Velodyne Lidar Calls for Action to Improve Pedestrian Safety

New Velodyne White Paper Shows How Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Can be Improved to Reduce Nighttime Dangers to Pedestrians SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today published a white paper that calls for independent performance testing of driver assistance systems to be expanded to include dark nighttime scenarios. The change would address a gap in current testing protocols […]

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Velodyne – World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda Free Virtual Event Promotes How AVs and ADAS Advance Safety and Safe Communities SAN JOSE, Calif. (October 14, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the agenda for the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address vehicle autonomy and advanced driver assistance systems on roadways and […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Sales Agreement with Baidu

Velodyne Lidar Announces Three-Year Sales Agreement with Baidu SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a three-year sales agreement with Baidu for its Alpha Prime™ lidar sensors. The Alpha Prime sensors will be utilized for autonomous applications. Velodyne’s low-cost, high-scale manufacturing delivers attractive pricing for Baidu and its Apollo partners. Baidu and Baidu’s Apollo program, an open-source autonomous vehicle software […]

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Velodyne Lidar is now a public company!

Velodyne Lidar is now a public company! We are thrilled to have achieved the long-time goal of becoming a public company. Velodyne Lidar is now trading on NASDAQ with the ticker VLDR! We would not be here today without the support of our employees, whose dedication and hard work brought Velodyne to this point. We would also like to thank […]

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Velodyne and Graf Industrial Announce Closing of Business Combination

Trading of Common Stock on Nasdaq to Commence on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 San Jose, Calif. and Houston, Texas — September 29, 2020 — Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (“Velodyne”) and Graf Industrial Corp. (“Graf”) jointly announced today that they have closed their previously announced business combination, pursuant to which Velodyne became a wholly owned subsidiary of Graf and Graf changed its […]

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Velodyne – Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology

Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Velodyne Previews Summit with WSS Webinar Miniseries Kickoff on September 11 SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced the third annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology (WSS) that will address safety and autonomy issues in vehicle transportation. The summit brings together a diverse group of experts and thought […]

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Velodyne Lidar Joins ITS America to Advance Intelligent Transportation

Velodyne Lidar Joins ITS America to Advance Intelligent Transportation Systems Velodyne Supports Education and Advocacy on How Lidar Can Help Improve Transportation Safety and Efficiency SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it has joined the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) to promote the benefits of autonomous vehicles and intelligent transportation infrastructure. Velodyne is the first lidar technology company to […]

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Velodyne Lidar Named Supplier of the Year in TU-Automotive Awards

Velodyne Lidar Named Hardware Supplier of the Year in TU-Automotive Awards Velodyne Innovations Catalyst for Autonomous Vehicle and ADAS Development August 19, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it was selected as “Hardware Supplier of the Year” by a panel of industry expert judges for the TU-Automotive awards. The award recognizes Velodyne as the top […]

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Velodyne Lidar Powering Intelligent Traffic Management in Nevada

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a partnership with University of Nevada, Reno to advance research in transportation infrastructure. The university’s Nevada Center for Applied Research purchased and, in conjunction with the Nevada DOT and Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development, is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors in its Intelligent Mobility initiative to collect data aimed at making transportation more efficient, sustainable and safe. This […]

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power Emesent’s Hovermap

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power Emesent’s Hovermap to Fly Beyond the Visual Line of Sight Emesent’s AL2 for Hovermap Leverages Velodyne Lidar to Access the Inaccessible Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Emesent’s newly introduced Autonomy Level 2 (AL2) technology for Hovermap uses Velodyne lidar sensors to provide real-time perception and high-quality, accurate 3D data. Hovermap is a plug-and-play mapping and autonomy […]

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Velodyne Lidar and PARIFEX Solutions Provide Smart Traffic Control

Velodyne Announces a Three Year Sales Agreement to Improve Roadway Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a three year sales agreement with PARIFEX, a leading provider of traffic management and speed measurement systems. PARIFEX uses Velodyne lidar sensors in its traffic monitoring solutions which can help reduce road accident rates and enhance roadway safety. PARIFEX equips its NANO-CAM […]

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Velodyne Adds “Smart” to Blue City Technology’s Smart City Solution

