AEye has announced Apollo, the first product in its 4Sight Flex family of next-generation LiDAR sensors. The new sensor aims to deliver enhanced range and resolution in a small, power-efficient, low-cost form factor for automotive and non-automotive applications.

For L2+, L3, and L4 applications, Apollo will support options for integration behind the windshield, on the roof or in the grille, allowing OEMs to implement critical safety features with minimal impact to vehicle design. The sensor also supports up to 120° horizontal and 30° vertical field of view, with long-range detection of up to 325 meters at 10% reflectivity and up to 6.2 million points per second (PPS) and provides horizontal and vertical resolutions within a region of interest as high as 0.025°.

Apollo leverages recognized components and supply chain partners, which AEye has said results in minimized technical risk, maximized supply chain readiness, and a strong price for performance. As part of the 4Sight Flex family, Apollo runs on the company’s 4Sight Intelligent Sensing Platform. The platform delivers a highly programmable LiDAR solution that can be customized for each application and continuously reconfigured through software, including over-the-air updates.

Apollo samples are expected to be available for customer demonstrations in June 2024.