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Analytical Review of the Development of Laser Location Systems


  • Central Research Institute of Robotics and Technical Cybernetics, Saint-Petersburg, Russia


Background/Objectives: The article deals with various laser location systems and schemes of building 3D images used for a distant 3D shooting of objects, automated control movement systems, air and space cartography, object search, finding and tracking of targets for ground, surface and air carriers. Methods: Comparative analysis was employed in the research of laser location systems. Findings: The authors have presented a review of different schemes of forming 3D images, covering examples of implementations of Laser Location Systems (LLS) with different functions. Characteristics of different LLS were compared and ways of further evolution of LLS in terms of reducing dimensions and increasing performance of the system were proposed. Applications/Improvements: This review was conducted to study the possibility of increasing LLS performance by means of hybrid building schemes.


3D Image, Lidar, Laser Location, Scanning Systems.

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