Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions

Velodyne Expert Discusses How Lidar Simulations Advance Automated Driving Solutions Testing at NVIDIA GTC 2021 Global Event Andrei Claudiu Cosma Highlights Essential Role of Lidar Simulations in Development and Validation of ADAS and AVs San Jose, Calif., United States:  Simulations have an important role in developing and testing advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and autonomous vehicle (AV) capabilities. Andrei Claudiu […]

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Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for…

Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for Next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s technology to power its future 5 th Generation Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs). This press release features multimedia. […]

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Velodyne – Multi-Year Agreement With AGM Systems

AGM Systems Launches New Velodyne Lidar-Based UAV Mapping Solution for Leading Energy Companies Worldwide SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize Velodyne’s Ultra Puck lidar sensor in […]

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Velodyne – Lidar Technology Improves Pedestrian Safety

Velodyne Lidar Demonstrates How Advanced Lidar Technology Can Improve Pedestrian Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar 18, 2021– While overall driving was down 13 percent in miles driven last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, motor vehicle deaths were up 8 percent in the United States, reported the National Safety Council. Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today showed how with lidar technology, Pedestrian […]

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Velodyne, NavVis, Qualcomm Working Together…

Velodyne, NavVis and Qualcomm Technologies Working Together to Build Smart Cities Faster Velodyne Lidar, NavVis and Qualcomm® Technologies, Inc. are joining forces to help governments and solution developers create smart city applications that can improve infrastructure and public services, and enhance safety and quality of life. Velodyne and NavVis, an Automated with Velodyne partner, are both members of the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program, which connects […]

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Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future

Velodyne Lidar Announces Free Virtual Summit, Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future On March 25, Top Execs and Engineers Discuss the Future of AV Technology and the Role of Women in the AV Industry SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future Summit featuring prominent female executives and engineers discussing the […]

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Velodyne, THORDRIVE Sign 5 Year Agreement

Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with ThorDrive Powered by Velodyne Sensors, ThorDrive Autonomous Vehicles Will Provide Cargo and Baggage Services at Airports Worldwide SAN JOSE, Calif. (February 10, 2021) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a five-year sales agreement to provide Ultra Puck™ sensors to ThorDrive, an autonomous technology company. ThorDrive is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its cargo and […]

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Velodyne Lidar Signs Sales Agreement with Emesent

Equipped with Velodyne Sensors, Emesent Autonomous Scanning System Makes Data Capture Fast and Simple for Forestry, Infrastructure, Mapping and Film Industries SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement to provide Puck LITE™ sensors to Emesent, a world-leader in drone autonomy, lidar mapping and data analytics. Emesent is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its award-winning Hovermap mobile […]

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Webinar – autonomy in cities, caves, disaster response..

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Velodyne Lidar LIVE! Webinar series explores autonomy in smarter cities, caves, airports and disaster response Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a new digital learning series called Velodyne Lidar LIVE! that begins January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. PST. The series kicks off with a conversation featuring Dr. Stefan Hrabar, CEO of Emesent, on how to address autonomous exploration in challenging inaccessible […]

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Velodyne Encourages Government + Industry Collaboration

Velodyne Encourages Government and Industry Collaboration to Advance Vehicle Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–Jan. 14, 2021– Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today commended the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) plan to update to its New Car Assessment Program (NCAP). The NHTSA proposal would add four advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) capabilities to the NCAP, keeping pace with evolving safety technologies and […]

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Velodyne – Alpha Prime Sensors for Self-Driving Shuttles

SAN JOSE, Calif. (December 16, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a sales agreement for Alpha Prime™ sensors with May Mobility, a pioneer in autonomous vehicle (AV) technology. May Mobility selected Velodyne as a provider of long-range, surround view lidar sensors for its entire growing fleet of self-driving shuttles. Velodyne’s Alpha Prime is a next generation lidar sensor that utilizes Velodyne’s patented […]

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Autonomous Mobile Robotics and Last-Mile Delivery

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Solid State Sensor for Autonomous Mobile Robotics and Last-Mile Delivery Velarray M1600 Provides Advanced Perception for Rapidly Growing Autonomous Robot Market SAN JOSE, Calif. (December 10, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced the Velarray M1600, an innovative solid state lidar sensor designed to serve mobile robotic applications. The sensor is the latest in a new line of […]

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Webinar Showcases Velodyne’s Velarray H800 and…

Hexagon | AutonomouStuff Webinar Showcases How Velodyne’s Velarray H800 and PAEB Solution Can Power Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomy SAN JOSE, Calif. (December 8, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced Dr. Mircea Gradu, the company’s Senior Vice President of Product and Quality, is the featured speaker at a Hexagon | AutonomouStuff webinar on how lidar solutions can enhance […]

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Velodyne Lidar’s Velabit™ Wins Prestigious Best of…

Velodyne Lidar’s Velabit™ Wins Prestigious Best of What’s New Award From Popular Science Velodyne Velabit Recognized for Delivering Small Size, Big Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced its Velabit™ lidar sensor was named a winner in the Best of What’s New awards by Popular Science. The Velabit, Velodyne’s smallest sensor, brings new levels of versatility and affordability to […]

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Velodyne – Autonomous Driving Collaboration w/ Ford Otosan

Velodyne Lidar Announces Autonomous Driving Collaboration with Ford Otosan Companies Working Together on Autonomous Driving Development and Testing for Heavy Commercial Vehicles SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced it is collaborating with Ford Otosan on product development and testing of autonomous heavy commercial trucks. Ford Otosan is testing and planning to use Velodyne Velarray H800 lidar sensors to enable […]

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Georeference pointclouds with the new OxTS Georeferencer

Georeference pointclouds from Hesai, Ouster and Velodyne LiDAR sensors with the new OxTS Georeferencer OxTS Georeferencer is a powerful LiDAR georeferencing software tool that combines OxTS inertial navigation data with raw LiDAR data to give surveyors the ability to create georeferenced pointclouds as well as tools to calibrate their setup and analyse the accuracy of their survey.   With the […]

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Velodyne Announces Sales Agreement with Local Motors

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Local Motors SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 19,  2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a multi-year sales agreement with Local Motors, a leading digital vehicle manufacturer that develops sustainable mobility solutions to empower communities around the world. Local Motors uses Velodyne’s lidar sensors to enable safe, reliable operation of Olli, the company’s 3D-printed, electric, self-driving […]

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Velodyne Lidar Unveils Breakthrough Solid State Sensor for…

Velodyne Lidar Unveils Breakthrough Solid State Sensor for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomy Available in Affordable Mass Quantities, Velarray H800 is the First in a Family of Solid State Sensors to Enhance Automakers’ Safety Features SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 13, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today debuted its latest innovation in its broad array of lidar sensors, the Velarray […]

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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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