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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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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