Optimus Ride Selects Velodyne Lidar’s Trailblazing Sensors

Optimus Ride Selects Velodyne Lidar’s Trailblazing Sensors to Power its Self-Driving Vehicles Velodyne Sensors Deliver Industry-Leading Range and Resolution to Optimus Ride Fleet SAN JOSE, Calif. – August 27, 2019 – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Optimus Ride will use Velodyne’s groundbreaking lidar sensors in its entire fleet of self-driving vehicles. The sensors provide rich computer perception data that enables real-time object and free […]

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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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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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The Center for Automotive Research (CAR) and Velodyne Lidar Join

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Alliance Focuses on the Standardization and Certification of Advanced Mobility Systems and Services “Both CAR and Velodyne are leading the charge as the automotive industry moves into higher levels of autonomation, and we are excited to have them take leading roles within IAMTS,” said John Tintinalli, director of innovation for SAE International and secretariat for IAMTS. WARRENDALE, PA. (PRWEB) AUGUST 08, […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Lineup for Second World Safety Summit

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Speakers, Panelists Lineup for Second World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology To RSVP for the Safety Summit, please click here. Velodyne LiDAR, Inc. today announced the full lineup for its World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology to address safety issues and public concern regarding autonomous vehicles (AV). The October 2 event, from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at Levi’s Stadium in […]

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MADD Teams with Velodyne Lidar for a Second Year

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MADD Teams with Velodyne Lidar for a Second Year to Advance Understanding of Autonomous Vehicle Technology The partnership continues a public education effort across the country on the safety benefits of autonomous vehicle technology. IRVING, Texas, July 30, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is proud to partner for a second year with Silicon Valley-based Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a market leader […]

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Velodyne Lidar Acquires Mapper.ai for ADAS Launch

Velodyne adds Mapper’s mapping and localization software to advance revolutionary lidar-centric ADAS Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it has acquired mapping and localization software as well as intellectual property assets from Mapper.ai. Mapper technology will enable Velodyne to accelerate development of Vella™, breakthrough software that establishes its directional view Velarray™ lidar sensor. The Velarray is the first solid-state Velodyne lidar sensor […]

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Cepton Names T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing

Cepton Names T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing Twenty-year industry veteran will lead Cepton’s global product and corporate marketing SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cepton Technologies, Inc., a provider of 3D lidar solutions for transport, automotive, IoT, industrial, security and mapping applications, today announced the appointment of Dr. T. R. Ramachandran as Executive Vice President of Marketing. Reporting to […]

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Velodyne Lidar’s Groundbreaking Sensors Power Kaarta Mobile Mapping

SAN JOSE, Calif. & PITTSBURGH–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Allvision Parkview Uses Kaarta Platform with Velodyne Lidar to Inventory Roads, Curbs, and Sidewalks Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta has included Velodyne’s smart, powerful lidar technology in Kaarta’s new Stencil 2-32 ground surface mapping solution. Equipped with Velodyne lidar, Stencil 2-32 accurately scans ground level surfaces, mapping items such as curbs, manholes, signs, poles, and other features at […]

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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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Velodyne Features Advanced Lidar for Port Terminal Automation

Velodyne Features Advanced Lidar for Port Terminal Automation at TOC Europe SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Velodyne Integrator DGWorld Showcases Advanced Vehicle Automation Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Stand A50) will demonstrate how its smart, powerful lidar solutions can advance port terminal automation at TOC Europe in Rotterdam, 18-20 June. Velodyne will highlight customer applications that show how its lidar sensors can be used in crane […]

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Velodyne – World’s Most Advanced Lidar for Autonomous Vehicles

Velodyne Showcases World’s Most Advanced Lidar for Autonomous Vehicles at SmartDrivingCar Summit Velodyne Alpha Puck™ Delivers Game-Changing Innovation for Smart Driving Mobility Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced it is sponsoring the SmartDrivingCar Summit, which takes place on May 15-16 in Princeton, N.J. and brings together buyers, sellers, and facilitators of autonomous cars, trucks, and buses. At the summit, Velodyne will discuss […]

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Techmake Eagle X Swoops into Aerial-Mapping Market

Techmake Eagle X Swoops into Aerial-Mapping Market – Equipped with Velodyne Lidar Sensors SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 17, 2019–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that Techmake Solutions, S.A., an IT consulting and technology development company headquartered in Monterrey, Mexico, is including Velodyne lidar sensors in its Eagle X mapping and surveying system. Velodyne’s lightweight lidar sensor provides Eagle X unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) […]

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Velodyne Lidar Wins 2019 Automotive News PACE Award

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Velodyne Alpha Puck™ Acknowledged for Game-Changing Automotive Innovation SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. was named a 2019 Automotive News PACE Award winner at an awards ceremony on April 8 in Detroit. Velodyne was the only lidar provider to win this prestigious award, which distinguishes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement, and business performance. “Velodyne is honored to have the […]

