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Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement With Local Motors SAN JOSE, Calif. -Saturday 21 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Lidar Unveils Breakthrough Solid State Sensor for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and Autonomy -Saturday 14 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today debuted its latest innovation in its broad array of lidar sensors, the Velarray H800. The solid state Velarray H800 is architected for automotive grade performance and built using Velodyne’s breakthrough proprietary micro-lidar array...

ITS America Webinar Showcases How Lidar-Based Solutions Can Increase Pedestrian Safety -Sunday 8 November 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced it is joining forces with the Intelligent Transportation Society of America (ITS America) to produce a webinar that will explore how lidar technology can drive intelligent mobility in smart city applications. Velodyne and ITS...

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power LineVision’s V3 Overhead Power Line Monitoring System -Friday 30 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a sales agreement with LineVision, Inc., a provider of solutions to monitor, optimize and protect the world’s critical electric power grid. LineVision uses Velodyne high-performance lidar sensors in its V3 overhead power...

Velodyne Lidar Calls for Action to Improve Pedestrian Safety -Wednesday 21 October 2020  

(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 that primarily looks at...

Velodyne Lidar Announces World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology Agenda -Thursday 15 October 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 in communities. The summit aims to foster greater...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Three-Year Sales Agreement with Baidu -Monday 12 October 2020      

(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...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Inaugural Trading on Nasdaq Global Select Market -Thursday 1 October 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced shares of its common stock and warrants have begun trading on The Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbols “VLDR” (common stock) and “VLDRW” (warrants). Velodyne is the first public pure-play...

Velodyne Lidar, Inc. and Graf Industrial Corp. Announce Closing of Business Combination -Wednesday 30 September 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 name to Velodyne...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Third Annual World Safety Summit on Autonomous Technology -Sunday 13 September 2020  

(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 leaders from industry, government,...

Velodyne Lidar Joins ITS America to Advance Intelligent Transportation Systems -Saturday 29 August 2020      

(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 become part of...

Velodyne Lidar Named Hardware Supplier of the Year in TU-Automotive Awards -Thursday 20 August 2020      

(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 hardware supplier globally which had a stellar year, specifically...

Velodyne Lidar With Kaarta Cloud Can Produce Stunning 3D Maps -Wednesday 19 August 2020      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced Kaarta Cloud® exclusively supports Velodyne’s lidar sensors. Kaarta’s new cloud-based application is a platform to process, store, and share 3D spaces. Paired with high quality lidar to capture the environment in 3D, the data is...

Velodyne Lidar Powering Intelligent Traffic Management in Nevada -Thursday 13 August 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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...

Velodyne Lidar Sensors Power Emesent’s Hovermap to Fly Beyond the Visual Line of Sight -Friday 31 July 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 payload for...

Velodyne Lidar and PARIFEX Solutions Provide Smart Traffic Control -Saturday 25 July 2020  

(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...

Velodyne Lidar Inc. Announces Patent License Agreement With Hesai Photonics Technology -Tuesday 21 July 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. today announced a long-term global licensing agreement with Hesai Photonics Technology Co., Ltd. encompassing 360° surround-view lidar sensors. As a result of this agreement, Velodyne and Hesai have agreed to dismiss current legal proceedings in the U.S.,...

Velodyne Lidar Adds the “Smart” to Blue City Technology’s Smart City Solution -Saturday 18 July 2020  

(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...

Rajant and Velodyne Lidar Support Portwide Autonomy for DGWorld's ITVs at DP World’s Largest Port -Saturday 20 June 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Rajant Corporation, the provider of Kinetic Mesh® wireless networks, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., a market leader in lidar technology, together are playing a vital role behind the agreement between DP World, UAE Region and the autonomous vehicle, robotics, and artificial...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Partnership Agreement with Outsight -Thursday 18 June 2020  

(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 Camera system that helps businesses and governments...