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Friday, October 27th, 2017

Velodyne LiDAR Partners with YellowScan for Integrated LiDAR for UAVs

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with YellowScan to integrate its VLP-16 Puck and VLP-16 Puck LITE LiDAR sensors into YellowScan’s Surveyor for a turn-key and reliable LiDAR system for demanding UAV applications. Real-time LiDAR systems for UAVs

Friday, January 20th, 2017

Velodyne LiDAR Opens Megafactory in San Jose for Large-Scale Production of 3D LiDAR Sensors

Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the recognized global leader in Light, Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology, today announced the opening of a Megafactory that will significantly ramp up production of the latest 3D LiDAR sensors to meet high global demand. Located in San Jose, CA, the enormous facility not only has enough space for high-volume manufacturing, but

Wednesday, December 14th, 2016

Velodyne LiDAR Announces Breakthrough Design for Miniaturized, Low-Cost Solid-State LiDAR Sensors

MORGAN HILL, Calif. –Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the recognized global leader in Light, Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology, today announced a groundbreaking design for a solid-state LiDAR sensor that can deliver a subsystem cost of under $50 U.S. when sold in high-volume manufacturing scale. The technology will impact the proliferation of LiDAR sensors in multiple industry

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

With Velodyne LiDAR Sensor Out Front, Real Earth Wins Microsoft Competition for Localization

PITTSBURGH and MORGAN HILL, Calif. – Real Earth, the pioneer in real-time 3D mapping and localization, secured first place in Microsoft’s Indoor Localization Competition recently held in Vienna, Austria. Real Earth achieved the top ranking through their algorithms embedded in their STENCIL product. It was the only product to perform real time indoor localization without

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

Zeroing in on the Market for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Velodyne LiDAR Announces New Puck LITE

MORGAN HILL, Calif.  (Feb. 22, 2016)  — Aiming at the burgeoning market for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), Velodyne LiDAR today unveiled its new Puck LITE™ — at 590 grams, the world’s lightest 16-channel LiDAR sensor. Puck LITE will make its public debut on Feb. 22 at ILMF, the International LiDAR Mapping Forum, in Denver (Velodyne