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Faraday Future Selects Velodyne as Exclusive Lidar Supplier for Flagship FF 91 Luxury Electric Vehicle SAN JOSE, Calif. -Friday 30 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has been selected by Faraday Future (FF) as the exclusive supplier of lidar for Faraday’s flagship FF 91 all-electric vehicle (EV). Velodyne’s solid state Velarray H800 lidar sensors will power the FF...

Velodyne Showcases Advanced Lidar Solutions at Auto Shanghai 2021 -Saturday 17 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) will demonstrate its groundbreaking sensor technology at Auto Shanghai 2021 – The 19th International Automobile Industry Exhibition (booth # 2.2H 6BC071) from April 21 to 28. Velodyne will highlight its technology leadership in lidar...

Knightscope Selects Velodyne Lidar Technology for Next-Generation Autonomous Security Solutions -Tuesday 6 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, and Velodyne Lidar, Inc., (NASDAQ: VLDR, VLDRW), jointly announced today that Knightscope has selected Velodyne Lidar’s...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Agreement With AGM Systems LLC -Saturday 3 April 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year agreement with AGM Systems LLC, which provides state-of-the-art hardware and software technology for the collection, processing and analysis of air and mobile mapping data. AGM Systems will utilize...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Appointment of Deborah Hersman to Board of Directors -Thursday 18 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that Deborah Hersman, former chair of the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), has been appointed to the Company’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Hersman has nearly 30 years of government,...

Seasoned Operations Executive Jim Barnhart Appointed Chief Operating Officer of Velodyne Lidar -Tuesday 16 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that it has appointed James L. Barnhart as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Barnhart brings to Velodyne Lidar more than 30 years of experience and has a proven track record of manufacturing...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Executive Appointments to Advance Company’s Continued Global Lidar Market Leadership -Tuesday 9 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced that it has appointed Sinclair Vass as Chief Commercial Officer, succeeding Mike Jellen. Mr. Vass joins Velodyne from Focuslight Technologies, where he served as Corporate Senior Vice President and was responsible...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Free Virtual Summit, Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future -Thursday 4 March 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced the Disruptive Women Powering Our Autonomous Future Summit featuring prominent female executives and engineers discussing the future of AV technology and the critical role of women in making it all possible....

Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with ThorDrive -Thursday 11 February 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a five-year sales agreement to provide Ultra Puck™ sensors to ThorDrive, an autonomous technology company. ThorDrive is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its cargo and baggage ground support tractors in a...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Emesent -Wednesday 27 January 2021      

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a multi-year sales agreement to provide Puck LITE™ sensors to Emesent, a world-leader in drone autonomy, lidar mapping and data analytics. Emesent is using Velodyne’s lidar sensors to power its award-winning...

Velodyne Lidar LIVE! Webinar Series Explores Autonomy in Smarter Cities, Caves, Airports and Disaster Response -Tuesday 26 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a new digital learning series called Velodyne Lidar LIVE! that begins January 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. PST. The series kicks off with a conversation featuring Dr. Stefan Hrabar, CEO of Emesent, on how to address...

Velodyne Lidar and Trunk.Tech Announce Strategic Partnership in Autonomous Trucking -Wednesday 20 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced a strategic partnership with Beijing Trunk Technology Co., Ltd. (Trunk.Tech). The companies will collaborate in developing next-generation autonomous heavy trucks and to accelerate commercialization of driverless...

Velodyne Lidar Commends NHTSA Plan to Update NCAP -Sunday 17 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Lidar Powers Intelligent Traffic Management -Tuesday 12 January 2021  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) and University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Center for Applied Research today published a white paper that demonstrates lidar sensors’ ability to make transportation infrastructure more efficient, sustainable and safe. The white paper...

Velodyne Joins the Qualcomm Smart Cities Accelerator Program -Tuesday 22 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR, VLDRW) today announced it has joined the Qualcomm® Smart Cities Accelerator Program to promote using lidar technology in smart city solutions. By becoming part of the Qualcomm Smart Cities ecosystem, Velodyne will work more closely with...

Velodyne Lidar Signs Multi-Year Sales Agreement with Motional to Provide Alpha Prime Sensors for Its Driverless... -Saturday 19 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced a multi-year sales agreement for Alpha Prime™ sensors with Motional, a global driverless technology leader. Velodyne will be the exclusive provider of long-range, surround view lidar sensors for Motional’s SAE Level 4...

May Mobility Selects Velodyne Lidar as Long-Range Lidar Provider -Thursday 17 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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...

Velodyne Lidar’s Velabit™ Wins Silicon Valley Robotics Innovation Award -Wednesday 16 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Velodyne Lidar, Inc. (Nasdaq: VLDR) today announced its Velabit™ lidar sensor was named the winner of the 2020 Innovation Award by Silicon Valley Robotics. The Velabit, Velodyne’s smallest sensor, brings new levels of versatility and affordability to 3D lidar...

Velodyne Lidar Introduces Solid State Sensor for Autonomous Mobile Robotics and Last-Mile Delivery -Saturday 12 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- 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 Velarray products and first in the new M-series. It is built using...

Hexagon | AutonomouStuff Webinar Showcases How Velodyne’s Velarray H800 and PAEB Solution Can Power Advanced... -Thursday 10 December 2020  

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- 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 safety in consumer vehicles. The free webinar,...