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Velodyne Lidar Signs Five-Year Sales Agreement with ThorDrive SAN JOSE, Calif. -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,...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Autonomous Driving Collaboration with Ford Otosan -Wednesday 2 December 2020  

(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 safe navigation and...

Velodyne Lidar Announces Multi-Year Sales Agreement With Local Motors -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...