Get Started with Lidar Toolbox
Lidar Toolbox™ provides algorithms, functions, and apps for designing, analyzing, and testing lidar processing systems. You can perform object detection and tracking, semantic segmentation, shape fitting, lidar registration, and obstacle detection. The toolbox provides workflows and an app for lidar-camera cross-calibration.
The toolbox lets you stream data from Velodyne® lidars and read data recorded by Velodyne and IBEO lidar sensors. The Lidar Viewer App enables interactive visualization and analysis of lidar point clouds. You can train detection, semantic segmentation, and classification models using machine learning and deep learning algorithms such as PointPillars, SqueezeSegV2, and PointNet++. The Lidar Labeler App supports manual and semi-automated labeling of lidar point clouds for training deep learning and machine learning models.
Lidar Toolbox provides lidar processing reference examples for perception and navigation workflows. Most toolbox algorithms support C/C++ code generation for integrating with existing code, desktop prototyping, and deployment.
- Read Lidar and Camera Data from Rosbag File
This example shows how to read and save images and point cloud data from a rosbag file.
- Estimate Transformation Between Two Point Clouds Using Features
This example shows how to estimate a rigid transformation between two point clouds.
- Match and Visualize Corresponding Features in Point Clouds
This example shows how to match corresponding features between point clouds using the
pcmatchfeaturesfunction and visualize them using the
- Get Started with the Lidar Labeler
Interactively label a point cloud or point cloud sequence.
About Lidar Processing
- Lidar Processing Overview
High-level overview of lidar applications.
- What Is Lidar Camera Calibration?
Integrate lidar and camera data.
- Implement Point Cloud SLAM in MATLAB
Understand point cloud registration and mapping workflow.
- Coordinate Systems in Lidar Toolbox
Overview of coordinate systems in Lidar Toolbox.
What is Lidar Toolbox?
A brief introduction to the Lidar Toolbox.
Lidar Camera Calibration with MATLAB
An introduction to lidar camera calibration functionality, which is an essential step in combining data from lidar and a camera in a system.
Object Detection on Lidar Point Clouds Using Deep Learning
Learn how to use a PointPillars deep learning network for 3-D object detection on lidar point clouds.
Build a Collision Warning System with 2-D Lidar Using MATLAB
Build a system that can issue collision warnings based on 2-D lidar scans in a simulated warehouse arena.