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Could new 4D radar tech be a game changer for AVs?

With the ability to continuously scan a 300-metre radius without being affected by harsh weather, Magna’s four-dimensional ‘ICON’ radar looks to be the poster child for autonomous driving sensors. By Freddie Holmes

Autonomous driving systems are designed to operate a vehicle safer than a human can, and thanks to new advances in radar technology, autonomous cars will be able to drive with a far superior understanding of the world around them.

A new fully digital imaging radar that uses military technology will allow autonomous cars to not only react to sudden changes in the immediate environment, but also recognise potential hazards that would otherwise go unseen. Co-developed by Tier 1 supplier Magna and a US start-up, the ICON radar continuously scans in four dimensions and…

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