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Velodyne Files Patent Infringement Complaint with ITC Against Hesai and RoboSense SAN JOSE, Calif. -Saturday 17 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. filed a patent infringement complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) against Hesai Photonics Technology Co., Ltd. and Suteng Innovation Technology Co., Ltd. (a.k.a. RoboSense) for violations of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 which...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Breakthrough Sensor for Autonomous Systems, Puck 32MR™ -Saturday 10 August 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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, shuttles and unmanned aerial...

Velodyne Lidar Acquires Mapper.ai for ADAS Launch -Wednesday 24 July 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Features Advanced Lidar for Port Terminal Automation at TOC Europe -Friday 14 June 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 steering,...

Velodyne Wins Patent Challenge -Tuesday 28 May 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne has won a patent challenge brought by competitor Quanergy. In making its ruling the US Patent Trial and Appeals Board on May 23, 2019 upheld the patentability of all claims in Velodyne’s pioneering ‘558 patent. The ‘558 patent relates to a lidar based 3D point...

Equipped with Velodyne Lidar Sensors, Techmake’s Eagle X Swoops into Aerial-Mapping Market -Friday 19 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Lidar Wins 2019 Automotive News PACE Award -Thursday 11 April 2019      

(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,...

Velodyne Lidar’s Sponsorship of Japan Automotive AI Challenge Advances Next Generation Engineers -Wednesday 3 April 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Achieves Half a Billion Dollars in Lidar Sensors Shipped -Friday 29 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 a broad portfolio of lidar sensor products at mass production levels....

Clearpath Brings Velodyne Lidar Technology to Robotics Community as Value-Added Partner -Thursday 28 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 to academic and corporate research...

New White Paper Calls for Clearer Marketing of Vehicle Autonomy and Driver Assistance for Safety -Friday 8 March 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- A recently published white paper developed by Frost & Sullivan calls on the auto industry to clarify and standardize marketing terminology for driver assistance and self-driving technologies. It also finds that lidar technology can “enable significant advances in driver...

Bringing Autonomous Vessels to Open Water: Velodyne Lidar Supports the Next Generation of AV Developers in Maritime... -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 in Honolulu, Hawaii in December 2018, RobotX brought together teams from universities in the...

Powered by Velodyne, HoloMatic Unveils New Autonomous Valet Parking Solution -Friday 1 February 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. supplies industry-leading lidar sensors for a new autonomous driving technology from HoloMatic that frees travelers from the burden of time-consuming searches for parking spots. The HoloMatic system, called HoloParking, is China’s first smart valet...

Velodyne Lidar and YellowScan Lead Drone Surveying Market for Highway Capacity Expansion -Friday 25 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced that the YellowScan Surveyor from YellowScan has utilized Velodyne’s groundbreaking sensor technology to generate precise mapping data for an infrastructure construction project on one of Central Europe’s busiest roadways. YellowScan...

Velodyne Lidar to Present Breakthrough Technology for Autonomy and Driver Assistance at Consumer Electronics Show (CES)... -Saturday 5 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Lidar Showcases a Wide Array of Never-Before-Seen Products at CES -Saturday 5 January 2019  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. will introduce and demonstrate its breakthrough new lidar sensor technology at CES 2019 in the Las Vegas Convention Center North Hall, booth #9010. Velodyne will present product demonstrations showing how lidar is advancing vehicle autonomy, safety, and...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Collaboration with Nikon in Technology Development and Manufacturing -Sunday 23 December 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Velodyne), the inventor and leader of the lidar sensor industry for autonomous vehicles (AV), today announced Nikon Corporation (Nikon) as a new strategic investor with an investment of $25M. The parties further announced they have begun discussions for a...

David Hall Honored as “2018 Inventor of the Year” by Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation -Thursday 13 December 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- The Intellectual Property Owners Education Foundation honored David Hall, chief executive officer and founder of Velodyne Lidar, Inc., as the 2018 Inventor of the Year at the Foundation’s awards dinner held at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. last night. Hall...

David Hall Wows Industry with New Technology Solution for Space Exploration -Monday 10 December 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- David Hall is one of history’s rare technological visionaries with the imagination and technical wherewithal to recognize a problem, conceive a solution, and then build something that works. On December 6 at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s event, LAUNCH: Industry Taking Off,...

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power ThorDrive’s Trailblazing Autonomous Driving Commercial Vehicle Services -Thursday 29 November 2018      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Utilizing Velodyne Lidar sensors, ThorDrive, a leading autonomous vehicle (AV) startup, is introducing commercial vehicle services in the first of many pilots. The kick-off event will be attended by local government and business leaders, including Mayor Liz Kniss of Palo Alto,...

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