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Cup Insider – LiDAR in the America’s Cup

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Ever wondered what those funny looking units are on the side of the latest crop of America’s Cup test boats? Turns out they are LiDAR – an advanced technology used for accurate 3D mapping of all sorts of objects.

But what might the America’s Cup teams be using LiDAR for?

Our sister website Cup Insider got the inside scoop.

https://www.cupinsider.com/p/lidar-in-the-americas-cup/

Main image © Ugo Fonollá

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