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BMW X6 Vantablack can't hide from lidar


Lidar is what gives self-driving cars the ability to see the world. It uses lasers and ambient light to measure the distance between it and an object. Well, the BMW X6 Vantablack -- a car painted with the darkest black pigment in the world -- can run, but it can't hide from the technology.

A lidar company called Ouster decided to take its technology into the same room where BMW had the Vantablack X6 on display at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor ShowEngadget reports. Guess what? The lidar was still able to recognize the car, even though the paint coating reflects ...


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