A hybrid 2D laser scanner for detection and distance measurement. The scanner has the ability to handle outdoor environments despite its small size 80mm, 80mm, 95mm. The scanners can be configured as distance measurement mode and are detection mode. The scanning angle is 270°, the detection distance is 40 m and the selectable angular resolutions are 0.25° and 0.125°. It is an excellent product for AGV and robot applications in addition to construction, agricultural, drones and infrastructure applications.