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Velodyne LiDAR Partners with UMS for Autonomous Vehicle Testing in South Korea

Velodyne LiDAR Partners with UMS for Autonomous Vehicle Testing in South Korea autonomous vehicle driving urban mobility

UMS leverages a range of Velodyne’s advanced LiDAR sensors for broad autonomous technology development in a diverse range of platforms SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D vision systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced that it is partnering with Unmanned Solution (UMS) of South Korea to integrate its advanced LiDAR sensors into UMS’ expansive autonomous technology

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Velodyne Launches The World’s Highest Resolution LiDAR for Autonomous Vehicles

Velodyne VLS 128 Front Top Scale HDL 64 vs VLS 128 autonomous vehicle LiDAR

With substantial improvements in field-of-view, range, and resolution, VLS-128™ improves the overall perception system to accelerate the development of driverless cars SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Velodyne Labs today announced that it has produced a LiDAR with the world’s best resolution, longest range, and widest field of view, the result of which will boost the autonomous vehicle and

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Velodyne LiDAR Announces New “Velarray” a Solid-state LiDAR Sensor

Velodyne LiDAR Announces New “Velarray” a Solid-state LiDAR Sensor

Cutting the costs of LIDAR, a critical sensor array in making self-driving cars affordable. LIDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging. It provides a high definition 3D view to an autonomous vehicle of its surroundings. Velodyne LiDAR Inc., the world leader in 3D real-time perception systems for autonomous vehicles, today announced its new fixed-laser, solid-state Velarray™ LiDAR (Light Detection and

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

New Megafactory caps off major expansion of Velodyne LiDAR’s production, R&D, and corporate facilities around the world MORGAN HILL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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

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

Application of integrated circuitry leads to a new approach to LiDAR sensors for the autonomous vehicle, 3D mapping, and drone industries MORGAN HILL, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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

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Ford Plans to Roll Out Cars with No Steering Wheel or Pedals in 5 Years

Ford Motor Co. made its latest plea for investors to view the auto maker more like a Silicon Valley company, promising lofty returns on future ventures while warning near-term profit will be pinched by deep investment. The car maker told investors that its new business services unit eventually will deliver 20% margins, two-and-a-half-times its core auto-making operation. It updated its

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Autonomous-Car Sensor Maker Velodyne Receives $150 Million Investment

The $150 million investment will allow Velodyne to expand development and drive down cost LiDAR sensors Ford Motor Co. and Chinese web-service provider Baidu Inc. are leading a $150 million investment in laser-sensor maker Velodyne Inc., the latest in a series of bets being placed by car makers and tech companies to advance autonomous-driving technology. The investment will allow the California-based Velodyne to expand

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Israeli Autonomous Vehicle Startup Gets Series A Funding $9 million

For autonomous vehicles to function, they need to be able to react to changes in their surrounding environment. That’s where a sophisticated high definition solid-state LiDAR (laser sensor system) comes into play, and why Israel-based Innoviz Technologies announced Monday it had secured a $9 million Series A investment led by Magma Venture Partners and Vertex Venture Capital. Other investors included Zohar Zisapel, Amiti

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