Draper Catches a Photon and Earns a Patent for its Invention

CAMBRIDGE, MA—A new single photon detector developed by engineers at Draper can outperform existing technologies and promises significant improvements in detection range and resolution—a boon for self-driving cars and other applications. The detector uses a silicon-germanium photodiode, has ultralow dark-counting rate and timing resolution of better than one nanosecond. The single photon detector (SPD) is the first of its kind […]

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Velodyne Showcases Lidar Solutions at MODEX 2020

Velodyne Showcases Lidar Solutions for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Operations at MODEX 2020 Seoul Robotics to Demonstrate Level 5 Control Tower, Powered by Velodyne Lidar, to Enable Safe and Efficient Automation of the Logistics Yard at Velodyne Booth SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Booth #6091), in collaboration with Seoul Robotics, will demonstrate how its smart, powerful lidar solutions advance automation and […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement with Idriverplus

Idriverplus Moving to Mass Production of its Autonomous Street Cleaning Vehicles – Equipped with Velodyne Lidar Sensors SAN JOSE, Calif. (February 26, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a sales agreement with Idriverplus to provide Puck™ sensors over three years. Idriverplus will use Velodyne lidar sensors in mass production of its commercial autonomous vehicles, including street cleaners, passenger cars and logistics vehicles. This year, Idriverplus […]

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KOREC and NCTech join forces to launch KlearView360°

KOREC and NCTech – Companies join forces on vehicle-based visual asset inspection and verification system Liverpool & Edinburgh, UK – February 25, 2020 – KOREC and NCTechtoday announced the launch of KlearView360°, a streamlined, hosted system designed for the identification of assets, defects or changes within images collected by vehicle or backpack. A cost-effective solution, KlearView360° makes vehicle-mounted asset inspection accessible to […]

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Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit $100 Lidar Sensor

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit $100 Lidar Sensor Delivers Small Size, Big Safety SAN JOSE, Calif. (January 7, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Velabit™, Velodyne’s smallest sensor which brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception, at CES 2020. The Velabit leverages Velodyne’s innovative lidar technology and manufacturing partnerships for cost optimization and high-volume production. The sensor advances Velodyne’s […]

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Hexagon introduces Autonomous Mobility solutions at CES 2020

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, introduced its Smart Autonomous Mobility solutions portfolio today at CES 2020, bringing together all the necessary sensors, software and services to make autonomous driving possible. Hexagon is on a mission to enable all customers to accelerate and deploy a bold autonomous mobility vision – from research and development to advanced […]

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Hexagon to showcase its solutions for an autonomous future at CES 2020

Hexagon AB, a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions, will demonstrate its end-to-end solutions for infrastructure, mobility and manufacturing applications at CES 2020, highlighting the company’s integral role in empowering an autonomous future. “CES is well known as a showcase for innovative products that push the boundaries of technology,” said Ola Rollén, Hexagon President and CEO. “Hexagon’s decades of […]

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ROBOSENSE LASER BEAM SOLID-STATE LIDAR PRICED AT $1,898

ROBOSENSE 125-LASER BEAM SOLID-STATE LIDAR: RS-LiDAR-M1 IS OFFICIALLY ON SALE PRICED AT $1,898 World’s First Smart LiDAR Sensor Will Be Demonstrated at CES 2020 with On-Vehicle Public Road Test January 2, 2020, Shenzhen, China — RoboSense http://www.robosense.ai, the world’s leading autonomous driving LiDAR perception solution provider, announced today that the solid-state LiDAR RS-LiDAR-M1Simple(Simple Sensor Version) is now ready for customer delivery, priced at $1,898. The […]

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Velodyne Lidar Advances Driver Safety with New Products at CES 2020

Small Form Factor, High Performance Make Velodyne Lidar Ideal Choice for ADAS to Protect Pedestrians, Assist Drivers and Save Lives – Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall – booth #7520. Velodyne will highlight its lidar technology that enables high-level […]

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Cognata Selected by Innoviz to Test and Validate LiDAR Sensor Suite T

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The Simulation Platform Replicates How LiDAR Technology Reflects Off of Various Materials, Creating an Unparalleled Virtual Testing Environment REHOVOT, Israel, Dec. 16, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Cognata, Ltd., a leading provider of simulation software for ADAS and autonomous vehicles announced today that Innoviz, a leading provider of high-performance solid-state LiDAR sensors and perception software that bring vision to the automotive and non-automotive industries, has selected […]

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Quanergy and Geely Establish Strategic Partnership

QUANERGY AND GEELY ESTABLISH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP FOR SMART CITY AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE INITIATIVES Smart city applications and Lotus car equipped with Quanergy’s S3-8 solid-state LiDAR to be showcased at CES 2020 SUNNYVALE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, announced that the company was selected as a LiDAR partner […]

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ROBOSENSE WINS CES 2020 INNOVATION AWARD FOR AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY

RoboSense Wins Award for World’s First MEMS-based Smart LiDAR Sensor for Self-Driving Passenger Vehicles November 7, 2019, Shenzhen, China – RoboSense, the world’s leading autonomous driving LiDAR perception solution provider, announced today that it has won the CES 2020 Innovation Award the second year in a row for autonomous vehicle technology. RoboSense won this year’s CES 2020 Innovation Award for the first MEMS-based Smart LiDAR […]

