Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement with NAVYA

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power NAVYA ’s Autonomous, Driverless and Electric Shuttles Since 2015, NAVYA has been using Velodyne lidar sensors in production for its autonomous shuttle fleet that provides mobility services to cities and private sites   SAN JOSE, Calif. (March 12, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement with NAVYA, a leading company in autonomous driving systems. Since 2015, NAVYA has […]

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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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Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor, Puck 32MR™

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™  Delivers High-Resolution, Real-Time Lidar for Mobile Robots, Shuttles, and More SAN JOSE, Calif. (August 12, 2019) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Puck 32MR™ sensor to address key markets in the autonomous industry. This product offers a cost-effective perception solution for low speed autonomous markets including industrial vehicles, robotics, […]

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Nikon Corporation Invests $25 Million in Velodyne Lidar

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Velodyne), the inventor and leader of the lidar sensor industry for autonomous vehicles (AV), today announced Nikon Corporation (Nikon) as a new strategic investor with an investment of $25M. This is certainly a vote of confidence in Velodyne’s technology. The parties further announced they have begun discussions for a multifaceted business alliance. Nikon is […]

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HERB Gets a New Eye

Background HERB 2.0, also known as the “robot butler”, is an ongoing project in the Personal Robotics Lab at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). Velodyne’s Frank Bertini recently had the opportunity to visit CMU and experiment with integrating the VLP-16 Puck LiDAR sensor onto HERB’s head. David Butterworth, a graduate student at the CMU Robotics Institute, has been hypothesizing and testing […]

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