After the original Holiday Party of the Massachusetts Chapter got cancelled due to a blizzard, Friday January 13th proved to be a lucky day for our rescheduled event.
Scott brought along two LIDAR guns. He showed us a video of a LIDAR tracking a car, and pointed out the instances when the LIDAR's read-out clearly indicated an INCREASE in the distance and in the speed of a car which was continuously approaching. So much for the theory that LIDAR is infallible....
After a social hour, we did some testing in the parking lot and one thing because obvious: the mounting of a LIDAR detector or diffuser is critical. Unlike radar detectors, if grills and windshield wipers are blocking their view, they will not work correcly.
|Picture 1: Scott is pointing out a wall of the pub is moving at 2 mph.|
|Picture 2: Some of the MA NMA members socializing.|
|Picture 3: Scott is trying to clock Josh's jammer-equipped MINI.|
Overall, the evening was a success and the LIDAR demonstration was very educational. Thanks again, Scott.