Velodyne Announces a Multi-Year Sales Agreement to Improve Traffic Safety and Efficiency July 17, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Blue City Technology, developer of a Smart City system for traffic monitoring. The Blue City Technology solution, equipped with Velodyne’s lidar sensors, helps improve road safety and mobility by […]

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Velodyne Lidar and Graf Industrial Corp. Announce Business Combination

Velodyne Lidar and Graf Industrial Corp. Announce Business Combination to Form Leading Publicly-Traded Lidar Technology Company – Velodyne, the world’s leading lidar technology company, to combine with Graf Industrial Corp. – Combined company will remain on the NYSE and trade under a new ticker symbol VLDR following the close of the business combination. – Pro forma implied market capitalization of […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Partnership Agreement with Outsight

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Partnership Agreement with Outsight Outsight’s 3D Cameras Incorporate Velodyne’s Lidar Sensors to Provide Advanced Intelligence to Airports, Shopping Malls and Train Stations SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year partnership agreement with Outsight, the company that is a leading innovator in Smart Cities monitoring. Outsight uses Velodyne Lidar sensing technology in its 3D Semantic […]

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power AGROINTELLI’s Autonomous Farm Vehicles

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Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power AGROINTELLI’s Autonomous Farm Vehicles AGROINTELLI uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its Robotti autonomous tool carriers that increase efficiency on fields and help professional farmers save time and money. (Photo: AGROINTELLI) SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a three-year sales agreement with AGROINTELLI, a developer of intelligent farming solutions. AGROINTELLI uses Velodyne lidar sensors in […]

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Idriverplus Joins the “Automate with Velodyne” Ecosystem

Velodyne Lidar and Idriverplus Expand Cooperation to Globally Promote Idriverplus Mobile Robotic Solutions May 29, 2020 02:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Idriverplus today announced an expanded partnership and Idriverplus inclusion into the Automated with Velodyne integrator ecosystem, which helps companies grow their businesses while using Velodyne lidar technology. Through the program, Velodyne will further collaborate with […]

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Emesent Hovermap selected by Velodyne to showcase lidar capabilities

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. deploys Emesent’s Hovermap to demonstrate the mapping quality potential of their Puck LITE™ lidar product. Hovermap’s unique use of the Puck LITE lidar sensor produces high quality, shadowless point cloud data for customers in mining, forestry, and industrial asset inspection. Emesent joins “Automated with Velodyne” integrator program to accelerate innovation and expand lidar mapping and autonomy applications.  […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement With GeoSLAM

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power GeoSLAM Data Capture Solutions May 07, 2020 08:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time SAN JOSE, Calif.–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a multi-year sales agreement with GeoSLAM, a global market leader in 3D geospatial technology solutions. GeoSLAM uses Velodyne lidar sensors in its ZEB-HORIZON mobile scanner that provides 3D mapping of indoor, underground and difficult to access environments without […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Agreement with EasyMile

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a three-year agreement with EasyMile, a global leader in driverless technology and smart vehicle solutions. EasyMile uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its EZ10 autonomous passenger shuttles that are deployed on public and private roads in more than 30 countries around the world. “Velodyne’s high performance lidar technology is a key component […]

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Velodyne + TLD – Autonomous Solutions for Airports and Industrial Sites

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Advance TLD’s Autonomous Solutions for Airports and Industrial Sites SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a three-year agreement with TLD, a global leader in ground support equipment. TLD uses Velodyne lidar sensors in production of its TractEasy® autonomous electric baggage tractor that enables a significant increase in productivity, efficiency and labor savings in airport and industrial […]

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Velodyne Lidar Launches Ecosystem Partner Program

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced the Automated with Velodyne program for its integrator ecosystem to commercialize next generation autonomous solutions using Velodyne lidar technology. Through the program, Velodyne helps companies by supporting innovation, promoting applications and creating lasting customer and business relationships. “In this new era of autonomy, we are seeing exciting new uses of our lidar every day”Tweet this The […]

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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 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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Velodyne Lidar Appoints Mathew Rekow as New CTO

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Rekow Leads Velodyne R&D Team Recognized for Developing Revolutionary Lidar Solutions SAN JOSE, Calif. (February 4, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Mathew Rekow as its new Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Rekow assumes the CTO role following Anand Gopalan, who was recently named Velodyne’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO).  As CTO, Rekow leads Velodyne’s customer-focused advanced research and development team.  The group […]

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