Zeroing In on the Market for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Velodyne LiDAR Announces New Puck LITE

MORGAN HILL, CALIF. (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 22, 2016 Aiming at the burgeoning market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Velodyne LiDARtoday unveiled its new Puck LITE™ — at 590 grams, the world’s lightest 16-channel LiDAR sensor. Puck LITE will make its public debut on Feb. 22 at ILMF, the International LiDAR Mapping Forum, in Denver (Velodyne LiDAR Stand #30). International LiDAR Mapping […]

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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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