I'm trying to update firmware for a USB lidar. The firmware link (http://scanse.io/downloads) downloads a .sfw file, but I have no idea what to do with it.

  • Did you see this page? Upgrading Firmware Commented May 26, 2017 at 1:07
  • I guess I didn't dig deep enough, but thank you to both of you guys! Guess this is off topic for the site though, but I didn't realize at the time Commented May 26, 2017 at 1:17

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Download the visualizer .deb file from your link.

According to the manual,

It contains a programming tool for updating Sweep’s firmware. A full tutorial for using the visualizer can be found in software support section at support.scanse.io.

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