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How Velodyne’s Next Generation Sensors Enable True Vehicle Autonomy

Velodyne Lidar Executive Addresses How Velodyne’s Next Generation Sensors Enable True Vehicle Autonomy Anand Gopalan, Velodyne Lidar CTO, Discusses Lidar’s Role in Autonomous Vehicle Success at PRECISE Industry Day Conference SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anand Gopalan, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Velodyne Lidar, Inc., will deliver a featured presentation on lidar technology at the upcoming PRECISE Industry Day Conference at the […]

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Safety and People First on World Safety Day

Although the moniker for the World Safety Summit On Autonomous Technology is a great descriptor of the conference held on October 2nd at Levi Stadium in the heart of Silicon Valley, the overarching theme was about people. Sure, there were autonomous vehicle technology stalwarts, like Intel, Nvidia, and Cruise (GM) and start-ups like Voyage, AutonomouStuff, and Local Motors, but even they emphasized […]

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Velodyne Lidar Hosts 2nd World Safety Summit on Autonomous Tech

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Velodyne Lidar Hosts Second World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, Wed., 9 AM, Oct. 2 at Levi’s Stadium WHAT: The Second Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology, hosted by Velodyne LiDAR convenes a host of high-profile business, government, public safety and community leaders to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles. This event invites a broad range of perspectives […]

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LeddarTech Launches the Leddar Pixell for Autonomous Vehicles

LeddarTech Launches the Leddar Pixell, an Exceptionally Dependable and Durable Cocoon LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles This 3D solid-state LiDAR cocoon solution is specially designed for autonomous vehicles such as shuttles, robotaxis, commercial and delivery vehicles ‒ enabling best-in-class safety through enhanced detection and robustness QUEBEC CITY, Sept. 10, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in LiDAR technology who provides […]

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Lumotive and Himax Technologies Target Autonomous Vehicles with Industry-First

Lumotive and Himax Technologies Target Autonomous Vehicles with Industry-First  Liquid Crystal on Silicon Solution for High-Performance LiDAR Systems  Seattle, WA and Tainan, Taiwan – September 3, 2019 – Lumotive, the Bill Gates-funded startup developing LiDAR systems for autonomous vehicles, and Himax Display, Inc., a subsidiary of Himax Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:HIMX), today announced a first-of-its-kind, jointly-developed solution to enable disruptive beam […]

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Flodraulic Optimizes Autonomous Applications with LeddarTech’s Sensors

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Flodraulic Optimizes Autonomous Applications with LeddarTech’s LiDAR Sensors Flodraulic is leveraging LeddarTech’s high-performance, multi-element LiDAR sensors for full machine control and monitoring systems used in industrial applications worldwide. QUEBEC CITY, Aug. 27, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, an industry leader in providing the most versatile and scalable auto and mobility LiDAR platform™ in the market, announces that Flodraulic Group is LeddarTech’s premier […]

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world leader in self-driving lidar technology suing Chinese companies over IP

The world’s leader in self-driving lidar technology is suing two Chinese companies over IP China’s vision of profiting from the driverless economy is being clouded by intellectual property debates, as two Chinese suppliers of a key self-driving technology are accused of stealing IP from a Silicon Valley company. Velodyne, the world’s largest producer of lidar—a radar-like sensor technology that uses […]

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Idriverplus Building Smart Autonomous Vehicles With Velodyne Lidar Technology

Velodyne Sensors Deliver Industry-Leading Range and Resolution to Idriverplus Autonomous Driving Products BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Idriverplus, one of the first companies in China to launch the commercialization of driverless technology and realize mass production, is using Velodyne’s groundbreaking lidar sensors in a range of autonomous driving products. Velodyne has strategically teamed with Idriverplus to help Idriverplus with […]

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NUAIR Validates Drone Parachute for Package Delivery Company Flytrex

Second drone parachute validation by NUAIR and New York UAS Test Site, advancing drone package delivery industry and routine flights over people (SYRACUSE, NY) – Following strenuous testing completed by Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research (NUAIR) at the New York UAS Test Site in Rome, New York, Israel-based drone company Flytrex, has the parachute on its package delivery drones validated […]

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Rockley Photonics announces $52m funding – Series E investment round

PRESS RELEASE 02 July 2019 Rockley Photonics announces $52m in funding in the first close of its Series E investment round Oxford, UK, 02 July 2019 – Rockley Photonics, a leading silicon photonics solutions provider, announces the successful first closure in its Series E funding round. Investors in the additional $52 million funding include a key strategic partner, Morningside Technology Ventures […]

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Ground-breaking Drone Autonomy Company Announces First North American Distributor

Ground-breaking Drone Autonomy Company Announces First North American Distributor NEW YORK, June 14, 2019 Emesent PTY LTD based in Brisbane, Australia are bringing their revolutionary drone autonomy technology to the North American market.  Emesent’s advanced autonomy and SLAM-based LIDAR mapping technology known as Hovermap, will now be available through a dedicated distribution channel with partner Qntfi, Inc. in New York, […]

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