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We might not see the fruits of Apple’s self-driving car project for years, and it’s certainly hit some speed bumps along the way — but Apple isn’t quite ready to give up on self-driving cars yet.

Now, Reuters reports Apple has held discussions with at least four companies about having them potentially supply advanced LiDAR sensors for autonomous vehicles. The report also says that Apple is still working on its own LiDAR development.

For the uninitiated, LiDAR is short for “light detection and ranging.” It’s a type of technology commonly associated with self-driving cars because it has the ability to map out the environment around a car with 360 degrees of visibility. It can detect obstacles for the car to avoid, for example. Read more…

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