Open Hardware scanning laser rangefinder.

It is really cheap - its components cost less than $35.

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Example of Hector SLAM working with this Lidar: Alt text

This Lidar is using triangulation method for measuring distance to objects. It can be shown by this picture: Alt text

Some modeled pictures of the assembled Lidar can be found here: https://github.com/iliasam/OpenSimpleLidar/tree/master/Misc/Pictures/

Now I'm updating the documentation for this LIDAR.
Some of it I'm writing to the project wiki: https://github.com/iliasam/OpenSimpleLidar/wiki

Some more info: https://hackaday.io/project/20628-opensimplelidar

Video of using OpenSimpleLidar for Autonomous Robot Navigation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHt_NTktmlA

See also my another Lidar project: https://github.com/iliasam/OpenLIDAR