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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Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit $100 Lidar Sensor

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Velabit $100 Lidar Sensor Delivers Small Size, Big Safety SAN JOSE, Calif. (January 7, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Velabit™, Velodyne’s smallest sensor which brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar perception, at CES 2020. The Velabit leverages Velodyne’s innovative lidar technology and manufacturing partnerships for cost optimization and high-volume production. The sensor advances Velodyne’s […]

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Velodyne Lidar Announces Anand Gopalan as New CEO

VELODYNE LIDAR ANNOUNCES ANAND GOPALAN AS NEW CEO Company Founder David Hall to Continue as Chairman of the Board  SAN JOSE, Calif. (January 6, 2020) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Anand Gopalan as its new CEO. Gopalan, who previously was Velodyne’s CTO, assumes the position from Velodyne’s legendary founder David Hall. Hall will continue as full-time Chairman of the Board and […]

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Velodyne Lidar to Unveil New Products at CES 2020

Velodyne Lidar to Unveil New Products at CES 2020 Press Conference Tuesday, Jan 7 at 11 AM WHAT: Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at an in-booth press conference.  The breakthrough lidar sensor sets a new industry benchmark for size, versatility and affordability. WHO:  Marta Hall, President & Chief Business Development Officer, Velodyne Lidar  […]

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Velodyne Lidar Advances Driver Safety with New Products at CES 2020

Small Form Factor, High Performance Make Velodyne Lidar Ideal Choice for ADAS to Protect Pedestrians, Assist Drivers and Save Lives – Safety SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its groundbreaking new lidar sensor technology at CES 2020 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall – booth #7520. Velodyne will highlight its lidar technology that enables high-level […]

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Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation of AV Developers

Velodyne Lidar Supports Next Generation of AV Developers in Formula Student Competitions Velodyne Participation in Student Engineering Challenges Brings State-of-the-Art Lidar Technology and Skills to Future Engineers SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–During the 2019 Formula Student, Europe’s most established educational engineering competition, Velodyne Lidar, Inc. contributed sensors to 20 university teams across Europe. The students used Velodyne lidar technology in powering the autonomous […]

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Velodyne Lidar Debuts Alpha Prime, the Most Advanced Lidar Sensor on market

Alpha Prime Delivers Unrivaled Combination of Field-of-View, Range, High-Resolution, Clarity and Operational Performance  SAN JOSE, Calif. (November 15, 2019) – Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today introduced Alpha Prime™, the next generation lidar sensor utilizing Velodyne’s patented surround view technology to deliver the combined highest performance specifications for the autonomous mobility industry in one sensor. The sensor is an unmatched solution in perception, field-of-view and […]

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How Velodyne’s Next Generation Sensors Enable True Vehicle Autonomy

Velodyne Lidar Executive Addresses How Velodyne’s Next Generation Sensors Enable True Vehicle Autonomy Anand Gopalan, Velodyne Lidar CTO, Discusses Lidar’s Role in Autonomous Vehicle Success at PRECISE Industry Day Conference SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Anand Gopalan, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Velodyne Lidar, Inc., will deliver a featured presentation on lidar technology at the upcoming PRECISE Industry Day Conference at the […]

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Space is Limited! Register now for the World Safety Summit

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Velodyne Lidar, Inc. hosts the annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology to address safety issues and public concern in the realm of autonomous vehicles. In the spirit of collaboration, this event provides a forum for clear public explanations, frank discussions and creative solutions regarding authentic autonomy, consumer transparency and good practices. The goal is to help advance the potential of […]

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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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