On the basis of type, the global automotive lidar sensor market is segmented into mechanical and solid-state lidar. The market share for mechanical lidar was largest with 57.8% in 2018, and is anticipated to generate a revenue of $87.9 million during the period of forecast. This is in the first place due to the advanced features exhibited by the mechanical lidar such as 360° view along with the widest field of view (FOV) to all the advanced driver assistance systems technologies. On the other hand, solid-state segment is projected to register the highest growth rate during the forecast period growing at a 40.0% CAGR. This is mainly due to rapid growth in the preferences by the OEM's to differentiate between moving objects and the stand still objects.