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Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation Of Engineers In Japan Automotive AI Challenge

Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation Of Engineers In Japan Automotive AI Challenge Velodyne Lidar, Inc. participated as a gold sponsor in the recent Japan Automotive AI Challenge. The university student competition, organized by the Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan, brought together student teams to compete for artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm accuracy during autonomous driving on test roads. The challenge, which […]

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Velodyne Achieves Half a Billion Dollars in Lidar Sensors Shipped

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Velodyne Alpha Puck™ is a lidar sensor specifically made for autonomous driving and advanced vehicle safety at highway speeds. Velodyne is the Lidar Industry Leader in Mass Production SAN JOSE, Calif. —  Velodyne has shipped a cumulative total of 30,000 lidar sensors with a total value of half a billion dollars. This achievement underscores Velodyne’s lidar market leadership and ability to deliver […]

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Clearpath Brings Velodyne Lidar Technology to Robotics Community

Clearpath Brings Velodyne Lidar Technology to Robotics Community as Value-Added Partner Clearpath’s robotic solutions utilize Velodyne’s state-of-the-art lidar technology, which boasts industry-leading resolution, range, and field of view.B SAN JOSE, Calif. —  Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Clearpath Robotics has become a value-add partner to offer its groundbreaking lidar sensors for the Clearpath research robot platform. Clearpath Robotics, headquartered in Canada, offers Velodyne sensors […]

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VELODYNE DEMONSTRATES LIDAR SOLUTION FOR RICH PERCEPTION DATA COLLECTION

VELODYNE LIDAR SENSORS PROVIDE INTELLIGENCE TO VEHICLE MANUFACTURERS AND TIER 1 SUPPLIERS FOR VEHICLE AUTONOMY AND DRIVER ASSISTANCE SYSTEMS SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced its surround-view lidar solutions for collecting rich perception data in testing and validation are available on the NVIDIA DRIVE™ autonomous driving platform–allowing full, 360-degree perception in real time, facilitating highly accurate localization and path-planning […]

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Velodyne Lidar CEO Wins Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers’ Award

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VELODYNE LIDAR CEO WINS ALLIANCE OF AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS’ AUTOS2050 AWARD Autonomous Vehicle Pioneer Recognized for Game-changing Contributions to Automotive Industry SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers (Auto Alliance), a trade association representing 12 automakers, honored David Hall, chief executive officer and founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as an Autos2050® award winner. Hall was selected in the award’s Ingenuity category, […]

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Vehicle Autonomy and Driver Assistance for Safety

New White Paper Calls for Clearer Marketing of Vehicle Autonomy and Driver Assistance for Safety Report Also Finds that Lidar Enhances Performance of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Segmenting vehicles as Level 2+ (ADAS) and Level 4+ (autonomous vehicles) would help significantly reduce confusion about the meaning of “self-driving.” (Graphic: Business Wire March 06, 2019 08:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SAN JOSE, […]

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Velodyne – Support of IVFC Accelerates Autonomous Vehicle Dev.

VELODYNE LIDAR’S SPONSORSHIP OF AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE COMPETITION IN CHINA ADVANCES RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT OF SELF-DRIVING CARS BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At the 10th China Intelligent Vehicles Future Challenge (IVFC), Velodyne Lidar, Inc. sensors played a prominent role in enabling self-driving vehicles from multiple teams to navigate real and complex road traffic environments. As an IVFC sponsor, Velodyne had its industry-leading lidar sensors on 20 of […]

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VELODYNE LIDAR- Bringing Autonomous Vessels to Open Water

Velodyne Sponsorship of RoboNation Brings State-of-the-Art Lidar Technology and Skills to Future Engineers Bringing Autonomous Vessels to Open Water: Velodyne Lidar Supports the Next Generation of AV Developers in Maritime RobotX Challenge San Jose, Calif., United States At the 2018 Maritime RobotX Challenge, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed mentorship and lidar sensors to 15 university teams competing in an autonomous maritime competition. Held […]

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Velodyne Lidar to Present Breakthrough Technology

Velodyne Introduces World’s First Wide Field of View Short-Range Sensor and Groundbreaking Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) In advance of CES, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced trailblazing technology that will serve as the cornerstone of future advanced driving safety systems. The new products strengthen Velodyne’s position as the industry leader in providing the smartest, most powerful lidar solutions for vehicle autonomy and […]

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Velodyne Lidar Discusses the Future of Self-Driving Cars

Velodyne Lidar Discusses the Future of Self-Driving Cars with Next-Generation Engineers SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Student Engineers Participating in 3-Year AutoDrive Challenge Are Working to Invent Autonomous Vehicle Future Educational initiatives, such as the AutoDrive Challenge, enable next-generation engineers to deepen their knowledge and gain hands-on experience with autonomous vehicle technology. The AutoDrive Challenge, organized by General Motors and SAE […]

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