Seeing through dense, dynamic, and heterogeneous fog conditions. The technique, based on visible light, uses hardware that is similar to LIDAR to recover the target depth and reflectance.
The system relies on ultrafast measurements, used to computationally remove inclement weather conditions such as fog, and produce a photo and depth map as if the fog weren’t there (with contrast improved by 6.5x in dense fog conditions).
- Autonomous and augmented driving in challenging weather.
- Airplanes and helicopters take off, landing and low level flight in dense fog conditions.
- Trains traveling at normal speeds during inclement weather conditions.